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Amitava Kumar: This is the gift V.S. Naipaul gave me

Added: 13.08.2018 6:20 | 2 views | 0 comments

On October 10, 1953, V.S. Naipaul sent a telegram home to his family in Trinidad. At that time, Naipaul was an indigent student at University College, Oxford; he had arrived in England on a scholarship and had begun writing brief pieces for the BBC's Caribbean Voices program. Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001, died Saturday in London at the age of 85.

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V.S. Naipaul, Nobel-winning novelist, dies at 85

Added: 12.08.2018 1:51 | 4 views | 0 comments

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul, who was born in Trinidad but lived most of his life in England, died in his London home Saturday, Britain's Press Association reported, citing Naipaul's wife.

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Woman dies after exposure to nerve agent

Added: 09.08.2018 12:10 | 3 views | 0 comments

A woman who was exposed to a Soviet-era nerve agent in Amesbury, England, died, the Metropolitan Police said in a written statement.

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From Vogue cover model to jockey for one day

Added: 01.08.2018 16:40 | 7 views | 0 comments

Against the backdrop of Sussex's rolling green countryside in south east England, 11 women prepare to take on the challenge of becoming jockeys for a day at a quintessentially English race meeting.

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The HPV vaccine will be given to boys as well as girls in England

Added: 24.07.2018 15:54 | 8 views | 0 comments

A vaccine against the human papillomavirus, or HPV, will be given to boys in England for the first time, the UK government announced on Tuesday.

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How sound helps a blind sailor win gold medals

Added: 20.07.2018 10:43 | 8 views | 0 comments

During a rare spell of sunny hot weather in England, gold medalist Lucy Hodges takes the helm of a monohull off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

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Suitcase of old photos shows unseen side of London

Added: 19.07.2018 21:40 | 11 views | 0 comments

For 30 years, Liz Turner and her husband Martin Carroll kept a battered old suitcase in the attic of their home in Kent, in the south of England. Little did they know that they were hoarding a treasure trove of remarkable photos.

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Belgium records best finish with victory over England

Added: 14.07.2018 17:20 | 12 views | 0 comments

Having previously contested the match no team wanted to win, Belgium and England squared up in the match neither side wanted to play.

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Wimbledon: Kevin Anderson outslugs John Isner in epic match to reach final

Added: 13.07.2018 20:05 | 10 views | 0 comments

Kevin Anderson outslugged John Isner in a record match lasting over six hours in Wimbledon's battle of the giants to reach his first men's final at the All England Club.

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Jordan Pickford: Washington's new leading man

Added: 13.07.2018 11:10 | 9 views | 0 comments

If Donald Trump thought he would arrive in England as the most popular man from Washington then he was sorely mistaken.

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