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Mechanic accused in 2000 Concorde crash sues airline

CHICAGO, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- A mechanic blamed, then absolved, for indirectly causing a 2000 crash of a supersonic Concorde in France has sued United Airlines, claiming he was a "fall guy."

Students defend themselves from six-time felon, could be punished

SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Two college students in Washington state could face punishment after they used a gun to defend themselves from a six-time felon, university officials said.

'Ulysses' actor Milo O'Shea dies at 86

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- Irish actor Milo O'Shea, whose character in "Barbarella" inspired the name of the band Duran Duran, died in New York, the Los Angeles Times reported. He was 86.

4 rescued from submerged car in N.J.

ABSECON, N.J., April 7 (UPI) -- Two Good Samaritans and a New Jersey state trooper are being credited with acting quickly to save four people whose car overturned in a retention pond.

7 peers back in Lords after prison terms

LONDON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Several members of the British House of Lords who were imprisoned for expenses fraud are back in the upper house, a list released Wednesday showed.

Report: Slow housing action may be costly

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The slow U.S. economy poses the main threat to President Obama's re-election bid, but observers said a cautious response to the housing crisis was a mistake.

Husband charged with killing missing wife

HEREFORD, England, June 15 (UPI) -- An English funeral director was charged Friday with killing the wife he reported missing in January, police said.

Long-lost scroll fragment found in museum

BRISBANE, Australia, April 23 (UPI) -- Egyptian artifacts in an Australian museum include a long-lost section of the burial scroll of one of the civilization's greatest builders, a researcher says.

COL BB: South Carolina 7, Virginia 1

OMAHA, June 22 (UPI) -- Colby Holmes and John Taylor combined for 8 2/3 innings of one-run ball Tuesday, lifting South Carolina to a 7-1 win over Virginia in the College World Series.

British lord on trial for alleged fraud

LONDON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A British peer claimed expenses for travel to London from a home in Oxford he falsely listed as his main residence, though he never lived there, a jury heard.

John Taylor of National Archives dies

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- John Taylor, a 63-year employee of the U.S. National Archives who specialized in World War II and post-war intelligence records, has died at 87.

Concorde crash prompts manslaughter charge

PARIS, July 3 (UPI) -- Five individuals and Continental Airlines face manslaughter charges in connection with a Concorde plane crash in France eight years ago, authorities say.

U.S. feds, banks work to freeze loans

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson says he's about a week away from disclosing a plan to suspend increases for many borrowers with subprime loans.

Duran Duran gets some help from the 'kids'

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Some young collaborators made a big impact on British rock group Duran Duran's latest music.

N.Y. court blocks execution of killer

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- A New York court Tuesday blocked the execution of John Taylor, who was convicted in the murders of five people at a Queens fast-food restaurant in 2000.
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L. to R. Roger Taylor, Andy Taylor, Simon LeBon, John Taylor and Nick Rhodes, the reunited original members of the eighties band Duran Duran, appear at a press conference before playing to a full house at Vancouver's GM Place, the first Canadian stop on their North American "Astronaut" tour March 4, 2005. (UPI Photo / Heinz Ruckemann)
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John Taylor & Co, formerly trading as Taylors, Eayre & Smith Ltd and John Taylor Bellfounders Ltd, and commonly known as Taylor's Bell Foundry or simply Taylor's, is the world's largest working bell foundry, located in Loughborough in the United Kingdom.

The company manufactures bells for use in clock towers, change ringing peals, chimes, and carillons. In 2005, Taylor's merged with Eayre & Smith Ltd (bellhangers) to form Taylors Eayre & Smith Ltd.

The site has a museum of bells, the only one of its kind in the UK.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Taylor."
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