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UK company “seriously considering” GPS tracking devices in school uniforms

Saturday, August 25, 2007 The leading supplier of school uniforms in the United Kingdom, Lancashire-based manufacturer Trutex, has announced it is “seriously considering” including GPS tracking devices in future ranges of its uniform products after conducting an online survey of both parents and children. “As a direct result of the survey, we are now seriously […]

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Wikinews Shorts: December 20, 2008

A compilation of brief news reports for Saturday, December 20, 2008. The United States government has announced that it will give US$17.4 billion in loans to help three of the nation’s automobile makers – Chrysler, General Motors, and Ford – avoid bankruptcy. The money will be taken from the $700 billion bailout package originally intended to […]

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Police remove valuables from unlocked cars

Thursday, August 27, 2009 Police officers in Richmond in south-west London, England are removing valuable items like handbags and laptops from unlocked vehicles and leaving notes telling owners to collect their items in Twickenham police station in a bid to try and encourage car drivers to lock the doors of their vehicles. There is a […]

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Great Range Of Abu Dhabi Apartments To Meet Diversified Needs Of Foreigners

Read An Opinion On: Wheelchair Sydney Submitted by: Coree Newell Dubai real estate market has reached to its saturation point and thus investors across the globe has started looking for another alternatives. Abu Dhabi is the most sought alternative of Dubai real estate. Many businesses have started launching their headquarters in Abu Dhabi. In such […]

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Out of space in outer space: Special report on NASA’s ‘space junk’ plans

Saturday, September 10, 2011 A 182-page report issued September 1 by the United States National Research Council warns that the amount of debris in space is reaching “a tipping point”, and could cause damage to satellites or spacecraft. The report calls for regulations to reduce the amount of debris, and suggests that scientists increase research […]

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Residents of Leeds, England neighbourhood plagued with crime ask council for help

Sunday, October 10, 2010 Residents of a Leeds, England neighbourhood have requested help from a council because their neighbourhood is plagued by crime, overcrowding, and community tensions. Leeds City Council received a request for help from residents of Hyde Park, who said they were worried about the increasing level of anti-social behavior and worsening community […]