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 November 30, 2006

30 Greatest Moments; Wee Nation, Big Attitude. Scots Have Punched above Their Weight in Sporting Arenas and beyond to Grab Glory
1 How often does a rainy Saturday afternoon turn into a once-in-a-lifetime, never-to-be-forgotten day? As a nation, we enjoyed it on October 7 this year. The Tartan Army descended on Hampden for Scotland's World Cup qualifier with France - a game the...
30st Andrew'sDay; Things You Didn't Know About
1 Scotland's patron saint was one of Christ's closest disciples. He spent much of his life preaching Christ's teachings in what is now Russia and Greece, where he is also the patron saint. 2 He was crucified on an X-shaped 2cross - commemorated...
A Bunch of Fatcats Will Be Spending Our Cash This Christmas; FAREPAK SAVERS GET JUST Pounds 80 AS RESCUE FUND WINDS UP VICTIMS' STORIES
THOUSANDS of Scots lost out in the collapse of the Farepak savings club. These are just some of those facing a bleak Christmas. Mum-of-two Margaret Ann Leishman, 30, of Ardrossan, Ayrshire, said: "The Government have been negligent and owe the victims...
Across Scotland It's PARTY TIME; St Andrew's Day Celebrations Will Be Held in Cities and Towns across the Country and the Rest of the World
THERE will be dancing in the streets all over the nation on St Andrew's Day - with the biggest celebrations being held in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Stirling. The First Minister Jack McConnell has pledged to raise awareness of one of Scotland's...
ANSWER THE CALL; Help Others - and Yourself - by Becoming a Volunteer for the Samaritans
Byline: By Karen Stewart AS the IT director of a multi-national company, Bernie McIntosh was at the top of his game. But it was becoming a volunteer for the Samaritans seven years ago that made him realise how much he still had to learn. Bernie,...
Badge of Courage for Our Sick Friends; RECORD PETS
Byline: By NEIL McINTOSH SOMETIMES animals make you feel very, very small. Perhaps you are picturing yourself standing next to a towering elephant, or a giant steed, but I don't necessarily mean in a physical sense. Sometimes, just because of...
BRITISH AIRWAYS: GROUND PLANES IN NUKE POISON PROBE; Litvinenko Death Inquiry Spreads
Byline: By James Tapsfield BRITISH Airways have grounded three planes involved in the Alexander Litvinenko radiation death probe. Radioactive traces were found on two BA aircraft at Heathrow and experts were preparing to inspect a third in Moscow...
BROWN BABY AGONY; Little Fraser, 4 Months, Has Cystic Fibrosis
Byline: By James Lyons GORDON Brown's baby son Fraser has an incurable lung disease. The four-month-old tot is suffering from cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder. Victims have an average life expectancy of 31. The Chancellor and wife Sarah...
CHILLING WARNING; More Than 1500 of Our Poorest Pensioners Will Die This Winter Because They Can't Pay for Heat
Byline: By Magnus Gardham MORE than 1500 old folk could die this winter because they can't afford to heat their homes, campaigners warned yesterday. A call for urgent action went out after figures confirmed a third of single OAPs struggled to...
Cocaine High Led Me to the Depth of Despair; SPIRALLING NUMBERS OF YOUNG SCOTS HAVE A DEADLY DRUG ADDICTION Cocaine Is Highly Addictive, It Raises Blood Pressure and Increases Chances of a Heart Attack by Up to 24 Times
Byline: KATRINA TWEEDIE SPIRALLING NUMBERS OF YOUNG SCOTS HAVE A DEADLY DRUG ADDICTION Cocaine is highly addictive, it raises blood pressure and increases chances of a heart attack by up to 24 times. It also damages the inside of the nose, can cause...
CRAZED STONE AIMED TO KILL ADAMS; Loyalist Reveals Death Mission
Byline: By Alan Erwin MICHAEL Stone admitted in a letter that he planned to murder Sinn Fein leaders Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness when he attacked Stormont. The note, written by the loyalist killer before his attack on the Northern Ireland...
