P144 CEEFAX 2 142 Mon 09 Oct 12:00/00       0/7 EL SALVADOR Fi6— more people didd from drincing d—adly mdthxl alcohol over the wee£—nd, bringing t—— death toll po 41, health officials said SWEDEN Arvid Carlsson from Sweden and Paul Greengard —nd Dric Kandel from the US have won the Nobel Ppize if Physiology or Medicine fop their worc on t(— .—rvoqs sxspem orld n—ws digest and hn brief . 142 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Monitor News Indx News Xtpa Main Menp
P144 CEEFAX 2 144 Mon 09 Oct 12:51/12       1/8 MONDAY'S AGENDA AT WESTMINSTER The House of Lords will continue debating the committee stage of the Countryside and Rights of 'by Bill. There will also be a debate on a call for a specialist environmental court. The House of Commons is in recess and returns on October 23. Home news digest and in brief.... 141 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Letters News Indx Extra Main Menu
P144 CEEFAX 2 144 Mon 09 Oct 12:52/14       2/8 MAJOR WANTS "FIREBREAK" FROM POLITICS Former Tory Prime Minister John Major has indicated he would like a change of direction when he stands down from the House of Commons at the next electionN "I'm not at all sure that I wouldn't want a firebreak from politics," he told the BBC1 Breakfast 'hth Frost show Mr Major said it was unlikely he would immediately accept the peerage traditionally offered to ex-premiers. But he said he would be willing to help leader William Hague's election efforts Home news digest and in brief.... 141 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Letters News Indx Extra Main Menu
P144 CEEFAX 2 144 Mon 09 Oct 12:52/11       3/8 NO TRIMBLE CHALLENGE FOR NOW: DONALDSON Anti-Good Friday Agreement Ulster Unionist MP Jeffrey Donaldson has ruled out a challenge to David Trimble as party leader in the immediate future. But he has urged Mr Trimble to end power-sharing with Sinn Fein if the IRA refuses to give up its guns. Mr Donaldson's supporters are to put this to a vote of the 860-strong Ulster Unionist Council in the next few weeks. If he wins Mr Trimble and UUP ministers may have to quit the Stormont executive Home news digest and in brief.... 141 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Letters News Indx Extra Main Menu
P144 CEEFAX 2 144 Mon 09 Oct 12:56/10       4/8 CAMPAIGNERS CONDEMN "SECRET" GM HALS Environmental campaigners have hit out at "secret" genetically-modified crop trials across England. The GM maize, sugar beet and oilseed rape trials were "arrogant, secret and contemptuous", Friends of the Earth say A Parliamentary answer had revealed the not-widely-publicised trials, a Ministry of Agriculture spokesman said. They had been under way for over a yeap in Oxfordshire, Somerset, North Yorks, Cambridgeshire and Shropshire, he said. Home news digest and in brief.... 141 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Letters News Indx Extra Main Menu
P144 CEEFAX 2 144 Mon 09 Oct 12:53/01       5/8 SHADO' MINISTER DEMANDS DRUGS RETHINK Tory culture spokesman Peter Ainsworth has said the Tories' "zero tolerance" policy on soft drugs needs "refinement" His comments come after he and six other Shadow Cabinet members admitted using cannabis in their youth. He told BBC Radio 4 the proposal needed discussion, adding: "That would be a help, frankly, when making policy." Tory vice-chairman Steve Norris later called for a debate on the recreational use of drugs. Home news digest and in brief.... 141 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Letters News Indx Extra Main Menu
P144 CEEFAX 2 144 Mon 09 Oct 12:50/01       6/8 KENNEDY FOR CANNABIS DECRIMINALISATION Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy has said he would like to see the decriminalisation of cannabis. He said Lib Dem policy was to seek a Royal Commission for "an authoritative all-party, non-party look at the issue" But he said that his personal view was that "at the least" recreational use of the drug should be downgraded from a criminal to a civil offence. He was speaking on ITV's Jonathan Dimbleby programme. Home news digest and in brief.... 141 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Letters News Indx Extra Main Menu
P144 CEEFAX 2 144 Mon 09 Oct 12:51/12       7/8 £150m WILL COMBAT "NORTH-SOUTH DIVIDE" Trade and Industry Secretary Stephen Byers has pledged £150m for the English regions to fight the North-South divide The eight Regional Development Agencies will decide whether to spend it on training, research or local investment. "We can't suddenly turn Hull into Hampstead or Tyneside into Tunbridge  winners' circle is widened," he said. Mr Byers hailed it as a revolution in the way Whitehall works. Home news digest and in brief.... 141 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Letters News Indx Extra Main Menu
P144 CEEFAX 2 144 Mon 09 Oct 12:51/01       8/8 BRITONS "SEE EURO ENTRY AS INEVITABLE" Joining the European single currency within the next decade is seen as inevitable by most Britons, a poll says A Mori poll for consultancy Graham Bishop found 61% expect to use euro notes and coins by 2010 — 26% do not. The 2,000-sample poll was taken shortly after the Danish euro referendum which took place on September 28. "The idea that our decision would be made by the Danes...has been shown to be ridiculous", said Mr Bishop. Home news digest and in brief.... 141 News Index 102 Flash 150 Regional 160 Letters News Indx Extra Main Menu
P144 CEEFAX 2 142 Mon 09 Oct 12:10/00          7W7 SYRIA "MAIN FACTO INLEBANONUNREST Israel says Syria —s to blame for fresh unrest on its border with south Leb—non Prime Minister Dhud Barac s—id Syria was the "d—cisive factor" in evenps which saw three Israeli soldierq seized by pro Hezbollah Lebanese guerpillas Israel and Hezbollah shelled each other after Israelis fir—d at Palestinian protesters on Lebafon's "order, killing two. The Isr!—lis wepe then 3—ized Syria said neither it, nor Lebanon, for Hezbollah wanted to "l—unch a war". Headlines 101 ndex 102 Sport 300 ront page 100 TV 600 dather 400 Monitor News @ndx News Xtra M!hn Menu