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Articles from October 18, 2009

221 Dead for What, a Nation of Pashtun Cherie Blairs?
Byline: Peter Hitchens IF A terrorist bombing campaign murdered 221 of our finest young men and women, and seriously injured another 600, can you begin to imagine the reactions of our kneejerk Government? There would be immediate imposition of compulsory...
221 Dead Forwhat,a Nation of Pashtun Cherie Blairs?
Byline: Peter Hitchens IF A terrorist bombing campaign murdered 221 of our finest young men and women, and seriously injured another 600, can you begin to imagine the reactions of our kneejerk Government? There would be immediate imposition of compulsory...
30,000 Part-Timers to Keep Post Moving in Run-Up to Christmas
Byline: Christopher Leake STRIKE-HIT Royal Mail bosses have doubled the number of part-time workers they are hiring in the run-up to Christmas. Managers are taking immediate action to recruit 30,000 short-term staff as the ongoing industrial...
A Bold Plan, but We Might Regret Abolishing Seanad
ENDA KENNY has often been marked down as unduly cautious. That cannot be said of his plan to cut the number of TDs by a fifth and abolish the Seanad. It would be the most radical overhaul of the political system since Eamon de Valera's reforms in the...
A Breast Lump Is No Sure Sign of Cancer
Byline: Dr Ellie Cannon Many women will find a lump in their breast at some time and, thankfully, for the majority it is benign breast disease, not cancer. Here are some of the questions that I am most commonly in my surgery about breast lumps....
A Change in Old Firm Status Could Benefit the Irish Cause Too; Our Flying SCOTSMAN; INSIDE SOCCER E-Mail Roddyscot@lycos.Com
Byline: Roddy Forsyth WELL, aren't you the lucky ones? Of course, you're only in the play-offs and Giovanni's train might hit the buffers next month - though personally, I think you'll make South Africa, especially if you land France in tomorrow's...
Albums
Byline: by Danny McElhinney She Wolf Shakira *** There is something about Shakira that suggests she is also beautifully unhinged. 'Crayons and dolls are not for me,' she informs us on Gypsy. Elsewhere, she tells us at great length why Matt Damon...
All Eyes on Cadbury as War Looms; PREDATOR KRAFT AWAITS PROFIT NEWS
Byline: SARAH BRIDGE CADBURY will face intense scrutiny on Wednesday when the confectionery giant highlights current trading in what is likely to be its last chance to cement the support of shareholders before US predator Kraft Foods pounces with...
All Players Ask Is for a Little Consistency in Application of Rules; and Woods Says Tough Calls Should Be Left to the Former Pros
Byline: Liam Heagney NIALL WOODS tells a worrying tale. A couple of years back, the IRUPA chief, along with fellow player union figureheads from other countries, attended an IRB disciplinary seminar. Breaking off into a workshop, he was grouped...
All This for the Price of a Single from Waterloo to High Wycombe; Nigel Planer Tries out the Coolest Rides in California ...without Going near a Theme Park
Byline: Nigel Planer HERE'S the thing: the best ride to be had in California is not in any of the theme parks. It doesn't have an 84ft vertical drop, it's not a rollercoaster, there are no special effects, no sound track, no stunt men, no crowds,...
'A Man, a Friend, a Brother, a Son, a Husband and a Hero. We Love You but We Know That You Have Found a a Perfect Peace'; Crushed Boyzone Mourn Their Happy-Go-Lucky Pal and Wonder How Their Lives Will Ever Be Normal without Him
Byline: Mary Carr FOR SO long, Ronan Keating had managed to contain his grief. But as he reached the end of his eulogy, promising that he and his bandmates would complete Stephen Gately's unpublished children's book, his words began to falter. Breathing...
'A Man, a Friend, a Brother, a Son, a Husband and a Hero. We Love You but We Know That You Have Found a a Perfect Peace'; Crushed Boyzone Mourn Their Happy-Go-Lucky Pal and; Wonder How Their Lives Will Ever Be Normalwithout Him
Byline: Mary Carr FOR SO long, Ronan Keating had managed to contain his grief. But as he reached the end of his eulogy, promising that he and his bandmates would complete Stephen Gately's unpublished children's book, his words began to falter. Breathing...
