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Articles from July 27, 2006

50 Years on, the Legend of Laker's Test Still Enthralls
Byline: BRIAN SCOVELL ASIDE from a shot of Andrew Flintoff 's foot, the most published cricket picture of the season has been Jim Laker striding off at Old Trafford in 1956 after he took his amazing record 19 for 90 against Australia - the 50th...
Aidy on Rollercoaster
Byline: DAVID SMITH WATFORD must hold tight for a rollercoaster ride on the club's return to the Premier League. That was the frank assessment offered today by manager Aidy Boothroyd. Yet after watching his side recover from the embarrassment...
BA CUTS FARES IN SUMMER BONANZA; Two Million Cheap Flights from [Pounds Sterling]29
Byline: JONATHAN PRYNN BRITISH AIRWAYS starts selling two million cheap flights from today. The one-way tickets from Gatwick to 26 European destinations cost [pounds sterling]29, [pounds sterling]34, [pounds sterling]39 and [pounds sterling]44...
Big Profits for Energy Firms but Bills Soar
Byline: JONATHAN PRYNN BRITISH GAS today raised its prices for the third time in less than a year with gas bills going up by 12 per cent and electricity by nine per cent. The announcement came as its parent company, the energy giant Centrica,...
Bloody Blair! Britannia at Least Had a Decent Cellar; PRINCE PHILIP'S CRUISE DIARY
Byline: NICK CURTIS SUNDAY Bloody browned off. Managed to get out of the first few days of Lilibet's gimcrack scheme to parp around the bloody Western Isles in a bloody car ferry, but now the old girl's insisting we embark tomorrow for a bit...
Blueprint for Crossrail 'Needs to Be Rewritten'
Byline: ROSS LYDALL SUBSTANTIAL changes are needed to the [pounds sterling]16billion Crossrail scheme to ensure it provides all the promised benefits to London and the South-East, MPs have warned. They say the current plans to link Heathrow with...
Boothroyd: Survival Fight Will Be Won in Our Heads
Byline: DAVID SMITH Wycombe 2 Watford 3 WATFORD must hold tight for a roller coaster ride on the club's return to the Premier League. That was the frank assessment offered today by manager Aidy Boothroyd. Yet after watching his side recover...
BOYCOTT THE GAS ROBBERS; Government Advice as Bills Rise Yet Again
Byline: JONATHAN PRYNN THE GOVERNMENT today urged customers to switch suppliers after British Gas raised prices for the third time in 12 months. The advice came after the company announced "rip-off" increases of 12 per cent in gas bills and nine...
Bring an End to Heathrow Hell
THIS WEEKEND alone there will be 1.7 million people travelling through London's three main airports, Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick. It is an enormous number of passengers, symptomatic of the dramatic increase in air travel in the past decade. At present,...
Broker Investec Picks the Winners from Olympics in London; MARKET REPORT
Byline: MICKEY CLARK IT'S not just Britain's top athletes that will be going for gold when the Olympics come to London in 2012. Big business will also be limbering up, hoping to make the most of the "Olympic halo" by scooping up some riches on...
Browne's Shell Game Shows He's Human after All
Byline: NEIL COLLINS *LORD Browne is routinely described as Britain's most admired businessman (it used to be Sir Terry Leahy until Tesco got too successful for its competitors' comfort, but that's popularity for you) and it must be very tough to...
Campbell Heads to Marseille for Talks
Byline: WAYNE VEYSEY SOL CAMPBELL could end his career in France after agreeing to have talks with Marseille at the weekend. Portsmouth had been hoping to keep the England defender in the Premiership, but he has his heart set on moving abroad....
Carphone Pledge to Cut the Broadband Queues; CITY BRIEFING
CARPHONE WAREHOUSE chief executive Charles Dunstone today promised to cut the queues for his free broadband service from Talk-Talk to just three weeks by the end of September. Some 476,000 people have signed up for the high-speed internet connection,...
Carphone 'Will Cut Broadband Queues'
Byline: NICK GOODWAY CARPHONE Warehouse chief executive Charles Dunstone today pledged to cut the queues for his free broadband service from TalkTalk to just three weeks by the end of September. Some 476,000 people have signed up for the high-speed...
