Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)

A daily newspaper serving the city of Glasgow, Scotland. Stories cover current events, business, politics, entertainment, and sports at the local level, with select stories of national and international significance included as well. Sports stories report heavily on Celtic and Ranger football clubs.

Articles from January 30, 2002

100,000 TERRORIST 'SLEEPERS' Bush Keynote Speech Warning
GEORGE Bush last night warned Americans they face attack from 100,000 terrorists trained in Afghanistan. In his State of the Union address, the president - who received a rapturous reception from fellow politicians - said fanatics existed in cells...
At Last We Can Sleep Easy without Fear of Sons Dying; HOW PARENTS NEIL AND MAUREEN COPED AFTER FINDING BOTH THEIR SONS SUFFERED FROM SLEEP APNOEA
Byline: AUDREY CONNOR REID LIKE most brothers, little Jordan and Aaron Kilgour have lots in common - but there's one similarity their parents would rather they didn't share. Jordan and Aaron were both diagnosed with a rare and life-threatening...
BOXING: Las Vegas Fight Chiefs KO Tyson
FIGHT bosses last night refused to grant Mike Tyson a boxing licence. The American's heavyweight clash with Britain's world champion, Lennox Lewis, in Las Vegas on April 6 will now NOT take place. But the decision by the Nevada State Athletic...
BRA-VO RONNIE; TV Funnygirl Fronts Book of Put-Downs for Boob Jibes
Byline: LINDSAY CLYDESDALE BIG-BREASTED babes, fed up being the butt of men's jokes, can take heart from a new book of put-downs. Bravissimo, bra-makers for the larger chest, have come to the rescue with their Little Book Of Answerbacks. Scots...
Dead Tot Boiled in Mortuary Laundry
Byline: GARY JONES A DEAD baby's body was boiled among hospital laundry. The parents of James Kelly were last night still trying to come to terms with the horror. He was born 17 weeks premature and died soon after. But his body was lost...
DEATH TOLL 2000; Witnesses Tell of Bodies Piled High in Nigeria
MORE than 2000 bodies are said to have been counted after the massive ammunition dump blasts in Nigeria. Witnesses said men, women and children were piled on top of each other on the ground inside hospital mortuaries. The government figure is...
DUNDEE CHIEF ON BILLIO ATTACK CHARGE; Paul Marr Rap
Byline: BRIAN McCARTNEY DUNDEE director of football Paul Marr has been charged over an incident outside Dens Park in which a player claimed he was assaulted. The 24-year-old son of the chief executive Peter Marr was questioned for more than ...
FACE OF DEFIANCE; My Will to Survive Helped Me Fight Back to Health, Says Twin Towers Victim
BRAVE Twin Towers survivor Elaine Duch has been hailed "one in a million"after an agonising four-a-half-month battle back to health. The 49-year-old suffered horrific burns when one of the hijacked airliners slammed into the World Trade Centre....
FAT'S ENOUGH; TV Lisa Says Diet Docu-Soap Gives Thin People Cheap Laughs
Byline: ALUN PALMER HEAVYWEIGHT star Lisa Riley has slammed TV chiefs for poking fun at the overweight in hit series Fat Club. The 24-year-old, who played Mandy Dingle in Emmerdale, said programme makers ridiculed the obese purely for entertainment....
Football: BIG GUNS BEWARE - OLE'S GUNNAR GET YA; BOLTON 0 MAN UNITED 4
BOLTON 0 MAN UNITED 4 ENGLAND'S top flight was back on red alert last night as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer buried a glorious hat-trick for Manchester United. Almost inevitably, Ruud van Nistelrooy also got in on the scoring act in what was the perfect...
Football: BLACK AND BLUES; O'Leary Is Hoping His Stars Will Keep Their Nose Clean
Byline: JOHN GARDNER DAVID O'LEARY has already had his face re-arranged this week and is desperate to avoid another bloody nose. The Leeds boss doesn't want to see any flare-ups against Chelsea or any more missile-throwing at Stamford Bridge....
Football: Celtic Take on SFA over Cup Switch
Byline: DAVID McCARTHY CELTIC were last night plunged into a second Scottish Cup war with the SFA following the decision to move their quarter final tie with Aberdeen to a Monday night. The Parkhead club are raging that the switch was undertaken...
