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Articles from September 17, 2009

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Law Chief 'Must Face Probe for Hiring Illegal Immigrant as Cleaner'
Byline: Nicholas Cecil Chief Political Correspondent BRITAIN'S border agency was today urged to investigate the Attorney General for allegedly employing an illegal immigrant. Baroness Scotland, the Government's chief law officer, sacked her Tongan...
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Law Chief 'Must Face Probe for Hiring Illegal Immigrant as Cleaner'
BRITAIN'S border agency was today urged to investigate the Attorney General for allegedly employing an illegal immigrant.Baroness Scotland, the Government's chief law officer, sacked her Tongan housekeeper Loloahi Tapui after it emerged that she was...
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Law Minister 'Faces Fine for Failing to Check Illegal Cleaner's Work Papers'
Byline: NicholasCecil Chief political Correspondent ATTORNEY General Baroness Scotland today faced growing questions over her alleged employment of an illegal immigrant. The Government's most senior law officer was under pressure to reveal what...
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Law Minister 'Faces Fine for Failing to Check Illegal Cleaner's Work Papers' [Edition 2]
ATTORNEY General Baroness Scotland today faced growing questions over her alleged employment of an illegal immigrant.The Government's most senior law officer was under pressure to reveal what documents she checked before employing Tongan Loloahi Tapui...
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Law Minister's Job in Doubt over Migrant She Hired as a Housekeeper
Byline: NICHOLAS CECIL Chief political Correspondent ATTORNEY General Baroness Scotland's career was under threat today after an investigation was launched into claims she employed an illegal immigrant. Lady Scotland, the Government's chief law...
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Law Minister's Job in Doubt over Migrant She Hired as a Housekeeper [Edition 3]
ATTORNEY General Baroness Scotland's career was under threat today after an investigation was launched into claims she employed an illegal immigrant.Lady Scotland, the Government's chief law officer, sacked her Tongan housekeeper Loloahi Tapui yesterday...
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Lloyd's Searching for a Cup Hero as Britain Bid to Avoid Relegation
Byline: Chris Jones Tennis Correspondent JOHN LLOYD is looking for a hero when Great Britain face Poland in a Davis Cup relegation play-off starting tomorrow. Andy Murray is established as British No1 but no other player has been consistent enough...
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Lloyd's Searching for a Cup Hero as Britain Bid to Avoid Relegation
JOHN LLOYD is looking for a hero when Great Britain face Poland in a Davis Cup relegation play-off starting tomorrow. Andy Murray is established as British No1 but no other player has been consistent enough to secure the next slot on the team.Dan Evans...
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Mawatheeq Is Only '50-50' for Newmarket Bid
Byline: Simon Milham MAWATHEEQ is likely to bypass the Cambridgeshire Handicap in favour of a trip to France, according to trainer Marcus Tregoning. The recent Doncaster winner is as short as 12-1 joint second-favourite with both Coral and Stan...
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Mawatheeq Is Only '50-50' for Newmarket Bid
MAWATHEEQ is likely to bypass the Cambridgeshire Handicap in favour of a trip to France, according to trainer Marcus Tregoning.The recent Doncaster winner is as short as 12-1 joint second- favourite with both Coral and Stan James for the Pounds 160,000...
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Millions for 45 Bankers
A GRoUP of 45 bankers stand to make more than [pounds sterling]240 million between them after they quit Barclays to take on a contract to manage [pounds sterling]7.5 billion of the bank's riskiest assets, it emerged today. The deal was announced...
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Millions for 45 Bankers
A GROUP of 45 bankers stand to make more than [pounds sterling]240 million between them after they quit Barclays to take on a contract to manage [pounds sterling]7.5 billion of the bank's riskiest assets, it emerged today. The deal was announced...
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Mr Brown, You Have Cost My Family a Husband and Father
Byline: Joe Murphy Political Editor THE family of a young father killed in Afghanistan has written a letter blaming the Prime Minister. Serjeant Paul McAleese died on 20 August when a bomb went off as he rushed to help a comrade dying from injuries...