Amelia, Queen of the Air; BOOKS
Byline: Libby Purves East To The Dawn: The Life Of Amelia Earhart by Susan Butler Da Capo Press [pounds sterling]9.99 .[pounds sterling]8.99 inc p&p (0845 155 0713) **** It's a good face: humorous eyes, wide mouth, full lips. You could get...
American Football
BIG-NAME quarterbacks Brett Favre and Eli Manning will be under pressure today to maintain their key roles in the recordbreaking start to the season in America's National Football League. Never before in the NFL's 89-year history have five teams...
A Nationwide Fees Backlash; MUTUAL'S CARD POPULARITY PLUNGES OVER IMPOSITION OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE CHARGES
Byline: JO THORNHILL ONCE the darling of the market because of its nofees policy on overseas usage and strong customer service, Nationwide's credit card has slumped in popularity. The Which? Money magazine annual customer satisfaction survey...
Ancient Rome (for T Rex Lovers)
Byline: Boris Johnson Lustrum by Robert Harris Hutchinson [pounds sterling]18.99 .[pounds sterling]16.99 inc p&p (0845 155 0713) ***** I read this novel with the same amazement I remember when in 1994 we went to see Steven Spielberg's Jurassic...
... and It's Their Neighbours Ukraine That Hiddink's Men Fear
Byline: Ben Lyttleton LAST WEEK was a big one for Russian football: the national team lost a crucial World Cup qualifier against Germany to finish second in Group 5, and days later prime minister Vladimir Putin met FIFA president Sepp Blatter to...
Anglo Market Abuse Case in the Pipeline; Criminal Conviction Could Cost FitzPatrick 10 Years Plus E10mfine
Byline: John Lee POLITICAL EDITOR INVESTIGATORS are confident they can press criminal charges for 'market abuse' against rogue banker Sean FitzPatrick over his secret transfer of loans from Anglo Irish Bank to Irish Life and Permanent. If convicted,...
Anglo Market Abuse Case in the Pipeline; Criminal Conviction Could Cost FitzPatrick 10 Years Plus E10m Fine
Byline: John Lee POLITICAL EDITOR INVESTIGATORS are confident they can press criminal charges for 'market abuse' against rogue banker Sean FitzPatrick over his secret transfer of loans from Anglo Irish Bank to Irish Life and Permanent. If convicted,...
ANYONE BUT THE RUSSIANS; Trap Won't Say It but He Fears Having to Face a Red Revolution
Byline: George Young FRENCH BLOW HOT 'N' COLD ALTHOUGH on paper this squad is fearsome, on the pitch they are a different proposition entirely. Coach Raymond Domenech has taken all the criticism for their poor displays - and if itwasn't for...
'Anywhere I Can Cut Costs Helps'
SMALLER utility companies and new names in the market - First Utility and OVO - are giving the traditional energy giants a run for their money. This is good news for consumers. Sue McEldowney, 61, from South Norwood, south London, retired last year...
A Party in the Middle of a Whirlwind
Looking back from this distance to that summer of 2005, there are some extraordinary features to it. Personally, it was a whirlwind, which I sometimes recall as being like the film Groundhog Day, with the feelings and meetings after the two attacks...
Arshavin Helps Wenger to Avoid Birthday Blues
Byline: Daniel King ARSENAL 3 Van Persie (16), Diaby (18), Arshavin (84) BIRMINGHAM 1 Bowyer (38) THE Arsenal fans who debated on the train to the match whether their team would score four, five or six goals should have known better,...
As Happy as a Squirrel Up a Tree; Was It Really Hell on Earth in Seventies' Communist Hungary? This Writer Remembers Good Schools, Camaraderie and English TV. in Fact, She Was
Byline: Zsuzsanna Clark Next month Europe will mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Zsuzsanna Clark was born and raised in Hungary but after meeting her British husband, she moved to the UK in 1999. Here she explains why, contrary...
... as He Finally Crumbles over Biscuit Question
Byline: Jason Lewis WHITEHALL EDITOR GORDON BROWN has finally revealed his favourite biscuit - after 24 hours of dithering. The Prime Minister did nothing for his reputation for indecision when he refused to give a straight answer to the vital...
Ashley Faces the Ugly Truth about New US Sitcom Role
Byline: Stephen Houston TURNING her back on thecritics. The 40-year-old, who is expecting her first child, had hoped new 'romcom' Accidentally on Purpose would furthe hit US sitcom that made her an international star was always going to be something...
