East Timor – Wages of Lotto – Northern Ireland – Hurricane Dennis – Goethe’s Birthday
EAST TIMOR: Tons of humanitarian supplies have arrived in East Timor as fears rise that violence will continue during the referendum tomorrow. The supplies are enough to feed 10,000 people for two months and a standard say Red Cross.
WAGES OF LOTTO: The State Services Commissioner will be questioned tomorrow after he raised questions about David Bale’s $410,000 salary. Apparently it is now too late to change the salary as Mr Bale’s contract has been signed.
NORTHERN IRELAND: A group of young catholic men are in hiding after being threatened by the IRA through the local priest. A teenager says he was given no explanation as to why.
HURRICANE DENNIS: A strengthened hurricane Dennis is battering the northern Bahamas and may also lash the Eastern seaboard of the US.
GOETHE’S BIRTHDAY: Germany has marked the 200th anniversary of its most famous poet’s birthday Goethe.