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STREET YOBS LOOK ZITTY IN PINK

BRIGHT pink lights which show up acne are the latest weapon in the war on yobs.

They have been successful in moving on youngsters from trouble spots.

Dave Hey, of the Safer Neighbourhood Partnership in Scunthorpe, said: "The pink is not seen as macho among young men and apparently it highlights acne and blemishes in the skin."

North Lincolnshire council said: "This sounds barmy. But do young people really want to hang around in an area with a pink glow that makes any spots they have on their face stand out?"

Humberside Police added: "It's worth considering."

IT HAS JUST GOT A HOLE LOT SMALLER

SCIENTISTS have drilled the world's smallest hole. A team at Cardiff University used electro-discharge machining to make the hole 22 microns (0.022mm) wide. A spokesman said: "This is a substantial breakthrough."

TITANIC TWINNING

THE town of Halifax in Canada, where 150 victims of the Titanic tragedy are buried, is twinning with Southampton, where boat set sail from.
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Nov 16, 2006
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