A Shock to the System; the Electric Mini Is a Joy to Drive, Says Philip Nolan
Byline: says Philip Nolan I'm driving along the leafy back lanes of Surrey and Hampshire at 120 kilometres an hour, throwing a MINI into the bends and having as much fun as it's possible to have in a car with 200 horsepower on tap. But this is no...
As Holiday Homes Tumble by 40 per Cent, This Could Be the Time to Buy a Bargain in Cyprus; It's like Home - Only Sunnier. with Property Prices Back at 2004 Levels, Now's the Time to Fall in Love with Aphrodite's Island
Byline: Zoe Dare Hall The reassuring familiarity of three-pin plugs, driving on the left and widely spoken English, set against a backdrop of yearround sun, have seduced about 150,000 Brits to buy homes in Cyprus - and many of them to retire there....
Autumn Bold; FASHION
Byline: CAROLINE BAKER It's the chilly season's key investment, so why not make it bright and stunningly beautiful? Here are the coats that'll keep you feeling sunny as the nights draw in THIS PAGE WOOL COAT, [pounds sterling]1,250, sizes...
A Walking Tour of the Seat of Power; Giles Milton Ignores Advice to Take the Subway and Sees Washington in All Its Glory
Byline: Giles Milton So here's the dilemma. You have an elderly aunt you ought to visit. And you have a funloving young cousin you want to visit. Which do you choose? Of course you do! Me too. And that's exactly how I had always felt about Washington...
A Winner from Bill's Collection
Byline: Dominic Connolly The hypocrisy of those in high places is the inspiration behind the winner of this year's Literary Review Grand Poetry Prize. Retired teacher for the deaf Bill Webster took the Mail on Sunday-sponsored [pounds sterling]5,000...
A Wonderful Day Falls Flat; ALSO PLAYING
Byline: by Georgina Brown Alan Ayckbourn has been entertaining us for an incredible 40 years. There's not a theatrical convention he hasn't playfully exploded nor a square inch of stage he hasn't ingeniously exploited in order to examine human relationships...
Beattie Sticks to the Script
Byline: James Mossop STOKE CITY 2 Beattie (11 pen, 69) WESTHAM 1 Upson (34) NO shortage of fire and passion. No shortage of defiant heroes, either with James Beattie leaving the Britannia Stadium to a bombardment of accolades. His two goals,...
Beauty Bulletin; Everything You Need to Know About
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Beethoven's on Song; O'Brien Claims Dewhurst Again with 33-1 Outsider
Byline: Malcolm Folley AIDAN O'BRIEN claimed his second Jumeirah Dewhurst Stakes as 33-1 outsider Beethoven led home a Ballydoyle one-two in the Group One event at Newmarket. Eight years on from subsequent champion Rock Of Gibraltar seeing off...
Benjelloun Is Spot-On for Yogi but Jim's Not So Happy
Byline: Ewan Smith HIBERNIAN 1 Benjelloun (84 pen) KILMARNOCK 0 KILMARNOCK manager Jim Jefferies took a veiled swipe at referee Craig Thomson over the spot-kick award that denied his side a crucial point in Edinburgh. Thomson gave Hibs...
Bent Freak Goal Makes Life a Beach for Benitez
Byline: Bob Cass SUNDERLAND 1 Bent (5) LIVERPOOL 0 LIVERPOOL are likely to scrutinise a television replay of the goal that could well have cost them any chance of the Premier League title -- and, for one particular supporter, it could mean...
Bent Makes Life a Beach for Benitez; Bruce Takes Points but Fan Takes Blame after Freak Goal
Byline: Bob Cass SUNDERLAND 1 Bent (5) LIVERPOOL 0 NEVER was a piece of mischief more costly...even by Scally standards! It would be stretching the point in a match that was decided by a shot being deflected into the net by a beach ball...
Bent Makes Life a Beach for Benitez; Freak Goal Sinks Rafa as Striker Boosts His England Bid
Byline: Bob Cass SUNDERLAND 1 Bent (5) LIVERPOOL 0 LIVERPOOL are likely to scrutinise a television replay of the goal that could well have cost them any chance of the Premier league title -- and for one particular supporter it could mean...
Big Pension Problems in the Pipeline
Byline: Jeff Prestridge PERSONAL FINANCE EDITOR PERSONAL Accounts look like an accident waiting to happen. Last week, Theresa May, Shadow Pensions Secretary, confirmed that this new pensions vehicle, aimed at getting the lower paid into the savings...
