What the papers say – Farmers protest

16 February 1998

  • What the papers say – Farmers protest

    FARMERS demonstrated outside London Weekend Television when Dr Jack
    Cunningham, the agriculture minister, was being interviewed by
    Jonathan Dimbleby on BSE.

    They were protesting about beef prices. About 70 farmers carried a
    coffin draped in a Welsh flag with a notice attached: “Jack In The

    Meanwhile, the Government-backed Medical Research Council has given
    Birmingham University scientists £361,000 to develop medication
    that will slow the effects of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and improve
    the quality of life for

    • Financial Times 16/02/98 page 8
    • The Times 16/02/98 page 12

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