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 December 6, 2008

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Byline: EUAN McARTHUR TAKES YOUR CALLS CELTIC supporters reckon Roy Keane should be immediately installed at Parkhead to take over the reins from Gordon Strachan. Keane's sudden departure from Sunderland has seen Stadium of Light chairman Niall...
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4600 CARRIER JOBS HIT BY 2-YEAR DELAY; EXCLUSIVE Fears Grow for Shipyard Workers
Byline: By Kevin Schofield WORK on two aircraft carriers could be delayed by up to two years, putting thousands of jobs at risk, it emerged yesterday. About 4600 workers at Govan in Glasgow and Rosyth in Fife depend on the pounds 4billion Royal...
A Fyne Romance; EATING OUT Our Tam Loves This Restaurant So Much It's the Only One He's Reviewed Twice in Almost 11 Years of Doing His Food Column LOCH FYNE OYSTER BAR CLACHAN, CAIRNDOW, ARGYLL
Byline: TAM COWAN As I hurtle towards 11 years doing this column I pride myself on the fact I've never done the same place twice - out of more than 500-plus restaurants. However, folks, when we're talking about the wonderful, world-famous Loch...
Alien Warriors; Terrifying Adventure Tale Returns to Glasgow's Arches with a New Improved Storyline
Byline: By Craig McQueen AS strobe lights pulse and sirens wail, you can smell the fear that hangs in the air of the dark, claustrophobic corridors. It's easy to lose your co-ordination as the marine assigned to protect you barks orders at your...
Angus Is the New Joker in Comedy Pack; ENTERTAINMENT THE BRITISH COMEDY AWARDS SAT, STV, 9.15pm
"Are they having a larf?" as Ricky Gervais used to say in Extras. The organisers of this year's British Comedy Awards certainly have an ironic sense of humour, judging by their choice of presenter. Jonathan Ross was of course the original choice...
A Sean Up for Fergie
Byline: Tam Cowan MY thanks to pals on our sister paper for a great night out at the Sunday Mail Scottish Sports Awards on Thursday. Highlight was the hilarious acceptance speech from Sir Alex Ferguson as he picked up a well-deserved Lifetime...
At the Movies
MADAGASCAR: ESCAPE TO AFRICA BEN STILLER, CHRIS ROCK PG The long-awaited sequel to 2005's Madagascar, sees New York Zoo animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, trying to escape from the island. With...
Bad Boy Hardie Shrugs off Ban; IRN- BRU DIVISION ONE... St Johnstone V QoS
Byline: By Anthony Haggerty HARDMAN Martin Hardie returns from the sin bin today, relieved he was out for just one game. The St Johnstone midfielder admitted he was sorry to miss last week's derby draw with Dundee but said: "Missing only one...
BELLANEY'S A JEWEL IN THE CROWN; Hernando Won't Leave You Rhys Flint
Byline: DAVE NEVISION I DON'T think in all my days racing I have ever witnessed a performance like that of Master Minded in last year's Queen Mother Champion Chase and I go back quite a way back nowadays. Paul Nicholls' horse was simply breathtaking...
Best Is Yet to Come Says Vidic; Barclays Premier League English Premiership Latest
CRISTIANO RONALDO may be about to add the World Player of the Year award to his Ballon D-Or European crown but team-mate Nemanja Vidic reckons the Manchester United star has yet to peak. The Serbian, right, insisted Ronaldo's hunger has only been...
BOSS PROBABLY THOUGHT I WAS FINISHED BUT I'LL PROVE THAT I'M BACK FROM HELL; Daly Desperate to Clinch New Arabs Deal Clydesdale Bank PREMIER LEAGUE SPL LATEST... INVERNESS CT V DUNDEE UTD Today, Caledonian Stadium, 3pm
Byline: By Euan McArthur JON DALY is on a mission to convince Craig Levein he deserves to join him at Dundee United for the long-haul. The Irish ace admits he'd love to follow in Levein's footsteps by pledging himself to Tannadice after the Arabs...
