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 July 6, 2004

EXCESSIVE BAGGAGE; CUSTOMS SEIZE LETHAL WEAPONS AT AIRPORT Cops in Crackdown after Eight Swords Are Found in One Night
Byline: By Richard Elias POLICE at Scotland's busiest airport told yesterday how they seized eight SWORDS from tourists in one night. And they revealed that they have confiscated more than 300 weapons in 12 months from travellers flying into Glasgow....
Face the Facts; So You Want to Look Younger but Don't Want Invasive Surgery. We Found Three Easy Ways to Do Just That
IN our looks-obsessed society, buying a pretty, youthful face sounds easy. A scoosh of this, a little jag of that and your lips are luscious, your blemishes are zapped into oblivion and your wrinkles disappear all in the space of a lunch hour. From...
Firstperson: Moving Abroad - Sophia Loren Made All Our Dreams Come True; WE ALL HAVE THAT FEELING AT THE END OF A HOLIDAY WHEN THE LURE OF GOOD WEATHER AND A RELAXED LIFESTYLE MAKES US RELUCTANT TO RETURN HOME. HERE, ONE SCOTS COUPLE TELL HOW THEY GAVE UP BRITAIN FOR LIFE IN ITALY AND WOUND UP WITH A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS
FIONA McCardle and Jim Andrew have few opportunities these days to wear the knitwear they once designed for a living. That's largely due to the fact that woolly jumpers can be unpractical when you're running one of the most visited internet sites in...
Food Facts: Put Bite into a Low-Carb Diet
THE Atkins Diet is great for losing weight quickly but with little variation, meals can become pretty dull. So nutritionist Carolyn Humphries has devised a book of delicious recipes, a mixture of Atkins and Mediterranean food, sure to help you stick...
Football: 10 Greatest Football Shockers
VICTORY over Portugal made Greece the unlikeliest European champions in history. Here are 10 other international football shocks. Senegal 1 France 0 WORLD CUP 2002 The reigning world and European champions were brought down to earth in the opening...
Football: COACH IS A HERO BACK HOME
Byline: By Ray Wilson GREECE coach Otto Rehhagel has been hailed a hero in his native Germany. Their national team may have made an early exit but the country's media were quick to heap praise on the man who groomed the shock winners. Rehhagel...
Football: DON'T BLAME GERS FOR NICKING NOVO; It's Not Their Fault That Dundee Are Skint Says Duffy
Byline: By Euan McArthur BOSS Jim Duffy last night urged Dundee fans not to hold any grudges over Nacho Novo's move to Rangers. Novo completed his pounds 450,000 move to Rangers after waiving his pounds 50,000 slice of the transfer fee with the...
Football: Euro 2004: 10 GREATEST FOOTBALL SHOCKERS
VICTORY over Portugal made Greece the unlikeliest European champions in history. Here are 10 other international football shocks. Senegal 1 France 0 WORLD CUP 2002 The reigning world and European champions were brought down to earth in the opening...
Football: Euro 2004 : THE GOOD THE KEBAB &THE UGLY; EURO 2004 SPECIAL Credit Greece for Winning but Their Defensive Play Insults Beautiful Game
Byline: By Keith Jackson Chief football writer in Lisbon AND to think they call it the beautiful game. Didn't feel so pretty yesterday as Portugal awoke to the realisation that their party had ended in tears and utter dismay. The country is nursing...
Football: Euro 2004: YOU'LL DO AN OTTO ON ITALY; EURO 2004 SPECIAL: Brown: Berti's Boys Can Floor 'Em like Greece
Byline: By Hugh Keevins CRAIG BROWN last night tipped under-fire Berti Vogts to do an Otto Rehhagel by dumping Italy and guiding Scotland to the World Cup finals. Vogts is living game to game after splitting his SFA employers over the failure...