Celebration Time for Slough Estates as It Joins the Footsie Club; MARKET REPORT
Byline: MICKEY CLARK THE popping of champagne corks could be heard at the offices of Slough Estates today as its shares nudged towards their record high with a rise of 11p to 654p. The property developer and investment company will tomorrow join...
Cerys Is Back - and Boyo Have We Missed Her; Review
Byline: JOHN AIZELWOOD CERYS MATTHEWS ..... at the Scala CERYS Matthews stammered: "I'm shaking like a leaf. After all, it's been a long time." And so it has. Ms Matthews had much to be nervous about last night. Less than a decade a...
Cerys Is Back and Boyo, Have We Missed Her; REVIEW: Cerys Matthews, Scala
Byline: JOHN AIZLEWOOD "I'M SHAKING like a leaf," stammered Cerys Matthews. "After all, it's been a long time." And so it has. She had much to be nervous about. Less than a decade ago, Matthews was Catatonia's singer and at the peak of her game....
Chess Champ Dies in Mysterious Fall from Hotel Window
Byline: LECH MINTOWT-CZYZ A TEENAGER who was one of Britain's top women chess players died after falling from a eighthfloor window, it emerged today. Jessie Gilbert, 19, was found outside a hotel in the Czech Republic, where she had been taking...
City Spy
DAVID SULLIVAN, co-owner of Birmingham City FC, has dared to speak out against players' inflated wage demands. "I used to f ly easyJet down to Marbella. I now get a private jet because I think 'well, that's only four days' wages for Emile Heskey'....
Commuters Who Could Have Seen Tube Murder
Byline: JUSTIN DAVENPORT THESE London Underground commuters could be key witnesses to a murder. Police today issued CCTV images of eight people who may have seen an innocent rush-hour traveller being pushed to his death in front of a Tube train....
Conwoman Escapes and Brags about It on the Net
Byline: AMAR SINGH;SHEKHAR BHATIA A NOTORIOUS con artist who was jailed last year has escaped from prison. Farah Damji, a 40-year-old mother of two and convicted fraudster, went on the run at the weekend after being given a temporary release...
Create Your Own Recruitment Ads
Byline: AMY WILLIAMS A NEW website promises to change the way companies organise and create their recruitment advertisements. www.openad.net gives members the opportunity to buy, design and market ideas simply and via the internet. Marketers...
Cycle Number Plates to Catch Danger Riders
Byline: ROSS LYDALL BIKES could be forced to carry number plates in London under new plans to clamp down on rogue cyclists. Ken Livingstone today announced his intention to introduce a compulsory registration scheme to catch riders who cycle...
Dazzling L&G Puts Paid to the Savings Crisis Worries; CITY COMMENT
Byline: ANTHONY HILTON BRITAIN is supposed to be a nation drowning in debt, with the average adult struggling to keep at bay the interest on a huge mortgage and perniciously expensive credit cards and personal loans. That is one story. But the...
Digitalchoice
BEST MOVIES Be Cool (2005) Sky Movies 2, 8pm Belated sequel to Get Shorty. John Travolta returns as a gangsterturned-movie mogul. However, all is not well in Tinseltown, and he finds himself yearning for a new project. He decides to make his...
Digital Choice
BEST MOVIES Be Cool (2005) Sky Movies 2, 8pm Belated sequel to Get Shorty. John Travolta returns as a gangsterturned-movie mogul. However, all is not well in Tinseltown, and he finds himself yearning for a new project. He decides to make his first...
Dunstone Still Loud and Clear; CITY COMMENT
Byline: ANTHONY HILTON MARKETS move from shortage to glut to mayhem, which is why you do not want to be a standalone internet service provider any more. Not so long ago, the likes of AOL and Freeserve were stockmarket darlings. Now AOL is on the...
England's Attack Shatters Tourists
Byline: DAVID LLOYD ENGLAND rediscovered their ruthless streak at Old Trafford today, with the pace of Steve Harmison and the spin of Monty Panesar combining in sensational fashion. Harmison was the destroyer-in-chief, running rampant on a bouncy...
Fallon Pleads: Lift Racing Ban or My Family Lose Home
Byline: PAUL CHESTON FORMER champion jockey Kieren Fallon will be sacked and his family made homeless unless he is allowed back into racing, the High Court heard today. Fallon has been suspended pending trial on race-fixing charges which may...
