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Articles from December 8, 2011

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10 MAKE-UP ESSENTIALS FOR UNDER [Pounds Sterling]10
Byline: BEAUTY CONFIDENTIAL with Elsa McAlonan Eylure Pre-glued Ready To Wear False Eyelashes ([euro]7.99, Superdrug) FOR party lashes, use two strips. But if you prefer a more natural look, use individual lashes or cut up strip lashes and place...
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10 MAKE-UP ESSENTIALS FOR UNDER [Pounds Sterling]10
Eylure Pre-glued Ready To Wear False Eyelashes ([pounds sterling]5.25, Boots) FOR party lashes, use two strips. But if you prefer a more natural look, use individual lashes or cut up strip lashes and place a few in the outer corners of your eyes....
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30% off the Lipstick Collection Created by Kate Moss
30% OFF THE LIPSTICK COLLECTION CREATED BY KATE MOSS TERMS AND CONDITIONS: To the consumer: This coupon entitles the bearer to 30% off on any Rimmel London Kate Moss Lipstick where the customer gets a discount of [euro]2.09/[pounds sterling]1.69...
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30 Years to Save the Deposit for a Home
Byline: Becky Barrow Business Correspondent MILLIONS of families will have to save for more than 30 years to raise the deposit required to get on to the property ladder, a study reveals today. The report highlights the crippling impact of high...
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50 Glam Gifts under [Pounds Sterling]50; Bright Ideas for Girly Presents That Won't Break the Bank
Byline: Styling: LIZ HEMMINGS Rosebud jar, [pounds sterling]18.00, oliver bonas.com Watering can, [pounds sterling]9.93, home base.co.uk Ginger Hunks chocolates, [pounds sterling]12.50, prestat.co.uk Bottle, [pounds sterling]19.30, Lisbeth...
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Adding Insult to Injury; Now Villagers Who Have Protested against an Illegal Travellers' Camp for 586 Days Are Told: YOU Are Facing Eviction
Byline: Andy Dolan VILLAGERS who have spent 19 months camping day and night to prevent development at an illegal gipsy site now face being evicted themselves - for breaking planning laws. They could even be forced to abandon their camp before...
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A Few of My Favourite Things; Alex Jones
Byline: PAULA KERR The TV presenter, 34, hosts BBC1's The One Show with Matt Baker and is on this year's Strictly Come Dancing. She lives in West London. PRIZED POSSESSION FOR my 18th birthday my parents gave me a Rolex watch. It has a silver...
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A Few of My Favourite Things; FORMER Model and Strictly Contestant Jodie Kidd, 33, Had Her First Baby, Indio, with Her Argentine Polo Player Boyfriend Andrea Vianini, 40 in September. They Split Their Time between England and Uruguay
Byline: Andrea Vianini NEW LOVE I'VE become completely hooked on carriage driving. My grandmother was a world champion at driving pairs, so it's in the family. It is an extraordinary sport. I had no idea how incredibly technical it is -- driving...
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A Kind Heart and the Saving of a Horse Called Hope
Byline: Paul Harris reports SHE was drowning in mud when they found her - lying in a ditch, shivering with cold and waiting to die. The barbed wire that entangled her was cutting into her flesh. She was starving, skeletal and helpless. By the...
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Alec Baldwin Kicked off Flight in Phone Fury
Byline: From David Gardner in Los Angeles A STONY-FACED Alec Baldwin sits in Los Angeles airport after being ejected from his flight for refusing to turn off his mobile phone. The 53-year-old actor was accused of becoming 'violent, abusive and...
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Allen Sticks at It despite Hearn Row
Byline: DAVID KENT MARK ALLEN arrived at his post-match press conference with sticky tape over his mouth after a day in which his row with Barry Hearn escalated and he cruised into the quarter-finals of the williamhill.com UK Championship. Allen...
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Allen Sticks at It despite Hearn Row; Snooker
Byline: DAVID KENT MARK ALLEN arrived at his post-match press conference with sticky tape over his mouth after a day in which his row with Barry Hearn escalated and he cruised into the quarter-finals of the williamhill.com UK Championship. Allen...
