Sunday Mirror (London, England)

Sunday Mirror (London, England) is a newspaper specializing in International News topics.

Articles from June 10, 2001

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A Major Improvement; Pounds 400,000 Home Flattened for New One
Byline: DOMINIC TURNBULL JOHN Major plans to demolish his pounds 400,000 seaside home...and spend up to pounds 200,000 replacing it with a huge Swiss-style chalet. The ex-Prime Minister's new home will have giant porthole windows looking out...
Amanda Grant's Food: Top Crops; Check out the Best of the New Season Ingredients with These Five Delicious Recipes
Byline: Amanda Grant Chermoula prawns This can be made in minutes. Chermoula is a Moroccan marinade made with herbs, spices and traditionally-preserved lemons - the latter of which are difficult to find so I've used lemon zest instead. Serves:...
ANGELA'S RUBBLE; McCourt House at the Centre of a Pounds 70,000 'Facelift' Claim Was Flattened Years Ago
Byline: EAMONN O'HANLON WRITER Frank McCourt is in the doghouse over his claim that the famous slum property he grew up in is being given a pounds 70,000 "facelift". Friends of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Irish author were delighted to learn that...
Boxing: Give Me My Licence Back, Then Let Me Fight Naz Again!; McCULLOUGH'S PLEA
Byline: BILL CLARK THE next fight for Wayne McCullough is likely to happen in a court of law. Belfast's former World Champion is ready to sue the British Boxing Board of Control. "I don't want legal hassle," stresses the 30-year-old who hasn't...
Boxing: MOORE A BELFAST HERO
Byline: DAVE O'MALEY JAMES Moore, Ireland's hero of the 11th World amateur boxing championships in Belfast, brought the house down during the first session of final contests when collecting his bronze medal. The 22-year-old tough guy from Arklow...
Boys Will Be Toys; WHY SOME WOMEN NEED THE LOVE OF A YOUNGER MAN
Byline: DREW MACKENZIE in Los Angeles SEXY movie stars in Hollywood are going after younger and younger men. For decades, older male stars like Jack Nicholson, Michael Douglas and Warren Beatty have been steaming up the sheets off-screen with...
Carole Malone's Column: Let the Babes Cry Out
Byline: Carole Malone SO, it's over - done, dusted, finito! Labour is back in power after one of the blandest, most lacklustre election campaigns in living memory. And while I'm glad they're in, there are only two things I'll remember about their...
CATHOLIC GAYS PLAN CHURCH SASH PROTEST; 'Our Intention Isn't to Shock or Disrupt but We Will Be Invisible No Longer'
Byline: FRANK PETERS A WORLDWIDE organisation for Catholic gays and lesbians is planning to hold protests at church services in Northern Ireland and the Republic. The group is demanding equal rights within the Church and wants the Catholic hierarchy...
Centre Caught; MINK SKIRTS TO PURPLE KNICKERS .. THE GIRLS WHO SHOCKED WIMBLEDON
Byline: SUE CRAWFORD TODAY it's Anna Kournikova's micro dresses that have the tennis traditionalists spluttering into their Pimms - but the women of Wimbledon have been caught bending the rules of the tournament's strict dress code for years. ...
Clare McKeon's Column: Stub It out Martin & No Butts
Byline: Clare McKeon WE ALL know smoking kills. Half the people who die in hospital during winter die from smoking related illnesses. And 7,000 people die from smoking every year. The Minister for Health has promised action and has made many...
Cricket: I'm Bowling Just as Well as Ever. I Can't Wait to Get at England SAYS SHANE WARNE
Byline: GARY FITZGERALD SHANE WARNE sent a declaration of intent to England yesterday as the Aussies routed Pakistan in Cardiff. After seeing his side to a convincing seven-wicket victory, Warne said: "I am bowling as well as ever - I can't wait...
Cricket: Warne Sends out Warning as Pakistan End Up in a Spin
Byline: GARY FITZGERALD SHANE WARNE sent out an ominous message to England at Cardiff yesterday. The world's greatest leg spinner grabbed three victims and proved he has not lost any of his magic as he tore into Pakistan's batting. He had...
