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The winner of the Britannia at Royal Ascot last month, Ransom Note was stepped up to 1m2f at Newmarket last time when he finished seventh, beaten less than three lengths after racing towards the unfavoured far side (first three home all raced midtrack).
The kidnappers have demanded Rs 100 million as ransom for the release of the hostages.
Summary: The five-year-old boy freed by kidnappers in Pakistan after his family paid a Au110,000 ransom has returned home to the UK.
FIVE people have been arrested after a pounds 110,000 ransom was handed over for the safe return of a five-year-old boy kidnapped in Pakistan, police said yesterday.
Somali pirates released a Singaporean-flagged chemical tanker MV Pramoni they had hijacked in the Gulf of Aden on January 1 after a ransom was paid, maritime officials said.
A ransom has been paid to Somali pirates in a bid to secure the release of a Greek-owned freighter and its crew of 19 being held off the Seychelles.
Baroud said that Abdullah Yehia bin Abdul Aziz al-Ayyoubi reported to the Internal Security Forces that his daughter was kidnapped on September 17, and that he had received telephone calls demanding a ransom to be paid for her release.
The only major biography of John Crowe Ransom, Thomas Daniel Young's Gentleman in a Dustcoat, takes its title from "Piazza Piece" (1925), one of many poems Ransom published in the short-lived but influential literary journal, the Fugitive.
PIRATES yesterday issued a ransom demand to the owners of missing cargo ship the Arctic Sea.
Now it will be shown as part of a new strand to the popular BBC show Gardeners World - and allotments secretary Clive Ransom says he will highlight how little help they have received from the council.
Regarding the March '08 "Swift Response Pistol," Mas Ayoob doesn't own a Ransom Rest
Somali pirates freed a Spanish fishing boat and its 26-member crew after a ransom of EUR1.