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.
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Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Ed Miliband's 'north London set' must be demolished to save Labour, say critics
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