Queues form outside struggling UK bank; calm urged

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Queues form outside struggling UK bank; calm urged

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Saturday, September 15, 2007 Nervous savers have re-formed queues this morning outside many branches of Northern Rock, after the £2.68 billion bank took an emergency loan from the Bank of England, the UK central bank. Shares in the bank had dropped 25% by lunchtime yesterday in London – and stood nearly 60% lower from their […]

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with NDP candidate Sheila White, Scarborough-Rouge River

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with NDP candidate Sheila White, Scarborough-Rouge River

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Thursday, September 13, 2007 Having worked as an aide, advisor, and Executive Assistant to municipal and provincial politicians, Sheila White is running for the Ontario New Democratic Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Scarborough-Rouge River riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further […]

One year on: IFALPA’s representative to ICAO, pilot and lawyer on ongoing prosecution of Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 pilot

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One year on: IFALPA’s representative to ICAO, pilot and lawyer on ongoing prosecution of Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 pilot

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Almost exactly one year ago, on March 7, Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 crashed during landing at Adisucipto International Airport, near Yogyakarta, after a scheduled domestic Indonesian passenger flight. 21 people – 16 Indonesians and five Australians – were killed when the Boeing 737-400 overshot the runway, crossed a road, struck an […]

How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

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How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

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Friday, September 9, 2005 New Orleans, Louisiana —After Category 4 storm Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, on the night before August 29, 2005, several flood control constructions failed. Much of the city flooded through the openings. One of these was the flood wall forming one side of the 17th Street Canal, near Lake Pontchartrain. […]

Great Ideas For Rewarding Yourself For Weight Loss

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More On This Topic: Gastric Bypass Surgery Los Angeles California Best Lap Band Services Beverly Hills Ca By Ellie Lewis Weight loss is hard work. A person trying to lose weight has to change their diet, be aware of everything they eat and how many calories it contains and they have to add more activity […]

First fifty-star United States flag up for sale

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First fifty-star United States flag up for sale

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Monday, August 29, 2005 The designer of the current 50-star United States flag, Robert G. Heft, has put his original creation up for sale on the popular auction website eBay. Heft originally made the flag for a school project in 1958, in which he received a “B minus” as his grade. When he submitted the […]

Vestas protesters sacked with immediate effect

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Vestas protesters sacked with immediate effect

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Thursday, July 30, 2009 Eleven of the 25 workers at the Vestas factory in Newport, Isle of Wight, England who have been carrying out a sit-in since Monday July 20 have been sacked with immediate effect. According to one of the protesters known as “Mike”, the occupiers were given their dismissal notices concealed under slices […]

Homes For Sale In Pella, Iowa: The Benefit Of An Agent

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More On This Topic: Sydney Hi Fi Castle Hill byAlma Abell For those looking for homes for sale in Pella, Iowa, a good place to start on this search is with the help of a local real estate agent. These professionals work closely with individuals to ensure you get all of the information and access […]

Category:Science and technology

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Category:Science and technology

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This is the category for science and technology. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 23 November 2019: Researchers break down deaths due to power plant pollution in the United States 21 November 2019: Slippery business: Materials scientists invent new coating for self-cleaning, water-efficient toilets 16 November 2019: Ancient Egyptians collected wild ibis birds […]

Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

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Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

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Tuesday, March 29, 2005A team of Australian surgeons yesterday reattached both hands and one foot to 10-year-old Perth boy, Terry Vo, after a brick wall which collapsed during a game of basketball fell on him, severing the limbs. The wall gave way while Terry performed a slam-dunk, during a game at a friend’s birthday party. […]