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Articles from December 5, 2006

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'33% RISE' FOR LONDON MPs ; Straw Wants Big Shake-Up of Allowances
INNER London MPs are in line for a boost in their home allowance of up to Pounds 20,000, the Standard can reveal. A review body has been asked by Commons Leader Jack Straw to consider allowance arrangements for all MPs serving constituencies in the capital....
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'33% RISE' FOR LONDON MPs; Straw Wants Big Shake-Up of Allowances
Byline: NICHOLAS CECIL INNER London MPs are in line for a boost in their home allowance of up to [pounds sterling]20,000, the Standard can reveal. A review body has been asked by Commons Leader Jack Straw to consider allowance arrangements for...
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ABN Puts Up Royal Dutch as Its Big Winner for 2007; Market Report
Byline: MICKEY CLARK OIL giant Royal Dutch Shell, up 25p at 1814p, was today being seen as one of the big tips for 2007, with City investors set to sweep the board and achieve a gain of up to 63% on their money. At least that is the view of one...
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ABN Puts Up Royal Dutch as Its Big Winner for 2007; Market Report
Byline: MICKEY CLARK OIL giant Royal Dutch Shell, up 48p at 1837p, was today being seen as one of the big tips for 2007, with City investors set to sweep the board and achieve a gain of up to 63% on their money. At least that is the view of one...
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And It Was All Going So Well ... ; Blow for Freddie as England Snatch Defeat from Jaws of Victory
THE Barmy Army were left heartbroken today as Australia got one hand back on the Ashes. England clutched a defeat from a seemingly unbeatable position in the Second Test in Adelaide. While the five-match series officially finishes on 6 January, most...
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And It Was All Going So Well ... Blow for Freddie as England Snatch Defeat from Jaws of Victory
Byline: RICHARD EDWARDS THE Barmy Army were left heartbroken today as Australia got one hand back on the Ashes. England clutched a defeat from a seemingly unbeatable position in the Second Test in Adelaide. While the five-match series officially...
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Another Shock at the Turner ; the Londoner's Diary
AS Blackadder's unwashed sidekick Baldrick Tony Robinson might have been regarded as a bit of a non-starter with the girls but at last night's Turner Prize at Tate Britain the 60-year-old was proudly showing off his glamorous 25-year-old girlfriend....
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Another Shock at the Turner; the Londoner's Diary
AS Blackadder's unwashed sidekick Baldrick Tony Robinson might have been regarded as a bit of a non-starter with the girls but at last night's Turner Prize at Tate Britain the 60-year-old was proudly showing off his glamorous 25-year-old girlfriend....
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Austere ... but Challenging ; COMMENTARY
THE victory of Tomma Abts serves as a test of the depth of the exploding popularity of contemporary art. Favourites Rebecca Warren and Phil Collins were surprisingly overlooked. When the prize was founded in the Eighties, few people cared about the art...
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Austere ... but Challenging; COMMENTARY
Byline: NICK HACKWORTH THE victory of Tomma Abts serves as a test of the depth of the exploding popularity of contemporary art. Favourites Rebecca Warren and Phil Collins were surprisingly overlooked. When the prize was founded in the Eighties,...
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BA Slams Plans to Raise Heathrow Fees
Byline: ROBERT LEA PLANS to increase airline charges at Heathrow by 50% into the next decade - inevitably leading to higher air fares - have been shot down by British Airways as completely unjustified. The Civil Aviation Authority today proposed...
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BA Slams Plans to Raise Heathrow Fees
PLANS to increase airline charges at Heathrow by 50% into the next decade - inevitably leading to higher air fares - have been shot down by British Airways as completely unjustified. The Civil Aviation Authority today proposed rises of as much as 10%...
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BBC Will Not Have a New Chairman to Replace Grade before Next April
Byline: ALEXA BARACAIA THE BBC will be left without a chairman until at least April. The corporation has been deprived of a chairman since Michael Grade's shock defection to ITV last week. But the Standard can reveal that interviews for the...
