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No Love Lost! Banksy’s ‘Valentine’s’ Mural Lasts Less Than 48 Hours

The elusive street artist's latest piece in Bristol, England, has already been defaced.
Tags: News, Banksy, Bristol England


Banksy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day inspired artwork painted on the side of a building in Bristol, England by famous street artist Banksy. Banksy artwork features a girl with a slingshot firing three-dimensional red flowers onto the building. Happy Valentine’s Day from Banksy! Also check out: Banksy Season’s Greetings
Tags: Design, Inspiration, Banksy, Bristol England, Banksy Valentine, Banksy Season, Banksy Banksy


An Algorithm That Grants Freedom, or Takes It Away

Across the United States and Europe, software is making probation decisions and predicting whether teens will commit crime. Opponents want more human oversight.
Tags: Europe, News, United States, American Civil Liberties Union, Big Brother Watch, Computers and the Internet, Civil Rights and Liberties, Rotterdam (Netherlands, Probation and Parole, Bristol (England, Silicon Valley De-Bug


Nipper the RCA Mascot Was Very Jack Russell

via GIPHY The story of Nipper, the RCA mascot, began in 1884 when a small stray terrier was found on the streets of Bristol, England.Adopted by Mark Barraud and named "Nipper" for his habit of biting at people's ankles, he became a devoted pet and companion to the theatre and stage set designer.Mark Barraud died in 1887 and his little dog went to live with his brother, Francis Barraud.Francis Barraud inherited a cylinder phonograph from brother Mark, and he noticed that when it was played, Nip...
Tags: Pets, Victor, Mark, Edison, Jack Russell, Bristol England, Berliner, Nipper, Gramophone Company, PBurns, Victor Talking Machine Company, Thames England, Radio Corporation of America RCA, Barraud, Mark Barraud, Francis Barraud Francis Barraud


52 ANCESTORS IN 52 WEEKS 2019 WEEK 44: WALTER TYBOTT OF GLOUCESTER, MA. PT1

My ancestor William Haskell Jr.'s wife Mary Tybott was the daughter of my 10x great grandfather Walter Tybott. Walter was a Welshman and originally emigrated to  Marshfield in Plymouth Colony as part of a group known as the Blynman Party. I'd never heard of these people before, so I did a Google search to see what I could find out about them.I found this in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 53 on Google books:In the "Memoirs of the Plymouth Colony," by Hon. Francis Bay...
Tags: Google, England, Wales, America, Connecticut, Newfoundland, Plymouth, Genealogy, Gloucester, New England, Family History, Harbour, Marshfield, Bill West, Bristol England, New Haven


Fox rescued after getting head stuck in discarded tire

Animal welfare charity workers rescued a fox whose head got stuck in a discarded tire at a storage center in Bristol, England.         [Author: Storyful]
Tags: News, Fox, Bristol England, Storyful


The Concorde made its final flight 16 years ago and supersonic air travel has yet to recover — here's a look back at its awesome history

British Airways operated its final commercial Concorde flight on October 24, 2003, from New York's JFK International Airport to London Heathrow.  It was the last commercial passenger flight for the Concorde in a career that began in 1976. A total of 14 Concordes entered service with British Airways and Air France.  Co-developed by the British and the French, Concorde was the first and only effective supersonic commercial airliner, while talk of new supersonic planes have generally not been com...
Tags: Facebook, UK, New York, London, France, US, Trends, Senegal, Atlantic, Paris, Concorde, Tony Blair, Rio De Janeiro, Airbus, Bahrain, Boeing


Eric Conway: Morgan Choir's Day 7 in Bath and Bristol, England

Dr. Eric Conway writes: On Day 7, Sunday, May 26th, we departed from Birmingham for a day of travel to sites on the way to our final destination of London. We did have a little excitement in the middle of the night! The alarm went off in the hotel around 12:30 AM and everyone in the hotel had to evacuate! Although no one knew why the alarm was tripped, some believe that perhaps one of the many Brits in the...
Tags: England, London, Religion, Prince Harry, Venice, Birmingham, EC, Cotswolds, Meghan, Bristol England, Windsor Castle, Bath England, William J Zick, Eric Conway, Bourton, Morgan Choir


Eric Conway: Day 8 - Concert at Windsor Castle and Battersea Power Station in London!

