In Britain, they are looking for the king of the island to manage an old pub and the ruins of a 14th-century castle

Those interested can apply for a 10-year contract to manage the Ship Inn pub and Peel Island, where there are also ruins of a 14th-century castle and a camping site. The winner of the contest is crowned by putting him on the throne and pouring alcohol on his head. They hope to find a new manager for the island located not far from the city of Barrow, which can only be reached by ferry, by the summer season. Among other advantages, he is promised a new toilet, and possibly renewable energy sources. The monarch will need to manage the island and maintain the pub, the surrounding area and the campsite, as well as monitor the toilet and shower. But he will not have to be responsible for the external repair of buildings and the pier. Activists have launched a petition to save the island south of the Furness Peninsula after

Folk signs for January 17: getting ready for the cold

On January 17, the Cathedral of 70 Apostles will be held in the Orthodox Church, the Orthodox also honor the memory of the Monk Martyr Zosima. Among the people, Zosima the bee-keeper is considered the patron saint of beekeepers. They prayed to him for a good honey harvest in the new year. It was believed that if it snows on this day, the bees will swarm well. According to other signs, they tried to find out the weather for the coming days. A cloudless night sky with bright stars foreshadows a frosty day. A bright full moon foreshadows a flood in spring. Clouds are floating low – towards a cold snap. Scarlet dawn – for windy weather.

The ROC warned about fraud on behalf of Metropolitan Hilarion

“The letter from the scammers is replete with lies, starting from the statement that “in connection with the riots, parishes were destroyed, including the Iversko — Seraphim Convent” (the spelling and syntax of the original are preserved — approx.), and ending with the very fact of such treatment, which did not take place in reality,” the message says. It is noted that the letters of the attackers are received by both residents of Russia and other countries. “These mailings and calls are fraudulent and have nothing to do with the activities of the DECR. We urge you to exercise reasonable caution and clarify the information in official sources,” the message emphasizes. Protests in Kazakhstan broke out on January 2 in the city of Zhanaozen, Mangistau region, due to an increase in the price per liter of liquefied gas from 60 to 120 tenge (about 21 rubles). Two days later, protesters

The crocodile that lurked under the school floor. The amazing story of a reptile immured in a Welsh school

The reptile was discovered in 2019 during repairs, and about two years later, an unusual exhibit took pride of place at a school located in the Rhonta Cynon Taw area in south-east Wales. When the animal first appeared from under the parquet floor of one of the classrooms, there was no limit to the surprise of the builders and the administration. “I heard a story about how parents and teachers buried a crocodile somewhere under the school at the time between the two world Wars,” said the headmaster of the school Neil Pike at the time. — But I thought it was just a legend, so I didn’t pay much attention to it. Well, now there’s a crocodile lying on the floor in our lobby!”. There is no exact information about the origin of the crocodile. In the village they say that he was once brought from abroad by one

All sorts of little things: top useful goods up to 500 rubles

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Omicron strain was detected for the first time in three Russian regions

In Buryatia on Saturday, January 15, omicron was found in two people, and during the day doctors reported that they received two more cases. “Thus, today we have already four cases of confirmed mutated strain of omicron. Among the four are three adults and one 15-year-old teenager. All residents of the republic,” said Elena Kuzmina, Deputy Chief sanitary Doctor of the republic. It is noted that the patients did not travel outside the region. All of them have been vaccinated and carry the disease in a mild form. In the Chelyabinsk region, a pregnant woman became infected with omicron. Also, the first cases of omicron infection were recorded in Khakassia. It is reported that the patients are on outpatient treatment. Earlier it became known that the first five cases of infection with the omicron strain of coronavirus were detected in Krasnoyarsk. On January 14, Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said that

Australian authorities have allowed entry to foreigners vaccinated with Sputnik V

The decision to recognize the Russian vaccine created by the N. F. Gamalei Sputnik V Center to confirm the status of vaccination against COVID-19 was made by the agency on the basis of the recommendation of the national pharmaceutical regulator issued on January 17. “You are considered fully vaccinated for a trip to Australia if you have been vaccinated with a vaccine approved or recognized by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), including the preparation of the Gamalea Research Center “Sputnik V”, – stated on the website of the Australian Interior Ministry.

Vector assessed the survivability of Omicron on various surfaces

To assess the degree of infection of omicron, Russian scientists conducted a series of experiments to determine the viability of the virus on metal, plastic, ceramic tiles and distilled water under the same conditions of relative humidity (30-40%) and temperature (26-28 degrees). It was found that the virus is most quickly inactivated on ceramics — a viable virus ceases to be detected in less than 24 hours.reported in “Vector” In the external environment, the ability of the virus to infect decreases over time, the scientists noted. In general, the dynamics of the decrease in the infectivity of omicron did not differ from other coronavirus strains, so the use of disinfectants remains an effective method of disinfection for the prevention of infection, the center stressed. Omicron Strain B.1.1.529, also known as the omicron strain, was found in Botswana and South Africa at the end of November. It carries dozens of mutations in

Day in History: January 17th

But Pope Gregory XI decided to put an end to such a dependent situation. On January 17 , 1377 , accompanied by 13 cardinals , he moved to The Vatican. Today, the Vatican is a tiny state within a state. Its area is only 44 hectares. It is located in Rome on the Mante Vaticano hill, has its own flag, anthem and government, Academy of Sciences, as well as its own newspaper and radio station. For many centuries, the Vatican has been the center of the Catholic Church in the world and the residence of the Pope. Division of the Roman Empire into Eastern and Western The era of the Roman Empire, which is one of the most important periods in the history of Ancient Rome, began in 27 BC. It was a period of the greatest expansion of borders and the achievement of the highest prosperity in various spheres of life.