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2008-09-25 15:00:37

By CLAIRE HARRISON THE Tourist Information Centre (TIC) situated at George Best Belfast City Airport is celebrating a successful first year after handling 55,000 enquiries since opening, significantly more than expected. Located in the arrivals hall, the TIC was opened last August next to the redesigned airport information desk. The aim of the project was to provide an enhanced service for both visitors and local users. Catering for the immediate needs of visitors, the facility provides...

2005-12-03 09:02:32

By Jodie Ginsberg BELFAST (Reuters) - Tens of thousands turned out in Belfast on Saturday to bid farewell to George Best, Northern Ireland's local lad turned soccer legend who died last week after losing his battle with alcoholism. Best, who was mentioned in the same breath as soccer greats Pele and Diego Maradona, died of multiple organ failure on November 25 after years of heavy drinking. His sister, Barbara McNarry, paid tribute to "the beautiful boy of the beautiful game" during...

2005-11-28 12:23:17

BELFAST (Reuters) - George Best will be buried in his home town of Belfast on Saturday after a funeral service at Stormont, home to Northern Ireland's parliament buildings, his agent said on Monday. Thousands are expected to gather in the grounds of Stormont and line the streets leading to the 164-hectare estate on Saturday to pay tribute to the former Manchester United winger, who died on Friday. "The details are not finalised, but it will be at Stormont and it will be on...

2005-11-28 09:42:08

BELFAST (Reuters) - George Best will be buried in his home town of Belfast on Saturday after a funeral service at Stormont, home to Northern Ireland's parliament buildings, his agent said on Monday. Thousands are expected to gather in the grounds of Stormont and line the streets leading to the 164-hectare estate on Saturday to pay tribute to the former Manchester United great, who died on Friday. "The details are not finalised, but it will be at Stormont and it will be on Saturday,"...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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