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Medical Group: 'Disabled babies better off dead'

Chris Gaynor

Disabled Activists are fuming at shocking comments made by Medical Practioners who claim that disabled babies 'may be better off dead.'

As part of a consultation made by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, the comments were made by the Royal College of Obstreticians and Gynacologists (RCOG) as they urged the Nuffield body to 'think more radically' about issues including the possibility of 'active euthanasia.'

Chelsea scrounge a draw from Premiership leaders

Premiership Kings Chelsea managed to scrounge a draw from leaders Manchester United today. It was a titanic tussle which ended in a 1 - 1 draw as Chelsea trail Man United by three points in the table. It began as one of the eagerly awaited games of the season to date, and Man united broke the deadlock just before half time with Louis Saha beating two defenders to strike the ball from 20 yards. Chelsea woke up after half time and started to reveal their pace with a string of attempts. They managed to equalise through a set play corner which found the head of Ricardo Carvalho.

X Factor judges still scathing

It was Live and Let Die tonight for the wannabe superstars on the X Factor. In a shocking final showdown show favourite Ben was in the bottom two, but was saved by judge Simon Cowell who had the final casting vote. Band 'Eton Road' have crashed out after a colourful few weeks in the show. But Louis Walsh has publically backed the band pledging to get them a recording deal after the show ends. Four now remain in the competition, after Eton Roads sad depature as Sharon was in tears for the exit.

Cameron: 'Security must not become a political football'

Fiesty Tory leader David Cameron has urged Prime Minister Tony Blair's successor not to play party politics with Britain's national security on Wednesday. The opposition leader made his comments in London to the Institute for Strategic Studies, as he outlined Tory plans for a border police security force and a new 'security minister' to focus solely on terrorism. But Blair's successor, not yet known, was already being challenged by Cameron as he willed the next man in charge not to 'allow the security of this country to become a political football.'

Assets from Surrey Pimp seized

A Surrey pimp has had hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of assets seized this morning after Police investigations found him profiting from illegal activities. Davy Tang was stripped of more than  £600,000 at Guildford Crown Court when investigators found he was profiting from soliciting prositutes from his London based 'Scandal Babes' escort agency business.

Bremen claim scalp over Chelsea

Werder Bremen have claimed an important scalp in the Champions league over Premiership Kings Chelsea. In a match similar to United's defeat last night Bremen turned the screws by securing a 1 - 0 win over the Premiership Champions. A single goal from Per Mertersacker's head secured them a powerful lead going into half time. But the decision from the referee which led to the goal from a freekick was dubious. Chelsea battled hard in the second half but were outwitted by Bremen over the ninety minutes.

Veteran leader aims nuclear fire

After Feisty Tory leader David Cameron's performance in the Queens Speech last week, Mr Punch appeared somewhat punch drunk in PrimeMinister's Question Time today. Mr Punch, who has been hammering Blair in PMQ's appeared to sober up today and offered a rest bite to Tony Blair as the Tory leaderwent on the current situation in Afghanistan and how the UN would contribute to peace keeping in the region. He offered Blair solidarity and praised the work done by British troops.

Virgin Boss v Media Mogul

Let battle commence in the wars of the tycoons! A multi million pound business man has slammed a billionaire media mogul for manopolising the media. Sir Richard Branson, who owns the billion dollar Virgin label has launched a scathing attack on Rupert and James Murdoch,(Father and Son) who own top selling newspapers such as The Sun, The Times and BSKYB. Branson claims that the Murdoch empire is making a dent on democracy and he urges the government to 'stand up' to him.

Celtic produce surprise win over United

Scottish giants Celtic turned the screws on premiership leaders Manchester United tonight. The game ended in a 1 - 0 win for Celtic as United dominated the first half but failed to capitalise on missed chances. In the second half, Celtic managed to increase the pace of the game and a fabulous freekick from Japanese Shunsuke Nakamura created a roar of intense emotion from the Scottish fans. Manchester United were awarded a penalty in the dying minutes which was squandered by Louis Saha. Celtic's win means that they qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League.

Legendary Hollywood Director has died

A revolutionary Hollywood Director has died his production company disclosed today. Robert Altman, 81, revealed in March that he had had a heart transplant, but the cause of his death on Monday has not been revealed. The maverick director directed several avant garde movies including War movies such as 'Mash' and the Western 'McCabe' which contributed to the 1970's being described as the 'second golden age of Hollywood.' He was nominated for best director several times including the British based 'Gosford Park, ' but never won.