P217 CEEFAX 217 Wed 2 Mar 21:01/22   1/3       A lorry driver was killed when his truck smashed into a digger on the A323 in SurreyN The man is bflieved to have suffered a heart attacks when his vehicle went out of controlN A national campaign has been launched to fight EEC plans to impose VAT on books in BritainN The campaign, called "Hands Off Reading", is supported by educational bodies and local councils. A young cancer victim, whose play about coping with the disease was shown on BBC TV last year, has died of the diseaseN Clive Jermahn, of Peckham, south London, was 22N News index 102/202 More
P217 CEEFAX 217 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/00   2/3       There have been further disturbances at Bedford prison in the wake of last night's demonstration by remand prisoners. The incidents have been over the removal of special food privilegesN The Austin Rover group is to develop the country's first ever thief-proof prototype car, Home Office minister Mr John Patten has announcedN A BBC request for £1 million public funds to start a world TV news service has been rejected by the GovernmentN Foreign affairs under secretary Mr Tim Eggar told the Commons the provision of such funds would not be justifiedN News index 102/202 More
P217 CEEFAX 217 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/10   3/3       Two young children have died in a fire at their home in LeicesterN They were five-year-old Kerry Johnson and her brother Dominic, aged eight. A man has been charged with murdering his four-year-old daughterN Mr Terence +illiam Walsh, 46, of The Woodlands, Lilleshall, Shropshire, was remanded in custody by Telford magistratesN A survey among 750 nurses carried out by the health uNhon NUPE in the North West T(—lds Regional Health Authority found that almost all of them said they were underpaid and overworked. News index 102/202 More