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BBC Will Not Have a New Chairman to Replace Grade before Next April
THE BBC will be left without a chairman until at least April. The corporation has been deprived of a chairman since Michael Grade's shock defection to ITV last week. But the Standard can reveal that interviews for the vacant post will not begin until...
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Berkhamsted Can Get Back to Winning Ways
Byline: WILL HAYLER BERKHAMSTED (nap) has been lost in the wilderness for most of 2006 but ran a cracker on his first start for a new stable last week and gets a strong vote to return to winning ways at Wolverhampton tomorrow. This handicap is...
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Berkhamsted Can Get Back to Winning Ways
BERKHAMSTED (nap) has been lost in the wilderness for most of 2006 but ran a cracker on his first start for a new stable last week and gets a strong vote to return to winning ways at Wolverhampton tomorrow. This handicap is a long way from his days as...
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Blair Sees Reform of NHS as Legacy ; ANALYSIS
TONY BLAIR believes the National Health Service is on the verge of greatness. He knows that downgrading local AE departments is unpopular with the electorate and is prepared for a certain amount of protests. But he is determined that reforming the health...
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Blair Sees Reform of NHS as Legacy; ANALYSIS
Byline: REBECCA SMITH TONY BLAIR believes the National Health Service is on the verge of greatness. He knows that downgrading local A&E departments is unpopular with the electorate and is prepared for a certain amount of protests. But...
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BOOKS ; Comedy
HERE are five books that will be welcomed by any fan of the art of the quip. The strangest but best is The World Of Karl Pilkington by Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant (Fourth Estate, Pounds 10). Pilkington could be the funniest man...
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BOOKS; Comedy
HERE are five books that will be welcomed by any fan of the art of the quip. The strangest but best is The World Of Karl Pilkington by Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant (Fourth Estate, [pounds sterling]10). Pilkington could be...
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Boothroyd: We'll Survive Watford Way
MAN CITY-0 WATFORD-0 MANAGER Adrian Boothroyd has vowed his side will beat relegation the "Watford way". The Hornets battled to a point in the goalless draw with Manchester City last night, which could prove priceless in their bid for survival....
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Boothroyd: We'll Survive Watford Way
MAN CITY0 WATFORD0 MANAGER Adrian Boothroyd has vowed his side will beat relegation the "Watford way". The Hornets battled to a point in the goalless draw with Manchester City last night, which could prove priceless in their bid for survival. Goalkeeper...
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Box-Ticking Isn't the Way You Improve Performance ; Merger That's Hard to Swallow Short Motor Trip to Make Pounds 180m 'It's Astonishing That until Yesterday There Had Been No Serious Academic Study of How Shareholder Activism Can Improve Returns'
A FAVOURITE theme of this column is that there is very little evidence that increased corporate governance has led to improved corporate performance - for the good reason that governance in the UK is not about running the business in a more intelligent,...
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Box-Ticking Isn't the Way You Improve Performance; Merger That's Hard to Swallow Short Motor Trip to Make [Pounds Sterling]180m 'It's Astonishing That until Yesterday There Had Been No Serious Academic Study of How Shareholder Activism Can Improve Returns'
Byline: ANTHONY HILTON A FAVOURITE theme of this column is that there is very little evidence that increased corporate governance has led to improved corporate performance - for the good reason that governance in the UK is not about running the...
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Cheat Firms Face Rulings to Pay Faster
Byline: JAMES ROSSITER BRITAIN'S specialist competition legal body, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), has paved the way for companies to seek speedier damages from rivals found guilty of anti-competitive behaviour. The CAT has forced American...
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Cheat Firms Face Rulings to Pay Faster
BRITAIN'S specialist competition legal body, the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), has paved the way for companies to seek speedier damages from rivals found guilty of anti-competitive behaviour. The CAT has forced American drugs company Genzyme - fined...
