P214 CEEFAX 214 Wed 3 Feb 21:04/00       Simon Hayward, the former guards officer sentenced to five years in a Swedish prison for drug smuggling, has withdrawn a request for a transfer. He had asked to go to a British prison following the death of his brother in a car crash on SundayN But he withdrew the request when it became clear that he could not be released within a weekN Hayward's British lawyer advised him that conditions would be better in the Swedish jail, and, with full remission, he could be released next yearN News index 102/202 Newsreel 119/219
P214 CEEFAX 214 Wed 3 Feb 21:11/11       An Israeli army officer shot dead a Palestinian protestor who attacked him in the occupied West Bank, according to a report. Military sources said the Palestinian was killed in the village of Tulkarem. They said he was shot during violent demonstrations sparked by rumours that Jewish settlers rampaged through the area and kidnapped a Palestinian boy. The latest killing brings the death toll in eight weeks of unrest to 43. News index 102/202 Newsreel 119/219