P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:30:16         ———————————————————————————  HENDERSON GETS EUROPE POST   Former home affairs spokesman Doug Henderson has been made Minister for Europe in a surprise appointment. He was to be briefed ahead of a key meeting in Brussels on Monday in which the Government will take its first steps to signing the Social Chapter. Other moves saw Geoffrey Robinson made Paymaster-General and Helen Liddell Minister of State at the Treasury. ——————————————————————————————————3/15— Headlines 300 Regional 331 COMMS/PC APPOINTMENTS SEE p631 (Ch4) In Focu{ Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:30:15         ———————————————————————————  TORY LEADERSHIP 'JDE OPEN   Former Deputy PM Michael Heseltine's move to pull out of the Tory leadership contest after being hospitalised with angina has thrown the contest wide open Peter Lilley will stand against Kenneth Clarke, he has announced. John Redwood also says he is "very likely to run". Michael Howard, 'jlliam Hague, Stephen Dorrell and Gillian Shephard are all strongly tipped to stand. ——————————————————————————————————5/15— Headlines 300 Regional 331 COMMS/PC APPOINTMENTS SEE p631 (Ch4) In Focus Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:30:07         ———————————————————————————  BLAIR-CLINTON MEE JNGARRANGED   Tony Blair will have his first meeting as Prime Minister with US President Bill Clinton later this month, Downing Street has confirmedN The two leaders will have a chance to talk when they attend an international srlljt in the Hague on May 28. "The President has expressed an interest in an early meeting with the Prime Minister," a spokesman said. ——————————————————————————————————7/15— Headlines 300 Regional 331 COMMS/PC APPOINTMENTS SEE p631 (Ch4) In Focus Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:01:13         ———————————————————————————  SPICE GIRLS' POP DISC GIVEAWAY   The Spice Girls are giving away their next single to Pepsi Cola drinkers in a deal struck with the drink manufacturer Pepsi are also planning to fly 40,000 Spice Girl fans to Turkey in the autumn to see the group's first live concert. Tickets to the show in Istanbul in October will be available free to fans who buy cans of the drink. The group said the deal was a "thank you" to fans ——————————————————————————————————10/15 Headlines 300 Regional 331 Play Pyraword and you could win a Sony Mini Hi-Fi - see p350 In Focus Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:04:04         ————————————————————————————  BRITONS IN FERRY HORROR   A British couple leapt into shark-infested waters as their ferry began to sink in Thailand. Steve Banner, 26, and Tiffany Gibbs, 24, were among 600 passengers forced to swim for their lives when the ferry hit a reef and sank 17 miles off Phuket. Survivors hung on to liferafts until local fishermen arrived in the area to rescue them. ——————————————————————————————————11/15 Headlines 300 Regional news 331 OWN A PERSONALISED NUMBER PLATE p378 In Focus Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:04:00         ————————————————————————————  ZAIRE REBELS "TO FIGHT ON"   The Zairean rebel leader Laurent Kabila says his forces will fight on while President Mobutu considers his demand at their meeting that he resign. Kabila said they would meet again in eight days but that he had told Mobutu there would be no truce in the meantime Earlier reports said Kabila had agreed to a ceasefire in the civil war as a gesture of goodwill ahead of new talks. ——————————————————————————————————12/15 Refugees die in crush on train 314 STAKIS BARGAIN BREAKS SEE p265 In Focus Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:06:11         ————————————————————————————  REFUGEES CRUSHED ON TRAIN   More than 100 Rwandan Hutu refugees were crushed to death and hundreds more injured on a train carrying them from a camp in Zaire to be repatriated by air. UN officials saw dozens of bodies tumble from open carriages as the train arrived in Kisangani. The UNHCR had been expecting 2,800 people but it was clear the six carriages carried hundreds more. ——————————————————————————————————13/15 Zairean rebels to fight on 313 WHAT'S ON AT THE CINEMA? p460 C4 In Focus Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:07:12         ————————————————————————————  FBI IN TWA CRASH CLAIM   The FBI says mechanical failure was probably the cause of the crash of TWA flight 800 last July which killed all 230 people on board. FBI director Louis Freeh told NBC the evidence was moving away from a terrorist attack. He said the FBI and the National Transportation Safety Board hoped to make formal conclusions by mid-summer. ——————————————————————————————————14/15 Headlines 300 Regional news 331 TOP AIRLINES LOWER PRICES p282 In Focus Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:14:02       ———————————————————————————  FISHING BOAT IN TROUBLE   £! An RAF Nimrod has been scpalbled to go to the aid of