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All Talk and No Action. Why Is Spin Doctor Ciaran Conlon on [Euro]127k When He's Not Even Creating Jobs?
Byline: MARY CARR CIARAN Conlon was a prominent figure during the 2007 general election when Fine Gael won 20 new Dail seats, and for the first time in a decade, the foot soldiers were swept along on the tantalising prospect of power. At the launch...
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AND FINALLY Exercise? That's So Last Season
Byline: by Lauren Libbert EVERY year it happens. The temperature nosedives and the nation's mood plummets. Heating is begrudgingly cranked up, car windscreens are angrily defrosted and mums slowly go insane with cooped up, electronically-charged...
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An Example to All His Peers
Byline: DEREK LAWRENSON reports from Dubai AFTER a month for Luke Donald filled with magic and loss came a press conference yesterday punctuated with dignity and eloquence. For his father, Colin, who died suddenly four weeks ago, there was a...
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An Exceptional Young Man and an Inspiration to Others
' FIRST of all, we would like to thank everyone involved in bringing these evil people to some sort of justice; however, it brings neither satisfaction nor comfort to our family. 'The trauma and grief that those individuals have put us through cannot...
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A Tender Heart and the Saving of a Horse Called HopeOn The
Byline: Paul Harris reports SHE was drowning in mud when they found her -- lying in a ditch, shivering with cold and waiting to die. The barbed wire that entangled her was cutting into her flesh. She was starving, skeletal and helpless. By the...
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Auction Drama as Plate Sells for a Record Price
Byline: George Mair A 500-year-old plate yesterday became the most expensive ceramic ever sold in Scotland when it went under the hammer for almost [pounds sterling]400,000. The previously unrecorded plate by Italian artist Francesco Xanto Avelli...
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'Barcelona Moment' Consigns United to the Discomfort Zone
Byline: Chief sports writer MARTIN SAMUEL in Basle Sports Journalist of the Year THE empire is not, as will be suggested in some quarters this morning, crumbling. Eliminated from the Champions League at the group stage for the first time since 2005-06...
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BETRAYED BY OUR TEACHERS; More Than 1,000 Will Retire in the Middle of the New Year - Costing Us [Euro]110m and Abandoning the 100,000 Students Sitting Their Exams; Parents Fear Pupils' Grades Will Suffer in Mid-Term Exodus
Byline: Elaine Loughlin AROUND 100,000 pupils facing crucial exams are to be left in the lurch as teachers rush to cash in on a highly lucrative retirement and pension deal. The Government is to pay [euro]110million to around 1,000 teachers so they...
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Blacks: First Festive Casualty of High St
Byline: Rupert Steiner BLACKS has become the first festive casualty of the High Street, hoisting the 'For Sale' sign after admitting it has failed to secure vital new funds. The camping products retailer announced plans to pack up its rucksack...
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Blacks: Retail's First Christmas Casualty
Byline: Rupert Steiner BLACKS has become the first festive casualty of the High Street, hoisting the 'For Sale' sign after admitting it has failed to secure vital new funds. The camping products retailer announced plans to pack up its rucksack...
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BODY SCA ANNER THAT PICKS YOUR PERFECT DRESS; (... Whatever Your Shape)
PETITE BARBARA WOOLFSTEIN, 46, an administrator, lives in Manchester with her husband Nigel, 47, a dentist and their four children Alex, 20, Jake, 19, Adam, 16, and Sophie, 13. The scanner said: Petite shape. The stylist chose: A navy Monsoon dress...
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BODY SCANNER THAT PICKS YOUR PERFECT DRESS; (... Whatever Your Shape)
FINDING the perfect party dress to flatter your figure can be a daunting challenge, but a new 3D body scanner claims to have the solution. You step into what looks like a photo-booth and, using digital white light, a scanner takes measurements from...