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Chronicle of Nirvana Will Hit Just the Right Note as a Gift ; MusicLite's Writers Offer Their Pick of the Christmas Reads
IT'S NOT been a huge year for music books - nothing to rival Bob Dylan's Chronicles from 2005 - but there have been plenty of fine efforts covering a wide spectrum of genres. Probably the most fascinating is Nirvana: The True Story by Everett True (Omnibus...
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Chronicle of Nirvana Will Hit Just the Right Note as a Gift; MusicLite's Writers Offer Their Pick of the Christmas Reads
IT'S NOT been a huge year for music books - nothing to rival Bob Dylan's Chronicles from 2005 - but there have been plenty of fine efforts covering a wide spectrum of genres. Probably the most fascinating is Nirvana: The True Story by Everett True...
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Closing Hospital Unit 'Puts Patients at Risk'
Byline: REBECCA SMITH PATIENTS will be put at risk if a vital rheumatology service is closed, doctors warned today. Health bosses want to close the unit at Newham University Hospital in April and redistribute its services among community clinics...
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Closing Hospital Unit 'Puts Patients at Risk'
PATIENTS will be put at risk if a vital rheumatology service is closed, doctors warned today. Health bosses want to close the unit at Newham University Hospital in April and redistribute its services among community clinics because they say it will soon...
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Continental Drift Leading to Disaster at the Valley
Byline: LEO SPALL Charlton v Blackburn The Valley, 8pm WHEN Charlton's directors sat down in the summer to map out a new era for the club they did not envisage the predicament they are in today. Working out how to get the team off the bottom...
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Continental Drift Leading to Disaster at the Valley
Charlton v Blackburn The Valley, 8pm WHEN Charlton's directors sat down in the summer to map out a new era for the club they did not envisage the predicament they are in today. Working out how to get the team off the bottom of the table when they are...
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Continental Drift Leads to Tremors at the Valley
Byline: LEO SPALL Charlton v Blackburn The Valley, 8pm WHEN Charlton's directors sat down in the summer to map out a new era for the club they did not envisage the predicament they are in today. Working out how to get the team off the bottom...
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Continental Drift Leads to Tremors at the Valley
Charlton v Blackburn The Valley, 8pm WHEN Charlton's directors sat down in the summer to map out a new era for the club they did not envisage the predicament they are in today. Working out how to get the team off the bottom of the table when they are...
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Council Tax 'Will Rise' in New Appeals System ; the Londoner's Diary
MINISTERS were today accused of paving the way towards hitting hundreds of thousands of homeowners with higher council tax bills. The Tories warned that at least 200,000 householders in England are likely to appeal against being put into a higher council...
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Council Tax 'Will Rise' in New Appeals System; the Londoner's Diary
Byline: NICHOLAS CECIL MINISTERS were today accused of paving the way towards hitting hundreds of thousands of homeowners with higher council tax bills. The Tories warned that at least 200,000 householders in England are likely to appeal against...
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Critic's Choice Top Five Plays
Byline: NICHOLAS DE JONGH Little Shop of Horrors Menier Chocolate Factory, SE1 Witty, slick and always eager to entertain, the cultish charms of Little Shop of Horrors are on full display at the Chocolate Factory. The B-movie plot, centred around...
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Critic's Choice Top Five Plays
Little Shop of Horrors Menier Chocolate Factory, SE1 Witty, slick and always eager to entertain, the cultish charms of Little Shop of Horrors are on full display at the Chocolate Factory. The B-movie plot, centred around a flesh-eating plant discovered...
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Critic's Choice Top Ten Films
Byline: DEREK MALCOLM Shortbus 18, 101 mins John Cameron Mitchell's thinking man's porno movie has a group of New Yorkers exploring the concepts of sex, love and freedom. It's eyeopening, if uneven, and you have admire the bravery of the cast....
