The incredible story of a 14th century Great Escape from the Tower of London | Books | Entertainment
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The incredible story of a 14th century Great Escape from the Tower of London | Books | Entertainment

Rajendran Achuthan - Mar 27, 2024

[ad_1] The Tower of London was a prison until the 1950s (Image: Rudy Sulgan/Getty)The mass escape of Allied airmen from a German prisoner of war camp remains…

Six in 10 have been inspired to try something new – after reading a book | Books | Entertainment
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Six in 10 have been inspired to try something new – after reading a book | Books | Entertainment

Rajendran Achuthan - Mar 26, 2024

[ad_1] Six in 10 adults have been inspired to take up or do something new after reading – including change career, learn a new language, and climb…

Book lovers can bag 3 months of Audible for 99p in limited time deal | Books | Entertainment
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Book lovers can bag 3 months of Audible for 99p in limited time deal | Books | Entertainment

Rajendran Achuthan - Mar 25, 2024

[ad_1] Amazon is giving shoppers the chance to bag three months of audiobooks for just 99p and the options are seemingly endless. Audible is the shopping giant's…

Meet the boss of Timpson paying for his staff to fix their ‘ruined’ teeth | Books | Entertainment
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Meet the boss of Timpson paying for his staff to fix their ‘ruined’ teeth | Books | Entertainment

Rajendran Achuthan - Mar 12, 2024

[ad_1] James Timpson, right, with his father Sir John Timpson (Image: John Gladwin / Reach Plc)James Timpson is reading an email from one of his shop managers,…

Top 30 books that have inspired holidays – ‘Under The Tuscan Sun’ tops list | Books | Entertainment
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Top 30 books that have inspired holidays – ‘Under The Tuscan Sun’ tops list | Books | Entertainment

Rajendran Achuthan - Mar 11, 2024

[ad_1] Millions of holidaymakers have chosen a destination based on a book they’ve read – with “Under the Tuscan Sun”, by Frances Mayes, named as the top…

Harry Potter beats Paddington Bear to top of favourite heroes list | Books | Entertainment
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Harry Potter beats Paddington Bear to top of favourite heroes list | Books | Entertainment

Rajendran Achuthan - Mar 10, 2024

[ad_1] It's World Book Day, the internationally celebrated holiday where literature is praised around the globe, and children are encouraged to pick up a book and put…

Fake aristocrat who hoodwinked the Nazis | Books | Entertainment
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Fake aristocrat who hoodwinked the Nazis | Books | Entertainment

Rajendran Achuthan - Feb 03, 2024

[ad_1] The Majdanek death camp (Image: Sovfoto/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)Amid the barbed wire, gas chambers and shooting pits of the horrific Majdanek concentration camp in…

Game of Thrones author George RR Martin slams toxic fandom ‘dancing on graves’ | Books | Entertainment
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Game of Thrones author George RR Martin slams toxic fandom ‘dancing on graves’ | Books | Entertainment

Rajendran Achuthan - Jan 31, 2024

[ad_1] Fandom has always had its good and bad sides and now Game of Thrones author George RR Martin has spoken out on the toxic elements. The 75-year-old,…

The woman who saved Morris Dancing from extinction | Books | Entertainment
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The woman who saved Morris Dancing from extinction | Books | Entertainment

Rajendran Achuthan - Jan 25, 2024

[ad_1] Morris dancers, a quintessentially English tradition (Image: In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images)A sun-dappled village fair. Children gaily spinning around a maypole. Cricketers on the village…

Library delighted as book returns 44 years late | Books | Entertainment
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Library delighted as book returns 44 years late | Books | Entertainment

Rajendran Achuthan - Jan 24, 2024

[ad_1] Staff at Manningtree, Essex were delighted when Great Prime Ministers by John Whittle was handed in by relatives of the borrower who took it out on…