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 June 1, 2005

2 Irish Held on @332M Coke Boat; Europe's Police Hail Biggest Ever Haul
Byline: By JOANNE McELGUNN TWO Irishmen are at the centre of one of the biggest ever drugs hauls in Europe after Spanish police seized cocaine worth E332million. Dubliners Timothy Kieran O'Toole and James Carabini were arrested in the Costa del...
3am: FAB FIVE FURY; Spice Rage at Live8 Blunder
Byline: JESSICA CALLAN, EVA SIMPSON AND CAROLINE HEDLEY THE Spice Girls were left "furious and embarrassed" by bungling Live8 organisers last night. Just days ago, Bob Geldof and his team of aides were happy to confirm the rumour that Victoria...
Anrai O Potaire; Irish-Speaking Potter Hunt Casts Spell over Ulster
Byline: By JAKE MORRIS CHILDREN had a wizard time yesterday as the hunt for a Harry O'Potter star came to Northern Ireland. More than 50 youngsters auditioned to be the Gaelic-speaking Harry for the first translation of a Potter film into Irish....
AS CRAZY FROG HITS NO.1, GET READY FOR.. Stingtones
Byline: By DAMIEN FLETCHER THERE'S just no escape from the Crazy Frog. He hops through every ad break, ribbits from countless mob-iles and has even pipped Coldplay to No.1 in the charts. But there's more to him than his infuriating TV ads....
BARRED! an Innocent Error Can Get You Insurance Blacklisted
Byline: By JOHN HUSBAND MILLIONS of people have been blacklisted by insurance companies because of innocent mistakes or circumstances beyond their control. Some because they've forgotten about a past claim or because they suffer from angina or...
Being a Dad Has Made Me a Better Person. I Love the Cuddles; EXCLUSIVE: GLADIATOR RUSSELL CROWE FINDS HIS SOFTER SIDE
Byline: By JOHN HISCOCK HIS short temper and sharp tongue have landed him in bar-room brawls around the world. He has punched his way into trouble on three continents and everyone knows you don't tangle with Russell Crowe when he has a drink...
BERTIE: MY GIRLS ARE THE LOVES OF MY LIFE; Taoiseach Tells How He Cherishes Role as Proud Father
Byline: By JOANNE McELGUNN TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern yesterday revealed the big loves of his life - his two cherished daughters. He declared he would never put politics before Georgina, 25, and 23-year-old Cecelia - and added: "I'm massively proud...
COLLECT YOUR WINNINGS; What Are the Odds of You Having Some Valuable Racing Memorabilia Hidden Away? Get in the Attic and Find Out
Byline: By OLIVER SCOTT MILLIONS of us will be having our once-a-year flutter on the Derby this Saturday. But we might easily make more money by turning out the attic and looking for racing collectables. Even if you're not a fanatic yourself,...
Cricket: TON ARMY; ENGLAND V BANGLADESH, 2ND TEST, DURHAM, FRIDAY Beefy, Boycott, Stewart Gower and Athers Form Thorpe Guard of Honour
Byline: By MIKE WALTERS GRAHAM THORPE will go from doghouse to cat's whiskers in the space of a week when he joins England's 100 Club on Friday. Just days after he upset the England management by announcing his defection to New South Wales next...
Dear John
Do you need some good financial advice? Your Money's John Husband and his team can help. Q I'M divorced and retiring in three years. I paid National Insurance in my own name for only 11 years. How can I find out if my State Pension will benefit...
Death & Taxes; ONE IS CERTAIN.. THE OTHER WE CAN HELP YOU WITH
Byline: By JOHN HUSBAND WHEN death duties were brought in a hundred years ago, they were only ever meant to tax the super rich. But the endless rise in house prices means thousands of ordinary people face paying today's equivalent - inheritance...
Dr Miriam: I Fear Pain Will Ruin Our Sex Life; LETTER OF THE DAY
Byline: Miriam Stoppard I'M a 50-year-old man and have had arthritis since childhood. Recently I've formed a friendship with a beautiful woman new to my area. We are getting on famously as we seem to have a lot in common, including eating out...
E17 BRIAN FIGHTING FOR LIFE IN CRASH MYSTERY; 'Death Wish' Pop Star Hurt as He Reverses His Car at Speed
Byline: By ANDY LINES and ROBERT STANSFIELD POP star Brian Harvey was fighting for life last night after reversing his car at high speed in a bizarre crash. Police are investigating whether it was another suicide attempt by the troubled singer....