Cricket: We'll Get Right into Aussies This Time
Byline: By Peter Cranston ENGLAND'S cricketers insist they will go into the second Ashes Test against Australia with all guns blazing - despite being massacred in Brisbane. And leading the way will be vice-captain Andrew Strauss, who although...
Doing without Buzz Words Is Too Big an Ask
Byline: Cosgrove SOMETIMES a buzz word grips the beautiful game and then disappears just as suddenly it entered the football arena. I grew up in an era when words like cuddy, haddie and balloon were used daily to describe the failures of a clumsy...
Don't Be Scared Molly. It Will Work out OK When You're Back Home with Us; Misbah Is Sent Back but Mum in Scotland Says to Her
Byline: By Janice Burns LOVE-TUG 12-year-old Misbah Rana was "devastated and crying" last night after a Pakistani judge ordered her to be sent back to her mum in Scotland. But Misbah's mother, who calls her Molly Campbell, promised her that she...
DRAMA: A Robot Santa? ..I Ain't Bowered; DOCTOR WHO BBC1
Byline: RICK FULTON QUEEN of the catchphrases Catherine Tate reckons Billie Piper has helped make Doctor Who liked by girls. The comedienne becomes the Doctor's unwilling assistant in the Christmas special after Billie quit the show at the end...
DRUGS ARE FOR MUGS; ATHLETICS SPECIAL BANK OF SCOTLAND Talented Young Atheletes Champ Darren Tells It Straight to Scots Kids
Byline: By David McCarthy DARREN CAMPBELL has urged Scotland's top young athletes to forget about using drugs as a shortcut to success. The Olympic sprint relay champion hit the headlines in August by refusing to participate in a lap of honour...
DRUGS ARE FOR MUGS; ATHLETICS SPECIAL BANK OF SCOTLAND Talented Young Athletes Champ Darren Tells It Straight to Scots Kids
Byline: By David McCarthy DARREN CAMPBELL has urged Scotland's top young athletes to forget about using drugs as a shortcut to success. The Olympic sprint relay champion hit the headlines in August by refusing to participate in a lap of honour...
Fighting: I'VE JUST MAILED TO SAY I'LL MAUL YOU; Scot Lee in Hi-Tech Challenge
Byline: By Hugh Keevins COCKY Scot Lee McAllister has issued boxing's first world title challenge by email - complete with insults. And the self-styled Aberdeen Assassin included an allegation that WBU lightweight champion Graham Earl is running...
Football: 22 GAMES LEFT AND WE EXPECT TO WIN THEM ALL; SPL LATEST... Celtic Hitman Miller Has His Sights Set on Going through SPL Campaign Undefeated
Byline: BY DAVID McCARTHY KENNY MILLER helped launch a new set of stamps yesterday, which was pretty appropriate, considering his team has licked everybody in Scottish football this season. The Celtic striker's part in the promotion of the Royal...
Football: 22 GAMES LEFT AND WE EXPECT TO WIN THEM ALL; SPL LATEST... Celtic Hitman Miller's Sights Set on Going through Rest of SPL Campaign Undefeated
Byline: BY DAVID McCARTHY KENNY MILLER helped launch a new set of stamps yesterday, which was pretty appropriate, considering his team has licked everybody in Scottish football this season. The Celtic striker's part in the promotion of the Royal...
Football: BALLACK.. POOR SAM; LATE NIGHT ENGLISH ACTION... Mike Strike Sinks Bolton
Byline: By Alan Marshall Bolton 0 Chelsea 1 MICHAEL BALLACK struck a crucial winner for Chelsea last night as they maintained their relentless pursuit of Premiership pacesetters Manchester United. The German midfielder grabbed the only...
Football: Doing without Buzz Words Is Too Big an Ask for Footballers
Byline: Cosgrove SOMETIMES a buzz word grips the beautiful game, then disappears just as suddenly it popped up. I grew up in an era when words like cuddy, haddie and balloon were used to describe the failures of a clumsy central defender. Alas,...