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Mr Brown, You Have Cost My Family a Husband and Father
Byline: JoeMurphy political editor THE family of a young father killed in Afghanistan has written a letter blaming the Prime Minister. Serjeant Paul McAleese died on 20 August when a bomb went off as he rushed to help a comrade dying from injuries...
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Mr Brown, You Have Cost My Family a Husband and Father
THE family of a young father killed in Afghanistan has written a letter blaming the Prime Minister.Serjeant Paul McAleese died on 20 August when a bomb went off as he rushed to help a comrade dying from injuries sustained in an earlier blast.His father-in-law,...
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Mr Brown, You Have Cost My Family a Husband and Father [Edition 2]
THE family of a young father killed in Afghanistan has written a letter blaming the Prime Minister.Serjeant Paul McAleese died on 20 August when a bomb went off as he rushed to help a comrade dying from injuries sustained in an earlier blast.His father-in-law,...
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New Campaign but Same Old Problems ; Arsenal Flatter to Deceive despite Stirring Comeback after Sloppy Start as Their Defensive Frailties Are Exposed Again. James Olley Reports from Liege
STANDARD LIEGE 2ARSENAL 3ALTHOUGH the personnel may have changed, Arsenal's chances of Champions League glory still appear driven by a beautiful but often overcomplicated attacking strategy undermined by the defensive frailty that has ultimately cost...
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New Campaign but Same Old Problems; Arsenal Flatter to Deceive despite Stirring Comeback after Sloppy Start as Their Defensive Frailties Are Exposed Again. James Olley Reports from Liege
Byline: James Olley STANDARD LIEGE 2 ARSENAL 3 ALTHOUGH the personnel may have changed, Arsenal's chances of Champions League glory still appear driven by a beautiful but often overcomplicated attacking strategy undermined by the defensive...
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New Campaign but Same Old Problems; Arsenal Flatter to Deceive despite Stirring Comeback after Sloppy Start as Their Defensive Frailties Are Exposed Again. James Olley Reports from Liege
Byline: James Olley STANDARD LIEGE 2 ARSENAL 3 A LTHOUGH the personnel may have changed, Arsenal's chances of Champions League glory still appear driven by a beautiful but often overcomplicated attacking strategy undermined by the defensive frailty...
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New Campaign but Same Old Problems ; Arsenal Flatter to Deceive despite Stirring Comeback after Sloppy Start as Their Defensive Frailties Are Exposed Again. James Olley Reports from Liege [Edition 2]
STANDARD LIEGE 2 ARSENAL 3 ALTHOUGH the personnel may have changed, Arsenal's chances of Champions League glory still appear driven by a beautiful but often overcomplicated attacking strategy undermined by the defensive frailty that has ultimately cost...
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No Entry ... except on a Bicycle; Plan to Boost Cycling Will Allow Riders to Ignore One-Way Road Restrictions
Byline: Ross Lydall CYCLISTS will be able to ride the wrong way down a one-way street in a trial designed to encourage more Londoners to switch to two wheels. A pilot project is being launched in Kensington and Chelsea that will permit cyclists...
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No Entry ... except on a Bicycle ; Plan to Boost Cycling Will Allow Riders to Ignore One-Way Road Restrictions [Edition 2]
CYCLISTS will be able to ride the wrong way down a one-way street in a trial designed to encourage more Londoners to switch to two wheels.A pilot project is being launched in Kensington and Chelsea that will permit cyclists to ignore "No entry" signs....
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No Entry ... except on a Bicycle ; Plan to Boost Cycling Will Allow Riders to Ignore One-Way Street Restrictions
CYCLISTS will be able to ride the wrong way down a one-way street in a trial designed to encourage more Londoners to switch to two wheels.A pilot project is being launched in Kensington and Chelsea that will permit cyclists to ignore "No entry" signs....
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No Entry ... except on a Bicycle; Plan to Boost Cycling Will Allow Riders to Ignore One-Way Street Restrictions
Byline: Ross Lydall CYCLISTS will be able to ride the wrong way down a one-way street in a trial designed to encourage more Londoners to switch to two wheels. A pilot project is being launched in Kensington and Chelsea that will permit cyclists...
