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Articles from July 24, 2009

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250 Free Tickets to See [...] [Edition 2]
250 free tickets to see Sammy J in The Forest of Dreams at the Leicester Square TheatreFollowing a critically-acclaimed run at last year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival and London's West End, this much-treasured cult- adult-comedy-musical-puppetry hit will...
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Acosta Still Has the Wow Factor; Dance
Byline: SARAH FRATER CARLOS ACOSTA AND GUEST ARTISTS Coliseum, WC2 *** CARLOS Acosta arrived on the dance scene a decade ago, and there's been unreserved raving ever since. The Cuban ballet star is, at 36, probably past his virtuoso peak,...
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ACOSTA STILL HAS THE WOW FACTOR ; DANCE [Edition 2]
CARLOS ACOSTA AND GUEST ARTISTS Coliseum, WC2CARLOS Acosta arrived on the dance scene a decade ago, and there's been unreserved raving ever since.The Cuban ballet star is, at 36, probably past his virtuoso peak, but he still has an almost magical combination...
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Adlington Fears Body Might Not Stand Rigours of 800m Defence
DOUBLE Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington has revealed she could quit the 800m freestyle before London 2012, writes Matt Majendie. Adlington, who on Sunday starts her bid for double gold at the World Swimming Championships in Rome, is the...
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Adlington Fears Body Might Not Stand Rigours of 800m Defence
DOUBLE Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington has revealed she could quit the 800m freestyle before London 2012, writes Matt Majendie.Adlington, who on Sunday starts her bid for double gold at the World Swimming Championships in Rome, is the world...
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Adlington Fears Body Might Not Stand Rigours of 800m Defence [Edition 2]
DOUBLE Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington has revealed she could quit the 800m freestyle before London 2012, writes Matt Majendie.Adlington, who on Sunday starts her bid for double gold at the World Swimming Championships in Rome, is the world...
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A Fitting Tribute to the Greatest Cockney Poet
Byline: Olivia Cole IN Charing Cross station I recently came across notebooks on sale bearing the slogan "Beauty is truth, truth beauty - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know" - probably the most famous line Keats wrote. Come autumn,...
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A Fitting Tribute to the Greatest Cockney Poet
IN Charing Cross station I recently came across notebooks on sale bearing the slogan "Beauty is truth, truth beauty - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know" - probably the most famous line Keats wrote. Come autumn, he will be all over...
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A Fitting Tribute to the Greatest Cockney Poet [Edition 2]
IN Charing Cross station I recently came across notebooks on sale bearing the slogan "Beauty is truth, truth beauty -- that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know" -- probably the most famous line Keats wrote. Come autumn, he will be all over...
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JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY Cert 15, 99 mins OLE Bornedal's cryptic mixture of marital drama, horror and film noir would make most sense as an hors d'oeuvre, to be sampled just before seeing Lars von Trier's Antichrist. Certainly, it's doubtful whether...
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JUST ANOTHER LOVE STORY Cert 15, 99 minsOLE Bornedal's cryptic mixture of marital drama, horror and film noir would make most sense as an hors d'oeuvre, to be sampled just before seeing Lars von Trier's Antichrist.Certainly, it's doubtful whether Bornedal...
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Amazon Takes a Tumble Run by the Footsie May Be near End
Byline: Hugo Duncan IS THE bull run over? That was the question in the City today as London's leading shares struggled to add to nine consecutive days of gains -- the longest winning streak since the 11-day rise in late 2003 and early 2004. The...
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Amazon Takes a Tumble Run by the Footsie May Be near End
IS THE bull run over? That was the question in the City today as London's leading shares struggled to add to nine consecutive days of gains -- the longest winning streak since the 11-day rise in late 2003 and early 2004.The FTSE 100 index gained 432.63...
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AN ABSOLUTE SHOCKER ; Lars Von Trier Goes All out for Controversy with His Tale of a Couple Wracked with Sexual Guilt and Ends Up with a Pretentious Abomination FILM OF THE WEEK
ANTICHRIST Cert 18, 109 mins *I'VE ONLY ever won a bet once. It was at the Cannes Film Festival in 2000, and I was drinking wine outside some hotel with a rather energetic British producer of independent films. Other people were there, including the...
