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Merseybells news feed as published


Magna Carta and LiberTeas

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 01:55 PM PST

View from a duck: Fans revel in Patriots glory - Comcast SportsNet New England (blog)

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 12:36 PM PST


Comcast SportsNet New England (blog)

View from a duck: Fans revel in Patriots glory
Comcast SportsNet New England (blog)
Fans used dirty snowbanks piled three or four feet high as stepping stools in order to get a little bit closer to the targets of their adulation. Some stood atop the mounds alongside Trinity Church in Copley Square, ankle deep in powder, just to get a ...

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Taiwan plane crash survivor: "I saw others were drowning" - CBS News

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 12:24 PM PST


CBS News

Taiwan plane crash survivor: "I saw others were drowning"
CBS News
Accompanied by Buddhist monks ringing brass bells, they bowed toward the river and held aloft cloth inscriptions tied to pieces of bamboo meant to guide the spirits of the dead to rest. Relatives of some of the 31 passengers from mainland China reached ...

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89th Jumpfest Encompasses Jumping, Myriad Activities - Litchfield County Times

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 09:42 AM PST


89th Jumpfest Encompasses Jumping, Myriad Activities
Litchfield County Times
And when you see these kids jump and they're going 50 miles an hour and you can hear the wind rustling through their jumpsuits, their skis slap on the hill and the ringing cow bells are going — that kind of party atmosphere you can't get anywhere else.”

Lawyer asks Pope Francis for night-time relief from Linz Cathedral bells - The Guardian

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 08:38 AM PST


The Guardian

Lawyer asks Pope Francis for night-time relief from Linz Cathedral bells
The Guardian
A lawyer in Austria has written to Pope Francis seeking his intervention in a legal battle over the ringing of bells by Linz Cathedral every 15 minutes, which takes place throughout the day and night. “Holy Father!” Wolfgang List's letter begins. “The ...
Hells bells: Austrian lawyer writes to pope in ringing spat GlobalPost

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Geoffrey Chaucer - The Economist

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 07:54 AM PST


Geoffrey Chaucer
The Economist
while almost continually behind them carts thunder, horses clatter, and bells ring, peal, carillon, clang and toll. You can hardly hear yourself think; but given the ceaseless round of church offices, tavern-bawling, new mechanical timekeeping and life ...

Pilot's mayday call cited 'engine flameout' in deadly Taiwan plane crash - Fox News

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 07:53 AM PST


NBCNews.com

Pilot's mayday call cited 'engine flameout' in deadly Taiwan plane crash
Fox News
An audio recording of the pilot's communications with the control tower at takeoff and during the minutes-long flight were widely broadcast. A Taiwan Civil Aeronautical Administration official who declined to be named confirmed the distress call ...
Taiwan Plane Crash Survivor Says Engine 'Did Not Feel Right' After Takeoff LEX18 Lexington KY News
Mayday call issued before plane crashed into Taipei river CBS 8 San Diego

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'Musician of the Syrian Revolution' Debuts at Carnegie Hall - Voice of America

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 07:51 AM PST


'Musician of the Syrian Revolution' Debuts at Carnegie Hall
Voice of America
Jandali describes his music, which has been performed by the Royal Philharmonic and other major orchestras, as “American neo-classical,” incorporating Middle Eastern melodies, rhythms and modes into new symphonies, sonatas, chamber works and other ...

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Jason Isbell stops by State Theatre, gives voice to pain, loss and the act of ... - MLive.com

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 06:49 AM PST


MLive.com

Jason Isbell stops by State Theatre, gives voice to pain, loss and the act of ...
MLive.com
... a signed vinyl copy of Isbell's 2013 album "Southeastern." To enter the giveaway contest go to http://woobox.com/w4zmsd. ... Isbell is among the finest lyricists working today, excelling at wordplay in the purest sense of the term, finding the ...