Cricket: YOU POMS ARE CLUELESS WHEN IT COMES TO THE ONE-DAY GAME
Byline: GARY FITZGERALD MARK Waugh has written off England's chances of winning the NatWest series and claimed: "They have still got a lot to learn." The former Essex star also insists only Graham Thorpe (right) would be able to force his way...
Cricket: You Poms Are Clueless When It Comes to the One-Day Game SAYS MARK WAUGH
Byline: GARY FITZGERALD MARK WAUGH has written off England's chances of winning the Nat West Series and claimed: "They have still got a lot to learn." The former Essex star also insists only Graham Thorpe would be able to force his way into Australia's...
Cricket: You Poms Are Clueless When It Comes to the One-Day Game; SAYS MARK WAUGH
Byline: GARY FITZGERALD MARK WAUGH has written off England's chances of winning the Nat West Series and claimed: "They have still got a lot to learn." The former Essex star also insists only Graham Thorpe would be able to force his way into Australia's...
DEVIL'S DAUGHTER TO WED THE MUM KILLER; Murderers Fall in Love in Broadmoor
Byline: LUCY LAWRENCE BRITAIN'S youngest female killer is to marry another murderer inside Broadmoor high-security mental hospital. Sharon Carr, branded the Devil's Daughter, was 12 years old when she stabbed hairdresser Katie Rackliff 32 times....
Does Being a Doormat Help You Find Love?; HOW 3 GIRLS GOT ON WHEN THEY TRIED THE SURRENDER PLOY
Byline: LOUISE HANCOCK and RACHEL KAUFMAN LAURA Doyle says she has the answer for any lonely, single girl looking for love...hang on his every word and behave like a doormat. Her new book The Surrendered Single, due out early next year, includes...
Drink: Cocktail Hour; Bored with Beer? Fed Up with Wine? Then Try a Trendy Cocktail (with or without the Paper Umbrella)
Byline: JANET KNIGHT WILD FRUIT MARTINI The Atlantic Bar, Glasshouse Street, London, W1 Ingredients: Absolute Kurrant vodka, Creme de Fraise, Creme de Framboise, Creme de Mure, dash of lime juice, one whole strawberry and three raspberries...
Eamonn Holmes Column: MICHAEL HAS LOST HIS KIND OF MAGIC
Byline: Eamonn Holmes FOR years, purely in a showbiz sense, Michael Barrymore has got away with murder - now he's assisting police with their inquires into one. Professionally, his talent lights up many people's lives, but personally nobody on...
Election 2001: COUNT DAY BRINGS BACK MEMORIES OF MURDER
Byline: DONNA CARTON FOURTEEN years ago this week, young Joseph McIlwaine cast his first ever vote. The next morning, as counting got under way, he was shot dead by IRA gunmen as he took a tea-break at work. Elections are now a painful time...
Election 2001: I CARRY ON THE FIGHT; Trimble: There Is Nobody Else to Pass the Reins on to. Who Would Want a Poisoned Chalice like This?
Byline: JOHN CASSIDY and DONNA CARTON BELEAGURED Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble last night vowed to battle on to save the Good Friday Agreement. As detailed negotiations start this week between the North's political parties, Mr Trimble...
Election 2001: I FIGHT ON; Defiant Trimble Vows to Stay as UUP Chief and Save Agreement after Battering at Polls
Byline: JOHN CASSIDY and DONNA CARTON UNDER fire Ulster Unionist leader David Trimble last night vowed to battle on to save the Good Friday Agreement. As detailed negotiations start this week between the North's political parties, Mr Trimble...
Election 2001: Labour Victory: The History Makers - Memo to All New Ministers
Byline: CHRIS McLAUGHLIN Political Editor TONY Blair described Labour's election landslide as an instruction from the people for his Government to deliver. As he puts the finishing touches to the reshuffle, the Sunday Mirror reminds his key ministers...
ELECTION 2001: LABOUR VICTORY: THE HISTORY-MAKERS - ROWNING STREET; COOK Threatened to Quit as a Five-Hour Battle Raged BROWN Clashed with Blair as He Tried to Stamp Authority
Byline: CHRIS McLAUGHLIN Political Editor A FIVE-HOUR power struggle over Tony Blair's Cabinet reshuffle threatened to derail his election triumph. A bitter Robin Cook came close to quitting politics after he was sacked as Foreign Secretary....
