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NEWS STAND What the papers say


Sellafield's nuclear reprocessing complex would almost certainly release a plume of radioactivity, causing more than 2M cancer cases and making some places uninhabitable, if struck by a hijacked airliner, scientists have warned.

Student numbers for engineering courses in Scotland have fallen by 5% despite overall figures rising.

University principals have called for the Scottish Executive to mount a campaign to raise the profile of both science and engineering courses.

A motorway link between Scotland's M74 and M8 motorways has been cleared by the Scottish Executive and council leaders.

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