History

Tue 19 Feb 2019

What it was like to live through 1946’s record flood

premium_icon What it was like to live through 1946’s record flood

At “nearly 92 years old” Owen Alloway recalls how he was forced to become a “great swimmer” I became a great swimmer because I swam that Burdekin

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Queen’s gruesome, botched death

Queen’s gruesome, botched death

She is one of the most famous Queens in history, but the story of the demise of Mary Queen of Scots is more horrendous than you think.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, romance reigns supreme. But how did a martyr’s decapitation and festival of bloodshed become a global celebration of love?

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Heritage lovers announce 'self-help' plan to boost tourism

premium_icon Heritage lovers announce 'self-help' plan to boost tourism

STRUGGLING tourism operators take matters into their own hands by banding together to give Warwick a new brand.

Fri 1 Feb 2019

A LOOK BACK: How one woman survived an open-sea ordeal

premium_icon A LOOK BACK: How one woman survived an open-sea ordeal

It would be unbelievable if it weren't for her shining smile.

100 YEARS: Today marks a huge day in your paper's history

premium_icon 100 YEARS: Today marks a huge day in your paper's history

IT'S BEEN a century since two businesses merged to become the Daily News.

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