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Articles from August 21, 2007

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160mph Hurricane Dean Hits Mexico
MEXICO was today bearing the full force of Hurricane Dean, the tropical storm that has already devastated parts of the Caribbean.Thousands of British tourists fled the country's beaches as Dean strengthened overnight to a "potentially catastrophic" category...
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160mph Hurricane Dean Hits Mexico; on the Run: School Buses in Texas Move South out of Dean's Path Getting Away: Tourists Wait for Flights out of Cancun, While, below, Residents in Belize Prepare for Dean, Left
Byline: ED HARRIS MEXICO was today bearing the full force of Hurricane Dean, the tropicalstorm that has already devastated parts of the Caribbean. Thousands of British tourists fled the country's beaches as Dean strengthenedovernight to a "potentially...
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700,000 East European Migrants in Three Years
Byline: MARTIN BENTHAM MORE than 700,000 East Europeans have come to Britain to work since theexpansion of the European Union in 2004. New figures from the Home Office today show more than half the total migrantsare from Poland, while 25,000...
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AE Closures Put Lives at Risk, Ministers Told
MINISTERS today came under pressure to rethink plans to close or downgrade accident and emergency units in London as new research showed the changes could put lives at risk.A study has found that seriously ill patients were more likely to die the further...
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A&E Closures Put Lives at Risk, Ministers Told; Sick List: Five A&E Departments in London Are Said to Be under Threat
Byline: JASON BEATTIE MINISTERS today came under pressure to rethink plans to close ordowngrade accident and emergency units in London as new research showed thechanges could put lives at risk. A study has found that seriously ill patients were...
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A Father-and-Son Relationship to Touch a Chord in Everyone ; EDINBURGH FILM
Extraordinary Rendition Filmhouse ...And When Did You Last See Your Father? Dominion .WITH little to link them other than their nationality, Jim Threapleton's Extraordinary Rendition and Anand Tucker's And When Did You Last See Your Father? stood out...
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A Father-and-Son Relationship to Touch a Chord in Everyone; Emotional Intensity: Matthew Beard and Jim Broadbent in Anand Tucker's Film of Blake Morrison's Memoir
Byline: Nick Roddick Extraordinary Rendition Filmhouse ... And When Did You Last See Your Father? Dominion . WITH little to link them other than their nationality, Jim Threapleton'sExtraordinary Rendition and Anand Tucker's And When Did...
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A-Level Boy Killed in Car Crash Gives Chance of Life to Six People
A TEENAGER killed in a car crash on the way to collect his exam results has given six people the chance of a new life.Glen Edwards, 18, from Uxbridge, died after the Vauxhall Corsa he was travelling in was involved in a four-car accident.He was airlifted...
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A-Level Boy Killed in Car Crash Gives Chance of Life to Six People; Exam Hopes: Glen Edwards
Byline: ALEX STEPHENS A TEENAGER killed in a car crash on the way to collect his exam resultshas given six people the chance of a new life. Glen Edwards, 18, from Uxbridge, died after the Vauxhall Corsa he wastravelling in was involved in a four-car...
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An Unfair Casualty of the BBC's Script Police
THE splendidly Orwellian Department of Editorial Guidelines at the BBChas rejected a storyline for the hospital soap Casualty on the grounds that itmight be seen to be stereotyping British Muslims as Islamist extremists. Thestoryline was to show the...
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An Unfair Casualty of the BBC's Script Police
Byline: WILL SELF THE splendidly Orwellian Department of Editorial Guidelines at the BBChas rejected a storyline for the hospital soap Casualty on the grounds that itmight be seen to be stereotyping British Muslims as Islamist extremists. Thestoryline...
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An Unfair Casualty of the BBC's Script Police
THE splendidly Orwellian Department of Editorial Guidelines at the BBC has rejected a storyline for the hospital soap Casualty on the grounds that it might be seen to be stereotyping British Muslims as Islamist extremists. The storyline was to show the...
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An Unfair Casualty of the BBC's Script Police
THE splendidly Orwellian Department of Editorial Guidelines at the BBC has rejected a storyline for the hospital soap Casualty on the grounds that it might be seen to be stereotyping British Muslims as Islamist extremists. The storyline was to show the...
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Bluebeard's Terror Is Captured in Concert
Byline: Nick Kimberley Philharmonia Orchestra/Dohnanyi Albert Hall . AT ITS best, opera in theatre achieves a wild delirium that concertperformances tend to domesticate. But if one opera can survive in concert, it'sBartok's Duke Bluebeard's Castle....