Final Countdown for Top of the Pops
Byline: ALEXA BARACAIA Media Correspondent SIR JIMMY SAVILLE signed off 42 years of pop history at the historic final recording of Top of the Pops. Sir Jimmy, the programme's first host on its debut on 1 January, 1964, harked back to the Top...
George Is in Line to Celebrate
Byline: WILL HAYLER BRILLIANT 2000 Guineas winner George Washington may make a surprise return to action on this side of the Irish Sea after he delighted trainer Aidan O'Brien in a workout after racing at Naas last night. The colt has been off...
I May Be Jewish but Israel Is in the Wrong This Time
Byline: WILL SELF I'M CONSIDERING resigning as a Jew. True, my Judaism has always been a sketchy identity: I'm neither circumcised nor bah-mitzvahed, but the Jews have usually been keen to claim me as one of their own, given that my mother was Jewish....
I'm Not Hiding Away, Says Prezza as He Takes Charge
Byline: PAUL WAUGH JOHN PRESCOTT is refusing to "hide away" when he sits in for Tony Blair next month and will embark on a series of events around the country. The embattled Deputy Prime Minister will adopt his normal duties as he runs the country...
I'm Sure They Did It, but They'll Never Be Brought to Justice; Livingstone Verdict on Lawrence Suspects
Byline: ROSS LYDALL;MARTIN BENTHAM;RICHARD EDWARDS KEN LIVINGSTONE today said the five men suspected of murdering Stephen Lawrence were "as guilty as hell". But he doubts whether they will ever be brought to justice because of problems caused...
Inzamam's English Green Party Are Eager to Beat the Drum for Pakistan
Byline: WAYNE VEYSEY "PAKISTAN, ZINDABAD!' Those two words (meaning: long live Pakistan) were conspicuous by their absence in the First Test at Lord's, as indeed were many followers of Inzamam's green party. The soundtrack in St John's Wood was...
Killed by DVT, Student Told by Doctor to Relax and Drink a Lemsip
Byline: ELLEN WIDDUP A STUDENT collapsed and died from deep vein thrombosis hours after a doctor sent her home and told her to take a Lemsip. When Penny Oldfield went to see her GP complaining of chest pains and shortness of breath she was told...
Lawyers Working in Whitehall Offices Double under Labour
Byline: MARTIN BENTHAM THE number of government lawyers has nearly doubled since 1997, figures show today. One of the biggest increases is at the Ministry of Defence, which now has more than three times as many lawyers in a reflection of Britain's...
Life as a Big Cheese; Working for a Supermarket Isn't Just Sitting at the Checkout. Rory Clements Meets a Man Whose Job as a Food Buyer Takes Him around the World 'I Had This Real Passion for Cheese and Thought I Could Make a Difference'
Byline: RORY CLEMENTS CHRIS DAWSON doesn't have a lot of time for most of his competitors in the world of supermarket cheese. He feels they are letting the side down. "One of them has just started selling a brie that is so cheap and tasteless...
LITE Weekender Our Bite-Sized Guide Bestentertainment inLondon
Byline: RHIANNON MACDONALD LIVE MUSIC FRIDAY The Suffrajets and The Shys More sober than her former bandmate Pete Doherty, drummer Gemma Clark has moved on to greener pastures since her departure from Babyshambles to form her four-piece all-girl...
Looking Cool in a Kaftan
Byline: MOLLY MANGAN MADONNA'S beach holiday in Miami caused quite a stir. Not only have we learned that she spends [pounds sterling]13,000 per night on a room, but also that she is so scared of the ageing effects of the sun, she'd rather mummify...
Looks Familiar? New Face of H&M Is Kilroy's Lovechild
Byline: ALEXA BARACAIA HE IS young, good-looking and has just been unveiled as the new face of fashion chain H&M. Fortunately, however, he shows no sign yet of wanting to embark on a career as a daytime television host, let alone setting...
Lorca Comes Alive in the Iberian Heat of Dalston; THEATRE
Byline: KIERON QUIRKE Mariana Pineda Arcola, E8 SUMPTUOUS visuals, tense sonics and Iberian heat courtesy of "the British weather" provide the perfect sweaty, oppressive atmosphere for this solid revival of the play that launched Federico...
