Archive of 13 May 2005

Breakfast with Marr

Andrew Marr is stepping down as the BBC's political editor after five years, to present the replacement for <i>Breakfast with Frost</i>.

  • The Lancet wants to see higher tobacco taxes

    Call to raise cigarette taxes

    A leading medical journal is today calling for aggressive rises in tobacco taxation to prevent a global lung cancer epidemic.


    Adams condemns McCartney threats

    Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has condemned "unequivocally" any threats made against the family of murdered Belfast man Robert McCartney.


    Hewitt commits to private operations

    Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt today said the Government would not turn back from its strategy of using the private sector to deliver NHS operations as it tries to transform the health service.


    Britain pressures Iran on nuclear obligations

    The British government has warned Iran it may be taken to the United Nations security council over breaches to the nuclear non-proliferation treaty.

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