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Friday 15 January 1993
GREENPEACE was yesterday accused of needlessly frightening Shetland islanders about long-term health hazards that might be caused by the oil spillage from the tanker Braer.
Friday 08 January 1993
CARL PREAN and Matthew Syed both produced outstanding victories over Jean-Philippe Gatien, the Olympic silver medallist and English Open champion, as England scored a 4-1 victory over France last night at Grantham in the first international in this country since the glue ban.
Friday 08 January 1993
The Department of Trade and Industry is to investigate allegations of health hazards to children playing computer games, following reports that two boys in Cardiff had epileptic fits while playing them. Nintendo and Sega, the market leaders, warn players to take regular breaks, advice echoed by doctors. The DTI will speak to the companies and to organisations in the US, where the problem had also arisen.
Thursday 17 December 1992
A REPORT on the dangers of glue-sniffing and of passive inhaling of toxic substances has brought an immediate ban by the International Table Tennis Federation on harmful adhesives used by competitors on their bats, writes James Leigh.
Thursday 17 September 1992
Residents of Gravesend in Kent were told to stay indoors yesterday afternoon when a lorry shed a load of 1,000 litres of potassium cyanide, a 'highly toxic' chemical, outside the town's police station. The spillage happened as the lorry swerved to avoid another
Wednesday 08 July 1992
THE GOVERNMENT could be sued over the condition in which it has left Alexander Fleming House, the former headquarters of the Department of Health and Social Security, at Elephant and Castle, south London.
Monday 06 July 1992
Sir: After reading the letter (2 July) from Tabby Patterson, I feel compelled to write and offer my opinion as a recovering anorexic.
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