Category Archives: News Around

Not waving but driving

A car that can be driven underwater is set to be unveiled next month. “For three decades I have tried to imagine how it might be possible to build a car that can fly under water,” said the head of … Continue reading

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High speed fail

The routes of high-speed rail links to cities in the north of England have now been announced. The 32 billion pound project will create 100,000 jobs, partly because of the thousands of additional bailiffs that will be needed to evict … Continue reading

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Doing inuendo

Here at the Open Wound we’re not afraid of euphemism, double-entendre and innuendo.  You may occasionally spot us slipping one in. Like that. But making the News this week is Dr Terence Kealey a lecturer from the University of Buckingham, … Continue reading

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Police Don’t Stand So Close To Me

The number of complaints about homophobia within the police has risen by almost a quarter, according to the Gay Police Association (GPA). The GPA said it was aware of colleagues refusing to serve with gay officers and quoting sections of … Continue reading

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Strange but untrue

UFO sightings jumped by 40% in 2007, with 135 strange objects spotted in the skies of the UK.  The Ministry of Defence has released the file as part of its plan to open its archives on UFO research and sightings. … Continue reading

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Probably

Investigators found no wrong doing at Bulgaria’s national lottery after the same winning numbers were picked in two consecutive draws. Sport Minister Svilen Neikov ordered the probe Wednesday after the numbers 4, 15, 23, 24, 35 and 42 were selected … Continue reading

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