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Bluebeard's Terror Is Captured in Concert ; PROMS 2007
Philharmonia Orchestra/Dohnnyi Albert Hall .AT ITS best, opera in theatre achieves a wild delirium that concert performances tend to domesticate. But if one opera can survive in concert, it's Bartk's Duke Bluebeard's Castle. Not much happens: a husband...
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Boris Dubbed 'Tebbit in a Clown's Uniform'
TORIES declared that Labour is "seriously rattled" by Boris Johnson today after the Tory MP came under fresh attack for being a "Norman Tebbit in a clown's uniform".Left-of-centre pressure group Compass, which pushed to get Tony Blair replaced by Gordon...
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Boy Killed in Crash Gives Six Others Chance of Life
A TEENAGER killed in a car crash on the way to collect his exam results has given six people the chance of a new life.Glen Edwards, 18, from Uxbridge, died after the Vauxhall Corsa he was travelling in was involved in a four-car accident.He was airlifted...
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Briatore to Clear Final Hurdle for QPR Deal; Going Places: Michael Mancienne Shines for the England Under-19s
RENAULT chief Flavio Briatore will complete his takeover of Queens ParkRangers within the next 24 hours. And Michael Mancienne, who is on a season's loan at QPR from Chelsea, believesthe arrival of new funds could ensure Rangers get back in the...
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Briatore to Clear Final Hurdle for QPR Deal ; the Italian's Takeover of Rangers Is Poised to Be Completed with One Player Predicting a Bright Future
RENAULT chief Flavio Briatore will complete his takeover of Queens Park Rangers within the next 24 hours.And Michael Mancienne, who is on a season's loan at QPR from Chelsea, believes the arrival of new funds could ensure Rangers get back in the Premier...
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Briatore to Clear Final Hurdle for QPR Deal ; the Italian's Takeover of Rangers Is Poised to Be Completed with One Player Predicting a Bright Future. by Wayne Veysey and Simon Johnson
RENAULT chief Flavio Briatore will complete his takeover of Queens Park Rangers within the next 24 hours.And Michael Mancienne, who is on a season's loan at QPR from Chelsea, believes the arrival of new funds could ensure Rangers get back in the Premier...
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Bright Alternatives to Life in the Big Smoke
AS ANY student knows, the place you choose to study is as important as your choice of course. Are you drawn to a campus-style university or would you prefer a university which dominates the town around it? Do you want a cheap and accessible nightlife...
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Bright Alternatives to Life in the Big Smoke; A Glowing Future: The University of Hertfordshire Has Impressive State-of-the-Art Architecture
AS ANY student knows, the place you choose to study is as important asyour choice of course. Are you drawn to a campus-style university or would youprefer a university which dominates the town around it? Do you want a cheap andaccessible nightlife...
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Cameron Rejects New Paternity Leave Policy
Byline: JASON BEATTIE DAVID CAMERON today distanced himself from a policy group whichrecommended paid leave for all parents and an extra three bank holidays a year. The radical proposals were drawn up by the "general wellbeing policy group"appointed...
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Cameron Rejects New Paternity Leave Policy
DAVID CAMERON today distanced himself from a policy group which recommended paid leave for all parents and an extra three bank holidays a year.The radical proposals were drawn up by the "general wellbeing policy group" appointed by Mr Cameron to come...
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Candy Bros Scupper US Embassy Plan
THE STRUGGLE to find poor old Uncle Sam a new home in the capital continues.Earlier in the year I reported that the US embassy had decided to move out of its Grosvenor Square headquarters, following years of wrangling with Westminster council and local...
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Candy Bros Scupper US Embassy Plan; Barracks Deal Off: Nicholas Candy and US Ambassador Robert Tuttle
THE STRUGGLE to find poor old Uncle Sam a new home in the capitalcontinues. Earlier in the year I reported that the US embassy had decided to move out ofits Grosvenor Square headquarters, following years of wrangling withWestminster council and...
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Care of Young Offenders Costs 500m a Year
THE most troubled teenage criminals cost the public more than 500 million a year, a report reveals today.The study, which will fuel concerns about the impact of youth crime, analyses the activities of 6,500 persistent young offenders aged between 15...
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Care of Young Offenders Costs [Pounds Sterling]500m a Year
Byline: MARTIN BENTHAM THE most troubled teenage criminals cost the public more than [pounds sterling]500million a year, a report reveals today. The study, which will fuel concerns about the impact of youth crime, analysesthe activities of 6,500...
