Guy Fawkes Day Newswire

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  1. Baby girl who made England hard-man rugby captain a softie: How...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Baby girl who made England hard-man rugby captain a softie: How Dylan Hartley is embracing fatherhood following arrival of adorable daughter He has been banned from the rugby pitch for elbowing, punching and even biting those who dare to get in his way. But a cuddly little girl with a dimpled smile has succeeded where referees have failed - and reined in the ferocity of England captain Dylan Hartley.

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  2. Free WikLeaks' Assange and compensate him, United Nations saysRead the original story

    Yesterday | Dear Kitty

    This photo shows pro- Julian Assange demonstrators in London, England. They have Guy Fawkes masks on.

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  3. Bold fashion statementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Courier

    Theresa Casway wears an Ollie Henderson 'House of Riot' t-shirt. Political T's on show in the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka.

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  4. Fifteen arrests after Sheffield Bonfire Night violenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sheffield Telegraph

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Some 15 people were arrested and bailed after youths threw fireworks which injured three officers in Sheffield, police have revealed.

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  5. Money Off Fireworks, Costumes and Days Out for Halloween and Guy Fawkes with DiscountVouchers.co.ukRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2011 | 24-7 Press Release

    SURREY, ENGLAND, November 02, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Families all over the country are getting set to enjoy the fun and games of Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night this autumn and DiscountVouchers.co.uk can help consumers to afford more at top stores and suppliers. The voucher codes specialist has sourced and published deals for saving on costumes, fireworks and days out at Asda, Alton Towers and Dealtastic this week.

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  6. Hastings Week honour for IonRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Hastings Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Bowskill Trophy is presented annually in memory of Cyril Bowskill who, with his wife Joan was a great supporter of Hastings Week.

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  7. Kathe Gibb: Insensitive languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Daily Camera

    I'm hearing this phrase everywhere I go - at work, at restaurants, even my friends say it. Etymologists believe "guy" comes from Guy Fawkes - a terrorist in 1606 England caught sitting on the gunpowder meant to blow up the House of Lords and King James I. Eventually "guy" evolved to become "a person of grotesque appearance."

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  8. Preseason All-American baseball honors for StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Quantrill, who earned the same accolade last year and was also named a third-team All-American nominee by Collegiate Baseball News this season, began the 2015 season at 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA prior to missing the remainder of the season due to injury. He was 7-5 with a 2.68 ERA and an All-Pac-12 honoree as a freshman.

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  9. Today in History: Ham the Chimp heads to spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Monterey County Herald

    In 1958, the United States entered the Space Age with its first successful launch of a satellite into orbit, Explorer I. In 1606, Guy Fawkes, convicted of treason for his part in the “Gunpowder Plot” against the English Parliament and King James I, was executed. In 1865, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution abolishing slavery, sending it to states for ratification.

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  10. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Berkshire Eagle

    In 1958, the United States entered the Space Age with its first successful launch of a satellite into orbit, Explorer I. In 1606, Guy Fawkes, convicted of treason for his part in the "Gunpowder Plot" against the English Parliament and King James I, was executed. In 1865, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution abolishing slavery, sending it to states for ratification.

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  11. Today in History: Jan. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In 1606, Guy Fawkes, convicted of treason for his part in the "Gunpowder Plot" against the English Parliament and King James I, was executed. In 1958, the United States entered the Space Age with its first successful launch of a satellite into orbit, Explorer I. In 1606, Guy Fawkes, convicted of treason for his part in the "Gunpowder Plot" against the English Parliament and King James I, was executed.

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  12. Skimmity riding and cock squailing: 9 old Dorset customs to revive this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Bournemouth Echo

    Dorset's history is full of old customs and superstitions. We've been looking at some of the more obscure - is it time to bring some of these back? Among the more dubious customs by which Shrove Tuesday was marked was cock squailing , or cock shying, which involved throwing sticks at a cockerel tied to a post until it died, to no particular purpose.

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  13. This day in historyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Inyo Register

    1504 - France cedes Naples to Aragon. 1578 - The Battle of Gembloux takes place.

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  14. Hacktivist group Anonymous crashes Fort Lauderdale governmental websitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Examiner.com

    In their trademark computer generated voice, an individual - wearing a Guy Fawkes mask - promised to crash the FortLauderdale.gov and related websites if the city did not rescind the homeless sleeping and feeding ordinances recently enacted. Hours after an " Anonymous " posting on YouTube, the hacktivist group made good on their threat to crash the official city and police department website of Fort Lauderdale , Florida , when demands to lift the city's homeless bans were not met, according to EyesOnNews late Monday.

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  15. Royals hosting Epilepsy Awareness on Fireworks NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | New York Daily News

    The Kansas City Royals are hosting Epilepsy Awareness Night on August 5 - the same evening they're planning a massive fireworks display. The World Series champions have Summer Fireworks scheduled after all Friday home games, but clearly the team needs to rethink their game plan.

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  16. Venezuela's state informers: patriots or snitches?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Reuters

    An anti-government protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask stands with a shield near flames from molotov cocktails thrown at a water cannon by anti-government protesters during riots in Caracas in this April 20, 2014 file photo. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during the last campaign rally with pro-government candidates for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Caracas in this December 3, 2015 file photo.

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  17. Insight - Venezuela's state informers: patriots or snitches?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Retired pilot Rodolfo Gonzalez was relaxing at home after a cinema outing in April 2014 when Venezuelan intelligence agents burst into his Caracas apartment. An anti-government protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask stands with a shield near flames from molotov cocktails thrown at a water cannon by anti-government protesters during riots in Caracas in this April 20, 2014 file photo.

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  18. Dying Merseyside pensioner wrote heartbreaking 'I love you' note to daughtersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Mail on Sunday

    A dying pensioner wrote a heartbreaking 'I love you' note to his two daughters while an ambulance took nearly two hours to arrive, his family claim. Ronald Volante, 74, was found dead after suffering heart failure in his Merseyside flat at a sheltered housing complex on November 5 last year.

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  19. Dying pensioner writes heartbreaking goodbye note to family while waiting Two Hours for ambulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Mirror.co.uk

    A pensioner penned a heart-breaking 'I love you' note to his two daughters as he died while waiting almost two hours for paramedics. Roland Volante, 74, was killed by a massive heart failure in his sheltered flat on Bonfire Night, an inquest heard.

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  20. Leading Scientology figure tells judge she 'could have been more...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Independent.ie

    Zabina Collins, a leading member of the church of Scientology in Ireland, has told a judge she "could have been a little more temperate" about what she had to say in an e-mail to a school principal complaining about a former Church member's talk to schoolboys on cults. Collins, who admitted in court to having had a teenage drugs and heavy drinking problem, is being sued for defamation by Peter Griffiths, Cual Gara, Teeling Street, Ballina, Co Mayo, for what his counsel Seamus O Tuathail SC described as "a vicious character attack."

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