The Mail on Sunday (London, England)

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Articles from August 19, 2012

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2-for-1 on Great Family Days out; SEA LIFE, ALTON TOWERS RESORT, THORPE PARK AND MORE
HERE is your chance to get free entry to top theme parks and family attractions with The Mail on Sunday's fantastic two-for-one offer. To claim your free tickets, simply take the vouchers on the right to your chosen participating attraction - each...
A Big Grin for Big Sam after Nolan Eases His Opening Day Nerves
Byline: Ian Stafford WEST HAM 1 Nolan (40) ASTON VILLA 0 SAM ALLARDYCE was all smiles as West Ham extended London's Olympic feelgood factor with a deserved victory on their return to the Premier League. Kevin Nolan's winner after 40...
A Bit Rich!
Byline: Ken Foxe PUBLIC AFFAIRS CORRESPONDENT ONE of the country's most highly paid barristers has received more than [euro]150,000 in taxpayer-funded severance pay over the last 16 months. The money is paid to all former ministers and officeholders...
A BIT RICH! Fianna Fail's Attorney General - a Wealthy Barrister - Has Got [Euro]150,000 in 'Severance Payments' since the Election. It's All. Top Barrister Happy to Pick Up [Euro]150,000 from Taxpayer
Byline: Ken Foxe PUBLIC AFFAIRS CORRESPONDENT ONE of the country's most highly barristers has received more than [euro]150,000 in taxpayer-funded 'severance pay' over the past 16 months. Paul Gallagher SC, the former Attorney General, was paid the...
A Cap on Bills Won't Help If You Need Care Now
Byline: Stephen Womack OLDER people needing long-term care are being warned not to pin their hopes on any new Government promise to limit bills. Reports last week suggested a Coalition U-turn, with David Cameron set to announce a [pounds sterling]35,000...
A Derby Ritual to Get Dundee Primed for Walk on the Wild Side; Smith Borrows from the Past for Long-Awaited Tayside Revival
Byline: Graeme Croser AROUND 90 minutes before kick-off, Barry Smith will conclude his pre-derby team talk and invite his players to join him on a Sunday morning stroll. The walk will be short but it also promises to be noisy as the Dundee squad...
A Fractured Spine Couldn't Stop Me Winning 1,000km Mongolian Gallop
Byline: Jenny Friel FOR any jockey, taking part in the Mongolian Derby is an extraordinary feat. Traversing 1,000km of gruelling terrain across the Mongolian steppe on semi-broken ponies, it's considered a huge achievement just to finish the world's...
After All That Talk of KP, Jonny Showed That Our Future Is in Good Hands
Byline: James Anderson WRITING ONLY IN THE MAIL ON SUNDAY IF EVER a young batsman deserved a Lord's hundred it was Jonny Bairstow yesterday. After the torrid time he had been given earlier in the summer by the West Indies quicks, having to come...
After Spurs Lesson We've Done Our Homework for Liverpool, Insists Driver
Byline: Graeme Croser IT HAS taken a full year but perhaps the wreckage of Hearts' Europa League thrashing by Tottenham Hotspur is about to give up its silver lining. So chastening and utterly demoralising was the 5-0 defeat to the Londoners...
A Happy Ending for Karen and Her Co-Star
Byline: Sally Rose IN HER latest movie role she plays a troubled author who inadvertently falls in love with her handsome publisher. And now it looks like a case of life imitating art for former Doctor Who star Karen Gillan, as she appears to...
A Mystery Inspiration ...My, My, My, Delilah!
Byline: Danny McElhinney INTERVIEW Delilah We got an inkling of Paris-born, Hackneyraised Delilah's talent with her haunting vocal on drum'n'bass duo Chase & Status's 2011 hit single, Time. It was only a marker, because her debut album, From...
Andy Frustrated with Only a Treble
Byline: Graeme Croser RANGERS striker Andy Little notched the first treble of his career -- then claimed he should have had two hat-tricks following an opportunityladen afternoon. The Northern Ireland internationalist boosted his season's tally...
