The Mirror (London, England)

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Articles from May 10, 2007

18yrs for Danser Freezer Murder
Byline: By TOM WORDEN A MAN was jailed for 18 years last night for the murder of Irish gangster Michael "Danser" Ahern. But three Irishmen walked free despite being convicted of covering up the killing. Ahern, 38, was shot three times in the...
30 Amazing Uses for Everyday Items at Home (INCLUDING YOUR DAILY Mirror); YOU CAN DO WHAT WITH A BOTTLE OF BABY OIL?
Byline: By BETH NEIL FLIP-flops are for the beach, dental floss cleans your teeth and a brolly keeps off the rain. Wrong, wrong and wrong again. A new book, Extraordinary Uses For Ordinary Things, has identified more than 2,000 ways to save...
30 Amazing Uses for Everyday Items at Home (INCLUDING YOUR IRISH DAILY Mirror); YOU CAN DO WHAT WITH A BOTTLE OF BABY OIL?
Byline: By BETH NEIL FLIP-flops are for the beach, dental floss cleans your teeth and a brolly keeps off the rain. Wrong, wrong and wrong again. A new book, Extraordinary Uses For Ordinary Things, has identified more than 2,000 ways to save...
3AM: Dahm It ..He's Married! Kylie Snapped with Film Director on Sunshine Break
Byline: Eva Simpson & Caroline Hedley THESE are the pictures that will really set tongues wagging. Has Kylie Minogue taken leave of her senses and fallen for a married father-of-one whose wife is eight months pregnant? The unlucky-in-love...
BEST for Cancer Research WORST for New Treatment
Byline: By EMILY COOK BRITAIN spends more on cancer research than any other developed nation. But it is one of the worst countries for giving patients the latest life-saving drugs. As a result survival rates are still among the lowest in Europe,...
BIRDMAN OF PORTLAOISE; EXCLUSIVE John Gilligan Left in a Flap after Two BUDGIES Seized in Jail Cell Raids
Byline: by JIMMY CUNNINGHAM CRIMELORD John Gilligan was furious last night after his favourite budgie Monty was seized in a prison raid. The bird - one of two found in Portlaoise - is believed to be owned by garda killer Colm O'Shea and was adored...
Child Abuse; Ex-Td Slams Health Chiefs as Judge Says Miss D Can Go to UK for Abortion
Byline: SARAH JELLEMA A FORMER TD yesterday accused the HSE of child abuse after a 17-year-old won the right to travel to the UK for an abortion. The girl, known only as Miss D, won her High Court appeal to terminate the pregnancy. And ex-Fine...
COURT LIFTS ABORTION TRAVEL BAN ON MISS D; Girl, 17, Is Allowed to Leave Eire for UK Op
Byline: By EMILY COOK A TEENAGER won the legal right yesterday to travel to Britain from Ireland for an abortion. The 17-year-old is four months pregnant with a child that doctors say will not survive after birth. But she was barred from leaving...
COURT LIFTS ABORTION TRAVEL BAN ON MISS D; Irish Girl Is Allowed to Get Op in Britain
Byline: By EMILY COOK A TEENAGER won the legal right yesterday to travel to Britain from Ireland for an abortion. The 17-year-old is four months' pregnant with a child that doctors say will not survive after birth. But she was barred from...
Cricket: 284 REASONS WHY TRESCO IS A HUGE LOSS TO COUNTRY; COUNTDOWN TO FIRST TEST: ENGLAND V WEST INDIES, LORD'S NEXT THURSDAY
Byline: By LEE REYNOLDS MARCUS TRESCOTHICK smashed 284 for Somerset as he continued to show what England will be missing when they name their squad on Sunday to face West Indies. The opener believes he is still not ready for a return to the Test...
Cricket: I'd Love to Be Remembered for This ..and Not THIS; COUNTDOWN TO FIRST TEST: ENGLAND V WEST INDIES, LORD'S NEXT THURSDAY HARMISON PRAYS MATCH-WINNING FIGURES AND NOT THAT ASHES WIDE WILL BE HOW FANS TALK ABOUT HIM
Byline: Mike WALTERS STEVE HARMISON faces a nervous wait to find out whether he will win his 50th England cap at Lord's next week after admitting he left Australia "under a cloud" last winter. Lampooned for the wide which set a dismal tone for...
