The Mail on Sunday (London, England)

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Articles from September 23, 2007

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Virgin Megastore Reprieved on Rent
Byline: NEIL CRAVEN THE new owners of struggling Virgin Megastore have convinced somelandlordsto let them pay rent monthly as they move to rebrand the music store chain. Managing director Simon Douglas and finance director Steve Peckham led...
WE ALL KNOW WHO DID IT; (1) KILLER ON THE LOOSE: How BBC's Crimewatch Re-Enacted the Shooting of Rhys, Right (2) 'SOMEONE MUST COME FORWARD': Stephen and Melanie Jones
Byline: EILEEN FAIRWEATHER STEPHEN and Melanie Jones face an agonising week. On Wednesday, theymust somehow find it within themselves to celebrate their 20th weddinganniversary while still grieving the loss of their young son Rhys, gunned downa...
We Don't Do Drugs. Period; (1) DRIVEN AWAY: Maserati Are Also Considering Axeing Jodie (2) BLACK MARKS: Jodie in a Sultry Pose, above, and, Left, Appearing in an Advertisement for M&S
Byline: Katie Nicholl SUPERMODEL Jodie Kidd has been dropped from a lucrative advertisingcampaign with High Street giant Marks & Spencer over her drugs-fixing scandal. The 28-year-old supermodel, who was caught selling drugs to undercoverreporters,...
We Let Cup Agony Ruin Our Season, Says Russell; BAD REACTION TO CUP EXIT: Latapy
Byline: JAMES MELVILLE FALKIRK midfielder Russell Latapy admits the side wilted in thedisappointment of last season's CIS Cup semi-final defeat, as they let theaftermath of defeat affect their league form. However, the former Trinidad & Tobago...
We Moved Up a Gear. Now Let's Do It Again; Jason Robinson
Byline: Jason Robinson MY rehab is going well and I still live in hope of recovering to playagainst Tonga on Friday. If that happens I'll be joining a far more buoyantteam than the one I left during the South Africa game. England moved up a gear...
We're Driving to the Point of Our Players Exhaustion; KEVIN PIETERSEN Leaves the Field after Another Batting Failure in South Africa. Paul Collingwood and His Men (Right) Reflect on Another Defeat but Are They Victims of Having to Play Too Much Cricket?
Byline: Peter Hayter KEVIN PIETERSEN, fed up with being top scorer in a losing England sidefor the fourth time in a year, has launched another broadside at administratorswho seem hell-bent on burning out the world's best players. Earlier this...
We've Found Our Idea of Heaven We've Found Our Idea of Heaven; SPECIAL PLACE: Carol Vorderman Has Found Contentment in Bristol
Byline: ROSANNA GREENSTREET Born in 1960, Carol Vorderman grew up in North Wales and studiedengineering at Cambridge. She has co-presented Countdown since 1982, writtenbooks on diet and launched Sudoku products. Having split from partner DesKelly,...
We've Let You Down. but We're Back on Track ; Backlog: British Gas Managing Director Phil Bentley Says the Number of Complaints Is Falling
Byline: HELEN LOVELESS FINANCIAL Mail wrote an open letter to British Gas chief Phil Bentleylast month calling on him to take urgent action to sort out its abysmal serviceto customers. Today we publish his reply and hear from one woman who had tocontact...
We Were Hanging on, Admits Coppell as Kitson Class Tells
Byline: PETER HIGGS READING 2 WIGAN 1 AFTER missing most of Reading's first season in thePremier League with injury, David Kitson promised to show a wider audience whata good player he is. Just when the Berkshire club needed someone to lift them...
Whatever Floats Your Boat, Stelios
Byline: GADFLY HERE'S to easyJet's Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the personality of the yearfor the Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (Wista). No, seriously. It seems Stelios, below, is 'bringing diversity to theindustry'. As Wista...
What Really Bugs Anthea Turner
Byline: MICHAEL HOLDEN Like people, television programmes aspire to looking confident becauseit helps us to take them seriously. This week ashowisbornthatradiates confidencelikeafluorescentsmile. Indeed if there's ever been a show that begins with...
Where Would Pensioners and the Economy Be without Us?
Byline: WOL KOLADE Private equity has been through the eye of the storm over the past fewmonths. But as the dust begins to settle, there is every sign that the messageis now finally getting through that private equity is about growing successfulbusinesses...
Who Needs the Plane When You Can Fly by Train. LONDON FLIERS: Eurostar Trains Will Use a New High-Speed Line to Europe from November RELAXED: Travelling by Train. Is More Pleasurable Than Flying TRACK RECORD: This French TGV Hurtled along at a New World Best of 357mph on a Stretch of Line between Paris and Strasbourg in April This Year
Byline: Fred Mawer LESS than 15 minutes after leaving St Pancras, your train will bepassing under the M25. Another quarter of an hour later, you'll have reachedthe Channel Tunnel. Having whizzed across the Picardy plains, in a further 50 minutes...
WHO NEEDS THIERRY? FIVE-GUN SALUTE ARSENAL Run through Their Repertoire at the Emirates Stadium in the 5-0 Thrashing of Derby. Benny Feilhaber (Far Left) Is a Mere Spectator as Cesc Fabregas Fires the Fourth. Then It's the Cue for the Gunners to Clown around in Celebration (above). Emmanuel Adebayor (Right) Picks His Spot as He Completes His Hat-Trick Pictures: DARREN JACK
Byline: IAN RIDLEY ARSENALS 5 DERBY 0 Diaby (10), Adebayor (25, 50 pen, 79), Fabregas (70) ARSENAL'S need to find a new supply line of goals following the loss of25-a-season Thierry Henry is being answered in style by Emmanuel Adebayor. The...
Why, after 30 Years as a Doctor in Scotland, the Racists Have Finally Forced Me to Stop Dedicating My Life to My Patients
Byline: Dr Manji Raj FOR 23 years Dr Manji Raj single-handedly ran a thriving GP surgery inDundee, caring for thousands. But after growing abuse from racist louts, he hasdecided to give up. Today, amid a background of growing racial tension inScotlands...
Why Are Customers Always the Last to Know?
Byline: RICHARD DYSON The Bank of England and theFinancialServices Authority knew as long agoasAugust14that NorthernRockwasin trouble, as revealed in Financial Mail last Sunday and confirmed last week.So why did these authoritiesallow the bank...
Why Panic Was Sensible in the Rock Debacle
Byline: LISA BUCKINGHAM No one is emerging unscathed from the bloodletting in financial markets-except,of course, the architect of Britain's failing frontline defence, Gordon Brown,the former Chancellor, now Prime Minister. At every turn, our...
Won't Go to Rehab, Amy? Come and Meet a Girl Who's beyond It
Byline: LIZ JONES IT BEGGARS belief. On Wednesday night, Amy Winehouse won not one but twoawards: Best British Female Artist at the Music of Black Origin awards and BestLive Female Performer at the Vodafone awards. At the end of the evening she...