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Bevin

Ernest. 1881--1951, British Labour statesman and trade unionist, who was largely responsible for the creation of the Transport and General Workers' Union (1922): minister of labour (1940--45); foreign secretary (1945-- 51)
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Paula Russell, prosecuting, told Hamilton Sheriff Court trouble flared after the victim went to the shops, locking Bevins in the flat.
Bevins is scheduled to call the second semi-final on January 3, his biggest coup since Countdown's queen of maths, Rachel Riley, gave him her phone number.
Dr Bevins, one of the world's leading authorities on volcanic rocks, has been studying the Preseli Hills since he was a PhD student in the late 1970s.
Theresa Thorp, prosecuting, said victim Gerard Moran, who says he regarded Bevins as a friend, was freed from prison in May after being sentenced for public order offences.
Currently, Bevins serves as president and chief executive officer of Panavision Inc and senior executive vice president of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.
"Once again we used the photograph, and again stated they were Bevin boys."
Mrs Bevins said: 'Everywhere you looked people were jumping into bed with one another.
Both Lehrer and Bevins suggest that retrocyclin could serve as a prototype for a new class of anti-HIV agents.
No one was surprised that Bevins had bought a motorcycle.
Mr Bevins said Ricoh managers had asked that they were not associated with the venture in any way.