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On this day…in 1869

Just after midnight on this day in 1869, Ellis County Sheriff Wild Bill Hickok and his deputy respond to a report that a local...

Pussy Riot member on hunger strike

Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina has been hospitalised a week into her hunger strike. The incarcerated member of the punk collective started the hunger strike...

Don’t jump off the roof, mum!

When I was young comedy was king. TV and films were a riot of slapstick and rude humour. Laurel and Hardy were masters, and on the...

Riots in Spain over new government mandate

Spain's new conservative government approved sweeping Labour market reforms as part of a drive to revive a sick economy and solve Europe's worst unemployment...

Led Zeppelin fans riot on this day 36 years ago

On January 6, 1975, a crowd of 2,000 plus lines up outside Boston Garden to buy tickets to the rock band Led Zeppelin....

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