FOOTBALL: MY PAL ANDY IS JUST THE TICKET; Cole Will Get Goals for Celts and Briefs for Me
Byline: By Neil Cameron CELTIC fan Peter Beardsley last night insisted Andy Cole was the perfect striker to fill Henrik Larsson's boots and urged the Parkhead club to sign his former partner. The fact Cole would be able to provide his old Newcastle...
FOOTBALL: YOU'LL DO AN OTTO ON ITALY; Brown: Berti's Boys Can Floor 'Em like Greece
Byline: By Hugh Keevins CRAIG BROWN last night tipped under-fire Berti Vogts to do an Otto Rehhagel by dumping Italy and guiding Scotland to the World Cup finals. Vogts is living game to game after splitting his SFA employers over the failure...
Gang of Girls Are Making My Life Hell.It's Just Not Worth Going on; EXCLUSIVE TEENAGE BULLIES PROMPT PUPIL TO CUT HER WRISTS
Byline: By Lori Campbell BULLIES have driven Holly Fitzwater to slash her wrists and flee her school. And they still aren't satisfied. Holly, 14, was forced to move schools after a gang of girls targeted her for no reason and hounded her to the...
GINGER WHINGER JASON SHOWS TRUE COLOURS; HOUSEMATES GO BACK TO SCHOOL Cheating Scot Also Lands Nomination Ban
Byline: By Jill Stark BIG Brother last night revealed what the nation has known all along Jason is ginger. The whining Scot, who has denied he is a carrot-top, was forced to dress up as Ginger Spice. It wasn't the only humiliation for moody...
GREECE IS THE WORD; Football Heroes Fire Up Their Nation 'Now the Whole Country's Self-Confidence Will Grow'
GREECE'S Euro 2004 win over Portugal has given every struggling sporting nation a glimmer of hope. The story of how their football team went from underdogs to heroes will become legend in their homeland. But what does the team's victory mean...
HAWK SOUAD TAKE ON NEDS OF THE SKY; Bid to Oust Seagulls
Byline: By Paula Murray FIERCE hawks have been called in to drive away vicious dive-bombing gulls dubbed the neds of the sky. Like street thugs, the gulls sometimes give a warning squawk before launching an attack usually from behind and aimed...
Health&beauty: Facial Exercises - Get Reading to Skip the Knife
IF you'd rather do-it-yourself, facial exercises hold the key to toned and smooth skin. Results won't be as quick as with a treatment, but by regularly practicing the exercises recommended, users will also be keeping new signs of ageing at bay....
Health&beauty Fitness: HOW TO LOOK GR-EIGHT; ACCORDING TOTHE LATEST FITNESS PLAN FROM THE STATES, YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE TOYOUR FITNESS AND HEALTH IN JUST EIGHT MINUTES.INSTRUCTOR JORGE CRUISE TELLS US TO BIN AEROBICS AND CONCENTRATE ONAFEW SIMPLE EXERCISES INSTEAD
Byline: BY LYNDSAY CLYDESDALE FITNESS fads have a habit of travelling this way from the United States, and the latest is no different. But unlike may of Hollywood's slimming trends, this programme has been tried and tested on real people. Even...
HOL-OUT STRIKE; Airport Chaos Looms as Staff Vote for Action
Byline: By Michael Christie SCOTS holidaymakers are facing airport hell as baggage handlers prepare for strike action. The stoppage, which is being timed to coincide with the busiest weekend of the year, will hit sunseekers at Glasgow, Edinburgh...
How I Had to Learn to Walk Taller
Byline: By Lindsay Clydesdale, Woman's Editor MYmum was right, as usual, when she had me enrolled in ballet lessons before I'd even started primary school. The slumped shoulders, bowed head look is never in fashion and she was worried I'd develop...
HOW TO BE A SHAR-P DRESSER; Get Maria's Style on the Cheap
Byline: By Lindsay Clydesdale SEXY smasher Maria Sharapova has it all. She's the girl every man wants and every woman wants to be, after her wins on court and in the style stakes. Tall, blonde, beautiful and talented, the 17-year-old has the...