CUT OUR WAGES AND WE'LL UP OUR STRIKE; Nurses Warn Harney to Back off on Threats to Their Pay
Byline: By LYNN JOLLY NURSES yesterday threatened to escalate their EUR10million strike after being threatened with a pay cut. Midwives and nurses have been staging walkouts and work-to-rule action for five weeks in their fight for a 10 per cent...
Dear MIRIAM: I'm Second Best after Sex Fiasco; LETTER OF THE DAY
Byline: Dr MIRIAM STOPPARD Dear Miriam I HAVE been attracted to my sister's friend for as long as I can remember. We never got it together properly because usually we had other partners. We did have sex once but it was a disaster as I was drunk....
DISPATCHED; and Now, the End Is near. Blair Bashes Cameron in Commons
Byline: By OONAGH BLACKMAN Political Editor BATTLING Tony Blair proved on the eve of his resignation announcement that he has lost none of his bite - by savaging David Cameron yesterday in a vintage Commons performance. The smug Tory leader had...
DISPATCHED; Blair Bashes Cameron in Commons and Now, the End Is Near
Byline: By OONAGH BLACKMAN Political Editor BATTLING Tony Blair proved on the eve of his resignation announcement that he has lost none of his bite - by savaging David Cameron yesterday in a vintage Commons performance. The smug Tory leader had...
DOOLIN: I'VE NO REGRETS; Eircom Drogs Boss Happy to Give Players a Rest Setanta Final Is Our Priority
Byline: Garry DOYLE Chief Soccer Writer PAUL Doolin apologised to Shamrock Rovers yesterday - but was less contrite about his League Cup policy. While Drogheda were losing 3-0 to Rovers with a seriously depleted team in the League Cup second...
ENDA THE TIGER; MAY 24 GENERAL ELECTION BATTLE FOR POWER Cowen Warns Voters Not to Trust Opposition with Economy
Byline: By DECLAN FERRY FINANCE Minister Brian Cowen yesterday warned voters not to trust Fine Gael and Labour on jobs and the economy. He said his party's policies had created half a million jobs from foreign companies over the past 10 years...
Football: BERBA V BENNI; Tottenham V Blackburn Rovers, White Hart Lane, Tonight, 8pm Hughes Backs His Bargain McCarthy
Byline: By NEIL McLEMAN and ALAN NIXON MARK HUGHES reckons Benni McCarthy is worth more than Dimitar Berbatov - and claims the South African striker is the real signing of the season. The Blackburn boss thinks his pounds 2.5million forward is...
Football: BLUES DON'T FEEL THOMMO JITTERS; SETANTA CUP FINAL: LINFIELD V DROGHEDA U SATURDAY: KICK-OFF 5PM Pistol Pete: Winning 'Double' Has Eased Pressure
Byline: Darren FULLERTON LINFIELD won't be frozen by pressure when they step out against Drogheda United in Saturday's red hot Setanta Cup final at Windsor Park. So says striker Peter Thompson who believes winning the all-Ireland competition...
Football: Davies Can B Answer to Mac Prayer; ENGLAND PREPARE FOR QUALIFIERS
Byline: John CROSS BOLTON striker Kevin Davies will today be given an England call by Steve McClaren - and the chance to force his way into the Euro 2008 qualifying campaign. Davies, 30, will be named in the B squad to face Albania at Burnley's...
Football: HAUNTED; Lennon Counts Down to Final Farewell I Can't Look Back on Last Cup Win with Fondness Because It Was All about Mart's Sad Departure
Byline: By MICHAEL BAILLIE NEIL LENNON has revealed he did not enjoy Celtic's last Scottish Cup Final success as it marked the end of Martin O'Neill's glittering time with the club. But when the Celtic captain pulls on the green and white hoops...