Biscuitgate: The PM Has Finally Crumbled; after a Day of Dithering over His Favourite, It's Crunch Time and Brown Can Dunk the Issue No Longer. 'I like Anything with a Bit of Chocolate'
Byline: Jason Lewis WHITEHALL EDITOR GORDON BROWN has finally revealed his favourite biscuit - after 24 hours of dithering. The Prime Minister did nothing for his reputation for indecision when he refused to give a straight answer to the vital...
Blackstock Tips Battling Newcastle off Top Spot; but Forest Boss Davis Demands That Couterpart Hughton Must Get the Toon Job
Byline: Peter Higgs NOTTMFOREST 1 Blackstock (45) NEWCASTLE 0 NEWCASTLE were knocked off the top of the Championship last night, but still impressed Billy Davis so much that he urged the Tyneside board to appoint Chris Hughton as manager...
Bloody Birth of Modern Warfare; BOOKS
John Crossland The American Civil War by John Keegan Hutchinson [euro]26.99 **** In January, the first black president of the United States took the oath of office with a hand on the very Bible which Abraham Lincoln had used in the same role 148...
BLUE DAY FOR TERRY; Skipper's Fury as Blunders Let United Go Top; Terry Furiousas Blunders Put United in Poleposition
Byline: Leo Spall ASTONVILLA 2 CHELSEA 1 JOHN TERRY blew his top as a fatal weakness in the Chelsea defence was exposed by Aston Villa's big guns. The England captain was incandescent with rage at his team's awful marking after they conceded...
BLUE DAY FOR TERRY; Skipper's Fury as Blunders Let United Go Top; Terry Furiousas Errors Put Manchester Utd in Poleposition
Byline: Leo Spall ASTONVILLA 2 CHELSEA 1 JOHN TERRY blew his top as a fatal weakness in the Chelsea defence was exposed by Aston Villa's big guns. The England captain was incandescent with rage at his team's awful marking after they conceded...
BLUES BROTHERS TO RESCUE; International Exile Works to Rangers' Advantage as Boyd and Papac Turn a Perth Procession into Three Points
Byline: Fraser Mackie ST JOHNSTONE 1 Samuel (17) RANGERS 2 Boyd (40), Papac (83) THERE is no danger of Kris Boyd or Sasa Papac going missing at the end of international week. Walter Smith's two national team refuseniks stepped up to...
BNP Ballerina Now Teaching Children Aged 3
Byline: Andrew Chapman ON ITS website, the new dancing school prominently proclaims that its teacher is a former principal dancer with the English National Ballet. Oddly, however, it doesn't mention her name - perhaps because she is Simone Clarke,...
BOLTON GIVE FERGUSON AN EASY RIDE; despite Late Blip, Sir Alex Gets a Breather as He Waits for Verdict on Row with Ref Wiley
Byline: Joe Bernstein MAN UNITED 2 Knight (og 5), Valencia (33) BOLTON 1 Taylor (75) SIR ALEX FERGUSON did not want or need any drama after the week he has just endured. He got his wish for 75 minutes, with Manchester United 2-0 ahead...
BOLTON GIVE FERGUSON AN EASY RIDE; Megson's Men Launch a Late Comeback but Earlier Errors Hand United the Advantage
Byline: Joe Bernstein MAN UNITED 2 Knight (og 5), Valencia (33) BOLTON 1 Taylor (75) ALEX FERGUSON did not want or need any drama after the week he has just endured. He got his wish for 75 minutes, with Manchester United 2-0 ahead...
Boring Bhoys Slip Up Again
Byline: Ronnie Esplin CELTIC 0 Xyxyxyxyxy MOTHERWELL 0 By Ronnie Esplin CELTIC surrendered their lead at the top of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League to Old Firm rivals Rangers after failing to break down Motherwell at Celtic Park yesterday....
Boss Hails Taarabt's Genius
Byline: Alex Montgomery QPR 4 PRESTON 0 QPR boss Jim Magilton rated this the best performance since he took over the most difficult job in the Championship. He was entitled to his delight -- or was it relief -- in front of boss Flavio Briatore,...