Football: DROP-KICKED; LATE NIGHT ENGLISH ACTION... Fergie Axes Five but Reds Are Still Too Hot for Moyes Boys
Byline: By Carl Askew Man United 3 Everton 0 SIR ALEX FERGUSON has revealed Ryan Giggs was rested for last night's win over Everton purely to help see him through the rest of the campaign. The winger spent his 33rd birthday in the directors'...
Football: I'LL FIL YOU WITH PRIDE; SPL LATEST... Sebo Goal Vow - If Fans Are Patient
Byline: By David McCarthy FILIP SEBO last night pleaded for patience from Rangers fans - and promised to repay them with goals. The young Slovak has made just three starts and failed to impress in 14 appearances from the bench for Paul Le Guen's...
Football: I'VE BEEN AWFUL SINCE I WENT TO ARSENAL; SPL LATEST... Trip South Did Me Nai Good
Byline: By Michael Baillie STEVEN NAISMITH last night admitted speculation over his footballing future has affected his form. But the Kilmarnock starlet is determined to battle through his current slump to get back to the standard of play that...
Football: Jol Insists Defoe Will Not Leave Tottenham; ENGLISH SPOTLIGHT
Byline: By Carl Askew TOTTENHAM manager Martin Jol has told striker Jermain Defoe he's going bowhere. The 24-year-old hitman has not been a regular this season but has scored five in his last four starts, and reports have linked him with a move...
Football: JOSE: WE'LL BETOPSOON; LATE NIGHT ENGLISH ACTION... Chelsea Boss Eyes on Toppling ManU
Byline: By Alan Marshall Bolton 0 Chelsea 1 JOSE MOURINHO predicted Chelsea would soon replace Manchester United at the top of the Premiership table after Michael Ballack's goal saw them claim victory at Bolton. The German got in front...
Football: LET CHRIS SHOW HE CAN DO; ENGLISH SPOTLIGHT... Iwelumo Begs Smith for Scots Call
Byline: By Matthew Clark COLCHESTER UNITED striker, Chris Iwelumo, last night sent out a "come and get me" plea to Scotland boss Walter Smith. The 28-year-old former St Mirren star has been a revelation for the unfashionable Essex outfit as they've...
Football: Levein in No Hurry to Spend
Byline: By Greig Thomas DUNDEE UNITED boss Craig Levein has revealed he might not use chairman Eddie Thomson's cash to strengthen his squad in January. Grocery millionaire Thomson has promised to fund his manager's transfer-window buys, with...
Football: Loss of Ant Lets a New Bairn Net His Chance; SPL LATEST
Byline: By Ewan Smith KENNY MILNE has told his Falkirk team-mates they have been handed the perfect opportunity to make a name for themselves by emulating banned shooting star Anthony Stokes. Teen scoring sensation Stokes will miss Sunday's televised...
Football: MY KNIFE CAN'T TAKE MUCH MORE; SPL LATEST... but I'll Face Killie before Sorting It
Byline: By Ewan Smith JIM HAMILTON visited a specialist yesterday about his troublesome knee injury - but still hopes to answer an SOS call from Stephen Kenny to face Kilmarnock. The Dunfermline striker went for a scope after bowing to the pressure...
Football: Repeat Will Do for Bull
Byline: By Michael Baillie ST MIRREN keeper Tony Bullock has vowed to add to Hearts' woes this weekend by repeating his Tynecastle heroics. Gus MacPherson's men stunned then high-flying Hearts in September with a 1-0 smash-and-grab raid on the...
Football: RONAWAY WIN; LATE NIGHT ENGLISH ACTION... Cristiano Opens Floodgates to Sink Battling Moyes Boys
Byline: By Carl Askew Man United 3 Everton 0 MANCHESTER UNITED retained their three-point lead at the Premiership summit but victory over Everton did not come without a struggle. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring before half-time, then...