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Carlyle Follows KKR in Mortgage Fund Rescue
AMERICAN private-equity house Carlyle may be forced to pump $100 million (50.4 million) into its Guernsey-based mortgage arm in the latest fallout from the strife in the credit, bond and debt markets.The move comes one day after KKR Financial, a listed...
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Charities Need More Help
HAVING worked with young people in the fields of social work and youthcrime for 15 years, I support Deputy Assistant Commissioner Alf Hitchcock'scall for a "three strikes and you're out" law against carrying a knifeonce obstacles such as sentences...
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Charities Need More Help
HAVING worked with young people in the fields of social work and youth crime for 15 years, I support Deputy Assistant Commissioner Alf Hitchcock's call for a "three strikes and you're out" law against carrying a knife once obstacles such as sentences...
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ChoicesUK Collapse Could Cost 1650 Jobs
VIDEO rental chain ChoicesUK bowed to the inevitable today, admitting it will go into administration with the potential loss of 1650 jobs.The second-biggest entertainment-rental chain after Blockbuster said that attempts to sell the business had failed,...
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City Is Braced as US Investors Play Safe
THE City was preparing for another stormy session today after a turbulent ride on Wall Street saw investors turn to the safety of US Treasury bonds.Shares in London made tentative gains in early trading with the FTSE 100 index of blue-chip stocks up...
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City Is Braced as US Investors Play Safe; Case of the Jitters : Wall Street Made Losses and Gains of 100 Points before the Dow Closed Up. Investors Shunned Money and Equities, and Rushed into Government Bonds
Byline: HUGO DUNCAN THE City was preparing for another stormy session today after aturbulent ride on Wall Street saw investors turn to the safety of US Treasurybonds. Shares in London made tentative gains in early trading with the FTSE 100 indexof...
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Claims for Lost Luggage Soar after BA Admits Backlog of 22,000 Bags
TRAVEL insurance claims for lost luggage have soared in the wake of the British Airways baggage crisis.Norwich Union said it had seen a 40 per cent rise in claims for missing baggage in the first six months of the year. The figures came a week after...
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Claims for Lost Luggage Soar after BA Admits Backlog of 22,000 Bags; Jumbo Delays: BA Has Had a Series of Problems with Its Baggage System at Heathrow
Byline: JONATHAN PRYNN TRAVEL insurance claims for lost luggage have soared in the wake of theBritish Airways baggage crisis. Norwich Union said it had seen a 40 per cent rise in claims for missing baggagein the first six months of the year....
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Clearing: Your Passport to Uni
Byline: SARAH RICHARDSON ARE you still waiting to find the course that will shape your futureafter getting your Alevel grades last week? If you are then you need to keepcalm. More than 30,000 students use the clearing system to find a place atuniversity...
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Clearing: Your Passport to Uni ; Didn't Get the Grades? Use the Clearing System to Find the Right Degree for You
ARE you still waiting to find the course that will shape your future after getting your Alevel grades last week? If you are then you need to keep calm. More than 30,000 students use the clearing system to find a place at university every year.Listings...
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Creativity Is the Key to Success; 1. Steps in the Right Direction: Nationally There Has Been a 43 per Cent Increase in Applications for Dance Courses, Boosted by TV Shows Such as Dancing on Ice 2. Potential: Jason Falconer
Byline: SARAH RICHARDSON THOSE who labour under the impression that all universities are ancientseats of learning offering similarly traditional courses in classics andmathematics are in for a shock. Once what would now be considered as straight...
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Creativity Is the Key to Success ; Don't Worry If Academic Degree Subjects Don't Interest You, There Are Plenty of Vocational Courses to Study
THOSE who labour under the impression that all universities are ancient seats of learning offering similarly traditional courses in classics and mathematics are in for a shock.Once what would now be considered as straight academic subjects such as English,...
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Crisis Cloud over Imperial's Spanish Bid
Byline: DAVID CHARLES FEARS were growing today that Imperial Tobacco's planned [pounds sterling]8.5 billiontakeover of Spanish rival Altadis could fall foul of the global credit marketscrisis. Citigroup analyst Adam Spielman said in a research...
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Crisis Cloud over Imperial's Spanish Bid
FEARS were growing today that Imperial Tobacco's planned 8.5 billion takeover of Spanish rival Altadis could fall foul of the global credit markets crisis.Citigroup analyst Adam Spielman said in a research note that this month's credit woes were likely...