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AN ABSOLUTE SHOCKER; Lars Von Trier Goes All out for Controversy with His Tale of a Couple Wracked with Sexual Guilt and Ends Up with a Pretentious Abomination; FILM OF THE WEEK
Byline: Andrew O'Hagan ANTICHRIST Cert 18, 109 mins * I'VE ONLY ever won a bet once. It was at the Cannes Film Festival in 2000, and I was drinking wine outside some hotel with a rather energetic British producer of independent films. Other people...
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Ancelotti Hint Suggests Chelsea Will Sign Pirlo
Byline: Simon Johnson in Baltimore CHELSEA coach Carlo Ancelotti has dropped his biggest hint yet that the club will sign AC Milan midfielder Andrea Pirlo. The Italian left the San Siro for Stamford Bridge in May and has since identified Pirlo...
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Ancelotti Hint Suggests Chelsea Will Sign Pirlo
CHELSEA coach Carlo Ancelotti has dropped his biggest hint yet that the club will sign AC Milan midfielder Andrea Pirlo.The Italian left the San Siro for Stamford Bridge in May and has since identified Pirlo as one of his main targets.Milan have continued...
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Ancelotti's Masterplan Is to Make Midfielder Mikel a Star in His Own Image
Byline: Simon Johnson in Baltimore CARLO ANCELOTTI has only been in charge of Chelsea for a few weeks yet he has already made a major impact on the dressing room. But it is his influence on John Obi Mikel which could have the biggest say over...
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Ancelotti's Masterplan Is to Make Midfielder Mikel a Star in His Own Image
Byline: Simon Johnson in Baltimore CARLO ANCELOTTI has only been in charge of Chelsea for a few weeks yet he has already made a major impact on the dressing room. But it is his influence on John Obi Mikel which could have the biggest say over...
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Ancelotti's Masterplan Is to Make Midfielder Mikel a Star in His Own Image
CARLO ANCELOTTI has only been in charge of Chelsea for a few weeks yet he has already made a major impact on the dressing room.But it is his influence on John Obi Mikel which could have the biggest say over whether his time at Stamford Bridge will be...
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Ancelotti's Masterplan Is to Make Midfielder Mikel a Star in His Own Image [Edition 2]
CARLO ANCELOTTI has only been in charge of Chelsea for a few weeks yet he has already made a major impact on the dressing room.But it is his influence on John Obi Mikel which could have the biggest say over whether his time at Stamford Bridge will be...
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An Office Romance That Goes Too Far
Byline: Derek Malcolm THE PROPOSAL Cert 12A, 107 mins THE trouble with romantic comedies like this one from Anne Fletcher (Step Up, 27 Dresses) is that you know exactly what's going to happen after about 15 minutes. They have to be better than...
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An Office Romance That Goes Too Far
THE PROPOSAL Cert 12A, 107 minsTHE trouble with romantic comedies like this one from Anne Fletcher (Step Up, 27 Dresses) is that you know exactly what's going to happen after about 15 minutes. They have to be better than simply competent to stop you...
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A Political Day of Reckoning in Norwich
AS COUNTING gets under way in the Norwich North byelection, with a tally expected this afternoon, the Government is resigned to a dreadful result. If, as predicted, Labour lose to the Conservatives, it will be the clearest signal yet of how few really...
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A Political Day of Reckoning in Norwich
AS COUNTING gets under way in the Norwich North byelection, with a tally expected this afternoon, the Government is resigned to a dreadful result. If, as predicted, Labour lose to the Conservatives, it will be the clearest signal yet of how few really...
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Architect to the Stars Takes Protection from His Creditors after Losing Four Worldwide Projects
Byline: Jonathan Prynn Consumer Business Editor A SOCIETY architect whose clients and collaborators include Ewan McGregor, Alexander McQueen and Brad Pitt, has been forced to seek protection from his creditors after his firm ran into financial difficulties....
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Architect to the Stars Takes Protection from His Creditors after Losing Four Worldwide Projects
A SOCIETY architect whose clients and collaborators include Ewan McGregor, Alexander McQueen and Brad Pitt, has been forced to seek protection from his creditors after his firm ran into financial difficulties.Hoxton-based Adjaye Associates, founded by...
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Architect to the Stars Takes Protection from His Creditors after Losing Four Worldwide Projects [Edition 2]
A SOCIETY architect whose clients and collaborators include Ewan McGregor, Alexander McQueen and Brad Pitt, has been forced to seek protection from his creditors after his firm ran into financial difficulties.Hoxton-based Adjaye Associates, founded by...
