Aitken


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Aitken

(ˈeɪtkɪn)
n
1. (Biography) Robert Grant. 1864–1951, US astronomer who discovered over three thousand double stars
2. (Biography) William Maxwell. See Beaverbrook
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Twelve leading tour operators and destination promoters from Brazil arrived in Sri Lanka on a week-long familiarization tour sponsored by the country s largest destination management company, Aitken Spence Travels.
Aitken, 56, pleaded guilty to the offences after he lied to the High Court during a libel action against the Guardian newspaper and Granada television.
According to media reports in the Philippines and Australia, the killing of Mr Aitken, an engineer originally from Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port, was arranged by his estranged wife who was worried he was going to take custody of their son.
TEN years have passed since former Conservative Cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken was jailed for 18 months for lying during a failed libel case.
BRIAN REID is happy for Chris Aitken to be put on the spot again today if Ayr get a penalty against Airdrie but wants the midfielder to be less predictable from 12 yards.
LABOUR last night accused Tories of returning to their "disgraced, scandal-ridden past" after it emerged that Conservative former Cabinet minister and ex-prisoner Jonathan Aitken is being rehabilitated into the political fold.
David Aitken systemically plundered the money while working at a housing group in Newcastle.
During the past year, Aitken has interviewed filmmakers from Robert Altman and Kenneth Anger to Claire Denis and Mike Figgis, artists from Olafur Eliasson to Ed Ruscha, and such architects as Rem Koolhaas and Greg Lynn on the subject and, in particular, on the tendency toward nonlinearity in their respective fields.
Roy Aitken, the Aston Villa assistant manager, has emerged as a leading contender for the vacant managerial position with Greenock Morton.
Disgraced ex-Tory Cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken yesterday became the latest high profile backer of the UK Independence Party.
Aitken, 58, now a born- again Christian, told how reading the Bible saved him from the verge of suicide.