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Michaela Strachan (right) or Kate Humble? Thats unfair. Its a dead heat. They are both lovely ladies who have nurtured me through my career. City or suburbia? The city gives you art, music and vibrancy; much better than watching obsessive men wash their cars over privet hedges. Morning or evening? I start communicating with other human beings from 2.30pm. The Simpsons or South Park? South Park is more edgy but you cant knock the yellow men -- they taught the US irony and sarcasm. tessa dUnlop bypass large-scale human trials. Britain and also Greece, France and Sweden will start using the jab as soon as it is cleared. Public panic over the outbreak continues to grow. Web searches for the antiviral drug Tamiflu increased more than fiftyfold in the last seven days, says Google. PLANS to fast-track the swine flu vaccine in Britain came under fire from World Health Organisation bosses today. The Department of Health plans to make the vaccine available at least two months earlier than in the US. The first batch is due to be deliv- ered next month, with 132 million doses ordered in total. However, Dr Keiji Fukuda, the WHOs flu chief, today warned there were certain areas where you simply do not try to make any economies. He also said: One thing which cannot be compro- mised is the safety of vaccines. The Department of Health said it was extremely irresponsible to suggest the UK would use an unsafe vaccine. The EUs European Medicines Agency is accelerating the approval process by letting companies DesiGN alterations may have turned the south London tower block where six people died in a fire into a deathtrap, according to an expert. Arnold Tarling, a surveyor who examined a similar block to Lakanal House in camberwell days after the blaze, reportedly said alterations to the original design could have removed the fire protection between the flats. Victims of the 3 July blaze included a newborn baby and her mother. southwark council could face manslaughter charges. TWO women died when the car they were travelling in crashed into a house in Stratford, east London. The BMW saloon ploughed into the building at about 7am on Saturday. The women, in their early twenties, died at the scene. The driver, also in his twenties, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Crash scene: BMW saloon smashed into house in Stratford Fear: tourists in central London wear masks to protect against swine flu by bo wilson index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html