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Nice seek response as rivals step up chase Paris (AFP) French league leaders Nicewill look to shake off a first defeat of the season as chasing duo Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain attempt to crank up the pressure on Lucien Favres side this weekend. A 1-0 loss at Caen before the international break saw Nices lead at the top trimmed to three points and they could find themselves knocked from the summit with Monaco visiting bottom side Lorient on Friday. Nices staying power will be sorely…

South Africa suspend coach Mashaba Johannesburg (AFP) South Africa suspended coach Ephraim Mashaba on Sunday after a regrettable incident a day after he guided the team to a 2-1 World Cup qualifying home victory over Senegal. The South African Football Association (SAFA) gave no reason for the suspension but media speculation said that the 66-year-old argued with officials from the national body after the match in Polokwane. Mashaba arrived at the post-match media conference an hour…


royalista: Queen Elizabeth marked the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe day by lighting a special beacon at Windsor, May 8, 2015

from Mail Online

Astonishing photos of British street parties from the last century

The sun shone on Tilloch Street in Islington, north London, as residents held a street par...


Bonfire at Street Party, Chorlton-on-Medlock, 1945 Childrens Street Party, Rosamund Street, Chorlton on Medlock, V E Day (Victory in Europe, end of World War II)


Today we celebrate the feast day of Our Lady of the Rosary. This feast was instituted by Pope St. Pius V in thanksgiving for the great naval victory over the Turks at the battle of Lepanto on this day in the year 1570, a favor due to the recitation of the Rosary. This victory saved Europe from being overrun by the forces of Islam. Pray the Rosary, or 5 decades of the Rosary tonight with your family.