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—Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762) English society figure, letter writer

 

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Sunbed study highlights cancer risk  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:28:32 GMT
Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University. 
Day in pictures: 28 August 2014  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:13:22 GMT
News images from around the world: 28 August 
New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:17:12 GMT
Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales 
Day in pictures: 27 August 2014  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:24 GMT
News images from around the world: 27 August 
Richard Attenborough career in pictures  Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:36:55 GMT
British actor and director's illustrious career 
In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers  Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:37:59 GMT
Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging 
Day in pictures: 26 August 2014  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:11:10 GMT
News images from around the world: 26 August 
In pictures: Emmy Awards 2014  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:28:08 GMT
Images from the 2014 awards in Los Angeles 
In pictures: The Maliki years  Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:08:59 GMT
Career of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki 
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:36:59 GMT
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf 
Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:40:17 GMT
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self 
VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:54:30 GMT
Social media trends of the week in 60 seconds 
Key EU jobs go to Italy and Poland  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:49:03 GMT
EU puts Pole and Italian at helm in tough times 
Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:09:40 GMT
Labs in race to find bionic solution for Type 1 Diabetes 
Worlds apart: From Gaza to Sydney  Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:22:23 GMT
Australia and Gaza share ocean views, but not much else 
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EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:39:39 GMT
US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:09:52 GMT
Philippine troops in Syria rescued  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:26:44 GMT
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