P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:01:15       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'FIRD WORLD THIS 'DEK  Five primary school children were suspended after they were caught smoking marijuana cigarettes rolled with their homework paper. "I have been principal for over 30 years, and this is a first for me," said Principal Oren Nero at the school in Eaton, Colorado, USA. The pupils, all aged under 10, will not face criminal charges. ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:11:02       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'FIRD WORLD THIS WEEK  An accident victim left dying by a road was saved by Britain's top first aid team — who happened to be driving past. The group were returning to Gateshead after winning their title when they saw Dennis Collins lying unconscious on a Cornish roadside and rushed to his aid. Team leader Kieran Cushlow said: "I reckon if we hadn't come along he would have died." ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:00:00       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'DHRD WORLD THIS DEK  Golf-mad Bill and Doreen Gilbert proved they were an ace couple — when they both hit holes-in-one on the same round Mrs Gilbert, 65, struck first at the 132-yard third hole at Beeston Fields Golf Club, Nottingham, with her husband repeating the feat at the 11thN Bookmakers said the odds against it were 25,000-1. Mr Gilbert said: "It's not bad for a couple of wrinklies." ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:00:01       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'DIRD WORLD THIS GDEK  A football side made up of Wolves fans are giving their old kit the boot after being forced to play in the team strip of local rivals 'fst Bromwich Albion. Youngsters from Farndale Junior School in Wolverhampton have been forced to take the field in the Baggies shirts because the school cannot afford new Parents are now raising funds to buy the team replica Wolves kits. ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:05:05       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'FIRD WORLD THIS 'FEK  A motorist parked his car and returned to find a ticket on his windscreen after workmen painted new parking restrictions around the vehicle. Kully Bansal, 22, of Handsworth, Birmingham, had taken advantage of free parking in the city centre. While he was away, workmen changed it into a motorcycle-only bay and a traffic warden gave him a £20 ticket. ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:21:10       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'DIRD WORLD THIS 'FEK  Two wives of a Saudi man suffering from kidney disease competed to donate their kidneys to save their husband and the donor was chosen by drawing lots. "There was a degree of competition between the women as to who the donor should be," said the Arab NewsN "The hospital administration was forced to draw lots between the two wives," it said. "The second wife...won." ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:31:00       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'FIRD WORLD THIS 'FEK  When actress Orla Brady got bashful about a nude scene in the BBC drama The Heart Surgeon, the director knew how to persuade her — she went topless too. Ms Brady was nervous about stripping for a steamy scene with Nigel Havers so Audrey Cooke peeled her top off to demonstrate how much would be on show. "Everybody suddenly took deep interest in the wall behind them," she said. ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:01:10       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'FIRD WORLD THIS WEEK  Cricket club groundsman Brian Lucas was left stumped when his false teeth shot out and were crushed by his roller. He was preparing the wicket in Shrewsbury when he sneezed, lost his top set and saw them embedded in the ground as the roller went over them. "He's tried to stick them together but I don't think it's done much good," said a club spokesman. ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:12:11       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE DIRD WORLD THIS 'FEK  Thou shalt not steal, the vicar was preaching — but his words fell on stony ground where one youth was concerned. The congregation sat amazed as a teenager dashed into St Peter's Church in Burton upon Trent — and snatched the collection box. Vicar, the Rev Edward Lobb, said the theft was particularly ironic as he was preaching on the fn Commandments. ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:10:00       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'BIRD WORLD THIS FEK  After giving blood, sweat and tears for her country, Australian swimming legend Dawn Fraser is now offering her DNA in support of the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Games organisers have granted a licence to an Australian company that will offer collectors the chance to own a microscopic part of Fraser. The company plans sell £100 lapel pins impregnated with Fraser's DNA. ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:10:11       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'DIRD WORLD THIS 'DEK  A Brazilian lottery ticket vendor said he owed his life to his faith and four coins in his pocket, which blocked a bullet fired by a man trying to rob him Raimundo Dias Carneiro said two armed men approached his booth and demanded money before opening fire. Luckily, the bullet struck the coins in his breast pocket and was deflected. "These coins are blessed," he said. ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:17:10       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE 'JIRD WORLD THIS 'FEK  A 48-year-old woman has become a mother for the 10th time — and she didn't know she was pregnant. Val Kemp, of Selby, North Yorks, who has nine other children aged four to 24, gave birth while having a bath. "I felt as if my stomach was filling up with wind," she said. "Before I knew what was happening, out wooshed the baby. It was the last thing I expected" ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 WHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines
P325 Teletext 325 May 5 00:00:00       ————— BUT TRUE ———  ———   THE DIRD WORLD THIS DEK  A Swedish teenager who paralysed American telephone switchboards for months, prompting a global hunt by the FBI, has been fined £218. He cracked the codes of a company that lets Americans call home from abroad, allowing him to call the US for free. From his bedroom, he made around 60,000 calls, ringing up £156,000 of phone bills at the US company's cost. ——————————————————————————————————————— News in Focus 320 Headlines 300 GHAT'S THE LOCAL TRAFFIC LIKE? p193 Poll Letters News day Headlines