winkler

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winkler

(ˈwɪŋklə)
n
1. (Fishing) a person who gathers periwinkles
2. (Fishing) a boat used in gathering periwinkles
3. slang someone who forces a person or thing out, esp a person who evicts tenants from a home
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Winckler called on residents whose family members have disappeared to come forward to have DNA tests performed in the hope shedding light on the identity of the remains.
Victoria Winckler has sounded the alarm bell about the Valleys Taskforce, saying it "means well" but fails to address the real problems facing a region that has struggled for decades to overcome the collapse of heavy industry.
Since the 1970s, but particularly with the end of the bonanza "oil decade" in 1983, says Winckler, the demographic problem, or demographic challenge, has become the most acute socioeconomic problem for an increasing number on non-oil Arab countries.
Director of the Bevan Foundation Victoria Winckler said dropping poverty like a "hot potato" was unwise and in needed to be at the centre of the legislative programme.
The cops, led by detective Sandra Winckler (Marie Dompnier, pictured), find more carefully arranged bodies at a new show home location - a woman and a teenage girl (and a funeral urn).
Sandra Winckler (Marie Dompnier, left) and ex-Crime Squad boss Paul Maisonneuve discover more carefully arranged corpses at a new show home location.
Detective Sandra Winckler (Marie Dompnier, above) and former Crime Squad boss Paul Maisonneuve discover more carefully arranged corpses at a new show home location.
During the investigation, detective Sandra Winckler finds a picture of legendary police chief Paul Maisonneuve, who is so baffled by the snapshot that he comes out of retirement to help find whodunit.
Detective Winckler (left) is assigned to find out, and finds a photo of a retired police officer at the scene Mon Dieu!
The six-part French drama thriller stars Marie Dompnier and she says she prepared for her role as detective Sandra Winckler by watching The Bridge and Homeland.