ANNE GILDEA Anne.Gildea@mailonsunday.Ie
I've just seen the oddest image. Taken in Killarney, it's a photograph of a shoechanging room in a shoe shop. Yes, a curtained cubicle for the trying-on of shoes in private, for those customers who may have an issue with being momentarily shoeless...
Anscombe's Left Satisfied by Stalemate; Leicester Denied at the Death in Belfast
Byline: Ciaran Donaghy FRIENDLY RAVENHILL ULSTER 14 LEICESTER 14 NEW ULSTER coach Mark Anscombe declared himself satisfied with his team's draw against a strong Leicester at Ravenhill, the share of the spoils getting clinched by Chris Cochrane's...
A Perilous Tribute to Cockleshell Heroes
Byline: Paul Drury IT was one of the bravest and most ingenious attacks of the Second World War. Battered by the open seas, a small band of Commandos set out under the cover of darkness in flimsy canoes to take on the German navy. The men,...
Archer Will Not Be Fazed
Byline: Fraser Mackie JORDAN ARCHER has insisted Scotland can rely on him as European Under-21 Championship qualifying reaches its climax next month -- even off the back of a season spent in the sixth tier of English football. The Spurs goalkeeper,...
A Regency Rarity Down by the Sea; Unusually for the Brighton Front, It's Not Divided into Flats. but It Will Cost You [Pounds Sterling]1.8m
Byline: Oliver Wadeson The Regency houses on Brighton seafront are some of the finest coastal homes in the country, offering uninterrupted views across the Channel. It's easy to see why Laurence Olivier and playwright Terence Rattigan chose to live...
Are You Too Young to NEED AN EYE CREAM?
Byline: L AU R ABERMINGHAM BEAUTY TIPS, STYLISTS' SECRETS, HOT NEW PRODUCTS At some point, every woman in her 20s or 30s wonders if it is time to start using eye cream. So, how do you know? Waiting until fine lines appear is not a good idea -- the...
Arsenal Fans Can't Mention Old Flame
Byline: Rob Draper CHIEF FOOTBALL WRITER ARSENAL 0 0 SUNDERLAND HE was the man who wasn't there, airbrushed from Arsenal's history. Almost no one dared mention his name. No one, that is, other than the Sunderland fans chanting 'He leaves when he...
Arsenal Fans Can't Mention Old Flame; Manager Well Aware Van Persie Might Have Broken Deadlock; New Season, Same Old Wenger
Byline: Rob Draper ARSENAL 0 SUNDERLAND 0 HE was the man who wasn't there, airbrushed from Arsenal's history. Almost no one dared mention his name. No one, that is, other than the Sunderland fans chanting 'He leaves when he wants, Robin van...
A Stained Glass Window for St Tony Blair? Do Come in
Byline: Glen Owen POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT A COMEDIAN managed to walk past armed police and film inside Tony Blair's home as part of a new satirical BBC series. Heydon Prowse posed as a decorator to gain entry to the former Prime Minister's [pounds...
At Last! MoS Revelations Spark a Full Inquiry into All Expenses; Oireachtas Reviews How Claims Are Backed Up - and Verified
Byline: Ken Foxe PUBLIC AFFAIRS CORRESPONDENT THE Oireachtas has been forced to conduct a full review of the way taxpayers' money is spent following the revelation by this newspaper of bogus expense claims by two former ministers. Former TDs...
A Top Barrister Doesn't Need Our Handouts
THE notion of 'severance pay' for former ministers may seem like a classic Celtic Tiger piece of nest-feathering, dreamt up by Bertie Ahern and his gang of pocketlining political sycophants. But in truth, it predates Mr Ahern by many years and reflects...
Attack of the Poisoned
Byline: Sadie Nicholas It is there on every packet of salad: 'wash before eating'. But how many of us will simply rip open the wrapping and empty the contents into a salad bowl, or tear it into a sandwich without a second thought? Doing so could...