Dr. Eric Conway writes: Day 8 was the day when the choir would sing a concert in Windsor Castle, the summer home of the royal family. After the concert at Windsor, we would sing an outdoor concert at the Battersea Power Station. We left Bristol, England for Windsor Castle which was about a three-hour drive. Everyone was especially excited about this concert, because Windsor Castle’s St. G...
Tags: London, Religion, United States, United Kingdom, Prince Harry, St George, Windsor, Battersea Power Station, London England, Meghan, Bristol England, Windsor Castle, William J Zick, Morgan State University Choir, Eric Conway, EC Windsor Castle


Shahzad hurts leg, Afghanistan beats Pakistan in CWC warmup

BRISTOL, England (AP) — Afghanistan's three-wicket win over Pakistan in a Cricket World Cup warmup game on Friday might have come at a cost.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bristol England, CWC, Shahzad


England chases down 359, eases to 6-wicket win over Pakistan

BRISTOL, England (AP) — England's batsmen showed they are in prime form ahead of the Cricket World Cup by chasing down a target of 359 with 5.1 overs to spare to beat Pakistan in the third one-day international between the teams Tuesday.
Tags: England, News, Pakistan, Bristol England


Meghan Markle May Have Been Dropping Hints About Her Baby Boy For Months

Secret's out — the whole wide world is smitten with Meghan Markle. The Duchess of Sussex is effortlessly charming, living a real life fairytale and doling out a never-ending supply of adorable couple photos for us to swoon over. But honestly, we're mostly interested in the 114 clothing items the new mom schlepped with her on her first royal tour – and all the outfits we've seen before and after that trek. Fan or not, it's impossible to deny that the former Suits actress has got one hell of a wa...
Tags: Fashion, Music, UK, England, Hollywood, London, Wales, New York City, Britain, Morocco, New Zealand, Victoria Beckham, Kate Middleton, Buckingham Palace, Harry, Royal Variety Performance


Climate Protests in London Occupy Major Landmarks

More than 300 have been arrested as part of a global civil disobedience campaign demanding immediate government action on climate change, with more confrontations expected.
Tags: London, News, Global Warming, Bank Of England, Carney, Demonstrations, Corbyn, Protests and Riots, Mark J, London (England, Jeremy (1949-, Bristol (England, Extinction Rebellion


Climate Activists Occupy Major London Landmarks for a Third Day

More than 300 have been arrested as part of a global civil disobedience campaign demanding immediate government action on climate change, with more confrontations expected.
Tags: London, News, Global Warming, Bank Of England, Carney, Demonstrations, Corbyn, Protests and Riots, Mark J, London (England, Jeremy (1949-, Bristol (England, Extinction Rebellion


What Meghan Markle Wore During Her Pregnancy That We Want to Wear Too

Secret's out — the whole wide world is smitten with Meghan Markle. The Duchess of Sussex is effortlessly charming, living a real life fairytale and doling out a never-ending supply of adorable couple photos for us to swoon over. But honestly, we're mostly interested in the 114 clothing items the pregnant newlywed schlepped with her on her first royal tour – and all the outfits we've seen before and after that trek. Fan or not, it's impossible to deny that the former Suits actress has got one he...
Tags: Fashion, Music, UK, England, Hollywood, London, Kim Kardashian, Wales, New York City, Britain, Morocco, Vogue, New Zealand, Victoria Beckham, Buckingham Palace, Harry


Can Museums Heal History’s Wounds?

