The Mirror (London, England)

A daily newspaper based in London, England. Stories cover current events, culture, sports, and entertainment of local, national, and international significance. Special attention is given to celebrity news.

Articles from May 28, 2010

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Adam: We Will Need Big 'Eave!
Byline: ALAN NIXON SKIPPER Charlie Adam wants his Blackpool teammates to take off their party hats and start pushing for survival in the Premier League. Midfielder Adam enjoyed the whole promotion experience with his stunning free-kick goal and...
ADVICE; Dear Miriam
Byline: MIRIAM STOPPARD Boyfriend loses out to brother Dear Miriam, I've fallen in love with my boyfriend's brother. He's eight years older than us - we're both 23 - and he makes sure he's always around when I stay with my boyfriend and his parents....
ADVICE; Dear Miriam
Byline: MIRIAM STOPPARD Boyfriend loses out to brother Dear Miriam, I've fallen in love with my boyfriend's brother. He's eight years older than us - we're both 23 - and he makes sure he's always around when I stay with my boyfriend and his...
AFTER 36 DAYS AND 39M GALLONS OF OIL LOST.. BP PLUGS LEAK WITH MUD; Firm Claims 'Top Kill' Success
Byline: MIKE SWAIN THE devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill has finally been contained by BP - thanks to a plugging operation never tried before at such depth. With criticism of the fuel giant at its peak after 36 days and up to 39 million gallons...
AFTER 36 DAYS AND 39 MILLION GALLONS OF OIL.. BP PLUGS LEAK; Firm Claims 'Top Kill' Success
Byline: MIKE SWAIN THE devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill has finally been contained by BP - thanks to a plugging operation never tried before at such depth. With criticism of the fuel giant at its peak after 36 days and up to 39 million gallons...
AFTER 36 DAYS AND 39MILLION GALLONS OFOIL .. BP PLUGS LEAK; Firm Claims 'Top Kill' Success
Byline: MIKE SWAIN THE devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill has finally been contained by BP - thanks to a plugging operation never tried before at such depth. With criticism of the fuel giant at its peak after 36 days and up to 39 million gallons...
All Part of a Healing Process; Ireland V Algeria Tonight, 7.45pm
Byline: PAUL O'HEHIR GLENN WHELAN believes the Ireland squad is going through a healing process this week. Everywhere you turn there are reminders of what might have been this summer. World Cup mania is about to kick into overdrive and, try as...
Aviva the Best. Hands Downe
Byline: PAUL O'HEHIR THE Ireland players got their first sneak preview of the new Aviva Stadium this week as our picture (left) shows. They got the full guided tour of the spanking new Lansdowne Road venue which they hope to turn into a fortress...
Back with a Bang; Rugby Magners League Final
Byline: MICHAEL SCULLY SETTLING back in was difficult at first for Jonny Sexton but Leinster's out-half says he's ready for anything the Ospreys can throw at him tomorrow. Sexton suffered a broken jaw in his province's Heineken Cup quarter-final...
Been There, Dun That; CHEERS AND TEARS AS THE 'LITTLE SHIPS' RETURN TO DUNKIRK 70 YEARS ON
Byline: EUAN STRETCH THEY stood with tears in their eyes as they remembered the horror and heroism of one of the Second World War's most incredible escapes. Veterans who owed their lives to the hundreds of courageous civilians who braved bullets...
Ben Kay-O; Rugby Union End of an Era
Byline: ALEX SPINK BEN KAY is braced for an emotional weekend - sitting out his final club game, then trying to beat his country. The World Cup winner made his name playing in the biggest matches for Leicester and England. But in what may...
..But Yorke Fears Lone Striker Will Crack under Such HUGE PRESSURE
Byline: DARREN LEWIS DWIGHT YORKE has dismissed England's World Cup chances and says they rely far too much on Wayne Rooney. The ex-Manchester United striker was in the Trinidad and Tobago side that held England for 83 minutes during the group...
BYE BYE VHI; Insurance Sell-Off Will Cost Us EUR350m
Byline: PAT FLANAGAN HEALTH costs could rocket after the Government's decision to sell off the VHI to a private company. But before it is auctioned to the highest bidder, taxpayers will be forced to pump in up to EUR350million to meet strict...
