P217 CEEFAX 217 Tue 15 Nov 20:20/00   1/3      A 13-year-old has pleaded not guilty at Northampton Crown Court to the murder or manslaughter of Carol Baldwin, also aged 13, who was stabbed to death in March. A taxi driver has been found stabbed to death in his cab in a remote country lane near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. A van carrying prisoners from court to jail was rocked by an explosion in Brixton High Street, south London. Police said there were no infuries and only minor damage to the van. The cause is being investigated. News index 102/202 More In Brief NewsIndex Newsflash BBC2 TV
P217 CEEFAX 217 Tue 15 Nov 20:10/01   2/3      One young child has died and another is seriously injured after an explosion and fire at a house in Stanton Road, Cashes Green in Stroud, Gloucstershire. The infured child has been taken to the burns unit at Bristol Frenchay hospital Three men have been jailed for the maximum six months' sentence by magistrates in Winsford, Cheshire, for holding an illegal dogfight. Four million disabled people in the UK are living in near poverty according to an official survey. It says state benefit is the main source of income for 75 per cent of disabled people. News index 102/202 More In Brief NewsIndex Newsflash BBC2 TV
P217 CEEFAX 217 Tue 15 Nov 20:01/00   3/3      The Natural Environment Research Council needs a Government cash boost if it is to avoid jobs cuts and reduced research into environmental problems, says the group's former chairman. Peterborough police have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a taxi driver. Mr Sarfraz Ahmed was found stabbed to death near Elton in north Cambridgeshire. A former foster parent, Mr Reginald Palmer, 58, from Biddiford in Devon, has been jailed by Exeter Crown Court for eight years for indecent assault and cruelty to children. News index 102/202 More In Brief NewsIndex Newsflash BBC2 TV