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Updated: 5 years 32 weeks ago
Much of the fire-hit Afan Lido leisure centre is structurally unsound and will need to be demolished, the council says.
Insurers appeal against a decision to allow legislation giving victims of an asbestos-related illness the right to claim damages.
Guernsey's Health and Safety Executive asks for help from the building industry to ensure asbestos is properly dealt with.
Plans to build 123 new homes on the site of a former asbestos cement works are approved by a Cheshire council.
Campaigners in Cheshire urge councillors to turn down plans to build 123 new homes over fears of disturbing dormant asbestos.
A judge rejects a bid to invalidate a Holyrood law giving victims of an asbestos-related illness the right to claim damages.
Police in Hull warn thieves who have raided a derelict office building that they are at risk from asbestos.
A European environmental group praises the dismantling of a "toxic" former French aircraft carrier on Teesside.
Asbestos was exposed by the blaze which badly damaged the Afan Lido leisure complex, officials reveal.
Greek Cypriot police calli on Interpol to help solve the mysterious theft of the corpse of ex-leader Tassos Papadopoulos.
Thieves are told they may have exposed themselves to asbestos after stealing copper piping from a skip in Nottinghamshire.
Tests have proven there is asbestos in the roof of part of Guernsey's Castel Hospital.
Politicians in the Republic of Cyprus voice outrage after tomb raiders steal the corpse of ex-leader Tassos Papadopoulos.
It is claimed that dozens of people in Oxfordshire affected by an asbestos- related disease may miss out on compensation.
The trial of two building firm executives accused of negligence in some 2,200 asbestos-related deaths opens in Italy.
Chelsea's lead at the top is cut to two points after they lose 2-1 at Man City and Man Utd thrash West Ham, while Liverpool are held at Blackburn.
The Environment Agency is investigating after a fire in a Bedfordshire barn releases asbestos.
A man jailed for dumping waste including asbestos is ordered by a court to pay back more than £176,000 of his profit.
A station gets the all clear following fears anthrax had been found during building work.
Concerns are raised over why a firm was awarded a contract to knock down a former workhouse which was more than three times the price quoted by an award-winning company.