Lorry drops thirteen tonnes of fish in British town

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Lorry drops thirteen tonnes of fish in British town

Tuesday, March 29, 2005 A lorry spilt thirteen tonnes of raw fish on a road in the small British town of Shaftesbury, Dorset, earlier today. Crates of iced fish, worth £80,000, apparently burst out the rear doors of the lorry as it climbed a hill. The BBC reports Dorset Police as saying “It appears as […]

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News briefs:August 2, 2010

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News briefs:August 2, 2010

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide.

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China’s ‘Bandit King’ given life term in ‘massive’ bribery case

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China’s ‘Bandit King’ given life term in ‘massive’ bribery case

October 20th, 2018 by 6wE5pZ

Saturday, May 19, 2012 Lai Changxing, dubbed the Bandit King, has been given a life sentence for years of smuggling and corruption that added up to billions of US dollars or Pounds sterling. The Chinese court described the values as “massive”. Lai smuggled goods worth more than £2 billion into Xiamen, bypassing more than £1 […]

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Hurricane-force winds kill 15 people as storm hits Europe

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Hurricane-force winds kill 15 people as storm hits Europe

October 19th, 2018 by 6wE5pZ

Sunday, January 25, 2009 As a storm swept across parts of France and Spain on Saturday and Sunday, it left 15 people dead. Its winds were recorded up to 190km/h (118 mph), which are hurricane-force winds. The storm made landfall near to Bordeaux, France at 5:00 am Central European Time on Saturday the 24th January. […]

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Important Auto Services Your Car Needs To Smoothly Graze The Roads Of San Diego

October 19th, 2018 by 6wE5pZ

Get More Information Here: Mercedes Benz Service Sydney Important Auto Services Your Car Needs to Smoothly Graze the Roads of San Diego by Rita McCall On the road, your car is your best friend and companion. It takes you to places near or far and even carries your family with you. It quietly sits in […]

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20 tons of cocaine seized by US Coast Guard

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20 tons of cocaine seized by US Coast Guard

October 18th, 2018 by 6wE5pZ

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has seized 20 tons or nearly 40,000 pounds of cocaine with a street value of over US$500 million in what authorities call one of the largest cocaine busts in history. Three busts in total were made in a period of nearly one month. The first […]

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News briefs:June 3, 2010

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News briefs:June 3, 2010

October 18th, 2018 by 6wE5pZ

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Earth Day 2009 celebrated around the globe

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Earth Day 2009 celebrated around the globe

October 18th, 2018 by 6wE5pZ

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Today is the 39th observance of Earth Day in the northern hemisphere. Earth day is celebrated in Autumn on November 30 in the southern hemisphere. Senator Gaylord Nelson initiated the first Earth Day in April 1970 in the United States, and it is now celebrated by over 1 billion people in […]

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Moscow celebrates Victory Day with military parade

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Moscow celebrates Victory Day with military parade

October 17th, 2018 by 6wE5pZ

Monday, May 11, 2009 On May 9, Moscow heralded its celebrations of Victory Day with one of the largest military parades seen since the fall of the Soviet Union through the Red Square and the streets of Moscow. Signifying the defeat over Nazi Germany in 1945 in World War 2, Victory Day continues to be […]

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Automobile sales in the United States down sharply

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Automobile sales in the United States down sharply

October 16th, 2018 by 6wE5pZ

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 Sales of automobiles in the United States fell as much as 35% in January, compared to the same month a year ago, as manufacturers reported their January sales. Ford Motor Company NYSE: F sales dropped 42% last month from the previous year. General Motors NYSE: GM reported a 49% decline. Chrysler was hardest hit among […]

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