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2008-07-08 15:00:39

By BRIAN DONNELLY A SUPERMARKET'S own label single malt has beaten several branded whiskies to take an international title.

2008-06-30 09:02:36

Producing programmes for the web may be the latest venture for tech-savvy PROs, but there are pitfalls to avoid. Polly Devaney reports.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.