Football: He Had Just Lost Three Loved Ones in Car Smash. No Wonder JC Found It Hard at Forest SAYS SCOTT GEMMILL; RANGERS REBUILD FOR TITLE ASSAULT: French Ace Signs
Byline: By KENNY ROSS JEAN-CLAUDE Darcheville was a tortured soul when he rolled up at the City Ground nine years ago, but Scot Gemmill reckons Rangers' latest signing is now the finished article. Gemmill shared a dressing room with Darcheville...
Football: HEROES TO ZERO-ZEROS; BARCLAYS PREMIERSHIP CHELSEA 0 MANCHESTER UTD 0 FROM STAMFORD BRIDGE No Goals and No Stars, but Wild Warm-Up Points to Real Wembley War
Byline: Martin Lipton CHIEF FOOTBALL WRITER AS A signal of where the FA Cup will end up, this was utterly pointless. Two under-strength teams, playing a game with nothing at stake, producing a game that had little to recommend itself. But...
Football: OUT WITH THE SLACKERS; Battle to Beat Relegation: Sheff Utd V Wigan, Sunday Whelan Orders Jewell to Axe Wigan Flops. Even If They Survive the Drop
Byline: David ANDERSON DAVE WHELAN claims there will be a clearout at Wigan this summer - even if they stay up. And he has dangled a pounds 20million carrot in front of boss Paul Jewell to fund this rebuilding work if he can avoid relegation....
Football: Terry Does the Honours and Hides the Pain; BARCLAYS PREMIERSHIP CHELSEA 0 MANCHESTER UTD 0 FROM STAMFORD BRIDGE
Byline: OLIVER HOLT CHIEF SPORTS WRITER JOHN TERRY did not flinch even though he would rather have been putting his head among the flying boots than doing this. He stared straight at the Manchester United side as they filed between the two lines...
Football: WARM-UP LETDOWN; BARCLAYS PREMIERSHIP CHELSEA 0 MANCHESTER UTD 0 FROM STAMFORD BRIDGE Seven Go in the Book as Wembley Rehearsal Turns Ugly
Byline: Martin Lipton CHIEF FOOTBALL WRITER WHEN even the reserves can't stand each other, you can only wonder what will go off at Wembley on Saturday week. Last night Jose Mourinho and Sir Alex Ferguson did all they could to take the passion...
Gaelic Football: CROKER STILL ON AGENDA
Byline: By ORLA BANNON TOP ULSTER Council officials hinted yesterday that the Ulster football final could return to Croke Park in the future. After three years of staging the showpiece decider outside the province at GAA headquarters, the final...
Gaelic Football: Prendergast: Don't Call Us Nearly Men; ALL-STAR REVEALS TEAM'S MOTIVATION DEISE ARE READY TO ROLL
Byline: Michael SCULLY Chief Sports Writer SEAMUS Prendergast last night revealed the motivation at the heart of Waterford's bid to land the McCarthy Cup - the desire not to be labelled 'nearly men'. Having just landed the county's first National...
Gaelic Football: STAYING PUT; GAA: Oak Leaf Ace Awaits His Fate Crozier: Paddy Is Going Nowhere
Byline: By ORLA BANNON PADDY Bradley will pledge his summer to Derry even if he doesn't get a 12-week ban rescinded, according to Oak Leaf boss Paddy Crozier. There had been speculation the county's star forward would spend the summer in America...
Healey: I'm Up for England
Byline: By ALEX SPINK AUSTIN HEALEY last night offered to come out of retirement to ease England's scrum-half injury problems ahead of the World Cup. The Leicester Lip said he would "run the idea past Brian Ashton" after first choice No.9 Harry...
HELP TRACK DOWN PARK RAPIST; Family Plea after Girl, 13, Attacked
Byline: By MAURICE FITZMAURICE A GIRL of 13 was savagely raped in a forest park, it has been revealed. The child's family have called for people to help them find the man behind the sick attack on the outskirts of West Belfast. Her brother,...
HOOPS PHYSIO IN 'BAN' RIDDLE; EXCLUSIVE Backroom Ace Tim in Parkhead Shock
Byline: By MAGGIE BARRY CELTIC have suspended their first team physio pending an internal club investigation, it emerged last night. Mystery surrounds the reasons behind the enforced absence of Tim Williamson, a key figure in the dressing room...