Election 2001: Labour Victory: The History Makers - the Cabinet's Magnificent Seven
TONY Blair has appointed a record number of women to the Cabinet in an attempt to revolutionise British politics, writes Chris McLaughlin, Political Editor. New Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewitt, who also has the role of Minister for...
Election 2001: Leader Ran Gauntlet of Naked Hate
Byline: CHRIS ANDERSON IT WAS well after 7pm on Friday evening before David Trimble arrived at the counting centre in Banbridge, Co Down. Unlike his political opponents, the UUP leader chose to leave it late to make his presence felt within his...
Election 2001: SINN FEIN HOPEFUL OF DAIL COALITION
Byline: JOHN CASSIDY SINN FEIN chiefs are now confident that they will take up to six Dail seats at the next general election. Senior party sources said yesterday they will then have enough TDs to form a coalition government with Fianna Fail...
Face Fashion
Byline: Abby Knight HAIR WATCH TOP OF THE CROPS Jennifer Aniston apparently hates her bob and is gulping down vitamins to try and make her hair grow faster. Silly girl! Short is chic this summer with some of the hottest babes around - including...
Father's Day: Daddy of All Gifts; Go on, Show Him You Care Next Sunday with Something Cool, Sophisticated - or Just Plain Wacky
If your father is a hotshot executive make sure he doesn't leave home without this chrome-finish business card case. pounds 14.99 from branches of H. Samuel (0800 389 4683). Take a gamble on your dad loving these quirky, colourful dice cufflinks....
Finance: Hang on to Your Holiday Money
Byline: NICK SOMMERLAD WITH many people making plans at the moment for their summer break it is worth thinking about how your will finance your dream break once you get there. Many budget for the larger expenses - the flight and accommodation...
Finance: How to Cut Costa Costs; BEST DEALS ON HOLIDAY CASH AND COVER CAN SAVE YOU Pounds 170
WE'RE all counting off the days to the most exciting - but expensive - time of year, the summer holiday. And by following our money-saving advice the average family of mum, dad and two children could save at least pounds 170 on their holiday money...
Finance: Treasure Hunters
Byline: JAMES BREESE Q I HAVE a commemorative plate which my mother bought after Winston Churchill died. It is made by Spode, is in very good condition and still has its gold-coloured presentation box. The image features a photograph of Churchill,...
Football: A WEALTH OF TALENT THAT HAS LIT UP SPL; Defender Skerla Singled out as Brown Hails Top Overseas Stars
Byline: RAY HEPBURN TWO Cup Final goals by Swedish ace Henrik Larsson fittingly brought down the curtain on a Scottish season increasingly dominated by foreign players. Indeed, there are matches that national coach Craig Brown watches where there...
Football: Bring on the English! We Could Grab a Play-Off Win
Byline: PAUL McGRATH INTERVIEW BY: Hugh O'Reilly I don't want to rain on anyone's parade, but maybe it's time Big Mick McCarthy took a reality check. The result in Estonia was a brilliant one for the Irish and I'm sure Mick was on a high after...
Football: Caniggia Can Help Us Regain the Title
Byline: JOE McHUGH RANGERS striker Kenny Miller has welcomed the signing of Claudio Caniggia with open arms, even though it could reduce his own first team chances. Miller struggled to keep his place at Rangers towards the end of the season despite...
Football: CELTIC HUNT FOXES' STAR; O'Neill to Raid His Old Club for Winger Guppy
Byline: JOE McHUGH CELTIC boss Martin O'Neill is preparing a pounds 1m bid for Leicester wing back Steve Guppy. After losing both O'Neill and Neil Lennon to Celtic last season, Leicester initally weren't keen to see anyone else move to Parkhead....
Football: CELTIC MANAGER TO MOVE FOR PREMIERSHIP STARS
Byline: JOE McHUGH CELTIC boss Martin O'Neill is preparing a pounds 1m bid for Leicester wing back Steve Guppy. After losing both O'Neill and Neil Lennon to Celtic last season, Leicester initally weren't keen to see anyone else move to Parkhead....
