Daily Mail (London)

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Articles from June 1, 2010

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28 Britons, a Nobel Winner and a Top Author; ... the Unlikely Crewmates Who Sailed into a Maelstrom
Byline: Dan Newling and Mike Larkin ONE of the world's best-selling crime authors was among the passengers in the flotilla. Henning Mankell, 62, who wrote the Inspector Wallander books, had still not been contacted last night. The Swede has...
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28 Britons, a Nobel Winner and a Top Author; ... the Unlikely Crewmates Who Sailed into a Maelstrom
Byline: Dan Newling and Mike Larkin ONE of the world's bestselling crime authors was among the passengers in the flotilla. Henning Mankell, 62, who wrote the Inspector Wallander books, had still not been contacted last night. The Swede has...
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2 for 1 Entry; to the Dinosaur Encounter Ambassador Theatre, Dublin
TO coincide with our free Dinosaur wallchart and stickers this week, the Dinosaur Encounter Exhibition at the Ambassador Theatre, Dublin is offering every reader a 2 for 1 entry all this week. Simply cut out the voucher below and present it on arrival...
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Activists Got What They Wanted -- Confrontation; COMMENTARY
Byline: by Michael Burleigh AT FIRST glance, it is the same old story. Once again, Israel seems to be guilty of using excessive force against innocent civilians - scoring a dreadful own-goal in the process. But while the deaths of 19 of those...
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Activists' Plan to Stop Labour 'Relic' Going for the Park
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor LABOUR activists are at loggerheads over who should stand for the party in the next race for the Aras. While Michael D Higgins, 'the grand old man' of the left, had been preparing to assume the mantel, some...
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Agony of Missing Suzanne's Parents
Byline: Steven Henry DETECTIVES investigating the disappearance of book-keeper Suzanne Pilley have told of the 'distress and torment' endured by her devastated parents. Police revealed Robert and Sylvia Pilley's anguish as they launched a fresh...
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Airman Sacked for Cursing at Superior; Commandant Avoids Prison but Insists He Will Appeal
Byline: Sandra Murphy AN Air Corps officer avoided a jail term yesterday after he was dismissed for calling his superior 'a little p****'. Commandant Niall Donohoe faced a 12-month sentence after he made the remark when given the lowest grading...
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Alzheimer's Carers Are All Alone. It's Time the HSE Helped Them; Good Health Viewpoint
Byline: MAURICE O'CONNELL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF IRELAND THE survey results released last week by The Alzheimer Society of Ireland in conjunction with RTe's Prime Time Investigates, highlights a deepening crisis in this country...
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Anguish of 'Crossbow Victim' Mother
Byline: Chris Brooke THE mother of alleged 'crossbow cannibal' victim Susan Rushworth broke down in tears yesterday as she spoke about her daughter. Christine Thompson said there had always been a glimmer of hope the 43-year-old would turn up...
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Another [Euro]2bn Is Handed to Anglo; Huge Nama Discount Puts Dent in Bank's Books
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor AN additional e2billion of taxpayers' money was signed over to Anglo Irish Bank yesterday. The cash injection came as it emerged that Nama's discount on loans it has taken from the rogue bank is far bigger...
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Archbishop Quits but Denies Abuse
Byline: Catherine Fegan AN archbishop accused of sexually assaulting a teenager before having a 20-year affair with the girl has quit the Church. Pope Benedict XVI accepted the resignation of Archbishop Richard Burke from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary,...
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A STAR IS BORN; Finn Lord's It . . . and Is Already an Ashes Cert
Byline: by PAUL NEWMAN IT MAY seem perverse to suggest that being stretched until tea on the last day by Bangladesh has enhanced England's Ashes prospects, but this will be remembered as the Test when a star was born. Steven Finn can start planning...
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A STAR IS BORN; Finn Lord's It ... and Is Already an Ashes Cert
Byline: by PAUL NEWMAN IT MAY seem perverse to suggest that being stretched until tea on the last day by Bangladesh has enhanced England's Ashes prospects, but this will be remembered as the Test when a star was born. Steven Finn can start planning...
