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Christmas tree sales soar as public hungers for a traditional Christmas

UK Christmas tree growers report a booming trade this year, compared to Christmases past.  UK farmers usually sell between six and eight million real Christmas trees every year, according to the British Christmas Tree Growers Association(BCTGA). But this year, they...Read More

New exhibition in Greenwich uncovers the hidden history of Black British mariners

[caption id="attachment_1747" align="aligncenter" width="1162"] John Simmonds, a veteran of the Battle of Trafalgar and Black Greenwich Pensioner (c.1784-1858). (Image credit: Courtesy of the family of John Simmonds.)[/caption] An exhibition about untold stories of retired Black mariners has launched at the...Read More