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from Mail Online

Images from history: Rarely seen photographs bring 1800s London back to life

It's one of the most famous landmarks in the UK - and this unique shot shows Nelson's Column under construction in April 1844.

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from the Guardian

100 years of scientific breakthroughs - by women

Dorothy Hodgkin worked out the structure of penicillin, insulin and vitamin B12. But when, after 31 years of work, she won the Nobel Prize for science in 1964 the Daily Mail chose to run the story under the headline "Oxford housewife wins Nobel"

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Beautiful British bridges

Spanning Avon Gorge in Bristol is the Clifton Suspension Bridge, a Grade I listed bridge designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Sadly, he died five years before its completion, but the bridge went on to become one of Bristol's most recognisable landmarks. Picture: David Noton Photography / Alamy

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from Mail Online

Amazing solar-powered fridge invented by British student in a potting shed helps poverty-stricken Africans

Not only is the fridge solar powered, it can also be built from household materials Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1108343/Amazing-solar-powered-fridge-invented-British-student-potting-shed-helps-poverty-stricken-Africans.html#ixzz2Eba9mhJe Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

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from BuzzFeed

38 Breathtaking Pictures From The Early Days Of The London Underground

Circa 1863: The first Metropolitan train on the underground line passing through Praed Street, London.

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