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People Maria Miller is still an MP and the poor people of Basingstoke are lumbered with her Selfies Like most people, Sunday People columnist Carol McGiffin had not forgotten the expenses scandals, but had kind of moved on - now it has all come flooding back IfM - Thomson Reuters Corporation Thomson Reuters ist 2007 aus der Fusion des kanadischen Medienunternehmens Thomson mit der 1851 gegründeten britischen Nachrichtenagentur Reuters hervorgegangen. Der Grundstein für das Unternehmen Thomson war 1934 gelegt worden: Der Kanadier Roy Thomson (1894–1976) erwarb mit der “Timmins Press” aus Ontario seine erste Zeitung. In den folgenden Jahrzehnten baute Thomson das größte Zeitungsimperium Kanadas auf. In den 50er Jahren begann er, sich im Ausland nach Betätigungsfeldern umzusehen, und wurde in Großbritannien, seiner neuen Wahlheimat, fündig. 1959 erwarb er den Zeitungsverlag Kemsley Group, zu der die einflussreiche Regionalzeitung „The Scotsman“ gehörte. 1967 folgte die Akquise des Kronjuwels der britischen Zeitungslandschaft, der Londoner Tageszeitung „The Times“. Die 70er Jahre waren von einem Ausflug des Unternehmens ins Ölbusiness geprägt. Thomson beteiligte sich an der Erschließung eines Ölfelds in der Nordsee.

Shanghai's Convenience Store Competition Heats Up “Welcome! Come on in,” shouts a young sales clerk, one of 15 staff working at a 7-Eleven convenience store, or "c-store." The young man, clad in a jacket emblazoned with the chain store’s red, green and orange stripes, was sent to the 130-square-meter outlet in a business park on the outskirts of Shanghai for training in the finer details of customer service — a critical element in Taiwan-based President Chain Store Corporation’s strategy for getting a bigger foothold in China's crowded c-store market. That particular outlet is the firm's flagship shop in Shanghai, which also serves as a training ground for staff, says Jackie Su, vice president of President Chain Store, which purchased the right to run 7-Eleven stores in the city from 7-Eleven China. “The most difficult task we face [in China] is training staff how to greet customers.

Des misiles anti-aériens et des roquettes saisis à Illizi en provenance de Libye Soumis par zitouni MetaTV le jeu, 27/02/2014 - 16:35 Une quarantaine de missiles anti-aériens Strela et une vingtaine de roquettes de type Katioucha, transportés par des éléments d’Al-Qaïda au Maghreb islamique (Aqmi) ont été interceptés dimanche dernier à Illizi, près de la frontière libyenne, par une unité anti terroriste de l’armée nationale populaire (ANP). Ces armes, qui arrivaient de Libye, étaient chargées à bord de plusieurs camions et de véhicules tout terrain. Ces informations ont été rapportés ce jeudi par deux journaux arabophones qui ont cité des sources sécuritaires. Ces armes étaient destinées aux terroristes agissant au Nord-Mali. China Developing a 2nd Stealth Fighter? Video and screen shots of an aircraft fuselage covered in camouflage tarp seen in late June have fueled rumors that China may be developing a second fifth-generation aircraft, known as the J-21 “Snowy Owl.” Whether a new stealth aircraft is being developed, at a time when Chinese engineers are still struggling with the Chengdu J-20, remains to be seen, but military analysts are of the view that this is not impossible, especially if the aircraft are to play different roles. Much speculation has surrounded Chengdu Aircraft Co.’s (CAC) J-20 stealth aircraft since it made its debut in January 2011, coinciding with then-U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates’ visit to Beijing. So far, the existence of two J-20 prototypes — the 2001 and 2002 — has been confirmed, and several test flights appear to have been held.

Mail Online Anthony Owen, 68, was found unconscious 20 yards from his home, next to his white Honda civic, which was still running Witnesses reported seeing three youths on BMX bikes cycling away from Mr Owen's home on millionaires' row in Hale Village, near Liverpool By James Tozer Published: 19:45 GMT, 20 March 2012 | Updated: 18:02 GMT, 21 March 2012 APTN - Associated Press Television News The Many Faces Of Xi Jinping - Will China's New Leader Bring Real Reform? His name is Xi Jinping (pronounced Shee Jin-ping). The future Chinese leader was born into privilege as a child of the "red dynasty." His father was an old revolutionary companion of Mao's. But after his father's fall into disgrace, Xi experienced poverty, prison and the hardships of peasant life. What kind of leader will he be? As the 18th Party Congress, which will install a new leadership team for the nation, starts, it is not known yet exactly how many delegates there will be, nor the name of the candidates -- much less the details of their programs.

Traces numériques, signes de présence Quand j'entends "trace", je pense saleté - indice - négligence. Une trace de sang, une trace de pas, une trace de buée sur le miroir de la salle de bain. Un coupable laisse des traces et se fait prendre. The Hindu : Home Page News & Features

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