I DIDN'T BRAINWASH KIDS AGAINST FATHER; Mum's Claim to Billie-Jo Case
Byline: By Adrian Shaw THE ex-wife of the man convicted of murdering schoolgirl Billie-Jo Jenkins yesterday denied turning their children against him. Sion Jenkins, 46, claims he was deprived of a fair trial because former wife Lois brainwashed...
I DIDN'T TURN KIDS AGAINST THEIR FATHER; Jenkins' Wife Scoffs at Alibi
Byline: By Adrian Shaw THE ex-wife of the man convicted of murdering schoolgirl Billie-Jo Jenkins yesterday denied turning their children against him. Sion Jenkins, 46, claims he was deprived of a fair trial because former wife Lois brainwashed...
I HID UNDER TABLE TO AVOID PIRATES; Scots Student's Ordeal at Hands of African Raiders
Byline: By Keith McLeod SCOTS student Kirsty Gillies hid under a table to escape gunmen who shot two other Britons on an African island. Kirsty, 20, and a friend held hands as they cowered in fear that they would be raped and murdered. She...
James Traynor: Meet My Real Hero of the Week: Dr Richard North
Byline: James Traynor WE haven't been short of heroes over the last week or so with Maria Sharapova winning Wimbledon at the age of 17 and the Greek national team reigning supreme in Euro2004, but they don't get my vote. Keep your sporting stars....
Just Joan: Wife Wants Me to Have Sex with Her
Byline: Joan Burnie QMY wife and I married five years ago when she was 46 and I was ten years older. It was a second marriage for us both. We agreed on separate bedrooms. I have never been very interested in sex, even when I was younger, and...
Lindsay Cochrane: Chatroom; AWEEK IN THE LIFE OF A TEENAGER 'Perhaps I Had an Admirer, a Blind Man'
Byline: Lindsay Cochrane Monday... APPARENTLY, I have a very carrying voice. This morning, boarded plane to Alicante at 8am. First thing I did was look at the inflight menu. 'THREE QUID FOR A SANDWICH?' I squealed. My brother by my side went...
Love'n'sex: Give Your Partner the Kiss of Life
PUCKER up and get ready to kiss with confidence today it's National Kissing Day. The average person will spend about 20,160 minutes kissing in their lifetime, so your mouth better be well prepared for it. If your lips are dry and damaged, then try...
MARKED MAN; Police Hunting Raider with a Giant Lovebite
Byline: By Ian Dow A ROBBER who went berserk in a supermarket with a hammer could be caught out by a huge lovebite on his neck. The thief sneaked into the back office of the busy store just before closing time and stole hundreds of pounds worth...
Off the Record
Byline: BY PAT ROLLER MARGARET THATCHER has been haunting the papers again lately, this time because her former Chief Whip, Tim Renton, is flogging his memoirs. TimWho? as he will henceforth be known has revealed that the Milk Snatcher once referred...
Ordeal of Holly Is Warning to Us All
Byline: By Joan Burnie Record Agony Aunt EVERYTHING that has happened and still is happening to Holly is horrific. The fact that no one appears to be able to stop it, is even more appalling. Her teachers, the education system, the police,...
Racing: YOUNG GUN THE TOP FILLY; Attraction Can Extend Her Super Winning Run at HQ
Byline: By Garry Owen (Alan Thomson) UNBEATEN Attraction faces her toughest test at Newmarket today when she tackles her elders for the first time. Mark Johnston's dual Classic heroine likes to hear her hooves rattle and if the rain stays away...
Record Business Insider: Boomtime for Finance Firm Chiefs; Record Rise in Job Numbers
Byline: John Penman MONEY chiefs are taking on staff at the fastest rate in 15 years, a survey revealed yesterday. The growth came as the financial services industry recorded the strongest business figures for five years, according to the CBI...
