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In the papers today - Friday 15th June

London 2012's controversial logo yesterday received the seal of approval from the International Olympic Committee as a new opinion poll revealed two-thirds of Britons dislike it - The Financial Times
Britain is no longer leading the way on road safety in Europe, researchers declared yesterday. Despite the proliferation of speed cameras, the UK reduced road deaths by only seven per cent between 2001 and 2005 - compared to a 25 per cent reduction in Sweden and Holland and 35 per cent in France over the same period - The Daily TelegraphClaims by easyJet that by 2015 it could be operating planes producing 50% fewer carbon dioxide emissions were met with scepticism by aviation experts and conservationists. Andy Harrison, the budget airline's chief executive, yesterday unveiled the company's vision of how the next-generation short-haul aircraft might look - The IndependentCommercial property prices will slide by 12 per cent over the next three years as rising interest rates drive the sector into the buffers, an economics consultancy has warned. Capital Economics said it no longer expected the sector's extended boom to end with a soft landing, predicting that prices would fall until 2010 - The Daily TelegraphJP Morgan Chase is to invest $2bn (£1bn) in building a 40-storey tower on the edge of the World Trade Center site, a significant boost to efforts by the city and state of New York and Federal authorities to lure the financial industry back to lower Manhattan. Presently based in midtown, the investment bank said its skyscraper would open in 2012 on the site of the former Deutsche Bank building; it was severely damaged in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, but is still in the process of being dismantled - The Guardian

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