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Critic's Choice Top Ten Films
>> Shortbus 18, 101 mins John Cameron Mitchell's thinking man's porno movie has a group of New Yorkers exploring the concepts of sex, love and freedom. It's eyeopening, if uneven, and you have admire the bravery of the cast. Selected cinemas. London...
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Curry House Cameron Is out to Woo the Ethnic Vote
Byline: AMAR SINGH HE'S a proud West Londoner, enjoying his multi-ethnic surroundings and hoping to transform the Conservatives into a diverse, modern party of the future. He also enjoys a meal at his local Indian restaurant and is quite partial...
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Curry House Cameron Is out to Woo the Ethnic Vote
HE'S a proud West Londoner, enjoying his multi-ethnic surroundings and hoping to transform the Conservatives into a diverse, modern party of the future. He also enjoys a meal at his local Indian restaurant and is quite partial to a bit of curried goat...
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Customs Crackdown on Dollar Shoppers ; NY Bargain Hunters Face UK Tax Bill
BARGAIN-HUNTING Londoners flocking to New York will be met with a Customs crackdown when they fly back with their goods. The strength of the pound against the dollar means huge savings for transatlantic Christmas shoppers. BA has put on extra flights...
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Customs Crackdown on Dollar Shoppers; NY Bargain Hunters Face UK Tax Bill
Byline: SHEKHAR BHATIA BARGAIN-HUNTING Londoners flocking to New York will be met with a Customs crackdown when they fly back with their goods. The strength of the pound against the dollar means huge savings for transatlantic Christmas shoppers....
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Dangers in the Night ; COMEDY Andrew Maxwell ***
THE problem about being the comedians' comedian is that it brings you kudos but does not pay the bills. Many stand-ups would rather be the bank managers' comedian. But after a show-stealing turn at the recent Secret Policeman's Ball respected raconteur...
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Dangers in the Night; COMEDY Andrew Maxwell ***
Byline: BRUCE DESSAU THE problem about being the comedians' comedian is that it brings you kudos but does not pay the bills. Many stand-ups would rather be the bank managers' comedian. But after a show-stealing turn at the recent Secret Policeman's...
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Digitalchoice & Planner; Best Movies
PAY PER VIEW Secuestro Express (2005) FilmFlex/Front Row FOR all its quick editing, this Venezuelan thriller about a hasty kidnapping is as lazy as they come. First-timer Jonathan Jakubowicz may want to say something cogent about capitalism,...
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Digitalchoice Planner ; Best Movies
PAY PER VIEW Secuestro Express (2005) FilmFlex/Front Row FOR all its quick editing, this Venezuelan thriller about a hasty kidnapping is as lazy as they come. First-timer Jonathan Jakubowicz may want to say something cogent about capitalism, poverty...
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Dire England Back to Their Worst; Ashes Bid in Tatters as Flintoff's Men Fail in Familiar Fashion
Byline: DAVID LLOYD ENGLAND went down on their knees here today and all but surrendered the Ashes to Australia. Fifteen months after fighting heroically to reclaim cricket's most famous prize, Andrew Flintoff 's team froze like rabbits in a spotlight...
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Dire England Back to Their Worst ; the Phrase 'Total Test Collapse' Has Returned to Haunt Our Cricketers
ENGLAND went down on their knees here today and all but surrendered the Ashes to Australia. Fifteen months after fighting heroically to reclaim cricket's most famous prize, Andrew Flintoff 's team froze like rabbits in a spotlight aimed at them by Shane...
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Dire England Back to Their Worst; the Phrase 'Total Test Collapse' Has Returned to Haunt Our Cricketers
Byline: DAVID LLOYD ENGLAND went down on their knees here today and all but surrendered the Ashes to Australia. Fifteen months after fighting heroically to reclaim cricket's most famous prize, Andrew Flintoff 's team froze like rabbits in a spotlight...