Repatriation battles are no longer isolated to a few museums wrestling with their colonial legacies.
Tags: Europe, News, Australia, California, Scotland, Germany, Canada, United States, Museums, Netherlands, Native Americans, Tutu, Archaeology and Anthropology, Arts and Antiquities Looting, Bristol (England, Desmond M


Dolly-loving Brit Yola explores fusion of country and soul

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When singer-songwriter Yola was growing up in Bristol, England, her mother’s vinyl records were just about the only form of amusement the family could afford. “We didn’t have like toys or anything so everything that I focused on was musical,” said Yola, whose given name is Yolanda Quartey but now just […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Nation, Nashville, Tenn AP, Dolly, Yola, Bristol England, Yolanda Quartey


Duchess Meghans Maternity Leave Will Start Sooner Than You Realize

Get ready to see a lot less of Duchess Meghan. The pregnant 37-year-old’s schedule is clearing out as she and Prince Harry near the due date of their first child. Duchess Meghan’s Obsession With Bananas Continues With an Inspirational Twist “Royal engagements will be drastically reduced and the duchess will begin maternity leave from royal duties [ahead of the birth],” Dickie Arbiter, Queen Elizabeth II’s former press secretary, says in the new issue of Us Weekly. Prince Harry, Du...
Tags: Religion, Harry, US Weekly, Sussex, Bristol Old Vic, Windsor, Elizabeth, Meghan, Bristol England, Duchess of Sussex, Harry Duke, Meghan He, Duchess Meghan, Baby Sussex, TOP VIDEOS, Association of Commonwealth Universities


Electronic Artist Kayla Painter Gets Esoteric on "Sacrificial Magic" (premiere)

None Bristol, England-based electronic artist Kayla Painter released an EP last year entitled Cannibals at Sea. It's an atmospheric affair, full of eerie sounds and voices that seem to have been gathered from the astral plane. A song particularly rich in this feeling is "Sacrificial Magic", the esoteric video of which premieres below. Inspired in part by Fijian mythology and in another by folk horror films such as The Wicker Man (the 1975 original, not the insipid 2006 remake) and 2015's THE VV...
Tags: Music, Premiere, Ambient, Bristol England, Kayla painter, Sacrificial Magic


Bristol, England, aims for carbon neutrality by 2030

"It's an emergency", say council members. "So let's act like it."
Tags: Business, News, Bristol England


Q-School joy for Moynihan, Dawson and Sharvin

Gavin Moynihan Tramore’s Robin Dawson promised to “give it socks” at the Final Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School as he joined former Walker Cup team mates Gavin Moynihan and Cormac Sharvin in surviving the Second Stage in Spain.The 21-year old fired a one-under 71 to finish tied for sixth on 13-under with Sharvin, who shot 70, at El Encin Golf Hotel in Madrid where Old ...
Tags: Australia, France, Spain, Sport, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, European Tour, Portugal, Derry, Madrid, Moynihan, Tim Rice, Bristol England, Dawson, Galbraith, Tarragona


Zlatan Ibrahimovic praises Wayne Rooney

Zlatan is a huge Rooney fan Two former Manchester United players are lighting up the MLS this season. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been his usual mercurial self.   View this post on Instagram   Ready #DCU #Team A post shared by Wayne Rooney (@waynerooney) on Oct 20, 2018 at 1:58pm PDT Not only that, but Wayne Rooney is shining. Now at DC United, Rooney is scoring wonder goals for fun. He has nine goals and six assists...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Newcastle, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney, Mls, Rooney, Jose Mourinho, Bristol City, Leicester, Middlesbrough, United, Jamie Vardy, Mourinho


Q-School: O'Rourke makes Second Stage

Conor O’Rourke. Picture: Brian Arthur Naas’ Conor O’Rourke closed with a two-under 70 to qualify for next month’s Second Stage of the European Tour Qualifying SchoolJust days after winning the Christy O’Connor Jnr Memorial Trophy as the leading home player in the Monaghan Irish Challenge at Concra Wood, the 27-year old recovered from an opening 74 by breaking par in his next three...
Tags: France, China, Spain, Sport, Golf, European Tour, Portugal, Road, Australasia, Christy O'connor, Rourke, Tim Rice, Bristol England, Galbraith, Alicante, Briain


O'Rourke makes key move at Q-School

Conor O’Rourke Naas’ Conor O’Rourke made six birdies in a four-under 68 to move inside the qualifying places heading into final round of the European Tour Qualifying School First Stage in Portugal.He’s tied for 13th on two-under at Bom Sucesso where the top 19 and ties after today’s final round will progress to next month’s Second Stage at one of four Spanish venues.His club mate,...
Tags: France, Sport, Golf, European Tour, Portugal, Rourke, Tim Rice, Bristol England, Galbraith, Briain, Conor O Rourke, Michael Ryan, Brian Casey, Joe Dillon, John Hickey, Paul O Neill


