Archive for January, 2019

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Nuclear plant sealed off after traces of explosives found on bag

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 At least two men in Sweden were arrested after security officials at the Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant discovered traces of an explosive material on a plastic bag. Oskarshamnsverkets Kraftgrupp OKG operates the plant, which is one of three nuclear power plants in Sweden. Reports say that on the outside of a  [ Read More ]

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Arrest made as mayor of Gda?sk, Poland stabbed on stage

Monday, January 14, 2019 An individual has been arrested after Pawe? Adamowicz, mayor of the Polish city of Gda?sk, was stabbed last night whilst on stage at a fundraising event. He died today. We couldn’t win Reports on the implement used vary between a knife and a “sharp tool”. The attacker is reported to have  [ Read More ]

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Half a million z?oty vanish from the bank account of Lech Wa??sa

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 According to Polish radio station, RMF FM, almost half a million Polish z?oty (almost US$ 235,000) vanished from the bank account of Lech Wa??sa, a former President of Poland and the original leader of Solidarno?? (Solidarity). The case is already under investigation by the public prosecutor in Gda?sk. The radio station  [ Read More ]

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John Reed on Orwell, God, self-destruction and the future of writing

Thursday, October 18, 2007 It can be difficult to be John Reed. Christopher Hitchens called him a “Bin Ladenist” and Cathy Young editorialized in The Boston Globe that he “blames the victims of terrorism” when he puts out a novel like Snowball’s Chance, a biting send-up of George Orwell‘s Animal Farm which he was inspired  [ Read More ]

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Jan 17

BT Global Services to double US revenues and cut costs

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BT Global Services to double US revenues and cut costs

Friday, September 15, 2006 BT Global Services this week laid out its vision for the next three years: its revenues to double in the USA, Japan, India and China, and £400m of annual savings, achieved through offshoring and slashing its procurement costs. £200m of this will come from a reduction in what it spends on  [ Read More ]

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Jan 17

Wesley So wins TATA Steel Chess

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Wesley So wins TATA Steel Chess

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 On Sunday, Filipino-US chess grandmaster Wesley So won this year’s Tata Steel Chess Tournament, held in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands, securing 9.0 points out of thirteen. Following closely in second place was current World Champion Magnus Carlsen with 8.0 points. Wesley So won five games and drew the remaining eight. A  [ Read More ]

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Jan 17

Orville Moody, 1969 U.S open winner dies at age 74

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Orville Moody, 1969 U.S open winner dies at age 74

Saturday, August 9, 2008 American golfer Orville Moody died yesterday aged 74. He was the winner of the 1969 U.S open. A former U.S army sergeant Moody gave up the military in 1967 to play a trail run on the PGA Tour, he earned almost $300,000 in one year. After 15 months of joining Moody  [ Read More ]

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Jan 17

Mobile operator Orange bills French doctor €160,000 for one month of Internet use

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Mobile operator Orange bills French doctor €160,000 for one month of Internet use

Thursday, November 19, 2009 In a third case of staggering sums billed for “unlimited” Internet access reported this week, a French emergency-room doctor from Fontainebleau beats all records with a €159,212 (US$237,417) bill. The telephone-number-sized bill covers one month’s use of an unlimited 3G dongle on Orange‘s network; the beleaguered Dr Jean Spadaro has been  [ Read More ]

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Jan 17

Greece formally asks for EU-IMF loans

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Greece formally asks for EU-IMF loans

Friday, April 23, 2010 Greece has formally asked for rescue loans by the European Union and International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be activated, aimed at helping the country recover from an economic crisis. Under the plan, countries in the Eurozone will provide up to 30 billion euros in loans in the first year, while the  [ Read More ]

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Jan 16

Saturn moon Enceladus may have salty ocean

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Saturn moon Enceladus may have salty ocean

Thursday, June 23, 2011 NASA’s Cassini–Huygens spacecraft has discovered evidence for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft’s direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close to the jets ejected from the moon. The study has been published in this week’s edition of the journal  [ Read More ]

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