CHRISTINE.. I WANT YOU ON MY SOFA; Chiles' Co-Host Plea
Byline: KATE McMAHON ADRIAN Chiles has urged Christine Bleakley to snub the BBC and join him on the GMTV sofa, insisting: "We're a great broadcasting couple." Chiles, 43, who signed to ITV in a pounds 1million-a-year deal to present the World...
Cleaning Teeth 'Boosts Heart'
Byline: DANNY BUCKLAND PEOPLE who don't brush their teeth at least twice a day are more than doubling the risk of heart disease, researchers have warned. A study found that those who aren't careful about their oral hygiene are 70% more likely...
COFFIN UP.. Outrage over New Grave Tax for Families to Bury Loved Ones
Byline: MARIE KIERANS IT'S a tax on the dead that could come back to haunt our government. An EU directive imposing VAT on burials in council cemeteries means the taxman is going to be following us to the grave. The new 'grave tax' of 13.5pc...
Cops & Robbery; Crime Fears
Byline: BOB ROBERTS CRIME is likely to rise in plans to slash police budgets by pounds 125million, senior officers warned last night. ConDem Police Minister Nick Herbert said every force had to accept "a fair share" of the huge cuts being made...
COPS & ROBBERY; the CONDEMS CRIME FEARS
Byline: BOB ROBERTS CRIME is likely to rise in plans to slash police budgets by pounds 125million, senior officers warned last night. ConDem Police Minister Nick Herbert said every force had to accept "a fair share" of the huge cuts being made...
COPS SCOOPED; Officer Disciplined for Playing Ice Cream Van Music at Rioters
Byline: MAURICE FITZMAURICE A POLICEMAN has been hauled over the coals by his bosses after trying to calm a group of drunken youths - by playing ice cream van music. The officer was "spoken to" by a senior commander after the incident in Twinbrook...
Crying out for the Anglo Celt Cup
Byline: ORLA BANNON says the people of Donegal are crying out" for an Ulster title. 18 years since they carried Anglo Celt home and in between times they've lost five Ulster finals. Sunday sees the start of another campaign when they Down, a team...
Crying out for the Anglo Celt Cup; Ulster SFC Donegal V Down, Sunday
Byline: ORLA BANNON KEVIN CASSIDY says the people of Donegal are "crying out" for an Ulster title. It's 18 years since they carried the Anglo Celt home and in between times they've lost five Ulster finals. Sunday sees the start of another...
Darren Handed Chance
Byline: BERNIE McGUIRE RYDER CUP Captain Colin Montgomerie has handed struggling Darren Clarke a lifeline by saying he won't follow hapless Nick Faldo and snub the Ulster golfer for a 'wildcard' pick should he come into form. Clarke found himself...
DATA DEFECTION; Revenue Sends Up to 50,000 People's Details to Wrong Homes in Tax Blunder
Byline: ADRIAN SHAW THE financial details of 50,000 people who claim tax credits have mistakenly been sent out in the post to other people. Claimants receiving their annual award notices were also given salary figures and bank numbers for other...
Denis a Menace for Tipp
Byline: ORLA BANNON DENIS WALSH insists he's not feeling any added pressure just because Cork are on a real losing streak against Tipp. This is the seventh successive season they have met in the Championship, and the Rebels have lost in the last...
Don't Be a Victim of Ticket Fraud. Celebrities Are Backing a Campaign That Launches Today to Stop You Being Conned into Buying Fake Event Tickets Online. We Look at How to Protect Yourself - and Your Money
Byline: Monica Cafferky Music and sport stars including Kate Nash, JLS and Freddie Flintoff are supporting a move to stamp out bogus ticket sellers and websites. More and more people are falling victim to fraudsters who are operating sites that...
'Don't Wright off My World Cup Bid Again' Exclusive
Byline: MIKE WALTERS HE launched Fabio Capello's reign as England coach with the winner against Switzerland 842 days ago. But when godfather Don Fabio makes the unkindest cut in football next week, the cuckoo clock may toll for the man who made...