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CRITIC'S CHOICE; Strings Attached: Ed Harris as the German Composer in Agneiska Holland's Copying Beethoven
Byline: DEREK MALCOLM Copying Beethoven 12A, 104 minsThe fictitious tale of a young woman (Diane Kruger) engaged as a cantankerousBeethoven's copyist towards the end of his life. Well mounted by directorAgneiska Holland and with a fine stab at Ludwig...
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Critic's Choice ; Top Ten Films
Copying Beethoven 12A, 104 mins The fictitious tale of a young woman (Diane Kruger) engaged as a cantankerous Beethoven's copyist towards the end of his life. Well mounted by director Agneiska Holland and with a fine stab at Ludwig from Ed Harris. Copious...
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Deport the Lawrence Killer
WHEN the Government incorporated the Human Rights Act into British lawit did not foresee that this would so often impede its efforts to extraditecriminals and terrorist suspects from Britain. Rarely, however, has the Actseemed so contrary to common...
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Deport the Lawrence Killer
WHEN the Government incorporated the Human Rights Act into British law it did not foresee that this would so often impede its efforts to extradite criminals and terrorist suspects from Britain. Rarely, however, has the Act seemed so contrary to common...
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Deport the Lawrence Killer
WHEN the Government incorporated the Human Rights Act into British law it did not foresee that this would so often impede its efforts to extradite criminals and terrorist suspects from Britain. Rarely, however, has the Act seemed so contrary to common...
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Doctor Hits Back at Maddy Smears
THE British doctor at the centre of a smear campaign over the disappearance of Madeleine McCann spoke out to defend himself today.Portuguese newspapers have suggested that Russell O'Brien, who was dining with Kate and Gerry McCann on the night Maddy...
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Doctor Hits Back at Maddy Smears; Smears: Friends Have Rushed to Back Russell O'Brien
Byline: ROBERTMENDICK THE British doctor at the centre of a smear campaign over thedisappearance of Madeleine McCann spoke out to defend himself today. Portuguese newspapers have suggested that Russell O'Brien, who was dining withKate and Gerry...
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Doherty Goes Free after Police Miss Court Deadline
PETE DOHERTY gave a V sign today as he walked free from court on a technicality after a police blunder.The Babyshambles frontman had been expected to be jailed as he faced charges of breaching bail conditions following his latest arrest.But the prosecution...
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Doherty Goes Free after Police Miss Court Deadline; Cuffed: Pete Doherty Is Escorted into a Van at Bethnal Green on Way to Court
Byline: JUSTIN DAVENPORT PETE DOHERTY gave a V sign today as he walked free from court on atechnicality after a police blunder. The Babyshambles frontman had been expected to be jailed as he faced charges ofbreaching bail conditions following...
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Eight-Week Baby Killed as Car Hits Pavement; Accident Scene: Other Families Pass the Scene of the Tragedy in Park Avenue, Willesden
Byline: CHRIS MILLAR A TWO-MONTH-OLD boy died when a car veered off the road and hit hispushchair. The child was being pushed by his mother when the vehicle, driven by a62-year-old man, swerved off the road and drove along a narrow pavement beforehitting...
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Every Roof Should Have One ; Green Energy Set to Be Compulsory in New Homes across Britain
GREEN energy devices such as wind turbines and solar panels are to be made compulsory on millions of new homes and offices under government plans to boost green energy.Housing minister Yvette Cooper is determined to push ahead with moves to force developers...
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Every Roof Should Have One; Winds of Change: An Artist's Impression of a Kent Housing Scheme with Wind Turbines. Developers May Soon Be Forced to Include Similar Renewable Energy Sources in All Future Projects
Byline: PAUL WAUGH GREEN energy devices such as wind turbines and solar panels are to bemade compulsory on millions of new homes and offices under government plans toboost green energy. Housing minister Yvette Cooper is determined to push ahead...
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Fabulous Kanye Cuts through the TV Fakery
REVIEW Kanye West..Westminster Central Hall EVEN prisoners get offered a glass of water. Alas, this was not a privilege extended to the initially excited but soon cramped and parched crowd who sweltered under television lights for 90 minutes without...
