Jill Lawless
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/ 17 March 2008

Beatle’s ex awarded £24,3m in divorce

A triumphant Heather Mills said on Monday she had secured the future for herself and her daughter with a court awarding her a £24,3-million (about R398,5-million) settlement in her divorce from former Beatle Paul McCartney. ”I’m so, so happy with this,” Mills said at an impromptu news conference.

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/ 13 April 2007

Oil-rig support ship capsizes off Scotland

A coast-guard helicopter and navy divers scoured the frigid North Sea on Friday for signs of five crewmen, including a 15-year-old boy, missing after their Norwegian oil-rig support vessel capsized off northern Scotland. Three people were confirmed dead after Thursday’s accident, the coast guard said.