Do We Really Care More about Cattle Than Kids?
Byline: Pat Flanagan IF the children who died in state care had been Friesian cows, we would not only know the precise number of those who perished, we'd have the cause and time of their deaths. But that's Ireland for you, the Department of Agriculture...
Events on the Horizon
2010 DRAG DATES: June 6 (Bishopscourt) - Round 2, July 4 (Bishopscourt) - RWYB, August 1 (Bishopscourt) - RWYB, August 29 (Bishopscourt) - Round 3, Oct 10 (Bishopscourt) - Finale, with the return of Mick Begley now confirmed 2010 DRIFT DATES: June...
Fabio: I Fear Diego; Coach Names the Big Rivals
Byline: JOHN CROSS FABIO CAPELLO last night admitted that Diego Maradona's Argentina are the team he fears most in the World Cup. The countries have contested epic battles in the past - wins for England in 1966 and 2002 and for the South Americans...
Faces without Rod? It's Taking the Mick; a Band Great for Two Reasons.And One Is Missing
Byline: PAUL McNAMEE nd so it has come to pass. AMooted last November, this week Mick Hucknall has been confirmed as Rod Stewart's replacement in a rebooted version of crossover mod-rock classicists Faces. They'll play a show in the summer then...
FERGIE COMES UP TRUMPS! Role on US Tycoon's Apprentice
Byline: EMILY NASH SARAH Ferguson will go on US tycoon Donald Trump's apprentice and Oprah Winfrey's chatshow in a bid to rescue her tattered reputation. Fergie, 50, hopes starring on America's version of the gruelling job quest will highlight...
Follow That Fire Engine Does Belfast
FOLLOW That Fire Engine is a charity mission, which will see a crew of friends attempt to raise thousands of pounds, and hopefully achieve Guinness World Record status, by circumnavigating the globe in a fire engine. Last Friday evening, the tender...
Gerrard Is for Real This Time; 'I'd Love Gerrard & Lamps'
Byline: DAVID ANDERSON JOSE MOURINHO has launched his latest pounds 30million bid to sign Steven Gerrard - and it could be third time lucky for the Special One. Mourinho had still to be officially confirmed as Real Madrid's new coach when he...
Glasgow for It! Yes. the Definitive Incomplete Line-Up for Our Favourite Fest
Byline: BRENDAN McKEOWN; MARK WHYTE For a "small but massive" festival Glasgowbury seems to be growing by the hour. With 57 days, 22 hours, 45 minutes and... 12 seconds to go, the latest line-up reads like a Who's Who of the best alternative music...
Goodbye from Me ..Thanks to the Chairman; Arsenal Spaniard Vows to Quit
Byline: JOHN CROSS CESC FABREGAS has revealed to friends he made up his mind to quit after a bust-up surrounding Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood. Fabregas claims he was "50-50" about staying at the club this summer but was enraged by Hill-Wood's...
GUILTY OF RAPE; Former DUP Man Convicted of Sex Attack on Woman
Byline: IVAN LITTLE A FORMER DUP councillor was convicted yesterday of the drunken rape of a woman in her home. William Wilkinson appeared stunned as the jury returned their verdict at Antrim Crown Court The United Unionist Coalition representative,...
HARD TO TURK IT ALL IN; N. IRELAND STAR REFLECTS ON DEBUT: John Passes International Test as He Prepares to Sit A-Levels
Byline: DARREN FULLERTON FROM Guus Hiddink and Hamit Altintop to William Wordsworth and Jane Austen in a matter of days. Wolves winger Johnny Gorman is unlikely to forget his first experience of Northern Ireland duty in a hurry. The teenager,...
How to Be over 50, Single and Happy! Dear Miriam
Byline: MIRIAM STOPPARD Three cheers for Kim Cattrall! The 53-year-old Sex and The City star is proof that women of a certain age can go it alone and still enjoy life to the full. After being married three times, she's vowed not to commit to...