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Fabulous Kanye Cuts through the TV Fakery; Diamond Geezer: West Manages to Rise above Rap's Cliches despite Treating the Audience - Including the X Factor's Leona Lewis, Right - as extrasFabulous Kanye Cuts
Byline: JOHN AIZLEWOOD EVEN prisoners get offered a glass of water. Alas, this was not aprivilege extended to the initially excited but soon cramped and parched crowdwho sweltered under television lights for 90 minutes without access tosustenance...
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Fabulous Kanye Cuts through the TV Fakery; Diamond Geezer: West Manages to Rise above Rap's Cliches despite Treating the Audience Including the X Factor's Leona Lewis, Right as extrasFabulous Kanye Cuts
Byline: JOHN AIZLEWOOD REVIEW Kanye West.. Westminster Central Hall EVEN prisoners get offered a glass of water. Alas, this was not a privilegeextended to the initially excited but soon cramped and parched crowd whosweltered under television...
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Fabulous Kanye Cuts through the TV Fakery ; REVIEW
EVEN prisoners get offered a glass of water. Alas, this was not a privilege extended to the initially excited but soon cramped and parched crowd who sweltered under television lights for 90 minutes without access to sustenance as Kanye West, America's...
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Fabulous Kanye Cuts through the TV Fakery ; REVIEW Kanye West ..... Westminster Central Hall JOHN AIZLEWOOD
EVEN prisoners get offered a glass of water. Alas, this was not a privilege extended to the initially excited but soon cramped and parched crowd who sweltered under television lights for 90 minutes without access to sustenance as Kanye West, America's...
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Feelgood Factor
Byline: Esther Walker The Skin Matters Facial What is it? A complete "problem-solving facial",which is tailor-made to your skin and your skin's problems. What does it claim? Top facialist Joanne Evans, who has 18 years' experience,has seen it...
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FEELGOOD FACTOR ; Esther Walker Samples a Facial That Leaves Her Floating out of the Room
The Skin Matters Facial What is it? A complete "problem-solving facial", which is tailor-made to your skin and your skin's problems.What does it claim? Top facialist Joanne Evans, who has 18 years' experience, has seen it all. She can assess your skin...
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FEEL THE Burn; 1.not for Ninnies: British Military Fitness Classes Are Tough Going 2.heavy Metal: Kettlebells Will Burn Calories for 36 Hours 3.get the Glow: Work Up a Sweat with Roller Skating (Left) or Our Other Great Activities
Byline: Bella Blissett FOR years we've been told that our 30-minute walk to work, a stint inthe garden and even half an hour of hoovering three times a week is enoughexercise to keep us fit and healthy. But now American scientists are confirmingwhat...
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FEEL THE Burn ; as We're Told to Swap Regular Gentle Exercise for Rigorous Activities That Make You Sweat, Bella Blissett Finds 20 of the Best London Clubs and Classes to Set Your Heart Racing
FOR years we've been told that our 30-minute walk to work, a stint in the garden and even half an hour of hoovering three times a week is enough exercise to keep us fit and healthy. But now American scientists are confirming what the best personal trainers...
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FEEL THE Burn ; as We're Told to Swap Regular Gentle Exercise for Rigorous Activities That Make You Sweat, Bella Blissett Finds 20 of the Best London Clubs and Classes to Set Your Heart Racing
FOR years we've been told that our 30-minute walk to work, a stint in the garden and even half an hour of hoovering three times a week is enough exercise to keep us fit and healthy. But now American scientists are confirming what the best personal trainers...
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FEEL THE Burn; Get the Glow: Work Up a Sweat with Roller Skating (Left) or Our Other Great Activities Not for Ninnies: British Military Fitness Classes Are Tough Going
FOR years we've been told that our 30-minute walk to work, a stint inthe garden and even half an hour of hoovering three times a week is enoughexercise to keep us fit and healthy. But now American scientists are confirmingwhat the best personal trainers...
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From Fast Food to Political Intrigue ; Eric Schlosser, Exposer of the Burger Industry, Is Celebrating American Democracy in a New Play and He Thinks the Globe Is the Perfect Stage for It
WE THE PEOPLE is an intriguing project on many levels. Why has Eric Schlosser, the investigative journalist and author of Fast Food Nation, written a play about the lengthy wrangling that accompanied the drafting of the American constitution in 1776?...
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From Fast Food to Political Intrigue; Power Play: Governer Morris (Trystan Gravelle), One of the Architects of the US Constitution, and His Mistress Sarah (Rhiannon Oliver) in We the People by Eric Schlosser, Below
Byline: NICK CURTIS WE THE PEOPLE is an intriguing project on many levels. Why has EricSchlosser, the investigative journalist and author of Fast Food Nation, writtena play about the lengthy wrangling that accompanied the drafting of theAmerican...