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Army Failed Soldier Who Leaped to His Death, Says Mother
Byline: Kiran Randhawa THE family of a soldier who killed himself after serving in Iraq say he was failed by the Army which offered him no psychological help when he returned home. Private Andrew Watson saw his friends blown up by landmines and...
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Army Failed Soldier Who Leaped to His Death, Says Mother [Edition 2]
THE family of a soldier who killed himself after serving in Iraq say he was failed by the Army which offered him no psychological help when he returned home.Private Andrew Watson saw his friends blown up by landmines and described having to carry dead...
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Army Failed Stressed Soldier Who Leaped to His Death, Says Mother
Byline: Kiran Randhawa THE family of a soldier who killed himself after serving in Iraq say he was failed by the Army which offered him no psychological help when he returned home. Private Andrew Watson saw his friends blown up by landmines and...
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Army Failed Stressed Soldier Who Leaped to His Death, Says Mother
THE family of a soldier who killed himself after serving in Iraq say he was failed by the Army which offered him no psychological help when he returned home.Private Andrew Watson saw his friends blown up by landmines and described having to carry dead...
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Art Throbs ; Two Golden Boys of the International Jet Set Have Descended on N1, Bringing with Them Papier-Mache Pigs, Giant Magnets and a Comet's Tail of Luminaries. Move over Jay Jopling and Larry Gagosian, Vito Schnabel and Alex Dellal Have Arrived Gallery Guys
At first glance the party spilling on to the pavement of Hoxton Square could have been just another of London's nightly exhibition openings. But as one examined the crowd more closely, a series of faces came into focus: Sir Norman Rosenthal, former exhibitions...
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Art Throbs; Two Golden Boys of the International Jet Set Have Descended on N1, Bringing with Them Papier-Mache Pigs, Giant Magnets and a Comet's Tail of Luminaries. Move over Jay Jopling and Larry Gagosian, Vito Schnabel and Alex Dellal Have Arrived; Gallery Guys
Byline: Words by Anna van Praagh At first glance the party spilling on to the pavement of Hoxton Square could have been just another of London's nightly exhibition openings. But as one examined the crowd more closely, a series of faces came into...
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A Spiritual Journey ; Jonathan Weinberg on a Seven-Month Odyssey to Buy a Man a beerThe Wandering Weinberg
October 2008: the credit crunch was just starting and I had the misfortune to be working for a property investment company, a subsidiary of HBOS. One afternoon a management consultant from Deloitte swaggered into our Mayfair office and told everyone...
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A Spiritual Journey; Jonathan Weinberg on a Seven-Month Odyssey to Buy a Man a Beer; the Wandering Weinberg
Byline: Jonathan Weinberg October 2008: the credit crunch was just starting and I had the misfortune to be working for a property investment company, a subsidiary of HBOS. One afternoon a management consultant from Deloitte swaggered into our Mayfair...
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A Terrible Result for the Prime Minister
THERE IS no spinning it: today's Conservative victory in the Norwich North by-election is a terrible result for the Government. Never mind that Labour's defeat had been widely predicted, or that turnout was low, or that they avoided third place. To...
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A Terrible Result for the Prime Minister [Edition 2]
THERE IS no spinning it: today's Conservative victory in the Norwich North by-election is a terrible result for the Government. Never mind that Labour's defeat had been widely predicted, or that turnout was low, or that they avoided third place. To be...
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A Trojan Tale Not Fit for Heroes; Theatre
Byline: FIONA MOUNTFORD TROILUS AND CRESSIDA Globe, SE1 EACH time the RSC trots out the turgid Julius Caesar, I wonder why, if it's a scintillating bulletin from the ancient world that they're after, they don't instead turn to Troilus and Cressida....
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A TROJAN TALE NOT FIT FOR HEROES ; THEATRE [Edition 2]
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA Globe, SE1EACH time the RSC trots out the turgid Julius Caesar, I wonder why, if it's a scintillating bulletin from the ancient world that they're after, they don't instead turn to Troilus and Cressida.For my money one of Shakespeare's...
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Au Revoir City Excess. Hello the New Austerity ; Conspicuous Consumption Has Been Replaced by Moderation - and a New Concern for Customers
IN A restaurant at lunchtime recently, I couldn't work out why the other diners were glancing across at one table. The two men there were middle-aged and distinguished-looking but not immediately famous. So why were they attracting so much attention?...