Football: Chat Zone; All the News from All the Clubs
CHELSEA'S GRAEME LE SAUX is a shock target for Leicester. Foxes boss Peter Taylor has made an inquiry for the 32-year-old England defender, who is in his second spell at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea would demand a fee of about pounds 3m for him. EVERTON'S...
Football: Crozier: It's Feeling Good
Byline: ANTHONY CLAVANE ADAM Crozier last night saluted Sven Goran Eriksson's "halo effect" for transforming England from no-hopers into potential world-beaters. The FA chief executive, who took the biggest gamble of his career in appointing...
Football: DUFF'S ENDORSEMENT; 'Playing in Front of Their Own Fans the Irish Will Certainly Be Tough but We'll Try Hard and We'll Win'
Byline: HUGH O'REILLY DAMIEN DUFF'S lost years are over. And you have the word of two of the most influential men in his career that he's back to where he was two seasons ago. Blackburn manager Graeme Souness sent him over to Mick McCarthy's...
FOOTBALL: ENGLAND GLORY BOYS ON THE ROAD TO THE WORLD CUP - I've Had to Dig Deep to Show I'm Not Just There to Score Goals
Byline: PAUL SMITH THE recognition is long overdue, but Robbie Fowler is finally beginning to make his mark on the international stage - without the goals that have made him such a feared striker. Fowler was probably England's most effective...
Football: England Glory Boys on the Road to the World Cup - Sven-Bashers Sing a Different Song
Byline: RICHARD LEWIS WHEN Sven Goran Eriksson was named as England manager at the end of October, his appointment was greeted with collective gloom from some of the most respected names in the game. Eight months on, five wins later, record-books...
Football: England Glory Boys on the Road to the World Cup - Sven: Now My Heroes Will Beat Germany
Byline: ANTHONY CLAVANE NANCY Dell'Olio might get a nasty shock when she's sunning herself alongside Sven Goran Eriksson on some remote beach this month. The serene Swede's glamorous girlfriend, used to his holiday musings on Tibetan poetry,...
Football: FANZONE - AT LAST, THE PRICE IS RIGHT FOR KIDS; Wins the Battle to Give Families a Better Deal
Byline: BRIAN McNALLY FANS have won the first major battle in the war to cut the cost of watching Premiership football. Our annual survey reveals that, although season tickets rose by an average seven per cent this summer, HALF the top clubs...
Football: Ferdinand Wants to Hear Less of Moore
Byline: PAUL SMITH THE comparisons with England legend Bobby Moore remain, some eight months after Rio Ferdinand left West Ham and completed a record pounds 18million move to Leeds. The 22-year-old refuses to give such links any credibility,...
Football: Future Is Bright as Scottish Kids Grab Chance to Shine SAYS ALEX SMITH
Byline: RAY HEPBURN SCOTLAND Under-21 boss Alex Smith doesn't have to pick another squad until September, but he claims he will be faced with an embarrassment of riches. The Dundee United manager, who tied up his club career last week by signing...
Football: GIVE SPEED SWEEPER ROLE, SAYS PHILLIPS; EX-WALES ACE PHILLIPS ON THE BIG PROBLEMS AT THE BACK
Byline: KEN GORMAN MARK HUGHES has been urged to use his captain, Gary Speed, to cure a weakness that threatens Wales's hopes of revival. As Hughes muses over a World Cup week that began in the despair of home defeat by Poland and ended with...
Football: GOAL-DEN BOY LARSSON HOPES RIVALS WON'T PUT THE BOOT IN
Byline: JOE McHUGH GOLDEN boot hopeful Henrik Larsson will be keeping an eye on Serie A this afternoon to see how his rivals fare. Larsson, who has ended the speculation about Celtic future by signing a new deal, currently heads the list of Europe's...
Football: Mr Super Cool Puts the Heat on Germany
Byline: ANDY GRAY INTERVIEW: STEVE McKENLAY CONTROLLED, confident and super cool. Those were the three major attributes of a quality England performance in Athens that puts them in great shape for what should be a stunning game against Germany....
