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      ROMNEY INSTRUCTS HOSPITALS ON BIRTH PAPERS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 5÷31 PM BOSTON (AP) – The governor‘s office has instructed hospitals to cross out the word father‘‘ on birth certificates for children of same–sex parents and substitute second parent,‘‘ angering municipal clerks.

Eric Fe >>>


      RUNNION‘S KILLER RECEIVES DEATH SENTENCE
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 6÷16 PM By JEREMIAH MARQUEZ Associated Press Writer SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – A judge on Friday formally sentenced to death the man who kidnapped, sexually assaulted and murdered 5–year–old Samantha Runnion in 2002 – a case that led to the expansion of child abduction >>>


      SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY AVAILABLE ON WEB
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 4÷46 PM WASHINGTON (AP) – Information on sex offenders in 21 states and the District of Columbia is now available on an Internet site launched this week by the federal government.

Participation by states is voluntary and assistant Attorney General Regina Schofield said all sta >>>


      STATE REP PLANS TO CHALLENGE SEN. HATCH
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 1÷01 AM By JENNIFER DOBNER Associated Press Writer SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A state representative announced he will challenge Sen. Orrin Hatch next year, saying his fellow Republican is not serving people back home.

Utah deserves the full attention of our senators,&lsq >>>


      TEEN WANTS VISITS WITH ‘MUNCHAUSEN‘ MOM
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 1÷01 AM By DENISE KALETTE Associated Press Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (A) – A teenage girl whose mother was imprisoned for deliberately making her so ill that she was hospitalized 200 times asked a judge Thursday to allow visits between them.

Nancy Gregoire, an attorney who >>>


      TENN. SISTERS DESCRIBE LONDON BOMBINGS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 1÷31 PM AP Photo NCSD102 By STEVE HARTSOE Associated Press Writer DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – The sisters from Tennessee sightseeing in London had no idea if they had found the right subway line. But they had a pass to ride the tube‘‘ all day, so Katie and Emily Benton fi >>>


      TROPICAL STORM FRANKLIN THREATENS BAHAMAS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 2÷01 PM MIAMI (AP) – Tropical Storm Franklin threatened the Bahamas with wind and rain, but Florida and the rest of the southeast U.S. coast were likely to be spared unless its expected track shifts, forecasters said Friday.

The storm, which formed Thursday, had sustained wind >>>


      TWO ARRESTED IN LONDON SUBWAY, BUS BLASTS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 1÷16 AM AP Photo LON852 By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press Writer LONDON (AP) – Police in London have arrested two men in connection with four attacks on three subway trains and a double–decker bus on Thursday, a scene hauntingly similar to deadly explosions set off by four suicide >>>


      TWO PILOTS SENT TO PRISON FOR DRUNKENNESS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 1÷16 AM AP Photo WXS115 By JOHN PAIN Associated Press Writer MIAMI (AP) – Two airline pilots who got behind the controls while drunk drew sentences Thursday of 2 years and five years in prison.

Thomas Cloyd, 47, of Peoria, Ariz., and co–pilot Christopher Hughes, 44, of L >>>


      U.N. SLAMS ZIMBABWE‘S SLUM DESTRUCTION
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 7÷31 AM AP Photo HRE101 By NICK WADHAMS Associated Press Writer UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Zimbabwe‘s destruction of urban slums is a disastrous venture‘‘ that has left 700,000 people without homes or jobs, violated international law and created a grave humanitar >>>


      U.S. GEN.÷ IRAQ FORCES NEED MORE TRAINING
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 4÷01 PM By ROBERT BURNS AP Military Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – None of the 10,000 American–trained Iraqi troops in western Iraq are yet capable of fighting the insurgency without U.S. support, but some should be ready by next year, a senior U.S. commander said Friday.

Mari >>>


      U.S. GUARDS SAID TO STOP ABUSING QURAN
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 2÷31 PM AP Photo MUL101 By DANIEL COONEY Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – An Afghan man released from Guantanamo Bay said he saw guards throwing the Quran, but all such abuse stopped late last year after a loudspeaker announcement that U.S. soldiers have no right to to >>>


      U.S. TRANSIT ALERT LIKELY TO REMAIN ORANGE
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 7÷01 AM AP Photo NYAR103 By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – The Homeland Security Department was leaning Thursday toward taking U.S. mass transit systems off high alert before the latest attacks in London, senior counterterror officials said. But the attempt >>>


      UN GAME AIMS TO TEACH PEACE TO AFGHAN KIDS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Friday July 22, 2005 7÷16 AM By DANIEL LOVERING Associated Press Writer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – With the spin of a numbered wheel, an Afghan child might land in an ambush by turbaned gunmen. Another turn could lead a young player to the safety of a health clinic or classroom.