Bright Ideas for Prettier Peepers; Dark Circles, Crow's Feet, Sagging, Sunken, Tired Eyes? Relax, We Have the Solution. BEAUTY TIPS; STYLISTS' SECRETS; HOT NEW PRODUCTS
Byline: Laura Bermingham The eyes, alas, are the first area to start betraying our age, but before you retire them permanently behind a pair of shades, there are a few things you can do. Aside from investing in good-quality skincare and sun protection...
Brown Doesn't Get It. Neither Did Macmillan
Byline: William REES-MOGG Ihave had the privilege of having access to the House of Commons for 50 out of the past 60 years, either as a lobby correspondent, or through the Press or Peers' galleries. I've seen the House in most of its moods. ...
Brown Feels the Full Force of NBA's Zero Tolerance; Game Chiefs Quick to Make Example of Veteran Bobcats Coach as Stand-In Referees Come under Fire
Byline: SPORT USA By Simon Lewis AS VETERAN NBA head coach Larry Brown counted out the $60,000 fine levied by the league this week for his run-in with a referee, the irony will not have been lost on the Charlotte Bobcats chief that he was doing...
Burke Sparks a Revival to Ease Ayr's Anxiety; PREMIER RUGBY ROUND-UP
CHAMPIONS Ayr survived a real fright before fighting off the tenacious challenge of lowly Stewart's-Melville 31-13 at Inverleith. A major upset looked on the cards as the hosts swept into a 10-3 interval lead but, after that, it was one-way traffic....
BUTTON DANCING IN THE RAIN; Champion-Elect Jensonwon't Let His Title Dreams Go Up in Smoke
Byline: From Chris Power AT INTERLAGOS, SAO PAULO JENSON BUTTON remembers the moment only too well. Lewis Hamilton had just won the world championship here in the most extraordinary style, overtaking Timo Glock on the last corner of the last lap...
BUTTON DANCING IN THE RAIN; Champion-Elect Jenson Won't Let His Title Dreams Go Up in Smoke
Byline: From Chris Power AT INTERLAGOS, SAO PAULO JENSON BUTTON remembers the moment only too well. Lewis Hamilton had just won the world championship here in the most extraordinary style, overtaking Timo Glock on the last corner of the last lap...
BUTTON IS DANCING IN THE RAIN; Champion-Elect Jenson Won't Let Title Dreams Go Up in Smoke
Byline: From Chris Power AT INTERLAGOS, SAO PAULO JENSON BUTTON remembers the moment only too well. Lewis Hamilton had just won the world championship here in the most extraordinary style, overtaking Timo Glock on the last corner of the last lap...
BUTTON IS SINKING IN THE RAIN; but Champion-Elect Won't Let Title Dreams Go Up in Smoke
Byline: From Chris Power AT INTERLAGOS, SAO PAULO JENSON BUTTON remembers the moment only too well. Lewis Hamilton had just won the world championship here in the most extraordinary style, overtaking Timo Glock on the last corner of the last lap...
BUTTON'S SINKING IN THE RAIN; Jenson's Title Bid Suffers in the Wet as Key Rival Speeds to Pole
Byline: From Chris Power AT INTERLAGOS, SAO PAULO JENSON BUTTON blew his chance to rule the Brazilian Grand Prix from the front -- and win the Formula One World Championship -- in the rain-lashed farce of qualifying yesterday as his title rival...
BUTTON'S SINKING IN THE RAIN; Jenson Title Bid Is Floundering as Barrichello Speeds to Pole
Byline: From Chris Power AT INTERLAGOS, SAO PAULO JENSON BUTTON surely blew his chance to win the Formula One world title today after a rain-lashed farce of qualifying left him in 14th place and saw his main title rival - and team-mate - Rubens...
BUTTON'S SINKING IN THE RAIN; Jenson Title Bid Is Floundering as Barrichello Speeds to Pole
Byline: From Chris Power AT INTERLAGOS, SAO PAULO JENSON BUTTON surely blew his chance to win the Formula One world title today after a rain-lashed farce of qualifying left him in 14th place and saw his main title rival -- and team-mate -- Rubens...
BUTTON'S SINKING IN THE RAIN; Jenson Title Bid Is Floundering as Barrichello Speeds to Pole
Byline: From Chris Power AT INTERLAGOS, SAO PAULO JENSON BUTTON surely blew his chance to win the Formula One world title today after a rain-lashed farce of qualifying left him in 14th place and saw his main title rival -- and team-mate -- Rubens...
