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Calgary man flies over city using helium balloons - video

Life imitating Up: 120 balloons, one man and a garden chair take to the skies

Fire deaths rise by 21% as chiefs issue cuts warning

Luton lollipop man suspended after blocking fire engine

foetus alcohol syndrome Stella's story

My mother, the alcoholic: living with foetal alcohol syndrome

Former Ottolenghi chef Nicole Pisani serves lunch to pupils at serves at Gayhurst primary school in Hackney, east London.

The new dinner lady: 10 years on, can an Ottolenghi chef prove Jamie Oliver's revolution wasn't a flash in the pan?

QI : Quite Interesting

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~ codpiece ~ highlight of male fashion in the Renaissance

The rise and fall of the codpiece - in pictures

Testbed areas must be able to demonstrate that successful reforms can be replicated around the country

Spring is 30 seconds shorter every year

WAT ZIT ER AAN RIJKDOM IN POEP? - Zitten er ook mineralen en metalen in hondenpoep? Uitzoeken! People could be flushing gold – and other precious metals – down the toilet.

Gold in faeces 'is worth millions and could save the environment'

Saucy postcards Saucy cartoon postcards, epitomized by the work of ex-naval draughtsman Donald McGill, became widespread in the 1930s and, at their peak, sold 16 million a year. The Conservative government of 1951-5, concerned at the supposed deterioration of morals in Britain, decided on a crackdown. Their main target was 79 year-old McGill. He was found guilty in Lincoln on 15th July 1954 under the Obscene Publications Act 1857 and fined £50 with £25 costs. McGill never received…

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