Coventry Telegraph
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From the most famous playwright on the planet to pioneering politicians - were proud of them all
Daily Express - Film
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KyivPost
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But the main reason was affordability. The filmmaker wouldnt name an exact price, but joked that it was so low he was afraid an avalanche of Americans might come to spoil the quiet of the Ukrainian countryside. “But for the price of a one-bedroom apartment in New York City or Boston, two cities I'm familiar with, you can live like (Anton Chekhov’s) Madame Ranevskaya and plant your own little Cherry Orchard,” Gracia said, referring to the main character in the famous Russian playwright’s last work. According to realt.ua land-selling website, the price of land in Kyiv Oblast starts at $1,000 to $2,500 for 100 square meters (0.024 acres). The average price ranges from $12,000 to $50,000. Gracia has lived in New York City for 25 years, where a good plot of land within an hour of the city is only affordable for the very rich. According to Zillow.
OK!
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The Mysterious Girl singer is gearing up for his first Australian tour in 20 years later this year but insists he will be keeping his shirt on. Dad-of-four Pete, 44, explained: “The last thing I’d want to do now is take my shirt off. “The nineties — they were the days. My videos were actually banned in a lot of countries because of the toplessness. Peter Andre was famous for getting his top off in his music videos back in the 90s [Getty] “I still work out, I train, ...
Breitbart News
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Daily Express - Sports
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FERNANDO ALONSO has exploded interest in Indy 500 in the UK and Europe as a whole by ditching the Monaco Grand Prix in favour of the US race.
Plymouth Herald
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A pair of Plymouth mums famous for blinging up their babies have opened a shop selling high-end clothing for infants and toddlers in Plymouth.Deborah Finch of M's Childrenswear, which had been selling high-end clothing for kids at Plymouth City Market since 1970, now has her own premises in Cornwall Street. And she says her new venture has received a brilliant reception from customers so far.Deborah said: It's nice in here people love the chandelier. READ NEXT: Nine pubs with...
Western Morning News
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The Dartmoor Hill Pony Association is to start selling its ponies for meat in a bid to improve the lives of its herd and enable the other wildlife to thrive in the famous Dartmoor landscape. The ponies have been on the moors for 4,000 years and, along with the cattle and sheep, they help to maintain the structure of the moorland, which is also home to butterflies, bees and other wildlife. But farmer Charlotte Faulkner, who lives in Poundsgate, near Newton Abbot, has said that creating a market...
Manchester Evening News
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Well known Mancs including Rowetta, Clint Boon and Julie Hesmondhalgh have posed up with their favourite Tampopo dish to celebrate 20 years of the Pan-Asian restaurant - which will help raise funds for two charities
Leicester Mercury
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The bank holiday weekend is nearly here and it looks as though it's going to be a warm one (albeit with a slight chance of rain). If you want to take advantage of the extra time off with a trip to the seaside, here's a look at where the closest beaches are to Leicester. We've also thrown in one alternative choice if you don't want to drive too far this weekend. Revealed: The one shop our readers want to open in LeicesterWhitby A charming place probably most famous for its...
Collective Evolution
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PC Pro
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There are other things going on here as well. When you coast, the electric motor becomes a generator that charges the i8’s batteries and, when you brake, the i8 reclaims wasted energy then, too. There’s also you the option of charging it by plugging in at the wall, of course, but it’s really not worth the hassle. Fast-charging for 30 minutes only boosted battery capacity by 25%; it’s much easier to put the car in Sport mode as this uses the engine to charge the battery. BMW i8 review: Drive When a car is so famous for its technology, it’s easy to dismiss the feel or general excitement of it. There are hundreds of paragraphs about how this car works all over the internet and, before I drove the i8, I feared it might not be as exhilarating or involving as a other supercars. Happily, I was miles off. As soon as you get in the car, pull the door down and fire it up, all technical details about energy recovery and hybrid technology fade away and you realise you’re in a thoroughbred sports car.
Bristol Post
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The event is looking to hit the right notes this summer
Autocar
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A pure-electric version of the T-Roc is unlikely, however, as VW is set to launch a bespoke family of electric models on its MEB platform from 2020. Welsch’s openness to branding a fast T-Roc as an R model rather than a GTI also signals a clear policy to reserve the latter badge for its famous hot hatches. Even so, the firm is looking to broaden the appeal of its GTI range, with the entry-level Up GTI set to launch early next year. As the SUV sector booms, car makers are looking to exploit sales niches while creating halo models that attract attention to a line-up as a whole while allowing them to exploit historically authentic performance brand names that set them apart from rivals. Nissan has toyed with limited-run GT-R-engined versions of its Juke SUV, and launched Nismo models, but VW’s decision to launch an R version of the T-Roc would signify a stepping up in the mainstream performance SUV stakes and be in line with the policy already signalled by stablemate Seat’s indications that it will launch Cupra versions of its SUVs.
