Pen pal friendship an enduring one
Distance and time are no match for the friendship of two women who have lived on opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean their entire lives. Mabel Hartzell, 88, of Exeter Township, and Iris Steele, 90, of Dorchester, England, have been pen pals since they ...
Harry Potter book sells for a record £150000 at PEN auction
Jeannette buys the novel for her friend Vicky Licorish who produced the film version of Small Island – and whose parents also sailed on the Windrush. I remember Rick Gekoski's warning, “You have to deconstruct auction prices, because every bid has a story.
Harry Potter book with author notes sold for $228K
Cranbourne pupils meet their Dutch pen - friends
The Year 8 pupils at Cranbourne Business and Enterprise College wrote to the Dutch children as part of a project set up by PE teacher Andy Kimber. The two groups then met up at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on April 25. And on the following day, the 24 ...
Suicide on Paris cathedral altar stirs France's far right
The suicide was described by National Front leader Marine Le Pen on Twitter as a political act. "All respect to Dominique Venner whose final, eminently political act was to try to wake up the people of France," Ms Le Pen wrote on Twitter, the BBC said ...
Writer takes own life in Paris' Notre Dame
France reacts to Dominique Venner's shock 'gesture'
Femen mock writer's suicide at Notre Dame
Man sentenced for slashing another man's throat
The victim, Brock Walker, was sitting with a friend smoking a cigarette on a sunny summer day when, out of nowhere, Rogers walked up to him and cut his throat - from his ear to his Adam's apple. Bleeding profusely, Walker was rushed to hospital, where ...