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As We Cherish Selfish Adults Instead of Our Children, How Many Couples Are Siblings but Don't Know It?
Byline: Brenda Power What are the chan-ces of a youn-g man- an-d woman- meetin-g, fallin-g in- love an-d havin-g a child together without realisin-g they are siblin-gs? a lon-g shot, you might thin-k. But in- a coun-try this size, an-d with the...
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A TEAM BUILT IN BRITAIN; Lennon Is Planning to Buy on the Home Front
Byline: by PETER JARDINE INVERNESS was the backdrop some four years ago when Moroccan midfielder Merouane Zemmama made his sPL debut for a Hibs side then managed by Tony Mowbray. Although it was an August day, wind and rain was howling through...
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A World Apart; ADVERTISEMENT SPECIAL
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Banks Can Reach the Parts Other Keepers Can't. JEFF POWELL Begins His Search for England's World Cup Dream Team with a Look at the Nation's Finest No 1s
Byline: JEFF POWELL AS A graduate of the contain-and- counter college of Italian football, it is not often that Fabio Capello drops his guard. Nor is it always obvious when it happens. So when he does, it gives serious cause for alarm. Inadvertently,...
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Banks Still Lending Less Money to Businesses; Price Var High Low
Byline: Ferghal Blaney BANKS continue to lend less cash to Irish businesses and homeowners, according to new figures. Despite repeated warnings from ministers to free up credit, financial institutions lent 4.5pc less in april than 12 months earlier....
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BLOODBATH ON THE HIGH SEAS; as Israel Endures a Global Backlash over Raid on Convoy That Left Nine Dead, Irish Aid Ship Vows to Press Ahead with Its Mission to Gaza
Byline: Sam Greenhill and Dan Newling ISRAEL faced global condemnation yesterday after a bloody commando raid on a convoy to Gaza that left nine dead. Thirty were injured as special forces marines, arriving from boats and helicopters, stormed...
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BP Braced for Slide in Shares as New Bid to Stop Oil Leak Begins
Byline: From David Gardner in Los Angeles BP WAS preparing for more stock market turbulence last night over its latest plan to cap the oil well leak in the Gulf of Mexico. White House officials said the new operation could cause further devastation...
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BP Is Braced for Shares Backlash
Byline: From David Gardner in Los Angeles BP was preparing for more stock market turbulence last night over its latest plan to cap the oil well leak in the Gulf of Mexico. White House officials said the new operation could cause further environmental...
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BP's Oil Spill Isn't Just an Ecological Disaster -- It's a Catastrophe for Britain ...and You
Byline: by Alex Brummer CITY EDITOR ONCE again, the efforts by British Petroleum to bring to an end the disastrous oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon project in the Gulf of Mexico have been found wanting. Ever since a deadly explosion triggered...
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Brave Olivia Conquers Her Fears but Not BGT Rivals
Byline: Liz Thomas FIGHTING back tears, schoolgirl Olivia Archbold's dreams of stardom ended on national TV last night. The 14-year-old, who was so nervous at her audition her hands visibly shook, overcame her fears to face the Britain's Got...
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Britain's Youngest Mum, Aged Just 12; Pictured with Her Baby for the F Irst Time, the Painfully Young and Haunted Scots Girl Who Fell Pregnant at the Age of Eleven
Byline: Maureen Culley AGED just 12 years old, this is Britain's youngest mother holding her newborn baby. Still a child herself, the new parent's sunken, fearful eyes and inability to smile transform what should be a joyful moment into a desperately...
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Britain's Youngest Mum; Girl Who Was Pregnant at 11 Says She Will Fight to See Her Daughter
Byline: Maureen Culley PREGNANT at 11 and a parent by the age of 12, this is Britain's youngest mother holding her newborn baby. Still a child herself, Tressa Middleton looks scared as she stares into the camera. Within days of this unsettling...