Buyers and Cellars; LIVE FOR WINE
Byline: OLLY SMITH Gone are the days when every house had a cellar stuffed with dusty bottles waiting for the perfect moment to be cracked open. Wine is increasingly made for immediate consumption. That said, laying it down can be fun - but there...
Cancan? Not with Those Legs You Can't-Can't; Amanda Holden Snubbed by Moulin Rouge.'Because I'm Not Six Foot Nine with Legs Up to My Eyeballs'
Byline: Daniel Boffey AS A judge on Britain's Got Talent, Amanda Holden regularly thwarts the ambitions of the nation's showbusiness hopefuls. But she had to endure a blow to her own pride when Parisian nightspot Moulin Rouge refused to let her...
Cancan? Not with Those Short Legsyoucan't-Can't; Amanda Holden Snubbed by Moulin Rouge.'Because I'm Not Six Foot Nine with Legs Up to My Eyeballs'
Byline: Daniel Boffy AMANDA HOLDEN regularly thwarts the ambitions of the nation's showbusiness hopefuls on TV show Britain's Got Talent. But the star had to endure a blow to her own pride as she prepared to film a new ITV documentary in which...
Cancan? Not with Those Short Legsyoucan't-Can't Don't; Amanda Holden Snubbed by Moulin Rouge.'Because I'm Not Six Foot Nine with Legs Up to My Eyeballs'
Byline: Daniel Boffy AMANDA HOLDEN regularly thwarts the ambitions of the nation's showbusiness hopefuls on TV show Britain's Got Talent. But the star had to endure a blow to her own pride as she prepared to film a new ITV documentary in which...
Car Boot Sales Face Tax Blitz by Cash Strapped Labour
Byline: Brendan Carlin POLITICAL REPORTER GORDON BROWN was accused last night of a 'tax blitz' on Britain's car boot sales in a desperate attempt to raise more revenue. Valuation officials admitted that those who run the popular events could...
Cecil Just Champion after Win; Trainer Given Hero's Reception as Twice over Defies the Odds
Byline: Jonathan Powell RACING CORRESPONDENT TWICE OVER and his jockey Tom Queally survived an optimistic objection on their way to a highly emotional Group One victory for master trainer Henry Cecil on a chill autumn day at Newmarket. Cecil...
Cecil Just Champion after Win; Trainer Given Hero's Reception asTwice Overdefies the Odds
Byline: Jonathan Powell RACING CORRESPONDENT TWICE OVER and his jockey Tom Queally survived an optimistic objection on their way to a highly emotional Group One victory for master trainer Henry Cecil on a chill autumn day at Newmarket. Cecil...
Charlton Back on Top after McLeod Winner; LEAGUE ONE
IZALE McLEOD fired Charlton back to the top of the table as they took full advantage of the fact Leeds don't play until tomorrow. With their closest rivals in action live on Sky against Norwich, Charlton clinched a 2-1 win thanks to McLeod's excellent...
Checks, Cheques and Golf - What You Need to Know about the Upper House
Byline: John Lee A SENATOR is paid e70,000 per annum but with a generous expenses regime each takes home an average of e116,000 a year.. The 1922 Constitution of the Free State provided for a Senate. Half of the members of that body would be nominated...
Check Yourself out and Help Others Too; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE; A Bupa Health Assessment Can Provide Peace of Mind - and Vital Support to the Pink Ribbon Foundation in the Fight against Breast Cancer
Many women are concerned about breast lumps being cancerous: fortunately, nine out of ten breast lumps are not cancer1. But with more than 44,000 women diagnosed each year in the UK2, it pays to be breast aware. With breast cancer, early detection...
Chelsea Have NO DEFENCE; Ominous Signs for Ancelotti as O'Neill's Battling Villa Expose His Title Pretensions
Byline: Patrick Collins ASTONVILLA 2 Dunne (32), Collins (52) CHELSEA 1 Drogba (15) MARTIN O'NEILL frowned and grimaced and insisted that it was just one victory and that he wasn't about to draw any dramatic conclusions. But still he could...
Child Porn Fears Scupper Airport 'Nude X-Ray' Scans
Byline: Jason Lewis SECURITY EDITOR AIRPORT security chiefs have been banned from subjecting children to a controversial new X-ray scanner that produces 'naked' pictures of passengers because of legal warnings the images may break child pornography...