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Obama Abandons 'Star Wars' Shield on Russian Border
Byline: Nicholas Cecil Chief Political Correspondent AMERICA will ditch plans to build a "Star Wars" missile defence system in eastern Europe which put it at loggerheads with Russia. Barack Obama's administration will cancel the missile shield...
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Obama Abandons 'Star Wars' Shield on Russian Border
Byline: Nicholas Cecil Chief Political Correspondent BARACK OBAMA today ditched a plan to build a "Star Wars" missile shield in eastern Europe in a move which was an olive branch to both Russian and Iran. The US president axed the scheme, vehemently...
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Obama Abandons 'Star Wars' Shield on Russian Border
AMERICA will ditch plans to build a "Star Wars" missile defence system in eastern Europe which put it at loggerheads with Russia.Barack Obama's administration will cancel the missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic, which George W Bush said was...
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Obama Abandons 'Star Wars' Shield on Russian Border [Edition 2]
AMERICA will ditch plans to build a "Star Wars" missile defence system in eastern Europe which put it at loggerheads with Russia.Barack Obama's administration will cancel the missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic, which George W Bush said was...
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Obama Abandons 'Star Wars' Shield on Russian Border [Edition 3]
BARACK OBAMA today ditched a plan to build a "Star Wars" missile shield in eastern Europe in a move which was an olive branch to both Russian and Iran.The US president axed the scheme, vehemently opposed by Moscow, to station interceptor rockets and...
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Olympic Legacy Is Just a Con
LONDON 2012 was to be the Legacy Games. But with less than three years until the event opens, that promise is looking increasingly hollow. New checks put in place by Boris Johnson at the London Development Agency, which was buying land at the Olympic...
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Olympic Legacy Is Just a Con
LONDON 2012 was to be the Legacy Games. But with less than three years until the event opens, that promise is looking increasingly hollow.New checks put in place by Boris Johnson at the London Development Agency, which was buying land at the Olympic...
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Paperbacks
Byline: WILLIAM LEITH SISSINGHURST By Adam Nicolson (Harper Press, [pounds sterling]9.99) YOU'D think a book by a posh chap about his ancient family house might be unappealing. But this is Adam Nicolson, who wrote Men of Honour, one of the best...
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Paperbacks
Byline: WILLIAM LEITH SISSINGHURST By Adam Nicolson (Harper Press, [pounds sterling]9.99) YOU'D think a book by a posh chap about his ancient family house might be unappealing. But this is Adam Nicolson, who wrote Men of Honour, one of the best...
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Pay Up First or We Won't Treat You; Hospital Crackdown on 'Health Tourists'
Byline: Ellen Widdup FOREIGN patients at a London hospital are being withheld treatment until they pay their bills in advance. Doctors at West Middlesex University Hospital in Hounslow will stabilise patients, then quote them a price for any...
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Pay Up First or We Won't Treat You ; Hospital Crackdown on 'Health Tourists' [Edition 2]
FOREIGN patients at a London hospital are being withheld treatment until they pay their bills in advance.Doctors at West Middlesex University Hospital in Hounslow will stabilise patients, then quote them a price for any further treatment.If they do not...
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Phillips Courts the Tories with Business Lunch ; Londoner's Diary
THERE was only one black person among the 26 speakers at this week's Spectator Paths Back to Prosperity conference at Church House. Needless to say, it was Trevor Phillips, chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission.Perhaps more embarrassingly,...
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Phillips Courts the Tories with Business Lunch; Londoner's Diary
THERE was only one black person among the 26 speakers at this week's Spectator Paths Back to Prosperity conference at Church House. Needless to say, it was Trevor Phillips, chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Perhaps more embarrassingly,...
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Phillips Courts the Tories with Business Lunch; Londoner's Diary
THERE was only one black person among the 26 speakers at this week's Spectator Paths Back to Prosperity conference at Church House. Needless to say, it was Trevor Phillips, chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Perhaps more embarrassingly,...
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Phillips Courts the Tories with Business Lunch ; Londoner's Diary [Edition 2]
THERE was only one black person among the 26 speakers at this week's Spectator Paths Back to Prosperity conference at Church House. Needless to say, it was Trevor Phillips, chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Perhaps more embarrassingly,...