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Dome's New Neighbours Cost Pounds 5bn ; Peninsula to Have 10,000 New Homes, Shops, Park and Schools
THIS is how Greenwich peninsula will look in 15 years - a mixture of homes, gardens, shops, open-air cafes and public sculptures in treelined avenues. It will take Pounds 5billion to transform the area around the Dome from derelict industrial land into...
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Dome's New Neighbours Cost [Pounds Sterling]5bn; Peninsula to Have 10,000 New Homes, Shops, Park and Schools
Byline: MIRA BAR-HILLEL THIS is how Greenwich peninsula will look in 15 years - a mixture of homes, gardens, shops, open-air cafes and public sculptures in treelined avenues. It will take [pounds sterling]5billion to transform the area around...
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Drog: Equality the Key for Mourinho Machine
Byline: NEAL COLLINS DIDIER DROGBA goes into Chelsea's final Champions League Group A match against Levski Sofia tonight claiming everyone is equal at Stamford Bridge. While Arsenal struggle to contain the much hyped rift between Arsene Wenger...
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Drog: Equality the Key for Mourinho Machine
DIDIER DROGBA goes into Chelsea's final Champions League Group A match against Levski Sofia tonight claiming everyone is equal at Stamford Bridge. While Arsenal struggle to contain the much hyped rift between Arsene Wenger and Thierry Henry, Drogba said:...
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England Slump to Shocking Defeat ; Ashes Look Lost after Aussies Conjure Six-Wicket Win on Dramatic Last Day Ashes Look Lost after Aussies Conjure Six-Wicket Win on Dramatic Last Day
ENGLAND were a picture of misery here today after Andrew Flintoff 's team crumbled to a record-breaking defeat which will almost certainly cost them any chance of keeping the Ashes. The tourists lost an astonishing Second Test by six wickets as Australia...
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England Slump to Shocking Defeat; Ashes Look Lost after Aussies Conjure Six-Wicket Win on Dramatic Last Day Ashes Look Lost after Aussies Conjure Six-Wicket Win on Dramatic Last Day
Byline: DAVID LLOYD ENGLAND were a picture of misery here today after Andrew Flintoff 's team crumbled to a record-breaking defeat which will almost certainly cost them any chance of keeping the Ashes. The tourists lost an astonishing Second...
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Extend Rail Platforms, Ken Warns Owners of Battersea
Byline: MIRA BAR-HILLEL KEN LIVINGSTONE today warned the new owners of Battersea Power Station that he could block multimillion pound plans to develop the site. Irish developers Treasury Holdings bought the vast, derelict landmark last week from...
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Extend Rail Platforms, Ken Warns Owners of Battersea
KEN LIVINGSTONE today warned the new owners of Battersea Power Station that he could block multimillion pound plans to develop the site. Irish developers Treasury Holdings bought the vast, derelict landmark last week from the Hong Kong-based Hwang family...
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Fame Has Brought Me Love . . . and Lots of Freebies ; Grace on the High-Wire Act of Being a Reality Star
THE day dance teacher Grace Adams-Short stepped into the Big Brother house last May, her life changed forever. While she expected to be a tabloid favourite for the 12 weeks the show was broadcast, and anticipated the familiar 15 minutes of fame afterwards,...
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Fame Has Brought Me Love . . . and Lots of Freebies; Grace on the High-Wire Act of Being a Reality Star
Byline: KATIE HIND THE day dance teacher Grace Adams-Short stepped into the Big Brother house last May, her life changed forever. While she expected to be a tabloid favourite for the 12 weeks the show was broadcast, and anticipated the familiar...
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Fast Eddie and His New Girl Has Mel Seeing Red
THAT Eddie Murphy is one fast mover. The actor broke the news last night that he has dumped Spice Girl Mel B and is demanding a paternity test on her unborn baby. And now it's emerged Ed has been secretly dating film producer Tracey Edmonds for a month-and-a-half....
