News headlines for October 12, 2011

Former minister under fire over 'illegal' scrapping of asbestos ship

The Dutch government is facing accusations that it conspired to hide illegal levels of asbestos on board a ship that was sent to Turkey to be scrapped.

Bag snatch victim sets online trap for thief

A woman whose handbag was stolen had the last laugh after the thief tried to sell it on the internet.

Dutch scientist links orgasm failure to inability to ‘switch off’

Women find it more difficult to climax during sex because they lack men’s ability to switch off an area of the brain, according to a Dutch scientist.

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