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58 news items

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:11:41 -0800

A judge was scathing of the SFO last year as he dismissed a case against six people for an alleged fraud conspiracy centred around opencast coal mines in Wales. “This was not simply an error of judgment: once the dismissal application had been formally ...

Travel Weekly

Travel Weekly
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:21:10 -0700

There's no better introduction to Welsh humor than descending a 300-foot shaft into a coal mine. In darkness so thick it touches you, wicked jests help lighten the mood, often at the expense of tourists, who nervously ponder comments like, "Don't worry ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 07:06:09 -0800

When I was an architectural student in the 1950s I was told most emphatically that the whole population of the UK could be housed in semi-detached houses within the area of Kent. Is this still the case? Or is it a bit more than just Kent now? David ...

New York Times

New York Times
Sat, 13 Jun 2015 16:26:11 -0700

He assigned them to shoot travel destinations with an offbeat eye — Hamburg's seedy side, Venice without pigeons, coal mines in Wales — and to take what he called “environmental portraits”: the master builder Robert Moses standing on a steel beam ...

WalesOnline

WalesOnline
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:07:16 -0700

“I don't agree with everything Jeremy Corbyn says – I believe Labour should be unequivocally in favour of staying in the EU, and I don't think his idea of reopening coal mines in Wales is practicable. “But I know he's a listener and would take advice ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 21:02:15 -0700

Remember, there was a time, for many centuries, when London and the South East lived off the backs off coal mines in Wales, Scotland and the North of England; the cotton mills of the North; the pottery of the Midlands; the tin of Cornwall; the slate of ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:17:35 -0800

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) faces a £6m legal bill after a judge said its attempt to prosecute six people over an alleged fraud conspiracy was “improper and unreasonable” as no law was broken. The case centred four opencast coal mines in Wales and ...

Irish Examiner

Irish Examiner
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 05:33:45 -0700

After school, he drifted into the British army, and worked for a spell on the docks in Liverpool, down the coal mines in Wales, and spent years circumnavigating the world as a stoker on a tramp steamer. He settled in the US, becoming a citizen in 1909 ...
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