They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Thursday, February 02, 2006

Gazprom eyes British Gas takeover

timesonline: Gazprom, the Russian gas giant, today said it is considering a takeover of Centrica, Britain's largest gas distributor and owner of British Gas, according to Russian news agency reports.

The news sent Centrica shares up more than 11 per cent, or 31.25p at 301.25p in afternoon trade in London, adding around £1 billion to the company's stock market value. Read more