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Protest meetings – and even a protest picnic - held at the site as petition with 5,000 signatures urges council to reconsider

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The Reckoning

Robert Fisk was Nato's sternest critic during the war in Kosovo. This month he went back to the killing fields. In a major new series of reports, he searches for the truth behind the propaganda and counts the conflict's real human cost

Film: Also showing - A funny, bloody little movie

Ravenous (18) Antonia Bird; 100 mins The Italian Job (PG) Peter Collinson; 103 mins Stop Making Sense (PG) Jonathan Demme; 88mins A Kind of Hush (15) Brian Stirner; 96 mins Skin Flick (no cert) Bruce LaBruce; 70 mins Varsity Blues (15) Brian Robbins; 105 mins Mouchette (no cert) Robert Bresson; 90 mins

American Times: Washington DC: Welcome wagon of rules that awaits the Clintons

NOW THE First Family's housing problem has been solved, it may be appropriate to explore some of the delights that await Bill, Hillary, Chelsea, Socks, Buddy - and anyone else for that matter - in the upper reaches of home-ownership, American style. For the Clintons, who have not owned a home since 1982, the demands of their new neighbourhood may be a shock.

The Irritations of Modern Life: 57. Serious Campers

YOU MAY be happy making do with a two-man tent that's been sitting in the loft since you saw Hendrix at the Isle of Wight Festival, and a borrowed blow-up mattress... oops! Forgot the foot pump!

Golf: Davies back in groove with Swedish success

LAURA DAVIES maintained her record of winning at least one European title every year since turning professional in 1985 when she strolled to victory in the Chrysler Open at Halmstad in Sweden yesterday.

Golf: Waldorf wins the Buick in play-off

DUFFY WALDORF birdied the 17th and 18th holes to force a play- off in the PGA Buick Classic, then rolled in an 18-foot birdie putt to beat Dennis Paulson and capture the title here on Sunday.

Muggers' pounds 100,000 gems raid

THE WIFE of Sir Frank Williams, the motor-racing team owner, has become the latest super-rich person to be attacked by muggers. Thieves stole pounds 100,000 in jewellery and a car.

Modest Wagon Wheel magnate gives pounds 20m to British Museum

THE MAN who invented the Wagon Wheel biscuit has donated pounds 20m to the British Museum, the largest sum of money it has received from a private benefactor.

Golf: Elkington in hospital

STEVE ELKINGTON, in contention for a victory in the Houston Open yesterday, had to withdraw from the tournament and was taken to hospital after suffering from severe migraines.

Letter: Bleating truckers

Sir: Let's not be taken in by the bleatings of the road haulage lobby ("Talks offer to avert London lorry protest", 22 March). The lorry industry has had its own way for far too long, ruthlessly undercutting the railways and by the early 1990s almost destroying the rail freight network.

Longbridge fate could be decided this week

THE FATE of Rover's Longbridge plant could be decided this week when the supervisory board of BMW meets on Thursday to consider the British Government's aid package, writes Nigel Cope.
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