McAnuff Is Going Nowhere, Says Palace Boss Taylor
Byline: SIMON JOHNSON Crystal Palace 2 Boavista 1 CRYSTAL PALACE manager Peter Taylor has rejected Jobi McAnuff's transfer request and told any interested clubs to forget about signing the winger. McAnuff met with Taylor on Monday to say he...
Men Can Be Useful (Some of the Time); SINGLE LIFE
Byline: LAURA TOPHAM PERHAPS I'll regret revealing this, but I recognised the drawbacks of being single this week when I attempted to go on holiday and move house, alone. On Saturday, declining offers of help from men I met recently (it felt...
Mental Health Trust Damned over Murders by Two Former Patients
Byline: REBECCA SMITH TWO murders have been linked to failings at a mental health trust in damning reports today. One former patient pushed a stranger off a platform into the path of a Tube train two years after first having treatment for a severe...
Mother's Fight for Justice over Son Shot in Barbados
Byline: ROB SINGH THE mother of a teenager shot dead by raiders during a holiday in Barbados spoke today of her desperate battle to save his life. Anne May fought to revive her son Daniel, 19, after he was shot twice in the back by robbers who...
Mugger Monkeys Escape from Zoo
Byline: MARK PRIGG A GANG of escaped squirrel monkeys are today at large in Regent's Park. London Zoo said the five primates, described as "extremely mischievous but harmless", escaped their walkthrough enclosure by leaping over the perimeter....
Mum's the Word as Natasha Is Born Again; While Paula Radcliffe Prepares for Motherhood, a Hurdler Has Found That Giving Birth Has Inspired Her to Track Success
Byline: ADRIAN WARNER SHOULD Paula Radcliffe have any doubts in the next 12 months about her ability to return to top-class athletics after having a baby, she should book an appointment to talk to Natasha Danvers-Smith. It is probably best to...
Mystery over Chess Star's Death Plunge from Hotel
Byline: LECH MINTOWT-CZYZ;AMAR SINGH MYSTERY today surrounded the death of a teenage chess star after she plunged from an eighth-floor window. Jessie Gilbert, 19, was found at the foot of a hotel in the Czech Republic where she was taking part...
Natalie's in the Red and Completely off Her Shopping Trolley; TV WATCH
Byline: PETE CLARK Shiny Shiny Bright New Hole in My Heart BBC 2 LIKE those infamously inefficient conduits used by Thames Water, the pipes that supply television programmes to my house appear to be leaking so badly that hardly anything worth...
Now Draw a Line under Stephen's Tragic Death
Byline: AMINA TAYLOR MARK Daly's documentary, The Boys Who Killed Stephen Lawrence, made compelling television. Thirteen years after Stephen was murdered, it claimed to shed new light on one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of recent years....
Parents Ignore Fears over Results at City Academies
Byline: DOMINIC HAYES PARENTS are ignoring fears that the Government's controversial city academies programme has failed to drive up standards. Education Secretary Alan Johnson announced today that the nation's 27 academies had received three...
Pick of the Night:
Byline: TERRY RAMSEY Execution of a Teenage Girl 9pm, BBC2 This is the disturbing story of the public execution of a 16-year-old girl in Iran for "crimes against chastity". After she was hanged it was claimed by a state-run newspaper that she...
Pixar's Motoring Jaunt Is as Polished as the Bodywork of Its Cars, but like Its Boy Racer Star, It Loses Its Way in Places
Byline: DEREK MALCOLM Cars Cert PG, 121 mins ..... AFTER all those movies in which human beings could be mistaken for automatons, Hollywood now gives us one in which automobiles become human. It seems to have worked a treat because this Pixar...
Powell Lays Down Marker for Record Run
Byline: ADRIAN WARNER ASAFA POWELL heads into tomorrow's Norwich Union London Grand Prix confident he can set a new world 100metres record but refusing to predict he will make sprinting history at the Crystal Palace meeting. Powell shares the...
POWER CUTS HIT WEST END; Shops, Offices and Bars Blacked out by Rationing
Byline: ANNA DAVIS A MASSIVE power cut hit the centre of London today. Tens of thousands of workers were without electricity as the blackout struck the West End, hitting shops, offices, restaurants, pubs and the Tube. Police had to direct...
