Monthly Archives: September 2021

A page from the original manuscript of The Hound of the Baskerville is on sale for £ 145,000

One of the 37 surviving pages of the original manuscript of The Hound of the Baskerville is on sale for £ 145,000 A single handwritten page of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle sells for £ 145,000 The rare manuscript is from Sherlock Holmes’ novel, The Hound of the Baskervilles This is …

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Manuscript reveals battle between Greeks and Goths at Thermopylae

The Thermopyles site. Credit: Fkerasar / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0 An ancient manuscript that was recently revealed indicates that in 262 BC there was another battle at Thermopylae which essentially saved Greece from the Goths. In 2007, Jana Grusková, PhD, of Masaryk University, discovered a manuscript fragment containing …

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David Kushner, journalist behind A24’s “Zola”, to publish next book on Substack (EXCLUSIVE)

David Kushner, best-selling author and journalist whose stories are often developed for film and television, will publish his next book on Substack. Kushner’s magazine articles have inspired films like A24’s “Zola” and upcoming projects involving Christian Bale and Spike Lee. Substack, a subscription-based newsletter service, will now house its new …

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Queen vows against abdication according to biographer

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning British monarch, will not resign to hand over the throne to her 70-year-old son or 39-year-old grandson, the author of a new biography said, due to of “binding promises in presence” undertaken at his coronation in June 1953 at Westminster Abbey. As early as 1982, …

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Two men charged with murder of journalist in Derry

Two men have been charged with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot while covering the unrest in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 2019. The men, aged 21 and 33, were also charged with Possession of Firearms and Ammunition with Intent to Endanger Life, Possession of Molotov Cocktails, Throwing …

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Two men accused of murdering journalist Lyra Mckee

Two men stand accused in the murder of journalist Lyra Mckee who was shot while covering the Londonderry riots in 2019 Ms McKee, 29, was gunned down by dissident Republicans in Londonderry in 2019 The men were also charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent Extremist group …

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