Markets dragged down by credit crisis

Friday, August 10, 2007 Global stock markets fell today, in a mass sell-off stemming from the sub-prime mortgage crisis in the United States. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounded late in the day after falling more than 250 points, ending the day down about 31 points. The UK’s FTSE-100 index fell 232.90 points to 6038.30, […]

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Copiapó, Chile mining accident: in depth

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 The rescue of the Chilean miners trapped in the San José Mine in Copiapó, codenamed Operación San Lorenzo (San Lorenzo Operation), began on Tuesday night, at around 20:00 local time (23:00 UTC). Florencio Ávalos was the first miner to be rescued, at 00:12 local time (03:12 UTC) on Wednesday. He was […]

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Category:Kenny MacAskill

This is the category for Kenny MacAskill, a Scottish politician. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 13 February 2014: Scottish Justice Secretary ‘acutely aware of unusual publicity’ in Kular case 18 August 2011: Scots report crime using Facebook 21 October 2009: Scottish lawyer denies death of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi 2 September […]

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Category:Abdelbaset al-Megrahi

This is the category for Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, a Libyan convicted for the Lockerbie bombing. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 23 May 2012: Lockerbie convict Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi buried after dying at Libyan home 21 October 2009: Scottish lawyer denies death of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi 2 September 2009: UK denies pressuring […]

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