Prescott Won't Lie Low in Blair's Absence
Byline: PAUL WAUGH JOHN PRESCOTT is refusing to "hide away" when he sits in for Tony Blair next month and will embark on a series of events around the country. The embattled Deputy Prime Minister will adopt his normal duties as he runs the country...
Quite Simply the Best; PROMS 2006
Byline: FIONA MADDOCKS CBSO/Orama Albert Hall **** LEILA Josefowicz has spoken of wrestling with demons when playing Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 1, which formed the centrepiece of last night's inspiring City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra...
Racism Is Still the Key to the Lawrence Case; the Revelation of Corruption at the Heart of the Met's Investigation Must Not Detract from the Main Lessons of Stephen's Murder
Byline: JONATHAN FREEDLAND THE murder of Stephen Lawrence in 1993 was probably the most important single killing in this city's living memory. It led to a profound rethinking of policing in London and beyond, but also to a round of soul-searching...
Road Movie with a Twist; the Cars Are the Stars, the Animation Is Amazing - but the Journey Is Just Too Long
Byline: DEREK MALCOLM Cars Cert PG, 121 mins *** AFTER all those movies in which human beings could be mistaken for automatons, Hollywood now gives us one in which automobiles become humans. It seems to have worked a treat, because this Pixar...
Rumours That Led to a Girl's Hanging; STAYING IN
Byline: TERRY RAMSEY Execution Of A Teenage Girl 9pm, BBC2 THIS is the disturbing story of the public execution of a 16-year-old girl in Iran for "crimes against chastity". She was hanged after it was claimed by a state-run newspaper that she...
Solving Lawrence Case Will Be Our Top Priority, Says DPP
Byline: MARTIN BENTHAM;RICHARD EDWARDS POLICE have received vital new clues in the hunt for the killers of Stephen Lawrence. The Met received more than 50 calls from members of the public in the first hour after a BBC investigation was screened....
Soul Man Is Sharp, Not Blunt; POP
Byline: DAVID SMYTH James Morrison Bush Hall, W12 HE'S A ringer for Coldplay's Chris Martin, wields an acoustic guitar like James Blunt and sings with something like the sandpaper soulfulness of Otis Redding. Twenty- one- year- old James...
Spurs Not in Chase for Van Nistelrooy
Byline: SIMON JOHNSON TOTTENHAM have dismissed reports linking them with a move for Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy as part of a deal that will see midfielder Michael Carrick going the other way. Spurs are waiting for Carrick to...
Strauss Anxious to Tough It Out
Byline: DAVID LLOYD ANDREW STRAUSS today urged his England team to conjure up the Ashes-winning spirit of last summer. Strauss and Co have said on several occasions this year that they need to draw a line under their spectacular success of 2005...
Strauss: We Must Show Spirit That Won Ashes
Byline: DAVID LLOYD ANDREW STRAUSS today urged his team to conjure up the Asheswinning spirit of last summer. The established England players and management have said on several occasions this year they need to draw a line under their spectacular...
Stravinsky Morals and All That Jazz
TAKE 5 CLASSIC EVENTS THE SOLDIER'S TALE Saturday 29 July, 7pm and 9pm. Hayward Gallery, SE1 (0870 380 0400) The setting is the Hayward Gallery, the narrator Willard White, for these performances of Stravinsky's jazzy morality tale. The London Sinfonietta...
The Expat Explosion; New Figures Show Spread of Britons across Globe
Byline: NIGEL ROSSER MORE than 4.5 million Britons are living abroad, according to new figures. They are spread across all five continents, from unlikely locations such as Mongolia and Yemen to traditionally popular destinations such as the US...
The Great Cover-Up; Madonna May Have Gone for the Human Shroud Look in a Bid to Protect Herself from the Sun, but There Are More Glamorous Ways to Shield Your Skin on the Beach during the Current Heatwave
Byline: MOLLY MANGAN MADONNA'S beach holiday in Miami has caused quite a stir. Not only have we learned that she spends [pounds sterling]13,000 on a room a night, but also that she is so scared of the ageing effects of the sun, she'd rather mummify...
THE GREAT GAS RIP-OFF; Energy Firm Posts [Pounds Sterling]692m Profits - Then Says Prices Will Be Going Up
Byline: JONATHAN PRYNN BRITISH GAS is today accused of a huge " ripoff" after bumping up prices for the third time in less than a year. Gas bills for its 16 million customers are going up 12 per cent and electricity by nine per cent from 4 September....
