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News stand What the papers say

Daily Mail

Plans to paint thousands of speed cameras yellow by June look set to fail, as the program is way behind schedule.

The Times

Channel Tunnel operator, Eurotunnel, is to sue train companies over plans to cut their contributions towards the tunnel's running costs.

Rail passengers face four days of strikes on South West Trains next week. Originally, a two day strike was planned but the RMT rail union has decided to stagger the strike over twice as long in order to maximise disruption Sammy the Seal is baffling wildlife experts as he made his way 80km up the flooding River Ouse this week.

Cornwall's Eden Project is looking for £40M of extra funding to build a third bio-dome.

A train had to turn back this week after the driver realised he did not know where he was going. The Derby bound train had to skulk back to Birmingham New Street and await directions.

Evening Standard

Valentine's Day came early for Clare McGettigan when her boyfriend proposed at her favourite London landmark - Tower Bridge. Special permission was needed as it is currently closed for maintenance works.

Dail Telegraph

British Energy revealed this week that it is to plough £31M into improving safety at its UK nuclear power stations over the next two years.

Bushmen in the Kalahari game reserve in Botswana will be forced off their land after the government turned off the water supply last week.

Financial Times

A nuclear reactor in the Netherlands was closed this week after a crack emerged in the reactor and began to widen.

Nuclear powered submarines arrived at Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth, for the first time this week.

The Independant

Kodima, a 6,000t cargo ship ran aground at Whitsand Bay, Cornwall, during force nine gales last week.

The Irish Times

A rock collapse at a zinc mine in County Kilkenny last week caused a road to be closed after subsidence.

Chairman of Campus & Stadium Ireland Development last week defended the 'Bertie Bowl' - the National Stadium project and reaffirmed that it will cost £270M.

Consultant, High Point Rendel, reported it would cost twice that.

Severe storms and spring tides combined to cause widespread flooding and disruption in Dublin and Galway last week.

The Scotsman

Pedestrians who trip over broken pavements are costing councils £200M per year.

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