HSE TO COME CLEAN ON KID CARE DEATHS TODAY; Fine Gael Slams 'Confusion' on Figures
Byline: AINE HEGARTY HEALTH bosses will today provide a list of the number of children who have died in care, the Tanaiste confirmed yesterday. The HSE had initially claimed the information could not be gathered until next month but in a dramatic...
Hy-Brit of All Right! AURIS SETS THE NEW-TECH STANDARD
Byline: Richard Hammond OK, so this isn't as exciting as the Audi on the previous pages but it is rather more relevant. Especially as the new Toyota Auris hybrid hatchback is being built at Toyota's Burnaston factory in the Midlands. Not only...
iFad? iGlad? or Simply iSad? IT'S HERE.. BUT WILL APPLE'S 'MAGICAL' NEW GADGET ROCK YOUR WORLD?
Byline: KEVIN LYNCH IT'S a landmark, never to be forgotten week for Apple. Gadget fans have had today highlighted in their iPhone diaries for weeks as the UK launch date of the firm's most hyped product. But as a drum roll to the unveiling...
I Have Never Seen So Much Blood. It Was on the Coach, on the Grass, on the Road. HERO SCHOOLBOY RECALLS HORROR BUS CRASH
Byline: MELISSA THOMPSON I have never seen so much blood.. it was on the coach, on the grass, on the road.. glass shattered and went everywhere. I put my left arm up to stop glass going into my face and my hand got mutilated. If I hadn't I would...
'I'm Excited ..but Again It's Tinged with Sadness That Gerry Won't Be There ' TUBRIDY'S FIRST LATE LATE SERIES
Byline: SARAH BARDON RYAN Tubridy will celebrate his birthday and the end of his first series on the Late Late Show tonight. He said it will be a bittersweet celebration when he takes to the small screen on his 37th birthday, given it coincides...
It Could Have Been Me
Byline: LUCY THORNTON; PATRICK MULCHRONE A DISTRAUGHT ex-vice girl who was close friends with the three murdered women yesterday said each of them had been desperately trying to turn their lives around and get off the streets. Sobbing Anna Kennedy,...
It Could Have Been Me; City in Terror Sex Worker Killings
Byline: LUCY THORNTON; PATRICK MULCHRONE A DISTRAUGHT ex-vice girl who was close friends with the three murdered women yesterday said each of them had been desperately trying to turn their lives around and get off the streets. Sobbing Anna Kennedy,...
I've Got Red Bull in My Sights; F1 Button Gets Revved Up
Byline: BYRON YOUNG JENSON BUTTON has vowed to make Red Bull rivals Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel pay for their start-of-the-season mistakes. And the world champion rubbished Michael Schumacher's suggestions the Milton Keynes pair are in a...
I Was So Stupid. I've Grown Up; Leinster Shc Antrim V Offaly, 3.30pm Sunday, Parnell Park
Byline: PAT NOLAN SHANE McNAUGHTON says he has grown up after his "stupid" decision to holiday in Portugal during last year's Championship. McNaughton and teammate Karl Stewart came in for quite a lot of flak after booking the trip which clashed...
Jobless ConDemned to Misery under Grayling
Byline: Paul Routledge GOD help the jobless, because the Tories won't. They don't even know who their Employment Minister is. When I phoned Conservative Central Office to ask who's doing the job of finding jobs for the workless, a sweet young...
Johnny Is So Hot to Trott
Byline: DEAN WILSON JONATHAN TROTT banished his winter of discontent to put down the first marker of the summer on a day of English dominance. From high-octane Twenty20 glory to serene Test accumulation, Trott's 175 not out at Lord's was the...
Join Mrs Keating's Love-Rat Revolution
Byline: polly hudson THIS time last week I would have struggled to recall her first name. Seven days later, she's my heroine. Unlikely feminist icon Yvonne Keating, I salute you. As the Year Of The Rat scurries on, with yet another celebrity...
Judge: Drunks like a Plague
Byline: STEPHEN WHITE A RETIRING judge has likened alcohol-related crime to a "plague" and warned that unless we unite to fight it, society will slide into "utter chaos". District Judge Alan Berg said yobs were going out solely to get drunk,...
