Temporary power firm Aggreko — responsible for keeping the lights on and the cameras rolling at the last World Cup in South Africa and at the London 2012 Olympics — has been chosen by FIFA to perform the same duties across 12 different venues in Brazil.
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What it feels like to witness a tragedy: The photographer who captured grief after Sandy Hook and Columbine tells his story
Friday 28 December 2012
Monday 22 October 2012
Former leader hits back at claims he had a stroke and had only weeks to live
Sunday 19 August 2012
Panama wreck might solve mystery of the 17th-century buccaneer
Thursday 19 July 2012
The four year old botnet - known as Grum - is believed to have been responsible for around 18% of the world's spam emails
Saturday 12 May 2012
There was a brief ceremony at the House of Commons yesterday to mark the 200th anniversary of the murder of Spencer Perceval, the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated. In The Daily Telegraph that same morning there was a letter marking the event from Lord Lexden, formerly known as Alistair Cooke, historian of the Conservative Party.
The drifting fishermen saw the cruise ship and thought they were saved... but the Star Princess didn't stop
Saturday 21 April 2012
Passengers were amazed when their British captain sailed on – and horrified to learn later that two of the castaways died
Tuesday 27 March 2012
An 18-year-old who worked in a seaside hotel in Panama happily took up an offer by two friends to join them on a fishing trip and earn some extra cash.
Friday 16 March 2012
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Wednesday 15 February 2012
More than £500,000 has been seized by prosecutors from Anne Darwin, convicted of a canoe death insurance scam along with husband John.
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Prosecutors have recovered more than half a million pounds from the wife of back-from-the-dead canoeist John Darwin.
Saturday 11 February 2012
Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) shares yesterday tumbled more than 16 per cent after the emerging-markets telecoms firm warned that its business in Panama "has not progressed as planned".
Tuesday 31 January 2012
Six men have been saved from drowning after their boat capsized as they were days away from entering the record books as the first crew to row across the Atlantic in a month.
Sunday 15 January 2012
Set apart from the big mainland resorts, this low-key luxury retreat on Isla Boca Brava offers sanctuary, says Sarah Gilbert
Monday 12 December 2011
Former military strongman Manuel Antonio Noriega was flown home to Panama yesterday to be punished once again for crimes he committed during a career that saw him transformed from a close Cold War ally of Washington's to the vilified target of a US invasion.
Sunday 27 November 2011
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