FOOTBALL: Mr Super Cool Puts the Heat on Germany
Byline: ANDY GRAY: INTERVIEW: STEVE McKENLAY CONTROLLED, confident and super cool. Those were the major attributes of a quality England performance in Athens that puts them in great shape for what should be a stunning game against Germany. England...
Football: OLDIES STILL HUNGRY FOR MORE GLORY
Byline: JOE McHUGH RANGERS hitman Mark Hateley is looking to extend the Ibrox veterans side's winning run. As a player Hateley never settled for second best as he picked up a hatful of honours during five highly successful seasons at Ibrox. ...
Football: OP, OP HURRAY FOR MARK
Byline: JOE DANIELS MARK WILLIAMS has got a nose for trouble... and the Northern Ireland international intends to get it finally sorted this week. "I've had this problem with my nose since before Christmas when I broke it against Birmingham at...
Football: OVER-MARS ATTACKS; THE FINALS COUNTDOWN: FLYING DUTCHMAN WARNS IRISH
MARC OVERMARS is confident that Dutch courage can triumph over Irish inspiration in the next big World Cup confrontation at Lansdowne Road. Overmars and his team-mates are visitors to Dublin on September 1, and only a win will do if they are to...
Football: OVERMARS GOES ON TO THE ATTACK
Byline: HUGH O'REILLY MARC OVERMARS is confident that Dutch courage can triumph over Irish inspiration in the next big World Cup confrontation at Lansdowne Road. Overmars and his team-mates are visitors to Dublin on September 1, and only a win...
Football: OWN UP!; Skipper Hughes' Plea over Czech Nightclub Brawl
Byline: NICK PARKINSON MICHAEL Hughes last night pleaded with his Northern Ireland team-mates to come clean and tell the real story of what happened in a Czech nightclub. The Wimbledon midfielder wants those involved to clear him of any blame...
FOOTBALL: PLAY ME OR I'M OFF; Terry's Ultimatum to Chelsea
Byline: ANTHONY CLAVANE JOHN TERRY last night threatened to quit Chelsea unless Claudio Ranieri guarantees him regular first-team football next season. Terry, sent off in England's Under-21 international against Greece on Tuesday, has spent the...
FOOTBALL: Pounds 300m SUMMER SPENDING SPREE; Final Fling before New Transfer Laws
Byline: PAUL HETHERINGTON PREMIERSHIP clubs are planning to fork out a staggering pounds 300million in the transfer market this summer. The elite have budgeted for a final high-spending close season before European legislation allowing players...
Football: Pressure Is on Craig, but Who Wants the Job?
Byline: RAY HEPBURN FROM the oddest quarters of Europe and from within the bowels of Hampden Park, the pressure is building ominously for national coach Craig Brown. The results in Scotland's World Cup qualifying group could hardly have been...
Football: Sean's Wilderness Years
Byline: PAUL SMITH THE precocious talents of Sean Davis were nearly lost to the game after he was rejected by Fulham's neighbours Wimbledon and West Ham. And a life of uncertainty would have followed for the England Under-21 midfielder but for...
Football: They Removed Cyst the Size of a Cherry. I Saw Those Pictures. I Could've Been Crippled for Life; GERRY TAGGART EXCLUSIVE
Byline: BILL CLARK WHILE Northern Ireland were staging a brave rearguard resistance in Teplice, one of their stalwart defenders was making a splash closer to home. Gerry Taggart was having a fun day at Center Parcs with the kids after his enforced...
Football: THEY THINK IT'S MOLDOVA
Byline: BILL CLARK TWO goalkeepers are on Cliftonville's inter-toto mission to Moldova - a frank admission that safety comes first in an unknown land. "We know virtually nothing about FC Tiligul Tiraspol," confesses Solitude manager Lawrence...
Football: TOT0-LLY UNFAIR ON PLAYERS
Byline: RAY HEPBURN FITNESS guru Frank Dick last night warned Scotland's clubs not to take part in summer tournaments. Dundee's involvement in the InterToto Cup kicks off with a home game against Yugoslavian side Sartid next Saturday. And...
