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Derbyshire villagers keep 19th Century Christmas tradition alive

Image copyright Winster Hall Image caption The Winster Guisers’s characters and costumes are based around this photograph taken outside Winster Hall around 1870 Performing in masks, careering around pubs and homes with a horse’s head…

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Mince pie recipe from 17th Century uncovered

Two academics have come across a 17th Century recipe for mince pies, which contains ox tongue. Dr Sara Read, from Loughborough University, and Dr Jennifer Evans, from the University of Hertfordshire, came across the recipe…


Family of Eastbourne girl’s century-old Santa letter traced

Image caption Marjorie Pennington’s letter to Father Christmas was discovered in a book, 120 years after she wrote it The family of a five-year-old girl whose letter to Santa was discovered after 120 years has…


Century old Jersey laws ‘devastating’ biodiversity

Image caption A hedgehog group in Jersey says a fall in summer offspring may have been caused by people using strimmers on hedges A spate of wildlife deaths and damage to hedgerows in Jersey has…


Christophe Berra: Hearts looking beyond double century of appearances

Christophe Berra played for Wolves and Ipswich in between his spells at Hearts Scottish Premiership: Livingston v Hearts Venue: Tynecastle, Edinburgh Date: Friday, 14 December Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland; live…


NHS outpatients service ‘stuck in the 18th Century’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are 127 millon outpatient appointments every year The way hospitals in the UK run outpatient clinic appointments is stuck “in the 18th Century”, leading doctors say. Every year…


Medieval combat fan guilty of possessing 14th Century sword

Image copyright Wales News Service Image caption Alun Powell has represented Wales as a medieval sports enthusiast A medieval sports enthusiast has been told he could face jail after being found guilty of possessing a…



Cook bows out with last Test century

Cook reaches century in final Test innings Alastair Cook scored a century in his final Test innings for England before international retirement. The opener was given a lengthy ovation as an overthrow which ran to…


England v India: Alastair Cook hits half-century in final Test

Hosts finish day one on 198-7 after fall of late wickets Fifth Specsavers Test, The Kia Oval (day one) England 198-7: Cook 71, Moeen 50, Ishant 3-28 India: Yet to bat Scorecard Alastair Cook made…


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