They are all scenar >>>


      ‘I SAT AND PRAYED, WAITING FOR IT TO HAPPEN‘
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Warren Street Tube passengers tell of fear and panic after explosion Owen Bowcott, Vikram Dodd and Alex Brown Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Sofiane Mohellebi, a 35–year–old from Paris, stood on the pavement at Tottenham Court Road, clutching three sandals abandoned in the panic underground.

He >>>


      ‘I WAS TERRIFIED IT WAS A BOMB‘
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Patrick Barkham Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Mark Maybanks had just turned his No 26 bus off Shoreditch High Street into Hackney Road in east London when he heard a bang from the top deck.

Pulling over neatly just beyond a tattoo parlour, he climbed the stairs to the top deck of the bus bound for Hackney >>>


      ‘IT‘S A WAKE–UP CALL‘
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Duncan Campbell Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian "Are we getting used to this?" asked Zekria Rahman, who runs the Pacific Net Cafe on Shepherd‘s Bush Green. "I hope not." Customers at his cafe were among the first to be evacuated when scores of police officers, some armed, arrived on the scen >>>


      ‘SHAKEN BABY‘ VERDICTS QUASHED
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Clare Dyer, legal editor Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Two people jailed in so–called "shaken baby" cases were cleared by the appeal court yesterday, in a test case over a diagnosis claimed to be responsible for a number of miscarriages of justice.

A third had his murder conviction reduced >>>


      ‘THE BAG EXPLODED. THE GUY RAN AWAY‘
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Audrey Gillan Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian The emergency cord was pulled, and as the tube train drew into Oval station a man dashed out of the doors and ran. Passengers in the smoke–filled carriage began to give chase but the man outran them and escaped through the station entrance.

Witnesses descri >>>


      AT A GLANCE÷ TRANSPORT DISRUPTION
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      For all the latest travel information in London, visit the TfL website Paul Hamilos Friday July 22, 2005 The scene outside Stockwell tube station in London after a man was shot dead by police. Photograph÷ Yui Mok/PA

After the shooting of a suspected suicide bomber in Stockwell tube station today, there >>>


      BBC TO SCREEN DYLAN‘S ELECTRIC SHOCK
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Owen Gibson, media correspondent Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian The BBC has unearthed the holy grail of Bob Dylan fanatics – footage of the moment the revered singer songwriter is branded "Judas" by a hostile 60s audience for plugging in his electric guitar for the first time – as part of a new >>>


      BEAGLE ‘ON FALSE SCENT‘ TO MARS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      David Adam Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Beagle 2, Britain‘s probe sent to hunt for life on Mars, may have been barking up the wrong tree. A study published today in the US journal Science, suggests the red planet has been too cold to support life for 4bn years.

US scientists David Shuster and Benjam >>>


      BLAIR APPEALS FOR RETURN TO NORMALITY AND WARNS AGAINST LOOKING FOR SCAPEGOATS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Michael White, political editor Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Tony Blair took the first available opportunity after yesterday‘s renewed attacks on London‘s transport network to appeal to people to go about their "normal lives" – without being intimidated or looking for scapegoats.
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      CALL FOR TIGHTER SECURITY MEASURES
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      James Sturcke and agencies Friday July 22, 2005 Security and transport bosses were today called on to improve safety procedures after the second terrorist attack on London in as many weeks.

Business leaders said there should be more checks on tube travellers, as workers were returning to offices, shops and fac >>>


      CHINESE RELENT AND REVALUE THE YUAN
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Beijing bows to pressure from Washington and drops peg to the dollar but Asian exporters may reap greater benefit than the US Jonathan Watts in Beijing Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian China made its biggest monetary shift in more than a decade yesterday by revaluing the yuan and dropping the currency‘s peg to t >>>


      COOL FOR COPY CATS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Dave Simpson on why now is such a fertile time for the ‘surrogate band‘ Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Sounds like ... Blur, Coldplay and Jeff Buckley. Photographs÷ Franka Bruns/Tobin Grimshaw/AP and Merri Cyr (courtesy Proud Galleries)

So far, 2005 has been an exceptional year for Coldpl >>>


      COST TO CAPITAL‘S ECONOMY FEARED
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Hugh Muir Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Within hours, London struggled back to normality. Train lines reopened and, in the City, prices quickly bounced back. But the tension was palpable.

Apart from personal safety, people pondered the significance of a second wave a fortnight after July 7‘s carnage >>>


      DARK ARTS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Marina Hyde Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian There is not a lot of call for etiquette books in the world of film noir.

