P323 Teletext 323 Dec10 20:51:14    THAT WAS   THE WEEK  ——————————————  ————————————   Some of the stories you may have missed while away on holiday or business. Kenneth Clarke's Budget was left in ruins when a bigger than expected Tory backbench revolt scuppered the planned increase in VAT on domestic fuel. The Chancellor increased duty on petrol, cigarettes and alcohol to make up the shortfall. John Major tried to rally his rebellious party after the humiliation. ——————————————————————————————————1/6—— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Next page Letters Papers News day
P323 Teletext 323 Dec10 20:53:04    THAT WAS   THE WEEK  ——————————————  ————————————   Some of the stories you may have missed while away on holiday or business. Shadow home secretary Jack Straw said under Labour the Queen's role would symbolise a more classless society. The Queen paved the way for a possible oil bonanza in the grounds of Windsor Castle by giving permission for exploratory tests. The Duchess of York faced a housing crisis as her rented home was sold. ——————————————————————————————————2/6—— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Next page Letters Papers News day
P323 Teletext 323 Dec10 20:53:03    THAT WAS   THE WEEK  ——————————————  ————————————   Some of the stories you may have missed while away on holiday or business. Historic talks began between the Government and Sinn Fein on the future of Northern Ireland. The republican delegation leader said: "We made a beginning. It should have happened a long time ago." Julie Kelley, 22, was given probation for three years after she admitted abducting baby Abbie Humphries. ——————————————————————————————————3/6—— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Next page Letters Papers News day
P323 Teletext 323 Dec10 20:50:00    THAT WAS   THE WEEK  ——————————————  ————————————   Some of the stories you may have missed while away on holiday or business. A 30-year-old man appeared in court charged with three attempted murders following knife attacks on women staff and shoppers in a Birmingham store. A Beatles LP shot to the top of the charts in its first week of release. Labour and Fine Gael tried to end Ireland's constitutional crisis by forming a "rainbow" coalition. ——————————————————————————————————4/6—— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Next page Letters Papers News day
P323 Teletext 323 Dec10 20:52:00    THAT WAS   THE WEEK  ——————————————  ————————————   Some of the stories you may have missed while away on holiday or business. The luxury liner Canberra had to limp back to port after being stranded in gale-force winds off the south coast when its engines failed. The MD of the firm running a centre which organised the Lyme Bay canoe trip in which four teenagers died was convicted of their manslaughter. The judge called for a Government inquiry into the running of activity centres. ——————————————————————————————————5/6—— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Next page Letters Papers News day
P323 Teletext 323 Dec10 20:50:00    THAT WAS   THE WEEK  ——————————————  ————————————   Some of the stories you may have missed while away on holiday or business. Callous killer Thomas Bourke began a life sentence for the brutal shotgun "execution" of two MoT inspectors. Britain's most dangerous criminals were told they faced a lifetime in prison under a revision of sentences. They could include Moors murderess Myra Hindley, who has made a plea for her release. ——————————————————————————————————6/6—— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Next page Letters Papers News day