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Boy, 6, Saw Father Die in Clifftop Fall
Byline: Gordon Deegan A MAN fishing from a clifftop fell head first to his death while his six-year-old son stood just yards away, an inquest heard yesterday. Witness Susan Kiely recalled how she shouted to her husband to alert him as she saw...
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Brennans Bids to Get Bigger Slice of Action in Bread Wars
Byline: Paul Kelly BAKER Brennans is to ask the Supreme Court to rule in its copycat packaging row with McCambridge's tomorrow. The cut-throat rivals both sell wholewheat soda bread in flat packs in similar re-sealable packaging. McCambridge's...
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Brennan's Bids to Get Bigger Slice of Action in Bread Wars
Byline: Paul Kelly BAKER Brennan's is to ask the Supreme Court to rule in its copycat packaging row with McCambridge's tomorrow. The cut-throat rivals both sell wholewheat soda bread in flat packs in similar re-sealable packaging. McCambridge's...
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Bullied to His Grave by Gang of Feral Yobs; Coroner's Verdict on Heart Victim Tormented for Decades
Byline: James Tozer A VULNERABLE man of 64 who collapsed and died after three decades of harassment by yobs was unlawfully killed, a coroner ruled yesterday. David Askew, who had learning difficulties, had a fatal heart attack after confronting...
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By the Time I Had My Coat off I'd Bought Five Chickens, a Cow and a Goat, Courtesy of Oxfam
Byline: Keeping it together Kate Kerrigan ONCE a high-flying magazine editor in Dublin, living the classic, harried executive lifestyle, Kate Kerrigan swapped it all to be a full-time novelist and live in her idyll -- the fishing village of Killala,...
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Cameron's Chance to Prove He Is a Leader
IN the few hours remaining before EU leaders get down to business in Brussels, David Cameron must make a decision of momentous importance to Britain's future. The Mail doubts whether the summit will live up to its billing as the 'last chance to...
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Cameron's Chance to Prove He Is a Leader; COMMENT
IN the few hours remaining before EU leaders get down to business in Brussels, David Cameron must make a decision of momentous importance to Britain's future. The Mail doubts whether the summit will live up to its billing as the 'last chance to...
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Caught on Camera, Callous Woman Who Steals Flowers from Grave of a Little Boy
Byline: Andy Dolan FOR more than 30 years, the family of a young road accident victim regularly tended the potted plants at his grave. But when they noticed some were disappearing, one relative decided to install a motionactivated camera. ...
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Caution Abounds Ahead of Crunch EU Summit
THE Iseq made some modest gains yesterday but investors remained cautious ahead of Friday's crunch EU summit aimed at generating a comprehensive deal to resolve the Eurozone debt crisis. European stocks fell sharply after a German government official...
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Cheating Row as Teachers Are 'Coached by Examiners'
Byline: John Stevens EDUCATION Secretary Michael Gove last night ordered an inquiry into claims that examiners have been advising teachers on how to boost GCSE and A-level results. Chief examiners were filmed giving teachers advice on the words...
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Christmas Top-Up Not abonus,sayEBSstaff; Strike Action Looms after End-of-Year Payment Is Cut
Byline: Neil Michael Chief Reporter WHEN is a payment a bonus, and when is it just part of your wages? It's a question that may cause hundreds of EBS staff to vote for strike action. Workers have been told that their annual Christmas payment...
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City Novices Are Left to Rue a False Start
Byline: by IAN LADYMAN Manchester City 2 Bayern Munich 0 ADEBUT Champions League season that has embraced drama, controversy and no little excitement ended in disappointment and flat anti-climax for Manchester City last night. For the world's richest...
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City's Novices Rue False Start
Byline: by IAN LADYMAN Manchester City 2 Bayern Munich 0 A DEBUT Champions League season that has embraced drama, controversy and no little excitement ended in disappointment and flat anti-climax for Manchester City last night. For the world's...
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Clegg Forced to Quit Lobbying Reform Role ... over Wife's Work
Byline: Jason Groves Political Correspondent NICK CLEGG has 'abdicated' responsibility for cleaning up the lobbying industry because of fears it could bring him into conflict with his wife's business interests. The Deputy Prime Minister, once...
