'I met every player last week one-to-one and, as there were 35 of them, it was a long day'
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Friday 20 July 2012
Esso and one of its contractors are to be prosecuted over the death of a sailor at one of Europe's largest oil refineries, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said today.
Friday 13 July 2012
At least 92 people were killed yesterday when a petrol tanker crashed in the Niger Delta and caught fire as people tried to scoop up fuel.
Wednesday 13 June 2012
A wildfire 60 miles away wrapped Denver in a pungent cloud of smoke for several hours and complicated the aerial offensive against the spreading mountain blaze, which has killed one person and destroyed more than 100 structures.
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Fuel tanker drivers who were re-balloted for strikes have voted against walkouts but in favour of other forms of industrial action.
Monday 30 April 2012
An Army veteran who crashed a tanker laden with 2,000 litres of fuel into his estranged wife's home in an attempt to destroy it has been jailed for seven years.
Friday 27 April 2012
A strike by fuel tankers looked increasingly likely last night after union officials voted against a proposed deal and urged their members to do the same.
Monday 23 April 2012
David Cameron conceded today that his Government must “raise our game” as he sought to fight back after a “difficult” month of intense criticism of key policies and its handling of a series of controversial situations.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Wednesday 04 April 2012
British voters are yearning for old fashioned values like solidarity, Ed Miliband said today.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
In a letter to Energy Secretary Ed Davey, Brian Madderson of the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) predicted that fuel shortages caused by last week's panic buying could continue until at least the Easter weekend and possibly beyond as petrol stations struggle to restock.
Monday 02 April 2012
A man has admitted a string of offences after driving a fuel tanker into the front of his family's bungalow.
Saturday 31 March 2012
Now that it has got the nation's motorists queuing in the forecourts, it is important for the Government that other actors in the drama play their allotted roles. The head of the Unite trade union, Len McCluskey, has been cast as the Arthur Scargill of our day, Ed Miliband as the weak leader who takes Unite's money but cannot stop it causing mayhem, and the Daily Mail has added in the "embarrassing" fact that the union official who is handling the tanker drivers' grievances is Diana Holland, the treasurer of the Labour Party.
Friday 30 March 2012
Union says it wants to focus on peace talks to resolve the ongoing dispute.
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Downing Street urged unions and oil companies today to get round the table for talks to prevent a tanker drivers' strike, as senior ministers met to draw up contingency plans to keep vital services moving.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
The Royal Navy's next generation of support tankers is to be built in South Korea, it was announced today.
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