Charlie's on Mend after Heart Scare; HIGHLAND AND MINORS
RELIEVED Fraserburgh staff heard yesterday that club boss Charlie Duncan is expected to make a full recovery after a heart scare left him unconscious. It was initially feared Duncan had suffered a heart attack or stroke and as he lay in intensive...
Cipriani Sickens Gunners
Byline: By Roddy Duncan Edinburgh 16 Wasps 25 DEADLY Danny Cipriani smashed Edinburgh's Euro comeback bid with clinical kicking at Murrayfield last night. The Gunners had to beat the English champs to have any hope of making the Heineken...
CORRIE COT; Soap Baby Boom as Kym and Jamie Tell of Joy at Pregnancy
Byline: By Graham Brough CORONATION Street star Kym Marsh is expecting a baby with new love Jamie Lomas. Kym has been with Jamie, from rival soap Hollyoaks, for just five months since splitting from hubby Jack Ryder, a former EastEnders star....
Craziest Glory Race Ever; IRN- BRU DIVISION ONE... Morton V Partick Thistle
Byline: By Anthony Haggerty MORTON boss Davie Irons reckons he is caught up in the tightest First Division title race he has ever known. His side are third from bottom of the table but are just nine points behind leaders St Johnstone. Irons'...
CROSS-DRESSERS IN Pounds 70m JEWEL HEIST; Raiders in Wigs Target Celebs' Favourite Store
Byline: By Peter Allen ROBBERS dressed as women stole pounds 70million worth of jewellery in an audacious raid that lasted less than five minutes. Wearing wigs and armed with shotguns and pistols, the four raiders burst into celebrity jewellers...
Doctor Death on the Gallows; ECCENTRIC SCOTS-BASED MEDICAL MAN WAS DRIVEN TO DOUBLE MURDER BECAUSE OF HIS LUSTFUL DESIRE FOR TEENAGE SERVING MAID
IT had been a trying day for Dr Pritchard. He had paid his last respects to his wife as she lay in her coffin in her father's house in Edinburgh, and made the final funeral arrangements before returning to Glasgow by train. But as he stepped off...
DOUBLE TOPS; EXCLUSIVE DARTS SPECIAL Gary's Aiming for Glory on Two Fronts as He Bids to Put Scotland Back on the Map
Byline: BY CRAIG SWAN WORLD No.1 Gary Anderson has targeted a dream British Masters and World Championship double - and says he won't rest until darts is booming again in Scotland. The Eyemouth marksman, ranked the best player in the world by...
DO YOU REALLY WANT TO JAIL ME? PRISON WARNING FOR STAR Singer Guilty of Attack
Byline: By Victoria Ward BOY GEORGE is set to be banged up in jail for handcuffing a male escort to his bedroom wall in a cocaine-fuelled rage. The fallen Culture Club star was found guilty yesterday of shackling sex worker Audun Carlsen while...
Fate Worse Than Death; MOVIE OF THE WEEK This Version of the Classic Horror Stars Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig in a Race to Escape Zombies THE INVASION SAT, SKY MOVIES PREMIERE, 10pm
Byline: DAVE MARK Hollywood has become so obsessed with remaking old films that it won't be long until you turn up at the cinema and see a "re-imagining" of your old home-video recordings. Ah yes, the classic 1996 trip to Blackpool, shot on shaky-cam...
Films of the Day
DECK THE HALLS ** SKY MOVIES PREMIERE 6pm Matthew Broderick (top left) stars in this seasonal comedy about a man known for extravagantly celebrating Christmas whose reputation is threatened by a new arrival (Danny DeVito) who announces his plan...
Final Countdown for Carol; Brainbox Beauty Says Emotional Farewell to Cult Show the Big Interview
Byline: By TIM OGLETHORPE Carol Vorderman was determined to bring the kind of professionalism to her final Countdown show that she had brought to the previous 4754 Countdowns she had filmed. She knew it was going to be an emotional experience...