Record View: Get Tough to Beat Bullies
SCHOOL days are supposed to be the best of your life try telling that to Holly Fitzwater.The 14-year-old has been driven to the brink of suicide by a ruthless gang of girl bullies. Holly has been kicked and punched in her school's corridors,beaten...
ROSSI VERSUS ROSSI; as Fighting Sisters Go, No One Can Beat River City's Jo and Ruth Who Take Sibling Rivalry to a New Level
Byline: By Frances Traynor TV Editor YOU know what sisters are like turn your back for a minute and they've swiped the new top you haven't even worn, or helped themselves to your CD collection. But some sisters really can overstep the mark. ...
Soft Drink Is 'Viagra in a Can'
A NEW soft drink claims to act like 'liquid Viagra' to boost libido among clubbers. Energy 69 is already a huge hit in the United States, where punters mix it with spirits such as vodka. The apple-flavoured drink contains a mix of herbs, vitamins...
Sports: Hotline; HUGH KEEVINS Takes Your Calls
IF there was one group of fans unhappier than the Portuguese people yesterday it was that section of the Celtic support with more axes to grind than the Gangs of New York. Eddie McLaughlin, Nottingham, said: 'Is it Andy Cole or Nat King Cole that Celtic...
Tennis: Wimbledon 2004 : DON'T CALL ME SWISSTOL PETE; Fed Plays Down the Tag of New Sampras
Byline: By Ted Tracey ROGER FEDERER insists he is not ready to be compared to the grass-court greats like Pistol Pete Sampras. The Swiss world No.1, now with two Wimbledon titles under his belt at the age of just 22, refused to even contemplate...
Terrestrial Pick of the Day
55 Degrees North BBC1, 9.00pm HURRAH a new cop show that isn't set in London. Newcastle is the territory for this new six-part drama starring Don Gilet and Dervla Kirwan. Gilet is Detective Sergeant Nicky Cole, who gets off to a bad start on...
The Razz: BRITNEY IS UNDER MY SKIN; Avril Lavigne Blasts Spears for Putting Sex Appeal before Music
Byline: LEE-ANN FULLERTON AND BEVERLEY LYONS AVRIL LAVIGNE has hit out at Britney Spears, claiming her appeal is about nothing but sex. The 19-year-old Canadian recently scored a No.1 album with Under MySkin. And she reckons she's all about...
THE STRESS BUSTERS; It's a Strain We All Endure but These Guys Know How to Beat It
Byline: By Samantha Booth STRESS now seems to be a normal part of our everyday lives. Holding down a job, bringing up children, paying the bills and dealing with all the different relationships in our lives can send our stress levels soaring. For...
They're Making TV Shows for People Who Are Down the Pub; Wogan Slams Beeb for Targeting the Youngsters Not Even Watching Telly
Byline: By Cameron Robertson TERRY Wogan has savaged Beeb bosses for aiming prime-time weekend shows at youngsters. The 65-year-old broadcaster says the young people the shows are designed to appeal to are all out on the town, not watching TV....
Tuesday Satellite: Satellite Pick of the Day
Tru Calling Sky One, 9.00pm ELIZA DUSHKU stars as Tru, a mortuary assistant with the power to re-live the previous 24 hours and thus prevent murders and suicides from taking place. On Valentine's Day, Tru searches for a serial killer who leaves...
Two Piece Can Suit All; Everyone Would Love to Look like a Supermodel in Their Bikini but Face It, It's Never Going to Happen. However, with a Little Careful Swimwear Selection You Can Disguise the Bits You Don't like and Emphasise the Parts You Do.follow Our Guide to What Bikini Suits Your Shape and Walk Tall Tall on the Beach This Summer without Having to Hide Behind a Sarong
BIG TUMMY Turquoise ruched tankini top, pounds 14, M&S, matching pants, pounds 9. If you're not happy about showing your tummy, but don't want to wear a swimsuit, try a tankini. This way you can cover up when you swim and pull it up a bit...