James Bartley saws wood for his narrow boat ' Wolf Bark ...
Feb 5th, 2012
(Reuters) - James Bartley saws wood for his narrow boat ' Wolf Bark Donkey' on the banks of the Hertford Union Canal close to the the London 2012 Olympics Games site in east London January 31, 2012. Boat owners accustomed to freely navigating London's narrow canals will have to pay to moor near Olympic sites during the 2012 Games, fuelling fears by some that they are being pushed out by unprecedented security measures. Photograph taken on January 31, 2012. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (BRITAIN - Tags: CITYSPACE SOCIETY SPORT OLYMPICS) -
LONDON (Reuters) - A British businessman was sentenced to 10 years in jail on Thursday after a judge described him as having "blood on his hands" for selling fake bomb detectors to Iraq and other countries and endangering lives for profit. James McCormick, 56, was convicted of fraud last week for selling equipment based on a $20 (13 pound... [Full Article]
By Belinda Goldsmith CANNES (Reuters) - Indian movie actors and a new wave of directors are on a mission at the Cannes film festival - to show that their industry, which turns 100 this year, is more than just Bollywood. The largest Indian contingent to date is on the French Riviera at the world's leading cinema showcase to promote their countr... [Full Article]
SITTWE, Myanmar (AP) - An overcrowded boat capsized while trying to escape a cyclone bearing down on Myanmar, tossing dozens of people into the sea. Eight bodies were found and more than 50 people were missing and feared dead, the United Nations said Tuesday. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]