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Scottish Independence Would ‘Weaken’ National Security

The promoters of the Scottish independence referendum, as enthusiasts of the so-called right to decide in other latitudes, usually put the emphasis of their political literature in the epic of victimhood and the poetry of a new dawn. But at the Govan Shipyard, located on The River Clyde in Edinburgh, the referendum scheduled for September 18 generates fear and uncertainty. Both facilities are the few who still build boats, thanks to a single client: the British Navy. The British Minister of Defense, Philip Hammond, yesterday reminded in his speech to the employees of a Scottish plant of Thales, another enterprise of Defense which manufactures all the periscopes of the…
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This Day In History

Today In History: April 15 1912

The Titanic sinks On this date, the luxurious ocean liner  Titanic sank just two hours after colliding with an iceberg in the North Atlantic. When it had previously left the port of Southampton, England, behind the Titanic had just managed to escape a collision with the moored liners SS City of New York and Oceanic. The ship, carrying 2,200 passengers and crew, was considered the most luxurious and "unsinkable" ship ever built. However, shortly before midnight on April 14, 1912, the Titanic struck an iceberg to a 400 miles off the coast of Newfoundland. Barely two hours later, in the early hours of April 15, the ship sank. The ship was not ready for…
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Today In History: March 20 1727

Death of Isaac Newton His enormous prestige earned him the title of Sir and upon his death receiving State honors. He was buried in Westminster Abbey. On March 20, 1727 died the scientist whose theories marked the path of physics to the relativity of Einstein, Isaac Newton. In 1661 he joined Trinity College, Cambridge, where his main mentor would be the mathematician Isaac Barrow. Encouraged by him and by the ideas of Galileo, Kepler and Descartes Newton was given to the study of mathematics. In 1666 his findings revolutionised the world of science: he invented infinitesimal calculus (whose discovery was disputed with Leibniz),…
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Looking For Child Abuser In Relation To The Case of Madeleine McCann

British police are investigating the whereabouts of a man who abused five girls in Portugal between 2004 and 2006, in relation to the disappearance of three-year Madeleine McCann in 2007. Detectives say that the attacks took place in the holiday residences of British families in Algarve. The man, who is said to have tanned skin and dark hair, is suspected of breaking into 12 properties between 2004 and 2010. Madeleine disappeared from the holiday apartment of her family in Praia da Luz, in the Algarve. The British authorities are investigating a total of 38 people considered of "interest" in relation…
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Princess Diana Leaked Information To The Press

The late Princess Diana of Wales handed her personal confidential phone book to a tabloid because she wanted to "charge" against her then husband, Prince Charles, the heir to the British Throne, according to testimony presented in a London Court by Clive Goodman, former editor of the tabloid News of the World. Goodman, who made these statements at the trial for wiretapping, said that the Princess sent the phone book in 1992. The former editor said that she was looking for an ally against Prince Charles to show the forces that were aligned against her. Goodman has been charged along…
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Health

Doctors Reconstruct A Face Using a 3D Printer

A British man whose face was severely injured in a motorcycle accident underwent facial reconstruction surgery made ​​using three-dimensional printer parts. Stephen Power, 29, has become the first person to be operated with this technology . Power two years ago had an accident with his motorcycle and although wearing a helmet, the upper jaw, nose, and cheekbones broke and he suffered a fractured skull. After spending four months in the hospital, he came out with a partially disfigured face hiding behind hats and sunglasses . To return to his usual appearance, first a three-dimensional model of Power's skull was created…
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