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Posh and Pukka ; Restaurant of the Week
GREEN'S RESTAURANT AND OYSTER BAR **** 14 Cornhill, EC3 (020 7220 6300, www.greens.org.uk). Open Mon-Fri for lunch 11.30am-3pm and dinner 5.30pm-10pm. About Pounds 140 for two.GREEN'S Restaurant and Oyster Bar in St James's, as more learned authorities...
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Posh and Pukka; Restaurant of the Week
Byline: Rowan Moore GREEN'S RESTAURANT AND OYSTER BAR **** 14 Cornhill, EC3 (020 7220 6300, www.greens.org.uk). Open Mon-Fri for lunch 11.30am-3pm and dinner 5.30pm-10pm. About [pounds sterling]140 for two. GREEN'S Restaurant and Oyster Bar in...
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'Posh' Waitrose Adds a Bit of Class to Surging Sales at John Lewis
Byline: Simon English WAITROSE showed today that it is fending off the challenge posed by the discount supermarkets and that it has thrived despite the recession. When the economic downturn began, some analysts feared the stores would prove too...
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'Posh' Waitrose Adds a Bit of Class to Surging Sales at John Lewis
Byline: Simon English WAITROSE showed today that it is fending off the challenge posed by the discount supermarkets and that it has thrived despite the recession. When the economic downturn began, some analysts feared the stores would prove too...
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'Posh' Waitrose Adds a Bit of Class to Surging Sales at John Lewis
WAITROSE showed today that it is fending off the challenge posed by the discount supermarkets and that it has thrived despite the recession.When the economic downturn began, some analysts feared the stores would prove too posh to prosper and that cheap...
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'Posh' Waitrose Adds a Bit of Class to Surging Sales at John Lewis [Edition 2]
WAITROSE showed today that it is fending off the challenge posed by the discount supermarkets and that it has thrived despite the recession.When the economic downturn began, some analysts feared the stores would prove too posh to prosper and that cheap...
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'Posh' Waitrose Adds a Bit of Class to Surging Sales at John Lewis [Edition 3]
WAITROSE showed today that it is fending off the challenge posed by the discount supermarkets and that it has thrived despite the recession.When the economic downturn began, some analysts feared the stores would prove too posh to prosper and that cheap...
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Reader Offers ; HERE ARE A FEW OF OUR CURRENT FREE OFFERS AND DISCOUNTS OPEN TO EVERY READER
artExclusive 2 for 1: 20/21 British Art Fair 2009Specialising exclusively in modern and contemporary British art, all the great names of 20th century art are on display from 60 leading dealers.Visit standard.co.uk/offersfood50% off food at the Slug and...
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Reader Offers; HERE ARE A FEW OF OUR CURRENT FREE OFFERS AND DISCOUNTS OPEN TO EVERY READER
art Exclusive 2 for 1: 20/21 British Art Fair 2009 Specialising exclusively in modern and contemporary British art, all the great names of 20th century art are on display from 60 leading dealers. Visit standard.co.uk/offers food 50%...
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Red Carpet Roster ; Hot Tickets Book Now
THE LONDON FILM FESTIVAL Selected cinemas across LondonTHE first wave of the BFI's evercomplicated booking system opens today for next month's London Film Festival, which has one of its best-ever line-ups. Members get priority on tickets for now but...
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Red Carpet Roster; Hot Tickets; Book Now
Byline: NICK RODDICK THE LONDON FILM FESTIVAL Selected cinemas across London THE first wave of the BFI's evercomplicated booking system opens today for next month's London Film Festival, which has one of its best-ever line-ups. Members get priority...
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Rosicky: I'm the Man to End Silverware Drought
Byline: James Olley Football Correspondent, in Liege TOMAS ROSICKY today claimed he can be the creative spark to help Arsenal finally end their four-year search for a trophy. The Czech midfielder made his first start at club level in 20 months...
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Rosicky: I'm the Man to End Silverware Drought
TOMAS ROSICKY today claimed he can be the creative spark to help Arsenal finally end their four-year search for a trophy.The Czech midfielder made his first start at club level in 20 months as the Gunners came from two goals down to beat Standard Liege...