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Brutality That Has Made Me Lose Faith in Israel
Byline: COMMENTARY by Neil Clark THE violent assault by Israeli forces on a humanitarian aid ship has understandably led to a wave of condemnation from across the world. In Israel's defence, the latest YouTube footage shows their troops being...
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By the Way ... Nurses Need More Time to Do Their Jobs Properly
noW this is worrying: a quarter of patients were discharged from hospital without having their medicines explained to them properly, according to a Care Quality Commission survey. Furthermore, around half were not told about danger signals to watch...
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Calderwood Fears for Cash-Hit Killie
Byline: BRIAN MARJORIBANKS WHEN it comes to depressing footage set in Kilmarnock, it seems likely that Marvin Baird, Dayna McLaughlin and the rest of the cast of BBC Scotland's shock documentary The Scheme may not enjoy a monopoly for much longer....
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Candystripes Will Take a Gamble on McEleney
Byline: PHILIP QUINN FOR Shane McEleney, it's a case of have boots will travel as the Ireland Under 19 defender, who was on international duty in the Ukraine yesterday as the Boys in Green narrowly missed out on qualification, is wanted by Derry...
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Canty in Race to Make It for Kerry Crunch
Byline: SHANE McGRATH CORK skipper Graham Canty has admitted he is facing a battle to be fit for Sunday's collision with fierce rivals Kerry in Killarney. The Bantry Blues star, the most influential single player in Conor Counihan's plans, has...
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Capello to Sign His Deal before Leaving
Byline: MATT LAWTON THE Football Association believe they have seen off the threat of Inter Milan and are now confident Fabio Capello will sign a revised contract before he boards England's plane to the World Cup tomorrow night. Discussions between...
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Could Battered BP Become a Bid Target?
Byline: by Karl West INVESTORS in troubled oil giant BP are bracing themselves for a heavy fall in the group's shares when trading resumes in London today after the stock fell 6.8pc in Frankfurt yesterday. BP was valued at [pounds sterling]92.9bn...
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Critics' Choice
Byline: TV previews by SOPHIE HEATH FILM: NORTH BY NORTHWEST, 12.20pm, Ch4 WHEN Cary Grant (pictured with Eva Marie Saint) is mistaken for a government agent, his humdrum life is thrown into chaos -- and a series of now iconic setpiece confrontations...
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Crumbs! Recycling Police Reject Bin over a Bit of Bread
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter A HOUSEHOLDER was left fuming after 'over zealous' binmen refused to collect his rubbish when he accidentally left one inch-long scrap of bread in his wheelie bin. The binmen posted a note through Michael Carter's...
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Crunch Talks for Webber
Byline: JONATHAN McEVOY MARK Webber e n d u r e d a period of turbulence on our flight back to London yesterday. It was appropriate after the weekend that had gone before. The Australian, Formula One world championship leader and the only driver...
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Crunch Talks for Webber
Byline: JONATHAN McEVOY Motor Racing Correspondent MARK WEBBER endured a period of turbulence on our flight back to London yesterday. It was appropriate after the weekend that had gone before. The Australian, Formula One world championship leader...
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Dancer Can Delight
Byline: PEADAR FLANAGAN the Noel Meade-trained Darceys Dancer can trip the light fantastic on his second start over fences in the beginners chase at Ballinrobe tonight. Paul Carberry's mount, who put up a couple of cracking performances last...
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Days Ago Kylie Called Him 'The One'. Now There Are Fears It Could Be All Over
Byline: Richard Simpson JUST a few days ago, Kylie Minogue spoke affectionately about the Spanish lover she thought could be 'the one'. But a few days, it seems, is an awfully long time in showbusiness. The Mail has learned that the pair's...
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Deadly Clash as Troops Plunge in from the Sky
Byline: by Vanessa Allen DRAMATIC images of the deadly commando raid were revealed last night which showed the desperate battle on board the Mavi Marmara. The shaky infra-red video, released by the Israeli Defence Force, showed soldiers apparently...
