"There were thousands of them. Yellow coats, armed police, anti-terror squads and Evidence Gatherers (Police EG), or as one Indymedia journalist called them, “police examples”. Helicopters constantly...
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"With the exception of the Mail and the Express, the papers are full of praise for Tony Blair's final speech to a Labour Party conference as prime minister.
The Times described the address as "highly emotional", and emphasised what it said was Blair's "severe warning" to...
"I don't think the government fit the position of middle-management in this analogy, they would be the CEOs", rebuked a friend as we playfully embellished on the analogy of 'Factory Britain'. "But regardless, CEOs...
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"Today is Thursday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2006. There are 101 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Sept. 21, 1938, a hurricane struck parts of New York and New England, causing widespread damage and claiming some 700 lives.
On this date:
In 1792, the...
"Meet Kitten von Mew, Britain's answer to famous burlesque dancer Dita von Teese. The 26-year-old from Stratford-upon-Avon hoping to take the country by storm with her love of 1940s and 1950s clothes.Read on...
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December 4, 1941 [8 a.m.] Radio Tokyo, Japan, transmitted "East
Wind, Rain". This was the signal that Japan intended to wage war
against the United States. This message was received by the White House
within minutes. Copies of this message were produced at both the
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"Thousands of people have enjoyed a Spanish festival at the heart of London's busiest shopping district.
Organisers said the seventh Regent Street festival was the most popular yet, as visitors enjoyed the...
"A free "Online Training Toolkit" website has been launched by the UK-based Commonwealth Press Union
to help journalists learn about the latest in various topics related to
their profession. The first installment is about "Gender for
Orthodox Jewish girls do not have sexual relations before they are married. In Barnet, it is rare for girls to marry at 16 and uncommon at 17 or 18. They may have babies at 18 or 19, but this age group was not mentioned in the statistic.
"David Moyes has said in today's Liverpool Echo that he won't be bringing in any new faces today, but that won't stop thousands of us staying tuned to sports news channels and the internet in the hope that he was telling porkies, will it?"