Australia Stuck in the Blocks as All Blacks' Fast Start Proves Decisive
AUSTRALIA 19 NEW ZEALAND 27 FOUR NATIONS SYDNEY SONNY Bill Williams made a triumphant return to ANZ Stadium as New Zealand claimed victory over Australia in the Four Nations opener. After conceding an early penalty, the All Blacks piled on 18 unanswered...
AVB Is Shoved Aside; Pardew's Push of a Linesman Takes Gloss off Gutsy Win
Byline: Bob Cass NEWCASTLE 2 Ba (54), Ben Arfa (80, pen) TOTTENHAM 1 Defoe (76) HATEM BEN ARFA'S typical flash of football dexterity ruined Andre Villas-Boas's hopes of a happy return to Premier League football, leaving the Tottenham...
AVERY TORTURED TOFF; Fresh from His Brilliant Turn as Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch Plays Another Posh Hero in a Lavish New Period Drama
Byline: Tim Oglethorpe After two years of playing the brilliant but buttoned-up detective Sherlock Holmes, Benedict Cumberbatch gets in touch with his emotions in BBC2's new five-part historical drama Parade's End. Adapted by Tom Stoppard from a...
Axe Attacker Demands Sex Change. Paid for by NHS
Byline: Patricia Kane A MALE patient in Scotland's topsecurity psychiatric hospital is seeking a sex-change on the NHS. Peter Kirkwood changed his name officially to 'Rosemary' last month and is now being allowed to wear women's clothes. The...
Ayckbourn Cooks Up a Surprise Double; THEATRE
Byline: Robert Gore- Langton Absurd Person Singular Minerva Theatre, Chichester 2hrs 50mins **** Surprises Minerva Theatre, Chichester 2hrs 45mins *** Soho Cinders Soho Theatre, London 2hrs 20mins ** Absurd Person Singular...
Bairstow Has All Right Qualities to Succeed at Highest Level of the Game, Says Vaughan
Byline: Bill Day JONNY BAIRSTOW has all the batting attributes necessary to replace the discredited Kevin Pietersen in the vanguard of England's batting line-up. That was the verdict of Michael Vaughan, the former England and Yorkshire captain,...
Barclays Bosses Rightly Revealed as the Knaves
Byline: bySimon Watkins DEPUTY EDITOR, FINANCIAL MAIL Treasury Select Committee hearings can be depressing events. MPs are often prone to aggressive grandstanding aimed at winning a few positive headlines rather than the real job in hand, which...
Barclays Should Halt Pigheaded Battles over PPI
Byline: byJeff Prestridge PERSONAL FINANCE EDITOR Sir David Walker faces a massive challenge when he joins Barclays as chairman next month. Of course, he will be handsomely rewarded, for his endeavours - [pounds sterling]750,000 in his first year....
Barnardos Counselling Service May Close Due to Cutbacks
Byline: Alison O'Reilly A COUNSELLING service for traumatised children adopted from overseas faces closure due to funding cuts, charity workers have warned. Ireland's only specialist postadoptive care service run by children's charity Barnardos...
Battling Bairstow Has Qualities to Succeed at Highest Level of Game, Insists Vaughan
Byline: Bill Day JONNY BAIRSTOW has all the batting attributes necessary to replace the discredited Kevin Pietersen in the vanguard of England's batting line-up. That was the verdict of Michael Vaughan, the former England and Yorkshire captain,...
Beauty Bulletin
Byline: L AU R ABERMINGHAM BEAUTY TIPS, STYLISTS' SECRETS, HOT NEW PRODUCTS COPY-KATES It's 15 months since she got her prince (officially) and we still can't get enough of Kate, Duchess of Cambridge. She has effortlessly become the High Street...
Bleak Outlook for 2012 despite Games
Byline: DAN ATKINSON FEARS that the economy will shrink across the course of this year will be highlighted on Friday, with growth figures expected to show output firmly in negative territory. The second estimate of growth for the second three...
