SIRC Media Watch Archive
Panics and Scares – April 2004

Blasts of Wagner can drive you off the road For many motorists, they are the toe-tapping tunes that make interminable traffic jams and long, lonely journeys bearable. But drivers who enjoy the disco beats of Barry White, an air-punching Meatloaf anthem or some vigorous Wagner pose a serious threat to road safety, according to the latest research. Times

Climate change 'to end summer rain'. We may never see summer rain again if global warming takes hold, new research claims. Evening Standard.