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Innocent man killed as “terrorist”; police operation goes wrong, London jury hears

Posted by gasweek on 5 October, 2007

In an unprecedented health and safety prosĀ­ecution that was launched yesterday, the Metropolitan Police were accused of overseeing a “catastrophic” operation that led to the death of the 27-year-old Brazilian electrician who had been mistaken for one of the bombers involved in failed suicide attacks on London’s subway trains on 21 July 2005, wrote Charlotte Gill in The Courier Mail (3/10/2007, p.36). Read the rest of this entry »


Posted in Australia, Defense, Europe, Gas, UK, Volume 2603 | Leave a Comment »

Spaghetti spike: Cost of 1kg of durum flour, used to make pasta, risen in last two months from $A0.43 to $A0.75 result of increasing demand for biofuels

Posted by gasweek on 26 September, 2007

According to Colleen Barry, Italians will soon be paying up to 20 per cent more for their daily serving of pasta, be it fettuccine, linguine or spaghetti, reported The Canberra Times (15/9/2007, p. 21). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Agriculture, Biofuels, Europe, Volume 2601 | Leave a Comment »