Body of Missing CityAM Tycoon 'Found in Woods'
Byline: From Will Stewart IN MOSCOW THE mystery of a Russian-born British media magnate who disappeared four years ago amid fears he was the victim of a KGB plot may finally have been solved after the discovery of a body. Police in Latvia believe...
Body of Missing City AM Tycoon 'Is Found in Remote Woodland'
Byline: From Will Stewart IN MOSCOW THE mystery of a Russian-born British media magnate who disappeared four years ago amid fears he was the victim of a KGB plot may finally have been solved after the discovery of a body. Police in Latvia believe...
Bookies Are Big Losers in [Pounds Sterling]80m Olympics Spree
Byline: ALEX HAWKES ATHLETES were not the only ones who struck gold during the Olympics - punters gave the bookies a thrashing at London 2012. The [pounds sterling]80million in bets was four times larger than the sum wagered during the Beijing...
Bourne to Run and Run
Byline: Matthew Bond The Bourne Legacy Director: Tony Gilroy Certificate: 12A Time: 2hrs 15mins The Wedding Video Director: Nigel Cole Certificate: 15A Time: 1hr 34mins emember Treadstone? RGiven that it's five years since Paul Greengrass brought...
Brady'sfinalvictim:The Heartbroken Mother Who Foughtfor50yearstogive Her Son a Proper Burial
Byline: Nick Craven and Russell Myers THE family of Moors murder victim Keith Bennett last night slammed the police for dragging their heels in the hunt for his body - as they mourned the death of his mother. Winnie Johnson died yesterday after...
Brady Victim Family's Fury over 'Police Bungling' as Mother Dies; Brother Vows to Continue Hunt for Body and Warns Police: This Is Not Closure; Brady'sfinalvictim:The Heartbroken Mother Who Foughtfor50yearstogive Her Son a Proper Burial
Byline: Nick Craven and Russell Myers THE family of Moors murder victim Keith Bennett last night slammed the police for dragging their heels in the hunt for his body - as they mourned his mother Winnie Johnson, who died yesterday after nearly 50...
Branson Has Lost and He Is off the Field Now. What He Is Saying Is Simply Not True; Interview; Rail Boss on Becoming British and His Fury at a Bitter Rival
Byline: TOM McGHIE Tim O'Toole, the boss of global transport operator First-Group, is furious. His victory in the bidding war to run the West Coast rail franchise should have been a moment of unalloyed triumph, but instead his company was attacked...
Brendan Bludgeoned
Byline: Joe Bernstein WEST BROM 3 Gera (43), Odemwingie (64, pen), Lukaku (77) 0 LIVERPOOL EVEN Kenny Dalglish was never humiliated like this. As mocking West Brom fans chanted the name of the former Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers squirmed...
Bride Goon
Byline: Matthew Bond The Wedding Video Director: Nigel Cole Certificate: 15 Time: 1hr 34mins Take This Waltz Director: Sarah Polley Certificate: 15 Time: 1hr 56mins It is 13 years since The Blair Witch Project introduced mainstream audiences to...
Broccoli: The New Weapon against Cancer
Byline: Roger Dobson Women with breast cancer are being given a broccolibased medicine to see if it suppresses their tumours. Previous studies have suggested that a compound released after eating broccoli can boost protective enzymes in breast...
Cameron's Cabinet Reshuffle Stalls as Ken Clarke Refuses to Quit Justice Post
Byline: by Simon Walters and Glen Owen DAVID Cameron's Cabinet reshuffle has been thrown into doubt after claims that Ken Clarke is refusing to give up his job as Justice Secretary. The reports come as the Prime Minister uses his summer holiday...
Cats Can Claw Way out of a Tight Finish
Byline: The COLUMN Charlie Carter HURLING ON THE EDGE LAST Tuesday night, Brian Cody wasn't happy that his team were trailing at half-time. Never mind that it was a charity hurling match in Newbridge featuring a selection of jockeys and former players...
