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Articles from July 27, 2006

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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...
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50 Years on, the Legend of Laker's Test Still Enthralls
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 anniversary of which falls...
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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...
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Aidy on Rollercoaster
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 of conceding a first minute...
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BA CUTS FARES IN SUMMER BONANZA ; Two Million Cheap Flights from Pounds 29
BRITISH AIRWAYS starts selling two million cheap flights from today. The one-way tickets from Gatwick to 26 European destinations cost Pounds 29, Pounds 34, Pounds 39 and Pounds 44 including all charges and taxes. They are being sold on a first come...
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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...
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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,...
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Big Profits for Energy Firms but Bills Soar
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, said it made a Pounds 692 million...
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Bloody Blair! Britannia at Least Had a Decent Cellar ; PRINCE PHILIP'S CRUISE DIARY
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 of the old wave-and-grin for...
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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...
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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...
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Blueprint for Crossrail 'Needs to Be Rewritten'
SUBSTANTIAL changes are needed to the Pounds 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 the City and Canary Wharf are inadequate...
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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...
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Boothroyd: Survival Fight Will Be Won in Our Heads
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 from the embarrassment of conceding...
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BOYCOTT THE GAS ROBBERS ; Government Advice as Bills Rise Yet Again
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 per cent on electricity for...
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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...
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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,...
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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,...
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Broker Investec Picks the Winners from Olympics in London ; MARKET REPORT
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 the way. That is the conclusion...
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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...
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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...
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Browne's Shell Game Shows He's Human after All
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 avoid letting your head swell...
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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....
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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,...
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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,...
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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...
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Carphone 'Will Cut Broadband Queues'
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 internet connection, launched...
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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...
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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...
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Cerys Is Back and Boyo Have We Missed Her ; Review
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 g o, she was Catatonia's singer and at the...
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Cerys Is Back and Boyo, Have We Missed Her ; REVIEW: Cerys Matthews, Scala
"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. Her mix of attitude, quotability...
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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....
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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...
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Chess Champ Dies in Mysterious Fall from Hotel Window
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 part in an international chess...
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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'....
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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'. It...
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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....
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Commuters Who Could Have Seen Tube Murder
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. John Curran, 52, was pushed from...
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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...
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Conwoman Escapes and Brags about It on the Net
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 from HMP Downview in Sutton, Surrey. She failed...
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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...
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Create Your Own Recruitment Ads
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 can post their own briefs online...
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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...
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Cycle Number Plates to Catch Danger Riders
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 on pavements and ignore red...
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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...
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Dazzling LG Puts Paid to the Savings Crisis Worries ; CITY COMMENT
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 other, which came out last week...
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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...
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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 foray...
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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...
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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 foray...
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Dunstone Still Loud and Clear ; CITY COMMENT
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 block but no one wants to buy...
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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...
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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...
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England's Attack Shatters Tourists
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 pitch to finish with six...
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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...
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Fallon Pleads: Lift Racing Ban or My Family Lose Home
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 not finish until the end of next...
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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...
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Final Countdown for Top of the Pops
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 of the Pops tradition for the show's...
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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...
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George Is in Line to Celebrate
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 the track since sustaining...
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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....
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I May Be Jewish but Israel Is in the Wrong This Time
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. However, now that...
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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...
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I'm Not Hiding Away, Says Prezza as He Takes Charge
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 for nearly three weeks...
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I'm Sure They Did It, but They'll Never Be Brought to Justice ; Livingstone Verdict on Lawrence Suspects
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 by a failed private prosecution brought by the black teenager's...
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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...
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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...
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Inzamam's English Green Party Are Eager to Beat the Drum for Pakistan
"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 the clinking of champagne...
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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...
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Killed by DVT, Student Told by Doctor to Relax and Drink a Lemsip
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 she had a mild infection and...
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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...
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Lawyers Working in Whitehall Offices Double under Labour
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 growing involvement in wars...
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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'
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 that I wonder why anybody would...
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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...
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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...
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LITE Weekender Our Bite-Sized Guide Bestentertainment inLondon
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 punk outfit. Koko, 1a Camden High...
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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...
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Looking Cool in a Kaftan
MADONNA'S beach holiday in Miami caused quite a stir. Not only have we learned that she spends Pounds 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 herself in towels than catch some...
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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...
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Looks Familiar? New Face of HM Is Kilroy's Lovechild
HE IS young, good-looking and has just been unveiled as the new face of fashion chain HM. Fortunately, however, he shows no sign yet of wanting to embark on a career as a daytime television host, let alone setting up one of the most spectacularly unsuccessful...
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Lorca Comes Alive in the Iberian Heat of Dalston ; THEATRE
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 Garcia Lorca's dramatic career. Telling...
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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...
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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...
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McAnuff Is Going Nowhere, Says Palace Boss Taylor
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 wanted to quit Palace to play in...
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Men Can Be Useful (Some of the Time) ; SINGLE LIFE
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 wrong to accept when I didn't...
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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...
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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...
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Mental Health Trust Damned over Murders by Two Former Patients
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 personality disorder and...
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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...
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Mother's Fight for Justice over Son Shot in Barbados
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 targeted his family's holiday...
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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....
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Mugger Monkeys Escape from Zoo
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. Keepers have been dispatched...
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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
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 arrange the chat in advance...
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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...
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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...
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Mystery over Chess Star's Death Plunge from Hotel
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 in an international chess tournament. Organisers...
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Natalie's in the Red and Completely off Her Shopping Trolley ; TV WATCH
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 watching is getting through...
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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...
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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....
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Now Draw a Line under Stephen's Tragic Death
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. I wish those trying to get...
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