Today's papers: Fragrant fuel, Archery and a mother-in-law
Sunday 26 June 1994
The Observer says hospital doctors let a man with a treatable illness die because he had a history of mental illness. The case has brought calls for a public inquiry into involuntary euthanasia in the health service.
Lord Archer is threatening to stop campaigning for the Tory Party if the Prime Minister refuses him a top job in the Cabinet reshuffle, according to the Sunday Telegraph. He has told Tory whips that only the party chairmanship, or another post of Cabinet rank, will deter him from scaling down his political activity to spend more time with his books and his family.
The Sunday Express reports that French drivers are filling up with perfumed petrol in a craze which is allegedly coming to Britain. Fruit and vanilla- scented fuel is proving popular with motorists since it went on sale this month.
A British doctor is at the centre of one of Africa's most sensational trials, according to the Sunday Times. He has been accused of killing five black patients, three of them children, while conducting experiments during operations. The case, involving Dr Richard McGown, a consultant from Scotland, has inflamed racial tension in Zimbabwe, says the paper.
Tennis ace Lori McNeil was punched and beaten in an attack by former boxing champion Mike Tyson, reports the Sunday Mirror. The Wimbledon star, who defeated ladies' champion Steffi Graf last week, intervened when Tyson threatened to kill his wife Robin Givens, who is a lifelong friend of McNeil.
The Princess of Wales is planning her revenge on Prince Charles by launching a TV war on him, according to the People.
- 1 Man on naked bike ride gets ejected after becoming aroused
- 2 Fifa corruption: Europe plots to stage an 'alternative World Cup' in place of Russia 2018
- 3 How much sex should I be having?
- 4 Jaden Smith wears gender fluid dress to high school prom with Hunger Games actress
- 5 Betting company 'refuse to pay' after student wins £1,000 from 50p bet on Roger Federer
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, reveals new look on Annie Leibovitz shot Vanity Fair cover
Russian military jets and US destroyer clash in Black Sea 'posing danger to stability'
Ed Miliband returns to the backbenches but it's all a bit awkward as he tries to avoid eye-contact with fellow Labour MPs
Photographer who performed naked shoot in China's Forbidden City sparks outrage
Man on naked bike ride gets ejected after becoming aroused
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Why this year's general election was the most unfair in Britain's history
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