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GM crops

ABOUT 300 hectares of land were cultivated as trial sites of genetically modified crops in 1998 and the figure for this year is expected to be about the same, the Environment minister Michael Meacher disclosed.

Minicab safety

THE GOVERNMENT is working with minicab operators to draw up regulations ensuring greater safety for customers, the Transport minister Glenda Jackson announced.

Ulster victims

INFORMATION ON the location of the missing bodies of victims of Ulster terrorists could be available "within days" under provisions of the new Northern Ireland (Location of Victims' Remains) Act, the Northern Ireland minister Paul Murphy said.