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In his opening speech, Mr Lehmann noted the “bitterness, anger and shock” of shareholders. The chairman of HSBC , Mark Tucker, faced irate shareholders at a meeting in Hong Kong. Influential investors in the Chinese territory support proposals for HSBC to spin off its Asian business, which provides most of the bank’s profits.

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To quell the violence, Edward’s successor, the 14-year-old Richard II, met the irate peasants just outside of London. He presented them a sealed charter declaring that all men and their heirs would be “of free condition,” which meant that the feudal bonds that held them in service to landowners would be lifted.


She then fashions lumpy, fat noodles, which she boils, tops with tomato sauce and declares “exactly like fresh pasta”. Comments include the likes of “YOU VIOLATED THE PASTA”, “Ma’am, blink twice if someone is holding you hostage” and many irate Italians.

Logo 2023-04-18 The Guardian


Leading this second round of strike action is a recently-elected duo who chair the BMA’s Junior Doctors Committee: Robert Laurenson and Vivek Trivedi. Laurenson and Trivedi originated from a left-wing faction of the union – Doctors’ Vote – which was becoming increasingly irate about the handling of previous pay negotiations.

Logo 2023-04-12 The Spectator


Coleman told the police officer who filled out the document that she had been irate at having to leave the secure area to get food, only to have to pass back through security. She told the officer she believed she had hit one of the victims three to five times but denied biting anyone, according to the document.

Logo 2023-04-26 The Washington Post


When Bruce proposed in 1924 to build two new Commonwealth naval cruisers in Britain rather than Australia, his Nationalist predecessor Hughes was irate , and said so from the backbench. “Are we such spineless anaemic creatures”, he asked, “as to be incapable of bearing the great responsibilities which free government imposes upon us?”

Logo 2023-04-27 The Conversation


I wonder, though, if this isn’t simply amped-up nostalgia? People of a certain pre-digital age getting all rose-tinted and irate about kids not looking where they’re walking as they swipe through private worlds swaddled in noise-cancelling headphones rather than talking to the greengrocer?

Logo 2023-04-30 The Guardian