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THE Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) published simple stress-busting tips yesterday as part of National Stress Awareness Day.
PEACE campaigners launched a major new drive against Britain's weapons of mass destruction yesterday as Labour MPs turned up the heat on pro-nuke Defence Secretary John Reid.
PRIME Minister Tony Blair and his loyal lieutenant David Blunkett took to their bunkers yesterday as their new Labour project for the 21st century was besieged by a torrent of sleaze.
CIVIL rights campaigners condemned Scotland Yard Assistant Commissioner Andy Hayman yesterday after he defended plans to allow police to detain terror suspects for 90 days without trial.
RAIL unions condemned privateers over the latest Tube safety scandal yesterday after revelations that privateers' "shoddy" maintenance work had led to the door of a moving train remaining open during rush hour.
GREEN campaigners criticised Environment Secretary Margaret Beckett yesterday after she poured cold water on any hope of real progress at a London G8 meeting.
ANTI-WAR campaigners insisted that the illegality of the war on Iraq was "utterly undeniable" at London's Royal Courts of Justice yesterday.
PAULINE Prescott claimed yesterday that she "feared for her life" when Greepeace protesters erected solar panels on her roof in April.
AVIATION union T&G accused airport bosses of breaching industry agreements yesterday after the British Airports Authority's shock announcement of 700 job cuts at a time of increasing profits.
INDUSTRY union Amicus urged the government yesterday to reconsider "swingeing" pension attacks planned for local authority workers or face massive strike action.