EWAN CHEEKY GUY; Curtain Up on New Show
Byline: By FRANK HURLEY IT'S showtime for Ewan McGregor as he makes his first live singing debut. He's on stage in a pounds 3million London production of Guys and Dolls. Fresh from his appearance in the latest Star Wars, McGregor will be treading...
FAST FOOD PAEDOPHILE JAILED FOR FIVE YEARS; Evil Lombard Abused Kids in Restaurants
Byline: By OLIVIA KELLEHER A PAEDOPHILE who preyed on young kids in the toilets of fast food restaurants was sent to prison for five years yesterday. Evil James Lombard even sexually assaulted a four-year-old boy in the street outside his own...
Football: Barca: We Do Want Henry
Byline: By DARREN LEWIS BARCELONA boss Frank Rijkaard last night admitted he wants Arsenal's Thierry Henry. Arsenal maintain they will not sell their 27-year-old prize asset, for whom they have already rejected a bid from Barca, but the Spanish...
Football: Charlton Set to Swoop for Cork's Doyle
Byline: Michael SCULLY THE CORK City board will today discuss an enquiry made by a Premiership club - believed to be Charlton Athletic - for striker Kevin Doyle. As revealed by Mirrorsport on Monday, Charlton boss Alan Curbishley is interested...
Football: Derek Would Be Daft to Quit Hibs; SCOTLAND V MOLDOVA, THREE DAYS TO GO RAINER WARNS NEW STAR
Byline: Michael BAILLIE RAINER Bonhof has told new Scotland striker Derek Riordan to think long and hard before leaving Hibs in the summer. Riordan has been placed on the Easter Road transfer list after he failed to agree terms on a new contract....
Football: Don't Panic Sven, I'll Be Real Fresh for World Cup; ENGLAND US TOUR Star Striker on Why He Is the Man for Germany 2006 SUB OR STARTER...OWEN IS STAYING SHARP IN MADRID
Byline: Martin LIPTON Chief Football Writer reports from New York MICHAEL OWEN claims his World Cup place will not be at risk even if he fails to make himself a Real Madrid first-choice next season. He returned to England colours against Colombia...
Football: Dundee Seek Lifeline over Kachloul Riddle
Byline: By TIM GORDON RELEGATED Dundee may be handed an SPL lifeline after it emerged that Livingston could be in trouble over the eligibility of Hassan Kachloul. Dunfermline have raised concerns with the SPL that the Morocco international may...
Football: ENGLAND US TOUR MIDGET TO A GIANT; History-Maker Owen Is Walking Tall and Leaving the Rest in Fear; Colombia 2 England 3 from the Giants Stadium, New Jersey
Byline: Martin Lipton THE LITTLE man walked tall in Giants Stadium last night as Michael Owen told the world that David Beckham is not the only English galactico. He had been condemned by Azerbaijan boss Carlos Alberto as a footballing midget...
Football: First Day in Paradise
Byline: By IAIN CAMPBELL GORDON STRACHAN has identified four key signing targets after taking over from Martin O'Neill at Celtic. The new Parkhead boss has made the quartet a priority after cross referencing his list of targets with the outgoing...
Football: GO FOUR IT GORD; O'Neill and Strach Agree on a Hitlist of Signings
Byline: By IAIN CAMPBELL GORDON Strachan has four key signing targets after taking over from Martin O'Neill at Celtic. The new boss has made the quartet a priority after cross referencing his list of targets with the outgoing Irishman. Permanent...
Football: I Could Have Taken Cash from 6 Other Clubs .. but Hoops Are Too Big a Name to Refuse; CELTS NEW ERA First Day in the Job for Man Chosen to Fill O'Neill's Shoes .. THIS TIME STRACHAN JUMPED AT HIS CHANCE
Byline: Iain CAMPBELL GORDON Strachan followed his heart when he took the high road back to Scotland after an exile lasting 21 years. The new Celtic manager turned down a number of job offers after taking a surprise sabbatical from Southampton...