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Friday: FILMS OF THE DAY
SO I MARRIED AN AXE MURDERER **** SKY MOVIES COMEDY 11.40pm Hilarious comedy with Mike Myers (top). He plays Charlie, a San Francisco poet who falls in love with a butcher called Harriet (Nancy Travis). They tie the knot but it's only when the wedding...
GO TO JAIL; Justice at Last for Simpson
OJ SIMPSON was jailed for up to 33 years for armed robbery yesterday - 13 years after he was sensationally cleared of murdering his wife. The fallen US sporting icon looked scared and close to tears as he was sentenced. Simpson walked grinning...
GO TO JAIL; Justice at Last for Simpson
OJ SIMPSON was jailed for at least 15 years for armed robbery yesterday - 13 years after he was sensationally cleared of murdering his wife. The fallen US sporting icon looked scared and close to tears as he was sentenced. Simpson walked grinning...
If I Didn't Believe I'd Quit and Go Shopping; THE Homecoming Scotland SCOTTISH CUP SPECIAL... Edinburgh City V Brechin
SHAUN STEVEN swears he'd be better doing the Christmas shopping than facing Brechin if he didn't believe he could knock them out of the Cup. The boss admits Edinburgh City are rank outsiders to pull off a shock against the team who sit second top...
I KHAN STILL BE THE BEST; Amir Insists He'll Roar Back from Horror Defeat
Byline: BY FRANK HAYNES AMIR KHAN last night insisted his brutal defeat by Breidis Prescott will be the turning point of his career. The Olympic silver medallist meets Oisin Fagan at the London ExCeL tonight in his first appearance since being...
I'll Dump My Main Man Dan
Byline: By Roddy Duncan RUIARIDH JACKSON admits Dan Parks is his rugby hero - but the rookie vows to do all he can to keep him out of the Glasgow line-up. Jackson makes his first appearance in the No.10 slot in tomorrow's make-or-break Heineken...
I'LL MILK THIS MOMENT TILL THE COWS COME HOME; THE Homecoming Scotland SCOTTISH CUP SPECIAL... LOCHEE V AYR UNITED Today, Thomson Park, 3pm Cargill in Moo-D for Upset. but Tomorrow's Just an Udder Day
Byline: By Ewan Smith and Anthony Haggerty SKIPPER Charlie Cargill won't hold back when it comes to mucking in to help Lochee's Cup dream. The Angus farmer is used to getting up at 7.30am to tend to his cows and sheep and will do so today before...
INNS AND OUTS; Jonathan Trew Tracks Down Some New Places to Try Out
O'Couture is a new bar, club and diner spread over three floors on Glasgow's Sauchiehall Street. Formerly Stavka, the new venture is open to 3am seven nights a week and the diner will be serving food until that time on most of them. It is a globe-trotting...
IT'S BALTIC AT CELTIC; EXCLUSIVE SPANISH KID ON LOVING LIFE IN SCOTLAND ... EVEN IN THE BIG FREEZE the BIG Interview Barca Heat Is Just a Memory as Crosas Scrapes Ice off His Car
Byline: BY NEIL CAMERON MARC CROSAS always knew life in Scotland was going to be filled with different experiences. And the past week has introduced him to the joys of scraping frost off his car's windscreen, trying to drive over dangerously...
It's in Your Hans; Strachan Gives Norwegian Star Extra Time to Seal Hoops Switch
Byline: By Gary Ralston NORWEGIAN defender Erlend Hanstveit has been given until next week to seal a switch to Celtic. The Brann Bergen left-back admits he has been impressed with the set-up of the SPL champions after arriving on trial at the...
I've Been Consistent All Season and Played Some of the World's Top Stars in Europe. What Do I Need to Do to Get Scotland Call? SAYS CELTIC STAR MARK WILSON; SPL LATEST... Clydesdale Bank PREMIER LEAGUE HIBS V CELTIC Tomorrow, Easter Road, 2pm
Byline: By Gary Ralston MARK WILSON signed a lucrative new contract with Celtic this week but admits he's growing frustrated at a deal he still can't seal. Wilson has become a mainstay this season under Gordon Strachan but has still to be given...
