1. "Couple still courting after 30 years" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_754203.html> "'Dating is much better than marrying, we do not have to worry about day-to-day problems. There are less fights and you don't have to put up with things you don't agree with'" 2. "Moroccan soldier keeps bride waiting for 24 years" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1020781.htm> "But he had an excuse, he was in jail deep in the Sahara desert" 3. "It's a girl - family's first in 200 years" <http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2003/04/26/ngirl26.xml> "After eight generations of boys, Jade's birth this month took everyone by surprise" 4. "Welsh valley time forgot emerges from dark" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200306/s869538.htm> "Tucked deep in the Welsh mountains, Cwm Brefi will this week become the last village in Britain to connect to the electricity network" 5. "Couple switch on - after 37 years" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1055767.html> "Pat Payne, 74, and wife Margaret, 72, raised nine children in their farmhouse in Whepstead, near Bury St Edmunds, without electricity" 6. "After 28 years, phone line request turned down" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200408/s1180033.htm> "A Romanian man who submitted a written request for a fixed phone line in 1976 has finally received a reply from Romania's state-run Romtelecom, telling him it still has no lines available" 7. "Cheque's in the mail, 24 years late" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200410/s1230912.htm> "A remorse-stricken Norwegian has finally settled a hotel bill 24 years after he fled without paying" 8. "Son repays dad 34 years on" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_981064.html> "A man who sold his prized Jaguar to buy a pram for his baby son in 1970, has been repaid with a new car on his 60th birthday" 9. "Better late than never" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1012393.html> "Austrian bureaucrats who held a collection for a family who lost everything in a fire have admitted they put the money in the safe - and forgot about it for more than a decade" 10. "20-year wait for ticket prize ends" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200309/s951184.htm> "[A] man from Alice Springs in the Northern Territory has received a prize of two tickets for the inaugural passenger rail journey to Darwin on the Ghan, more than 20 years after winning a Territory government competition" 11. "Premiere of kidnap movie that took 13 years to make" <http://www.guardian.co.uk/Film/london2003/story/0,13955,1069867,00.html> "The unluckiest film in recent British movie history finally had its premiere last night at the London Film Festival after trials and tribulations that mirrored the story of incredible resilience it tells"
Monday, November 1, 2004
Posted by Bruno at 9:31am