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Beaujolais Nouveau makes bigger splash in Japan
"The number of cases of Beaujolais Nouveau imported peaked at slightly more than 1 million in 2004, but declined after that," Kiyoshi Yokoyama, general manager of the corporate communications department of Mercian Corp., told Relaxnews. "We think that ...
Winemaker Mercian to double vineyard area in Japan
Major winemaker Mercian Corp. will nearly double the area of its vineyards from the current 21.5 hectares, possibly within two years, officials said.
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British soldier makes 2.8k mile journey home from Cyprus to Britain on foot
'Whilst I was on operations with the 2 Mercian Battlegroup in Cyprus, we were looking at a map of Europe one day when someone remarked how amazing it would be to walk home - a once in a lifetime experience,' Capt Lloyd Owen said.
Soldiers from the Mercian regiment to parade through Stockport town centre
It is the first of several parades in the Mercian's home counties with marches in Chester and Nottingham also planned. Between 11am and 11.30am Stockport town centre will be partially closed.
Marriage split agony for hero blown apart by the Taliban and girl who stood by him
When Sergeant Rick Clement got married a year after suffering devastating injuries in Afghanistan, it seemed an uplifting denouement to a story that once seemed destined to end tragically.
Gurkha who fought off Taliban awarded Gallantry Cross
At this point his company commander, Major Shaun Chandler, arrived at the checkpoint, slapped him on the back and asked if he was OK.
What kind of King will Charles III be?
... was Professor Ian Boyd, the chief scientific adviser at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), George Ferguson, the elected mayor of Bristol, and Sir Alan Parker, the chairman of Brunswick, the public relations company that ...
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Wootton Bassett stops in remembrance of British soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Lieutenant Colonel Andy Hadfield, Commanding Officer of 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment, said: 'I read a lot in the media that questions whether the sacrifice is worth it, and whether anything is being achieved through our efforts.
SOLDIER MARCH: 2 Mercian march through Derby on Saturday
65 soldiers from the 2nd Battalion Mercian Regiment will march through the city centre from noon as part of their regular keeping the army in the public eye tour.
Soldiers to parade through Kidderminster  Kidderminster Shuttle
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Betrayal of my friend the hero: How the army has turned its back on the ...
When, just after his wounding, Hill was still considered to be the Army's top candidate for promotion to Lt-Colonel, Major General Tim Radford, then commander of British troops in Afghanistan, wrote of him: 'Major Hill has commanded B Company 2 Mercian ...
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