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Gallery and Trail to Expose History of Slave Trade
Byline: ELIZABETH HOPKIRK THE capital is to get two permanent memorials to the slave trade. A gallery exploring London's role within the trade will be opened at the Museumin Docklands and the route of a heritage trail is being drawn up to link...
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Gallery and Trail to Expose History of Slave Trade
THE capital is to get two permanent memorials to the slave trade.A gallery exploring London's role within the trade will be opened at the Museum in Docklands and the route of a heritage trail is being drawn up to link key sites.Both will be launched...
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Give Me the Dignity of Labour ; 1.A Single Dad Found Occupying His Children for the Summer Left Him Hankering for His Desk Job 2.A London Life
CHILDREN are for life not just for alternate weekends." So pro- claimed the bumpersticker on a car parked outside my front door this morning.Although full of pathos, it struck me as slightly ironic. Any lone parent on the other side of the equation,...
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Give Me the Dignity of Labour; Holiday Handful: Patrick with Ella and Jamie
Byline: PATRICK TATHAM CHILDREN are for lifenot just for alternate weekends." So pro- claimed the bumpersticker on a carparked outside my front door this morning. Although full of pathos, it struck me as slightly ironic. Any lone parent onthe...
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Good Vibrations Bring Beach Boy Brian Back
BEACH BOY Brian Wilson is coming to London to perform a new work commissioned by the Southbank Centre.The 65-year-old singer said he was looking forward to returning and saw the centre as his "spiritual home away from home" because of the audience's...
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Good Vibrations Bring Beach Boy Brian Back; Smile: Brian Wilson Cherishes His UK Audience
Byline: LOUISE JURY BEACH BOY Brian Wilson is coming to London to perform a new workcommissioned by the Southbank Centre. The 65-year-old singer said he was looking forward to returning and saw thecentre as his "spiritual home away from home"...
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Hamann Warns the Germans Are Coming ; Premier League Stalwart Says We Can Expect a New Wave of His Countrymen to Ply Their Trade on These Shores
AS SOMEONE who carries around a copy of the Racing Post in his back pocket, likes a pint and is a big cricket fan, Dietmar Hamann has come to be a regarded as an Anglophile during his decade in the Premier League.Few foreign players, if any, have developed...
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Hamann Warns the Germans Are Coming ; Premier League Stalwart Says We Can Expect a New Wave of His Countrymen to Ply Their Trade on These Shores. EXCLUSIVE
AS SOMEONE who carries around a copy of the Racing Post in his back pocket, likes a pint and is a big cricket fan, Dietmar Hamann has come to be a regarded as an Anglophile during his decade in the Premier League.Few foreign players, if any, have developed...
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Hamann Warns the Germans Are Coming ; Premier League Stalwart Says We Can Expect a New Wave of His Countrymen to Ply Their Trade on These Shores. EXCLUSIVE by Wayne Veysey
AS SOMEONE who carries around a copy of the Racing Post in his back pocket, likes a pint and is a big cricket fan, Dietmar Hamann has come to be a regarded as an Anglophile during his decade in the Premier League.Few foreign players, if any, have developed...
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Hamann Warns the Germans Are Coming; Standard Bearer: Dietmar Hamann, Tackling Paul Scholes on Sunday, Has Been a Rare German Success in England - Though He Expects More to Follow
Byline: Wayne Veysey AS SOMEONE who carries around a copy of the Racing Post in his backpocket, likes a pint and is a big cricket fan, Dietmar Hamann has come to be aregarded as an Anglophile during his decade in the Premier League. Few foreign...
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Head's Widow Rages at 'Inhuman' Rights Act; Anger: Frances Lawrence, Right, Attacked the Decision Not to Deport Her Husband's Killer, Learco Chindamo, Left, on the Basis That to Do So Would Infringe His Human Rights Proud Father: Philip Lawrence with His Four Children, Unity, Maroushka, Lucien and Myfanwy. Mr Lawrence, Who Would Have Been 60 Today, Was Stabbed to Death Defending a Pupil
Byline: PAUL WAUGH DAVID CAMERON called for the Human Rights Act to be scrapped today afterthe widow of murdered headteacher Philip Lawrence declared the law "bypasseshumanity". Immigration judges ruled yesterday that Italian-born Learco Chindamo,...