FOOTBALL: CUP IN ARMS; Celtic Declare War on SFA over Decision to Switch Showpiece Tie
Byline: DAVID McCARTHY EXCLUSIVE CELTIC were last night plunged into a second Scottish Cup war with the SFA. It follows the decision to move their quarter-final tie with Aberdeen to a Monday night. Celtic are raging that the switch was decided...
Football: DICK SCARRED ME FOR LIFE; I'll Never Forget the Captain's Armband Moment Advocaat Took the from Me .. I Felt So Humiliated
Byline: KEITH JACKSON LORENZO AMORUSO may appear on the outside to have emerged unscathed from the darkest chapter of his career. But the wounds he suffered last season, when he was stripped of his captaincy and shunned by his own club, have...
Football: DONS DRAW A BLANK AS JINX STRIKES AGAIN; ABERDEEN 0 DUNDEE 0
Byline: JOHN DOCHERTY ABERDEEN 0 DUNDEE 0 ABERDEEN failed to bust their hoodoo as Dundee extended their long unbeaten run at Pittodrie. Last time the Dens men lost in Aberdeen was way back in October, 1993, but at least Ebbe Skovdahl bagged...
Football: Gers Pin Faith in Kid Allan; KILMARNOCK V RANGERS
Byline: JAMES TRAYNOR RANGERS are ready to gamble their European future on a young keeper. Having allowed Stefan Klos' understudy Jesper Christiansen to return to Denmark on loan, they will promote Allan McGregor to the bench - starting with...
Football: I'd Love to Loan out My Kids Instead of Being Forced to Put Them on the Bench; LIVINGSTON V CELTIC
Byline: DAVID McCARTHY MARTIN O'NEILL last night hit back at claims that the Old Firm isn't interested in nurturing young talent. And he insisted the SPL's under-21 rule is holding back the development of his top kids. The Celtic boss would...
Football: Injury to Geordie Is Dyer News for England; SPURS V NEWCASTLE
KIERON DYER has handed Bobby Robson another injury scare with a mystery foot injury threatening his England comeback. The midfielder is out of Newcastle's Premiership clash with Tottenham at White Hart Lane tonight because he's unable to kick a...
Football: REDS RANT; Dons Chief Wyness Lashes'political' SFA Decision to Switch Showpiece Celtic Tie
Byline: JOHN DOCHERTY EXCLUSIVE ABERDEEN chief executive Keith Wyness last night slammed SFA boss David Taylor for switching the Tennent's Scottish Cup quarter-final with Celtic to a Monday night. Both clubs are furious over the decision to move...
Football: SPORTS HOTLINE: JOHN DOCHERTY TAKES YOUR CALLS; Anger over SFA Switch for Cup Tie
SFA chiefs' decision to switch the Aberdeen-Celtic Scottish Cup quarter-final to a Monday night has caused uproar. Both sets of fans bombarded the Hotline to voice their anger. The charge was led by Dave Fleming, Hamilton. He is so incensed he...
Football: STRACHAN: THIS IS MY FINAL ROLE
GORDON STRACHAN last night admitted management is taking its toll on him and vowed to make Southampton the final job of his career. The former Scotland stalwart has sparked an impressive turnaround at St Mary's since replacing Stuart Gray but revealed...
Football: TOUGH LUCK Souness Aims to Tame Arsenal but Is Sure Their Bully-Boy Tactics Can Win Them the Title; BLACKBURN V ARSENAL
Byline: ALAN MARSHALL GRAEME SOUNESS last night dismissed Arsenal's grim disciplinary record and insisted their tough-guy attitude can land them the Premiership crown. The Gunners took their dismissal count to 11 this season with the sendings...
GARETH HASN'T A PRAYER; Darius Tipped for Pop Idol Glory over 'Choirboy' Rival
THIS is the picture Pop Idol favourite Gareth Gates didn't want you to see. The stammering singer had a secret life as a choirboy. The 17-year-old - tipped to win a lucrative record deal in ITV1's hit Saturday night show - was snapped in action...
GARETH HASN'T A PRAYER SAYS POP IDOL JUDGE; Scot Darius Is Tipped for Glory over 'Choirboy' Rival
SCOT Darius Danesh was yesterday tipped to win TV talent show Pop Idol - by one of the judges. Music industry guru Nicki Chapman said Darius was a dark horse with "the luck of the gods" and the talent to take the top spot. Her praise came as...
Get a Free Makeover at the Vital Roadshow
YOU can always count on Vital to make you look and feel your best - and now we're making it even easier for you to sample the Vital experience with our roadshows. Our team of health, beauty, fashion and lifestyle experts are coming to a town near...
