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Annan lines up against US-inspired human cloning ban

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan endorsed therapeutic cloning on Thursday, adding his weight to the UN member countries opposing the US-led campaign to ban all human cloning.
Robin Lettice, 23 Oct 2004

Met deploys mobile gun scanner in London raid

The Metropolitan Police deployed a weapons scanner in the London Borough of Lewisham last night, as the culmination of a week-long series of anti gun crime operations in the Borough. Friday's swoop also identified a radical new use for the Millenium Dome, although the scanner itself seems not to have detected any guns.
John Lettice, 23 Oct 2004

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