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Head's Widow Rages at 'Inhuman' Rights Act ; Tory Leader Calls for Scrapping of Law That Let Killer Stay in Britain
DAVID CAMERON called for the Human Rights Act to be scrapped today after the widow of murdered headteacher Philip Lawrence declared the law "bypasses humanity".Immigration judges ruled yesterday that Italian-born Learco Chindamo, 26, should not be deported...
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Hedge Fund Tycoon Too Busy to Get Maserati from Pound; Rich Excuse: Bertrand Des Pallieres Said He Had No Time to Reclaim His Impounded Maserati Cambiocorsa, above, from the TfL Depot Where It Had Been since Beinfg Towed in May
Byline: CHRIS MILLAR A HEDGE fund tycoon who ran up thousands of pounds of motoring finesabandoned his [pounds sterling]80,000 supercar in a pound for three months - because he was toobusy to collect it. Bertrand Des Pallieres ran up 65 congestion...
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Hobbies, Sport? No Way, My Son's a Gadget Fiend
Byline: LUCY CAVENDISH THIS morning I was hit by the terrible thought that the summer holidaysare virtually over and that when my eldest son, Raymond, nearly 11, gets backto school he will be asked to write an essay on what he has done in the pasteight...
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Hobbies, Sport? No Way, My Son's a Gadget Fiend
THIS morning I was hit by the terrible thought that the summer holidays are virtually over and that when my eldest son, Raymond, nearly 11, gets back to school he will be asked to write an essay on what he has done in the past eight weeks. But what will...
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Housebuilders Still on Form despite the Rate-Rise Buffeting
HOUSEBUILDERS today delivered a bullish update on the housing market in and around London despite rising interest rates and the shake-out of financial markets.Mike Farley, chief executive of Britain's second-biggest homebuilder Persimmon, said families...
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Housebuilders Still on Form despite the Rate-Rise Buffeting; Sound Foundations: Persimmon Chief Mike Farley Said There Are Plenty of Mortgage Funds Available and the Peak in Rates Willhelp the Sector
Byline: HUGO DUNCAN HOUSEBUILDERS today delivered a bullish update on the housing market inand around London despite rising interest rates and the shake-out of financialmarkets. Mike Farley, chief executive of Britain's second-biggest homebuilder...
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'Inhuman' Rights Act Cameron Joins ; Cameron Joins Fight to Save Kids Company
he'd stepped DAVID CAMERON today led calls for the Government to save the pioneering children's charity Kids Company.Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh has warned she will have to close the Londonbased organisation if ministers refused to continue...
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'Inhuman' Rights Act Cameron Joins; Sorry. BBC Man Who Wishes Maroushka, Lucien and Myfanwy. Mr Lawrence, Who Would Have Been 60 Today, Was Stabbed to Death Defending a Pupil
Byline: PIPPA CRERAR, JASON BEATTIE he'd stepped DAVID CAMERON today led calls for the Government to savethe pioneering children's charity Kids Company. Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh has warned she will have to closethe Londonbased...
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It's All Systems Go for Luca's Moon Mission; Frame in the Group 3 Gordon StakesWeighted to Win: Purple Moon (Far Left) Can Give Trainer Luca Cumani Another Ebor Victory Tomorrow
Byline: WILL HAYLER PUNTERS looking to find the route to success in tomorrow's [pounds sterling]200,000Totesport Ebor at York need to concentrate upon just two words - 'Luca' and'Cumani'. The shrewd Newmarket trainer has not just sent out two...
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It's All Systems Go for Luca's Moon Mission; Weighted to Win: Purple Moon (Far Left) Can Give Trainer Luca Cumani Another Ebor Victory Tomorrow
Byline: WILL HAYLER PUNTERS looking to find the route to success in tomorrow's [pounds sterling]200,000Totesport Ebor at York need to concentrate upon just two words - 'Luca' and'Cumani'. The shrewd Newmarket trainer has not just sent out two...
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It's out with the Old. and in with the Even Older; ...and in withMarching Orders: An Antony Gormley Life-Size Statue Is Removed from Waterloo Bridge as the British Museum's Katrina Whenham Looks over One of the Terracotta Warriors
Byline: LOUISE JURY AS one set of men is towed away, another marches into view. On the South Bank work has begun on the slow removal of the 31 statues byAntony Gormley that have proved such a talking point since May. Meanwhile, in the British...