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Au Revoir City Excess. Hello the New Austerity; Conspicuous Consumption Has Been Replaced by Moderation - and a New Concern for Customers
Byline: Chris Blackhurst City Editor IN A restaurant at lunchtime recently, I couldn't work out why the other diners were glancing across at one table. The two men there were middle-aged and distinguished-looking but not immediately famous. So why...
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Au Revoir City Excess. Hello the New Austerity ; Conspicuous Consumption Has Been Replaced by Moderation -- and a New Concern for Customers [Edition 2]
IN A restaurant at lunchtime recently, I couldn't work out why the other diners were glancing across at one table. The two men there were middle-aged and distinguished-looking but not immediately famous. So why were they attracting so much attention?...
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Beauty Spot ; THE BRIGHTEST PINKS IN BLOOM
The fuchsia's brightAs seen at Roccobarocco A/W 09/10SNAP UPBy Terry's high-pigment gloss. Dab on a little, then blot with a tissue, or mix with a clear balm for a less concentrated look. Gloss Delectation in Cherry Cherry, Pounds 24.47, at SpaceNK (spacenk.co.uk)TOP...
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Beauty Spot; THE BRIGHTEST PINKS IN BLOOM
Byline: Edited by Sophie Goodwin The fuchsia's bright As seen at Roccobarocco A/W 09/10 SNAP UP By Terry's high-pigment gloss. Dab on a little, then blot with a tissue, or mix with a clear balm for a less concentrated look. Gloss Delectation...
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BROWN HIT BY POLL DISASTER ; TORIES SWEEP HOME WITH 16% SWING IN NORWICH BY-ELECTIONRESULT POINTS TO 200-SEAT MAJORITY FOR DAVID CAMERON [Edition 2]
GORDON BROWN was fending off angry recriminations this afternoon after Labour crashed to a humiliating defeat in the Norwich North by- election.In the first "expenses by-election", Labour's vote collapsed from more than 21,000 at the last general election...
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BROWN HIT BY POLL DISASTER; TORIES SWEEP HOME WITH 16% SWING IN NORWICH BY-ELECTION; RESULT POINTS TO 200-SEAT MAJORITY FOR DAVID CAMERON; Voters Show Disgust over MPs' Expenses
Byline: Joe Murphy Political Editor GORDON BROWN was fending off angry recriminations this afternoon after Labour crashed to a humiliating defeat in the Norwich North by-election. In the first "expenses by-election", Labour's vote collapsed from...
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BROWN IS BLAMED FOR POLL TURMOIL ; PM ACCUSED OF 'OWN GOAL' BY DITCHING POPULAR NORWICH MP OVER EXPENSES MINISTER TALKS OF AUTUMN LEADERSHIP CONTEST IF BROWN FAILS TO IMPROVE Bad Result Set to Spark Leadership Plot in Autumn
GORDON BROWN was hit by angry recriminations today as Labour accepted defeat in the Norwich North by-election.Unofficial local polls suggested the Conservatives were heading for a land-slidwin, although party officials were more cautious.MP Tony Wright,...
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BROWN IS BLAMED FOR POLL TURMOIL; PM ACCUSED OF 'OWN GOAL' BY DITCHING POPULAR NORWICH MP OVER EXPENSES; MINISTER TALKS OF AUTUMN LEADERSHIP CONTEST IF BROWN FAILS TO IMPROVE; Bad Result Set to Spark Leadership Plot in Autumn
Byline: Joe Murphy Political Editor GORDON BROWN was hit by angry recriminations today as Labour accepted defeat in the Norwich North by-election. Unofficial local polls suggested the Conservatives were heading for a land-slidwin, although party...
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BROWN SUFFERS POLL WIPEOUT; HUGE SWING TO THE TORIES IN FIRST TEST AFTER EXES SCANDAL; IT'S DISAPPOINTING SAYS PM AS MINORITY PARTIES MAKE GROUND; PM 'Should Say Sorry for Disaster at Polls'
Byline: Joe Murphy Political Editor GORDON BROWN was fending off angry recriminations this evening after Labour crashed to a humiliating defeat in the Norwich North by-election. In the first "expenses by-election", Labour's vote collapsed from...
