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 23, 2002

Boxing: New Voice Packs Punch for Boxers; Barry McGuigan
TO borrow from astronaut Neil Armstrong, the launch of the British Boxers' Association yesterday was a huge step forward for fighters and a giant leap for the noble art. I have campaigned long and hard to establish an effective union to represent...
'BYERS RAILTRACK LIES' Claims He Misled MPs about Axing
TRANSPORT Secretary Stephen Byers faced new charges of lying to Parliament yesterday. Three members of the Paddington Survivors' Group said he told them on September 12 he was going to axe Railtrack, a month before it was announced. Ex-Chairman...
FANS MAY BE ARRESTED JUST FOR LOOKING ENGLISH; Tattoos and Beer Bellies Spell Big Trouble in Japan
Byline: JEREMY ARMSTRONG and PAUL BYRNE SOCCER fans could be arrested in Japan just for looking English, the police chief in charge of the anti-hooligan operation warned yesterday. Naked beer bellies and tattoos will set alarm bells ringing...
GIVE RTE THE CASH; by GAY BYRNE
VETERAN RTE star Gay Byrne yesterday backed demands for a hefty licence fee hike to save the troubled station. He told the Irish Mirror yesterday: "I absolutely believe the licence fee has to raised. "RTE does a fantastic job when you consider...
M Health: Meal Makeover
Most men could do with looking after their hearts better - but getting them to give up their favourite foods can be tricky. So we've produced a bloke-friendly meal makeover that includes steak, Pot Noodles and not too many obvious vegetables. Although...
M Health: Testicular Cancer: The Facts
-TESTICULAR cancer is still quite rare, with about 1,600 cases a year in the UK. Between the ages of 15 and 50, about one man in every 500 will develop the disease. -CASES have risen by 70 per cent in the past 20 years. The reason is not known,...
M Health: What's Up Doc?
DO you have a health question? Write to: Health Zone, The Mirror, 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AP or email healthzone@ mgn.co.uk (Sorry, but our experts cannot answer letters personally). Q I SUFFER from tinnitus. Can anything help?...
SUZY in the CITY: YESTERDAY'S CLOSING LONDON SHARE PRICES
FTSE 100 INDEXclosed down 45.3 at 5151.9FTSE YR HIGH= 5323.8 FTSE YR LOW= 5024.1 INTERNATIONAL STERLING SPOT RATES:pounds 1= $1.458 E1.574 EUR181.1FOR share prices call 0906 360 9300. At any point during the FTSE100 Index...
The Scurra
RAILWAYS are falling apart and the health service is in crisis, but at least Lembit Opik has his priorities in order. The Lib Dem MP is leading a crusade to make spaghetti pesto available in the Commons restaurant, I can report. In an Early Day...
WE'LL DIE FOR VICTORY; Pakistan Says It Is Ready to Hit Back with 'Full Force' Indian Premier Says 'It Is Now Time for Decisive Fight'
Byline: OONAGH BLACKMAN and MARK ELLIS INDIAN Premier Atal Behari Vajpayee warned troops it was time for battle yesterday as he fuelled fears of all-out war with Pakistan. Visiting the frontline on the Kashmir border, he told soldiers: "Let's...
WIN PlayStation 2console 2002 FIFA WORLD CUP
TO celebrate the release of FIFA World Cup 2002, the Irish Daily Mirror has got together with GAME to offer you the chance to win a copy of this fantastic game PLUS a Sony Playstation 2 console and additional console extras! Every day in the...
Win Your Own Harp Party
DO you want the chance to host your very own Harp party in one of Belfast best bars? The Daily Mirror has joined forces with Harp Lager to offer our readers the best party ever to celebrate the launch of the brand new Harp TV advertising campaign....
YOU MAY BE ARRESTED JUST FOR LOOKING ENGLISH; Cup Fans Told: Tattoos and Beer Bellies Spell Trouble
Byline: JEREMY ARMSTRONG and PAUL BYRNE SOCCER fans could be arrested in Japan just for looking English, the police chief in charge of Britain's anti-hooligan operation warned yesterday. Ron Hogg said he and his men flying out to the World...