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Clegg Steps Back from Lobbying Reforms Because of Wife's Work
Byline: Jason Groves Political Correspondent CORRECTION: DUE TO a subbing error, an article in yesterday's paper about Nick Clegg's role in reforming the lobbying industry mistakenly described him as a former director at Bell Pottinger. In fact...
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Connacht Man of Steel Keen to Iron out Errors
Byline: by ADAM REDMOND THERE is a feeling out west that Connacht are getting a raw deal from officials, but defence coach Mike Forshaw believes the players must ensure referees don't influence results. On the back of an eightgame losing run,...
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Courts in the Balance
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor COURTS face disruption today when a number of lawyers funded by the taxpayer go on strike. And three solicitors leading the protest against the 10 per cent trimming of the State's Free Legal Aid bill have...
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Courts in the Balance; State-Funded Lawyers' Strike on 10% Cut Puts Cases at Risk
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor COURTS face disruption today when a number of lawyers funded by the taxpayer go on strike. And three solicitors leading the protest against the 10 per cent trimming of the State's Free Legal Aid bill have...
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Critics' Choice
MANLY MOISTURISERS The Perfect Irish Man, 10pm, RTE Two THERE was a time when a shave and splash of aftershave was all a bloke before a night out, but these days fellas spend a fortune on cosmetics. In this Joe O'Shea looks at how Irish men paying...
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NEW HOMES Kevin's Grand Design, 8pm, Ch4 AFTER years spent observing other people's building projects, Kevin McCloud embarks on one of his own. This new two-parter follows his quest to build 42 eco-homes on a shoestring budget. 'Driven by a passion...
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NEW HOMES Kevin's Grand Design, 8pm, Ch4 AFTER years spent observing other people's building projects, Kevin McCloud embarks on one of his own. This new two-parter follows his quest to build 42 eco-homes on a shoestring budget. 'Driven by a passion...
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Death Crash Drink Driver on the Wrong Side of M8
Byline: Grant McCabe A DRINK-DRIVER yesterday admitted killing a woman while travelling the wrong way down a motorway. Ross Parker ploughed into Margo Boulazreg's car after getting into his own vehicle following a night out at the pub. Minutes...
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Dial M for Missing
Byline: Hamish Macdonell AT least one BlackBerry smartphone packed with sensitive information is lost every fortnight by Scottish civil servants, according to new figures. Forty-four Government BlackBerrys, many with contact details of senior...
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Did HSBC Sharks Prey on 20,000 Pensioners? Staff Were Told to Target Lone, Elderly Customers
Byline: James Salmon Money Mail Chief Reporter MORE than 20,000 pensioners may have been victims of the HSBC investment mis-selling scandal, it emerged yesterday. The shamed High Street giant will contact 11,000 elderly savers sold investments...
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Did HSBC Sharks Prey on 20,000 Pensioners? Staff Were Told to Target Lone, Elderly Customers
Byline: James Salmon Money Mail Chief Reporter MORE than 20,000 pensioners may have been victims of the HSBC investment mis-selling scandal, it emerged yesterday. The shamed High Street giant will contact 11,000 elderly savers sold investments...
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Did HSBC Sharks Prey on 20,000 Pensioners? Staff Were Told to Target Lone, Elderly Customers
Byline: James Salmon Money Mail Chief Reporter MORE than 20,000 pensioners may have been victims of the HSBC investment mis-selling scandal, it emerged yesterday. The shamed High Street giant will contact 11,000 elderly savers sold investments...
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Did HSBC Target 20,000 Elderly?
Byline: James Salmon Money Mail Chief Reporter MORE than 20,000 pensioners may have been victims of the HSBC investment mis-selling scandal, it emerged yesterday. The shamed High Street giant will contact 11,000 elderly savers sold investments...
