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Here is the news [Dec. 20th, 2001|10:24 am]
Peter Sheil
Here is a news letter of news!. Some stories are repeated in diferent categories.
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peter
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Thursday, 20 December, 2001, 10:00 GMT 10:00 Europe/London
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BBC NEWS
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Top Stories
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* Argentina plunges into turmoil *
At least seven people are killed as mass protests over Argentina's spiralling
economic crisis force the resignation of the economy minister.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/world/americas/newsid_1720000/1720607.stm

* Anti-terror progress to be revealed *
The UK and US are to publish reports on action taken to fight terror in the 100
days since the 11 September atrocities.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/uk_politics/newsid_1720000/1720467.stm

* Hamas may end suicide attacks *
The militant Islamic group Hamas, under pressure from the Palestinian Authority,
considers suspending suicide attacks against Israelis.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/world/middle_east/newsid_1720000/1720264.stm

* Ministers set to press Zimbabwe *
Commonwealth ministers meeting in London may take the first steps to punishing
Zimbabwe for failing to uphold the rule of law.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/world/africa/newsid_1720000/1720595.stm

* Fans back Bowyer (BBC Sport) *
Leeds' fans and players show their solidarity with Lee Bowyer during the win
over Everton.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/sport/hi/english/football/eng_prem/newsid_1720000/1720431.stm

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World
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* Argentina plunges into turmoil *
At least seven people are killed as mass protests over Argentina's spiralling
economic crisis force the resignation of the economy minister.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/world/americas/newsid_1720000/1720607.stm

* Hamas may end suicide attacks *
The militant Islamic group Hamas, under pressure from the Palestinian Authority,
considers suspending suicide attacks against Israelis.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/world/middle_east/newsid_1720000/1720264.stm

* Pakistan rounds up al-Qaeda militants *
The United States praises Pakistan for capturing "hundreds" of al-Qaeda
militants who fled from Afghanistan.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/world/south_asia/newsid_1720000/1720470.stm

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Americas
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* Argentina plunges into turmoil *
At least seven people are killed as mass protests over Argentina's spiralling
economic crisis force the resignation of the economy minister.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/world/americas/newsid_1720000/1720607.stm

* US trade soars to recovery *
The US trade deficit returns to pre-attack levels after having slumped in
September when foreign insurers paid out on post-attack claims.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/business/newsid_1719000/1719660.stm

* Ground Zero fires finally out *
The fires that have been burning in the debris of the World Trade Center since
11 September have finally gone out.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/world/americas/newsid_1720000/1720423.stm

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Europe
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* Norway demands UK nuclear rethink *
Norway threatens legal action against the British Government over the Sellafield
nuclear plant.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_1719000/1719216.stm

* Portugal seeks end to political crisis *
Portugal's president is hosting two days of talks to decide whether to call
fresh elections, after the prime minister's surprise resignation.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/world/europe/newsid_1719000/1719784.stm

* Pre-Christmas strikes hit Eurostar *
Eurostar cancels some cross-channel services as drivers strike in France, and
train managers prepare for industrial action in London.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/business/newsid_1719000/1719389.stm

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UK
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* Anti-terror progress to be revealed *
The UK and US are to publish reports on action taken to fight terror in the 100
days since the 11 September atrocities.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/uk_politics/newsid_1720000/1720467.stm

* Fans back Bowyer (BBC Sport) *
Leeds' fans and players show their solidarity with Lee Bowyer during the win
over Everton.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/sport/hi/english/football/eng_prem/newsid_1720000/1720431.stm

* Double strike lifts England (BBC Sport) *
India steady the ship after England's Andrew Flintoff clinches two early wickets
in Bangalore. Latest: 56-2.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/sport/hi/english/cricket/england/newsid_1720000/1720560.stm

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UK Politics
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* Anti-terror progress to be revealed *
The UK and US are to publish reports on action taken to fight terror in the 100
days since the 11 September atrocities.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/uk_politics/newsid_1720000/1720467.stm

* Noisy neighbours face crackdown *
More noisy neighbours will be prosecuted or have hi-fi equipment confiscated
under plans outlined by Environment Minister Michael Meacher.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/uk_politics/newsid_1720000/1720198.stm

* End monarchy absurdity, urges MP *
Laws making it an offence for people to say they intend to abolish the monarchy
could be dropped under a Labour MP's new plans.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/uk_politics/newsid_1720000/1720325.stm

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Sci/Tech
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* Third genetic 'chapter' published *
Researchers say they have made a breakthrough which could help develop drugs to
combat several genetic diseases.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_1717000/1717396.stm

* Life's sweet start *
Sugar from space may have helped life to begin on planet Earth billions of years
ago.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_1719000/1719236.stm

* British birds stage patchy recovery *
The numbers of some UK bird species are increasing according to new government
figures, but farmland birds are not.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_1719000/1719946.stm

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Business
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* Argentina plunges into turmoil *
At least seven people are killed as mass protests over Argentina's spiralling
economic crisis force the resignation of the economy minister.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/world/americas/newsid_1720000/1720607.stm

* UK economic growth revised up *
The UK economy grew faster than previously thought during the year to September,
new official statistics show.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/business/newsid_1720000/1720952.stm

* AT&T and Comcast create cable giant *
Two US cable gaints agree a $72bn deal merger to create the world's largest
broadband business.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/business/newsid_1720000/1720706.stm

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Education
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* Teachers could be paid for planning *
The government asks a review of teachers' pay to consider how to give staff paid
time to plan lessons.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/education/newsid_1720000/1720508.stm

* New call for ban on smacking *
Social workers dealing with children who have been hit say a change in the law
would help them in their work.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/uk/newsid_1720000/1720199.stm

* William's university 'most elitist' *
St Andrews, the university attended by Prince William, has the poorest record
for recruiting students from state schools.
Full story:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/-/hi/english/education/newsid_1717000/1717886.stm

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