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Queen Elizabeth II: Did you know these 20 unusual facts about our monarch?

Queen Elizabeth II turns 92 today, but her birthday won’t be publicly celebrated until June 9, her second birthday of the year. This is a time when the nation will be looking back at the Queen’s reign and celebrating her life and achievements, but did you know these unusual facts about our monarch?

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Home From Home

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Schedules scoured, here's the best from the regular listings from Saturday April 21...
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Girls Trip on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: Streaming and downloading

What to watch??? If you spare a minute here's the pick of the the stuff 'out there' from Saturday April 21.
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Ben Hardy in The Woman In White.

TV Highlight AND TRAILER: Ben Hardy stars in The Woman In White

The Woman In White, BBC One, Sunday April 22, 9pm

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According to science there is a correct procedure for making a good cup of tea, but  there are a variety of different methods out there, so which is the best way to make a proper cuppa?

Which is the correct way to make a proper cuppa?

It’s well known that Yorkshire folk love a good cup of tea, but everyone has their own methods of what they think makes the ‘perfect cuppa’.
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Daniel Brhl stars in The Alienist

TV Highlight AND TRAILER: Welcome to the New York of The Alienist

The Alienist, Streaming on Netflix from Thursday April 19
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Britain's Biggest Warship

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Bored? Well you shouldn't be with this line-up on the schedules from Saturday April 14...
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Urban Myths

TV Choice: Streaming and downloading

Nothing to watch? No excuses, get thee to a black box now! Here's the choice from Saturday April 13

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The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea

The RNLI: Why we should be thankful for the lifeboat charity that saves lives at sea

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea, doing so not only around the coasts of the UK, but the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, alongside some inland waterways.

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Yorkshire is home to an array of unusual and quirky museums

12 of Yorkshire's most unusual and quirky museums you need to visit

Soak up some history at one of these unusual museums around Yorkshire, where a host of fascinating artefacts and displays await to be discovered.

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Chief Lord Brian Rogers is thanked by David Hinde in front of the historic Bayle Gate. Picture by Paul Atkinson

Support comes in for Old Town’s 40s festival

The Lords Feoffees have handed over £800 to the organisers of Bridlington Old Town’s thriving 1940s festival.

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Mike Wilson takes a look around the new exhibition dedicated to Herman Darewski.

Exhibition hits the right note

A new exhibition celebrating the life of an unsung musical hero from Bridlington’s past has struck a chord with a local historian who has researched his career.

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The strangest and most unusual UFO sightings in Yorkshire

Numerous places around the UK have had multiple UFO sightings over the past few years and with Yorkshire seeing more and more apparent sightings, it now believed that Yorkshire is the top place in the country to see UFOs.
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Alien: Covenant on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows to download or stream this week

It's all out there... you just have to find it. From Saturday April 7.

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Gemma Arterton stars as Marilyn Monroe in Urban Myths.

TV Highlight AND TRAILER: Urban Myths returns to Sky Arts

Urban Myths, Thursday April 12, 9pm, Sky Arts & NOW TV
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Ordeal By Innocence

TV Choice AND TRAILER: Five of the best shows this week

It's a packed week in the schedules this week, starting from Saturday April 7.
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Thornborough Henges dates back to over 5,000 years ago. Photo by Dave MacLeod, English Heritage.

Thornborough Henges: The history behind Yorkshire’s 5,000 year old monument

Located near the village of Thornborough, nearby to the town of Masham in North Yorkshire, Thornborough Henges is a prehistoric monument which dates back to over 5,000 years ago.

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Whitby Abbey is one of North Yorkshire's most renowned heritage sites

10 of Yorkshire’s most magnificent Heritage sites

World Heritage Day will take place on April 18, an international day which globally celebrates renowned monuments and sites around the world.

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St.George became England's patron saint in the 14th century

St.George: The legendary history of England’s patron saint

Every April 23, England celebrates it patron saint, St. George, a man who fought with dragons and died fighting for what he believed in. His past is wide and varied, but who exactly is the legendary man whom we celebrate annually and how did he become our patron saint?

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Today is April Fools Day... but what does it mean and why do we do it?

April Fool’s Day: The history behind the trickery

For many people around the world, April 1 means one thing and one thing only… April Fool’s Day.

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