Yates leads Irish as O'Rourke, Carey and Williamson fight back at Q-School

Naas’ Jonathan Yates. Picture by Pat Cashman Naas amateur Jonathan Yates added a 74 to his opening 69 but remained inside the qualifying places after the second round of the European Tour Qualifying School First Stage Section D qualifier at Bom Sucesso in Portugal.The 25-year-old former West of Ireland champion mixed two birdies with four birdies to share 15th place on one-under, ...
Tags: France, Spain, Sport, Golf, European Tour, Portugal, Tim Rice, Williamson, Bristol England, Galbraith, Yates, Naas, Briain, Conor O Rourke, Michael Ryan, Brian Casey


Q-School: Hurley, Phelan and Raymond poised

Gary Hurley Three Irishmen are poised to make it through the First Stage Section C of the European Tour Qualifying School.Cameron Raymond is tied for 15th on six under par at Circolo de Golf Bogogno northwest of Milan after he shot a one-under 71 in the third round at a venue where the top 23 and ties (five-under through 54-holes) progress to November's Second Stage.Gary Hurley an...
Tags: Milan, France, Sport, Oxford, Golf, European Tour, Hurley, Raymond, Phelan, Tim Rice, Bristol England, Galbraith, Briain, Michael Ryan, Brian Casey, Joe Dillon


6 lesser-known cities in Europe

S aying yes to Europe’s lesser-traveled cities means saying yes to new experiences — to cycling medieval streets and breathing in the Alps, to getting lost in modern art museums and exploring secret courtyards covered with murals. It’s saying yes to new foods, drinks, and people. It’s saying yes to life. From Marseille to Leipzig, these cities don’t need to be compared to their capital counterparts. They’ve all got unique things going, and here’s what makes them worth the trip — from anywhere....
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, France, Austria, Innsbruck, Marseille, Philippe Starck, Camden, Alps, Frank Gehry, Michelin, Bristol, Banksy, Chanel, Salzburg


Q-School: Raymond, Hurley and Phelan in the mix

Cameron Raymon. Picture: Pat Cashman Cameron Raymond, Gary Hurley and Kevin Phelan are sitting pretty at halfway in the First Stage of the European Tour Qualifying School Section C Qualifiers in Italy and England.A former Leinster interprovincial, Raymond built nicely on his tremendous opening 69 at Circolo de Golf Bogogno northwest of Milan, carding a 70 to end the day tied for 1...
Tags: England, Milan, France, Spain, Sport, Italy, Oxford, Golf, European Tour, Leinster, Cork, Hurley, Raymond, Phelan, Tim Rice, Kilkenny


Irish draw a blank at Q-School

Team Ireland’s Dermot McElroy. Picture: Thos Caffrey/Golffile.ie All three Irish contenders had disappointing final rounds to miss out at the European Tour’s First Stage Section B Qualifying School test at Stoke By Nayland.Team Ireland’s Dermot McElroy was inside the top 16 with a round to go but closed with a seven over 78 to miss out by two strokes on five-over par.It was also a...
Tags: England, France, Sport, Austria, Ireland, Golf, European Tour, Stoke, Abbott, Bristol England, Briain, Michael Ryan, Joe Dillon, Challenge Tour, Dermot McElroy, New Ross


Jamie Carragher clarifies Marcus Rashford comments

Carragher isn’t backtracking Jamie Carragher has clarified his comments on Marcus Rashford. Jose Mourinho came out fighting, expressing his annoyance at Rashford’s lack of game time being questioned. Mourinho noted Rashford plays, and a lot. However, Carragher also made some further points. He said to Sky Sports: I agree with everything Jose Mourinho said, but that’s not me backing down on what I said. I’m not talking about how many minutes Rashford gets. He is getting great minutes. What I don...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Cristiano Ronaldo, Switzerland, Juventus, Jose Mourinho, David De Gea, Bristol City, Alexis Sanchez, Jamie Carragher, United, Paul Pogba, Mourinho