HOTEL Colditz; EXCLUSIVE 62 Years on, the Most Notorious PoW Camp Gets a Facelift. Welcome To
Byline: By PAUL BYRNE THE walls have been given a lick of white paint to disguise the bleak grey facade that once greeted the heroic men who had caused the Nazis so much grief. And the shiver that ran down my spine when entering Colditz so many...
If You Are a Hurling Man You Will Sort out This Crisis; McINTYRE CALLS FOR BRENNAN TO ACT
Byline: Pat NOLAN OFFALY manager John McIntyre has called on GAA president to Nickey Brennan to prove his credentials as a true hurling man before the game in the county is buried without a trace. McIntyre's side lost a relegation play-off to...
I LEAKED SECRETS TO PROVE DUBYA WAS A MADMAN; No 10 Aide Tried to Reveal 'Abhorrent' Iraq Comment
Byline: By ADRIAN SHAW A TOP civil servant leaked a secret document about a meeting between George Bush and Tony Blair to expose the president as a "madman", a court heard. David Keogh, a communications officer at the Cabinet Office, "acted out...
I LEAKED SECRETS TO PROVE DUBYA WAS A MADMAN; No10 Aide Tried to Reveal 'Abhorrent' Iraq Comment
Byline: By ADRIAN SHAW A TOP civil servant leaked a highly secret document about a meeting between George Bush and Tony Blair to expose the president as a "madman", a court heard yesterday. David Keogh, a communications officer at the Cabinet...
'I'm Hoping Ian Paisley Comes Round for Tea' EXCLUSIVE EX-MAYOR'S BOYNE BATTLE INVITE
Byline: By PAT FLANAGAN A FORMER mayor is hoping Ian Paisley will drop in to see him when he visits the Battle of the Boyne site tomorrow - 20 years after he first invited him. Frank Godfrey now wants "Big Ian" to have a cup of tea at his cottage...
Intolerance Is the Real Enemy Within
Byline: Brian READE MY nan claimed to have witnessed the 1916 Easter Rising through the wheels of a fruit cart in Dublin's O'Connell Street. And as a gullible kid I believed her - until she also claimed to have seen half a dozen Black and Tans...
Investigate: Concrete Evidence
Byline: Penman & Sommerlad IF a job's worth doing, it's worth not getting Mike Haslam to do it. Kerry and David Moss discovered that the hard way after they asked this cowboy to build a new conservatory. "We chose Haslam because he gave...
It's Just Ass You like It, Elt
Byline: By TOM WORDEN SIR Elton John has demanded asses' milk for his backstage rider at a concert in Spain. The flamboyant pop star has also requested wild boar to be served in four carpeted dressing rooms for him and his band. Sir Elton,...
'It Will Be for the Irish People to Judge Whether They Are Satisfied with the Responses Bertie Gives' - MICHAEL McDOWELL YESTERDAY; MAY 24 GENERAL ELECTION BATTLE FOR POWER
Byline: By DECLAN FERRY TANAISTE Michael McDowell refused to back the Taoiseach yesterday and said the public will judge Bertie Ahern when he explains his financial dealings to them. The Progressive Democrats leader made his comments despite...
JAIL BREAKER; New Justice Chief in Bid to Cut Prison Time and Empty Britain's Overcrowded Cells
Byline: By BOB ROBERTS Deputy Political Editor THE head of the new Ministry of Justice yesterday revealed plans to shorten jail terms - on his FIRST DAY in the job. Hoping to tackle an overcrowding crisis that has reached an all-time high of...
KFC YOU INN COURT; Fast Food Giant Launches Legal Action over Pub's Festive Menu
Byline: By JAN DISLEY EACH year remote country pub The Tan Hill Inn serves up its traditional "Family Feast" for loyal customers on Christmas Day... but not for much longer if US fast food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken has its way. KFC claims...