In seeking to furnish Jack Nicholson with the accoutrements necessary for his characterisation of Jake Gittes in Chinatown, the Paramount props department did not ditch the cigarettes and scr >>>


      DÉJÀ VU
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Suddenly, living in London reminds me of being in Jerusalem – I‘m getting calls from Israel asking if I‘m all right Daphna Baram Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Yesterday morning was but a pale echo of July 7, but from Jerusalem it must have seemed just as scary. Family members and friends all rang >>>


      EXPERTS PUZZLED BY BOMB ‘FAILURE‘
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      David Adam and Ian Cobain Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Experts were unsure last night whether yesterday‘s devices were intended to cause greater harm.

Unconfirmed reports suggested that most of the explosives used in the attempted attacks were triacetonetriperoxide – TACP – the same subs >>>


      EXTRAS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant‘s hotly anticipated follow–up to The Office launched on BBC2 last night. Gervais plays Andy Millman, an extra who in last night‘s opener was hanging around the set of a gritty Bosnian war movie being directed by Ben Stiller Jason Deans, broadcasting editor Friday Jul >>>


      EYEWITNESS RECOUNTS SHOOTING OF TERROR SUSPECT
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Jason Deans, broadcasting editor Friday July 22, 2005 The BBC carried an extraordinary eyewitness account of this morning‘s latest London terror incident.

"I got into the ticket hall. I was approached by a policeman and London underground staff asked me if I needed counselling. I was basically sayin >>>


      FANNING THE FLAMES
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Hélène Mulholland meets Matt Wrack, the new general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union, and finds a man determined to make sure the union‘s voice is heard Friday July 22, 2005 Matt Wrack has taken over from Andy Gilchrist, who was ousted after one five–year term

Matt Wrack, the new >>>


      HOEY APPOINTED CHAIR OF COUNTRYSIDE ALLIANCE
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Ros Taylor Friday July 22, 2005 Kate Hoey, the Labour MP for Vauxhall and longtime supporter of foxhunting, has been appointed chairman of the Countryside Alliance.

Despite the ban on foxhunting, the Alliance continues to campaign on behalf of the hunting and shooting communities and to uphold "the rural >>>


      HOSPITAL SAFETY LAPSES KILL 840 PATIENTS A YEAR
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Agency says its figure is likely to be an underestimate James Meikle, health correspondent Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian About 840 people a year die in English hospitals due to lapses in safety such as having a fall, being given wrong medication or medical equipment failing, an official report suggested yesterday.< >>>


      HOW THE UN WON THE WAR
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Dan Plesch Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian The history told about the defeat of Nazism and the founding of the United Nations in the 1'40s has become distorted. A false view of the past is being used today to shape how we think about our future. The military power of the victorious wartime allies is offered as a >>>


      IN THE NAME OF GOD
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Blair has appeased and prevaricated. Now, as the death cult strikes again, he must oust religion from public life Polly Toynbee Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Two weeks on, London is stricken once more. The death cult strikes again, unstoppable in its deranged religious mania. This time no deaths but a savage remind >>>


      IRAQI FORCES NOWHERE NEAR BEING ABLE TO FIGHT INSURGENCY ON THEIR OWN, SENATE TOLD
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Assessment suggests US occupation has a long future Julian Borger in Washington and agencies in Baghdad Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian The Iraqi government‘s forces are nowhere near battle ready and only a small number are capable of fighting the insurgency on their own, according to a newly declassified Penta >>>


      IT‘S NOT POLITICAL CORRECTNESS TO HOLD SOLDIERS TO ACCOUNT
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      The prosecution of British troops helps to protect their own lives in Iraq Robin Cook Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian The press pack in full cry is a terrifying vision. There should be special provision in the international criminal court to protect their quarry from inhumane and unnatural persecution. Except that th >>>


      JUST AS LIFE WAS RETURNING TO NORMAL, BOMBERS‘ HOME TOWN GETS NEW SHOCK
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      London÷ not quaking, but wondering what dread tomorrow may bring On the run last night÷ four would–be suicide bombers Just as life was returning to normal, bombers‘ home town gets new shock Shattered community of Beeston tries to put on united front Helen Carter Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardi >>>


      LONDON ATTACKS ‘COULD DENT ECONOMY‘
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Mark Tran Friday July 22, 2005 Analysts today expressed fears about the economic impact of the terrorist attacks on London, as the retail and tourist industries began to show signs of strain.

