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admin 24th July 2018

The luxury car manufacturer Daimler was terrified it was going to lose its “prestigious” contract to provide official cars for Downing Street, newly released government papers reveal. In 1991, executives at Jaguar Daimler were so alarmed John Major, the then prime minister, was considering ordering a different vehicle that they wrote warning such a move […]

admin 23rd July 2018

Alan Dornan is in pain all the time. The 78-year-old resident of Wethersfield, Connecticut, has scoliosis and spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spaces within in the spine that can place pressure on the nerves and cause muscle weakness and pain. But every day, Dornan braves the elements and the physical discomforts he experiences to […]

admin 23rd July 2018

The Latest on the sinking of a duck boat in Missouri (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Survivors of the Missouri duck boat accident and many friends and family members have joined hundreds in the tourism community of Branson during a memorial service for the 17 who died. The more than a dozen survivors walked into […]

admin 23rd July 2018

Spate was arrested about 12.15pm and sent to the ACT Watchhouse to prevent her attempting to conceal or destroy evidence. Loading Spate has pleaded guilty in the ACT Magistrates Court to charges of pretending to be a registered vet, providing regulated vet services, possessing prescription only medication, and failing to store registered firearms and ammunition […]

admin 23rd July 2018

EVEN before the Supreme Court piled in, American unions were in a bad way. In their heyday in the mid-1950s, more than 30% of workers were members. Today just 11% are. With only a toehold in the private sector—where they cover a mere 7% of workers—unions have become increasingly reliant on faithful public-sector employees, 34% […]

admin 23rd July 2018

LOS ANGELES –  A feud between a man and his grandmother over his girlfriend staying at the grandmother’s home exploded into violence that ultimately led to him taking dozens of people hostage inside a Los Angeles supermarket, a relative said Sunday. Investigators believe Gene Evin Atkins, 28, shot his grandmother several times and wounded his […]

admin 23rd July 2018

(Reuters) – The duck boat that sank in a Missouri lake last week, killing 17 people, was set to be raised on Monday and taken to a secure facility as part of a federal investigation into one of deadliest U.S. tourist accidents for years. Rescue personnel work after an amphibious “duck boat” capsized and sank, […]

admin 23rd July 2018

Countryside dwellers are living in fear of crime as their faith in rural policing to deal with blights such as fly-tipping shrinks, a new report has found. Just over a quarter – 27 per cent – of people living in the country have confidence in their local police force to keep them safe, according to […]

admin 23rd July 2018

The suspected gunman who burst into a Trader Joe’s in Los Angeles on Saturday, took hostages and got into a shootout with police that left a woman dead was identified Sunday. Police said Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was the man who held officers at bay for three hours on Saturday and engaged in a gunbattle […]