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, 995?–1035, king of England, Norway, and Denmark. The younger son of Sweyn of Denmark, Canute accompanied his father on the expedition of 1013 that invaded England and forced Æthelred to flee to Normandy.
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, Cnut, Knut
died 1035, Danish king of England (1016--35), Denmark (1018--35), and Norway (1028--35). He defeated Edmund II of England (1016), but divided the kingdom with him until Edmund's death. An able ruler, he invaded Scotland (1027) and drove Olaf II from Norway (1028)
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Knut Knutsen's summer house near Portor on the east coast of southern Norway is nearly invisible.
After being locked out Knut House, 41 members of the NEC and the Steering Committee are said to have met at a city hotel and endorsed the removal of Mr Sossion.
County Knut chairman George Wanjala accused TSC of contempt of court, saying the employer failed to honour a directive requiring the two parties to consider reviewing the prevailing schemes of service to align them with the CBA structure without breaching the Code of Regulations for Teachers.
Knut's latest g.f., Sylvia (Alexandra Neldel), seems unfazed by his absence and not immune to the advances of Rolf (Stephan Hornung), who organizes the ski sessions and fancies himself as a songwriter.
TSC DEFIANCEThe ruling turned out to be a pyrrhic victory for Knut because the TSC suspended the implementation of the CBA for Knut members because the new salaries were based on the career development guidelines.This set off a wave of defections from Knut to Kuppet, which was not part of the court dispute by teachers eager to enjoy higher salaries.
Other issues the Knut officials accuse Mr Sossion of are:Hindering negotiations with TSC.Frosty relations with the government.
CONFUSED He pokes tongue out at crowds MISERABLE Bear covers his eyes in attempt to hide PAW SOUL Knut has been taught to wave
No other outfit, including the Kenya Women Teachers association, can stand the test of time as Knut has.
UNION DUES This happened as efforts to resolve a stand-off between Knut and the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) went a notch higher Tuesday.
Earlier this year Knut complained that its teachers could not start teaching the CBC because they had not been trained.
Dad-of-three Doerflein made headlines around the world when he started hand-rearing Knut after the cub's mother snubbed him at birth in December 2006.
Labour court Wednesday temporarily stopped a planned meeting by a section of Knut officials to sack their secretary general Wilson Sossion.