Kat Would Be Great to Present the Afternoon Show. TV Beauty Refusing to Rule out a New RTE Role
Byline: SARAH BARDON TELEVISION presenter Kathryn Thomas has refused to rule out taking the reins of The Afternoon Show. The 31-year-old has been mooted as one of the front runners to host a new afternoon slot for RTE next autumn. And she...
Kev's Got What It Takes; International Soccer New Boys Get Chance to Stake a Claim
Byline: MICHAEL SCULLY ROBBIE Keane predicts that strike partner Kevin Doyle will prosper with a top Premier League side - even if the Ireland skipper doesn't want to offend former boss Mick McCarthy. Wolves supremo McCarthy is facing a massive...
KINAHAN JUDGE TARGETS FAT FREDDIE; Spanish Court Sets Sights on Irish Gangsters
Byline: GERARD COUZENS SPANISH authorities want to question gangsters Fat Freddie Thompson and Gary Hutch about any involvement with suspected drug baron Christy Kinahan. The pair have been named on a list of people judges in Spain plan to talk...
LAST CUT IS THE DEEPEST; WORLD CUP: 2 WEEKS TO GO BUT IT'S NEARLY END OF THE ROAD FOR SOME OF FABIO'S SQUAD: It's Four Days until Capello Swings the Axe on England's Unlucky Seven and the Results Can Be Devastating. They Certainly Were for This Man
Byline: SIMON BIRD "SORRY, but I am not taking you to the World Cup..." The words that have shattered top footballers, broken careers, caused hotel rooms to be smashed and angry feuds stoked up between player and boss. One moment a player...
LEAVE THE PAST BEHIND & GO WITH FLO; SOCCER FRANCE LOOKING FORWARD: Mal Wants Fresh Start
Byline: MARK RODDEN CHELSEA midfielder Florent Malouda says France are hoping to put their controversial qualification against Ireland behind them by changing their ways at next month's World Cup. Raymond Domenech's side beat Costa Rica 2-1 on...
Live Life to the MX-5; MAZDA ZOOM, ZOOM BOOM FOR BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND
Byline: Darren Liggett YOU may have noticed in my Events on the Horizon section that I've been plugging the Mazda MX-5 weekend that kicks off today. This weekend sees a double celebration for the Mazda Brand and Northern Ireland's longest serving...
Loughgall's Best for a Motorsport Fest
Byline: Darren Liggett IT'S all Systems Go for Loughgall's Charity Motorsport Festival as plans are already well advanced for the event due to be held on Saturday, July 3. This year's festival, which will be located within the confines of the...
May Hots Up Summer; Imelda's First Up at Tramore Racecourse
Award-winning Imelda May and legendary Neville Staple are giving us our first taste of festival fever next weekend. The pair are lined up for a new multi-stage music festival "First Of The Summer Wine' at Tramore Racecourse, Co. Waterford, on Bank...
McQueen OF THE Night; SJP OUTSHINES CO-STARS IN TRIBUTE TO TRAGIC PAL ALEXANDER
Byline: AMBER MORALES M0VIE star Sarah Jessica Parker last night paid an emotional tribute to tragic fashion guru Alexander McQueen as she swept into the UK premiere of Sex and The City 2. Wearing a stunning black dress McQueen had designed for...
Minister Told to Back off Museums
Byline: MICHAEL McHUGH THE independence of Northern Ireland's museums should be upheld, it was claimed yesterday. The call came after Culture Minister Nelson McCausland said Ulster Scots and the Orange Order could be given more prominence by...
Mixed (Up) Grill; ROADSIDE ESSEX CAFE COULD BE MISTAKEN FOR US, SAY HARRODS
Byline: MATT ROPER ONE is a small cafe in Essex, the other is the pounds 1.5billion Knightsbridge department store - but apparently their logos are so similar customers could be confused. Harrods has warned the owners of a small roadside diner...
MUM SEES COREY, 12, LYING DEAD IN PARK; She Watched as Paramedics Battled to Save Schoolboy after Collapse
Byline: MAURICE FITZMAURICE THE devastated mum of sudden death schoolboy Corey Wisdom had to look on in horror as paramedics battled to save his life, it emerged yesterday. Jackie Wisdom watched as the 12-year-old lay fighting for life in Falls...