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Rosicky: I'm the Man to End Silverware Drought [Edition 2]
TOMAS ROSICKY today claimed he can be the creative spark to help Arsenal finally end their four-year search for a trophy.The Czech midfielder made his first start at club level in 20 months as the Gunners came from two goals down to beat Standard Liege...
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Rugby Focus
Byline: by Sam Bordiss GUINNESS PREMIERSHIP Harlequins v Saracens The Stoop, Saturday, 3pm The London sides have experienced contrasting fortunes in their opening two fixtures. Second-placed Sarries are flying after wins over the much-fancied Irish...
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Rugby Focus
GUINNESS PREMIERSHIP Harlequins v Saracens The Stoop, Saturday, 3pm The London sides have experienced contrasting fortunes in their opening two fixtures. Second-placed Sarries are flying after wins over the much-fancied Irish and Northampton, against...
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Rugby Focus; Guinness PremiershiP
Byline: by SamBordiss Harlequinsvsaracens The Stoop, Saturday, 3pm The London sides have experienced contrasting fortunes in their opening two fixtures. Second-placed Sarries are flying after wins over the much-fancied Irish and Northampton, against...
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Rugby Focus ; Guinness PremiershiP [Edition 2]
Harlequinsvsaracens The Stoop, Saturday, 3pm The London sides have experienced contrasting fortunes in their opening two fixtures. Second-placed Sarries are flying after wins over the much-fancied Irish and Northampton, against whom they attracted 45,000...
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Sending More Troops to Afghanistan Won't Beat Taliban, Say US Experts
Byline: Robert Fox Defence Corrrespondent AS Britain and the US prepare to unveil a new strategy for Afghanistan, two eminent analysts have warned that a boosting of military numbers would play into the hands of al Qaeda and Taliban extremists....
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Sending More Troops to Afghanistan Won't Beat Taliban, Say US Experts
AS Britain and the US prepare to unveil a new strategy for Afghanistan, two eminent analysts have warned that a boosting of military numbers would play into the hands of al Qaeda and Taliban extremists.In an article to be published this month, Steven...
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Stars Shelley Von Strunckel
Byline: SHELLEY VON STRUNCKEL Aries March 20 - April 18 The only thing more tedious than having to analyse precise but unimportant facts is having to do it twice. But with the retrograde Mercury having just moved to accent exactly such matters,...
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Stars Shelley Von Strunckel
Aries March 20 - April 18The only thing more tedious than having to analyse precise but unimportant facts is having to do it twice. But with the retrograde Mercury having just moved to accent exactly such matters, it's likely you'll find mistakes. Ignore...
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Take Comfort in the Red-Light District
YALLA YALLA BEIRUT STREET FOOD ***1 Green's Court, W1 (020 7287 7663, www.yalla-yalla.co.uk). A meal for two with wine, water and service costs Pounds 50WHERE do you take the man who has been to every posh restaurant in London? Who dines out, as part...
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TATE GALLERY'S Pounds 100M BONANZA ; MAJOR ART GIFTS DESPITE RECESSION SEROTA HAILS THE 'SPIRIT OF PHILANTHROPY' A Rich Legacy for Future Generations'
THE Tate is defying the recession thanks to an astonishing series of gifts and bequests, it was revealed today.The gallery acquired almost Pounds 100 million of new art in the past year.This figure includes Pounds 64 million of gifts from artists and...
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Tate Gallery's Pounds 100 Million Bonanza ; Major Artworks Donated despite the Recession [Edition 2]
THE Tate is defying the recession thanks to an astonishing series of gifts and bequests, it was revealed today.The gallery acquired almost Pounds 100 million of new art in the past year.This figure includes Pounds 64 million of gifts from artists and...
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TATE GALLERY'S [Pounds sterling]100M BONANZA; MAJOR ART GIFTS DESPITE RECESSION; SEROTA HAILS THE 'SPIRIT OF PHILANTHROPY'; A Rich Legacy for Future Generations'
Byline: Louise Jury Chief Arts Correspondent THE Tate is defying the recession thanks to an astonishing series of gifts and bequests, it was revealed today. The gallery acquired almost [pounds sterling]100 million of new art in the past year....