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Fast Eddie and His New Girl Has Mel Seeing Red
THAT Eddie Murphy is one fast mover. The actor broke the news last night that he has dumped Spice Girl Mel B and is demanding a paternity test on her unborn baby. And now it's emerged Ed has been secretly dating film producer Tracey Edmonds for a month-and-a-...
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Fast Talk ; an Instant Interview with . . . BRADLEY WALSH
ACTOR and former professional footballer Bradley Walsh, 46, was once best known for playing for Brentford, but is now famed for his role as Danny Baldwin in Coronation Street, which he recently left. He lives in Essex with his wife Donna and son Barney....
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Fast Talk; an Instant Interview with . . . BRADLEY WALSH
Byline: SIMON BUTTON ACTOR and former professional footballer Bradley Walsh, 46, was once best known for playing for Brentford, but is now famed for his role as Danny Baldwin in Coronation Street, which he recently left. He lives in Essex with his...
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FEELGOOD FACTOR ; Bella Blissett Acquires a Great Smile, Lovely Nails and Catches Up with Sex and the City
What is it? Power whitening at The Gloucester Road Smile Centre uses the latest technology from America to whiten and brighten your smile. As the work is done on your teeth, you can also have a manicure and pedicure - and all this while relaxing and...
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FEELGOOD FACTOR; Bella Blissett Acquires a Great Smile, Lovely Nails and Catches Up with Sex and the City
What is it? Power whitening at The Gloucester Road Smile Centre uses the latest technology from America to whiten and brighten your smile. As the work is done on your teeth, you can also have a manicure and pedicure - and all this while relaxing and...
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Fergie Adds to Queen's Party Planning Woes ; the Londoner's Diary
TONIGHT'S belated 80th birthday party for the Queen at the Ritz has proved something of a headache for the veteran organiser of such events, Lady Anson, cousin of the Queen and sister of the late society photographer Lord Lichfield. With guests including...
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Fields vs Concrete
TODAY's review of planning policy by Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Kate Barker represents a showdown between the construction industry, urged on by a Chancellor keen to see faster economic growth, and the defenders of England's countryside....
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Fields vs Concrete
TODAY's review of planning policy by Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Kate Barker represents a showdown between the construction industry, urged on by a Chancellor keen to see faster economic growth, and the defenders of England's countryside....
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Filmchoice
Forget Me Never Five, 3.40pm (1999) ... DIANE MAGOWIN (Mia Farrow, above) is an attorney in a private practice when she finds herself getting easily confused and having a poor short-term memory. She is soon diagnosed with Alzheimer's but does not...
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Filmchoice
Forget Me Never Five, 3.40pm (1999) ... DIANE MAGOWIN (Mia Farrow, above) is an attorney in a private practice when she finds herself getting easily confused and having a poor short-term memory. She is soon diagnosed with Alzheimer's but does not want...
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Fletcher: Selection Right despite Defeat ; WHAT THEY SAID
DUNCAN FLETCHER today defended his team selection after England collapsed on the final day of the second Test to gift Australia a 2- 0 lead in the Ashes. The coach has come under pressure for not selecting Monty Panesar but insisted England had been...
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Fletcher: Selection Right despite Defeat; WHAT THEY SAID
DUNCAN FLETCHER today defended his team selection after England collapsed on the final day of the second Test to gift Australia a 2-0 lead in the Ashes. The coach has come under pressure for not selecting Monty Panesar but insisted England had been...
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For Whom the Bell Tolls. ; the Londoner's Diary
TORY attempts to win the Lib-Dem seat of Westmorland and Lonsdale have hit the buffers after its candidate, councillor Richard Bell, was ousted. Bell was recently visited by neighbouring MP and former chief whip David Maclean warning him he faced almost...
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For Whom the Bell Tolls. the Londoner's Diary
TORY attempts to win the Lib-Dem seat of Westmorland and Lonsdale have hit the buffers after its candidate, councillor Richard Bell, was ousted. Bell was recently visited by neighbouring MP and former chief whip David Maclean warning him he faced...
