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BBC News - Guernsey

Guernsey triathlete Ian le Pelley misses out on the Commonwealth Games after his appeal for a place is turned down.
Posted on 24 April 2014 | 10:18 am
Moves to remove earnings limits on carers and make benefits easier to claim are welcomed by a Guernsey carer.
Posted on 23 April 2014 | 1:58 pm
A decision on a strategy aimed at reducing the number of cars on Guernsey roads could be delayed until the autumn.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 4:46 pm
Guernsey's animal shelter is to undergo a "significant redevelopment" before new animal welfare laws are introduced.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 2:59 pm
People who claim they were sexually abused by Jimmy Savile are being told by newspaper adverts how they can claim compensation.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 9:41 am
Work to install Jersey's third undersea electricity cable to France begins.
Posted on 22 April 2014 | 9:24 am
Guernsey FC secure an Isthmian League South play-off place following their 2-2 draw at Walton Casuals.
Posted on 21 April 2014 | 6:44 pm
Joey may be saved while other planes are sold
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 3:46 am

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What is the largest recorded explosion ?

Published on Apr 22, 2014 in General Interest, Science, Trivia

What is the largest recorded explosion you might think that it was the Hiroshima A-bomb or maybe Krakatoa? In fact the answer is neither. The largest recorded explosion occurred some 200 years ago and was a phenomenal 60,000 times the power of the Atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945..

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When ‘The Prince of Wales’ brought Slaughter and Mayhem to Guernsey

Published on Apr 18, 2014 in Channel Islands, Guernsey

From the loss of Normandy by King John in 1204 until the Papal Bull of Pope Sixtus IV in 1480 granting the Channel Islands neutrality, Guernsey suffered frequent attacks, sieges and invasions at the hands of the French. One of the bloodiest and best recorded was an invasion which was immortalised in the Guernsey folk ballad La Déscente des Aragousais or The Ballad of Yvon de Galles.

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Why are traffic lights red, yellow & green ?

Published on Apr 15, 2014 in General Interest, Trivia

Have you ever sat at a crossroads waiting for the lights to change and idly considered “I wonder who invented traffic lights ? and why are they red, yellow and green?” In this article, we will hopefully answer those questions.

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When will fossil fuels run out?

Published on Apr 11, 2014 in General Interest

You’d think that the question “When will fossil fuels run out?” would be relatively easy to answer. However it isn’t. Doom laden predictions for the exhaustion of this most valuable of resources were even being made only a few years after the invention of the petrol engine. However there are some people claim that it, or at least ‘natural resources’, will never run out !

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Wordsmith – Test your ‘American’

Published on Apr 8, 2014 in Trivia

Improve and test your wordpower. How many of these American-English words do you know?

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