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What the papers say - FINANCIAL TIMES

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Contractors bidding for work on the East London Line extension are being told to demonstrate how they would use suppliers led by women and black and ethnic minority groups. Client Transport for London says this is the first time such conditions have been included on a UK project, and mirror policies held by New York's transit authority.

Former US Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael Brown has blamed Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco and New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin for failing to evacuate the city ahead of Hurricane Katrina.

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