Caught out! the Vile Texts That Mean Cricket Superstar Kevin Pietersen Might Never Play for England Again
Byline: Sam Peters and Jonathan Petre THE controversial text messages that threaten to end Kevin Pietersen's international cricket career contained a vile four-letter attack on the England captain, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. At least one...
Cavendish Plans His Breakaway from Sky
Byline: Ian Stafford MARK CAVENDISH, a key part of Team Sky's Tour de France triumph with Bradley Wiggins, is to quit the British outfit after just one year. Cavendish, the current world road race champion and the 2011 Tour de France green jersey...
Cavendish Plans His Breakaway from Team Sky
Byline: Ian Stafford MARK CAVENDISH, a key part of Team Sky's Tour de France triumph with Bradley Wiggins, is to quit the British outfit after just one year. Cavendish, the current world road race champion and the 2011 Tour de France green jersey...
Cds
The Orb (featuring Lee Scratch Perry) The Observer In The Star House Cooking Vinyl If it takes generosity and compromise to collaborate, then The Orb have bent themselves out of shape musically on this one with Lee Scratch Perry. They have, by their...
CDs
Byline: Adam Woods The Darkness Hot Cakes Pias, out tomorrow *** How strange it is that The Darkness were one of Britain's biggest bands in 2003-04, their witty but affectionate classic-rock histrionics working as both skilled pastiche...
Church Leaders: We Forgive Pussy Riot Trio -- but It Was Right to Prosecute Them
Byline: From Will Stewart IN MOSCOW TWO of the most senior clerics in the Russian Orthodox Church have said they forgive members of the punk band Pussy Riot jailed for a cathedral protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin. The three performers...
Church Says: We Forgive the Pussy Riot Trio
Byline: From Will Stewart IN MOSCOW TWO of the most senior clerics in the Russian Orthodox Church have said they forgive members of the punk band Pussy Riot, who were jailed for their protest against Russian President Vladimir Putin in a cathedral....
Commons Touch Ruins County's Day; Deflation in Dingwall as Late Leveller Denies SPL Newcomers Famous Win
Byline: Fraser Mackie ROSS COUNTY 1 Brittain (49) CELTIC 1 Commons (90) KRIS COMMONS inflicted a cruel ending on Ross County by pouncing on a blunder from Michael Fraser to pinch a point for Celtic with the last kick of the ball and...
Confused Gaga Only Rocks When She Shocks
Byline: David Bennun Lady Gaga Armeec Arena, Sofia, Bulgaria Lou Reed Royal Festival Hall, London At a guess, the last time Bulgaria saw anything quite as decadent as Lady Gaga's new show was during the decline of the Ottoman Empire. But unlike...
Could They Be Starck Raving Mad? GADGETS; Headphones That Pause the Music When You Take Them Your Head? Very Clever - but They Cost [Euro]445. Sacre Bleu!
Byline: Rob Waugh Plug them in Philippe Starck, of course, would not tolerate his sleek black ear muffs being powered by anything so boring as AA batteries - and you'll only get five hours' music before you have to plug them in for a power boost....
Crime Fiction
Byline: John Williams Mission To Paris by Alan Furst Weidenfeld & Nicolson [euro]18.70 Set around World War II, Alan Furst's novels are steadily making their way into the public's affections - and not before time. In his latest offering, Hollywood...
Darren Shame as Leigh Looks Lively
Byline: Ewing Grahame ST MIRREN 1 Thompson (64) HIBERNIAN 2 Griffiths (14, 61) WHATEVER other faults St Mirren may have, they are rarely involved in boring matches and yesterday's encounter was no exception. They kicked off on top...
Deportation Breaches My Rights, Says Drug Dealer
Byline: Fiona McWhirter A FAILED asylum seeker who raked in [pounds sterling]90,000 a year from benefits and drug dealing is demanding to be allowed to stay in Scotland - on the grounds he has been here so long that deporting him would be a breach...
