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30 Sep 20:19

Gap makes sustainable cotton commitment

Apparel retailer Gap Inc is the latest of more than 470 partners from across the global supply chain to join the Cotton Leads programme for ...
18 Aug 15:15

Man ordered to pull donkey in cart

by Mark Frauenfelder


An extraordinary scene took place on Saturday last at a small village within three miles of Middleton. A half-witted fellow named James Driscott had cruelly ill-used his donkey. He was told by several of the villagers that he would be brought up before the magistrates and severely punished; but his informants said that if he consented to do penance for his inhuman conduct, no information should be laid against him. Driscott gladly agreed to the proposed terms. The donkey was placed in the cart, and its owner, with the collar round his neck, was constrained to drag his four-footed servant through the village. The scene is described by a local reporter as being the most laughter-moving one he had ever witnessed. — Illustrated Police News, Jan. 22, 1876

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31 Dec 10:44

What is the Guardian's tech stack?

by Robert Rees

The Guardian does not have a fixed tech stack, instead we allow our teams to choose the technology that solves their problems. That leads to a lot of variety in the software we use

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22 Dec 14:51

Spice Lounge, Chasetown

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