One expert said the biggest concern was for the London tourist industry, worth 15bn a year, but retail sales also appea >>>


      LONDON÷ NOT QUAKING, BUT WONDERING WHAT DREAD TOMORROW MAY BRING
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Jonathan Freedland takes to the streets of the capital and finds fear and frustration starting to replace stoicism Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian London was once again a city of migrants yesterday. For the second time in two weeks, the capital‘s streets were filled not with the usual cars and buses but thick, >>>


      MAN SHOT DEAD AT TUBE STATION
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Staff and agencies Friday July 22, 2005 Police today shot a man dead at Stockwell tube station in south London.

Scotland Yard said÷ "We can confirm that just after 10am armed officers entered Stockwell tube station. A man was challenged by officers and subsequently shot. London ambulance service at >>>


      MARINA HYDE‘S DIARY
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
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      MCGRATH HURLS ENGLAND BACK TO EARTH
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Compelling bowling spell sends wickets cascading Mike Selvey at Lord‘s Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Ruthlessly, clinically, Glenn McGrath took away what Steve Harmison had so brutally claimed for England as the Ashes series got off to the most tumultuous of starts.

Wickets cascaded, batsmen put to t >>>


      MPS MAY GET VOTE ON TROOP WITHDRAWAL BILL
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      David Hencke, Westminster correspondent Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian MPs will get the right to vote on whether Britain keeps its troops in Iraq if they pass Clare Short‘s controversial private member‘s bill giving parliament new powers to declare war, according to an analysis by the House of Commons li >>>


      MUSLIM COMMUNITY REACTS WITH SORROW
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      David Pallister Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Members of the Muslim community reacted with sorrow and anxiety to yesterday‘s bomb attacks.

They were fearful that the same home–grown group of radicalised Britons were responsible. But a message posted on the website of the Muslim Public Affairs C >>>


      NEW UNION CHIEF CALLS FOR REVIEW OF FIRE SERVICE CUTS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Hélène Mulholland Friday July 22, 2005 The chief of the firefighters‘ union has promised to lobby Ken Livingstone to stop cuts to London‘s fire services which he believes may have led to delays in attending the scene of the London bombings earlier this month.

Matt Wrack, speaking in h >>>


      NOTTINGHAM UNVEILS ONLINE DH LAWRENCE COLLECTION
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Donald MacLeod Friday July 22, 2005 Letters written by DH Lawrence are among documents made accessible online by the University of Nottingham after a major cataloguing and preservation programme.

The writer was briefly a student at University College, Nottingham and the university has built up its DH Lawrence >>>


      ON THE RUN LAST NIGHT÷ FOUR WOULD–BE SUICIDE BOMBERS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Two weeks after 52 people were killed in London, an identical pattern÷ attacks on tube and bus in the east, the west, the south and the north.

But the devices failed Ian Cobain, Richard Norton–Taylor and Rosie Cowan Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Up to four would–be suicide bombers were f >>>


      PAGE 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, ' AND 10 GIRL
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Flic Everett÷ Thanks to pop culture, my 12–year–old son‘s life revolves around porn Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Zoo magazine offered an unusual prize this month – "Win Your Girlfriend a 4,000 Boob Job!" – explaining how its young readers could "bag a new set of >>>


      POLANSKI WINS LIBEL CASE AGAINST VANITY FAIR
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Claire Cozens, press and publishing correspondent Friday July 22, 2005 The Oscar–winning film director Roman Polanski has won 50,000 in libel damages after successfully suing Vanity Fair magazine over an allegation he said made him appear "callously indifferent" to the memory of his murdered wife Sharon >>>


      POLICE ASK FOR TOUGH NEW POWERS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      PM told of need for three–month detention of suspects and crackdown on websites Alan Travis and Richard Norton–Taylor Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Police last night told Tony Blair that they need sweeping new powers to counter the terrorist threat, including the right to detain a suspect for up to thre >>>


      POLICE TRAWL FOR NEW BOMBING CLUES
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Mark Oliver and agencies Friday July 22, 2005 The fatal shooting of a man at a tube station today by police came as officers sought four would–be suicide bombers who mounted failed attacks on the capital yesterday.

Scotland Yard have not linked today‘s shooting at Stockwell station in south London >>>


      PRIMARY TEACHERS STRUGGLING TO FIND JOBS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Donald MacLeod Friday July 22, 2005 Newly qualified primary teachers in some areas of England are having difficulty getting jobs in the classroom, figures published by the Teacher Training Agency today reveal.