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Deadly Clash as Troops Plunge in from the Sky
Byline: by Vanessa Allen DRAMATIC images of the deadly commando raid were revealed last night which showed the desperate battle on board the Mavi Marmara. The shaky infra-red video, released by the Israeli Defence Force, showed soldiers apparently...
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Deadly Clash as Troops Plunge in from the Sky
Byline: by Vanessa Allen DRAMATIC images of the deadly commando raid were revealed last night which showed the desperate battle on board the Mavi Marmara. The shaky infra-red video, released by the Israeli Defence Force, showed soldiers apparently...
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DIY DAZZLERS! You Needn't Spend a Fortune to Get a Sparkling Celebrity Smile. We Put the High Street Tooth Whiteners to the Test
Byline: MANDY FRANCIS THESE days, most of us aspire to a beautiful white smile -- but with professional whitening treatments costing up to [pounds sterling]800, it's tempting to opt for one of the many DIY products available. However, experts...
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Donald Deserves His Slot among the World's Elite
Byline: DEREK LAWRENSON the world of golf ENGLISH golfers have produced a quite remarkable achievement this week -- four of them now occupy berths in the top 10 of the world rankings. It's quite an amazing feat as since the world rankings began...
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Donald Deserves His Slot among the World's Elite
Byline: DEREK LAWRENSON the world of golf NO, it's not a printing error, a trick of the light or someone getting his nationalities mixed up. There really are four Englishmen with berths in the top 10 of the world rankings. Isn't that an amazing...
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DON'T FUDGE IT, FABIO; Gerrard Must Be Told to Sit and Hold, or We Risk Another Sven Shambles
Byline: by MATT LAWTON Chief Football Correspondent ENGLAND, as Fabio Capello was the first to recognise, have been here before. 'I know the history of Gerrard and Lampard,' he said after trying to provide assurances that he could solve the one...
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Double Price Hike to Hit Eircom Customers
Byline: Ferghal Blaney Consumer Affairs Correspondent EIRCOM'S 2.5million customers are facing a double hike in their phone bills. The company is adding 3 per cent to the price of a call, and also plans to charge by the minute instead of the...
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Dream Is over for Donegal Old Boys
Byline: MICHEAL CLIFFORD TIME may have run out for Donegal's veterans in their bid to win an elusive Ulster medal. After Sunday's quarter-final defeat to Down, Donegal manager John Joe Doherty warned that the county would have to look to youth for...
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Dressed to Drill, the Glam Dentist Who's Curing Fear; High-Heels Treatment Proves a Winner
Byline: Maggie Mallon IN her cocktail dress and high heels, she looks as though she is dressed for a night on the town. But Ambi Jeyabalan is actually going to work - in her dental practice. The glamorous dentist wants to transform the dreaded...
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Ease the Wheeze for Good! How Simple Exercises Can Actually Improve Asthma; NO FADS FITNESS
Byline: KARL HENRY ANYONE can exercise. And while it's also easy to make excuses -- 'I'm too old; I'm injured; I'm too busy' -- many will find that by simply ignoring this 'can't do' mentality, half the battle to get fit and healthy is done. ...
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Ending the Tyranny of State Secrecy; Daily Mail COMMENT
LABOUR may have been elected on a promise of providing 'freedom of information', but the party's 13 years in power will be remembered for a chilling obsession with secrecy and cover-up. Child abuse inquiries were suppressed; judges who dared to...
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Europe's Other Great Sea; ADVERTISEMENT SPECIAL; More and More People Are Putting the Baltic Sea at the Top of Their Cruise Wish Lists. It Is a Region of High Culture, Architecture, History and Astonishing Natural Beauty. A Cruise Ship Lets You See It Best
THERE was a time when people planning on taking a cruise dreamed of sailing south towards the sun. These days, the Baltic coast and Norway's fjords have come into their own as must-see areas. And don't assume that a Baltic or Norway cruise means cold...
