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In the papers today - 11 July

Large parts of England's industrial heritage will be lost because of the north-south economic divide, English Heritage claimed yesterday. It used the publication of its annual buildings-at-risk register to say that many 'dark, satanic mills' of the north were being left to decay while jewels of the South were saved - The Daily Telegraph
The first person to be prosecuted for failing to recycle household rubbish was cleared of any offence yesterday after magistrates decided that there was insufficient evidence to convict - The TimesA Ukrainian ship canal project that would slice through the Danube Delta will ruin one of Europe's finest wetlands, a UN report said. The first phase of the Bystroe Canal is nearly complete - The TimesChris Moyes, chief executive of bus and train operator Go-Ahead Group has been forced to resign because of illness. He will be replaced by Keith Ludeman, the company's rail boss - The TimesThe Carbon Trust is to launch a listed venture-capital arm to raise £75M to invest in green technologies - The TimesBagless vacuum cleaner inventor James Dyson plans to open a new school in Bath for budding engineers, entrepreneurs and designers in September 2008. The £25M Dyson school of design innovation will offer 2,500 places to 14 to 18 year olds to study for national diplomas in engineering. 'If we want to follow in the footsteps of Isambard Kingdom Brunel to innovate exciting products, we need to start with education,' said Dyson. His charity, the James Dyson Foundation, will invest £12.5M in the school and the rest will come from the taxpayer. - The IndependentExpert witnesses who give flawed evidence in court must be able to be disciplined by regulators if rogue practitioners are to be deterred, three appeal judges were told yesterday. The General Medical Council is appealing against a high court ruling last February clearing a retired paediatrician, Professor Sir Roy Meadow, of serious professional misconduct - The Guardian

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