Monthly Archives: June 2006

On the trail of the black market bombs

This Story was Last Updated: Thursday, 12 February, 2004, 12:10 GM  Quote BBC NEWS | Americas | On the trail of the black market bombs   US President George W Bush has announced a series of proposals to try to stop … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s flourishing arms bazaar

  Quote BBC NEWS | South Asia | Pakistan’s flourishing arms bazaar "You bring us a Stinger missile and we will make you an imitation that would be difficult to tell apart from the original."

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Womb environment ‘makes men gay’

  Quote BBC NEWS | Health | Womb environment ‘makes men gay’ Previous research had revealed the more older brothers a boy has, the more likely he is to be gay, but the reason for this phenomenon was unknown. A … Continue reading

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Cannabis effects on MS trialled

Quote BBC NEWS | UK | England | Devon | Cannabis effects on MS trialled   "This trial will build on our previous study which, coupled with our work in the laboratory, suggested that THC could have a protective effect … Continue reading

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BP accused of price manipulation

  Quote BBC NEWS | Business | BP accused of price manipulation     Regulators allege its BP Products North America subsidy artificially forced up prices by buying up huge propane stocks only to withhold them from the market.  

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Russian rouble faces world market

  Quote BBC NEWS | Business | Russian rouble faces world market Now times are changing. This weekend Russia is lifting all currency controls. The rouble will become fully-convertible, free for you or I to buy and sell. Many Russians … Continue reading

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German plans airline for smokers

  Quote BBC NEWS | Europe | German plans airline for smokers   A German entrepreneur plans to launch the world’s first smokers’ airline next year, promising a return to the times before planes became smoke-free zones.

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