Football: IT'S ECK OF A JOB; Gordon Ready for Duel with Old Team-Mate and Friend CELTS NEW ERA Strach Is under No Illusions after McLeish Chat
Byline: Michael BAILLIE GORDON Strachan sat in the manager's office at Murray Park chewing the fat with Alex McLeish on the unique pressures of being an Old Firm boss. Little did either of them know that just a few weeks later Strachan would...
Football: LAND OF THE THREE; Hat-Trick Owen Tells Sven: I'm England's No.1 US TOUR: COLOMBIA 2 ENGLAND 3
Byline: From MARTIN LIPTON, Chief Football Writer, in New Jersey MICHAEL Owen wrote himself into the list of England goalscoring legends last night in the unlikely setting of the New York Giants' home to send out a message of intent to Sven Goran...
Football: MATT'S YOUR LOT; WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN Rep. Ireland V Israel, 3 Days to; Gp 4 Crunch Family Life a Priority as Holland Mulls over His Future with Ireland
Byline: Garry Doyle AT some point in the next four days Brian Kerr will make his decision about Matt Holland. And at some point in the next 12 months, Holland will make his decision about Ireland. They may, by and large, be separate issues...
Football: MICHAEL IS A GIANT! ENGLAND US TOUR ENGLAND RATINGS Colombia England from the Giants Stadium, New Jersey History-Man Owen Sends a Message to Sven: I'm the Best Striker You Have Got
Byline: Martin Lipton IN NEW JERSEY THE LITTLE man walked tall in Giants Stadium last night as England signed off for the season with a win that laid down a challenge for next summer. Michael Owen had arrived in the Big Apple barely noticed by...
Football: New Boss Keeps Wit about Him
GORDON Strachan breezed into Celtic Park and immediately let fly with a volley of the kind of quips to the media that have become his trademark. Here's a selection of yesterday's quotes. On management: "It's not as cosmic as it's made out. If...
Football: Night Norman Got Shirty with German Legend; N.IRELAND V GERMANY; WHITESIDE'S RUM DEAL
Byline: Darren FULLERTON NORMAN Whiteside's green shirt - and his swashbuckling sweat - still hold a treasured place in a dark cabinet somewhere in deepest Bavaria. Legendary Germany and Bayern Munich striker Karl-Heinz Rummenigge may have plundered...
Football: Owen: I'll Peak for the Finals
Byline: From MARTIN LIPTON MICHAEL OWEN claims his World Cup finals place will not be at risk even if he fails to make himself a Real Madrid first-choice next season. He returned to England colours against Colombia knowing he remains Sven Goran...
Football: Owen's a True Giant with Big Winning Treble; Colombia 2 England 3
Byline: By MARTIN LIPTON MICHAEL Owen blasted in a hat-trick as England signed off for the season with a victory over Colombia at the Giants Stadium in New Jersey. The Real Madrid striker ended a fruitful campaign for club and country with three...
Football: PAT'S FURY AT 'SPECIAL' ATTENTION
Byline: By MICHAEL SCULLY PAT Fenlon believes he is being victimised in Jose Mourinho-like fashion by the eircom League - following the disclosure that his on-pitch RTE interview prior to Monday's Shels-Cork City game will be discussed by the League's...
FOOTBALL: Play-Off King Pardew Leads the Sack Race
Byline: By DARREN LEWIS WEST HAM fans turned out to celebrate their team's return to the Premiership last night - but the manager who got them there is already feeling the heat. Alan Pardew steered the Hammers back into the top-flight via the...
Football: Play-Off King Pardew Leads the Sack Race; EXCLUSIVE
Byline: By DARREN LEWIS WEST HAM fans turned out to celebrate their team's return to the Premiership last night - but the manager who got them there is already feeling the heat. Alan Pardew steered the Hammers back into the top-flight via the...
Football: Play-Off King Pardew Leads the Sack Race; IT'S A REAL COCKNEY KNEES-UP FOR HAPPY HAMMERS; HERO ALAN'S TOP OF CHOPS
Byline: By DARREN LEWIS WEST HAM fans turned out to celebrate their team's Premiership return last night - but their manager is already feeling the heat. Alan Pardew steered the Hammers back into the top-flight via the play-off final on Monday,...
Football: Rio: I'm on Chopping Board
Byline: By DAVID McDONNELL RIO FERDINAND last night claimed he has been given a month to decide his Manchester United future. Ferdinand has yet to agree a new pounds 100,000-a-week deal with United and has been told he must make his mind up by...