Diamond 'Threatened Stability of Barclays'
Byline: SIMON WATKINS CITY regulators have rejected claims by the Treasury Select Committee that they pushed Bob Diamond out of his job at Barclays in a knee-jerk reaction to public fury at the Libor rate-rigging scandal. Regulatory sources said...
Di Matteo: I Want Lampard to Stay
Byline: Ian Ridley FRANK LAMPARD enters the final year of his Chelsea contract with manager Roberto Di Matteo hoping player and club can agree a new deal. Di Matteo said: 'He has been very influential in his Chelsea career over the years and...
Dividends Bonanza at Staff Benefits Group
Byline: byJoanne Hart INVESTMENTS EDITOR PERSONAL Group pays dividends every quarter, has grown consistently since it was founded 28 years ago and provides a service to lower-income workers nationwide. The shares yield more than five per cent...
DJ's in Mix with Hot 66 over St Andrews
Byline: Jim Black DAVID J RUSSELL put himself in the mix in the SSE Scottish Senior Open at the Fairmont St Andrews yesterday with a second-round 66. Russell -- known as DJ -- was on song with a spectacular finish to close to within three shots...
Don't Bother Taking Daily Aspirin If
... YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT DVT AFTER AN OPERATION 'Aspirin isn't strong enough to counteract post-operative blood clots,' says John Scurr. The most common reasons for elective surgery requiring a hospital stay are hernia repairs - singer Madonna has...
Don't Worry Brendan, It Can Only Get Better after This Shocker
Byline: Joe Bernstein NEW Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was taunted with chants of 'You're getting sacked in the morning' after a 3-0 defeat at West Bromwich Albion - the worst start his club have ever made to a Premier League season. Rodgers,...
Double Killer Now Free to Drive into Republic
Byline: Debbie McCann CRIME CORRESPONDENT THESE exclusive pictures show doublekiller John Gallagher driving from his home in the North into the Republic - exercising his legal right to visit relatives who live just miles from the families of his...
Double Killer Now Free to Drive into Republic; Legally Sane Gallagher Visits Mother Close to the Families of His Victims
Byline: Debbie McCann CRIME CORRESPONDENT THESE exclusive pictures show doublekiller John Gallagher driving from his home in the North into the Republic - exercising his legal right to visit relatives who live just miles from the families of his...
Down These Mean Tweets a Keen Gumshoe Must Go
Byline: Eithne Tynan THE film rights to this Chris Andrews Twitter story have probably already been sold. It's got everything - a powerful political family, a sting, a love interest (well, a wife, but we can rewrite that), an unexpected twist and,...
Dream Debut Seals 'Great Show of Togetherness'
Byline: James Melville YOUNG Conor Pepper will be telling tales of his dramatic Tynecastle debut for years to come. Coming on with less than 10 minutes to play, his side were trailing by two goals to one and down to 10 men, seemingly with no...
Drumm Court Case 'Has Cost Us $600K'
Byline: John Breslin MONEY owed to creditors by runaway banker David Drumm is being whittled away as he fights court proceedings while the trustee appointed to oversee his assets will also have to spend hundreds of thousands on legal fees, the Irish...
Dubs Aren't the Problem. It's That Culchies Change When They Go to Dublin
Byline: John Waters WALKING the two Dublin canals recently for some articles I was writing, it struck me that Dublin is difficult to find - and Dubliners even more so. Although there is obviously some highly visible entity answering to the name...
ECB Ready to Close Door on Pietersen
Byline: Peter Hayter KEVIN PIETERSEN will discover in the next 48 hours that all doors back to the England side are presently closed to him, probably for good. While the England colleagues he lined up with in the second Test against South Africa...
