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Resources may be underground but Libraries are up and front!

Some of you may have seen the news earlier this month about the new Library Retrieval System (LRS) at the University of Technology (UTS) in Broadway, which stores 325 000 books five storeys underground to free up space in the Library. 177 more words

Imprisonment, tear gas and beheadings! This is the worst time ever to be a journalist!

Troubling times for the business I am in. News the other day that photojournalist James Foley was beheaded by the ISIS gang really has me wondering about the safety of journalists around the world — not to mention the respect, or lack of it, for human rights of people in general. 91 more words

How many Mancs would make it into the LFC team?

I’ve just finished reading a very well written article about Man United and how the Glazers are stripping the club of money (link is at the bottom of this) while still not putting in a single penny of their own money. 677 more words

Football

James Foley's Killers Wanted Ransom

The killers of American Journalists James Foley wanted a ransom. The Jihadists that took Foley wanted an £80 million ransom his employer said.

There’s a point in some stories where they take a weird or interesting twist. 191 more words

Politics

Cop Suspended For Threatening To Kill Ferguson Protesters, Journalists - 21 August 2014

A suburban St. Louis police officer has been suspended indefinitely for threatening to kill protesters and journalists in Ferguson, Missouri while he pointed a rifle in the crowd’s direction during a demonstration this week. 136 more words

Article

James Foley died with honor, even though those who killed him have none

Journalist James Foley, this week, met his end as so many other journalists and chronicles have over the centuries; at the tip of a blade.  His death was that in the pursuit of a noble calling – telling the story of pain, suffering, corruption and abuse of power in a part of the world in which a power vacuum exists, and said vacuum is being filled by thugs, murderers, sociopaths and radicals all justifying their pathological blood lust through religion. 695 more words

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