Football: SOUEY'S TOON COMMANDMENTS; EXCLUSIVE Thou Shalt Not Have Punch-Ups with Any Team-Mates Thou Shalt Not Row with the Manager and Call Him a Liar
Byline: By SIMON BIRD GRAEME SOUNESS will hit Newcastle players with a strict new rule book to ensure next season is not wrecked by indiscipline. The Toon boss and his chairman Freddy Shepherd will spell out what is expected of their stars in...
Football: SOUNESS KEEN TO HOLD ON TO JENAS
Byline: By SIMON BIRD NEWCASTLE boss Graeme Souness has warned potential suitors to England midfielder Jermaine Jenas they are wasting their time. The 22-year-old, who at one point captained the side in Alan Shearer's absence, is in America with...
Football Spy: Duo Czech out Deal for Smicer; EXCLUSIVE
Byline: By JOHN CROSS and DAVID ANDERSON CHARLTON and Birmingham are battling to sign Liverpool's European Cup Final hero Vladimir Smicer. Birmingham boss Steve Bruce has made a move for Smicer, 32, who scored in Liverpool's thrilling Champions...
Football: WE WANT HENRY; Barcelona Finally Admit Thierry Is Their No.1 Target
Byline: By DARREN LEWIS BARCELONA boss Frank Rijkaard last night admitted he wants Arsenal's Thierry Henry. The Gunners maintain they will not sell their 27-year-old prize asset, for whom they have already rejected a bid from Barca, but the Spanish...
GAA: Barry's Case for Defence
Byline: By ORLA BANNON DERRY goalkeeper Barry Gillis believes he will have one of the best defences in Ireland in front of him when the Oak Leafers tackle Monaghan on Sunday. Standing between the posts can be a lonely business - especially when...
GAA: Gallagher: Facing Dubs Is What It's All about; CHAMPIONSHIP 2005 Dublin V Meath, Croke, Sunday DAVID'S No1 AIM
Byline: Jackie CAHILL MEATH goalkeeper David Gallagher was raised on a staple diet of championship clashes against Dublin - and on Sunday he'll experience one of Gaelic Football's biggest matches for real. He has countless memories from the great...
GAA: WE BELIEVE; CHAMPIONSHIP 2005 Clare V Tipp, Gaelic Grounds, Sunday Hogan: Clare Are Favourites, but We Have No Doubts We WILL Win
Byline: By JACKIE CAHILL TIPPERARY boss Ken Hogan expects a typical "all-action" display from Clare in Sunday's Guinness Munster hurling semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds. Hogan expects the Banner men to hit hard and often early on but believes...
Get in There First; NEW IDEA FOR HOME HOPEFULS
Byline: By SIMON READ IT takes five years for first-time buyers to save the deposit for a home, a survey by National Savings today reveals. Runaway increases in house prices have left many with little hope of getting on the ladder. But the government...
GIRL, 9 STABS PAL TO DEATH; 11yr-Old Killed in Fight over Rubber Ball
Byline: By MIRROR REPORTER A girl aged just NINE has stabbed her best friend to death in a row over a toy ball. The girl, who has not been named, is said to have knifed 11-year-old Queen Washington in the chest after they fought over a pink rubber...
GORDON'S RECIPE FOR USA HELL; Chef Gives America a Blast
Byline: By KRISSY STORRAR SCOTS chef Gordon Ramsay brought terror to America with his new Hell's Kitchen. After just one evening with his 12 US contestants, there were already tears and foul language. The notorious cook called one of his new...
GUILTY; Baby Hoax Woman Admits Making False Calls to Gardai
Byline: By AZRA NAZEEM A WOMAN falsely claimed to gardai that she abandoned a newborn baby, a court heard yesterday. Anne Lynch, 37, also made numerous calls to gardai making fake reports about a murder, a shooting, a stabbing and fires. Lynch...
Hero Who Led Paper to Nixon
Byline: CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS FOR more than 30 years, one Washington parlour game has never lost its savour. Who was the man who stuck it to Richard Nixon? Who forced the first-ever Presidential resignation, by leaking deadly information to Woodward...