In the north east, north west and south west of England many newly trained primary teachers were stil >>>


      RAPID RESPONSE GETS EVEN FASTER SECOND TIME ROUND
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Praise all round for quick reaction from emergency services Owen Gibson Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian The sound of wailing sirens and helicopter blades again rang through central London yesterday as hordes of police were mobilised within minutes of the latest attacks on the capital‘s transport network.
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      SCORCHED EARTH
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      With forest fires, failing crops and reservoirs running on empty, southern Europe is in the grip of the worst drought since records began. But why is it happening? Temperatures are blazing but, as John Vidal discovers, other causes are at work too, not least our insatiable appetite for golf, swimming pools and freshly >>>


      SECOND TIME AROUND
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Leader Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian The shadow of the terrorist bomber fell across a sunlit London for the second time in as many weeks yesterday. This time the city was braced for it, after warnings from ministers, police and security chiefs that such a thing was likely. Rationally, most people understand that ci >>>


      ST JOHN‘S TOPS OXFORD‘S RESULTS TABLE
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Donald MacLeod Friday July 22, 2005 Oxford‘s richest college has come top of the university‘s unofficial league table of degree results this year.

St John‘s, Tony Blair‘s former college, pipped Merton, which has held the number one spot for the past three years, to come top of the Norri >>>


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      Guardian, 22-07-2005
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      THE COCKPIT OF FUTURE CONFLICTS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Japan‘s contempt for its own continent has become a liability Martin Jacques in Nagoya Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Six years ago, when I was last in Japan, the issue of China barely ever featured during conversations. But China now looms large in the Japanese mind. It evokes a complex of emotions, from surp >>>


      THE SOURCE OF THIS HYSTERIA
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Portraying Muslim scholars such as Yusuf al–Qaradawi and even Tariq Ramadan as extremists is absurd – and dangerous Naima Bouteldja Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian Front–page horror stories of extremist preachers filling the heads of young British Muslims with suicidal thoughts are a crude but effec >>>


      THIS WON‘T CURE A HUGE TRADE DEFICIT
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Ashley Seager Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian China‘s long–awaited but small revaluation of its currency probably heralds the start of a series of revaluations but on its own will make little difference to the huge American trade deficit.

Washington, which has been putting intense pressure on the >>>


      TUBE UNION CALLS FOR MORE STAFF AFTER ATTACKS
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Staff and agencies Friday July 22, 2005 A transport union chief called today for extra staff to be put on London Underground trains in the wake of this month‘s bomb attacks.

The mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, is meeting London Underground and union officials later today to discuss the tube‘s res >>>


      UK GROWTH AT 12–YEAR LOW
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Mark Tran Friday July 22, 2005 The UK economy grew at its weakest annual pace in more than 12 years in the second quarter of 2005, provisional figures showed today, reinforcing expectations of an interest rate cut next month.

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said gross domestic product rose by just 0.4 >>>


      WARY LONDON ON THE MOVE AGAIN
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Mark Oliver Friday July 22, 2005 Police were out in force on London‘s tube network and buses today as people returned to the capital‘s disrupted transport system following yesterday‘s failed bomb attacks.

Sniffer dogs were deployed in underground stations and the mood among some passengers wa >>>


      WASHINGTON WELCOMES MOVE BUT HOPES FOR MORE
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      David Teather in New York Friday July 22, 2005 The Guardian American officials and industry yesterday welcomed the Chinese government‘s decision to float its currency, an issue that has increasingly strained relations between the two countries.

Washington has put China under intense political pressure in >>>


      WEB CHALLENGE TO ENGLISH SUPREMACY
      Guardian, 22-07-2005
      Richard Wray Friday July 22, 2005 Guardian Weekly The dominance of English on the internet is being challenged by the organisation that maintains British website addresses, in a move designed to reflect the country‘s multicultural mix.

Nominet, the not–for–profit company that registers intern >>>


      100 WEITERE FESTNAHMEN VON EXTREMISTEN IN PAKISTAN
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Islamabad (dpa) – Bei neuen Großrazzien in Pakistan haben Sicherheitskräfte mindestens 100 weitere mutmaßliche muslimische Extremisten festgenommen. Die Razzien sollen fortgesetzt werden.

Islamisten kündigten Proteste gegen die Festnahmen an. Seit Beginn der Razzien vor wenigen Tage >>>


      350 ARBEITSPLÄTZE IN DEUTSCHER RAUMFAHRTINDUSTRIE BEDROHT
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Bremen (dpa) – Der Raumfahrtkonzern EADS befürchtet ab Mitte 2006 den Abbau von 350 Arbeitsplätzen in der deutschen Raumfahrtindustrie. Für die Entwicklung neuer Raumtransporter fehlten 36 Millionen Euro, sagte der neue EADS–Präsident Evert Dudok. Die Mittel seien in den vergangenen Jahr >>>


      52 GEFANGENE AUF GUANTÁNAMO IM HUNGERSTREIK
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Großansicht Washington (dpa) – Auf dem US–Stützpunkt Guantánamo sind 52 der 510 Gefangenen in einen Hungerstreik getreten. Die Männer hätten bereits neun Mahlzeiten verweigert, sagte eine Pentagonsprecherin am Donnerstag. Die Männer würden ärztlich überwacht u >>>


      78 PROZENT UNTERSTÜTZEN KÖHLERS NEUWAHL–VOTUM
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Köln (dpa) – Eine große Mehrheit der Deutschen hält die Neuwahl Entscheidung von Bundespräsident Horst Köhler für richtig – nur eine Minderheit glaubt an einen Stopp durch das Bundesverfassungsgericht.

