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News in brief for the 4th week in OctoberSubmitted: 27 Oct 2001

Former Ursuline High student Lisa Burke, 24, has been named Britain's sexiest weathergirl, beating the likes of Denise Van Outen and Ulrika Jonnson. She works on Sky News and won 25% of votes on a poll of 1000 men.
  • An elderly lady had a display-type firework put through her letterbox. It was a 'twin blast proton bomb' and used for prefessional displays. She was on the phone when she was a man peering through her window. Moments later the ignited firework was put through the letterbox and it blasted off, smashing vases and the front hallway window was blown out. She did not sufer any serious injury.
  • The referee who invented red and yellow cards has died. Ken Aston, 86 of Barkingside who died at King Georges Hospital. He was chairman of FIFA's refereeing committee, was responsible for appointing officials for 1970 and 1974 World Cup Finals and for drawing up rules for the penalty shootout.

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