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2013 – The Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

28 February 2013 – Vatican City Pope’s aren’t supposed to retire. It’s meant to be a job for life. Albeit, quite a short life, since

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2011 – The Arab Spring

25 January 2011 – Cairo From 2010 to 2012 a series of revolutions spread across the Arab world. Anger at the ruling classes was fuelled

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1995 – The Oklahoma City Bombing

19 April 1995 – Oklahoma City Terrorism has been omnipresent in Western politics in recent years, usually linked to Islamic organisations and individuals. But terrorism

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The Easter Standardisation Hypothesis
The Easter Standardisation Hypothesis

You know how every year some people complain about Easter moving around the calendar, seemingly at random? It’s actually because it’s linked to the Passover

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