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'Fastest OAP' Took Ten-Mile Short Cut in the Marathon
Byline: Paul Bentley WHEN 69-year-old Anthony Gaskell crossed the London Marathon finishing line in a mere three hours and five minutes, he found himself in the record books. His was the fastest time ever recorded by anyone over 65 and he was...
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Fat Cats Earning More Than the Prime Minister
Byline: Tim Shipman Deputy Political Editor MORE than 170 civil servants who earn larger salaries than the Prime Minister were named yesterday. In total, they cost taxpayers in excess of [pounds sterling]29million a year, according to details...
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Fatherhood Has Been My Hardest Ever Role; Scottish Movie Star Admits Family Life Is Not Easy
Byline: Jenna Alexander IN his new TV show, he plays a father trying to stop his estranged son going down the wrong road in life. Now Dougray Scott, star of films such as Mission Impossible II and Enigma, has revealed that being a real-life father...
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Fergie: I Was in the Gutter; Duchess Tells Oprah She'd Been Drinking When She Took Cash for Access to Andrew
Byline: From Paul Thompson in Miami THE Duchess of York has tried to explain her offer to sell access to Prince Andrew for [pounds sterling]500,000 by saying she was drinking at the time. She told Oprah Winfrey she was 'not in the right place'...
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Fergie: I Was in the Gutter during Sting; Oprah Hears Duchess Was Drinking at the Time
Byline: From Paul Thompson in Miami THE Duchess of York has tried to explain her offer to sell access to Prince Andrew for [pounds sterling]500,000 by saying she was drinking at the time. She told U.S. chat show host Oprah Winfrey she was 'not...
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Fergie Tells Oprah She Was in the Gutter When She Betrayed Andrew
Byline: From Paul Thompson in Miami SARAH Ferguson has tried to explain her offer to sell access to Prince Andrew for the equivalent of E590,000 by saying she was drinking at the time. She told Oprah Winfrey she was 'not in the right place' when...
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FINN-ISHED! Steven Lord's It but Morgan Not Needed
Byline: by PAUL NEWMAN IT MAY seem perverse to suggest that being stretched until tea on the last day by Bangladesh has enhanced England's Ashes prospects, but this will be remembered as the Test when a star was born. Steven Finn can start planning...
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Five Years Ago Andrew Was Plying His Trade in the Irish League. Now He's off to South Africa
Byline: JOE CALLAGHAN reports from Brisbane THIS week may have finally marked the international emergence of Keith Fahey, but it merely further enforced Giovanni Trapattoni's stance on domestic football in Ireland. Fahey had been working wonders...
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FREE MAGNIFICENT SCROLL WITH THE HISTORY OF YOUR FAMILY NAME; DAILY MAIL PROMOTION; Personalised to YOUR Surname; Packed with Fascinating Detail; Printed on Superb Quality 8in X 12in Paper
WHAT'S in a name? Well, given that Brad Pitt's ancestors used to live by a ditch and Simon Cowell's predecessors used to call home a 'cow hill', the answer is an amazing amount. And today the Daily Mail is continuing its offer of giving every reader...
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FREE MAGNIFICENT SCROLL WITH THE HISTORY OF YOUR FAMILY NAME; Personalised to Your Surname; Packed with Fascinating Detail; Printed on Superb Quality 8in X 12in Paper; DAILY MAIL PROMOTION
WHAT'S in a name? Well, given that Brad Pitt's ancestors used to live by a ditch and Simon Cowell's predecessors used to call home a 'cow hill', the answer is an amazing amount. And today the Daily Mail is continuing its offer of giving every reader...
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'Galway Are Just Streets Ahead of Us'
Byline: PAUL KEANE GALWAY are 'streets ahead' of their Leinster semi-final opponents Of faly, according to Faithful County captain Brian Carroll. The corner forward thought Offaly were 'dead and buried' against Antrim as they stared down their...
