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March 5, 2001

Research stalled by foot and mouth
Agricultural research could be set back by six months or more by the foot and mouth crisis, a university farm director has warned. Research is at a standstill and trial programmes have been cancelled as universities take steps to restrict access to farms, said Martin Seabrook, farm director at Nottingham University.

Man charged with killing Durham student
A man appeared before magistrates today charged with the murder of University College Durham student Patrick Brown, who was found lying on a pavement at the foot of a 15m embankment on Saturday. A 24-year-old Durham man has been charged with murder.

Teesside professor among Selby crash victims
Teesside University professor Steve Baldwin was confirmed today as one of the people who died in the Selby train crash last week. Professor Baldwin lived in York.


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