I WAS ALMOST A GUNNER; BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE ENGLISH PREMIERSHIP LATEST Ronaldo Reveals He Came So Close to Joining Arsenal
Byline: BY ALAN MARSHALL CRISTIANO RONALDO admits he came "within a whisker" of signing for Arsenal before joining Manchester United. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger met the Portugal winger three times in a bid to take him to London. But United...
Jambos' Wage Relief
Byline: By David McCarthy HEARTS avoided another wages crisis yesterday by paying their players on time. But the stars who have recorded five wins in a row are still waiting for their bonus money. Six players who had their wages deferred last...
Joe's King of Jungle
Byline: By Fariha Karim FORMER EastEnders star Joe Swash won I'm A Celebrity last night. The Cockney charmer beat Martina Navratilova into second place to be named king of the jungle. Former Star Trek star George Takei came third. Joe,...
Kirk: One More Loss and Title Is a Goner
Byline: By Colin Duncan KIRK BROADFOOT last night admitted Rangers are just one defeat away from conceding the SPL title to Celtic for the fourth year in a row. The defender reckons it will become virtually impossible to halt Celtic's championship...
LAS CHANCE; Jambos Boss Csaba out to Beat George's Record before a Mass Exodus of His Stars Mr FIXIT
Byline: by Paul Jain CSABA LASZLO is king of Hearts at the moment after guiding his troops on their best league run for three years. The Hungarian has notched five successive wins to draw comparisons with the heady days of George Burley. At...
LUKE, 8, BANNED FOR LIFE; EXCLUSIVE Club Claim He Pinched, Shoved and Hacked Other Kids but Family Say Their Wee Boy Is an Angel off the Pitch
Byline: By Ben Spencer AN eight-year-old boy has been banned for life by a football team after he was sent off twice in one match for aggressive behaviour. Luke Mythen, from Kirkcudbright, was given the ban by St Cuthbert Wanderers following...
MASTER McCOY; AP Minded to Show Who's Boss on Tingle Creek Day
Byline: By Garry Owen TINGLE CREEK day at Sandown is not a place for the faint-hearted, jockeys, horses or punters. Some high falutin' reputations go on the line in the feature chase at the Esher track today, none more so than Paul Nicholls-trained...
Monday: FILMS OF THE DAY
THE STORY OF ROBIN HOOD AND HIS MERRIE MEN **** CH4 1.50pm Richard Todd stars as the legendary hero of Sherwood Forest, who finds himself outlawed by the devious Sheriff of Nottingham and locked in a battle to defeat the tyranny that plagues the...
Murder Shook the World; DOCUMENTARY OF THE WEEK REAL CRIME WEDNESDAY, STV, 9pm
Byline: DAVE MARK The murder of James Bulger will never be forgotten. It shocked a nation to its core and everybody touched by the death was forced to rethink their visions of evil. Aged two, he was abducted from a shopping centre by two 10-year-olds...
NEEDY FAMILY TO MOVE INTO TOBIN'S COUNCIL HOUSE OF HORRORS; Locals Don't Want Home Bulldozed VICKY KILLER'S LAIR FOR RENT
Byline: By Kevin O'Sullivan SERIAL killer Peter Tobin's house of horrors is to be offered to a needy family. The severed body of Scots schoolgirl Vicky Hamilton was found buried in the garden of the house in Margate, Kent. Council bosses considered...
Nine Hours with Green ...Horrific for the Police
Byline: Frankie Boyle DAMIAN Green, the Shadow Immigration Minister, was arrested by counter terrorism officers and MPs are outraged at the heavy-handed approach of the police, as there are set procedures that already exist to deal with any politicians...
Off the Record
Byline: BY PAT ROLLER THE New York Post is reporting that Paris Hilton is being considered for the role of Tinker Bell in an upcoming live-action film of Peter Pan. This will be a non-speaking role, presumably, so there will probably be very...