Chill out in Blakes Heaven; CONTINUING Our Occasional Series on the World's Hippest Hotels and the Stars Who Frequent Them, SARAH TURNER Visits Blakes Hotel in London
Byline: SARAH TURNER STAR QUALITY: David and Victoria Beckham, Katie Price, Lindsay Lohan, actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Mickey Rourke, film director Quentin Tarantino. VITAL STATISTICS: With its lavish, highly theatrical interiors, Blakes Hotel...
Clock Ticking in Cork; Coughlan Faces Race against Time to Avoid Strike on Tuesday as the Players Reach the End of Their Tether
Byline: George Young CORK CITY'S players and management team will deserve a special merit award come the end of the season. After the most turbulent year in the club's proud 25-year history, it is a miracle they have survived, but more trouble may...
Comedians to Be Taken Seriously. THEATRE
Comedians Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, London 2hrs 50mins (including two intervals) **** Life Is A Dream Donmar Warehouse, London 2hrs 30mins (including interval) *** What is comedy? A racist or sexist joke triggering an easy laugh, or something...
Come on, Guys, Ease My Ryder Cup Worry; SkipperMonty in Plea for Big Three to Start Winning Titles
Byline: Jim Black COLIN MONTGOMERIE has challenged Europe's big three to finish the year on a high and boost his chance of leading the hosts to victory in the Ryder Cup. The Scot, who has given a clear indication that he is ready to adopt a hard-line...
Company Abandons Legal Bid to Keep Toxic Waste Claims Secret
Byline: Martin Delgado DETAILS of health problems allegedly caused by waste dumping in West Africa have finally been published after lawyers withdrew an injunction which had caused a political outcry. Libel lawyers Carter-Ruck agreed to lift...
Concerned Smith Prepares to Get Ready for Unirea without Mendes
Byline: Fraser Mackie RANGERS are sweating over the fitness of Pedro Mendes for Tuesday's Champions League visit of Unirea Urziceni. The classy midfielder missed yesterday's win at St Johnstone with a thigh problem upon returning from World Cup...
Connolly Quick off the Mark to Inspire Saints; LEAGUE ONE
DAVID CONNOLLY scored seven minutes into his debut as Southampton climbed off the bottom with a 3-1 win at Oldham. Former Republic of Ireland striker Connolly came on as a substitute to complete the scoring. Dean Hammond and Rickie Lambert had put...
Contents; 18.10.09 You.Co.UK
FASHION AND BEAUTY 10 Fashion forward The twinset gets a funky tweak 13 Mimi Spencer on the perils of 'muffin-top thighs'. Plus blue-blooded shoes 14 Autumn bold Indulge your bright side with a colour-confident coat 21 Style notes Ditch...
Could Your Cash Be Lost in Conversion? A Hundred Firms Offer to Exchange Big Sums into Sterling, Yet Only a Few Are Authorised
Byline: RICHARD DYSON BUYING property abroad or disbursing estates after someone's death are two common reasons to make large payments overseas. Each year billions of pounds are switched into euros, dollars and other currencies for these purposes....
Courts Must Be Free ... So That We Can Be Free
SINCE the days of Ancient Greece, wise statesmen have understood that government should not control - or attempt to influence - the law courts. Since England's Glorious Revolution of 1688, it has been accepted that Parliament must be immune from...
Cowardly, Immature and Dysfunctional. Salman Conned Me.He Should Just Have Got a Prostitute; after His Fourth Wife Left Him, Salman Rushdie Pursued a Reluctant Pia Glennuntil She Became His Lover - Then Dumped Her by Email When the Charm of Their Two-Year Affairwaned. for the First Time, She Reveals the Distasteful Truth about Lifewith the Highly Sexed Author
Byline: from Sharon Churcher IN NEW YORK When statuesque American actress Pia Glenn announced her love for 62-year-old novelist Sir Salman Rushdie earlier this year, she described their union as a passionate 'meeting of minds'. 'I think he is a...
Cowardly, Immature and Dysfunctional. Salman Conned Me.He Should Just Have Got a Prostitute; after His Fourth Wife Left Him, Salman Rushdie Pursued a Reluctant Pia Glenn until She Became His Lover - Then Dumped Her by Email When the Charm of Their Two-Year Affair Waned. for the First Time, She Reveals the Distasteful Truth about Life with the Predatory Author
Byline: from Sharon Churcher IN NEW YORK WHEN STATUESQUE American actress Pia Glenn announced her love for 62-year-old novelist Salman Rushdie earlier this year, she described their union as a passionate 'meeting of minds'. 'I think he is a genius,'...