IAIN CAMPBELL: It's a Change of Direction. but Don't Expect a Major Detour off Route One
Byline: IAIN CAMPBELL GORDON Strachan may be a media darling but his arrival at Parkhead has hardly provoked scenes of euphoria among the Celtic fans. It's hardly surprising. Celts everywhere are still mourning the departure of the club's most...
I'M DEEP THROAT; FBI's Felt Is Watergate Whistleblower
Byline: By DON MACKAY THE Watergate whistleblower who toppled President Nixon has come out into the open at last and said: "I'm the guy they used to call Deep Throat." He is W. Mark Felt, the former deputy head of the FBI - now aged 91 and living...
IT ASDA BE YOU; Lover Tells Checkout Girl Sandra of Pounds 13M Lotto Win at Supermarket Till
Byline: By RICHARD SMITH A SUPERMARKET checkout girl and her factory worker partner were celebrating yesterday after scooping pounds 12.8million on the Lotto. Sandra Fosbrooke wept tears of joy as she recalled how lover Ken Henry told her the...
IT TO BE YOU; Lover Tells Checkout Girl Sandra of Pounds 12m Lotto Win at Supermarket Till
Byline: By JAMES TAIT A SUPERMARKET checkout girl and her factory worker partner were celebrating yesterday after scooping pounds 12.8million on the Lotto. Sandra Fosbrooke wept tears of joy as she recalled how lover Ken Henry told her the news...
Kevin Maguire: EU-Turn Is Hard to Swallow, Tony
Byline: Kevin Maguire AS he surveys the smouldering ruins of the European constitution, Tony Blair would be forgiven for reflecting upon better times. Today's widely anticipated Dutch "Nee", following last weekend's resounding French "Non", has...
LEAD THE WORLD; 100 Stars. 2bn Viewers. 1 Message. We Don't Want Your Money, We Want You
Byline: By CAMERON ROBERTSON BOB Geldof told yesterday of his dream that the Live 8 concerts would shame world leaders into banishing poverty. Unveiling five free gigs featuring a galaxy of stars, as well as plans for a million-strong march on...
MRS O'NEILL SPEAKS OUT: 'I Hope Martin Will Be Alright' Cancer Wife's Message of Love as Strachan Signs In
Byline: By NIGEL BALLANTINE and FRANK HURLEY MARTIN O'Neill's wife Geraldine last night spoke for the first time of her fears for her husband as he begins life outside football. The Celtic boss called time on his managership at Parkhead following...
OAP HOUSE OF HORROR: A FILTHY HELL HOLE; [macron]Tragic Patients Died within Weeks [macron]Some Were Left in Their Own Urine Others Had Bed Sores Size of Melons
Byline: By DAMIEN LANE GARDAI launched a criminal investigation yesterday into claims of appalling abuse at a 345,000-a-year private nursing home run by a millionaire tax cheat. Junior Health Minister Sean Power ordered gardai into House of Horrors...
OLIVER HOLT: Ricky Won't Just Be the Champ. He'll Be the People's Champ
Byline: OLIVER HOLT THE five flights of wooden stairs that lead up to the Betta Bodies gym in Denton, east Manchester, have got footprints worn into them from years of heavy treading. At the end of the gym, past the weightlifters and the iron-pumpers...
Ooh-Ooh Kevin, Look What I've Got for You; Mirrorman Joins Zoo Keeper in Hunt for Runaway Monkey
Byline: By STEWART MACLEAN THE Irish Mirror tried to solve the North's biggest mystery yesterday by leading the search for Belfast's missing monkey. I commanded a team of fully-equipped hunters as families across North Belfast kept watch for...
Raiders of the Lost Treasure. UNCOVER HIDDEN CASH
Byline: By SIMON READ THERE'S a pounds 20billion treasure chest hidden deep in the vaults of Britain's banks, building societies and insurers - and some of it could be yours. But claim it soon as the government is threatening give it all to charity....
Rugby Union: GAME OVER; Celtic League Collapses as Welsh Are Ejected and Accused of Disrespect WRU Chief Calls Decision 'Childish' Scotland and Ireland to Set Up New Cross-Border Competition
Byline: By GRANT ROBBINS THE troubled and sponsor-less Celtic League yesterday collapsed in ignominy after Wales' four regional sides were thrown out over their plans for an Anglo-Welsh Cup. Welsh representatives faced a acrimonious showdown...