PARKHEAD PLUNGE FAN EXPOSED AS ARMED ROBBER; Bookies Raider Set for Lengthy Jail Term
Byline: By Paul O'Hare A CELTIC fan who plunged from the top tier of a stand during an Old Firm game is facing a lengthy jail term for a spate of armed robberies. Alexander Rafferty, 42, admitted raiding five bookmakers in Glasgow, brandihing...
Pregnant Worker Claims Female Boss Told Her to. HAVE A BOTTLE OF GIN AND A WARM BATH
Byline: By Fiona Davidson FEMALE boss told a pregnant employee to "have a bottle of gin and a warm bath and that would solve the problem", a tribunal heard yesterday. It was claimed Margaret Ash also asked Elaine Currie if her "little b*****d...
Proctor Will Try to Sort out Big Boys; Clydesdale Bank PREMIER LEAGUE SPL LATEST
Byline: By Euan McArthur DAVID PROCTOR last night declared himself ready to bring Dundee United down to size - and prove to doubters he can cut it as an SPL centre-half. The makeshift Inverness Caley Thistle central defender regards Craig Levein's...
Psychic Barber
Byline: Gordon Smith Dear Gordon I have lived in the UK for three years and now I am at a loss as to whether or not to return to Spain and my family. My boyfriend Alan died in 2007 and I have been trying to move on with my life and settle in...
Selina Should Take Her Cue from Carol. and Count Her Lucky Stars
If she's not otherwise engaged in an employment tribunal, Selina Scott might do well to tune into Carol Vorderman's final appearance on Countdown this Friday. We've been promised laughs and tears, the highlights, the bloopers, and special guests....
Showbiz Sam
Byline: Sam Q Was the Hollywood studio Warner Bros actually owned by real-life brothers? Martin Robertson, Cumbernauld A They were four of the 12 children of Jewish-Polish immigrants who landed up in Baltimore in 1883. In 1903 they ventured into...
Soap Stories: Sick Tony - It's a Fair Cop; the Paedophile Is Arrested but Whitney Refuses to Speak to the Police EASTENDERS MONDAY, BBC1, 8pm
The adventures of Walford's famous residents are often condemned for being far too miserable. But if they all lived happily ever after, EastEnders would be a very dull soap. So, there's more upset and trauma from two completely expected sources...
Soap Week; the Plots You Can't Miss!
SUNDAY CORRIE: Molly (left) realises Tyrone is keeping something from her, but jumps to entirely the wrong conclusion when she spots him chatting to Minnie. Leanne agrees to share a pizza with Peter, but warns him not to get any ideas as romance...
SO HERE IT IS... MERRY RECORD C@shback (Everybody's Earning Pounds Pounds Pounds Pounds S)
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STAR TREK THE SAGA; THE Homecoming Scotland SCOTTISH CUP SPECIAL... Forres V Dalbeatie
RAB HARKNESS wasted 12 hours in a bus for a tie that never happened last week - but he'd happily walk 500 miles for Dalbeattie Star still to be in the Cup come 4.45pm tonight. Dalbeattie made the long trip north to face third-round rivals Forres...
Staying In: BOOK GROUP
Byline: SHARI LOW THE HUSBAND'S BOOK Published by Michael O'Mara Right, menfolk, it's your turn for gift suggestions this week. And if you'd like to find any of these treats under your tree on Christmas morning, just put a big red circle...
STOCKINGS STRANGLER LOCKED UP; Exclusive Killer Must Serve at Least 12 Years
Byline: By Wilma Riley A MAN who strangled his girlfriend with her stockings was jailed for at least 12 years yesterday. Mark Ferguson killed Elizabeth Hunter in bed after she accused him of smoking their last cigarette. At the High Court...
Sunday: FILMS OF THE DAY
HOME ALONE **** FIVE 5.10pm It's not quite Christmas yet, but if there's one film sure to get you in the festive spirit, it's this one. Macaulay Culkin (top) is Kevin, a little lad left behind by his parents when they jet off to Paris for the festive...