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Tate Gallery's [Pounds Sterling]100 Million Bonanza; Major Artworks Donated despite the Recession
Byline: Louise Jury Chief arts Correspondent THE Tate is defying the recession thanks to an astonishing series of gifts and bequests, it was revealed today. The gallery acquired almost [pounds sterling]100 million of new art in the past year....
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Thames Back on Map in Great Tube U-Turn
Byline: RossLydall andKatharineBarney TUBE maps that fail to show the Thames and the Underground's fare zone system are to be scrapped after a U-turn ordered by Boris Johnson. Transport for London today announced it would replace the maps after...
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Thames Back on Map in Great Tube U-Turn [Edition 3]
TUBE maps that fail to show the Thames and the Underground's fare zone system are to be scrapped after a U-turn ordered by Boris Johnson.Transport for London today announced it would replace the maps after an outcry from politicians and passenger groups...
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The Discerning Drinker
Byline: Andrew Neather CHARLES Campion's seasonal choice of crayfish is an irresistible one. This is a delicate, subtly-flavoured shellfish that requires a light and elegant wine, perhaps with a very slight touch of sweetness -- depending a bit...
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The Discerning Drinker
CHARLES Campion's seasonal choice of crayfish is an irresistible one. This is a delicate, subtly-flavoured shellfish that requires a light and elegant wine, perhaps with a very slight touch of sweetness -- depending a bit on the sauce you serve with...
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THE EMPEROR OF DOOM ; He Thought That His Bloodthirsty Human Sacrifices Would Stop the Sun Dying. but Moctezuma II, the Fearsome Leader of the Aztecs Celebrated in the British Museum's Latest Blockbuster Show, Faced a More Real Threat, Says Historian Tom Holland
WE ARE not the first people to worry about the future of the planet. A sumptuous new exhibition at the British Museum is devoted to a civilisation that, if anything, was even more paranoid about climate change than we are. Back in the early 16th century,...
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THE EMPEROR OF DOOM; He Thought That His Bloodthirsty Human Sacrifices Would Stop the Sun Dying. but Moctezuma II, the Fearsome Leader of the Aztecs Celebrated in the British Museum's Latest Blockbuster Show, Faced a More Real Threat, Says Historian Tom Holland
Byline: Tom Holland WE ARE not the first people to worry about the future of the planet. A sumptuous new exhibition at the British Museum is devoted to a civilisation that, if anything, was even more paranoid about climate change than we are. Back...
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THE GREAT RIVER U-TURN FOR TUBE; THAMES AND . FARE ZONES REINSTATED ON NEW MAPS AFTER DAY OF PROTESTS; Tube U-Turn
Byline: Ross Lydall and Katharine Barney TUBE maps that fail to show the Thames and the Underground's fare zone system are to be scrapped after a U-turn ordered by Boris Johnson. Transport for London today announced it would replace the maps...
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THE GREAT RIVER U-TURN FOR TUBE ; THAMES AND . FARE ZONES REINSTATED ON NEW MAPS AFTER DAY OF PROTESTSTube U-Turn [Edition 2]
TUBE maps that fail to show the Thames and the Underground's fare zone system are to be scrapped after a U-turn ordered by Boris Johnson.Transport for London today announced it would replace the maps after an outcry from politicians and passenger groups...
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The IT Factor Is the Key to Success ; There Is Always a Demand for IT Specialists in the Capital, but There Are Also Plenty of Candidates Looking for Jobs - and There Can Now Be as Many as 300 Applications for Each Vacancy. Linda Whitney Reports
BUSINESSES rely on technology and that means they are always going to need good IT staff. While recruitment freezes may have led to a downturn in recruitment over the last year, the number of vacancies is now beginning to pick up according to leading...
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The IT Factor Is the Key to Success; There Is Always a Demand for IT Specialists in the Capital, but There Are Also Plenty of Candidates Looking for Jobs - and There Can Now Be as Many as 300 Applications for Each Vacancy. Linda Whitney Reports
Byline: Linda Whitney BUSINESSES rely on technology and that means they are always going to need good IT staff. While recruitment freezes may have led to a downturn in recruitment over the last year, the number of vacancies is now beginning to pick...
