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2008-10-06 09:00:33

By MARGARET CANNING AN OFF-site building company in Co Tyrone has won a Pounds 700,000 contract from the British Airports Authority for a new detention centre at Edinburgh International Airport.

2008-09-16 18:00:22

By JILLY BEATTIE THERE were tearful scenes at a vigil for stabbed grandad Eamonn Hughes last night as hundreds gathered in his honour. His daughte rSiobhan collapsed into her mother Eileen's arms and wept for her father who was stabbed as he walked home from her 18th birthday celebrations.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.