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Sir Nicholas George Winton
2015-07-02, Sun Sentinel
He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums of...
File - A Police forensic investigation unit in Ashton-under-Lyne, England, using a tent to protect the crime scene, where a dead body was discovered.
2015-07-02, BBC News
By VictoriaGillScience reporter, BBCNews, Prague 2 July 2015 From the section Science & EnvironmentThe new method could establish an accurate time of death after...
File - Czech Republic's President Milos Zeman decorates sir Nicholas Winton, right, with the highest Czech Republic's decoration The Order of the White Lion in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.
2015-07-01, Philadelphia Daily News
LONDON (AP) - Nicholas Winton, a humanitarian who almost single-handedly saved more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust, earning himself the label "Britain's...
The Siasat Daily: Los Angeles, July 03: Hollywood actor Josh Hartnett is soon going to be a father. A representative for the "Penny Dreadful" actor confirmed that Hartnett and his girlfriend Tamsin Egerton expected their first child. "It's true and they are beyond...
Public Technologies: (Source: MFA - Malta Football Association) The JIRA panel which met in Prague on June 27, 2015 has officially declared that Malta can hold its first pilot UEFAPRO course. The course will kick off on September 12, 2015...
BBC News: 3 July 2015 From the section Hampshire & Isle of Wight Ashya's disappearance from Southampton General Hospital led to searches in France and Spain A boy who was at the centre of an international manhunt after his parents took him abroad for brain tumour...
London Evening Standard: Brain cancer survivor Ashya King has returned to the UK with his parents 10 months after they took him out of hospital and sparked an international manhunt. The five-year-old, who made a “miracle” recovery after receiving proton beam therapy in Prague, said he...
The Guardian: A journey through the wind-blasted slabs and towers of the former Eastern bloc becomes a lament for the misfired Renaissance of socialism ...
Sydney Morning Herald: JOSEF MASOPUST 1931–2015Josef Masopust was revered by Czechs as their greatest football player, and the only one to have been voted European Footballer of the Year. He won the award in 1962 in recognition of his brilliant performances in that year's World...
Sydney Morning Herald: NICHOLAS WINTON 1909–2015Sir Nicholas Winton saved the lives of 669 children, most of them Jewish, from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia in 1939, but his achievement...
Boston Herald: Eva Paddock lives every day as a gift the man they called the “British Schindler” gave her and nearly 700 other children when he saved them from the Holocaust a lifetime ago. Sir Nicholas “Nicky” Winton was 106 when he died at his home...
Belfast Telegraph: Brain cancer survivor Ashya King has returned to the UK with his parents 10 months after they took him out of hospital and sparked an international manhunt. The five-year-old, who made a "miracle" recovery after receiving proton beam therapy in Prague, said he...
BBC News: By VictoriaGillScience reporter, BBCNews, Prague 3 July 2015 From the section Science & EnvironmentInsects solve some pretty wacky biological problems, says Dr GregorySutton. And he should know. For almost a decade, he has been using high-speed...
Topix: From left, violinist GirnarJoshi, cellist Lilyan Garside and violinist Himalya Joshi travelled to Vienna and Prague with the Los AngelesYouth Orchestra in June. The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra is an Emeritus Youth Orchestra Partner of the Los Angeles...
LA Daily News: LONDON >> “Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?” asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program “That’s Life”. Around the elderly man, sitting with his wife in the...
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