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Impressive news reports.

Blair and Berlusconi in "unreprehensible policy" shock.

Wonders will never cease.

Another one here : an article with pictures about the near end of the Chunnel rail link.

The station superstructure is set atop a colossal concrete "box", an excavated trackbed as long as Tottenham Court Road from Centre Point to Euston Tower, and wider. And yet, set into the earth, this structure, big enough to make a Roman emperor weep with envy, is almost invisible to passersby.
"The purpose of the plan for Africa this year is to try to put all the different pieces of the problem of Africa - not just that of aid and debt but also that of governance and conflict - in a comprehensive plan," he said.

We're going to invade them?