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BROWN SUFFERS POLL WIPEOUT ; HUGE SWING TO THE TORIES IN FIRST TEST AFTER EXES SCANDALIT'S DISAPPOINTING SAYS PM AS MINORITY PARTIES MAKE GROUNDPM 'Should Say Sorry for Disaster at Polls' [Edition 3]
GORDON BROWN was fending off angry recriminations this evening after Labour crashed to a humiliating defeat in the Norwich North by- election.In the first "expenses by-election", Labour's vote collapsed from more than 21,000 at the last general election...
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BRUSHSTROKES AND BEDLAM [Edition 2]
DESPERATE ROMANTICS BBC2, Tuesday, 9pmVERSAILLES - THE DREAM OF A KING BBC2, Saturday, 8.15pmTOPSHOP NYC IN 24 HOURS MTV, all week "WE CAN'T have a show without a muse," pronounces Aidan Turner's Dante Gabriel Rossetti as he strides through London in...
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Brushstrokes and Bedlam ; on Television
DESPERATE ROMANTICSBBC2, Tuesday, 9pmVERSAILLES - THE DREAM OF A KINGBBC2, Saturday, 8.15pmTOPSHOP NYC IN 24 HOURS MTV, all week"WE CAN'T have a show without a muse," pronounces Aidan Turner's Dante Gabriel Rossetti as he strides through London in Desperate...
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Brushstrokes and Bedlam; on Television
Byline: Olivia Cole DESPERATE ROMANTICS BBC2, Tuesday, 9pm VERSAILLES - THE DREAM OF A KING BBC2, Saturday, 8.15pm TOPSHOP NYC IN 24 HOURS MTV, all week "WE CAN'T have a show without a muse," pronounces Aidan Turner's Dante Gabriel...
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Brushstrokes and Bedlam; on Television
Byline: Olivia Cole DESPERATE ROMANTICS BBC2, Tuesday, 9pm VERSAILLES - THE DREAM OF A KING BBC2, Saturday, 8.15pm TOPSHOP NYC IN 24 HOURS MTV, all week "WE CAN'T have a show without a muse," pronounces Aidan Turner's Dante Gabriel Rossetti...
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Check in Dorset What to Take and Where to Go ; Escape
WOODLANDERSThorncombe Wood is 66 acres of ancient woodland complete with a Roman road, dormice and song thrushes. The adjacent Black Heath is all that remains of Hardy's Egdon Heath, which had a starring role in The Return of the Native, and Thomas Hardy's...
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Check in Dorset What to Take and Where to Go; Escape
WOODLANDERS Thorncombe Wood is 66 acres of ancient woodland complete with a Roman road, dormice and song thrushes. The adjacent Black Heath is all that remains of Hardy's Egdon Heath, which had a starring role in The Return of the Native, and Thomas...
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'Come on Rocky' Shout His Fans as Gerrard Walks Free; CLEARED
Byline: Paul Cheston Courts Correspondent ENGLAND football star Steven Gerrard was dramatically cleared of affray today by a Liverpool jury. The Liverpool captain had faced the threat of prison if he had been found guilty of attacking businessman...
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'Come on Rocky' Shout His Fans as Gerrard Walks Free [Edition 2]
Doran, 29, and Paul McGrattan, 31, all of Huyton, and Accrington Stanley footballers Robert Grant, 19, of Litherland and Ian Dunbavin, 28, of Southport. Another friend, John McGrattan, 34, of Huyton, admitted threatening behaviour.In his summing-up Judge...
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Diamonds Fail to Cut It for Anglo after Profits Dive 99% ; MARKET ROUND-UP
WHO would have a diamond as a best friend in a global recession? Not Anglo American, which was left reeling today after its diamond division De Beers revealed that profits plunged 99% to $3 million (Pounds 1.8 million) in the first half.The world's biggest...
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Diamonds Fail to Cut It for Anglo after Profits Dive 99%; MARKET ROUND-UP
Byline: Sarah Marks WHO would have a diamond as a best friend in a global recession? Not Anglo American, which was left reeling today after its diamond division De Beers revealed that profits plunged 99% to $3 million ([pounds sterling]1.8 million)...
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Diners Forgo Cars to Save Garden Restaurant
Byline: Sri Carmichael and Benedict Moore-Bridger MADONNA, Mick Jagger and Mario Testino can breathe a sigh of relief. The future of their favourite London alfresco dining spot is secure today after a four-year planning battle. The restaurant...