CRISIS AVERTED BY CHAMPIONS; Leinster See off Brive to Avoid Major Dent in Title Aspirations
Byline: Liam Heagneys Brive 13 Leinster 36 YOU'D NEVER have imagined it could have come to this so quickly, a must-win showdown deep in the French heartland with so much at stake so very early in the season. Only five months ago, an overjoyed...
Daniel Merriweather; the Aussie Singer on How Music - and Mark Ronson - Helped Turn His Life around; in a Taxi With
Byline: Interview STUART HUSBAND W e pick up Daniel Merriweather in East London's mean streets, and the photographer soon has him posing against a gritty backdrop of tower blocks and old power stations. After all, the Melbourne native's debut album...
Defoe Allows Fratton Bark to Get the Better of Him as He Seals Win Then Sees Red
Byline: Ian Ridley PORTSMTH 1 Boateng (59) TOTTENHAM 2 King (29), Defoe (45) JERMAIN DEFOE, the nation's hero early in the season, became villain of the piece on a day of rancour and resentment at Fratton Park. Defoe bagged the second...
Delight for Staunton and His Strugglers; LEAGUE TWO
STEVE STAUNTON recorded his first-ever victory as a Football League manager as bottom side Darlington finally ended their winless run by coming from behind to beat Shrewsbury. Striker Simon Thomas was the hero after only signing for the club, on...
'Deluded' Salmond Hails MacAskill as the New Gandhi
Byline: Michael Tait SNP leader Alex Salmond last night reignited the row over the release of the Lockerbie bomber by comparing one of his ministers to Mahatma Gandhi. Scotland's First Minister said Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill had made...
Denis Sets His Sites on Tribunal
Byline: John Lee BILLIONAIRE Denis O'Brien has set up www.moriartytribunal.com as part of his ongoing PR battle against the Dublin Castle inquiry, the Irish Mail on Sunday has learned. Mr O'Brien's new site says: 'This site has been created to...
Depleted Tigers in Try Romp
Byline: From Paul Morgan AT STADIO LUIGI ZAFFANELLA Viadana 11 Leicester 46 LEICESTER will renew their worldwide search for players this week to try to combat an injury crisis that threatens to derail their season. The English champions...
Diniyar Is the Star of Everton's Late Show
Byline: Malcolm Brown EVERTON 1 Bilyaletdinov (88) WOLVES 1 Doyle (76) DINIYAR BILYALETDINOV'S 88th-minute equaliser spared Everton from defeat and continued Wolves' education into the harsh realities of life in the Premier League. ...
Diniyar Is the Star of Everton's Late Show; EVERTON; WOLVES; Bilyaletdinov (88); Doyle (76); 1; 1
Byline: Malcolm Brown EVERTON 1 Bilyaletdinov (88) WOLVES 1 Doyle (76) AN EQUALISER from Diniyar Bilyaletdinov just two minutes from time continued Wolves' harsh education in the cruel ways of Premier League football. An extraordinary...
Dirty Tricks Claim in Fight for Mosley's Job
Byline: EXCLUSIVE By Daniel King and Malcolm Folley THE battle to find a successor to Max Mosley, the FIA's retiring president, has been rocked by allegations of intimidation. Jean Todt, the former Ferrari team chief who is Mosley's favoured...
Dirty Tricks Claim in Fight for Mosley's Job; EXCLUSIVE
Byline: Daniel King and Malcolm Folley THE battle to find a successor to Max Mosley, the FIA's retiring president, has been rocked by allegations of intimidation. Jean Todt, the former Ferrari team chief who is Mosley's favoured candidate to...
Diver Mauled by Shark at Deep Sea World; Man Suffers Serious Arm Wounds after Aquarium Attack
Byline: Martin Weir AN aquarium worker was left with serious arm wounds yesterday after being attacked by a shark. The 23-year-old was bitten by an angel shark in the aquarium section of Deep Sea World in North Queensferry and suffered 15 to...
Diversity Homes in on Talent; FUND FOCUS
Byline: JEFF PRESTRIDGE 'STEADY as she goes' is the mantra of Robin McDonald and Marcus Brookes, who co-manage the Cazenove Multi-Manager Diversity fund. And though the fund, like most with exposure to shares, wobbled in 2008, the duo have been...