Girls' Amazing Escape as Storm Tree Wrecks Family Motor
Byline: MARIE SHARP TWO little girls had an amazing escape when a tree slammed into their family car, breaking their dad's back. Postman Richard Taylor was seriously hurt when the 80ft tree crashed down on the motor in Monday's gales. Last...
Herbal Help
Byline: DEE ATKINSON Q I WONDER if you could help my grand-daughter. She is 17 and her back is covered in what we call blackheads. She is always having to shower or bath and she cannot wear backless dresses. A AT 17, your grand-daughter's hormones...
Horse Racing: INJURY BLOW FOR LAD; Irish Hope Faces Festival KO
Byline: GARRY OWEN (Gordon Brown) LIMESTONE LAD has suffered an injury setback and may miss the Cheltenham Festival. James Bowe's tough 10-year-old, a best-priced 7-1 for the Bonusprint Stayers' Hurdle, was out in his paddock when he became entangled...
I Feared I'd Die in Mountain Blizzard
Byline: BOB DOW A CLIMBER who survived freezing blizzards told yesterday how he thought he was going to die. Peter Deacon was trapped for two nights in a mountain bothy - sheltering from 141mph winds and temperatures that plunged to minus 30C....
I'm Allergic to Just about Everything There Is in Life; GILLIAN TAGGART SUFFERS FROM A RARE REACTION TO EVERYDAY PRODUCTS WHICH COULD PROVE FATAL
Byline: TREVOR WARD EVERY time Gillian Taggart visits her doctor, the chances are she'll sneak unnoticed through the back door. If she's suffered one of her regular reactions to a whole range of everyday things, she cannot bear other people to...
Inside the Minds of Two Killers; PICK OF THE BOX
FACTUAL To Kill And Kill Again (ITV, 10.20pm) TWO of Britain's most infamous murderers come under the spotlight in this excellent documentary series. John Christie and John Haigh both began their killing sprees in wartime Britain. Christie...
It's Play Time
HEY, hey, they're ready to play - and the Tweenies have a fantastic treat in store for your little ones. The stars of BBC's hit kids' show are hitting the road with a great new live show at venues across the UK. And we've linked up with Hilton...
JUST JOAN: The Agony Aunt with the Answers; Son Wants Me to Slag off His Wife
Byline: Joan Burnie Q MY son has left his wife and children for my best friend. I don't approve of what he and my friend have done and I also feel guilty. He needed a babysitter and someone who could mind the kids after school as my daughter-in-law...
KEEP TAKING THE TABLOIDS; Holyrood Bans the Daily Record Then Claims It Was Just a Clerk's Error
Byline: DAVE KING Deputy Political Editor SCOTTISH Parliament bosses have tried to ban the Daily Record from Holyrood. In an incredible act of snobbery, the Parliament's Corporate Body banned Scotland's favourite newspaper from the MSPs' coffee...
Key Dates in Royal Marathon
THE Queen's Scottish visits: May 23 Thanksgiving service at Glasgow Cathedral. May 24 Opening of the Millennium Wheel at Falkirk, then reception for VIPs at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. May 25 She opens the Kirk's General Assembly in Edinburgh...
KIA'S VANTASTIC; Lots of Space ... and a Free Bike to Boot
Byline: DAVID IRVINE KIA is one of those gutsy small car-makers you can't help admiring as it battles with the giants. Hyundai, once a rival, acquired Kia during the period of common sense which followed Korea's economic collapse. Kia has...
LABOUR FIGHT SLEAZE JIBES OVER U.S. FIRM; Tories Seize on Enron
Byline: IAN SMITH LABOUR'S links to Enron scandal accountants Arthur Andersen sparked a sleaze row yesterday. It emerged the party had developed close links to Andersen before the 1997 General Election - then lifted a 12- year ban on the firm...
LABOUR FIGHT SLEAZE JIBES; PARTY WOE 1 'Bungs' Row after Collapse of US Giants
Byline: IAN SMITH LABOUR'S links to Enron scandal accountants Arthur Andersen sparked a sleaze row yesterday. It emerged the party had developed close links to Andersen before the 1997 General Election - then lifted a 12-year ban on the firm...