Ecuador President Warns 'Grotesque' UK: 'You Don't Know Who You're Dealing With'
Byline: From Caroline Graham IN QUITO, ECUADOR THE diplomatic row over Julian Assange escalated last night when the President of Ecuador warned Britain that any attempt to storm its embassy in London would destroy relations between the two countries....
Eternal Allure of the Deep
Byline: Philip Marsden Beyond The Blue Horizon by Brian Fagan Bloomsbury [pounds sterling]20 [pounds sterling]15.99 inc p&p ***** Philip Marsden Beyond The Blue Horizon by Brian Fagan Bloomsbury [pounds sterling]20 [pounds...
[Euro]500k Campaign to Lure Londoners Here a Flop, Says Ryanair
Byline: Warren Swords RYANAIR has dismissed Tourism Ireland's campaign to attract Londoners here during the Olympic Games as a total failure. An advertisement, featuring actor Chris O'Dowd, urged Londoners to 'escape the madness'. But Ryanair...
Even Stalin Didn't Dare Kill off Sundays - but the Tories Will
Byline: Peter Hitches THOSE who thought Margaret Thatcher was a conservative should have realised she wasn't when she wrecked the British Sunday. Is there anyone who really needs supermarkets and other big stores to be open on Sunday? I don't...
Ex-Factor for England
Byline: Peter Hayter AT LORD'S ENGLAND fought hard to show they can find an ex-KP factor against South Africa here yesterday as they continued their gut-busting efforts to cling on to their status as the best Test side on earth. Their trial separation...
Expendables? They Most Certainly Are Now; ALSO SHOWING
Byline: by Jason Solomons Grunting and grimacing, Sylvester Stallone leads his mercenary band into indiscriminate warfare once more in the laughably plotted orgy of old action heroes that is The Expendables 2 (15)**. Featuring Bruce Willis, Jean-Claude...
Exploding the Atomic Bomb Myth; BOOKS
Byline: Keith Lowe Keith Lowe Hiroshima Nagasaki by Paul Ham Doubleday [pounds sterling]25 [pounds sterling]19.99 inc p&p **** When Franklin D. Roosevelt died in 1945, his Vice-President, Harry Truman, was suddenly elevated to the...
Facebook Generation Is Too Cool to Work in the Kitchen
Byline: DAN ATKINSON YOUTH unemployment may be at crisis levels, but if there's one place young people really do not want to work it is the hospitality industry. It is not so much that they can't stand the heat in the kitchen, rather they can't...
Fairest Solution? Don't Touch Child Benefit, but Slap a Surtax on the Very Wealthy
Byline: Colm Rapple my view There's a rumour going around that Social Protection Minister Joan Burton wants to abolish income tax. Citizens would instead be urged to contribute voluntarily to the upkeep of State services. The Revenue officials...
Family Mourns Boy Awarded [Euro]5.5m Last Month for Devastating Injuries
Byline: David Raleigh A BOY of nine who last month won a [euro]5.5m High Court settlement after suffering horrific injuries in a car accident is to be buried today following his death on Friday. Ian Cusack, from Carraig View, Ballynrown, Co....
Fearless McCall Says Fortune Can Favour the Brave
Byline: Fraser Mackie STUART McCALL will not seek to rein in Motherwell's attacking instincts when Spanish side Levante become the next significant obstacle to European progress this week. The Fir Park manager stressed that the manner of the...
Fergie Set to Quit in Two Years
Byline: Joe Bernstein ALEX Ferguson has planned his exit strategy from Manchester United and will quit in two years' time after building his last great team around Wayne Rooney and last week's [pounds sterling]24million capture from Arsenal, Robin...
FERGIE'S READY TO CALL IT QUITS; Two More Years and Then I'm out of Old Trafford, Reveals Alex; Fergie Set to Quit in Two Years
Byline: Joe Bernstein ALEX FERGUSON has planned his exit strategy from Manchester United and will quit in two years' time after building his last great team around Wayne Rooney and last week's [pounds sterling]24million capture from Arsenal, Robin...
