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German WWII veteran emerges from Isle of Wight

A German WWII soldier has emerged from Parkhurst Forest on the Isle of Wight after remaining hidden since 1945. Private Wilfried Kapteina was eventually discovered after taking captive two bird watcthers

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Posted: Nov 21st, 2012
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Isle of Wight joins the ‘cyberspace race’

Officials on the Isle of Wight have today announced they are going to attempt to send their first citizen into cyberspace.

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Posted: Nov 9th, 2012
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Historical re-enactment of Cuban missile crisis comes ‘a bit too close’ to triggering World War III

'see you same time next year then'‘We pride ourselves on being as authentic as possible, but some of our members probably took things a bit too far by shipping over some intercontinental ballistic missiles from Russia.’

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Posted: Oct 17th, 2012
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Isle of Wight inventor finally brings semaphore to the iPhone

An inventor from the Isle of Wight has launched a cutting-edge iPhone app that will ‘revolutionise’ the way people use semaphore, experts have claimed.

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Posted: Jul 7th, 2012
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Isle of Wight residents run in fear at sight of man in electric wheelchair

The electrified man-machine contraption was first spotted at Ryde Pier ticket desk, where it bought a travel pass, apparently oblivious to the fear and chaos it was causing.

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Posted: Apr 3rd, 2012
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