The FBI Should Call off Search for Bin Laden and Help Ibrox Fans Find Velicka and Edu; More May Be Hunted
Byline: Tam Cowan SO the banks have slashed interest rates to two per cent. That's nothing ...the SPL's interest rate right now is a big fat zero. Nope, hang on. Alex Rae reckons Rangers can still catch Celtic. There's a surprise, eh? ...
The Fight for Survival Can Change You; Paterson Joseph, Star of Survivors, Insists That He Would Fight to the Death to Protect His Young Son SURVIVORS TUESDAY, BBC1, 9pm
Byline: By MARIA CROCE He could be a future Doctor Who but for now Paterson Joseph has a battle for survival on his mind. Paterson, who plays Greg in the BBC's post-apocalyptic drama Survivors, is being hotly tipped to replace David Tennant when...
THE FIT PARADE; Workout Guru Mr Motivator Is Back but Where Are His Rivals?
Byline: By Lisa Adams HE'S mean, lean and set to hit our TV screens again on a keep-fit mission to beat obesity across the UK. Mr Motivator, who rose to fame in the Nineties by shouting at breakfast viewers to "Get off your fat ass", will return...
The Greatest Day Job; Exclusive Take That's Comeback Smashed Every Record but Gary's Happy Life in the Band Is Now Just a Part-Time Gig
Byline: By John DIngwall THEY are Britain's biggest-selling act, but Gary Barlow says he and his bandmates work just two days a week. Enjoying the fruits of the biggest comeback in British pop history, Barlow and the other band members have just...
The Main Mann; Inside Trap
Byline: By Thomas Gilmartin THERE were shocks galore at Shelbourne Park last Saturday, but I'm sure we can get our money back in the third round of the Comerford Puppy Stakes at the Irish venue tonight (Heat 1) Eye Eye Pickle ran well from a...
The Only Way Is Up for Queen's; Division Two
QUEEN'S PARK boss Gardner Speirs insists his side must not settle for mid-table mediocrity. Queen's finished eighth in the Second Division last season but Speirs insists there is always room for improvement. The Hampden men are in seventh spot...
The Razz: Kidsbuzz; Cash for Kids
Byline: BEVERLEY LYONS AND LAURA SUTHERLAND JASON Donovan says these days he finds it hard to remember the words of his songs. Jason, who raised the roof with his set at Clyde's Cash For Kids Lunch, said: "I used to sing Especially For You with...
The Razz: TOP OF THE COPS; Cash for Kids Paolo Gets Police Escort for Double Hogmanay Concerts
Byline: BEVERLEY LYONS AND LAURA SUTHERLAND SINGER Paolo Nutini has been given a special police escort to make sure he arrives in Glasgow in time after his Edinburgh Hogmanay appearance. Organisers are doing everything in their power to ensure...
THE TABLE DOESN'T HAVE A LEG TO STAND ON; Stephen: Saints Are Better Than Bottom Clydesdale Bank PREMIER LEAGUE SPL LATEST
Byline: BY CHRIS ROBERTS THERE'S a saying the table doesn't lie. But with St Mirren rooted to the foot of the SPL, Stephen McGinn reckons the current standings couldn't be more misleading. The Paisley side are two points adrift of new boys Hamilton...
Thursday: FILMS OF THE DAY
LADIES IN LAVENDER **** CH4 1.30pm Marvellous drama boasting the best of British. Set in 1936, sisters Janet (Maggie Smith) and Ursula (Judi Dench) discover a young man who has been washed up on the shore of the beach near their Cornwall home. They...
TIDAL BAY IS OUT TO SINK THE MASTER; Kilbeggan Can Follow Up at Sandown
Byline: TANYA STEVENSON MASTER MINDED first came to prominence at Sandown 11 months ago. If only we knew then what we know now, how could he have ever been 9-4 that day? At Newbury, he defeated Voy Por Ustedes by five lengths with Mahogany Blaze...
