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9:35am 21 Oct 2014

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Rumours of large numbers of Russian troops being transported through Britain - usually at night, and usually, apparently, still with snow on their boots - were one of the most common rumours at home throughout the war. Here is one period postcard making light of the situation

9:27am 21 Oct 2014


Ebola and Plague in Newcastle in 1636

22 Oct 2014

We’ve all become aware of the recent awful effects of the Ebola virus in West Africa and its impact on the people of that area.¬† A range of responses…