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Desperate call from Taiwan pilot before crash - CBS News

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 04:51 AM PST


CBS News

Desperate call from Taiwan pilot before crash
CBS News
An audio recording of the pilot's communications with the control tower at takeoff and during the brief, minutes-long flight were widely broadcast. A Taiwan Civil Aeronautical Administration official who spoke on condition of anonymity confirmed ...

Mayday call issued before deadly crash into river in Taipei - Daily Astorian

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 02:13 AM PST


Daily Astorian

Mayday call issued before deadly crash into river in Taipei
Daily Astorian
An audio recording of the pilot's communications with the control tower at takeoff and during the minutes-long flight were widely broadcast. A Taiwan Civil Aeronautical Administration official who declined to be named confirmed the distress call ...

Austrian appeals to Pope to stop noisy night bell - The Local Austria

Posted: 05 Feb 2015 01:40 AM PST


The Local Austria

Austrian appeals to Pope to stop noisy night bell
The Local Austria
It remains to be seen whether the pontiff will step in, and if Lassy's prayers will finally be answered. Last year a pastor in nearby Mühlkreis decided to stop his church bells ringing during the night, in a trial phase designed to see if it would ...

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“So Very Precious”: How I Rediscovered the Eucharist - Patheos (blog)

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 11:10 PM PST


Patheos (blog)

“So Very Precious”: How I Rediscovered the Eucharist
Patheos (blog)
At that instant candles and torches, made up of bundles of wood, were lit to illuminate the scene; the sacring bell was rung, and the church bells pealed so that those in the neighbouring streets or fields might be aware of the solemn moment. It was ...

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Software rings changes in bell tower - Isle of Man Today

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 11:00 PM PST


Isle of Man Today

Software rings changes in bell tower
Isle of Man Today
While many residents will enjoy the spectacular Sunday morning peals of the church's 12 bells, the efforts of trainee bell ringers can be a rather different proposition. But now, neighbours' prayers ... Not only does the trainee hear immediately if ...

Presbyterian Church elect Rev Ian McNie as new moderator - BBC News

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 10:26 PM PST


BBC News

Presbyterian Church elect Rev Ian McNie as new moderator
BBC News
Rev Ian McNie has been elected as the new moderator of the Presbyterian Church, the most senior position in the church. The 64-year-old was nominated by 12 out of the 19 presbyteries who met across Ireland on Tuesday evening. He was chosen from a ...

From prince to pauper: a dramatic overview of Britain on 18 June 1815 - Spectator.co.uk

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 08:25 PM PST


Spectator.co.uk

From prince to pauper: a dramatic overview of Britain on 18 June 1815
Spectator.co.uk
Amidst the bell-ringing and rejoicing as news of the famous victory spread, there was much hand-wringing and tears aplenty for the gallant young titled blades whose heads or limbs had been lopped off by a passing cannon ball or the sweep of a French ...

Jordan's Christian churches peal bells to honor murdered pilot - Examiner.com

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 08:23 PM PST


Examiner.com

Jordan's Christian churches peal bells to honor murdered pilot
Examiner.com
4, 2015, Christians across the Middle Eastern nation will peal Church bells in honor of the horrifically murdered Jordanian pilot, as well as in a display of patriotism and unity with their nation against the ISIS terrorists. ... of the Royal Jordanian ...

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Boot camp classes find home in Homewood - Weld for Birmingham (blog)

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 07:10 PM PST


Weld for Birmingham (blog)

Boot camp classes find home in Homewood
Weld for Birmingham (blog)
Instinctually, it seems, each person heads over to one of the dozens of TRX bands hanging from the ceiling, or the kettle bells toward the back of the room, and gets started with the 25-minute workout — ready to do each exercise as many times as he or ...

Bells will be ringing out for appeal - Evesham Observer

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 04:18 PM PST


Evesham Observer

Bells will be ringing out for appeal
Evesham Observer
BELLS Across the Meadow will be ringing out at All Saints Church for a concert in aid of Evesham's Bell Tower Appeal. The evening of events takes place on Saturday, Feburary 7 from 7.30pm and features the combined talents of local pianist and composer, ...