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Doctor, I've Got a Bad Case of Competitive Illness
Byline: JONES MOANS Funny, outrageous and darnright rude. Who's in Liz Jones' firing line this week? THERE'S a new sport I'd like to bring to your attention -- Competitive Illness. It's a winter version of Competitive Tiredness -- the one where...
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Driven to His Grave by Years of Bullying; Coroner's Verdict on Heart Victim Tormented by Youths
Byline: James Tozer A VULNERABLE man of 64 who collapsed and died after three decades of harassment by yobs was unlawfully killed, a coroner ruled yesterday. David Askew, who had learning difficulties, had a fatal heart attack after confronting...
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Drug That Can Keep Breast Cancer at Bay for Longer
Byline: Jenny Hope Medical Correspondent A BREAKTHROUGH drug gives women suffering an aggressive form of breast cancer an extra six months before the disease advances. Women on a combination treatment of pertuzumab alongside the 'wonder' drug...
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Election Is Void Says Gorbachev
Byline: From Will Stewart in Moscow PRESSURE grew on Vladimir Putin last night after former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev demanded the Kremlin annuls the weekend elections widely seen to have been rigged. His call coincided with a claim that...
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Election Is Void, Says Gorbachev
Byline: From Will Stewart in Moscow PRESSURE grew on Vladimir Putin last night after former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev demanded the Kremlin annuls the weekend elections widely seen to have been rigged. His call coincided with a claim that...
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England Go for Davies; Exclusive
Byline: by PAUL NEWMAN Cricket Correspondent STEVE DAVIES will be handed a chance to revive his international career tomorrow when he is named in England's tour party for the Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Davies, ruled...
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Etihad Stadium Match Zone
Byline: JOHN EDWARDS Heynckes hands out early cheer ROBERTO MANCINI (right) sported a blue Santa hat in the match programme, but it was Jupp Heynckes who was dishing out the gifts by leaving Manuel Neuer, Franck Ribery, Philipp Lahm and both...
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EU Equality Rule 'Will Up Premiums by One Third'
Byline: Joe Downes CONSUMERS are facing increases of up to 30pc when a ban on insurers charging men and women different rates comes into force next year, Europe's main insurers' lobby, the CEA, has said. Women will be hit hardest by the change....
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Ex-Boss Who Cost Council [Pounds Sterling]2m Seeks More Cash
Byline: Steve Doughty Social Affairs Correspondent A FORMER council chief who has cost taxpayers more than [pounds sterling]2million in a lengthy legal dispute yesterday demanded more cash. Christine Laird, who has not worked since she took sick...
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Exploited? Oh Yes, She Was! Novelist Caitlin Davies Was Thrilled When Her Daughter Won a Role in a Professional Panto. What Happened Next Was a Very Salutary Tale
Byline: by Caitlin Davies CHRISTMAS wouldn't be Christmas without the great British panto. Goodies and baddies, beauties and beasts, Cinderellas and ugly sisters. What child wouldn't want to take part in such a festive favourite? That was the...
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Face of 'Cardboard Coffin' Mother
Byline: Chris Brooke THIS is the woman who claims her boyfriend buried her alive...but saved herself by cutting her way out of a cardboard 'coffin' using her engagement ring. Michelina Lewandowska, 27, yesterday gave further details of her terrifying...
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FERGIE EXILED TO CHANNEL 5; Streller and Frei Leave United Down with the Also-Rans
Byline: MATT LAWTON in Basle Chief Football Correspondent THURSDAY night, Channel 5. Oh, the shame. Oh, the embarrassment. Oh, the abuse Manchester United will have to endure, even if their nearest and fiercest rivals have suffered the same fate....
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Fergie Makes a Sorry Exit
Byline: MATT LAWTON in Basle Basle 2 Man United Man United 1 THURSDAY night, Channel Five. Oh the shame. Oh the embarrassment. Oh the abuse that Manchester United will have to endure, even if their nearest and fiercest rivals last night suffered...