Das ergab eine Blitzumfrage des «ARD–Deutschlandtrends» vom >>>


      ABU HAFS AL–MASRI–BRIGADEN BEKENNEN SICH ZU ANSCHLÄGEN IN LONDON
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Kairo (dpa) – Zu den neuen Bombenanschlägen in London hat sich im Internet eine islamistische Organisation namens Abu Hafs al–Masri Brigaden bekannt. Die Attacken seien eine weitere Botschaft an die Regierungen in Europa, dass man nicht eher Ruhe geben werde, bis die «ungläubigen» Soldaten aus dem >>>


      ALLE BOMBEN VERMUTLICH VOM SELBEN MANN
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      London (dpa) – Die Londoner Polizei glaubt, dass hinter den neuen Anschlägen derselbe Bombenbauer steckt wie vor zwei Wochen. Das berichtet die «Sun». Allerdings sei die Verbindung zwischen dem Zünder und dem Sprengstoff diesmal fehlerhaft gewesen. Die Polizei wollte den Bericht nicht kommentieren. Nach >>>


      ANALYSE÷ DIE SPANNUNG HIELT BIS ZUM SCHLUSS
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Von Norbert Klaschka, dpa Großansicht Berlin (dpa) – Es blieb spannend bis zum Schluss. Bis auf wenige Stunden schöpfte Bundespräsident Horst Köhler die vom Grundgesetz vorgegebene Frist für seine Entscheidung aus, den Bundestag gut ein Jahr vor dem regulären Ablauf der Legislaturpe >>>


      ANALYSE÷ DRUCK KÜMMERT DIE VERFASSUNGSRICHTER WENIG
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Von Wolfgang Janisch, dpa Großansicht Karlsruhe (dpa) – Nach der Entscheidung des Bundespräsidenten blickt die Republik nach Karlsruhe. Traut sich das Bundesverfassungsgericht, den Zug doch noch zu stoppen, der schon seit Wochen auf eine vorgezogene Bundestagswahl zurollt?

Wer glaubt, die Rich >>>


      ANALYSE÷ STOPPT KARLSRUHE DIE NEUWAHL NOCH?
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Von Wolfgang Janisch, dpa Großansicht Karlsruhe (dpa) – Nach der Entscheidung des Bundespräsidenten blickt die Republik auf Karlsruhe. Traut sich das Bundesverfassungsgericht, den Zug doch noch zu stoppen, der schon seit Wochen auf eine vorgezogene Bundestagswahl zurollt?

Wer glaubt, die Richt >>>


      ANTITERROREINHEIT DURCHSUCHT LONDONER WOHNUNG
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      London (dpa) – Unter starken Sicherheitsvorkehrungen hat eine Antiterroreinheit der Londoner Polizei eine Wohnung durchsucht. Es sei niemand festgenommen worden, sagte ein Sprecher. Polizisten hatten die Harrow Road zuvor abgesperrt. Ein BBC–Reporter berichtete unter Berufung auf Polizeiquellen, Scotland Ya >>>


      BENNETER UND KAUDER BEGRÜßEN AUFLÖSUNG DES BUNDESTAGES
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Berlin (dpa) – SPD–Generalsekretär Klaus Uwe Benneter hat die Entscheidung von Bundespräsident Horst Köhler begrüßt, den Bundestag aufzulösen. Jetzt wisse man, «dass in 60 Tagen der Wahltag ist», sagte Benneter im ZDF. Auch CDU–Generalsekretär Volker Kauder zeigte s >>>


      BEWAFFNETE POLIZISTEN UMSTELLEN MOSCHEE IN LONDON
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      London (dpa) – Bewaffnete Polizisten haben im Osten Londons eine Moschee umstellt. Das sagten Augenzeugen der BBC. Die Polizisten hätten Passanten aufgefordert, sich fern zu halten.
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      BUNDESPOLIZEI KONTROLLIERT IN ZÜGEN
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Halle (dpa) – Nach den zweiten Terroranschlägen in London innerhalb von zwei Wochen hat die Bundespolizei ihre Kontrollen in Zügen deutschlandweit verstärkt. Damit solle das Sicherheitsgefühl der Bevölkerung erhöht werden, sagte ein Sprecher in Halle. Auch in den kommenden Tagen seie >>>