Fergie to Quit Old Trafford in Two Years
Byline: Joe Bernstein SIR ALEX FERGUSON has planned his exit strategy from Manchester United and will quit in two years' time after building his last great team around Wayne Rooney and his [pounds sterling]24million capture from Arsenal, Robin van...
Fergie to Quit Old Trafford in Two Years!
Byline: Joe Bernstein SIR ALEX FERGUSON has planned his exit strategy from Manchester United and will quit in two years' time after building his last great team around Wayne Rooney and last week's [pounds sterling]24million capture from Arsenal,...
Fighting England Need to Harness Ex-Factor
Byline: Peter Hayter AT LORD'S ENGLAND fought hard to show they can find an ex-KP factor against South Africa here yesterday as they continued their gut-busting efforts to cling on to their status as the best Test side on earth. Their trial separation...
Finger of Blame Pointed Firmly at the Blazers after Israel's Dismal Olympics
Byline: Dave Hannigan WORLD OF SPORT AFTER America's Aly Raisman won gymnastics gold for the floor routine in London while dancing to the Hebrew folk song Hava Nagila, she dedicated her victory to the Munich massacre victims. 'If there had been...
Five-Star Fulham Looking Just Fine without Dempsey
Byline: ByPeter Higgs 5 FULHAM Duff (26), Petric (41, 54), Kacaniklic (66), Sidwell (87, pen) 0 NORWICH FULHAM showed they can manage admirably without Clint Dempsey with a stunning opening-day victory. The United States striker, fined for refusing...
Five-Star Fulham Looking Just Fine without Dempsey
Byline: Peter Higgs FULHAM 5 Duff (26), Petric (41, 54), Kacaniklic (66), Sidwell (87, pen) NORWICH 0 FULHAM showed they can manage admirably without Clint Dempsey with a stunning opening-day victory. The United States striker, fined...
Fletcher Plays Full 90 Minutes as He Steps Up His Rehabilitation
Byline: Graeme Croser SCOTLAND skipper Darren Fletcher played 90 minutes of Manchester United's Barclays Under-21 Premier League fixture with Stoke City yesterday as his comeback stepped up a gear. Fletcher, fielded as an over-age player, hasn't...
Forsaken and Wild, the House Haunted by Rachel's Murder
Byline: Niamh Walsh JUST days after jailed killer Joe O'Reilly failed in his latest legal bid for freedom, the Irish Mail on Sunday can reveal that the family home where he brutally murdered wife Rachel has been left overgrown, dilapidated and abandoned....
Friday
Byline: NIGEL ANDREW Come Dine With Me 8PM, CH4???? current and former Paralympians take part in this special edition of the contest, and the competition is fierce. Giles Long, Ann Wild, Lee Pearson and Rachael Latham take turns to host dinner parties...
FRIDAY; Your Movie Planner
Dangerous Moonlight (1941) PG 12.40PM, BBC2 *** Music and romance propel this Second World War drama as Anton Walbrook's Polish pilot slowly regains his memory of the events that led him to a London hospital. He'll be glad to remember Sally Gray's...
From Madness to the Oasis
Byline: Dom Joly WHAT to do when you have to go on holiday and satisfy the needs of two children, your wife AND your mother-in-law? This was the problem I was faced with when deciding where to go on our latest family holiday. We had only a few...
Furious Rail Chief Lets Rip over 'Hysterical' Branson
Byline: TOM MCGHIE TIM O'TOOLE, chief executive of transport company FirstGroup, has launched an unprecedented attack on Sir Richard Branson, branding the Virgin Rail boss hysterical and accusing him of spreading fear among his workers. O'Toole...
GAA Sold Short by Highest Echelons of Irish Literature
Byline: TheCOLUMN Dave Hannigan HOME THOUGHTS FROM ABROAD THE ART of Fielding by Chad Harbach is one of the critically-acclaimed American novels of the past year. Based around various lives touched by a university baseball team in pursuit of a championship,...