Football: TWO-SHAY GIVEN
Byline: HUGH O'REILLY SHAY Given has already mapped out his priorities for the new season, just days after seeing off the old one. His main target is to go on nailing down a first-team place in Bobby Robson's Newcastle team. And on the back...
FOOTBALL: VIEIRA IN DAVIDS SWAP DEAL; Drugs Reprieve Clears Way for Wenger Talks with Juve
Byline: PAUL SMITH Chief Football Reporter ARSENAL are lining up a sensational swap deal with Juventus to land their midfield star Edgar Davids. The Turin giants insist that any deal for the pounds 14million-rated Dutch player must involve Frenchman...
Football: WE'RE HAPPY TO BE BACK, WE CAN LEARN A LOT; Dundee Keeper Insists: Footballing Education Comes before a Holiday
Byline: JOE McHUGH THE Dundee players were back in training yesterday after the shortest summer break in the club's history But despite the controversy about their rapid return to work, Dark Blues keeper Jamie Langfield claims he is delighted...
Football: Winning the Treble Again Is Unrealistic. Our Main Goal Must Be to Retain the Title; INSISTS BHOYS' ACE JOOS VALGAEREN
Byline: JOE McHUGH CELTIC treble hero Joos Valgaeren has just one wish for next season, to retain the Scottish Premier League title. While many Celtic fans are already dreaming of Champions League glory nights and another clean sweep of the domestic...
Football: Winning the Treble Again Is Unrealistic. Our Main Goal Must Be to Retain the Title; INSISTS BHOYS' STAR JOOS VALGAEREN
Byline: JOE McHUGH CELTIC treble hero Joos Valgaeren has just one wish for next season, to retain the Scottish Premier League title. While many Celtic fans are already dreaming of Champions League glory nights and another clean sweep of the domestic...
FORMULA FUN; Racer Eddie's Sister Is in Pole Position to Make Sure F1 Teams Have a Ball. and They've Been Lapping It Up
Byline: JOHN CASSIDY THE sister of Formula One Jaguar driver Eddie Irvine has got a new job - as the queen of the Grand Prix parties. Sonia travels the world setting-up the glitzy gala nights attended by all the major race teams. Her new job...
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FREEDOM FURY OVER BIBLE-BASHING PERV; DPP Says No to Charges despite New Complaints
Byline: JOHN CASSIDY BIBLE-BASHING pervert Lindsay Brown will go free from jail in two months. And he will face no more charges after the Director of Public Prosecutions decided to not proceed with further complaints against the paedophile. The...
GAA: GERARD PUTS FAITH IN THE FORM OF FLYING FLYNN; Waterford Back Their Wizard
Byline: BARRY GILL Gerald McCarthy will know all about pressure this afternoon. The man directing Waterford hurling operations knows that if he slips up, it almost certainly will be his last season at the helm. But if McCarthy was worried about...
GAA: IT'S ALRIGHT AFTER A FRIGHT FOR ARMAGH; ARMAGH 1-13 DOWN 2-4 - Brendan Sparks off Fightback
Byline: BARRY GILL THE BACK door opened for Armagh in Casement Park last night when they edged to a six-point victory over Down in disappointing first round knock-out game. Armagh were dominant for long periods, but Down seemingly well out of...
Gaa: Old Boys Target Mayo
Byline: JOHN FLACK SPORTS psychologist Jarlath Cunningham has become the latest Mayo exile to join the Sligo backroom team ahead of today's Connacht Championship semi-final clash at Castlebar. Cunningham, who hails from Castlebar, was one of...
GARDA FOIL BOMB PLOT; Four Held after Explosives Find
Byline: ELAINE KEOGH A CRACK Garda unit have foiled a dissident republican bomb attack. Three suspected Real IRA members were arrested after armed members of the Emergency Response Unit, backed up by local Gardai, rammed a car travelling through...
Gardening: Look Forward to the Fuschia
Byline: ADRIENNE WILD FREE-FLOWERING, versatile and easy...fuchsias are great value for money and ideal for adding colour to patio pots and borders. And if you choose a hardy variety such as Fuchsia magellanica Gracilis they make great hedges...