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The Most Likeable of All Our Literary Heroes
Byline: NICHOLAS LEZARD SAMUEL JOHNSON: A LIFE by David Nokes (Faber, [pounds sterling]25) FROM the definition in Samuel Johnson's Dictionary for the word "Superfluous": "More than enough; unnecessary; offensive by being more than sufficient." We...
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The Most Likeable of All Our Literary Heroes
SAMUEL JOHNSON: A LIFE by David Nokes (Faber, Pounds 25) FROM the definition in Samuel Johnson's Dictionary for the word "Superfluous": "More than enough; unnecessary; offensive by being more than sufficient." We don't, it has to be said, really need...
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The Most Likeable of All Our Literary Heroes ; SamUel JohnSon: A liFe by David Nokes (Faber, Pounds 25) [Edition 2]
From the definition in Samuel Johnson's Dictionary for the word "Superfluous": "more than enough; unnecessary; offensive by being more than sufficient." We don't, it has to be said, really need another biography of Johnson. Not even Boswell's was the...
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The Most Likeable of All Our Literary Heroes; SamUel JohnSon: A liFe by David Nokes (Faber, [Pounds Sterling]25)
Byline: NICHOLAS LEZARD From the definition in Samuel Johnson's Dictionary for the word "Superfluous": "more than enough; unnecessary; offensive by being more than sufficient." We don't, it has to be said, really need another biography of Johnson....
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The NHS Must Rein in the Health Tourists
AMERICAN healthcare providers are notoriously hard-hearted towards would-be patients without the ability to pay. Now British hospitals may become a little tougher on those who come here to exploit the health service, if they follow the lead of the...
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The NHS Must Rein in the Health Tourists
AmericAn healthcare providers are notoriously hard-hearted towards would-be patients without the ability to pay. now British hospitals may become a little tougher on those who come here to exploit the health service, if they follow the lead of the...
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The NHS Must Rein in the Health Tourists
AMERICAN healthcare providers are notoriously hard-hearted towards would-be patients without the ability to pay. Now British hospitals may become a little tougher on those who come here to exploit the health service, if they follow the lead of the West...
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The NHS Must Rein in the Health Tourists [Edition 2]
AmericAn healthcare providers are notoriously hard-hearted towards would-be patients without the ability to pay. now British hospitals may become a little tougher on those who come here to exploit the health service, if they follow the lead of the West...
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The Secrets of the Second Sex
Byline: LIZ HOGGARD WHY WOMEN HAVE SEX: UNDERSTANDING SEXUAL MOTIVATION, FROM ADVENTURE TO REVENGE (AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN) by Cindy Meston and David Buss (The Bodley Head, [pounds sterling]12.99) WHY MEN WANT SEX & WOMEN NEED LOVE by Allan...
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The Secrets of the Second Sex
Why Women have Sex: UnderStanding SexUal motivation, From adventUre to revenge (and everything in BetWeen) by Cindy Meston and David Buss (The Bodley Head, [pounds sterling]12.99) Why men Want Sex & Women need love by Allan & Barbara Pease...
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The Secrets of the Second Sex
WHY WOMEN HAVE SEX: UNDERSTANDING SEXUAL MOTIVATION, FROM ADVENTURE TO REVENGE (AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN) by Cindy Meston and David Buss (The Bodley Head, Pounds 12.99) WHY MEN WANT SEX & WOMEN NEED LOVE by Allan & Barbara Pease (Orion, Pounds 12.99)...
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The Secrets of the Second Sex [Edition 2]
Why Women have Sex: UnderStanding SexUal motivation, From adventUre to revenge (and everything in BetWeen) by Cindy Meston and David Buss (The Bodley Head, Pounds 12.99)Why men Want Sex & Women need love by Allan & Barbara Pease (Orion, Pounds 12.99)LIZ...
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The Smart Shopper
Byline: Charles Campion LISBON CALLING Ferreira is a small, very small, Portuguese deli on Delancey Street in Camden. Despite there being not enough room to swing a cat, each lunchtime sees a score of people clogging the floor space as they wait...