MUM'S SOCCER TEAM TRIBUTE TO TRAGIC SON; Murder Victim's Mother in Bid to Save Other Children
Byline: AINE de PAOR THE heartbroken mother of murder victim Richard "Happy" Kelly has started a football team in a bid to keep other kids safe. As Mary Kelly celebrates her son's 22nd birthday without him today, she is working to prevent other...
No, Ella's Not Going on Tour. She's Only TWO; YouTube Tot Star in Demand
Byline: CLAIRE BRENNAN SINGING toddler Ella O'Brien is to get her very own agent as music promoters and TV stations around the world compete to snap her up. The talented two-year-old from Greenmount, Co Cork, became an overnight sensation after...
Olympics Crown Is Nate Goal
Byline: JAMES NURSEY GB BASTKETBALL'S oldest international player Nate Reinking admits only the prospect of playing at London 2012 is stopping him retiring. US-born Reinking, 36, qualifies to play for GB after moving to England in 1996 to star...
On the Pulse
Byline: NIALL REDMOND This week on RTE Pulse we bring you a true legend in session LIVE on both Ceol Eire and in the club (Tripod) tomorrow night. The legend that is Joey Beltram. Always straight in with the great live guests Djamel and Emmet...
OUR TIME HAS COME; Rob Tells Irish Stars to Believe in Themselves
Byline: MICHAEL SCULLY ROBBIE KEANE last night told his Irish team-mates the time has come to believe they can compete with the best nations in world football. The 29-year-old rallied the troops ahead of the friendly against Algeria at the RDS...
Out of the Shadows; Teenage Fanclub Make a Long Awaited Return to Ireland with a Brand New Album Hot of the Press
Byline: MAEVE QUIGLEY It's the gig of the weekend as Teenage Fanclub hit Dublin's Academy for their first gig here in a long time. And it's a celebration too because their first album in five years, Shadows, has hit the shops in Ireland today. ...
PAEDO PRIEST FOUND GUILTY AS HE PRAYS WITH ROSARY BEADS; Beast Befriended Family to Abuse 3 Young Sisters
Byline: MIRROR REPORTER A PERVERT priest prayed with his rosary beads yesterday as he was found guilty of sexually abusing three sisters. Fr Eugene Lewis denied assaulting the girls, aged between eight and 12 when the abuse started. He labelled...
Pale and PROUD! Don't Reach for the Fake Tan This Summer - These Days It's Hip to Be Pale, as Our Stunning G Stars Prove. Here's How to Pull off the Look with Style
Byline: Laura Kemp Anne Hathaway The Devil Wears Prada star, 27, ditched the bronzer after a fake tan accident. She explains: "I looked like an orange zebra. When it came off, because I'm so pale underneath, I looked like a giraffe with leprosy....
Pale and PROUD! Don't Reach for the Fake Tan This Summer - These Days It's Hip to Be Pale, as Our Stunning Stars Prove. Here's How to Pull off the Look with Style
Byline: Laura Kemp Anne Hathaway The Devil Wears Prada star, 27, ditched the bronzer after a fake tan accident. She explains: "I looked like an orange zebra. When it came off, because I'm so pale underneath, I looked like a giraffe with leprosy....
POLICE WANT TO DIG UP FAMILY HOME IN SEARCH FOR CHILDREN'S BODIES; Fears over Fred West-Style Discoveries
Byline: JILLY BEATTIE THE PSNI wants permission to dig up land at a family home to look for children's bodies, the Daily Mirror can reveal. A senior officer is believed to be making an application to allow a police team to excavate part of the...
Power to the Power; Fictional TV Game Show Puts You Firmly in the Driving Seat
SPLIT/SECOND VELOCITY (PS3, 360, PC) Racing games are one of those genres that can divide gamers. Some are technical masterpieces that bring untold depth and focus on every detail from tyre pressure, rear wing setup and fuel levels, while others are...
Robbie in Ariel Battle
Byline: MICHAEL SCULLY ROBBIE Keane made his Ireland debut in the Czech Republic but 12 years on, it's his first home appearance at Lansdowne Road that he remembers. All going well, Keane will make his 100th senior international appearance at...