The Heatwave Is Killing off Capital's Trees
Byline: ANNA DAVIS;MIRA BAR-HILLEL THE heatwave is killing London's trees. Experts say species that cannot cope without so little water have already started to die off. Many more will expire by the end of summer. At Kew Gardens, gardeners...
The Oxo Mum Looking for Love in the Caribbean; What's the Perfect TV Housewife Doing in a Controversial New Play about Women Who Go to Jamaica to Meet Gigolos? We Need to Discuss the Issue of Female Sex Tourism, Says Lynda Bellingham
Byline: NICK CURTIS IF SHE wants to change her public image, I suppose the nation's favourite maternal figure could do worse than pick a drama in which she plays a middle-aged, English sex tourist who pays young Jamaican men for affection and who...
The Rover Watchdog Barks, but Doesn't Bite
Byline: NEIL COLLINS EDWARD Leigh has a well-deserved reputation as a thorn in this government's side. In his role as chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, he has caused no end of trouble, so this week's report into the final collapse of MG...
Tottenham Not in Race to Sign Van Nistelrooy; Striker Grounded after United Reject New Offers
Byline: SIMON JOHNSON TOTTENHAM today dismissed reports linking them with Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy as part of a deal that will see midfielder Michael Carrick going the other way. Spurs are waiting for Carrick to decide whether...
Truancy and Bad Behaviour Rises in City Academies
Byline: DOMINIC HAYES RISING rates of truancy and bad behaviour overshadow patchy improvement in results at Tony Blair's controversial city academies, major new research warns. One in five pupils admits their behaviour has got worse since they...
UK to Let More American Planes Fly Bombs to Israel
Byline: PAUL WAUGH BRITAIN is set to agree stopovers for more American planes carrying bombs bound for Israel despite a row over the flights. Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett has taken the unusual step of publicly criticising Washington for...
Venice? No It's Hammersmith; Cars Submerged, Homes Evacuated and Offices Flooded as Thames Water Burst Main Causes Havoc
Byline: JACK LEFLEY THAMES Water could face a multimillion pound bill after a huge water leak brought chaos to a section of west London. A torrent of water was sent rushing down King Street in Hammersmith when a major pipe burst yesterday afternoon....
Washington Has Cause for Celebration
Byline: WILL HAYLER BRILLIANT 2000 Guineas winner George Washington may make a surprise return to action on this side of the Irish Sea after he delighted trainer Aidan O'Brien in a workout after racing at Naas last night. The colt has been off...
Welcome to Go-Slow Heathrow; Big Queues as You Check In: Delays When You Fly Back: Millions Too Many Passengers: Two Years of Chaos Ahead
Byline: ROBERT MENDICK PASSENGERS at Heathrow are being forced to endure lengthy queues, delayed flights and decrepit facilities at what should be the country's showcase airport. An Evening Standard investigation today exposes the extent of the...
What the Sacking of This Brilliant Designer Tells Us about the State of the $10Bn Industry; as the House of Rochas Folds We Reveal Why the Fashion Industry Cares More about Selling Scent and Sunglasses Than It Does about Creating Beautiful Clothes
Byline: BRENDA POLAN IT'S shock and dismay among the elite of the international fashion industry. The Paris-based house of Rochas has just closed and now the hip London label FrostFrench has filed miserable figures showing that Sadie Frost and Jemima...
Will Hayler's Guide to the Televised Races at Ascot
Byline: WILL HAYLER 2.05: MUDAWIN is suited by a galloping track and put in a decent show when giving plenty of weight and a short head beating to Rio De Janeiro at Sandown last time. He's yet to attempt two miles but appeared to relish the one...
Win the Chance to Lead Chelsea out at the FA Community Shield
WITH the football season's curtain-raiser, the FA Community Shield, only three weeks away, here's a chance for your child to appear at the Millennium Stadium. McDonald's, the presenting partner of the FA Community Shield, has teamed up with the...
Win Tickets to Dating on Ice
HOW TO ENTER STANDARD LITE is giving 50 lucky readers a pair of tickets to attend the UK's first ever Dating On Ice event hosted by Del Monte Smoothies this Saturday, 29 July, at London's Queens Ice Rink in Bayswater. The event is a spin-off from...