Football: THE BEST & THE WORST; RECORD SPORT SPECIAL ON TRANSFER SAGA THAT'S ROCKING SCOTTISH FOOTBALL Mac: Club Right Not to Pay More. There Was Almost Dressing Room Riot When We Found out Legend George Was on Pounds 2000 to Our Pounds 120
Byline: BY ANTHONY HAGGERTY HIBS legend Jackie McNamara reckons the club would have faced a dressing-room revolt if they had handed pay rises to midfield aces Kevin Thomson and Scott Brown. Record Sport revealed yesterday Chairman Rod Petrie...
Football: THE BEST & THE WORST; RECORD SPORT SPECIAL ON TRANSFER SAGA THAT'S ROCKING SCOTTISH FOOTBALL Mark's on the Soccer Scrapheap after Being Forced to Chuck Game at 26 While His Old Hibs Pals Scott and Kev Are Heading for Stardom
Byline: BY GORDON PARKS FOOTBALL is littered with cruel ironies and hard-luck stories. Anybody doubting this should have a word with Mark Dempsie. The Dumbarton skipper last night admitted he has lost a battle with a back injury and is hanging...
Football: WE'RE ONE OF WORLD'S BIG FIVE; Lawwell: Celts Have Become a Global Name to Match the Best
Byline: By Keith Jackson PETER LAWWELL has hailed Celtic as one of the biggest five clubs in the world - and a cert to be involved in any f u t u re European super league. The Parkhead club's chief executive was a guest speaker at this week's...
Football: We Want Russell for Life; SPL LATEST
ABERDEEN have insisted skipper Russell Anderson is not for sale at any price. Director of football Willie Miller revealed the club are instead set to make the Scotland defender an offer to stay for the rest of his career. And Miller hinted at...
Football: WE WANT RUSS TO SIGN FOR LIFE
Byline: By Ian Orr ABERDEEN last night warned would-be predators that skipper Russell Anderson is not for sale at any price. Pittodrie director of football Willie Miller revealed the club are instead set to make the Scotland defender an offer...
Football: You'd Be Round the Bend to Think Gers Have Turned Corner; SPL LATEST... Killie Cock-Up and Celtic's Fightback Proves They're Miles Behind Old Rivals
Byline: Ally McCoist THREE games, three wins, three shut-outs for Rangers - does this mean Paul Le Guen's side have finally turned the corner in the SPL? I'd like to say that's exactly what it means for the sake of Scottish football as a whole,...
Great and Good Sharing This Day
THERE are many reasons why November 30 could be declared a public holiday. For starters, St Andrew shares the day with some truly great worldwide figures. Winston Churchill was born on this day in 1874, Mark Twain in 1835 and Gullivers' Travels'...
HERE IS THE NEWS WITH JAN LEAVING; Newsreader Booted out of the Jungle
Byline: By Lee-Ann Fullerton JAN Leeming said she was delighted to be evicted from the jungle last night because she "had done enough". The former newsreader then hugged fellow contestants and left the I'm A Celebrity camp. But she cried as she...
Hotline
Byline: GORDON PARKS CASINO ROYALE isn't the only blockbuster coming out of Monaco at the moment as agent Willie McKay raises the stakes with Hibs chairman Rod Petrie. Fans of the Easter Road club aren't happy with the man attempting to broker...
I'LL FIL YOU WITH PRIDE; SPL LATEST... Sebo Goal Vow - If Fans Are Patient
Byline: By David McCarthy FILIP SEBO last night pleaded for patience from Rangers fans - and promised to repay them with goals. The young Slovak has made just three starts and failed to impress in 14 appearances from the bench for Paul Le Guen's...
In Brief
PROFITS in Brewin Dolphin, the parent company of Scottish stockbroker Bell Lawrie, have gone up from pounds 17.8m to pounds 32m. Executive chairman Jamie Matheson said that while market conditions had been favourable for the group, they have also...
I Passed Hospice Every Day Not Knowing I'd Soon Be in Debtto It; Cancer-Hit Dad Launches Pounds 2m Appeal for Centre That Helped Father Fight Disease
Byline: By Craig McQueen LAWYER Paul Belton used to enjoy his regular walks along the banks of the Clyde to get to work at Glasgow Sheriff Court. On the way, he would stroll down Carlton Place, with its grand townhouses occupied by law firms....