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FERGIE MAKES A SORRY EXIT; Streller and Frei Leave United Down with the Also-Rans
Byline: MATT LAWTON in Basle Chief Football Correspondent Basle 2 Man United 1 THURSDAY night, Channel Five. Oh the shame. Oh the embarrassment. Oh the abuse that Manchester United will have to endure, even if their nearest and fiercest rivals...
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FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL We, Simon Beale [...]; PLANNING APPLICATIONS
FINGAL COUNTY COUNCIL We, Simon Beale & Associates, are applying to Fingal County Council on behalf of Elmgreen Nursing Home Ltd, for Full Planning Permission for the following: 1. Change of use of existing ground and first floor independent...
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Forget the Strikes and Help Pupils Get into a Decent Job
I WORK six days a week for one of the top supermarket chains, getting up at 4am to ensure customers have their newspapers. But, along with my colleagues, I'm regularly shouted at by the public, and people make remarks like: 'Oh, so you didn't get into...
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Forget the Strikes and Help Pupils Get into a Decent Job; LETTERS
I WORK six days a week for one of the top supermarket chains, getting up at 4am to ensure customers have their newspapers. But, along with my colleagues, I'm regularly shouted at by the public, and people make remarks like: 'Oh, so you didn't get into...
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FREE HAT, SCARF OR MITTENS WORTH UP TO [Pounds Sterling]25 AT ACCESSORIZE
ACCESSORIZE, the award-winning accessories store, is an Aladdin's cave of fashion. The Daily Mail has joined forces with the High Street store to give away a choice of winter warmers in a stylish monochrome Fairisle pattern -- spend [pounds sterling]15...
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FREE HAT, SCARF OR MITTENS WORTH UP TO [Pounds Sterling]25 AT ACCESSORIZE
ACCESSORIZE, the award-winning accessories store, is an Aladdin's cave of fashion. The Daily Mail has joined forces with the High Street store to give away a choice of winter warmers in a stylish monochrome Fairisle pattern -- spend [pounds sterling]15...
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Gamu's Latest Gig Is a Far Cry from X Factor
Byline: Larisa Brown SHE shot to fame after her star appearance - and subsequent controversial dismissal - from the X Factor. So, when Gamu Nhengu went busking on the streets of Glasgow yesterday, you might have supposed she would be keen on...
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German Quality-Scottish Craftsmanship!
The Kitchen Depot has been around a long time and has created and fitted superiorquality kitchens for thousands of totally satisfied customers. As a family-owned business, to this day the company stands by its founding values of honesty, integrity...
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GROWN-UP Glamour
Byline: BEAUTY CONFIDENTIAL with Elsa McAlonan WE'RE all allowed a bit of sparkle at Christmas, but it's important not to overdo it. Here, top make-up artists come to the rescue with face-saving tips, tricks and products for a grown-up party look,...
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Grown-Up Glamour; BEAUTY CONFIDENTIAL; the Secrets of Sophisticated Party Make-Up, by the Experts
Byline: with Elsa McAlonan WE'RE all allowed a bit of sparkle at Christmas, but it's important not to overdo it. Here, top make-up artists come to the rescue with face-saving tips, tricks and products for a grown-up party look, whatever your age....
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Haircut Husbandry; LETTERS
WOULD you let your husband cut your hair (Mail)? That brought back memories for us. My husband and I were newly married in 1965, living in a flat in Nottingham. Working in an office for the civil service, I was surrounded by fashionable young people...
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Heart Sorry with Familiar Failings; Mackay Is Well Aware of Woes at Tynecastle
Byline: by JOHN McGARRY SYMPATHY is a rare commodity in football. Yet, as he left Tynecastle last Saturday, St Johnstone skipper Dave Mackay's feeling of satisfaction at a job well done was tinged with a sense of understanding of what his fellow...
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Heineken Cup Not a Patch on Tests -- O'Gara; CLUB GAME CAN'T PASS O'GARA TEST
Byline: SHANE McGRATH ON THE eve of his 100th Heineken Cup appearance, Ronan O'Gara has claimed the tournament is 'nowhere near' the standard of Test rugby. The veteran Munster fly-half praised a competition 'that has given me every possible...