KINKY KONG; Moviegoer Groped in Film about Giant Ape
Byline: By MARK SMITH A TERRIFIED film fan fled a theatre after a "gorilla man" rubbed her leg and made ape noises during a screening of King Kong. Gemma Smart had gone to watch the blockbuster with her sister-in-law and sat next to dad-of-two...
Mirror WORKS: I've Created a Monster (or Two); CLIFF'S HOBBY IS MOVIE MAGIC
Byline: EDITED BY TRICIA PHILLIPS WHEN Cliff Wallace was a kid he spent hours in his bedroom making ghouls and monsters - the more grotesque the better. It's no surprise then that he now makes his living doing special makeup effects for film...
Mirror WORKS: JOB WATCH; OUR WEEKLY ROUND-UP OF VACANCIES NATIONWIDE
Byline: EDITED BY TRICIA PHILLIPS THE spring 2007 National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition, at the NEC in Birmingham tomorrow and Saturday, May 11 and 12, is open to anyone interested in a career in these fields Its 40 exhibitors...
Mirror WORKS: Scientific MISSION; Teachers Go Back to Klass
SCIENCE teachers have come up with a winning formula to attract more women to the profession. Glamorous and multi-talented Myleene Klass is to be the poster girl for a national recruitment drive. "Science is not the grey, boring subject that...
Motor Racing: Bubbly, Bubbly Everywhere but Not a Drop to Drink. Yet! Mirror Sport ON BRITISH F1 SENSATION LEWIS HAMILTON WON'T TASTE PODIUM CHAMPAGNE UNTIL HE'S A WINNER
Byline: Byron YOUNG reports from Barcelona LEWIS HAMILTON has vowed not to drink champagne until he wins his first Grand Prix. The 22-year-old toast of Formula 1 has been awash with bubbly since his stunning debut in Melbourne in March. The...
Motor Racing: Bubbly, Bubbly Everywhere but Not a Drop to Drink. Yet! Mirror Sport ON NEW F1 SENSATION LEWIS HAMILTON WON'T TASTE PODIUM CHAMPAGNE UNTIL HE'S A WINNER
Byline: Byron YOUNG reports from Barcelona LEWIS HAMILTON has vowed not to drink champagne until he wins his first Grand Prix. The 22-year-old toast of Formula 1 has been awash with bubbly since his stunning debut in Melbourne in March. The...
My Kids Stopped Me from Killing Myself When My Marriage to Brian Fell Apart; KERRY SUICIDE SHOCK
Byline: By PAUL MARTIN Ireland's No1 showbiz writer KERRY Katona has revealed how her children saved her from suicide after she split from ex-Westlife star Brian McFadden. The troubled star confessed she thought about killing herself when their...
PLAY XYLOPHONE AS WE HAVE SEX; TEACHER TO GIRL, 15: Court Hears of 1yr Affair
Byline: By ROD CHAYTOR A TEACHER persuaded a 15-year-old girl to perform sex acts on him while she practised the xylophone at school, a court was told yesterday. Science teacher Michael Taylor used a "secret knock" to be let into the music room...
PLAY XYLOPHONE AS WE HAVE SEX; TEACHER TO GIRL, 15: Court Hears of 1 Yr Affair
Byline: By ROD CHAYTOR A TEACHER persuaded a 15-year-old girl to perform sex acts on him while she played the xylophone at school, a court was told yesterday. Science teacher Michael Taylor used a "secret knock" to be let into the music room...
Pounds 200 A DAY FOR TRUCKS TO DRIVE INTO LONDON; Ken Targets Biggest Polluters
Byline: By GARY ANDERSON LORRIES, buses and coaches failing to meet new emission targets will soon have to pay pounds 200 a day to enter London. As up to half a million motorists in London and the South East were stuck in gridlock caused by a...
Pounds 2,500 FOR AN FA CUP TICKET; FINAL FURY AT ONLINE RIP-OFF
Byline: By SHEKHAR BHATIA TOUTS are flogging pounds 95 FA Cup Final tickets for a staggering pounds 2,500 - to the fury of loyal fans. Thousands who missed out on tickets through official channels flooded websites and radio stations yesterday...