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The Smart Shopper
LISBON CALLINGFerreira is a small, very small, Portuguese deli on Delancey Street in Camden. Despite there being not enough room to swing a cat, each lunchtime sees a score of people clogging the floor space as they wait for serious-sized rolls stuffed...
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Three-Year-Old Boy Fighting E.coli in Hospital Has Already Suffered Swine Flu
Byline: Peter Dominiczak A BOY of three became the latest victim of a growing E.coli outbreak only weeks after he recovered from swine flu. Harry Dolby, from Sidcup, developed E.coli on Sunday and is being kept on a drip in an isolation unit...
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Three-Year-Old Boy Fighting E.coli in Hospital Has Already Suffered Swine Flu
A BOY of three became the latest victim of a growing E.coli outbreak only weeks after he recovered from swine flu.Harry Dolby, from Sidcup, developed E.coli on Sunday and is being kept on a drip in an isolation unit in hospital. His condition is said...
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Topshop Gets Ready to Croc with Snappy New Designer Line
Byline: Rosamund Urwin TOPSHOP is preparing for a "handbagsat-dawn riot" tomorrow when designer Christopher Kane unveils his new collection for the chain. Stores across the capital are braced for a stampede to get hold of designs that cost a...
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Topshop Gets Ready to Croc with Snappy New Designer Line
Byline: Rosamund Urwin ToPSHoP is preparing for a "handbagsat-dawn riot" tomorrow when designer Christopher Kane unveils his new collection for the chain. Stores across the capital are braced for a stampede to get hold of designs that cost a...
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Topshop Gets Ready to Croc with Snappy New Designer Line
Byline: Rosamund Urwin ToPSHoP is preparing for a "handbagsat-dawn riot" tomorrow when designer Christopher Kane unveils his new collection for the chain. Stores across the capital are braced for a stampede to get hold of designs that cost a...
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Topshop Gets Ready to Croc with Snappy New Designer Line
TOPSHOP is preparing for a "handbagsat-dawn riot" tomorrow when designer Christopher Kane unveils his new collection for the chain.Stores across the capital are braced for a stampede to get hold of designs that cost a fraction of his own label collections.The...
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Topshop Gets Ready to Croc with Snappy New Designer Line [Edition 2]
ToPSHoP is preparing for a "handbagsat-dawn riot" tomorrow when designer Christopher Kane unveils his new collection for the chain.Stores across the capital are braced for a stampede to get hold of designs that cost a fraction of his own label collections.The...
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Topshop Gets Ready to Croc with Snappy New Designer Line [Edition 3]
ToPSHoP is preparing for a "handbagsat-dawn riot" tomorrow when designer Christopher Kane unveils his new collection for the chain.Stores across the capital are braced for a stampede to get hold of designs that cost a fraction of his own label collections.The...
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TOUGH LOVE ; He's Been Accused of Glorifying Violence in His Films, but as His Latest Is Released, Director Nick Love Takes a Tour of the Gritty London Streets Where He Grew Up and Insists His Work Only Reflects Reality 'HE HIT ME, I DUNNO THREE, MAYBE FOUR TIMES BUT HE COULDN'T KNOCK ME DOWN'
THE tall, mixed-race girl incongruously clad in a purple sari paused. She was trailing a toddler by the hand, and in her other one clutched a Pounds 10 note. "Man," she exclaimed, "those are sick teeth!" The film director Nick Love laughed, exposing...
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TOUGH LOVE; He's Been Accused of Glorifying Violence in His Films, but as His Latest Is Released, Director Nick Love Takes a Tour of the Gritty London Streets Where He Grew Up and Insists His Work Only Reflects Reality; 'HE HIT ME, I DUNNO THREE, MAYBE FOUR TIMES BUT HE COULDN'T KNOCK ME DOWN'
Byline: Will Self THE tall, mixed-race girl incongruously clad in a purple sari paused. She was trailing a toddler by the hand, and in her other one clutched a [pounds sterling]10 note. "Man," she exclaimed, "those are sick teeth!" The film director...
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