Some phenomenal showerclouds bubbling up in my vicinity, said he, looking out of the window. Shall I or shall I not go for that long walk in the island's interior. Hmmm.
The tailfin of the crashed Air France jet has been recovered from the Atlantic, together with more bodies of its passengers, bringing their total now to 24. The US Navy is bringing in sophisticated sonar devices to pick up the pings from the black boxes, which lie 4 km down at the bottom of the Atlantic.
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