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Friday 15 July 2005
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Saturday 14 August 2004
The flotation of Dyno-Rod, the famous drain-clearing business, has collapsed after its founder refused to sell.
Sunday 25 July 2004
A classic Brussels fudge appears set to diffuse a transatlantic standoff over accounting standards for banks and insurance companies.
Wednesday 14 July 2004
Jim Zockoll, the transatlantic pilot who founded the drain clearing business Dyno-Rod 40 years ago, is to pocket £50m from its sale and flotation next month.
Wednesday 30 June 2004
Exhausted after a week-long battle with the Atlantic, disappointed at missing a new world record for the west-to east solo transatlantic crossing by 75 minutes in 170 hours and let down by an unco-operative wind, Ellen MacArthur was already planning her next adventure as she made her way up the Channel to Southampton last night.
Thursday 10 June 2004
As a trio of French trimaran skippers skittled the transatlantic record and a fourth prepared to join the dockside celebrations in Boston last night, further north, off the notorious Grand Banks, a battle royal was still in play as Britain's Mike Golding worked night and day to win the 60-foot monohull class of The Transat.
Wednesday 02 June 2004
Saturday 29 May 2004
A wistful Ellen MacArthur found herself sidelined yesterday, surrounded by the boats she loves to sail and talking to the community of which she has been a part for nearly 10 years about how she would like to join them.
Saturday 18 December 1999
Thursday 16 December 1999
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- 2 Notes from a small island: Is Sealand an independent 'micronation' or an illegal fortress?
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 'Swivel-gate': David Cameron goes to war with the press over 'swivel-eyed loons' slur
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
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