Pounds 2,500 FOR AN FA CUP TICKET; FINAL FURY AT ONLINE RIP-OFF TOUT OF ORDER VIP Seats Pounds 2,500 Man Utd End Pounds 1,450 Chelsea End Pounds 1,350
Byline: By SHEKHAR BHATIA TOUTS are flogging pounds 95 FA Cup Final tickets for a staggering pounds 2,500 - to the fury of loyal fans. Thousands who missed out on tickets through official channels flooded websites and radio stations yesterday...
RESULT!: Fergie's Going to Splash the Cash; IN ASSOCIATION WITH Betfair.Com
Byline: DEREK McGOVERN SIR ALEX FERGUSON says he has identified three targets this summer. Assuming it's players and not bottles of wine he's after, a major Old Trafford spending spree is on the cards. Ladbrokes make Chelsea the 8-13 favourites...
Rover and Rout; Exclusive
Byline: By PAT FLANAGAN DOZY bookies were stung for more than EUR150,000 after being fleeced by the biggest betting coup to hit Irish soccer. One leading bookmaker paid out at least EUR100,000 after fans backed unfancied Shamrock Rovers to beat...
Saving Private Ryan Star Is 'Caught with Crystal Meth'
Byline: By RYAN PARRY, US Correspondent TROUBLED Hollywood actor Tom Sizemore has been arrested again after police allegedly found him taking crystal meth. The 45-year-old, who has a history of drug abuse, was held after he and actor Jason Salcedo...
Scor to Settle
Byline: By PETER O'HEHIR AIDAN O'Brien's classic-winning five-year-old Scorpion is set to make his seasonal debut in the Blue Square Ormonde Stakes at Chester tomorrow. Winner of the 2005 English St Leger, Scorpion raced only three times last...
SOW LONG ADAM.. THE APPRENTICE EXCLUSIVE Seed Task Saw Him in the Hot Seat Once Again. He Had to Go
Byline: By SIR ALAN SUGAR THIS week's task was one of my favourites - simple and with many elements which secretly tested the candidates' abilities. I sent them out with a list of 10 items they had to buy below the guide price. The rules were...
TEACHER TO GIRL, 15: PLAY XYLOPHONE AS WE HAVE SEX; Court Hears of 1yr Affair
Byline: By ROD CHAYTOR A TEACHER persuaded a 15-year-old girl to perform sex acts on him while she practised the xylophone at school, a court was told yesterday. Science teacher Michael Taylor used a "secret knock" to be let into the music room...
TERROR COPS SEIZE WIDOW OF 7/7 BOMBER; Atrocity Ringleader's Wife and Brother among Four Held
Byline: By LUCY THORNTON and JEFF EDWARDS THE widow of 7/7 suicide bomber Mohammed Sidique Khan was arrested yesterday. Hasina Patel, 29, was said to be "quiet and calm" when anti-terror officers arrived at her home. Her brother, Ashad, 30, was...
The British Mother of Five Set to Be the First Lady of France; HUSBAND TIPPED AS NEW PREMIER
Byline: By RICHARD SMITH A BRITISH mother-of-five will become the first lady of France if her husband is named as the next prime minister. Penelope Clarke, 51, is married to Francois Fillon, widely expected to be chosen by president-elect Nicolas...
The Welsh Mother of Five Set to Be the First Lady of France; HUSBAND TIPPED AS NEW PREMIER
Byline: By RICHARD SMITH A WELSH mother-of-five will become the first lady of France if her husband is named as the next prime minister. Penelope Clarke, 51, is married to Francois Fillon, widely expected to be chosen by president-elect Nicolas...
'They Are Such Caring Parents. They Felt That the Children Were Safe' - KIDNAP TOT'S GRAN YESTERDAY; THE HUNT FOR MADELEINE
Byline: VANESSA ALLEN and MARTIN FRICKER in Praia da Luz ANGRY relatives yesterday defended distraught mum Kate McCann against growing criticism over the kidnapping of her three-year-old daughter Madeleine. They are horrified by suggestions that...
