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Orkney :: South Africa | 5 months ago

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25 February 2014 0 View comments 'Catastrophic losses' of seabirds are crippling the tourism and fishing industry of the Scottish isles, according to a leading conservationist. Kittiwake are now 'practically extinct' on Orkney and, as a result, the

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Justice :: IL :: USA | 9 months ago

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The United Steelworkers Union is raising the death of a heavy-equipment operator as a test case for the so-called Westray law, which allows provincial worker-safety authorities to pursue seldom-used criminal negligence charges against employers. In

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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The regional airline Loganair will continue to operate flights between Westray and Papa Westray islands, fending off competition from two rival operators. The distance between the two locations stands at slightly more than a mile (1.6km) and can be

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New Glasgow :: Canada | 2 years ago

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High school students placed white roses on the Westray mine disaster memorial Wednesday during a ceremony that urged future generations to never forget the importance of worker safety. Twenty-six flowers were laid on the dark granite stone, one for

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New Glasgow :: Canada | 2 years ago

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A vigil marked the 20th anniversary of the the coal mine explosion that killed 26 men in 1992...AM EDT A sombre vigil was held early today near the former Westray mine in rural Nova Scotia, where 26 men died in an underground explosion 20 years ago

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Aberdeen :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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I'd expected an encounter with great skuas, the giant feathered beasts of Orkney and the avian equivalent of football hooligans, as I struck out across Birsay Moor. Instead, it was greylag geese that kept me company in their hundreds, possibly

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New York City :: NY :: USA | almost 3 years ago

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September 29, 2011 A live recording is always a great chance to experience some of the core principles of jazz. Improvisation and spontaneity arise when musicians feel free and comfortable with the tunes and arrangements. A collaborative effort

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Orkney :: South Africa | almost 3 years ago

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Maths teacher Kenneth Dickson, 30, was struck off for professional misconduct by the General Teaching Council for Scotland...He told rude jokes, swore, and made sexually explicit comments to children aged as young as 12. Dickson was not present at

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Motherwell :: United Kingdom | almost 3 years ago

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Kenneth Dickson, 30, is said to have told one boy a fellow teacher wanted "to rub baby oil on you" and telling a group of children that if they didn't hurry up "we will be having a gangbang on the stairs"...Mr Dickson, who taught maths and religious

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Highland Park :: IL :: USA | 3 years ago

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Summer sailings from John O'Groats, on the north coast of mainland Scotland, to Orkney begin this week and continue to 2 September. The 40-minute voyage is the quickest sea link to the islands. John O'Groats Ferries (01955 611 353) has a 62 day tour

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