In a refinery just outside Uganda’s main airport, workers slip bars of freshly refined gold into clear plastic bags sealed with a sticker of the national flag — black, yellow and red — and the label “Ugandan’s Treasure.”
For Islamic extremists, African gold mines are a treasure trove both of explosives and funds to recruit new members and buy arms, writes David Lewis and Ryan McNeill
As General Motors set out proposals to slash jobs, close plants and scrap the famous Pontiac brand, new agreements fell into place between Chrysler and its unions in the United States and Canada.
A HISTORIC Limerick church is forging a new unity between students and the old city.
Scientists have developed a mathematical formula for the perfect shower.
A KISS is just a kiss — but when it comes to tongues, nothing compares with the effect of chocolate, a study has found.
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A LARGE photograph of Jerry Lee Groves in a mine sat next to his closed casket, along with dozens of flowers carrying notes of sympathy.
A large photograph of Jerry Lee Groves in a mine sat next to his closed casket today, along with dozens of flowers carrying notes of sympathy.
SCIENCE boffins have come up with a formula to help bargain-hunters beat the January sales stress.
BOFFINS have come up with a mathematical formula which proves Murphy’s Law really does strike at the worst possible time.
A CLERGYMAN seeking to become the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church was “surprised and dismayed” by 11th-hour allegations questioning his reputation but remained calm as an investigation got under way, a spokesman said yesterday.
The clergyman seeking to become the first openly gay bishop in America’s Anglican Church was “surprised and dismayed” by eleventh-hour allegations questioning his reputation, a spokesman said today.
US Episcopal leaders delayed a vote on whether to confirm the church’s first openly gay elected bishop after allegations emerged that he inappropriately touched a man and posted a pornography link on a youth website, a church spokesman said.
US Episcopal leaders delayed a vote tonight on whether to confirm the church’s first openly gay elected bishop after allegations emerged that he inappropriately touched a man and posted a pornography link on a youth website, a church spokesman said.
IRAQIS dug corpses from a mass grave yesterday and police reappeared in Baghdad, as Iraq grappled with the brutality of Saddam Hussein's rule and the lawless aftermath of the US-led invasion that ended it.
IRISH families hoping to become the next best thing since The Simpsons and star in their very own cartoon series will shortly know if they will be immortalised in celluloid.
MODERN women would be more comfortable talking about sex with Samantha from Sex and the City than ordering hotpot at the Rovers Return.
Singing star Charlotte Church today landed a showbiz title by the seat of her pants - being named ‘‘rear of the year’’.
People in stressful careers get more worked up playing bingo than coping with challenges at work, according to new research.
Seven out of 10 young people are self-confessed couch potatoes who take no regular exercise at all, a UK study showed today.
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