Rugby Union: LIONS TOUR: THREE DAYS TO GO: Dris Glad to Avoid Trial by Tackle; SKIPPER: TEAM SPIRIT VITAL
Byline: By ALEX LOWE LIONS captain Brian O'Driscoll would hate to have to prove his Test credentials in a trial match against team-mates and close rivals. That is just what the All Blacks will be doing on Friday night in Napier when the Probables...
Rugby Union: WELSH HIT BACK IN CELTIC LEAGUE ROW
Byline: By PETER O'HEHIR THE Welsh Rugby Union have delivered a withering response to the decision by their Irish and Scottish counterparts to cancel the 2005-06 Celtic League season. The Celtic League Association announced the move yesterday...
SADDAM TRIAL IN '8 WEEKS' Iraq President's Surprise Claim
Byline: By MARK ELLIS, Foreign Editor SADDAM Hussein could stand trial for crimes against humanity within two months, Iraq's new president said yesterday. Jalal Tabbani, speaking in a US TV interview, said that the "the court of Iraq will decide...
STAR SLATER IN THE SLAMMER; Hollywood Bad Boy in 2am Arrest on Sex Charge
Byline: By FIONA CUMMINS BAD boy actor Christian Slater is led away in handcuffs yesterday after being arrested for allegedly groping a woman while drunk. Clearly furious, the star, who spent several hours in custody, raged: "This is bulls**t!...
Sue Carroll: Clean Up Reality TV for Sake of Our Kids
Byline: Sue Carroll DIPPING her toe in a sea of controversy, Jan Barlow, the chief executive of the Brook Advisory Centre, suggests that sexually graphic reality shows are hampering the drive against teenage pregnancy. Right on cue, members of...
SUPER HOLIDAY GADGETS! WIN WIN WIN WIN WIN WIN THEM ALL BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT in Assocation with Tvandhifi.Ie
WHETHER you're planning a trip abroad or just waiting for some garden sunbathing this summer - we've got the perfect holiday gadgets for you! We've teamed up with Philips and tvandhifi.ie - Ireland's biggest online electrical website - to give away...
The Big Stuff: That Crazy Frog Is Driving Me NUTS!
Byline: DONALD MACLEOD SWEETY Tweety, Crazy Frog, does anyone else lose the will to live every time one of these ads come on the TV or is it just me? Apparently not. And now it's even beaten bloody Coldplay to Number One. Irrespective of the...
The Poor Still Need Your Help to Thrive
Byline: ROS WYNNE-JONES THERE is a key difference between Live 8 and the historic Live Aid 20 years ago. And not just the news that the Quo haven't made this year's show. While the 1985 concert was about raising money for Africa's starving, Live...
THE SUMMER OF BRUV : 365 Dates in One Year for Lesley; EXCLUSIVE
Byline: By DANIEL BOFFEY ARROGANT Big Brother loudmouth Lesley Sanderson emailed all her friends and family a picture calendar of herself for Christmas. It shows the 19-year-old posing provocatively in a short see-through sequin dress with black...
THE SUMMER OF BRUV: MAKRAZY FOR SEX; EXCLUSIVE She Had to Leave Nurses Home after Noisy Nookie
Byline: By STEPHANIE BUSARI NURSE Makosi Musambasi is sex mad and was kicked out of student halls for her noisy bedroom antics, a friend revealed yesterday. The 24-year-old, who came clean in the house yesterday and admitted she'd lied to Big...
The Summer of Bruv: Pollymeter
Byline: POLLY HUDSON KEMAL TOP marks to Cleverclogs Kemal for mostly working out Makosi's secret mission, joining forces with her over Apron-gate and dancing with Mary wearing a red witch dress/white pants combo. Fabulous. MAKOSI NOW gleefully...
THE SUMMER OF BRUV: Sam Grabs Her Man for Snog
Byline: By NICOLA METHVEN HOUSEMATES Sam Heuston and Anthony Hutton had a booze-fuelled snog at 1am yesterday. Their lingering kiss came at the fancy-dress party for witch Mary O'Leary's birthday. While Maxwell, who has admitted to fancying...
The Summer of Bruv: SCARY MARY SECRET HEARTACHE; Dad Tells How Her Mother Died Just 6mths Ago
Byline: by FIONA WYNNE IRISH Big Brother hopeful "Scary" Mary O'Leary hides a secret heartache - her mother Bernadette died just six months ago. White witch Mary, 31, from Beaumont in Dublin, has been careful not to reveal any personal details....