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Gap-Year Girl Killed by Altitude Sickness
Byline: Fay Schlesinger A GIFTED university graduate died after collapsing with altitude sickness while trekking in Peru during a gap year. Katrina Jacks, 23, the daughter of two doctors, was hiking near Lake Titicaca when she became ill in the...
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Gap-Year Girl Killed by Altitude Sick Ness
Byline: Fay Schlesinger A GIFTED university graduate died after collapsing with altitude sickness while trekking in Peru during a gap year. Katrina Jacks, 23, the daughter of two doctors, was hiking near Lake Titicaca when she became ill in the...
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Gene Tests: The New Russian Roulette? Are You Carrying a Killer Gene? Will You Get Cancer? A Genetic Test May Tell You - and Could Save Your Life. but It Might Also Force You to Make Heartbreaking - and Unnecessary - Sacrifices
Byline: JOHN NAISH AYDEN Hunt is a typical ten-year-old boy who loves his Xbox and playing table tennis. To all appearances, he's a normal, energetic boy, yet his life has been overshadowed by a potentially devastating condition. In fact, by...
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Gene Was the Good Guy; LETTERS
AT FIRST, my husband and I couldn't work out what was going on in the last episode of Ashes To Ashes (Letters), but right at the end, when Chris, Ray and Shaz entered the pub, we realised it was some sort of parable of good triumphing over evil. ...
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Geordie Bhoy; Thompson Set for Celts Return
Byline: by PETER JARDINE NEIL LENNON'S appointment as Celtic boss moved another step closer last night, with Newcastle United resigning themselves to losing coach Alan Thompson to Parkhead. Lennon is seeking to put together his management team...
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Girl, 5, Mauled as She Tries to Kiss Family Dog
Byline: Katherine Faulkner A LITTLE girl was savaged by her family dog after she bent down to give it a kiss. Tanisha Hall, five, suffered severe facial injuries when the pet bulldog turned on her in her home. Her distraught grandfather told...
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Gloucester Refusal Enrages Robinson
Byline: by ROB ROBERTSON SCOTLAND coach Andy Robinson was on a collision course with England's top clubs last night after accusing them of holding his international players to ransom. Robinson has been refused permission to select four Gloucester...
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Health Boosting Brews
Byline: LUCY ELKINS FROM weight loss to indigestion -- there's a tea to for every illness. The question is: do they really work? Catherine Collins, principal dietitian at St George's Hospital, London, gives her view. NAUSEA Birt & Tang's...
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He's on His Way Home; First of Irish Is Deported but Others Held by Israel
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor ONE of the Irish passportholders 'kidnapped' by Israeli commandos from the Gaza aid flotilla was on his way home last night. Shane Dillon, who was reportedly wounded during the military raid while his ship...
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History Man Heads Home with His Girl
Byline: Richard Kay AfTer seven years working in the u.s., where he has taken the intelligentsia by storm, TV historian Niall ferguson is returning to Britain -- and friends expect his somaliaborn lover to accompany him, much to the chagrin of his...
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Home in on Tax; LETTERS
THE average first-time property buyer in the UK is 37 years old. In a recent survey by Barratt, owning a property came above marriage or having children as an ambition, but the former Labour government pushed this dream beyond the reach of most young...
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Horrible Historians! They Are as Seedy and Devious as Politicians, Claims Children's Author
Byline: Ryan Kisiel HE has sold millions of children's books by bringing to life disgusting tales from days gone by. But according to Terry Deary, contemporary historians are just as contemptible as any of the characters in his Horrible Histories...
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Housing Benefit Families Pocketing [Pounds Sterling]26,000-Plus
Byline: Kirsty Walker Political Correspondent THOUSANDS of families are raking in housing benefit worth more than [pounds sterling]26,000 per year, according to an analysis of the welfare system. A total of 3,400 people are receiving the bumper...
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How a Magnet Can Help Men with a Flow Problem
Byline: PAT HAGAN AMAGNETIC valve implanted in the bladder could help thousands of men unable to urinate properly because of prostate problems. When a man needs to go to the loo, he places the magnet next to his genitals, which opens the valve....