Golf: Monty's Hopes Higher
Byline: GRAHAM OTWAY COLIN Montgomerie will have intense physiotherapy on his back for the third day running in London this afternoon as he continues his struggle to be fit for the US Open. The 37-year-old Scot said last night through his agent...
Golf: Tiger's on Look-Out for Luck as He Hits Tulsa Trail
Byline: BERNIE McGUIRE in Memphis TIGER WOODS' amazing one-man majors show heads this week to Tulsa, Oklahoma. He's played to rave reviews at treasured venues such as Pebble Beach, St Andrews, Valhalla and Augusta in the past year. And the...
Golf: WIN SEASON TICKETS TO THE SMURFIT EUROPEAN OPEN
YOUR Sunday Mirror is giving away FIVE pairs of season tickets worth pounds 60 each to The 2001 Smurfit European Open at the K Club, Kildare, entitling the winner to THREE days entry to this fabulous event. This top European golf tournament will...
Health: Dear Doctor; Dr Mark Porter Answers Your Health Questions on Everything from Inflammation of the Tummy Button to Vegetarian Diets, Prostate Treatments and Passing Strange-Coloured Urine
Byline: Dr Mark Porter I have a rather embarrassing problem that I am hoping you can help me with. For the last few weeks I have noticed an unpleasant smell coming from my tummy button. I have tried cleaning it out with a cotton bud but this...
Health: I'm Having a Belly Baby
Byline: Sharon Collins IT makes you breathless, gives you backache and has you constantly rushing to the loo... in fact you'll feel just as if you were nine months pregnant. This is the Empathy Belly - a "suit" of clothes which simulates the...
HEATHROW CAR PARKING FEES HIGHEST IN WORLD; It Costs Pounds 186 for 2 Weeks
HEATHROW has the highest airport car parking charges in the world. A holidaymaker leaving a car there for two weeks this summer can pay more than FOUR TIMES as much as at Vienna Airport and three times as much as in Rome. The Heathrow price can...
Homestyle: And So to Bedrooms; A Bedroom Should Have a Come Hither Appeal. but If Yours Has Gone West You Need This Second Week of Advice from Channel 5's House Doctor Ann Maurice to Sell Your Home
Byline: Ann Maurice Your bedroom is the key to the way buyers will perceive your home. It's the most personal space in the house, so consider spending a bit of money to get it looking the way it should. You'll get it back in the end. As we said...
I Did Three Days Work in One, Just So I Could Star with Big Ricky; ACTRESS CHRISTINE TREMARCO ON HER AFFECTION FOR MR NICE GUY
Byline: MAEVE QUIGLEY GORGEOUS Christine Tremarco pulled out all the stops to be in BBC Northern Ireland's latest production. The 23-year-old starlet was in the middle of filming a new four-part drama series when she was asked to join the cast...
Interview: Debra Stephenson - Bad Girl Makes Good; beneath the Shocking Shell of Bad Girls' Bisexual Jailbird Beats the Heart of a Natural Comic
Byline: Colin Wills Debra Stephenson had only just hung up her school uniform when she began a quite different education. It started in a smoky club in Sunderland, jam-packed with yelling, beer-sodden blokes. While Debra struggled on with her act,...
I'VE BOUGHT A BRIDE; SOCCER STARS IN MATCHES OF THE DAY - Joy as Celtic Ace Weds
Byline: Tamzin Lewis CELTIC star Stilian Petrov has tied the knot - after "buying" his beautiful bride Paulina from his mother-in-law. The Parkhead favourite paid a few Bulgarian leva for Paulina as part of a traditional Bulgarian wedding ceremony....
I Was Hooked on Drugs at 16 and It Seemed like Fun.Until My Friend Died of an Overdose; ORDEAL OF PEARL STAR JAMES
Byline: DREW MACKENZIE in New York SUPERMODEL James King is set for major movie stardom after her moving performance in the film Pearl Harbor. But King, who plays Betty in the war epic, is just grateful to still be alive - because she was addicted...
Jane Gordon: There Are Few Habits or Addictions in Life That Repulse or Shock Me
Byline: Jane Gordon I am quite liberal about people who drink too much, smoke themselves silly or take copious amounts of drugs. I am not even that bothered by those men and women whose particular poison is sex (as long as it doesn't involve spiked...
