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11 news items

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 ...

WalesOnline

WalesOnline
Thu, 28 May 2015 00:55:38 -0700

During the premiership of Labour's Harold Wilson in the 1960s, the Energy Minister Anthony Wedgwood Ben (before he became Tony Ben and a socialist) closed hundreds of coal mines in Wales putting 100,000 men out of work to pursue a policy of ...

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 ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:15:00 -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 ...

WalesOnline

WalesOnline
Sat, 13 Apr 2013 21:43:25 -0700

However by the time she left office in 1990, there were just 3,000 people working in deep coal mines in Wales. Professor Johnes said her treatment of the miners that was damaging for her reputation in Wales. “Whatever the rights and wrongs of the 1984 ...
 
Tribune-Review
Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:03:21 -0800

“My father began preaching the Gospel to the miners while working in the coal mines in Wales,” she said. Robert Cynddylan Owen of Penn Township, retired pastor of South Hills Assembly of God in Bethel Park, died on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, in his home.
 
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 ...

Croydon Advertiser

Croydon Advertiser
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:15:36 -0800

The UK has 28 sites already – from those as ancient as Stonehenge to relatively modern sites like the Blaenavon coal mines in Wales. After the Second World War, Heathrow took over from Croydon as London's main airport and the south London site ...
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