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Friday, June 19, 1998 Published at 10:18 GMT 11:18 UK


Special Report





Millennium Bug could cripple governments and health services

Business leaders and academics fear western governments are under-prepared for the Millennium Bug. One campaigner says it is "the same magnitude as a war."





Millennium bug to hit more than computers

The millennium bug is not technically a bug but a limitation of early computers programmes. Not just computers will be affected.





Y2K: who will save developing world?

While Tony Blair pushed Britain's strategy to combat the Millennium Bug, the World Bank held a contest to help developing countries beat the Year 2000 deadline.



IT army to prevent 'digital doomsday'
The Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has announced that 20,000 people are to be recruited to help deal with the so-called Millennium Bug.




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1998 Contents
- Balloon race
- Valentine
- Harley Davidson
- Welfare Reform
- Diana
- Chinese New Year
- Water Week
- Health
- Clinton Scandal
- Woodward
- Bloody Sunday
- Eurasia 98
- Asian economic crises
- Car Crash
- 1970s
- EU Enlargement
- Drugs in sport
- Encryption
- Australian Republic
- Food Agency
- London Referendum
- Karla Faye Tucker
- Hooligans
- Viagra
- Northern Ireland
- India Elections
- Sri Lanka
- liberal democrats
- Gulf War Syndrome
- WEF Davos
- 04/98
- Pope in Cuba
- Elgar
- Super Bowl XXXII
- PNG
- Millennium Dome
- US abortion rights
- Bon Appetit
- Kosovo
- Five Nations




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