It'll Take More Than a Hug, Says Joan Burnie
I CALL her Misbah not only because it is the name she prefers, but because I never really understood why it was changed to Molly Campbell. Campbell is, of course, the name of her mother's current partner and it must be asked who it was decided it...
It's the Ender Pauline as Walford Battle-Axe; EASTENDERS BBC1
SHE'S one of the longest serving actresses in soap history, so let us hope that EastEnders gives Wendy Richard as Pauline Fowler a fitting send-off Pauline has been the matriarch of the Square since EastEnders started in 1985 and has since been...
I'VE JUST MAILED TO SAY I'LL MAUL YOU; Scot Lee in Hi-Tech Challenge
Byline: By Hugh Keevins COCKY Scot Lee McAllister has issued boxing's first world title challenge by email -complete with insults. And the self-styled Aberdeen Assassin included an allegation that WBU lightweight champion Graham Earl is running...
JOCK 'N' ROLL; Author Martin Kielty Gives an Insider's View on the Story of the Scottish Music Scene
Byline: Martin Kielty TWO WEEKS after Elvis Presley started work on his debut album in 1955, Scotland's first punk changed the world for ever. Glasgow-born Lonnie Donegan's skiffle hit, Rock Island Line, started the rock'n'roll era in Scotland....
Liam Guilty ..of a Snog with Alanna; Most of Shieldinch Might Well Want to Lynch Liam McNulty but American Actor Patrick Mulvey Is Relishing His New Role in the Soap RIVER CITY BBC1
AMERICAN Patrick Mulvey is one lucky boy - and not just because he gets to snog Jade Lezar The actor from Chicago landed the role of Liam McNulty in the Scots soap just before graduating from Glasgow's Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama ...
London CALLING; for Hundreds of Years, Scots Have Been Lured by the Bright Lights of London. A Fledgling Organisation, Scots in London, Has Now Planted a Saltire Firmly in the Heart of England's Capital. Founder Edinburgh-Born Eddie Tait Explains the Work of SIL
HERE are around 400,000 first and second generation Scots living in London - and if they were all living together in Scotland they'd make the country's third biggest city. Despite being hundreds of miles from home, there's a vibrant Scots community...
MOVIES: Long Live Kong .. a Monster Smash; KING KONG SKY MOVIES
Byline: BRIAN McIVER THIS is the big follow-up to Lord Of The Rings that deserves to be shown everywhere as an example of how movies should be made and enjoyed. Peter Jackson says the original is one of his earliest inspirations and when his...
MOVIES: Monsters Inc-Redible; It's a Scream as Scary Sully and Mike Meet Their Match in This Stunning Animation MONSTERS, INC! BBC1
Byline: BRIAN McIVER TOY STORY was first and Finding Nemo made the most money - but this is the real gem of the Pixar family. Amazing computer animation is blended with real laughs, great action and a big warm fuzzy heart in this stunning film...
MOVIES: Swap Your Ho-Ho-Hos for a Yo-Ho-Ho; Santa Takes a Back Seat on Christmas Day as Pirate Captain Jack Sparrow Sets Sail for the Small Screen PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL BBC1
Byline: BRIAN McIVER THERE have been so many bad pirate movies that it's become a bit of a curse itself. But this all-action, star-studded epic helped bring the genre to life to become one of the best blockbusters of all time. It features...
Music Makers Hit a New High
SCOTLAND'S music scene is on the up and up right now. Established performers are enjoying something of a revival, while a new generation of thrilling artists and groups are climbing the charts. Primal Scream, fronted by Glasgow-born Bobby Gillespie,...
MY ALLY NEARLY DIED OVER ARGENTINA '78; Scotland Manager's World Cup Torment Revealed by His Widow
Byline: By Mark McGivern SCOTLAND'S World Cup humbling in Argentina almost killed Ally MacLeod, his widow has revealed. Faye MacLeod said the stress of Ally's failure as national manager left him with an ulcer. And when it burst while they...
