P106 Teletext 106 Oct30 21:02:13   .        . ———————————————————————  . CALLS FOR BALLOON BAN  The release of balloons to celebrate the dawning of the new Millennium should be banned as they can harm animals, it has been claimed. Campaigners argue domestic, farm and wild animals could develop potentially fatal health problems after eating balloons once they fall to earth. The RSPCA, the Marine Conservation Society and the National Farmers' Union are among the groups calling for a ban. ——————————————————————————————————1/4—— Bouncing planes of the future 107 AMERICAN POLITICS,A BLOW BY BLOW ACCOUNT GO TO VIRGIN NET ITV p381 HyperSoar Y2K fear Yanks IYL
P106 Teletext 106 Oct30 21:02:30   .        . ———————————————————————  . GLOBAL BUG TALKS PLANNED  A series of seminars around the world on tackling the Millennium computer bug is being planned by the Government. Trade and Industry Secretary Peter Mandelson said Buenos Aires, Argentina, could be among the locations. He disclosed the proposal during the visit to Britain of Argentina's President Menem. Mr Mandelson also said an exhibition of Millennium products is planned in Argentina in 2000. ——————————————————————————————————2/4—— Millennium fears 108 FOR THE LATEST TV NEWS SEE p110 HyperSoar Y2K fear Yanks IYL
P106 Teletext 106 Oct30 21:00:01   .        . ———————————————————————  . BARRIER REEF TO HOST DO  A lavish Millennium Eve party is to be held on a platform floating over the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Some 240 guests, dressed strictly in black tie and paying around £1,200, will board a catamaran to the stage, which is located 45 miles out to sea. A deluxe meal, light shows, a TV link to other Millennium celebrations, and what is described as the "haunting sound of a didgeridoo" are on the menu. ——————————————————————————————————3/4—— Win a camcorder 108 WIN INSTANT CASH p622 HyperSoar Y2K fear Yanks IYL
P106 Teletext 106 Oct30 21:01:00   .        . ———————————————————————  . MILLENNIUM MOVIE ON SALE  A steamy new movie vaguely focusing on apocalyptic fears about the new Millennium is being sold on the Net. The Millennium Countdown, made by Paramax, tells of a hunky professor's battle to stop some druids sacrificing his four stunning female companions. The druids want to repeat a ritual peformed at Stonehenge 1,000 years ago, to avert the world's end. "It's all in the best possible taste," said Paramax. ——————————————————————————————————4/4—— It's Your Life! Index 410 ANY PURPOSE LOANS - SEE PAGE 627 OR CALL WILMSLOW FREE ON 0800 269315 HyperSoar Y2K fear Yanks IYL