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Police reopen King Harold murder investigation

The seaside town of Hastings is in uproar today as the police reopen the King Harold killing investigation once again. Posters have been erected on billboards all around the town appealing for witnesses to the murder over one thousand years ago.

‘It’s a waste of public money,’ said one resident, pointing out that every time the authorities rake over the ashes of the Troubles there are problems, such as reduced tourist traffic from France.

The Police Commissioner is unrepentant about reopening the enquiry, though. He pointed to the original report on the killing, the Bayeux Tapestry, and noted that as evidence it was a bit thin. ‘It’s worn at the edges, too,’ he said.

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Posted: Mar 2nd, 2014
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Bayeux Tapestry ‘contains world’s first photobomb’

1066, and all thatAn astonishing solution has emerged to a mystery that has long vexed historians of the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

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Posted: Jan 22nd, 2014
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Egyptian hieroglyphs ‘were early examples of Facebook status updates’

far more poking going on than was strictly necessary‘If a pharaoh wanted to let his friends know how he was, he’d just instant message them by carving a status update like ‘wavy line, owl, big eye, smiley face’ onto his wall.’

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2011
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