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The City of a Million Roses

Donetsk is known as the ‘City of a Million Roses’  It’s a relatively young city in the east of Ukraine, following rapid industrial growth about 150 years ago. It was founded by John Hughes, a British businessman.  In 1970 UNESCO … Continue reading

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Rat in White House Rose Garden

There appears to be a rat in the White House Rose Garden. It stole the show at a press conference by Barack Obama. The mystery rodent scurried along the steps of the White House before, during and after the President’s talk. . It’s curious because … Continue reading

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Rose cloud over Mayfair!

A mysterious luminous fushia cloud appeared in the sky above London last night, turning the heads of amazed commuters. Meteorologists suggest the rose cloud may be a reflection of city lights on a low cloud against the background of a low sun.  Others believe it the … Continue reading

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