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Energy and business minister Michael Fallon has given the strongest indication yet that the Government will block elected officials who vetoed a £12bn nuclear-waste dump from being able to do so again.

Racing: Reid's career on the rise with Maktoum role

THE REHABILITATION of John Reid will be completed this week when the jockey signs a contract to ride for Maktoum Al Maktoum, the oldest member of the most powerful family in racing.

Racing: Reid to take Fallon's place on Leger hope

JOHN REID will replace the suspended Kieren Fallon on Iscan in the St Leger a week on Saturday. Fallon, successful in three of the four Classics run so far this season and due to partner the Michael Stoute- trained colt, was ruled out of the final three days of the Doncaster meeting after receiving a five-day ban for careless riding at Ripon on Tuesday.

Racing: Fallon banned for Leger day

KIEREN FALLON will miss the ride on Iscan in the St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday week after receiving a five-day suspension for careless riding at Ripon yesterday. The ban, which rules the champion jockey out of the final three days (9 to 11 September) of the Leger fixture, as well as 13 and 14 September, was for Fallon's riding of Yeast, winner of the claimer.

Racing: Dettori to miss start of St Leger meeting

FRANKIE DETTORI will miss the first day of the St Leger meeting after being given a three-day ban by the Newmarket stewards yesterday.

Racing: Johnston unhappy with Holland

A GLASS of wine with lunch last Sunday could prove to be almost as expensive as a bottle of Chateau Lafite for Darryll Holland, writes Greg Wood.

Racing: Hogan's dawn run to Ayr

A TIPPERARY trainer makes a dawn raid with his first-ever runners in Britain today. Tom Hogan's two horses will be rubbing the sleep from their eyes when arriving at Ayr this morning after catching the overnight Belfast-Stranraer ferry, writes Chris Corrigan.

Racing: Punters guide

Simon Holt of Channel 4 Racing analyses today's International Handicap

Racing: Fallon in dark over sacking

KIEREN FALLON has broken his silence over his sacking last week as stable jockey to the powerful Henry Cecil yard. The split followed allegations the trainer's second wife, Natalie, had had a relationship with a "top jockey".

Racing: Fallon in dark over dismissal

KIEREN FALLON has broken his silence over his sacking last week as stable jockey to the powerful Henry Cecil yard. The split followed allegations that the trainer's second wife, Natalie, had had a relationship with a "top jockey".

Racing: Fallon's freelance first

KIEREN FALLON partnered his first winner since being sacked by Henry Cecil when the Ian Balding-trained Ogilia scored at Bath yesterday.

Racing: Final failure for Fallon and Cecil

IT WAS a sorry end to a sorry tale. Endorsement, the last runner to represent the partnership of Henry Cecil and Kieren Fallon, dribbled home sixth in the Prix de Pomone at Deauville yesterday. The fireworks around the trainer and jockey were limited instead to the ongoing lurid details of their private lives alleged once again yesterday in a Sunday tabloid.

Racing: Double Oscar to take stage in final scene

Glorious Goodwood: Nicholls' sprinter could have the last laugh in the Stewards' Cup on the meeting's closing day

Racing: Fallon denies link with Stoute stable job

KIEREN FALLON yesterday rebuffed suggestions he has been approached to ride for Sir Michael Stoute, whose own jockey, Gary Stevens, is negotiating a return to his native America after just two months in the Freemason Lodge job.

Racing: Fallon's Selfish skills so striking

YOU DID not need second sight to know what the crowd at Goodwood yesterday had been digesting with breakfast. Whether they preferred tabloids or broadsheets, cornflakes or bacon, a rummage through the lives of Kieren Fallon and Henry Cecil had been the first item on the menu. You knew, because you had done it yourself.
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