By James Chapman and Nabila Ramdani Last updated at 10:25 PM on 16th July 2010 Comments (203) DAILY MAIL FRONT PAGE LEAD STORY SATURDAY 17 JULY 2010 EXTRACT: 2004: Prime Minister Tony Blair makes the first government visit to Libya since 1943. He offers the Colonel the ‘hand of friendship’. Big trade deals followed involving [...]
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Blair in secret talks with Gaddafi: Lockerbie families’ fury as ex-Premier is treated like a ‘brother’ by dictator just days after denying links with Libya
By Kyle Thompson-Westra Sunday, July 18, 2010 The Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been with us nearly three months, and the news just isn’t getting better. Even when there’s hope of a cleanup, an accident sends us back nearly to square one. The American public is incensed, the finger-pointing refuses to end, the U.S.-British “special [...]
A Quebec court has extended an injunction on Royal Dutch Shell Plcs plans to close its Montreal refinery in a partial victory for the plants union as it tries to save about 500 jobs.
The Montreal Gazette The Gazette July 16, 2010 4:28 PM The Shell refinery in Montreal East is slated to become a fuel-storage facility, resulting in the loss of about 500 jobs. Photograph by: Marcos Townsend, Montreal Gazette Shell Canada disclosed Friday its 130,000-barrels-daily Montreal East oil refinery needed $600 million of capital investment to stay [...]