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Diners Forgo Cars to Save Garden Restaurant
MADONNA, Mick Jagger and Mario Testino can breathe a sigh of relief. The future of their favourite London alfresco dining spot is secure today after a four-year planning battle.The restaurant at Petersham Nurseries, near Richmond Park, was threatened...
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DO YOU WANT SOME? ; Liam Gallagher Turned on His Fans This Week When One of Them Lobbed a Pint at Him -- but Oasis Aren't the Only Band Attracting a Hooligan Crowd
SOUND CHECKALONG with fox hunting and cock fighting, perhaps we should be lobbying to have Gallagher-baiting banned as cruelty to dumb animals. Oasis singer Liam got his dander up yet again during a gig at the Roundhouse this week, raging throughout...
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DO YOU WANT SOME? Liam Gallagher Turned on His Fans This Week When One of Them Lobbed a Pint at Him -- but Oasis Aren't the Only Band Attracting a Hooligan Crowd
Byline: David Smyth SOUND CHECK ALONG with fox hunting and cock fighting, perhaps we should be lobbying to have Gallagher-baiting banned as cruelty to dumb animals. Oasis singer Liam got his dander up yet again during a gig at the Roundhouse...
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Enjoy the Slow Pace of Water Life - If Only They Could Get Rid of the Rubbish
AS WE pull away from the mooring by Mile End Bridge, I feel less than confident. The punt feels like it could topple over at any time, and the scenery is stark, to say the least.Only last Saturday I had my first experience of a Cambridge punt. It was...
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Even at 36, Tired Acosta Can Make the Heart Leap
FIRST NIGHT CARLOS ACOSTA AND GUEST ARTISTS London Coliseum SARAH FRATER CARLOS ACOSTA arrived on the dance scene a decade ago, and there's been unreserved raving ever since. The Cuban ballet star is, at 36, probably past his virtuoso peak,...
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Even at 36, Tired Acosta Can Make the Heart Leap
FIRST NIGHTCARLOS ACOSTA AND GUEST ARTISTS London ColiseumSARAH FRATERCARLOS ACOSTA arrived on the dance scene a decade ago, and there's been unreserved raving ever since.The Cuban ballet star is, at 36, probably past his virtuoso peak, but he still...
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'Experts' Are Left Looking Foolish by Huge Dive in Output
Byline: Hugo Duncan CITY economists were today scrambling to rewrite forecasts for the year after a shocking decline in secondquarter output that none of them managed to predict. Official figures showed the economy shrank by 0.8% between April...
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'Experts' Are Left Looking Foolish by Huge Dive in Output [Edition 2]
CITY economists were today scrambling to rewrite forecasts for the year after a shocking decline in secondquarter output that none of them managed to predict.Official figures showed the economy shrank by 0.8% between April and June -- far worse than...
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'Experts' Are Left Looking Foolish by Huge Dive in Output [Edition 3]
CITY economists were today scrambling to rewrite forecasts for the year after a shocking decline in secondquarter output that none of them managed to predict.Official figures showed the economy shrank by 0.8% between April and June -- far worse than...
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Financier Guilty of Sex Attack on 'Comatose' Party-Goer
Byline: Paul Cheston Courts Correspondent A FINANCIER who stripped and groped a "comatose" woman after a cocktail party is facing jail today after being found guilty of sexual assault. Justin von Tunzelman, 37, preyed on the woman who had passed...
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Financier Guilty of Sex Attack on Woman in Drunken 'Coma'
Byline: Paul Cheston Courts Correspondent A FINANCIER who stripped and groped a "comatose" woman after a cocktail party is facing jail today after being found guilty of sexual assault. Justin von Tunzelman, 37, preyed on the woman who had passed...
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Flashbulb Horsing About
Byline: Edited by Andy Barker Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup Cowdray Park Food & drink Roasted John Dory and buckets of Veuve Clicquot for lunch. Afternoon tea from Harrods Blue Peter moment Veuve Clicquot's artist-in-residence Tom Dixon created...
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Flashbulb Horsing About
Veuve Clicquot Gold CupCowdray ParkFood & drink Roasted John Dory and buckets of Veuve Clicquot for lunch. Afternoon tea from Harrods Blue Peter moment Veuve Clicquot's artist-in-residence Tom Dixon created gazebos out of Veuve Clicquot champagne boxes...
