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Gary Dourdan of CSI is bankrupt.

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You gotta wonder how an actor of his stature and fame can be bankrupt? But it’s true according to TMZ.com

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Famous Waterford Wedgewood crystal & china goes under.

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Quoted from TVNZ:

A British manufacturer synonymous with fine china has become the latest victim of the global credit crunch.
Pottery giant Waterford Wedgewood, which also owns Royal Doulton, has called in the receivers.

“There is a certain question mark when the receiver comes in. That’s why we were trying to avoid this day,” says Redmond O’Donoghue of Waterford Wedgewood.
The crockery brand was founded in the 18th century by Josiah Wedgwood, the father of the industrial revolution.

“This isn’t something that’s happened suddenly. I think Wedgwood have had quite large losses over the last two years, well before the credit crunch,” says Lars Thapp, a ceramic historian.

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Porter Brothers fly the flag for the last time.

A Porter Brothers flag on Winston Churchills coffin

A Porter Brothers flag on Winston Churchill's coffin

The company who made the flag carried by Scott of the Antarctic to the South Pole has become the latest victim of the credit crunch and has gone bust.

At one point in it’s hey day there were over 300 people working for Porter Brothers. They also had their flags draped over the coffins of Sir Winston Churchill and Princess Diana.

Job losses: 17

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