Nappy St Andrew's Day; Is This the Best We Can Do to Celebrate?
Byline: By Brian McIver IT SHOULD be the most important day on any patriotic Scot's lion rampant-adorned calendar. But unless you are dressing your baby in a saltire nappy wearing the most expensive kilt in the world or posting a specially dedicated...
Off the Record
Byline: BY PAT ROLLER WE'VE heard it all now. Asked for his views on whether male models make men feel inadequate, Donald Trump was scornful, insisting he's never had a problem attracting the opposite sex - thanks to his personality. "Men...
Penny's Joy as Rod's Divorce from Rachel Is Made Official
Byline: By Rick Fulton ROD Stewart is a free man again, it has been confirmed. Court papers have revealed the veteran rocker's marriage to second wife Rachel Hunter has been officially dissolved. But Rod and his fiancee Penny Lancaster are...
Pounds 80 What Farepak Victims Will Get for Christmas
Byline: By Cara Page VICTIMS of the Farepak savings scheme fiasco will get just 20 per cent of their Christmas cash back. The Farepak Response Fund - set up after 150,000 people were cleaned out in the pounds 45million collapse - topped pounds...
PRICE OF FAME; X Factor Brothers' Fans Can't Afford Trip to Show
Byline: By Julia Kuttner THE MacDonald brothers have revealed that their family and friends can't afford to get to Saturday's X Factor show. Brian and Craig say costs are running into the thousands for their Scottish fan club. They blame crippling...
PRIVATE DICK; in a Rare Interview, the Legendary Star of Mary Poppins Admits 'Extreme Shyness' Led Him to Alcoholism and Reveals He Got the Shock of His Life in a Scots Bank Exclusive
Byline: By Rick Fulton CINEMA legend Dick Van Dyke is famous around the world - which was just as well when he ran out of money in Scotland. The Mary Poppins and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang star will be 81 on December 13 and admits the most surprising...
RECORD Money: BANK WILL BE A FRIEND FOR LIFE IF YOU'RE A LAZY PAYER; the Readers' Champion
Byline: LESLEY CAMPBELL THE murky word of money often makes me despair. On the one hand, avaricious banks force clients deeper and deeper into debt by levying unreasonable penalties' on the other, a new industry of blood-suckers emerges to pick...
RECORD Money: YULE BE SORRY; 'Tis the Season for All Kinds of Mishaps - So Get Covered
Byline: By ALEX MORGAN THE festive season is one of the most dangerous times of the year for your possessions. So if yours is one of the 8.5 million UK households without adequate contents cover, you would be wise to do something about it before...
Record View: Big Profits Are Cold Comfort
TWO reports yesterday highlighted the problem of fuel poverty in Scotland. The first - the official one - said there were 328,000 households where people could barely afford to keep warm. The second, from campaign group Energy Action Scotland,...
Scots Who Helped Change the World; There Are Few Places on Earth Which Have Not Been Helped by a Bit of Tartan Expertise
1 ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL (1847-1922) A super-inventor and creator of the telephone. Edinburgh-born Bell emigrated to Canada aged 23 before settling in Boston, Massachusetts. He amassed 18 patents, shared another 12 and co-founded the National Geographic...
SCREAM CAKE; Campers Fail to Land Treat
THE Celebrity campers missed out on a tasty treat after failing a riddles task yesterday. The hungry stars were presented with a mouthwatering cream cake in a perspex box and told they had to find three keys to open it. But they missed the third...
Shocked by the Size of My Ex-Lover
Byline: Joan Burnie Q MY marriage collapsed as I was getting close to my 50th birthday. I have a lot of friends and even at my age, I am fairly fit and still play football. I also have a good relationship with my two sons. But at weekends...
Snooker: Year Dott Plans to Make Himself Snooker Legend
Byline: By John Docherty GRAEME DOTT last night revealed he is determined to be ranked a snooker legend. Dott wants to emulate Stephen Hendry and John Higgins by becoming the third Scottish player to hold the World and UK titles in the same year....