Roo Riddle; England Expect So Much in South Africa from United Ace
Byline: JOHN CROSS FABIO CAPELLO has praised the transformation of talisman Wayne Rooney into a worldclass goalscorer. And the Italian, ahead of leading England to South Africa, saluted the "spirit" of his players and revealed that hearing the...
Sex and the City
A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET Cert 18, 95mins * Starring: Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara Pitiful reboot of the seminal 80s slasher. The evil Freddy Krueger kills his teenage victims in their dreams. BAD LIEUTENANT: PORT OF CALL - NEW ORLEANS Cert...
Sex and the Two Cities; CELEBS SPARKLE AS LONG-AWAITED FILM PREMIERES IN LONDON & DUBLIN
Byline: SARAH BARDON SEX came to two cities last night as the year's most eagerly anticipated movie arrived in Dublin and London. In the UK, stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis turned out for the premiere...
Swan Aims to Ad Win Number 4; IRISH RACING ROUND-UP: ADAJAL RUN TO CONTINUE
Byline: PETER O'HEHIR CHARLIE Swan-trained Adajal will be strongly fancied to complete a four-timer in the Cork Handicap Chase in Cork tonight. The seven-year-old, owned by J P McManus, has been a revelation recently, getting up late to score...
SWEAR WE GO; It's Glory Not Bust for Loud Robinson
Byline: MIKE WALTERS COVER your ears, Sir Alf - Millwall rabble-rouser Paul Robinson is promising to turn the air blue again in the Wembley tunnel. The Lions skipper's vernacular forced Sky Sports to apologise on air for his colourful language...
Swear We Go; Play-Off Final Millwall V Swindon Tomorrow, Ko 3pm
Byline: MIKE WALTERS COVER your ears, Sir Alf - Millwall rabble-rouser Paul Robinson is promising to turn the air blue again in the Wembley tunnel. The Lions skipper's vernacular forced Sky Sports to apologise on air for his colourful language...
Teachers Pushed Too Far; Your Letters
Byline: FIONA PARKER I WAS saddened to read about teacher Peter Harvey, who was goaded so much he finally snapped (Mirror, May 25). At the same time I am also sorry that a boy was hurt, not forgetting the other children who must have been mortified...
THE BATTLE FOR No.1; WORLD CUP: 2 WEEKS TO GO AND FABIO HAS TO DECIDE ON HIS FIRST-CHOICE KEEPER
Byline: SIMON BIRD ROBERT GREEN has discarded the old pair of goalkeeping gloves that show he'll have a line in self-deprecating wit whether he's Fabio Capello's No.1 or not. The 'England's No.6' tag (inset) he wore two years ago for a joke after...
The Big Bang; First Test, First Day: England V Bangladesh from Lord's
Byline: DEAN WILSON JONATHAN TROTT banished his winter of discontent to put down the first marker of the summer on a day of English dominance. From high-octane Twenty20 glory to serene Test accumulation, Trott's 175 not out on an eventually sundrenched...
THE DUNE RAIDER; Tycoon Vows His Resort Will Open in 2012 despite Protest
Byline: MAGGIE BARRY TYCOON Donald Trump gave his unique version of V for victory yesterday as he vowed to open his controversial golf resort in 2012. And he said he wanted actor Sean Connery and golfer Colin Montgomerie to be the first to play...
The Heroic 'Rogues' of the Rescue
Byline: HUGH SEBAG-MONTEFIORE THE evacuation of Dunkirk is usually billed as a triumph of wholesome types who exem-plify the great British virtues - tenacity, a stiff upper lip, a refusal to be beaten. But it is worth remembering not all the heroes...
The Shower & the Glory; Tennis French Open, Day 5 Action
ANDY MURRAY last night polished off Juan Ignacio Chela in the Roland Garros gloom to book a third round clash with a man he's never beaten. A succession of delays on a rain-blighted day five of the tournament threatened to derail Murray's bid to...