Tigers Tell Trent It's Time to Zoom off; Update
TRENT LEVERINGTON is out in the cold again after Glasgow Tigers finalised their speedway line-up for next season. The popular Australian, last season's stand-in skipper, is now a target for Berwick Bandits. Tigers' co-promoter Alan Dick said:...
Travel: ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF LATIN AMERICA
LATIN America is a diverse continent, with a huge array of destinations to offer the first-time or returning traveller. The long flight times from the UK to Latin America mean travellers are usually prepared to spend a longer period of time there....
Travel: OASIS OF STYLISH CALM IN BUZZING EDINBURGH
Byline: By Helen Anderson EDINBURGH'S old world charm has long been a magnet for those seeking an exciting weekend away. And one of the city's historic landmarks provides an ideal base for visitors wanting to explore Scotland's capital. The...
Travel: Picardy Is the Perfect Pit-Stop on French Tour; Enjoy a Fly-Drive in Region Steeped in History
Byline: By Jim McGhee YOU'VE snapped up the cheap flight to Paris, bought Le T-Shirt and returned with the obligatory Eiffel Tower ornament for the mantelpiece. But there are plenty more good reasons to make the short trip from Prestwick to Beauvais...
Tuesday: FILMS OF THE DAY
MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS *** CH4 1pm This historical epic charts the life of the ambitious but ultimately foolish monarch who attempted to oust Elizabeth I from the English throne. Vanessa Redgrave plays the ill-fated titular character, while Glenda...
TV Quiz; THINK YOU KNOW YOUR TELLY?
1 Which 60s animated family lived in a tree and had a son called Pippin? 2 In which comedy series would you have found American president Johnny Cylops? 3 Which glamourous girl group member is currently a judge on the X Factor panel? 4 Which...
Wednesday: FILMS OF THE DAY
WENT THE DAY WELL? **** CH4 1.40pm Propaganda thriller from the Ealing Studios based on a story by Graham Greene. It centres on German paratroopers who infiltrate a small English village disguised as a platoon of Royal Engineers. Leslie Banks stars....
We Don't Need Anyone to Help Us Win Title; IRN- BRU DIVISION ONE... Bayne Has Faith in Pars Ross County V Dunfermline
Byline: By Anthony Haggerty GRAHAM BAYNE last night insisted Dunfermline won't be relying on rival clubs doing them favours in their bid to land the First Division crown. And the former Inverness Caley Thistle hitman is convinced that any team...
WE'LL LET YOU BE BOS IN SCOTLAND; Bank Bosses in Pledge over Merger
Byline: By Magnus Gardham LLOYDS TSB branches will be rebranded with the Bank of Scotland name if their merger with HBOS goes through. And The Mound in Edinburgh will become the Scottish HQ for the Lloyds banking group once the acquisition is...
WE'RE HONDA BRINK BOYS; TWIN SHOCKER FOR MOTOR SPORT Max Warning for Crisis-Hit F1 Teams
Byline: BY FRANK HAYNES MAX MOSLEY yesterday warned Formula One teams to slash costs or face hitting the skids like Honda. The FIA president said the Japanese manufacturer's decision to quit the sport is a "wake-up call" to the remaining nine...
WE'VE HAD HABIT OF A FALLOUT; Exclusive Monks Worship in Garage after Split
Byline: By Bob Dow AN ORDER of monks on a tiny island are worshipping in a garage after a split. The Transalpine Redemptorists on Papa Stronsay in Orkney divided in a row over religious direction. One side, led by the traditional order's vicar...
Win 20 Tickets for Wars at the Arches
SHOULD you prefer a terrifying experience to visiting Santa's Grotto this Christmas then the Daily Record has 10 pairs of tickets to give away to Alien Wars at The Arches. Winners will get the chance to take on this truly bone-shaking walk-through...
Win Luxury Trip for Four to New York
FIVE NIGHTS B&B ONE lucky reader and their family will be jetting off for a fantastic trip to New York courtesy of Twentiety Century Fox Home Entertainment to celebrate the DVD release of Meet Dave and Dr Dolittle 4. This amazing trip for...