In 2003, Liverpool Council banned stallholders at fairs from giving goldfish as prizes.
Announcing a new MA course entitled "The Beatles, Popular Music and Society" in 2009, Liverpool... MORE
Around 1500, there were eight crimes for which a person could be hanged in Britain:... MORE
Eighteen thousand mummified cats were sold at one auction in Liverpool in March 1890.
They went... MORE
The Romans called it 'pila pedalis', which the English translated as 'foot-ball' and promptly banned.
According to a report in 1999 entitled 'Reducing children's television viewing to prevent obesity', children... MORE
In 1825, railway pioneer George Stephenson assured a parliamentary inquiry that trains would never go... MORE
The earliest known wheel is to be seen on a pictogram in Uruk, Mesopotamia, dating... MORE
TUG OF WAR
According to international rules, the rope in a tug-of-war contest must be between 100mm and... MORE