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The Independent

News stand - what the papers say

At least six train operating companies are cutting services because the network is short of up to 1,000 drivers.

Rising ocean temperatures will wipe out coral reefs across the globe within the next 50 years, according to researchers from Glasgow and London universities' Marine Biological Station.

A million UK school children jumped on the spot at the same time last week in an attempt to cause a small earthquake. The British Geological Society headquarters did not detect any movement - but a monitoring station in Cornwall noticed a small 'squiggle.'

BNFL has told the government that it should reform the climate change levy so that nuclear power benefits from its zero emission status. Without a contribution from nuclear power, BNFL claims Britain will become over reliant on gas from Russia and targets to cut greenhouse emissions will not be reached.

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