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HOW DID HE MAKE IT TO 74? Five Wives, Decades of Drug Abuse, Half a Gallon of Rum a Day. as Hollywood's Craziest Hellraiser Dennis Hopper Dies Untamed and Unrepentant
Byline: by Peter Evans WELL, it's tough being a legend if you don't die young. Enfants terribles should be smothered at birth. If I live much longer, people will have to tell me what it was all about, because I sure as hell can't remember too much...
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How Healthy Is YOUR Breakfast? as a New Study Links a Daily Bacon Sandwich to a Greater Risk of Heart Disease
Byline: PETA BEE THE adage to 'Breakfast like a King' has more than a ring of truth to it. Increasingly, studies show that it really is the most important meal of the day. Indeed, people who eat breakfast have been shown to be slimmer than those...
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How Making Your Child Wear Sunglasses Could Save Their Sight
Byline: RACHEL ELLIS AS SOON as the sun comes out, we all know we should slap on the sun cream to protect ourselves against ultraviolet rays. These can burn the skin, causing premature ageing and cancer. But what many people don't realise is...
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How Profits Can Go Up in Smoke; City Focus
Byline: From Rupert Steiner in Beijing ONE puff of smoke and Britain's hotel firms, tour operators and airlines were plunged into crisis in April. New data shows the ash plumes thrust from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano, and the ensuing chaos,...
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How Six in Ten of Us Have Lost That Loving Feeling
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter IT is perhaps inevitable that some of the romance will go out of a relationship as time passes. For some couples that spontaneity is replaced by a steady, deepening affection. But not for as many as we would like...
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How to Protect Yourself and Your Family
Preventative medication, such as malarone, is taken as a daily tablet; it works by preventing the parasite from reproducing. However, in some parts of the world the malaria parasites have become resistant to this, so you should check with a GP or...
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I AM NOT A LEGEND, DECLARES HISTORY MAN DARIO; Flying Scot Franchitti's Joy after Second Indy500 Title
Byline: JIM McGILL DON'T call me a legend. As the words tripped from Dario Franchitti's lips, even he must have appreciated the absurdity of his comment. It is not often that a Scottish sportsman races into the pages of history. Franchitti, however,...
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I Hate to Say It, but Mary Whitehouse Was Probably Right; Joan Bakewell's Astonishing Conversion
Byline: Liz Thomas FOR more than 30 years their battle lines were clearly drawn. One woman determined to uphold the nation's traditional moral values, the other fighting for a new liberal age of freedom. Now veteran broadcaster Dame Joan Bakewell...
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I Hate to Say It, but Mary Whitehouse Was Probably Right; Permissive Society Failed Women, Says Joan
Byline: Liz Thomas FOR more than 30 years their battle lines were clearly drawn. One woman determined to uphold the nation's traditional moral values, the other fighting for a new liberal age of freedom. Now veteran broadcaster Dame Joan Bakewell...
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I Need a Peerage to Save the Planet; Prescott 'Justifies' His About-Face on Lords
Byline: Kirsty Walker Political Correspondent JOHN PRESCOTT has revealed the reason behind his extraordinary decision to accept a peerage: He wants to save the planet. The former Deputy Prime Minister had previously declared he would never accept...
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In Sickness and in Health - Ibrox 'Eyes' Saw It All
Byline: EWING GRAHAME EWAN CHESTER has seen Rangers go from riches to rags during his three decades at the club. Brought in as chief scout as part of Graeme Souness's revolution in the mid-1980s, he has experienced the times when Manchester United...
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Islands of Your Dreams; with Its Exotic Scenery, Stunning Coral Reefs and Laid-Back Attitude, the Caribbean Is Still the Cruise Destination of Choice for Those Who Want to Get Away from It All When on Holiday - Particularly in the Depths of the British Winter; ADVERTISEMENT SPECIAL
THE lure of pristine sand beaches and sparkling seas sum up the enduring appeal of the Caribbean, explaining why, after the Mediterranean and Northern Europe, it is Britons' favourite cruise destination: a whopping 275,000 UK passengers cruised there...
