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Much of Lido 'to be demolished'

Mon, 01/18/2010 - 14:08
Much of the fire-hit Afan Lido leisure centre is structurally unsound and will need to be demolished, the council says.

Appeal over asbestos law ruling

Thu, 01/14/2010 - 17:16
Insurers appeal against a decision to allow legislation giving victims of an asbestos-related illness the right to claim damages.

Code aims to advise over asbestos

Thu, 01/14/2010 - 16:45
Guernsey's Health and Safety Executive asks for help from the building industry to ensure asbestos is properly dealt with.

Plans approved for asbestos site

Tue, 01/12/2010 - 11:42
Plans to build 123 new homes on the site of a former asbestos cement works are approved by a Cheshire council.

Decision due over asbestos site

Mon, 01/11/2010 - 15:10
Campaigners in Cheshire urge councillors to turn down plans to build 123 new homes over fears of disturbing dormant asbestos.

Asbestos law challenge rejected

Fri, 01/08/2010 - 17:53
A judge rejects a bid to invalidate a Holyrood law giving victims of an asbestos-related illness the right to claim damages.

Asbestos warning follows thefts

Fri, 01/08/2010 - 17:39
Police in Hull warn thieves who have raided a derelict office building that they are at risk from asbestos.

Praise for 'toxic' ship scrapping

Mon, 01/04/2010 - 12:09
A European environmental group praises the dismantling of a "toxic" former French aircraft carrier on Teesside.

Asbestos found at lido fire site

Wed, 12/23/2009 - 09:19
Asbestos was exposed by the blaze which badly damaged the Afan Lido leisure complex, officials reveal.

Cyprus seeks help over body theft

Wed, 12/16/2009 - 23:04
Greek Cypriot police calli on Interpol to help solve the mysterious theft of the corpse of ex-leader Tassos Papadopoulos.

Asbestos alert over copper thefts

Wed, 12/16/2009 - 10:32
Thieves are told they may have exposed themselves to asbestos after stealing copper piping from a skip in Nottinghamshire.

Asbestos found in Castel Hospital

Tue, 12/15/2009 - 10:41
Tests have proven there is asbestos in the roof of part of Guernsey's Castel Hospital.

Outrage in Cyprus at tomb raiders

Fri, 12/11/2009 - 20:33
Politicians in the Republic of Cyprus voice outrage after tomb raiders steal the corpse of ex-leader Tassos Papadopoulos.

Fear over asbestos compensation

Fri, 12/11/2009 - 13:03
It is claimed that dozens of people in Oxfordshire affected by an asbestos- related disease may miss out on compensation.

Mass Italy asbestos trial opens

Thu, 12/10/2009 - 16:39
The trial of two building firm executives accused of negligence in some 2,200 asbestos-related deaths opens in Italy.

Saturday football as it happened

Sat, 12/05/2009 - 20:52
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.

Asbestos is released in barn fire

Wed, 12/02/2009 - 11:10
The Environment Agency is investigating after a fire in a Bedfordshire barn releases asbestos.

Waste criminal's profits seized

Fri, 11/27/2009 - 16:11
A man jailed for dumping waste including asbestos is ordered by a court to pay back more than £176,000 of his profit.

No anthrax found at Tube station

Wed, 11/25/2009 - 14:27
A station gets the all clear following fears anthrax had been found during building work.

Questions over demolition contract

Tue, 11/24/2009 - 10:56
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.