SABC Digital News
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Western Morning News
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Hackaday
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Often the person we associate with the work wasn't really the first, just the one that published. Another example is the Wheatstone bridge. [Sir Charles Wheatstone] made it famous, but it was actually the brainchild of [Samuel Christie]. And? For some reason, everyone knows Ohm's law, but you don't hear much about poor old [Gustav]. If you take an electrical engineering class, these laws are among the first things you learn. You might not use it every day, especially in this day of computer simulations. However, understanding analysis like this can help you develop an intuitive understanding of electronics. By the way, the simulations in this post are using the Falstad simulator we've covered before. While it is common to use a simulator to just give you answers, it is also useful to let it check your work. The equations above, for example, would be easy to mix up signs or make another mistake.
Sputnik International
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft made new pictures of Saturn and the famous storm at its north pole on the second day of the planet's solstice, NASA reported.
KyivPost
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The latest work of popular American artist Jeff Koons was caught in a controversy: It appears to be a copy of a figurine by a late Ukrainian artist. Koons installed his 13-meter-high inflatable sculpture of a ballerina, “Seated Ballerina” next to the Rockefeller Center in the very heart of Manhattan earlier in May. It pictures a ballerina seating on an ottoman and adjusting a dancing shoe. The work is meant to raise awareness of child abduction and was commissioned by cosmetics producer Kiehl’s. However, it was soon noticed that the sculpture strongly resembles a famous porcelain figurine by Ukrainian sculptor Oksana Zhnikrup, who worked for the Art Ceramics Factory in Kyiv and died in 1993. Koons representatives told the Kyiv Post in an emailed comment that the artist has a license to use the ballerina. A grandson of Zhnikrup told Ukrainian TV news show TSN that the artistsrepresentatives got a permission to use two of her works, including the ballerina, back in 2010.
Bleacher Report
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This is the last of these nine scheduled Pep Jose Chronicles . I started the first back in August, talking about how the interest in Manchester football had been higher than I'd ever known, with the best newspapers in the world sending their correspondents to the city, not only to write about football but the city of Manchester itself, the rainy birthplace of the industrial revolution, the suffragettes, the world's first computer and a musical history that allowed the city to punch well above its cultural demographic, achievements Longfella celebrated in his tribute poem "This Is the Place," which has gone around the world since Monday. Guardiola and Mourinho, football's two most famous coaches, gave them the hook, the journalistic angle, yet the season didn't go as expected for United or City. The title race between the two never materialised.
Western Morning News
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Devon author Lady Elizabeth Kitson will be presenting the trophy to the winning champion ridden hunter show pony at the Royal Bath and West Show that is named after her famous pony Legend.Lady Elizabeth will attend the show on Saturday, June 3 to present the historic trophy that was first awarded in the early 1950s by her parents Colonel and Lady Spencer in memory of their homebred 13.2hh Legend who is one of the most successful show ponies of all time.Last year, Forelock Books published Lady...
Autocar
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A pure-electric version of the T-Roc is unlikely, however, as VW is set to launch a bespoke family of electric models on its MEB platform from 2020. Welsch’s openness to branding a fast T-Roc as an R model rather than a GTI also signals a clear policy to reserve the latter badge for its famous hot hatches. Even so, the firm is looking to broaden the appeal of its GTI range, with the entry-level Up GTI set to launch early next year. As the SUV sector booms, car makers are looking to exploit sales niches while creating halo models that attract attention to a line-up as a whole while allowing them to exploit historically authentic performance brand names that set them apart from rivals. Nissan has toyed with limited-run GT-R-engined versions of its Juke SUV, and launched Nismo models, but VW’s decision to launch an R version of the T-Roc would signify a stepping up in the mainstream performance SUV stakes and be in line with the policy already signalled by stablemate Seat’s indications that it will launch Cupra versions of its SUVs.
Daily Mail - Football
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In a world before memes and gifs, before every moment was analysed on Twitter and went viral on Facebook, the gaffe was so foolhardy that it became almost as famous as the goal it described.
Western Morning News
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Devon is one of the most scenic places to visit especially in the summer, where many head to their local golf course for a round whilst taking in and enjoying the stunning views, from the countryside to the beaches.And there are plenty of courses throughout the county to choose from in 2017 for you to enjoy. Here are six of the best golf courses in DevonTiverton golf clubThis 18-hole course was originally designed by famous course architect James Braid whose other designs include...