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Bulletin: NHS nurses in Merseyside could go on strike, Beatles auction

NHS nurses to vote on strike action, Beatles autographs to go under the hammer, UK’s Favourite Park vote open. Sign up to our LiverpoolWorld Today newsletter 🧑‍⚕️ The Royal College of Nursing will ballot members working for the NHS in England and Wales on strike action, which involves a complete withdrawal of labour. The nursing […]

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Northeastern grad student puts together art auction for Ukraine 

A Northeastern University graduate student organized an online auction that showcases artwork of Ukrainian artists and will benefit two non-profit organizations that provide humanitarian aid to Ukrainians. Daria Koshkina, 28, who is working toward her master’s degree in digital media with a concentration in 3D at the College of Professional Studies, curated an online auction, […]

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Treasured set of Beatles memorabilia worth up to £5,000 is up for auction

That night is best remembered for when John Lennon said: “For our last number, I’d like to ask your help. To the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands, and the rest of you, if you’d just rattle your jewellery.” But the occasion on November 4, 1963 was also special for Fiona James, whose […]

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Beatles auction rekindles memories of 1963 royal variety show

“For the people in the cheaper seats, clap your hands,” John Lennon instructed the 1963 Royal Variety Performance audience at the Prince of Wales theatre in London. “And the rest of you, if you’d just rattle your jewellery.” It was a brave joke greeted by laughter and applause, part of an important performance that helped […]

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John Lennon’s Scathing 1971 Letter to Paul McCartney Is Up for Auction

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John Lennon’s Letter on the End of The Beatles Heads to Auction

In 1971, The Beatles were no longer a band — but the resolution of their business interests was still a going concern for all involved. That’s what led two members of the group to exchange alternately candid and blistering statements in the pages of Melody Maker in the second half of the year. It began […]

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John Lennon’s Scathing Post-Beatles Breakup Letter to Paul McCartney Goes to Auction

A scathing letter that John Lennon wrote to Paul McCartney in the aftermath of the Beatles’ breakup is set to hit the auction block. The 1971 typewritten and hand-notated letter, offered through auction house Gotta Have Rock and Roll, was penned by Lennon in response to McCartney’s then-recent interview with Melody Maker. In the article, […]

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Automotive

Margaret Thatcher’s majestic motor set to make up to £45k at auction

The Iron Lady was chauffeured to the palace in the Rover P5 on May 4, 1979, after the Tories’ historic general election victory. It marked the first time a female premier had been asked to form a government. The 1973 Rover will go under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions in Royal Leamington Spa, Warks, on August […]

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UK

Norway set to hold new fish farm auction – Fish Farmer Magazine

By Vince McDonagh – 1st August 2022 The Norwegian government is embarking on  further expansion of its aquaculture industry with a new salmon farm permit auction next month. The Ministry of Trade and Industry has told companies that they can start to sign up for this year’s event, which follows an earlier fixed price sale,  […]

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Items signed by Washington, JFK, Ben Franklin, Daniel Boone, Lincoln are in University Archives’ Aug. 17 online auction

A survey of a 346-acre tract in Augusta County, Virginia, today Hardy County, West Virginia, one of the earliest documents signed in George Washington’s hand from 1752, the same year he inherited Mt. Vernon in Virginia (est. $20,000-$24,000). Two items relating to JFK’s failed 1956 Democratic Vice-Presidential bid, will be sold as one lot: a […]