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It's out with the Old. and in with the Even Older ; as Gormley's Statues Come Down, the Terracotta Army Invades. and in with the Even Older
AS one set of men is towed away, another marches into view.On the South Bank work has begun on the slow removal of the 31 statues by Antony Gormley that have proved such a talking point since May.Meanwhile, in the British Museum, curators have begun...
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Jack Straw Links Absent Fathers to Gang Violence
Byline: PIPPA CRERAR JACK STRAW today blamed black fathers who deserted their children forthe spread of gang violence in inner cities. The Justice Secretary said the problem of "lads needing dads" was particularlyacute in the Afro-Caribbean community....
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Jack Straw Links Absent Fathers to Gang Violence
JACK STRAW today blamed black fathers who deserted their children for the spread of gang violence in inner cities.The Justice Secretary said the problem of "lads needing dads" was particularly acute in the Afro-Caribbean community.He spoke out amid growing...
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KLINSMANN WAS THE BEST OF GERMANY'S EXPORTS TO THE UK, BUT SOME OTHERS FELL FLAT ... Germanic Icon: Jurgen Klinsmann Claimed the Footballer of the Year Award in His First Season at Spurs Oh Dear: Michael Ballack's Return on the Pitch Has Not Matched His High Costs
BERT TRAUTMANN (Pictured below) His heroics in Manchester City's 1956 FACup Final win when he played on despite having a broken vertebra in his neckwon him the hearts of the English public. JENS LEHMANN A second goalkeeper in this XI might be cheating...
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KLINSMANN WAS THE BEST OF GERMANY'S EXPORTS TO THE UK, BUT SOME OTHERS FELL FLAT ... Germanic Icon: Jurgen Klinsmann Claimed the Footballer of the Year Award in His First Season at Spurs Riedle Riddle: Karl- Heinz's Goals-Togames Ratio Was Less Than Inspiring Oh Dear: Michael Ballack's Return on the Pitch Has Not Matched His High Costs
BERT TRAUTMANN (Pictured below) His heroics in Manchester City's 1956 FACup Final win when he played on despite having a broken vertebra in his neckwon him the hearts of the English public. JENS LEHMANN A second goalkeeper in this XI might be cheating...
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KLINSMANN WAS THE BEST OF GERMANY'S EXPORTS TO THE UK, BUT SOME OTHERS FELL FLAT ... Oh Dear: Michael Ballack's Return on the Pitch Has Not Matched His High Costs
... AND A FEW OF THOSE WHO HAVE FOUND IT TOUGH BERT TRAUTMANN (Pictured below) His heroics in Manchester City's 1956 FA CupFinal win when he played on despite having a broken vertebra in his neck wonhim the hearts of the English public. JENS...
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Klinsmann Was the Best of Germany's Exports to the Uk, but Some Others Fell Flat ... ; the First Eleven Who Made It
... AND A FEW OF THOSE WHO HAVE FOUND IT TOUGHBERT TRAUTMANN (Pictured below) His heroics in Manchester City's 1956 FA Cup Final win when he played on despite having a broken vertebra in his neck won him the hearts of the English public.JENS LEHMANN...
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Klinsmann Was the Best of Germany's Exports to the Uk, but Some Others Fell Flat ... ; the First Eleven Who Made It
BERT TRAUTMANN (Pictured below) His heroics in Manchester City's 1956 FA Cup Final win when he played on despite having a broken vertebra in his neck won him the hearts of the English public.JENS LEHMANN A second goalkeeper in this XI might be cheating...
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Klinsmann Was the Best of Germany's Exports to the Uk, but Some Others Fell Flat ... ; the First Eleven Who Made It
BERT TRAUTMANN (Pictured below) His heroics in Manchester City's 1956 FA Cup Final win when he played on despite having a broken vertebra in his neck won him the hearts of the English public.JENS LEHMANN A second goalkeeper in this XI might be cheating...
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Law Firm 'Pays 1m' to Gay Partner in Bias Case
ONE of London's leading law firms has paid out an undisclosed sum to a partner who claimed he had suffered discrimination because he is gay.Michael Bryceland, a former partner in the competition department, sued Clifford Chance, the world's largest law...
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Law Firm 'Pays [Pounds Sterling]1m' to Gay Partner in Bias Case
Byline: KATHARINE BARNEY ONE of London's leading law firms has paid out an undisclosed sum to apartner who claimed he had suffered discrimination because he is gay. Michael Bryceland, a former partner in the competition department, suedClifford...
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