THE SHOWER & THE GLORY; TENNIS FRENCH OPEN, DAY 5 ACTION: Murray Survives Rain Breaks and Set Loss to See off Chela
ANDY MURRAY last night polished off Juan Ignacio Chela in the Roland Garros gloom to book a third round clash with a man he's never beaten. A succession of delays on a rain-blighted day five of the tournament threatened to derail Murray's bid to...
Three Ex-Wives Add Up to Trouble; LETTER OF THE DAY
Byline: MIRIAM STOPPARD Dear Miriam, My boyfriend's been married three times and fathered a child with each wife. He can disappear for days when he goes to visit his children as they live in different parts of the country. We've been a couple...
Three Ex-Wives Add Up to Trouble; LETTER OF THE DAY:
Byline: MIRIAM STOPPARD Dear Miriam, My boyfriend's been married three times and fathered a child with each wife. He can disappear for days when he goes to visit his children as they live in different parts of the country. We've been a couple...
Three Lions on My Shirt; World Cup Fever Is Here in a Big Way and These Footballthemed Buys from Marks & Spencer Let You Support England - and Look Cool Doing It
Byline: Dinah Turner FOOTBALL CRAZY Official England FA pure cotton hooded top, pounds 29.50; official England FA cotton rich polo shirt, pounds 18; official England FA pure cotton joggers, pounds 25; panelled side stripe lace-up trainers, pounds...
TICKET OR LEAVE IT SAY CROKER; GAA LATEST PRICING ROW HOTS UP: Association Hits Back after Mullane Blast
Byline: MICHAEL SCULLY GAA bosses have told John Mullane he is out of order in his criticism of ticket prices for the Championship. An angry Mullane branded the price structures as "shameful" and not family-centred - and that the GAA should not...
Trap: Cunningham I Has Bright Future
Byline: PAUL O'HEHIR GREG Cunningham has the ability and confidence to eventually stake a claim for long-term custody of Ireland's left-back shirt, says Giovanni Trapattoni. The 19-year-old will make his senior Ireland debut against Algeria tonight...
Vice Girl Killings: Man Is Charged; City in Terror
Byline: LUCY THORNTON A UNIVERSITY student studying serial killers was yesterday charged with murdering three women who worked as prostitutes. Stephen Griffiths will appear in court today accused of killing Bradford sex workers Suzanne Blamires,...
VICE GIRLS MURDERS: MAN CHARGED; Crime Student Faces Court over Killings of 3 Sex Workers
Byline: LUCY THORNTON A UNIVERSITY student studying serial killers was yesterday charged with murdering three women who worked as prostitutes. Stephen Griffiths will appear in court today accused of killing Bradford sex workers Suzanne Blamires,...
VROOM WITH A VIEW; M6 in Lake District Tops List of Prettiest Roads in Britain
Byline: STEPHEN WHITE YOU may find your view obscured by lorries thundering by at 70mph - but it didn't stop drivers naming a stretch of the M6 Britain's prettiest route. The busy 34-mile stretch across Shap Fell in Cumbria topped a poll ahead...
Watching Brief for Fitzhenry
Byline: ORLA BANNON SOMETHING very strange will happen on Saturday when Wexford hurlers take to the field for their Leinster Senior Hurling Championship showdown with Galway. For the first time in 18 seasons, Damien Fitzheney will not be patrolling...
Watch out for the Becks Factor Says Wing Star Theo
Byline: JOHN CROSS THEO WALCOTT believes the Becks factor can inspire England at the World Cup. David Beckham will not be in Fabio Capello's 23-man squad for South Africa because of his Achilles injury. But Beckham has been invited to South...
We Fear It Could Be Another Fred West; POLICE PLAN TO DIG UP GARDEN
Byline: JILLY BEATTIE RESIDENTS fear "another Fred West" after it emerged the police want to dig up a family home - to look for children's bodies. A senior officer is believed to be making an application to allow a team to excavate part of the...
Weller Still Has Got Style; Sixth Decades on and Paul Remains a Headline Choice
He may be in his sixth decade but Modfather Paul Weller has still got it. The Jam and Style Council legend has been the talk of festival circuit since he was announced as the headline act on this year's Sea Sessions bill. The extravaganza takes...