Footage of cooling towers being demolished at Didcot power station
THREE huge cooling towers at a disused power station have been blown up using 180kg of explosives. Despite warnings to expect a dust cloud, hundreds of people gathered to watch the demolition at the Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire. The coal-fueled power station, which has been a fixture of the skyline since 1970, ceased generating in March 2013.
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A 24 hour truce to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid has done little to ease tensions between Israelis and Palestinians after three weeks of conflict in the Gaza Strip. The fighting has eased but there's still no sign of a permanent ceasefire. Jillian Kitchener reports.
Comedian Rufus Hound teamed up with Microsoft Windows to launch Windows: Your PC Mate, a national campaign continuing Microsoft's 'I'm a PC' theme. Throughout November, Rufus and Windows toured Britain to give away PCs to the most deserving cases via Facebook and Twitter For more details visit http://www.facebook.com/windowsUK or http://twitter.com/windowsuk
The third day of Rufus Hound and Windows 7’s campaign ‘Your PC Mate’ sees the team in Manchester. The national tour will see the leading comedian giving away PCs to the most deserving cases via Facebook and Twitter For more details visit http://www.facebook.com/windowsUK