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He Once Gave 'Arrogant' Advocaat the Fright of His Life. So Rangers Would Be Wise Not to Repeat His Mistake and Write off Pat Fenlon
Byline: EXCLUSIVE by BRIAN MARJORIBANKS SHOULD Pat Fenlon mark his full Hibs managerial debut by causing an unlikely upset at Easter Road on Saturday, the tremors would ripple out of Leith and across Scotland. Even such a noteworthy triumph,...
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He Snubbed War Heroes, but One Cause He DID Fight for Was Doubling MPs' Pay
Byline: Sam Greenhill WHILE dismissing the virtue of an Arctic convoy medal, Andrew Robathan is a firm believer in another cause: the 'need' to almost double MPs' salaries. He has argued passionately for parliamentarians to be paid up to [pounds...
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High Street in a Cold Climate; COMMENT
Byline: RUTH SUNDERLAND Associate City Editor AHIGH Street casualty is an ominous start to the Christmas shopping season. Once a mecca for camping and outdoor enthusiasts, Blacks Leisure warned investors yesterday they are likely to see their equity...
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Historians Dig Deep to Find Site of Bruce's Battle Banner
Byline: George Mair ARCHAEOLOGISTS began searching yesterday for the exact site where Robert the Bruce raised his banner ahead of the Battle of Bannockburn almost 700 years ago. They also want to find items which may have been buried at the spot,...
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How Shopping Lost Its Soul; Remember When Staff Knew Your Name, Had Never Heard of Loyalty Cards and Said 'Much Obliged' Not 'Have a Nice Day'? FRANCES HARDY Laments
A MORNING of glorious winter sunshine, the sky Delft blue, the pavements frost-spangled, and I am walking into my Sussex village to shop. It is a small pleasure, this amble from grocery store to butcher via baker, and it evokes memories of my childhood....
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How the Mighty Have Fallen
Byline: MATT LAWTON reports from Basle Basle 2 Man United Man United 1 MANCHESTER UNITED crashed out of the Champions League to Basle on one of Sir Alex Ferguson's worst nights in Europe. A stunning defeat in Switzerland saw United fail to progress...
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How the Mighty Have Fallen; United Sent Spinning out by Swiss in Night of Woe
Byline: MATT LAWTON reports from Basle Basle 2 Man United 1 THURSDAY night, Channel Five. Oh the shame. Oh the embarrassment. Oh the abuse that Manchester United will have to endure, even if their nearest and fiercest rivals last night suffered...
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ICAP Brings out Stars to Lift Woe; MARKET REPORT
Byline: Etain Lavelle YOU know the festive season has kicked off in earnest when a trail of celebrities in fancydress start beating a path to the City headquarters of interdealer broker, ICAP. The firm held its 19th annual all-day fundraising...
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I Don't Know How I Do It
Byline: Lorraine Candy THE Candy spreadsheet of doom made an unwelcome reappearance this week. I knew it would after I'd watched the Chancellor's Autumn Statement (not to be confused with the BBC's Autumn Watch, which is much more uplifting but...
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If Enda Can Lie to a Girl of 14, How Can Any of Us Trust Him?
Byline: Laura Lynott THE family of a 14-year-old girl with a severe disability have lashed Enda Kenny for promising the teenager there would be no cuts during his February campaign trail. Joanne O'Riordan, 15, from Millstreet in Cork, suffers...
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If He Keeps Ignoring His Own People on Europe, Mr Cameron Will Face Disaster
Byline: Stephen Glover DAVID CAMERON is in a pickle -- by far the most serious of his political career. He will not be able to charm himself out of this particular predicament. What it comes down to is that he cannot please Angela Merkel, Chancellor...
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If He Keeps Ignoring His Own People on Europe, Mr Cameron Will Face Disaster
Byline: Stephen Glover DAVID CAMERON is in Da pickle -- by far the most serious of his political career. He will not be able to charm himself out of this particular predicament. What it comes down to is that he cannot please Angela Merkel, Chancellor...
