SIX weeks ago, on January 16., an 84-year-old Englishman set out on a raft, built here in La Gomera in the Canary Islands, to drift 2,800 miles across the Atlantic to Eleuthera Island in Bahamas, tracing the route upon which a ship’s 18-foot long jolly boat carried the survivors of the 41 crew of an English cargo vessel sunk by a German ship disguised as a merchantman (but then drawing back the deck-cowlings to reveal cannons and machine guns) during World War 11.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2011
Answer: According to the Irish Taxation Institute, self-employed persons carrying on their own businesses (including farmers, publicans, solicitors and shopkeepers) are obliged to file a tax return, as well as persons in receipt of income where some or all of the tax on that income cannot be collected through the PAYE system.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2007
Hampered by huge budget deficits and an unpopular war, US President George Bush today called for training 70,000 maths and science teachers to improve US competitiveness with booming Asian nations and declared that America must break its dependence on Mideast oil.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2006
President Bush sent Congress a €2.07 trillion spending plan today that would accelerate tax cuts to bolster the weak economy, overhaul some of the US government’s biggest social programmes and shower billions of additional dollars on defence and homeland security.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2003