It is little wonder then that, across the North Sea, my Norwegian friends cannot understand how the Scots allowed themselves to be filched
out of the windfall from North Sea oil and gas fields in Scottish waters.
Managers stole almost pounds 150m from their companies while employees filched
pounds 24m, according to the report, which tracked cases that came to court.
Still, the monkeys filched
grapes from the experimenter who looked away from the food.
HAD HE NOT been killed in a plane crash, there's no guarantee that Larry Shue would have filched
outright the light comedy crown from Neil Simon.
But despite being called Joseph, the show is in danger of being filched
by Lee Mead as Pharaoh, a fabulous Vegas-style Elvis impersonation.
FORGET the fact that all the characters have been filched
from rather more distinguished works of fiction.
The alleged disappearance of the Mesopotamian heritage--170,000 looted treasures-eventually became a story about some three dozen stolen artifacts of great significance (plus quite a few missing stored items of far lesser value) that may have been filched
with the connivance of museum staffers.
Mr Davies said, ``At a time when farming incomes have slumped to historic lows the Lib/ Lab coalition has filched
almost pounds 9m from farmers' incomes through modulation and has not returned a single penny back to the industry.
The hitmaker, who frequently travels from London to Walsall to watch his beloved Saddlers, said Kylie's debut single was filched
from Pachelbel's Canon.
The photo was evidently filched
from legit news articles.
Callous Mark Stokes sneaked upstairs to the safe and filched
heirlooms over six months while she cooked him Sunday lunch.
CREDIT where it is due, Gordon Brown may or may not have filched
some pounds 50billion from company pension schemes, but the Chancellor did manage to protect one vulnerable section of society.
The thefts related to money he filched
from company funds and put into the accounts of three women, including pounds 493,000 to Tia.
This week it's a computer clerk who filched
pounds 2 million in a credit card scam in order to impress his rich girlfriend.
SIR - The writer of the letter ``MMR Studies'' appears to be a budding stooge in spin rather than one who has studied medicine or toxicology, and hence must have filched
his propaganda from the Labour Party machine.