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Celebrating India's Independence Day - photo essay

To celebrate World Heritage Day, we're celebrating some of the worlds top monuments and sites of cultural and architectural significance. The Taj Mahal, India is up there with the best. Have you visited it yet?

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Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas George Mountbatten, The Last Viceroy of India - The Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Uncle to Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, Godfather to Prince Charles, whose own son carries the name Louis in his honor - William Philip Arthur Louis, The Prince William. Lord Mountbatten played important role during the last days of the British Raj. In old age Mountbatten was blown up on his yacht by the IRA.

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St. Patrick's Day Irish Flag Cocktail | 1 oz (3.38 cl) Brandy 1 oz (3.38 cl) Crème de Menthe 1 oz (3.38 cl) Bailey's Irish Cream (Irish Cream) To make an Irish Flag, a popular St Patricks day drink, layer in order the creme de menthe, followed by irish cream and finally brandy.

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from Express.co.uk

Biggest, best ever UFO photograph? Witnesses snap 'Independence Day-like mothership'

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from Twitter

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History In Pictures (@Fitzgerald Georgia In Pics) tweeted at 6:09 PM on Sat, Mar 15, 2014: Gandhi in front of 10 Downing St, London 1931

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