Snowed under; Exclusive Still Game's Back.But Ford and Greg Don't Have Time for Chewin' the Fat
Byline: By Rick Fulton FORD Kiernan and Greg Hemphill will only take a few days off over the festive period because they are so snowed under with work. The award-winning duo have "parked" their annual Hogmanay sketch show Chewin' The Fat and...
SOAPS: Corrie Cooks Up Festive Cracker; CORONATION STREET ITV1
Byline: RUCK FULTON CORONATION Street viewers are in for a real cracker of a Christmas with shocks galore in Weatherfield. It all kicks off at the Platts, as Gail (Helen Worth) and Sally (Sally Whittaker) host a joint family Christmas dinner....
Son Proves Parenting Is Far from Child's Play
Byline: Shari Low THERE are many things in life I'll never understand. Nuclear physics.Why a cake can weigh a few ounces, but makeme gain two pounds.The attraction of Orlando Bloom. But not even flat pack assembly instructions confuse me more...
SORRY KIDS.. SANTA CLAUS IS ON A BUDGET; FAREPAK SAVERS GET JUST Pounds 80 AS RESCUE FUND WINDS UP What Tony Will Have to Tell Family
Byline: By Cara Page VICTIMS of the Farepak savings scheme fiasco will get 20 per cent of their Christmas cash back - just pounds 80 for most. The Farepak Response Fund - set up after 150,000 people were cleaned out in the pounds 45million fiasco...
Stars
Byline: David Wells Aries Mar 21-Apr 20 SOMETHING or someone has been pushed to the limits. The only way ahead is to have an "enough is enough" moment, which of course you will handle with grace and calm - not! It might be time to get rid of...
Sticky Start to Saunders' New Comedy; ON THE BOX Jam and Jerusalem, BBC1, Friday
Byline: Paul English I CALL it The Victoria Wood Effect - the confusing clash of the silly with the serious, more baffling than the fact that she married The Great Suprendo. Wood has a knack of cracking unashamedly juvenile gags about being spanked...
The Razz: IT WAS PRETTY TOUGH; Libertines Almost Killed Barat
Byline: BEVERLEY LYONS & SHOWBIZ LIZ DIRTY Pretty Things singer Carl Barat says fulfilling all his commitments with former band The Libertines almost finished him. Carl, who rose to fame with The Libertines and bandmates Pete Doherty, John...
Voice of Scotland; Cocaine Addiction Comes Easily but Recovery Can Take Far Longer. Increasingly, People in the Throes of Addiction See Their Doctor for a Secondary Problem Stemming from Their Drug Use. Here, Dr Des Spence, a Glasgow-Based GP, Explains
Byline: Dr Des Spence WE ARE seeing more and more people with cocaine addiction problems but often they come because of the effect it has on their moods and emotions. It's the emotional fallout associated with addiction that can bring people...
We Just Can't Say No; Booze Danger Facing Young Scots
Byline: By Craig McDonald THE majority of young Scots admit regularly waking up with no idea how much they've drunk the night before. Over half the 18 to 24-year-olds questioned in a survey often get so blitzed they lose count of the drinks they've...
We'll Get Right into Aussies This Time
Byline: By Peter Cranston ENGLAND'S cricketers insist they will go into the second Ashes Test against Australia with all guns blazing - despite being massacred in Brisbane. And leading the way will be vice-captain Andrew Strauss, who although...
Year Dott Plans to Make Himself Snooker Legend
Byline: By John Docherty GRAEME DOTT last night revealed he is determined to be ranked a snooker legend. Dott wants to emulate Stephen Hendry and John Higgins by becoming only the third Scottish player to hold the World and UK titles in the same...
You'd Be Round the Bend to Think Gers Have Turned Corner; SPL LATEST... Killie Cock-Up and Celtic's Fightback Proves They're Miles Behind Old Rivals
Byline: AllyMcCoist THREEgames, three wins, three shut-outs for Rangers - does this mean Paul Le Guen's side have finally turned the corner in the SPL? I'd like to say that's exactly what it means for the sake of Scottish football as a whole,...