P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1903:14  5/13  ISRAEL EXTENDS  BEIRUT CEASEFIRE Israel says it will continue to observe a ceasefire around Beirut. A 48-hour standstill to resolve the Lebanese crisis by diplomatic means ran out at midday. A government spokesman said Israeli forces will not fire at Palestinian guerrillas trapped in Western Beirut unless attacked first.  Lebanese President Elias Sarkis has convened the inaugural meeting of the national salvation committee. It was formed to try to decide the future of the Palestine Liberation Organisation in Lebanon. >>>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1902:01  4/13  MP ATTACKS 'GHOULISH'  FALKLANDS WAR GAME Labour MP Tom Torney wants the Government to ban a "ghoulish" American game called 'War in the Falklands'. Players score points by sinking Royal Naval ships and killing British soldiers. Mr Torney is demanding immediate action by the Department of Trade over this "unbelievable insensitivity". "It is breathtaking that people can make a game out of the sorrow of families who have lost their nearest and dearest. "If this game gets into the shops I hope no-one buys it." >>>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1925:04  6/13  UN IN APPEAL FOR  LEBANESE PEACE The UN Security Council has made a unanimous appeal to all parties in the Lebanon conflict to respect the rights of the civilian population. The French-sponsored resolution also called on all sides to assist in humanitarian efforts. All parties were urged to "refrain from all acts of violence against the civilian population" and to ease suffering due to the conflict. The move came as Lebanese politicians tried to avert a showdown between the Israeli invasion forces and thousands of Palestinian guerrillas in Beirut. >>>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1902:43       BOBBY MOORE'S VERDICT 10/13 It's wonderful to see the lesser-known nations doing so well in the World Cup. I expected there to be perhaps one surprise but not as many as we have already seen. Cameroon were again unfortunate not to snatch a win against Poland and they could well upset Italy. It was a sh—lf New Zealand couldn't maintain the record by holding Russia and so doing Scotland a favour. But at least El Salvador seem to have tightened their defence. As told to John Hunt >>>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1924:21   13/13  TOURIST  RATES Austria 29.35 Schillings Belgium 89.00 Francs Canada 2.21 Dollars Denmark 14.56 Kroner France 11.64 Francs W Germany 4.17 Marks Greece 104.00 Drachmae Holland 4.62 Guilders Ireland 1.22 Punt Italy 2345.00 Lire Malta 0.705 Pounds Norway 10.72 Kroner Portugal 138.00 Escudos Spain 185.00 Pesetas Sweden 10.43 Kronor Switzerland 3.61 Francs USA 1.72 Dollars Yugoslavia 86.00 Dinars >>>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1922:11  3/13  CHARLES ATTACKS  ARGENTINE BULLIES Prince Charles has branded Argentina a bully and praised the courage of Britain's Falklands task force. Peace,he said, was a precious commodity which could not be guaranteed by compromising hard-won British values. "That is a recipe for disaster," he said. "It serves to encourage those of a bullying nature to scorn civilised patterns of behaviour. The Prince's remarks came at the end of a ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of a famous parachute raid on Bruneval, Normandy. >>>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1900:15  7/13  IRAQ TO WITHDRAW  ITS FORCES Iraqi president Saddam Hussein has said that hic troops have begun to withdraw from Iranian territory. The official Iraqi news agency said the pull back would completed within 10 days. The development follows a series of Iranian victories in the Gulf War which began with a lightning invasion by Iraq of its neighbour in September 1980. The most recent was the recapture of the port of Khorramshahr last month. After that, the Iraqi leadership announced it was ready for an immediate ceasefire. >>>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1904:00       WEST GERMANY 4-1 CHILE 12/13 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge scored a hattrick as the European champions redeemed themselves against Chile in Group Two. He put them ahead after just 10 minutes with a fierce shot from outside the area. He added a second in the 57th minute and a third a few minutes later. The Germans dominated the match after the dire threats from their fans following their loss to Algeria. Substitute Reinders struck the fourth but Moscoso got a late consolation for Chile. >>>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1925:00  2/13  BRITISH TROOPS TAKE  SOUTH SANDWICH ISLAND The Defence Ministry has confirmed that British troops have moved into the South Sandwich Islands. A brief statement said that Argentines on Thule Island, close to the Antarctic Circle, had surrendered. Full details are yet to come in but first reports suggest that no fighting took place. Earlier, Argentina alleged that two British helicopters attacked an Argentine scientific station there. Air Force chief Lami Dozo also said it was "very possible" that the junta would name a new president today. >>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1941:03  9/13  GIBRALTAR BLOCKADE  MAY STAY Diplomatic sources in Madrid say Spain will not lift its blockade of Gibraltar unless Britain agrees to "serious" talks on the colony's future. Talks were due to start in April but were put off until June 25 due to the Falklands crisis. The diplomatic sources now say the talks may be put off again unless Britain agrees to discuss Spain's claim to sovereignty over the territory. But a Foreign Office spokesman in London said he was confident Spain would lift its border blockade on Friday as scheduled. >>>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1912:30       ENGLAND 2-0 CZECHOSLOVAKIA 11/13 England assured themselves of a place in the second phase thanks to two defensive errors by the Czechs. But they were worth their win, keeping the Czechs on their heels for most of the game. Trevor Francis got the first in the 64th minute when Seman failed to hold a corner by Wilkins. Three minutes later Barmos put past his own goalkeeper and the largely English 40,000 crowd went wild. >>>>>
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1900:00  8/13  ELDERLY WOMAN ATTACKED  A 68-year-old woman, whose isolated Suffolk cottage was burgled two weeks ago, was viciously attacked early today She was kicked in the face and body by an intruder who tied her to her bed and got away with a small amount of cash. The bruised and shocked pensioner, of Benhall, near Saxmundham, was taken to hospital after she struggled free. Police are hunting a man of about 20 in blue anorak and jeans. A neighbour said: "This was the second time her home was broken into in two weeks. She had a lot of money in the house the first time and it was stolen"
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1950:03                                           Highlights of ORACLE's News,  Sport and Business pages   >>>>> 
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1921:10    1/13                                              Highlights of ORACLE's News,  Sport and Business pages   >>>>> 
P299 ORACLE 299 Sun20 Jun ITN 1921:10  9/13  GIBRALTAR BLOCKADE  MAY STAY Diplomatic sources in Madrid say Spain will not lift its blockade of Gibraltar unless Britain agrees to "serious" talks on the colony's future. Talks were due to start in April but were put off until June 21 due to the Falklands crisis. The diplomatic sources now say the talks may be put off again unless Britain agrees to discuss Spain's claim to sovereignty over the territory. "Spain will not open the gate if Britain sends its diplomats to the talks just for the first-day photograph," one official said. >>>>>