a British fishing boat in trouble more than 200 lhles west of thd Outer Hebrides Thd boat, with five or six people aboard, was afloat but without power RAF pescue coordinator3 said t(— pdane was at the scene, and a boat was ppying to get alongside. Thd crew of the stricken vessel were on deck ——————————————————————————————————15/15 Headlines 300 Regional 331 HAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Al Bdaeb Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:04:01         ———————————————————————————  FISHING BOAT IN TROUBLE   An RAF Nimrod has been scrambled to go to the aid of a British fishing boat in trouble more than 200 miles west of the Outer Hebrides. The boat, with five or six people aboard, was afloat but without power. RAF rescue coordinators said the plane was at the scene, and a boat was trying to get alongside. The crew of the stricken vessel were on deck. ——————————————————————————————————15/15 Headlines 300 Regional 331 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Al Bdaej Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:05:00     —————————————— UK/WORLD ———————————————    ALL THE LATEST   NATIONAL AND   INTERNATIONAL NEWS N E g S ——————————————————————————————————1/15— News index 301 Regional newsround 345 EVERY 'JEK 16 MILLION PEOPLE WATCH TELETEXT ON ITV & CHANNEL FOUR Al Bdaef Latest  TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:07:11         ———————————————————————————  MANDELSON HANDED KEY ROLE   The man who masterminded Labour's successful General Election campaign, Peter Mandelson, has been handed a key role in government. Mr Mandelson, 43, will take up the post of Minister without Portfolio. He will "assist in the strategic implementation of Government policies and their effective presentation to the public", Downing Street said. ——————————————————————————————————2/15— Headlines 300 Regional 331 COMMS/PC APPOINTMENTS SEE p631 (Ch4) Al Fdaeb Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:10:24       ———————————————————————————  BLUNKETT APPOINTS KEY FIGURE   Education Secretary David Blunkett has appointed a key figure in the drive to raise school standards. Ppofessor Michael Barber, of London University's Institute of Educataon, is to be Special Adviser on Standards and Effectiveness in Schools. Outgoing Tory leader John Major is expdcted to announce details of his caretaker Shadow Cabinet next week ——————————————————————————————————4O15— Headlines 300 Regional 331 LATE ESCAPES MED+W/ HDE SEE p263 Election Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:11:00         ———————————————————————————  BLUNKETT APPOINTS KEY FIGURE   Education Secretary David Blunkett has appointed a key figure in the drive to raise school standards Professor Michael Barber, of London University's Institute of Education, is to be Special Adviser on Standards and Effectiveness in Schools. Outgoing Tory leader John Major is expected to announce details of his caretaker Shadow Cabinet next week. ——————————————————————————————————4/15— Headlines 300 Regional 331 LATE ESCAPES MED+W/'JDE SEE p263 Al Bdaeb Latest —gional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:30:10         ———————————————————————————  LILLEY CLAIMS BIG SUPPORT   Former social security secretary Peter Lilley says he has had an "avalanche" of telephone calls from supporters since joining the Tory leadership race. So far only ex-chancellor Kenneth Clarke and Mr Lilley have thrown their hats into the ring, with John Redwood adding he is "very likely to run". Mr Lilley said he believes he is best placed person to rebuild the party. ——————————————————————————————————6/15— Headlines 300 Regional 331 DON'T ACCEPT ANY OTHER FINANCE OFFER BEFORE SPEAKING TO US FIRST SEE p386 In Focus Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:02:01         ———————————————————————————  BRITAIN TO SIGN SOCIAL CHAPTER   Britain is set to take its first step towards signing the Social Chapter, Foreign Secretary Robin Cook says The move will come when representatives meet at the rolling Intergovernmental Conference in Brussels " d do not accept that the British people should be second-class citizens with less rights than employees on the Continent," Mr Cook said. ——————————————————————————————————8/15— Headlines 300 Regional 331 Teletext Interactive Games p350 Al Bdaeb Latest Regional TV Plus
P319 Teletext 319 May 5 00:00:04         ———————————————————————————  EMPLOYEES DENIED PARENTAL LEAVE   Only a handful of British employers allow both mothers and fathers time off at the birth of a child, a report says. The survey from independent think-tank Demos revealed that just 3% of organisations offered parental leave to both female and male staff. But Labour's commitment to the Social Chapter means companies might have to provide 12 weeks unpaid parental leave. ——————————————————————————————————9/15— Headlines 300 Regional 331 SUNTEXT: TROPICAL & SAFARI SEE p269 Al Bdaes Latest Regional TV Plus