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Israel Faces World Fury after Deadly Raid on Aid Convoy
Byline: Sam Greenhill and Dan Newling ISRAEL faced global condemnation yesterday after a bloody commando raid on a convoy to Gaza which left up to 19 dead. Another 30 were injured as special forces marines arriving from boats and helicopters...
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Israel Faces World Fury after Deadly Raid on Aid Convoy
Byline: Sam Greenhill and Dan Newling ISRAEL faced global condemnation yesterday after a bloody commando raid on a convoy to Gaza which left up to 19 dead. Another 30 were injured as special forces marines arriving from boats and helicopters...
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Israel Faces World Fury after Deadly Raid on Aid Convoy
Byline: Sam Greenhill and Dan Newling ISRAEL faced global condemnation yesterday after a bloody commando raid on a convoy to Gaza which left up to 19 dead. Another 30 were injured as special forces marines arriving from boats and helicopters...
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Israel Faces World Fury after Deadly Raid on Aid Convoy
Byline: Sam Greenhill and Dan Newling ISRAEL faced global condemnation yesterday after a bloody commando raid on a convoy to Gaza which left up to 19 dead. Another 30 were injured as special forces marines arriving from boats and helicopters...
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Is the Welsh Assembly Really Necessary? DEBATE
THE Welsh Assembly should be dissolved. Few people in Wales are aware that the Assembly has a total of 86 offices, of which some are in Paris, Seoul, Beijing, Munich, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Milan, Sydney, Mumbai, Bangalore, Tokyo, New York and Dubai....
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Is This Devolved Body Really Necessary? Debate
THE Welsh Assembly should be dissolved. Few people in Wales are aware that the Assembly has a total of 86 offices, of which some are in Paris, Seoul, Beijing, Munich, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Milan, Sydney, Mumbai, Bangalore, Tokyo, New York and Dubai....
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I Tied My Hands to the Bedstead; Actress Nadia Sawalha's Eczema Drove Her to Take Desperate Measures - but Then She Decided to Put Aside Her Prejudices and Try Homeopathy. 'The Effect Is What I Can Only Describe as Biblical. My Skin Renewed Itself'
Byline: RICHARD BARBER NOT everyone has a pet name for their eczema, but actress and TV presenter Nadia Sawalha called hers 'my John rash' after a mild attack was triggered as a 17-year-old after she broke up with her boyfriend. And as mysteriously...
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It's Gloriously Chaotic Weather, We're Having
Byline: Steven Henry SCOTLAND soaked up glorious sunshine yesterday as the country celebrated a record-breaking month of topsy-turvy weather. Temperatures soared to 68f (20c) as thousands of Scots took to parks and beaches to make the most of...
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It's Piracy. My Son Is Peaceful, He Wouldn't Start a Suicidal Clash
Byline: Galen English THE mother of an activist caught up in the Israeli attack has condemned it as 'an act of piracy'. Eleanor Lamb, whose son Fiachra O'Luain is being held in Israel, said he was trained in peace tactics and had no intention of...
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JOSE REVEALS GRAND PLANS; 'No One Has Ever Won All Three of the Top Leagues and I Want to Be the First'
Byline: PETE JENSON reports from Madrid ONLY at Real Madrid are new managers hit with the question 'Are you fearing the sack?' on their first day at work -- but Jose Mourinho had come well prepared. The man previously known as 'The Special One'...
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Journey over a Great Ocean; ADVERTISEMENT SPECIAL; Savvy Cruisers Who Love Spending Time on Board Their Ship Opt for Long Ocean Crossings
IN OUR go-faster age, with the internet and mobile phones putting us all 'on call' 24/7 and stress becoming as everyday a complaint as the common cold, the chance to escape the rat race even for a short time seems as rare and precious as gold dust....
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