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York Cold War Bunker – A Fascinating Insight Into A Paranoid Era

Largely known for its Viking past, its cobbled streets and its gothic minster, the city of York is certainly not the first that most would associate with Cold War paranoia. Yet hidden in the suburbs near the racecourse, is the … Continue reading

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The Strange Grave Of Victor Noir At Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

Amongst the grand tombs of the Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris lie numerous notables but none is perhaps so unusual as that of Victor Noir. Fans of Oscar Wilde leave kisses and cigarettes at the foot of his grand Pharaonic … Continue reading

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