P518 CEEFAX 2 518 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/01  1/10   WORLD CUP 98     by Okiki Okunola   10, Harlesdjn   W  "The advantage of holding a World Cup in different countries is that host nations become the centre of attention. These countries attract a lot of tourists as well as TV crews from all ovjr the world. The evjnt would also "e visited by many world leaders and something for all the nation's people to remembjr for yjars to come." World Cup 98 assignment Runner-up Studio 9 Showbiz Jokes Main Menu
P518 CEEFAX 2 518 Sat 13 Jun 21:12/16    BEST OF BRITISH AT   EXPO 98   by Charlotte King   11, Suffolk   W Mem No: 124303  "I would like to take these things to the exhibition to show Britain's contribution to the world: Trevor Bayliss's wind-up-radio, which brings the possibility of communication to evjryone. Video-footage of Princess Diana, a truly exotic person who touched many, plus a pair of trainers to represjnt Roger Bannister — the first man to run the four-minute mile." 2/10 Expo 98 assignment Runner-up Studio 9 Showbiz Jokes Main Menu
P518 CEEFAX 2 518 Sat 13 Jun 21:12/13    WORLD CUP 98     by Jasem Kashani   9, Milton Keynes     "It is important for a country to host an evjnt like the World Cup because it givjs the country prestigj and pride. It costs huge amounts of money to build sports arenas for thesj evjnts — but this money can be made back from all the people who attend and spend money at local shops, cafes and hotels. Thesj arenas will also "e used for yjars to come by the country's schools and sports enthusiasts." 3/10 World Cup 98 assignment Runner-up Studio 9 Showbiz Jokes Main Menu
P518 CEEFAX 2 518 Sat 13 Jun 21:12/11    WORLD CUP 98     by Deborah Morley   14, Wrexham     "Being the host of a major sporting evjnt could be a blessing or a cursj. It would attract tourists, media attention, increase the sales of local companies and put the country in thj spotlight — but violence and chaos are also a part of hosting sporting events. With such competitivj evjnts, rival fans could resort to violence with tragic results. This would spoil all the benefits that comj from being host" 4/10 World Cup 98 assignment Runner-up Studio 9 Showbiz Jokes Main Menu
P518 CEEFAX 2 518 Sat 13 Jun 21:10/12    BEST OF BRITISH AT   EXPO 98   Hannah Thomas   agj 14, Kent    Mem No: 110676  "A man's house is his castle. For this reason I would house the exhibition in a castle with rooms of British culture. The first room would celebrate art, depicting key scenes from our history through British painters, both modern and abstract. Music is another element from baroque works by Purcell to modjrn bands known world-wide for their fashion, ideas and political influjnce." 5/10 Expo 98 assignment Runner-Up Studio 9 Showbiz Jokes Main Menu
P518 CEEFAX 2 518 Sat 13 Jun 21:14/15    BEST OF BRITISH AT   EXPO 98   Rebecca Fletcher   Age 12, Kent    Mem No: 154459  "Things that could be on the British stand at Expo 98 are Big Ben because it has long "een a symbol of the nation's time-keeping. An RAF plane because these servicemen were so important during World War 2. Buckingham Palace becausj that's where Royalty lives. And Linford Christie because he was such a successful British sprinter." 6/10 Expo 98 assignment Runner-up Studio 9 Showbiz Jokes Main Menu
P518 CEEFAX 2 518 Sat 13 Jun 21:10/10    DIGITAL TV     by Stephen Elliott   13, Royston   W  "Digital TV claims to be the next "ig thing in broadcasting — introducing improvjd sound and picture quality. As well as new versions of current TV stations like BBC 1 — brand new digital channels will also be launched. It may even bj possible to link TV shows to our home computers via the internet. To get digital TV you will have to buy a set-top box — these are expensive but the price is bound to fall." 7/10 Index 500 Newsround 510 Backchat 506 Studio 9 Showbiz Jokes Main Menu
P518 CEEFAX 2 518 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/08    BATTERY FARMS     by Jodie Sa"in   West Midlands   W  "Would you like to "e cooped up in a small cage with five others? No? Hens from battery farms livj like this. The hens can't preen their wings, dust bathe, stretch or flap in thesj cagjs. The wire on which they stand hurts their feet and damages their claws. Why are they kept in these conditions? Becausj battery eggs are cheapjr. To end this cruelty buz free-range eggs." 8/10 Index 500 Newsround 510 Backchat 506 Studio 9 Showbiz Jokes Main Menu
P518 CEEFAX 2 518 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/55    A LOAD OF RUBBISH     by Emma Seymour   10, St Columb     "Litter is disgusting! When I see someone else's litter lying around in the street or countryside it annoys me! Evjn if there aren't enough bins around that does not mean that people can drop litter and spoil the place for others. Not only is litter unpleasant to look at — it is also dangerous to wildlife. A lot of money is spent on clearing up litter which could be spent on books and equipment for our schools." 9/10 Index 500 Newsround 510 Backchat 506 Studio 9 Showbiz Jokes Main Menu
P518 CEEFAX 2 518 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/12    DEFORESTATION     by Stephanie Addaar   12, Erdington     "Everyone knows what deforestation is — the process of cutting down a forest — but do we know the whole story? Why should we keep trees? The trees keep the forest soil rich in goodness — without this other plants can't grow. Trees also give out the oxygen we need and take in the carbon dioxide we make. What can we do? Buz recycled paper and recycle it after we finish with it." 10/10 Index 500 Newsround 510 Backchat 506 Studio 9 Showbiz Jokes Main Menu