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If Martin Can Get My Cats off Their Knees, It Can Also Inspire Ireland to Do Well Next Summer
Byline: by GARETH MAHER GREAT things are expected of new Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill and Niall Quinn believes his impact on the struggling club could be felt as far away as Gdansk next June. The atmosphere around the Stadium of Light has...
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If That Baby Starts Bawling, I'll Put It in the Overhead Locker; Funny, Outrageous and Darnright Rude. Who's in Liz Jones' Firing Line This Week?
Byline: JONES MOANS THERE is a big row raging in the U.S., following a New York Times piece which ventured that perhaps taking babies on aeroplanes is not a good idea. The newspaper revealed that Japanese babies never cry on planes, as their parents...
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In Monday's Mail Mary Ellen Synon Forecast That There Would Be No EU Treaty Referendum. on Tuesday She Was Proved Right. So Here's What She Thinks Now
Byline: by Mary Ellen Synon MOST of Michael Noonan's Budget forecasts Mare likely to be what polite economists call 'optimistic', but I call 'dead wrong'. For example, the minister thinks he can get an extra [euro]670million in revenue from an increased...
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In Monday's Mail Mary Ellen Synon Forecast That There Would Be No EU Treaty Referendum. on Tuesday She Was Proved Right. So Here's What She Thinks Now
Byline: by Mary Ellen Synon MOST of Michael Noonan's Budget forecasts are likely to be what polite economists call 'optimistic', but I call 'dead wrong'. For example, the minister thinks he can get an extra [euro]670million in revenue from an increased...
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Into the New World
Byline: STEPHEN MCGOWAN Chief Football Writer How Scots fare on road to Brazil 'will gauge progress' BEFORE Henry McLeish opened his mouth yesterday, the measure of progress was all there in black and white. Line by line, a six-page missive from...
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It's a Disgrace, but I'm Glad They Did a U-Turn
Byline: Eva Marie Gibney SINGLE mother Alison McKim, who is a full-time carer to her severely disabled son, Zach, yesterday welcomed Enda Kenny's U-turn on disability cuts. Although the cuts would have applied to new claimants and not have affected...
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IT'S LAMPARD! Galaxy Gives Frank Escape Route after AVB's Snub
Byline: by MATT BARLOW, LAURA WILLIAMSON, BEN TODDs A LIFE with a Galaxy far, far away is likely to be a much more appealing proposition for Frank Lampard today than it was a week ago. Hauled off at Newcastle after making his 500th start for...
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IT'S LAMPARD! Galaxy Hand Frank Escape Route after AVB's Snub
Byline: by MATT BARLOW, LAURA WILLIAMSON A LIFE with a Galaxy far, far away is likely to be a much more appealing proposition for Frank Lampard today than it was a week ago. Hauled off at Newcastle after making his 500th start for Chelsea, he...
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IT'S LMPARD! Galaxy Gives Frank Escape Route after AVB's Snub
Byline: by MATT BARLOW A LIFE with a Galaxy far, far away is likely to be a much more appealing proposition for Frank Lampard today than it was a week ago. Hauled off at Newcastle after making his 500th start for Chelsea, he was then left to...
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It's Tragic That It's All Come to This! A Close Encounter with Saif Gaddafi, Sharing Lovers with Royalty - and Why Pippa Is Not a True Beauty. a Gossip with Socialite Nicky Haslam, Who Grieves the Demise of Elitism
Byline: by Catherine Ostler POLITICIANS and It-girls come and go but, for the past 50 years, a certain society has had an enduring presence monitoring its progress. For socialite Nicky Haslam has been at a host of London, New York and Paris parties,...
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It's Yes to Mega-Pylons
Byline: Alan Roden Scottish Political Correspondent HUNDREDS of giant pylons will rip through the heart of Scotland after ministers rejected calls to put the country's largest new power scheme underground. Energy Minister Fergus Ewing yesterday...
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