LIZZY GETS BUSY; Queen Faces Gruelling Tour to Mark Her Golden Jubilee as Rest of Country Gets Four Days Off
Byline: JANICE BURNS THE Queen will pull out all the stops in a massive Golden Jubilee charm offensive, it was revealed yesterday. Despite turning 76 in April, she and 80-year-old Prince Philip will attend more than 150 events between them in...
Me and My Boy
Byline: SIMON HOUSTON DON'T want to speak too soon, but he might just be off nappies for good. And we're not just talking daylight hours, either - this is The Full Monty. A week ago, having enjoyed a sustained period of dry nappy euphoria...
Men Are from Mars
Byline: MARK McGIVERN AND JILL MAIN LIFE is all about difficult choices, especially when it comes to eating out. Along with the choices, there come certain elements of trauma. First of all, there's deciding where to go. The classier the restaurant,...
Miracle Makeover: Linda Thompson
BEAUTY therapist Linda Thompson had always wanted to introduce some bold, bright colours to her make-up bag - but she was afraid they wouldn't suit her celtic skin. With the help of Lancome's new cosmetics range, however, and Lancome's make-up artist...
MISCARRIAGE GENE; Blood Clot Study Brings New Hope
Byline: JILL PALMER THE discovery of a rogue gene which makes women more likely to suffer blood clots offers hope of a future treatment to prevent miscarriages. Researchers found that the mutated Factor V Leiden gene makes women four times more...
OFF THE RECORD: Zoe's No Threat to Me Says Fatboy; Norman Laughs off 'Rival' Claims
Byline: JOHN DINGWALL EXCLUSIVE THEY say every picture tells a story, but Fatboy Slim star Norman Cook denies he was shaking in his boots when wife Zoe Ball took to the decks in their home town. For her DJ stint at Connors in Brighton, Zoe donned...
Parent Power
Byline: Dr SALLY ANDERSON Q MY eight-year-old daughter refuses to wear dresses or skirts. In fact, she's not interested in most things that girls usually are. Should I be worried? A I WOULDN'T worry. Your daughter has her own preferences and...
PARTNERS IN CRIME; Ferris and Gangland Pal Launch Protection Racket
Byline: JANICE BURNS EXCLUSIVE TWO of Scotland's most ruthless criminals are on the verge of launching a nationwide protection racket. Gangster Paul Ferris and Ian "Blink" McDonald are financing M&F Hardline Security through underworld sources....
Paul Sinclair; Cut in Mps Is Bound to Be Bloody
Byline: Paul Sinclair WHEN MPs discuss job losses, they are usually talking about someone else getting the sack. But from this weekend, all the chat will be about which 15 Scottish MPs are to be made redundant at the next election. The Boundary...
Petrol Station Fuelled Me into Driving Down Manhole; Motorist Sues after Car Crash on Shell Forecourt
Byline: JANICE BURNS EXCLUSIVE AN ENGINEER is suing petrol giants Shell after his car dropped down a 3ft manhole and smashed into a fuel pipe. William Fyfe badly hurt his back and neck in the garage forecourt incident and claims he is lucky to...
PLEASE STOP MAKING OUR TOWN A DUMP; Residents' Plant Plea
Byline: ROBERT FAIRBURN EXCLUSIVE RESIDENTS claim their town is being turned into a dumping ground for danger chemicals. People in Grangemouth - already home to a giant BP petro-chemical plant - have been angered by the proposal to site a chemical...
Pounds 50 PUPIL DRUG TESTS; Head Asks Parents to Pay
Byline: IAN DOW EXCLUSIVE A HEADMASTER has told dope-smoking pupils at a top private school to pay pounds 50 for drug tests. A number of fourth-year pupils at pounds 7000-a-year Edinburgh Academy admitted using cannabis after a school inquiry....
Pounds 700 MILLION MASTERPLAN TO CURE NHS; Glasgow Hospitals Shake-Up Unveiled
Byline: JUDITH DUFFY GLASGOW'S hospitals will get the biggest shake-up since the birth of the NHS under plans for a pounds 700million revamp announced yesterday. The Greater Glasgow NHS Board said the Western Infirmary would close with services...
Shaping Up; How Scots Doctors Are Pioneering a New Approach to Breast Reconstruction
Byline: CATRIONA WROTTESLEY IT was six weeks to the day after Frances Lynn first discovered a breast lump in August last year that she walked out of hospital following a mastectomy and breast reconstruction. Although dealing with her illness...
