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What the papers say

Daily Telegraph

A speeding driver in Switzerland was caught by the same camera four times in 1 minute 37 seconds.

Curious to see what it was that flashed as he drove by, he turned around and sped past three times, leaving him with a hefty fine.

Workers who are unhappy in their job are more likely to become ill, a study funded by the Health & Safety Executive has found.

More than 75,000 homes in Bournemouth and Poole, Dorset, were left without power after a fire brought down electricity cables.

One man was killed and another seriously injured when a light aircraft crash-landed on a road near Northampton last week.

A £5M clean-up is needed at the former MG Rover Longbridge plant in Birmingham, because underground fuel tanks have been found to have leaked thousands of litres of petrol.

The Guardian

The teaching of physics at secondary schools in England and Wales is in critical danger, owing to a shortage of qualified teachers coming into the profession. More than two thirds of physics teachers are due for retirement in the next 10 years.

Plans for a £150M indoor rainforest on the site of a Lancashire rubbish dump were announced by the Eden Project this week. The scheme will generate organic matter by processing kitchen waste, from which its backers hope it will earn as much as £12M a year.

The Times

The first house to be powered by a hydrogen fuel cell has been built in the small Scottish fishing village of Eyemouth.

Corporate troubleshooter David James warned on Monday that mismanagement of 2012 Olympic venues could cost the taxpayer as much as £6bn.

A supply chain has been devised by four British Army offi cers that will ensure the delivery of 100t of food a day to the earthquake-hit region of Pakistan.

Financial times

The economic and social development of Newcastle is being restricted by the Highways Agency's failure to improve the A1, north east regional authorities fear.

A crisis conference is being held by the Engineering Construction Industry Association to address the massive skill shortage still bogging down the sector.

Network Rail chief executive Iain Coucher said Britain may need dedicated rail lines to carry freight, because of an increase in imported coal travelling by train.

The Sunday times

A blueprint for 'sustainable suburbia' prepared by Essex County Council has mapped out a future of communal gardens and street corner power stations.

The council's plans have been adopted by government.

The Irish Times

Dublin council is to spend a record .1.8M (£1.2M) on city improvements, including completion of Dublin Port Tunnel, improvement of the city's streetscapes and a large increase in affordable housing.

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