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Frustrating Crozan on Way Back
Byline: WILL HAYLER STILL no nearer to knowing what made him become one of the most frustrating horses of last season, trainer Nicky Henderson is preparing Crozan for his seasonal reappearance in this Saturday's Boylesports.com Gold Cup, the steeplechasing...
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Frustrating Crozan on Way Back
STILL no nearer to knowing what made him become one of the most frustrating horses of last season, trainer Nicky Henderson is preparing Crozan for his seasonal reappearance in this Saturday's Boylesports.com Gold Cup, the steeplechasing highlight of...
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'Gentle Giant' Is Gunned Down ; in Brief
A WINDOW cleaner described as a "gentle giant" was shot dead after watching boxing. Sean Jenkins, who was 6ft 8in, had been with friends to Caesar's Palace in Streatham on Sunday night and had then gone to a house in Newstead Walk, Carshalton, where...
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'Gentle Giant' Is Gunned Down; in Brief
A WINDOW cleaner described as a "gentle giant" was shot dead after watching boxing. Sean Jenkins, who was 6ft 8in, had been with friends to Caesar's Palace in Streatham on Sunday night and had then gone to a house in Newstead Walk, Carshalton, where...
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Get It off Your Txt ; Your Mobile Moans
. WATERLOO City line out due to dust on the platform (Lite, Mon)! Whatever next ? Will it be too dark to run the train? . WHY do young women expect men to give up their seats? We have legs that get tired from working all day too! . TO WHOEVER stole...
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GREEN BELT UNDER THREAT ; Thousands of New Homes Could Be Built
THE green belt system came under attack today in a major government report on planning regulations. Tens of thousands of homes and shops should be built on protected land around cities such as London, according to the radical findings. The report calls...
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GREEN BELT UNDER THREAT; Thousands of New Homes Could Be Built
Byline: PAUL WAUGH THE green belt system came under attack today in a major government report on planning regulations. Tens of thousands of homes and shops should be built on protected land around cities such as London, according to the radical...
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Health&Beauty
SALON SECRETS ANNA MOUGLALIS, 28, is a French model and actress. Having made more than five films since her 1998 debut, Karl Lagerfeld picked her to become the face of Chanel Allure. Bag of tricks... Chanel Soin Tendre Levres lip treatment,...
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HealthBeauty
SALON SECRETS ANNA MOUGLALIS, 28, is a French model and actress. Having made more than five films since her 1998 debut, Karl Lagerfeld picked her to become the face of Chanel Allure. Bag of tricks... Chanel Soin Tendre Levres lip treatment, Pounds 14.50,...
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Heathrow Cleared for Big Lift in Charges to Airlines
Byline: ROBERT LEA HEATHROW Airport is to be allowed to hit airlines and passengers with an inflation-busting rise for takeoff and landing charges in order to build a new terminal - Heathrow East - as well as invest in better security, the Civil...
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Heathrow Cleared for Big Lift in Charges to Airlines
HEATHROW Airport is to be allowed to hit airlines and passengers with an inflation-busting rise for takeoff and landing charges in order to build a new terminal - Heathrow East - as well as invest in better security, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)...
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How Wayne Will Change the Shape of the Royal Ballet ; the Man Who Brought the White Stripes to Covent Garden Is a Surprising Choice for the Royal Ballet's Choreographer, but, Writes Norman Lebrecht, It Is Certainly an Exciting One
HE IS A bad boy, a ballet outsider, a choreographer who declined the Billy Elliot route of tutu classes and worked his moves on kids on an east London estate to find the shapes and rhythms that give dance its dizzy relevance in the frenzy of modern life....
