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Aitken

Robert Grant. 1864--1951, US astronomer who discovered over three thousand double stars

Aitken

(ayt -kin) See table at craters.
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The tour is being jointly organized by the Sri Lanka Embassy in Brazil and Aitken Spence Travels.
Prince Mohammed, the king of Saudi Arabia's son, paid his pounds 1,000 bill for a weekend stay at the Ritz Hotel in Paris, but Aitken tried to cover it up during an increasingly desperate campaign of deception.
But speaking at an inquest at Warrington Coroner's Court yesterday, the dead man's brother, Stephen Aitken, a company director from Berkshire, said the motive behind the murder was money.
Aitken, former chief secretary to the Treasury, had alleged libel against the Guardian newspaper and Granada television over his dealings with Arab businessmen.
Aitken blew a chance to complete a great fightback in the first leg of the sides' First Division play-off final in midweek.
Mr Aitken will head a study on prison reform for think-tank the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), which advises David Cameron on social issues.
Aitken played at successive World Cups in 1986 and 1990 along-side the man he will now assist as Scotland bid to reach Euro 2008 under Alex McLeish.
Judge David Wood bailed Aitken while probation reports are completed but warned him he is likely to be jailed.
Yet, as it appears in these pages, Broken Screen is perhaps best understood as a nonlinear narrative in which Aitken himself is the protagonist.
Aitken has been the right-hand man to David O'Leary since May 2003 but is reportedly keen on a top job with Scotland.
Mr Aitken, who was jailed for perjury for lying in a libel case, says he will vote for the Eurosceptics in the June 10 local and European elections.
In his hour-long lecture, Aitken also joked about the illegal home-brewed hooch, which he said was "too powerful" for him.