Sir Jackie. This Is Your Life, Wife and Kids; He Is Scotland's Most Famous Motor Racing Hero and Now Rubs Shoulders with Royalty on a Regular Basis on Shooting Parties. Now, for the First Time Ever, Sir Jackie Stewart's Amazing Life Story Is to Be Told in a Four-Part TV Documentary Series Which Has Been Put Togther by His Youngest Son Mark
Byline: BOB SHIELDS MICHAEL ASPEL didn't jump out from behind a curtain with his famous red book. And there was no forgotten auntie from Australia behind the sliding doors. This was a television biography with a heart-warming difference. This...
SKY WAY ROBBERY; Pounds 60 to Realign Your Wind-Hit Dish Satellite Telly Giants Charge
Byline: CARA PAGE SKY TV are cashing in on customers' storm misery after the gales knocked out satellite dishes. The TV giants are demanding a pounds 60 fee to line up dishes knocked out of position. And they want money upfront before they...
Sports Update: Scotland Crock Leslie Ruled out as Jon Steals In
JOHN LESLIE is out of Scotland's Six Nations opener against England at on Saturday. The centre failed to shake off a calf injury suffered while playing for Northampton at the weekend. Coach Ian McGeechan - who will reveal his Calcutta Cup line-up...
TERROR SWOOP; Police Arrest Six in UK over Funding Extremist Groups in Middle East
Byline: JEREMY ARMSTRONG SIX men were arrested yesterday in anti-terrorist raids in north-east England. Among the properties raided was a kebab shop leased for the past four months by an Arab man. It is understood the arrests are not directly...
THE BREAKOVER; Make the End of a Long-Term Relationship Mark the Start of a New Brighter Life for You
WHETHER you lose five stones, chop 12 inches off your hair, or dump your black tracksuit in favour of shocking pink Lycra, the changes you make when a relationship ends can kick-start you into a better, brighter future. When Neil Sedaka warbled...
THOUGHT CRIMES; I Worship This Man, but I Don't Really Want Him, Just the Fantasy
Byline: LAURA MARCUS IT could - and frequently does - happen with someone at work. Or it could be your child's teacher, your husband or boyfriend's best pal, or just someone you see regularly in a shop you use a lot. But we're not talking about...
Tree Fall Woman Is Fourth Victim of Storms
Byline: DONNA WATSON THE death toll in the Monday storms rose to four yesterday. Kathleen Nash, 43, whose partner John Spiers, 42, was killed when they were hit by a tree in the gales, lost her fight for life in hospital. Kathleen, of Chapelhall,...
Vital Readers Can Take Their Place at Top Catwalk Show
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Vital Statistics
Here's the best boost you can get for your slimming programme - Vital Statistics gives you a preview of how you'll look when you get rid of those extra inches. We'll arrange to have your make-up done, then our computer wizard Iain Leckie will miraculously...
VOICE OF SCOTLAND; No Mercy for Bullies
THINGS will not get any better regarding school bullying until the teachers have the right to give out proper punishment - not just being kept in or given lines. Also, the parents should be behind the teachers. Never mind the do-gooders or human...
We're Home Delivery Experts; after Helping Seven Babies Arrive, David Fyfe's Next House Call Is His Own
Byline: JANET BOYLE AMBULANCEMAN David Fyfe has delivered seven babies at home - and one mum has even named her baby after him. But the next baby he delivers at home will be a little more exciting because it will be his own. David, 43, and...
WHY I WILL KEEP ON BATTLING FOR ALF; the Comfy Sofa Is an Unlikely HQ for Fighting the World's Tobacco Giants .. in It Sits a Quiet Woman, Determined to Fulfill an Unspoken Promise to Her Husband to Make Them Accept Blame for His Death
Byline: GARY RALSTON IT started as a way of keeping Alf's mind off the fact that he was going to die within six months, but it has become so much bigger. This battle may last generations, but we will see it through. I saw an article in a newspaper...
Wiz Kid Is Our Star; Scot Jon's Winning Design Is in Fabulous Vital Fashion Night
Byline: GEORGIA WILLIAMS SCOTTISH fashion student Jonathan Saunders will be the star of a major fashion show, created around Lancome's vibrant new make-up colour collection - and Vital readers are invited. Frasers, Glasgow, is the venue and after...
Your Family's Health. with Dr Sarah Brewer
Byline: Dr Sarah Brewer Q I AM a 17-year-old male and have recently started weight training at a local gym. I started making a protein drink using full-cream milk, bananas and raw egg. My mum says I shouldn't because of the risk of food poisoning....