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In 2011 record numbers of juvenile Manx shearwaters were rescued by inspectors from the surf in Newgale and from gardens in Pembrokeshire after they were blown off course by strong winds.
Seconds before the shots were fired, my mum had looked out of the front window - she could have had her head blown off
A prosecution barrister said: "He was threatened that if he gave wrong information his legs would be blown off with a shotgun.
A Little Bird Blown Off Course was originally presented as part of the 2013 Blas Festival and is now a theatre/music cross over in this year's Celtic Connections festival.
An explosive charge had blown off against an American Army patrol close to Kut's central garage last Sunday, causing damage to vegetable and fruit shops, along with civilian cars.
Elaine Johnson of Styvechale, who was shopping with her mother, Connie Harban of Cheylesmore, said: "We were in Marks and Spencer when we heard a big bang and someone told us the sign had blown off the front of the building.
A school which was shut after part of its roof was blown off in high winds will reopen on Monday.
There, with the legacy of the Pol Pot regime, I found myself asking, 'If my legs were blown off by a landmine, would life still be a gift?
First, after getting their toraborealis blown off in Afghanistan, our Islamic fascist antagonists may be seriously rethinking their hunker-in-the-bunker strategy; B, we're still waiting on the 411 for those weapons of mass destruction the RNEP would be hunting down; and 3, wagging fingers at Iran and North Korea about nuclear proliferation while poring over "Bunkie's" blueprints may turn out to be not the smartest arms-control strategy.
As American soldiers are installing nuclear missiles, the top is being blown off the quiet innocence of a small Manitoba town.
Martin Oldfield, 27, from Wallasey, crashed into a fence and suffered multiple leg injuries after his parachute was blown off course.
In Galway, a roof was blown off a school while dozens of windows were blown out of a housing estate in Co Cavan.