'They Are Such Caring Parents. They Felt That the Children Were Safe' KIDNAP TOT'S GRAN YESTERDAY; THE HUNT FOR MADELEINE
Byline: VANESSA ALLEN and MARTIN FRICKER in Praia da Luz ANGRY relatives yesterday defended distraught mum Kate McCann against growing criticism over the kidnapping of her three-year-old daughter Madeleine. They are horrified by suggestions that...
TRIBUTES TO MOTHER OF IRA DISAPPEARED; Son Vows to Continue Her Battle
Byline: By DERIC HENDERSON and MAURICE FITZMAURICE THE mother of an IRA murder victim whose body was never found died yesterday. Columba McVeigh, 17, was abducted in Dublin, murdered and secretly buried by the IRA in 1975. His 82-year-old...
We Had a Great Scare. but Lily Rose Made Us Feel Okay Even Though She Was Very Unwell. She Was Super-Strong; EXCLUSIVE JOHNNY DEPP ON DAUGHTER'S BRUSH WITH DEATH
Byline: By JOHN HISCOCK PIRATES of the Caribbean star Johnny Depp has spoken for the first time about his young daughter's terrifying life-threatening illness. In an emotional interview with the Daily Mirror - first to report on the seven-year-old's...
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YES MINISTERS; It's a Busy First Day at Work as Leaders Relish New Jobs
Byline: By ANDREW GREGORY DYNAMIC duo Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness knuckled down to business yesterday - just 24 hours after devolution day. The pomp of Tuesday's historic day over, the First Minister and Deputy First Minister rolled up...
Your LIFE: Did That Glass of Wine. Harm Your Baby? KIDS MOST PREGNANT WOMEN HAPPILY HAVE THE ODD GLASS OF WINE. BUT WHILE LIVING IN AMERICA, MUM-TO-BE TANITH CAREY HAD AN EXPERIENCE THAT MADE HER RETHINK HER RELAXED ATTITUDE TO DRINKING
Byline: TANITH CAREY IT was the end of a long day hauling my heavily-pregnant tummy around the streets of New York, and I was looking forward to a quiet dinner out and a glass of wine. The waitress at the restaurant had already taken our drinks...
Your LIFE: Dr Miriam Gets to the Heart of. ...GENDER SELECTION; WELL-BEING
Byline: Dr Miriam LAST week on The Wright Stuff, Matthew asked me if I was in favour of a gender test that could tell couples whether their unborn baby was a boy or a girl. I'm not. Most of the letters I receive here at the Daily Mirror on...
Your LIFE: Essential Skills Every Girl Should Master; WELL-BEING Why Should You Pay for Hair You Don't Like?
Byline: BY JENNY STALLARD WHEN it comes to tricky situations we can all be guilty of backing down or giving up too easily. Sometimes it feels easier not to complain, even when your hairdresser just made you look like a seagull has been nesting...
Your LIFE: How to Solve a Midlife Cash Crisis; OLDER PEOPLE ARE GETTING INTO DEBT AT A FASTER RATE THAN EVER BEFORE. SO TAKE ACTION BEFORE YOUR MONEY PROBLEMS GET OUT OF HAND
Byline: BY CHRISTINE MORGAN MOST of us hope that when we reach 50 we'll be in the money. The kids will be off our hands, the mortgage will be paid and we'll have a decent pension. But unfortunately, that's often not the case and a growing number...
Your LIFE: Inches from Death; SAT NAV LEFT PAULA TRAPPED ON TRACKS AS TRAIN LOOMED
Byline: SHERYL PLANT PAULA Ceely thought the two-hour drive to her boyfriend's house would be simple. But, relying solely on sat nav, she found herself stranded on a railway line with a train bearing down on her. Here, student Paula, 20, from Redditch,...
Your LIFE: My Baby's Rubbing His Itching Eye; KIDS Each Week I Answer Your Parenting Problems
Byline: COLEEN NOLAN MY 14-month-old son Thomas has just been diagnosed with conjunctivitis. He keeps rubbing his eye, which is only making it worse. Do you have any advice on how I can teach him to stop? I've tried saying "Stop that" each time...