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Footsie Ploughs on Upward - but How Long Can It Last? MARKET ROUND-UP
Byline: Sarah Marks LONDON'S leading shares resumed their unusual summer rally after an early-morning wobble today, and were heading for a tenth straight day of gains. Since hitting 4127.17 points on 10 July, the FTSE 100 index has risen by 11.3%,...
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Footsie Ploughs on Upward - but How Long Can It Last? MARKET ROUND-UP
Byline: Sarah Marks LONDON'S leading shares resumed their unusual summer rally after an early-morning wobble today, and were heading for a tenth straight day of gains -- but only just. Although at one point the FTSE 100 index managed to push...
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Footsie Ploughs on Upward -- but How Long Can It Last? ; MARKET ROUND-UP [Edition 2]
LONDON'S leading shares resumed their unusual summer rally after an early-morning wobble today, and were heading for a tenth straight day of gains.Since hitting 4127.17 points on 10 July, the FTSE 100 index has risen by 11.3%, including a gain of 33.64...
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Footsie Ploughs on Upward -- but How Long Can It Last? ; MARKET ROUND-UP [Edition 3]
LONDON'S leading shares resumed their unusual summer rally after an early-morning wobble today, and were heading for a tenth straight day of gains -- but only just.Although at one point the FTSE 100 index managed to push through 4600, a poor opening...
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French Fantasy ; the Paris Couture Shows Are a Whirlwind of Tulle, Diamonds and Bows. Gianluca Longo Is Swept Away
in uncertain times, is haute couture relevant? The question didn't seem to matter any longer as Paris Haute Couture Week started at the beginning of July. Among its recession-defying flights of fancy were beautiful dresses, ravishing models, breathtaking...
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French Fantasy; the Paris Couture Shows Are a Whirlwind of Tulle, Diamonds and Bows. Gianluca Longo Is Swept Away
Byline: Gianluca Longo in uncertain times, is haute couture relevant? The question didn't seem to matter any longer as Paris Haute Couture Week started at the beginning of July. Among its recession-defying flights of fancy were beautiful dresses,...
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Fury over Hirst's 'Barbaric' Butterflies on Two Wheels ; IN A FLAP ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUPS ERUPT OVER BIKE BUILT FOR ARMSTRONG
HE may have got away with suspending a shark in formaldehyde, pickling sheep and cutting up cows, but Damien Hirst was today accused of "horrific barbarity" after decorating a bicycle with hundreds of dead butterflies.The artist created the bike for...
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Fury over Hirst's 'Barbaric' Butterflies on Two Wheels; IN A FLAP ANIMAL RIGHTS GROUPS ERUPT OVER BIKE BUILT FOR ARMSTRONG
Byline: Mark Prigg Technology Correspondent HE may have got away with suspending a shark in formaldehyde, pickling sheep and cutting up cows, but Damien Hirst was today accused of "horrific barbarity" after decorating a bicycle with hundreds of...
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Gay Campaigner Quits in Protest at Equality Chief
Byline: Martin Bentham Home Affairs Editor TREVOR PHILLIPS was today urged to stand down as chairman of the Government's equality watchdog as a sixth commissioner announced he was quitting the troubled organisation. Ben Summerskill, chief executive...
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Gay Campaigner Quits in Protest at Equality Chief [Edition 2]
TREVOR PHILLIPS was today urged to stand down as chairman of the Government's equality watchdog as a sixth commissioner announced he was quitting the troubled organisation.Ben Summerskill, chief executive of gay rights charity Stonewall, said he was...
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Gogen
Gogen is a word puzzle that is solved by logic. Words are formed by moving between adjacent cells horizontally, vertically or diagonally in any direction. You must insert all the remaining letters of the alphabet (except Z) into the grid so that all...
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Great Football Means Kolo Won't Quit ; Champions League Winner Yaya Toure Says His Brother Has Resolved Problems with Arsenal and Is Not Interested in a Move to Eastlands [Edition 2]
BARCELONA midfielder Yaya Toure today told Manchester City their attempts to sign his brother Kolo from Arsenal will fail because they are not a big enough club.City are expected to rekindle their interest in the 28-year-old Gunner if their pursuit of...
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Great Football Means Kolo Won't Quit ; Champions League Winner Yaya Toure Says His Brother Has Resolved Problems with Arsenal and Is Not Interested in a Move to Eastlands EXCLUSIVE
BARCELONA midfielder Yaya Toure today told Manchester City their attempts to sign his brother Kolo from Arsenal will fail because they are not a big enough club.City are expected to rekindle their interest in the 28-year-old Gunner if their pursuit of...
