[00:03]Wrigley, the U.S. gum maker, was insisting that it be
[00:07]allowed to sell its wares in the island state, which had
[00:10]banned chewing gum from its spotless streets in 1991.
[00:17]Traditionally, legal learning has been viewed in such
[00:20]institutions as the special preserve of lawyers, rather
[00:24]than a necessary part of the intellectual equipment of an
[00:31]The 42-year-old former London Broncos captain
[00:34]severed his finger when his wedding ring was caught on a
[00:37]steel fence as he climbed over it to retrieve a ball. He was
[00:41]rushed to hospital for emergency treatment but doctors
[00:45]were unable to sew the finger back on.
[00:51]In 1727, young Benjamin Franklin organized ten
[00:56]convivial friends into the "Junto" study club, to discuss
[01:01]such questions as: "Whence comes the dew that stands on
[01:05]the outside of a tankard?" and "Is self-interest the rudder
[01:09]that steers mankind?"
[01:14]With demand for expensive houses in London having
[01:17]nearly halved this year, owners of large country houses
[01:21]are now expected to feel the chill.
[01:26]More than 12 hours later, the Coast Guard announced
[01:29]that in fact 58,000 gallons of a thick, gummy product
[01:34]known as "bunker oil" had gushed into the bay, making
[01:37]the collision of the Cosco Busan the worst oil spill in the
[01:42]region in more than a decade.
[01:48]Manchester United will be punished by the English
[01:51]Premier League if its manager, Alex Ferguson, keeps
[01:55]boycotting the British Broadcasting Corporation in the
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