JENNIFER HAVING A BABY; Lopez in a Hurry to Wed Cris
Byline: RICK HEWETT Showbusiness Editor ACTRESS Jennifer Lopez is having a baby...and planning to marry boyfriend Cris Judd as soon as they can arrange the ceremony. Jennnifer only found out she was expecting when she was three months pregnant...
Jennifer's Having a Baby. but Puff Is Not the Daddy
Byline: DREW MACKENZIE ACTRESS Jennifer Lopez is having a baby...and planning to marry boyfriend Cris Judd as soon as they can arrange the ceremony. Jennnifer only found out she was expecting when she was three months pregnant and has now been...
John Hunter's Column: The Real Battle Is Yet to Begin
Byline: John Hunter DRAMATIC as the advances for Sinn Fein and the DUP have been, the result did not prove to be the total Ulster Unionist melt-down bellowed by Ian Paisley. Nor was the SDLP routed, as forecast by Sinn Feiners, angered by refusal...
Josh's Fake 5-Yr Affair with Girl; Big Brother Star's Gay Agony .. by His Little Bro
Byline: GERARD COUZENS BIG Brother new boy Josh Rafter faked a five-year relationship with a beautiful Spanish girl to stop his parents finding out he was gay. Josh, 32, was secretly dating health therapist Simon Hayes but fooled his family into...
Keith Doyle's Column: Of Course I Voted ..What Was It For?
Byline: Keith Doyle WE WON! We won! It was a resounding victory, a landslide I would say. In the contest for excitement and surprise in elections, Ireland won with a huge majority. Well it was no competition really. The UK vote was as predictable...
Little Dahling ..to Pounds 2m Star; HOW SUPERMODEL SOPHIE TRIUMPHED AGAINST THE ODDS
Byline: LOUISE HANCOCK HER dreamy blue eyes are hidden behind bottle thick spectacles and her page boy haircut is mousy brown, not her trademark bleached blonde. It's hard to believe that this plump little girl blossomed into one of the world's...
Lottery Couple Sue for Pounds 3m
Byline: DOMINIC TURNBULL LOTTERY losers Martyn and Kay Tott have launched a legal battle against Camelot to claim their pounds 3million jackpot. The cheated pair have hired a leading barrister to pave the way for a landmark High Court case. ...
Lottery Couple to Sue for Pounds 3m
Byline: DOMINIC TURNBULL LOTTERY losers Martyn and Kay Tott have launched a legal battle against Camelot to claim their pounds 3million jackpot. The cheated pair have hired a leading barrister to pave the way for a landmark High Court case. They...
McVEIGH DIETS FOR 'MOVIE STAR' DEATH; Bomber's Defiant Last Gesture
Byline: COLIN WILLS and BARRY WIGMORE THE worst mass killer in American history is determined to go to his death tomorrow looking like a gaunt film star. Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma City bomber, has been on a crash diet while he waits for his...
Motor Racing: Brundle: I Fear for My Safety
Byline: MICHAEL DERBY MARTIN Brundle returns to the track for the daunting Le Mans marathon next weekend admitting he fears for his safety. The driver-turned-TV-commentator is thrilled at the prospect of leading Bentley's first challenge at the...
Motor Racing: Brundle: I Fear Michele's Fate
Byline: MICHAEL DERBY MARTIN BRUNDLE returns to the track for the daunting Le Mans marathon next weekend admitting he fears for his safety. The driver-turned-TV-commentator is thrilled at the prospect of leading Bentley's first challenge at the...
Motor Racing: Coul Wants Luck on the Launch-Pad
Byline: MICHAEL DERBY in Montreal DAVID COULTHARD knows his world title hopes still rest in the lap of the launch control gods today. McLaren Mercedes are putting a brave face on their software embarrassment, insisting that they have done everything...
Motor Racing: Schumacher on a Canada High
Byline: MICHAEL DERBY MICHAEL SCHUMACHER scorched into pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal last night. The Ferrari ace and world championship leader finished more than half a second quicker than the Williams of brother Ralf....