First Active offer 100% mortgages in Ireland

Thursday, July 14, 2005 First Active has become the first financial institution to offer 100% mortgages in the Republic of Ireland. The bank previously offered 100% financing to professionals in finance and medicine, but is now to offer this product to anyone who can afford to meet the repayments. The development is a huge boost …

News briefs:January 03, 2008

Please note: there may be minor variations between this script and the associated recording. Contents 1 Introduction 2 Kenya election struggles continue 3 Three truck drivers killed in Australian woodland fire 4 USAID diplomat dies in Sudanese shooting 5 South Australian premier demands apology from former Guantanamo detainee 6 Croatia abolishes military service 7 Cyprus …

US charges homeless man after plane stolen and crashed in Maryland

Tuesday, December 29, 2009 Police from Frederick in Maryland, US have charged a homeless man with three offenses after a light aircraft was stolen from Frederick Municipal Airport early yesterday morning. The single-engine aircraft crashed as its thief tried to take off. 51-year-old Calvin Cox was arrested near the scene in the nearby woods after …

Australian researchers confirm stress makes you sick

Wednesday, December 7, 2005 Australian researchers say they have scientifically proven that stress causes sickness. The Garvan Institute in Sydney has discovered that a hormone, known as neuropeptide Y, (NPY) is released into the body during times of stress. Their findings show the hormone can stop the immune system from functioning properly. “Neuropeptide Y is …

Rna Builders Having The Lasting Commitment To Quality And Home Seekers Satisfaction

RNA Builders Having The Lasting Commitment To Quality And Home Seekers Satisfaction by pushpendra yadav R.N.A. Builders is one among Mumbai\’s leading realty developers. Inceptioned in 1980 by Mr. Roshan Lal Aggarwal, the company\’s core business is that the realization of residential realty developments around Mumbai city. R.N.A. Builders is a house-builder with a distinction. …

India, Pakistan decide to resume peace process

Sunday, September 17, 2006 Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh and President Pervez Musharraf, who are currently attending the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Havana issued a joint statement confirming that the peace process between India and Pakistan was back on track. The two leaders spoke for over an hour in private to sort out …

Woman in Buffalo, New York accidentally sets herself on fire

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 Buffalo, New York —A woman in Buffalo, New York in the United States is in critical condition tonight at Sisters Of Charity Hospital after she accidentally set herself on fire. The unnamed elderly woman was receiving oxygen for medical problems in her home and lit a cigarette, and the oxygen coming …

Quake strikes near Anchorage, Alaska; no injuries reported

Monday, January 25, 2016 According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Alaska, United States, near the state’s most populous city of Anchorage. City authorities say they do not know of any injuries caused by the earthquake, which occurred early yesterday morning. The earthquake’s epicentre was 162 miles (about 260 km) …

US unemployment rate reaches 9.8%

Friday, October 2, 2009 Companies in the United States are shedding more jobs, pushing the country’s unemployment rate to a 26-year high of 9.8%. The US Labor Department said on Friday that employers cut 263,000 jobs in September, with companies in the service industries — including banks, restaurants and retailers — hit especially hard. This …