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Archive for: September, 2013

Hudl goes on sale Monday

Tesco launched Hudl this week, a new 7 inch HD tablet that aims to open up a world of entertainment and connectivity to all. It has been designed by Tesco for its 20 million customers and more, focusing on accessibility and convenience. With super-fast 1.5GHz quad-core processor and dual-band Wi-Fi, users will find Hudl a […]

Tragic April finds peace

THE family of murdered schoolgirl April Jones said a final farewell yesterday (Thursday) at her funeral, even though her body was never found. The mid-Wales town of Machynlleth, which shared their heart-wrenching grief, came to a standstill as a white horse-drawn hearse led mourners. And many wore April’s favourite pink colour in her memory. Among […]

Survivor used dead teen’s blood to fool the terrorists

QUICK-THINKING Sneha Kothari Mashru survived the Nairobi mall massacre by smearing herself with a victim’s blood and playing dead to fool the terrorists. The radio presenter said a teenage boy lying next to her died of his wounds as they hid from the gunmen at the Westgate shopping centre in the Kenyan capital. “I realised […]

INTERPOL issues Red Notice

As we go to print an INTERPOL Red Notice, or internationally wanted persons alert, has been issued for UK national Samantha Lewthwaite at the request of authorities in Kenya. Lewthwaite, aged 29, who is also believed to use the alias ‘Natalie Webb’, is wanted by Kenya on charges of being in possession of explosives and […]

Egypt crisis hits tour companies

THE recent violence across Egypt has weakened demand in the UK for holidays there. Thomas Cook, in trading updates released yesterday (Thursday), said the turmoil which followed the coup that removed President Mohamed Morsi from power, has hit recent bookings. It comes as no surprise that rivals TUI Travel has cut its winter flights to […]

Sweet development

Sainsbury’s has opened a new state of the art factory, bringing British patisserie style puds to stores. Creating 200 new jobs, the facility in Fakenham, Norfolk is home to the creation of Sainsbury’s chilled desserts ranging from Sherry Trifle to Chocolate Sundae. Inspired by the growing demand for home entertaining, the factory is a joint […]

Striking union’s Xmas threat

A LEADING workers’ union is threatening strike action at post offices over Christmas unless a row over jobs, pay and closures is resolved. The ultimatum came as the Communication Workers Union (CWU), already locked in a separate dispute with the Royal Mail over privatisation, confirmed a fresh strike affecting hundreds of Crown post offices. CWU […]

VW van is pulled up after 63 years

VOLKSWAGEN’S iconic camper van will no longer be produced after this year. And will not please aficionados, young and old alike. The stand-out vans carried hippies through the Sixties, hauled surfers in search of waves, and even serves as a workhorse across the developing world. But the long journey of the VW Camper van is […]

Another satisfied old customer!

Accion del Sol news ONE lucky old refuge dog has been rehomed in Germany, where she will enjoy her twilight years. It just proves that however long they may have to stay at the Accion sanctuary, we never give up hope of finding them a loving home, whether here on the Island or in Germany, […]

Box clever with these pups

Live Arico (PAWS) news Dogs of the Week We need homes for four adorable Boxer/German Shepherd cross puppies. There’s a standard 140-euro adoption fee for a female and 110 euros for a male, which covers all vaccinations, microchip and sterilisation when they are old enough. Call Sue on 629 388 102 for more information. Another […]

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