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How Wayne Will Change the Shape of the Royal Ballet; the Man Who Brought the White Stripes to Covent Garden Is a Surprising Choice for the Royal Ballet's Choreographer, but, Writes Norman Lebrecht, It Is Certainly an Exciting One
Byline: NORMAN LEBRECHT HE IS A bad boy, a ballet outsider, a choreographer who declined the Billy Elliot route of tutu classes and worked his moves on kids on an east London estate to find the shapes and rhythms that give dance its dizzy relevance...
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How You Can Have a Large One This Xmas - and Stay Slimline; (1)Health, Beauty & Fitness(2)a Festive Partygoers Guide to Enjoying a Seasonal Drink without Piling on the Pounds
Byline: KATE REW ONE thing you're guaranteed to get every Christmas is fat. It's a festival of eating - Christmas dinners, chocolate logs and late-night KFCs on the way home from the parties. By mid-December, your party outfits won't fit any more....
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How You Can Have a Large One This Xmas and Stay Slimline ; (1)Health, Beauty Fitness(2)a Festive Partygoers Guide to Enjoying a Seasonal Drink without Piling on the Pounds
ONE thing you're guaranteed to get every Christmas is fat. It's a festival of eating - Christmas dinners, chocolate logs and late- night KFCs on the way home from the parties. By mid-December, your party outfits won't fit any more. Throw in a mince pie...
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I'd Sue Him, Says Ken as London Turns on 2012 Chief
Byline: ROSS LYDALL;ADRIAN WARNER A TWO-PRONGED attack was today launched against the former Olympic boss who claimed the bill for the London Games was out of control. Olympic Delivery Authority chief Sir Roy McNulty hit back against allegations...
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I'd Sue Him, Says Ken as London Turns on 2012 Chief
A TWO-PRONGED attack was today launched against the former Olympic boss who claimed the bill for the London Games was out of control. Olympic Delivery Authority chief Sir Roy McNulty hit back against allegations from former ODA chairman Jack Lemley that...
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I Just Wished for a Happy Ending ; PREVIEW
Tsunami: The Aftermath 9PM BBC2 NONE of the passion has subsided in this concluding part of the powerful post-natural disaster drama - the survivors are portrayed with the same intense believability and you find yourself willing magic TV happy endings...
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I Just Wished for a Happy Ending; PREVIEW
Byline: IMOGEN RIDGWAY Tsunami: The Aftermath 9PM BBC2 NONE of the passion has subsided in this concluding part of the powerful post-natural disaster drama - the survivors are portrayed with the same intense believability and you find yourself...
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I'm Not Bragging, but I Do Know How to Get a Girl ; Playing the Field Two Singletons Share Their Search for Love
ONE of the questions I get asked most often is how I manage to get dates with more girls than perhaps I deserve. I'd like to say that it was my devastating wit, Bransonsized bank balance or chiselled good looks. As anyone who knows me will tell you,...
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I'm Not Bragging, but I Do Know How to Get a Girl; Playing the Field Two Singletons Share Their Search for Love
Byline: SCOTT MANSON ONE of the questions I get asked most often is how I manage to get dates with more girls than perhaps I deserve. I'd like to say that it was my devastating wit, Bransonsized bank balance or chiselled good looks. As anyone...
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In Brief ; Nintendo Plays a Winning Game
NINTENDO, which has already sold out of its Wii games consoles in the UK before their official launch on Thursday, today said it might beat profit forecasts thanks to the popularity of its other best- seller - the handheld DS, pictured. The company said...
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In Brief; Nintendo Plays a Winning Game
NINTENDO, which has already sold out of its Wii games consoles in the UK before their official launch on Thursday, today said it might beat profit forecasts thanks to the popularity of its other best-seller - the handheld DS, pictured. The company...
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I Start without Any Idea and I Aim for an Eventual Result at Some Point ; Abstract Art Explained by First Woman Painter to Win the Turner Prize
GERMAN painter Tomma Abts, who admits that she has no idea what her finished paintings will look like when she starts them, has won the Turner Prize. Abts, who lives in Clerkenwell, is the first female painter to win the Pounds 25,000 prize, which this...
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