What the Sunday Papers Said
Sunday 06 April 2014
Independent on Sunday: Cost of nuclear waste clean-up soars
The cost of clearing four decades of nuclear waste at Dounreay in Scotland has soared by £200m just two years into a contract that will run until at least 2022. The contract has been altered with beefed-up security, while nuclear fuel must now be moved to Sellafield in Cumbria.
Sunday Times: Engineering chief joins Scotland ‘no’ camp
Samir Brikho, the chief executive at engineering giant Amec, is the latest major British employer to back a “no” vote in September’s Scottish independence referendum. “I believe in the UK – being together is a better outcome for both the Scots and the English,” he said.
Mail on Sunday: Gambling suppliers try to head off opposition
The two main suppliers of fixed-odds betting terminals – dubbed the “crack cocaine” of gambling – will meet ministers this week in a bid to relax their tough stance against their machines. SG Gaming and Inspired Gaming believe they have been unfairly blamed for problem gambling.
Sunday Telegraph: Fears of housing bubble may lead to lending curb
Banks are drawing up plans to restrict lending as fears grow of a housing bubble. A Bank of England survey shows that lenders are ready to squeeze mortgage approvals to the tightest levels since the height of the eurozone crisis, while investors fear the return of boom and bust.
- 1 Florida man sentenced to two-and-a-half years for having sex on the beach in front of a child
- 2 Autistic teenager beaten up by bullies makes them watch 20-minute video about autism
- 3 Nick Kyrgios calls former Olympian Dawn Fraser a 'blatant racist' after she tells Wimbledon star to 'go back where their parents came from'
- 4 World learns of app that shows you who unfriended you on Facebook, app promptly crashes
- 5 Chris Moyles reportedly set to make radio comeback with new breakfast show on XFM
Florida man sentenced to two-and-a-half years for having sex on the beach in front of a child
Autistic teenager beaten up by bullies makes them watch 20-minute video about autism
Man who was struck and killed by lightning in Brecon Beacons 'was carrying a selfie stick'
Greece debt crisis as it happened: EU chiefs at loggerheads hours before Alexis Tsipras’s last ditch deal proposals
Bakery sends 'horrific' version of Frozen-themed birthday cake to unsuspecting customer
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
Greece debt crisis: Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande issue Athens with 24-hour ultimatum to avoid crashing out of the euro
Greece crisis: Referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its lack of genuine legitimacy
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