Community mourns Stratford Boat Club stalwart Felix Badcock - Stratford Observer

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 04:15 PM PST


Stratford Observer

Community mourns Stratford Boat Club stalwart Felix Badcock
Stratford Observer
He rang the bells at St Peter's Church in his home village, and more recently was one of the volunteer team staffing Bidford library. As a teenager, Felix had spent many happy hours with his brother 'messing about with boats' on the River Thames, and ...

Villager semi-retiring - after 665 years - Leamington Observer

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 04:13 PM PST


Leamington Observer

Villager semi-retiring - after 665 years
Leamington Observer
Buy photos» All Saints' Tower Captain Mark Sayers lends Mary Barrass a hand with the casting of the new treble bell. (s). Latest News. Buy photos» The bells were been removed from the belfry in January and lowered to the ringing chamber. (s). Latest News.

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Alfreton, Derbys

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 04:00 PM PST

Remodelled & test rung: no more ringing till Mar dedication

Liverpool, Pier Head, Mers

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 04:00 PM PST

Postcode amended

Thirkleby, N Yorks

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 04:00 PM PST

Former 3 now augmented to 6

Credit Illustration by Edward Kinsella - The New Yorker

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 02:08 PM PST


The New Yorker

Credit Illustration by Edward Kinsella
The New Yorker
He was ringing my bells.” “Good for Blanky. Think he believes it himself?” “Yes,” Elliot said. “He believes it himself now.” Elliot told the probation officer about Blankenship's current arrest, which was for showering illegally at midnight in the ...

Safety gate hit back of SUV just before 'highly unusual' Metro-North crash ... - Newsday

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 12:30 PM PST


Safety gate hit back of SUV just before 'highly unusual' Metro-North crash ...
Newsday
"I said to myself, 'The clock is ticking here, the gate is down, the bells are ringing - what are you going to do here?'" he told WNYW-TV. "She looked a little confused, gets back in the car and ... The accident spurred a federal investigation that ...

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AP PHOTOS: Spain celebrates twin festivals of the devils - U-T San Diego

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 04:36 AM PST


AP PHOTOS: Spain celebrates twin festivals of the devils
U-T San Diego
Aniceto Rodrigo, 78, Diablo Mayor or 'greater devil', poses for pictures inside his home before walking around the village during the 'Endiablada' traditional festival in Almonacid Del Marquesado, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. The "Endiablada" (The ...

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AP PHOTOS: Spain celebrates twin festivals of the devils - Beaumont Enterprise

Posted: 04 Feb 2015 04:04 AM PST


AP PHOTOS: Spain celebrates twin festivals of the devils
Beaumont Enterprise
Members of the Endiablada brotherhood joke during the 'Endiablada' traditional festival in Almonacid Del Marquesado, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. The "Endiablada" (The Brotherhood of the Devils) festivals are celebrated each Feb. 2-3 in the central ...

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Iceland will soon have its first temple to Norse gods in 1000 years - The Week Magazine

Posted: 02 Feb 2015 10:05 PM PST


The Week Magazine

Iceland will soon have its first temple to Norse gods in 1000 years
The Week Magazine
Wedding bells won't be ringing for Charles Manson and his potential bride Afton Elaine Burton, as time has essentially run out on their marriage license. The 80-year-old mass murderer and his 27-year-old admirer applied for the license in ... Saudi ...

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Lady Gaga, Sia, Sam Smith, and other singers read mean tweets about ... - The Week Magazine

Posted: 02 Feb 2015 09:15 PM PST


The Week Magazine

Lady Gaga, Sia, Sam Smith, and other singers read mean tweets about ...
The Week Magazine
Wedding bells won't be ringing for Charles Manson and his potential bride Afton Elaine Burton, as time has essentially run out on their marriage license. The 80-year-old mass murderer and his 27-year-old admirer applied for the license in ... Saudi ...

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