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.
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- 2 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 3 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 4 Witch doctor arrested after forcing newborn baby to walk in Indian village
- 5 Arsenal fan asks the Queen for tickets to the FA Cup final - gets a reply from Buckingham Palace
Ireland's same-sex marriage vote: Dublin in party mood ahead of historic poll result
Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
Toddler throws a tantrum at the White House – in front of Barack Obama
Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
Witch doctor arrested after forcing newborn baby to walk in Indian village
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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