      BUNDESPRÄSIDENT KÖHLER MACHT WEG FÜR NEUWAHLEN FREI
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Berlin (dpa) – Am 18. September soll der Bundestag neu gewählt werden. Das hat Bundespräsident Horst Köhler entschieden. Er hat das Parlament aufgelöst. Köhler begründete den Schritt mit dem von Bundeskanzler Gerhard Schröder selbst beklagten mangelnden Rückhalt in der Regi >>>


      BUNDESREGIERUNG VERURTEILT ANSCHLÄGE IN LONDON ALS HEIMTÜCKE
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Berlin (dpa) – Die Bundesregierung hat die erneuten Anschläge in London als Heimtücke verurteilt. Großbritannien könne sich der Solidarität Deutschlands sicher sein, sagte Vizeregierungssprecher Thomas Steg in Berlin. Der Sprecher des Bundesinnenministeriums, Rainer Lingenthal, sagte, di >>>


      BUNDESTAGS–NEUWAHL÷ ABGEORDNETE WOLLEN KLAGEN
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Großansicht Berlin (dpa) – Am 18. September soll der Bundestag neu gewählt werden.

Das hat Bundespräsident Horst Köhler entschieden. Er hat das Parlament aufgelöst. Köhler begründete den Schritt mit dem von Bundeskanzler Gerhard Schröder selbst beklagten mangelnde >>>


      BUNDESTAGS–NEUWAHL÷ HOFFMANN UND SCHULZ HALTEN AN KLAGE FEST
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Großansicht Berlin (dpa) – Nach der Entscheidung von Bundespräsident Horst Köhler, den Bundestag aufzulösen und für den 18. September Neuwahlen festzusetzen, wird nun über die Chancen der Kläger in Karlsruhe diskutiert.

Die beiden Bundestagsabgeordneten Jelena Hoffmann >>>


      CDU–GENERALSEKRETÄR KAUDER ZUFRIEDEN MIT KÖHLERS ERKLÄRUNG
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Berlin (dpa) – CDU–Generalsekretär Volker Kauder ist zufrieden mit der Erklärung von Bundespräsident Horst Köhler zur Auflösung des Bundestages.

Köhler habe klar gemacht, «dass jetzt der Wähler aufgerufen ist und er hat um einen fairen Wahlkampf gebeten», sagte Ka >>>


      CHRONOLOGIE÷ STATIONEN AUF DEM WEG ZUR VORGEZOGENEN NEUWAHL
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Großansicht Hamburg (dpa) – Seit dem Aus für die letzte rot–grüne Landesregierung in Nordrhein–Westfalen strebt Bundeskanzler Gerhard Schröder (SPD) eine vorgezogene Bundestagswahl im Herbst an.

22. Mai÷ SPD–Chef Franz Müntefering und Kanzler Schröd >>>


      CHRONOLOGIE÷ VON DER WAHLANKÜNDIGUNG BIS ZUR KÖHLER–ENTSCHEIDUNG
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Hamburg (dpa) – Seit dem Aus für die letzte rot–grüne Landesregierung in Nordrhein–Westfalen strebt Bundeskanzler Gerhard Schröder (SPD) eine vorgezogene Bundestagswahl im Herbst an.

22. Mai÷ SPD–Chef Franz Müntefering und Kanzler Schröder fordern noch am >>>


      DAX TROTZT NACH AUFLÖSUNG DES BUNDESTAGS SCHWACHEN US–BÖRSEN
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Frankfurt/Main (dpa) – Angeführt von Schering hat der DAX nach der vorzeitigen Auflösung des Bundestags gut behauptet geschlossen. Trotz erneuten Kursverlusten an der Wall Street ging der DAX 0,15 Prozent fester mit 4836,'0 Punkten ins Wochenende. Der Kurs des Euro stieg. Die Europäische Zentra >>>


      DEUTSCHE IM AUSLAND MÜSSEN SICH BEI ANTRAG ZUR WAHL BEEILEN
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Berlin (dpa) – Im Ausland lebende Bundesbürger sollten sehr schnell ihren Eintragung in ein Verzeichnis für die Bundestagswahl im September beantragen. Sie sollten nicht auf eine Entscheidung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts warten. Dies machte Bundeswahlleiter Johann Hahlen in der Deutschen Welle deutlich >>>


