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On this day…in 1840

Under the leadership of British statesman Edward G. Wakefield, the first British colonists to New Zealand arrive at Port Nicholson on Auckland Island. In 1642,...

On this day…in 1912

After a two-month ordeal, the expedition of British explorer Robert Falcon Scott arrives at the South Pole only to find that Roald Amundsen, the...

On this day…in 1842

On January 13, 1842, a British army doctor reaches the British sentry post at Jalalabad, Afghanistan, the lone survivor of a 16,000-strong Anglo-Indian expeditionary...

On this day…in 1916

On January 8, 1916, Allied forces stage a full retreat from the shores of the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, ending a disastrous invasion of...

On this day…in 1941

On this day, British and Australian forces enter the port at Tobruk, in Libya, and tens of thousands of Italian occupiers are taken prisoner. Italy declared...

Happy Birthday to Ozzienews star Gemma Atkinson

Well, we said we wanted to honour Gemma Atkinson in our own little way, and guess what...we have. Today is Gemma's birthday so we thought...

Liam Gallagher turns 40…in a tuxedo

For years he has been the bad boy of the British music scene with a nonchalant attitude and outspoken opinions. But Liam Gallagher may have...

Morrissey provokes Falkland Island arguement

The singer Morrissey has continued to provoke in the Falklands row after his band played a concert in Argentina in T-shirts that shouted the...

Falkand Islands dispute gets nuclear

Argentina says it has information that Britain sent a nuclear armed submarine to the South Atlantic near the disputed Falkland Islands in the latest...

Harry Redknapp – struggles and success

Many episodes of Harry Redknapp’s life have found him in a precarious position, dangling by his fingertips with observers wondering how he could possibly...

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