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Great Football Means Kolo Won't Quit; Champions League Winner Yaya Toure Says His Brother Has Resolved Problems with Arsenal and Is Not Interested in a Move to Eastlands; EXCLUSIVE
Byline: James Olley BARCELONA midfielder Yaya Toure today told Manchester City their attempts to sign his brother Kolo from Arsenal will fail because they are not a big enough club. City are expected to rekindle their interest in the 28-year-old...
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GUNNERS FANS HIT BACK AT ADEBAYOR OUTBURST [Edition 2]
A LEADING Arsenal supporters' group today warned Emmanuel Adebayor that he faces a level of abuse similar to hate-figure Ashley Cole when he returns to Emirates Stadium as a Manchester City player.The Togo star claims that a section of the club's fans...
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GUNNERS FANS HIT BACK AT ADEBAYOR OUTBURST; Fans See Red over Outburst by Adebayor
Byline: James Olley A LEADING Arsenal supporters' group today warned Emmanuel Adebayor that he faces a level of abuse similar to hate-figure Ashley Cole when he returns to Emirates Stadium as a Manchester City player. The Togo star claims that...
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Hardy Times ; Crumbling Coastlines, Dense Forests and Homity Pie: A Weekend on Thomas Hardy's Family Farm Is More Fun Now Than It Was Then, Says Gavanndra Hodge
As comely as Thomas Hardy's dairymaids may have been, the real beauty in his writing belongs to the rural landscapes he describes: the gorse moors and green meadows, thick hedgerows and misty woods of Wessex, his fictionalised Dorset, the county of his...
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Hardy Times; Crumbling Coastlines, Dense Forests and Homity Pie: A Weekend on Thomas Hardy's Family Farm Is More Fun Now Than It Was Then, Says Gavanndra Hodge
Byline: Gavanndra Hodge As comely as Thomas Hardy's dairymaids may have been, the real beauty in his writing belongs to the rural landscapes he describes: the gorse moors and green meadows, thick hedgerows and misty woods of Wessex, his fictionalised...
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Harry Pleads Poverty, but Targets a Top-Six Finish
Byline: Ian Winrow HARRY REDKNAPP insists Tottenham will challenge for a top-six finish next season even if he fails to land his top transfer targets. The Spurs manager has so far struggled to strengthen his squad in the summer and fears being...
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Harry Pleads Poverty, but Targets a Top-Six Finish
HARRY REDKNAPP insists Tottenham will challenge for a top-six finish next season even if he fails to land his top transfer targets.The Spurs manager has so far struggled to strengthen his squad in the summer and fears being priced out of moves for a...
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Hijacked Helicopter Snatches Armed Robbers from Prison
Byline: Peter Allen in Paris THREE armed robbers, including one of the most violent men in Europe, have escaped from prison in a hijacked helicopter. It flew into a jail near Bruges, Belgium, picking up repeat offenders Ashraf Sekkaki, Mohammed...
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Hijacked Helicopter Snatches Armed Robbers from Prison [Edition 2]
THREE armed robbers, including one of the most violent men in Europe, have escaped from prison in a hijacked helicopter.It flew into a jail near Bruges, Belgium, picking up repeat offenders Ashraf Sekkaki, Mohammed Johry and Abdel Had Kahjary Mulloul....
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Hot Perri Is Promising to Live Up to the Hype
Byline: Matt Majendie PERRI SHAKES-DRAYTON has promised to live up to the hype and match the world's best athletes when the London Grand Prix gets under way tonight at Crystal Palace. The highly-rated 400m hurdler, who hails from Poplar, has...
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Hot Perri Is Promising to Live Up to the Hype
Byline: Matt Majendie PERRI SHAKES-DRAYTON has promised to live up to the hype and match the world's best athletes when the London Grand Prix gets under way tonight at Crystal Palace. The highly-rated 400m hurdler, who hails from Poplar, has...
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Hot Perri Is Promising to Live Up to the Hype
PERRI SHAKES-DRAYTON has promised to live up to the hype and match the world's best athletes when the London Grand Prix gets under way tonight at Crystal Palace.The highly-rated 400m hurdler, who hails from Poplar, has been tipped as one of Team GB's...
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