      DEUTSCHES TEAM GEWINNT EM–GOLD
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      San Patrignano (dpa) – Die deutsche Springreiter–Equipe hat bei der Europameisterschaft im italienischen San Patrignano die Goldmedaille gewonnen. Marco Kutscher mit Montender, Marcus Ehning mit Gitania, Christian Ahlmann mit Cöster und Meredith Michaels– Beerbaum mit Checkmate verteidigten ihre >>>


      DEUTSCHLANDS ÄLTESTER MENSCH MIT 110 JAHREN GESTORBEN
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Potsdam (dpa) – Deutschlands ältester Mensch ist mit 110 Jahren in Potsdam gestorben. Frieda Müller sei friedlich eingeschlafen, sagte der Leiter des Seniorenpflegezentrums, in dem die Frau die letzten Jahre ihres Lebens verbrachte. Nach Angaben des Bundesverwaltungsamtes in Köln gilt nun eine 10&# >>>


      DPA–GESPRÄCH÷ KLAGEVERTRETER SIEHT GROßE CHANCE FÜR URTEIL GEGEN NEUWAHL
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Großansicht Berlin (dpa) – Der Verfassungsrechtler Wolf–Rüdiger Schenke rechnet sich große Chancen aus, die Neuwahl des Bundestages per Klage zu verhindern.

«Wenn man die Kriterien, die das Bundesverfassungsgericht 1'83 aufgestellt hat, zugrunde legt, dann müsste die Klage >>>


      DPA–NACHRICHTENÜBERBLICK POLITIK
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Köhler gibt das Startsignal für den Wahlkampf Berlin (dpa) – Am 18. September soll der Bundestag neu gewählt werden. Das hat Bundespräsident Horst Köhler entschieden. Er hat das Parlament aufgelöst mit der Begründung, dass Bundeskanzler Gerhard Schröder mangelnden Rück >>>


      DROGENSCHMUGGLER–TUNNEL AN AMERIKANISCH–KANADISCHER GRENZE ENTDECKT
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Washington (dpa) – Drogenschmuggler haben unter der amerikanisch kanadischen Grenze einen rund 150 Meter langen Tunnel gegraben. Das berichtete die Staatsanwaltschaft im US–Bundesstaat Washington. Drei Kanadier seien auf frischer Tat ertappt und festgenommen und die Passage geschlossen worden. Die Behö >>>


      ERMITTLUNGEN NACH VERSUCHTEN TERRORANSCHLÄGEN IN LONDON
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      London (dpa) – Nach den versuchten Terroranschlägen in London fahndet die Polizei nach den Tätern. Kriminaltechniker von Scotland Yard untersuchen die vier Tatorte auf Spuren. Die Bomben waren in drei U–Bahnen und einem Doppeldeckerbus abgelegt worden. Allerdings detonierte wohl nicht der Sprengst >>>


      ERNEUT SCHIFFSKOLLISION VOR JAPAN
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Tokio (dpa) – Vor der japanischen Pazifikküste ist beim Zusammenstoß zweier Frachter ein Besatzungsmitglied ums Leben gekommen. Acht weitere Menschen würden vermisst, teilte die Küstenwache mit. Der Unfall ereignete sich bei Nebel vor der Küste der Tokioter Nachbarprovinz Chiba. Dabei se >>>


      EXPERTEN ERWARTEN DEUTLICHEN ANSTIEG DER ARBEITSLOSENZAHLEN
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Nürnberg (dpa) – Auf dem Arbeitsmarkt in Deutschland hat im Juli die übliche Sommerflaute eingesetzt. Experten rechnen laut einer dpa– Umfrage mit einem Anstieg der Arbeitslosenzahlen um circa 100 000 auf rund 4,8 Millionen. Das wären rund 440 000 mehr als im Juli des vergangenen Jahres.
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      FALSCHER BOMBENALARM IN LONDONER MOSCHEE
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      London (dpa) – Die Londoner Polizei hat vorübergehend eine Moschee im Osten der Stadt abgesperrt, weil dort ein verdächtiger Gegenstand gefunden worden war. Der Alarm habe sich jedoch als falsch herausgestellt, hieß es.

Zuvor hatte die Polizei hat einen mutmaßlichen Attentäter >>>


      FERNSEHSENDER ZEIGT VIDEO VON SADDAM BEI ANKLAGEVERLESUNG
      Die Welt, 22-07-2005
      Bagdad (dpa) – Der arabische Fernsehsender Al–Arabija hat ein Video ausgestrahlt, dass den früheren irakischen Machthaber Saddam Hussein bei einer ersten Anklageverlesung zeigen soll. Saddam habe dabei mehrfach scharf gegen das Verfahren protestiert und kritisiert, dass es ihm nicht erlaubt sei, seine >>>



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