Tommy's Girl; SSP HAS NEW MEMBER AS GAIL GIVES BIRTH
Byline: By MAGGIE BARRY NESTLED in her daddy's arms, the newest member of the Sheridan family is acting like a real pro. Right on cue, she hiccups. "And her heartbeat is so strong," says Tommy, militant firebrand and now officially big softie....
WHO'S THAT WITH KEV?! EXCLUSIVE OASIS Day 3... Being Their No 1 Fan Changed My Life
Byline: By NICK WEBSTER TO their millions of fans, Oasis are the greatest rock band in the world, their songs the soundtrack for a generation. But when Kevin McCarthy says the Mancunian group changed his life, he really means it. "I know it...
Widow of Smoker Alf Loses Fight for Compo; LUNG CANCER CASE FLOP
Byline: By KRISSY STORRAR THE widow of a heavy smoker who died of lung cancer lost her landmark battle for compensation from one of the world's biggest cigarette companies yesterday. Margaret McTear, 60, took on the might of Imperial Tobacco...
Win Return Tickets from Belfast to New York; Another Super Competition from Your N.ireland Mirror
WE'VE teamed up with Continental Airlines to offer TWO lucky readers the chance to win a pair of return tickets to New York, direct from Belfast! Continental Airlines, voted OAG Airline of the Year for the second consecutive year, is New York's...
Your Life: A Bikini Wax Ruined My SEX LIFE; WHEN ELEANOR THOMPSON, 33, POPPED INTO A BEAUTY SALON TO GET HER LEGS DONE SHE THOUGHT WAS IN SAFE HANDS.. BUT SHE WAS WRONG
Byline: BY HILARY FREEMAN IT WAS three days before my sister's wedding. She was getting married in Ireland and I was to be a bridesmaid. I was really excited as I prepared for it and made an appointment to have my bikini line waxed in my lunch break....
Your Life: JORDAN FEARS for My New BABY
Byline: BY SOPHIE TWEEDALE SHE has the scan which shows a perfect baby growing inside her. And she has the assurances of some of the world's finest doctors. But Jordan can't shake off fears plagued about the birth of her baby this month. Constantly...
YOUR LIFE: JORDAN FEARS for My New BABYBABY; EXCLUSIVE
Byline: BY SOPHIE TWEEDALE SHE has the scan which shows a perfect baby growing inside her. And she has the assurances of some of Britain's finest doctors. But Jordan can't shake off fears plagued about the birth of her baby this month. Constantly...
Your Life SHOPPING: HOW TO HAGGLE with Style; SAVVY SHOPPERS CAN GET A LOWER PRICE ON EVERYTHING FROM CARS TO CLOTHES - WITH A LITTLE KNOW-HOW
Byline: BY RACHEL MURPHEY BAGGING a bargain can be easier if you haggle - and it doesn't mean you have to barter like Del Boy in a Turkish bazaar. Follow our advice and negotiating a discount can make saving pounds a breeze... DO YOUR HOMEWORK...
Your Life: SHOPPING: HOW TO HAGGLE with Style; SAVVY SHOPPERS CAN GET A LOWER PRICE ON EVERYTHING FROM CARS TO CLOTHES - WITH A LITTLE KNOW-HOW
Byline: BY RACHEL MURPHEY BAGGING a bargain can be easier if you haggle - and it doesn't mean you have to barter like Del Boy in a Turkish bazaar. Follow our advice and negotiating a discount can make saving euro a breeze... DO YOUR HOMEWORK...
Your Life: SHOPPING: WISE WORDS ...ON BODY SHAPE
Angelina Jolie "Men don't like skinny. Ever since I dated a woman I know what it's like to grab a curve on a woman. Skinny's no good when the lights are low." Kate Winslet "Before I was a mother if I'd been photographed in a bikini I'd have...
Your Money: Shop Horror! SALES SLUMP A BLOW TO JOBS
Byline: EDITED by CLINTON MANNING SHOP sales are suffering their worst slump for 13 years, it was revealed yesterday. The CBI report also contained gloomy news on jobs, with more stores axing staff than at any time in the past decade. But...