Daily Post (Liverpool, England)

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Articles from January 30, 2003

A Degree of Uncertainty; Today's Students Face Debts of Pounds 21,000 for a Typical Three Year Degree Course. Six Successful and Well-Known Graduates Consider Whether They Would Do It All Again
Byline: Hugo Duncan, Abigail Hughes, Ian Parri and Alun Prichard Gareth Gwenlan Comedy producer GARETH Gwenlan, 66, is best known as the producer of BBC comedy, Only Fools and Horses. His latest series, Lucky Bag hits BBC Wales in March. He studied...
Airbus on Target -as Long as War Is Averted
Byline: David Jones AIRBUS is sticking by its target of delivering 3 00 planes this year but is warning that it may have to revise the figure downwards if the West goes to war with Iraq. Both the European commercial aircraft maker and its American...
Anthony, 11, Stars with the Big Guns; Schoolboy Lines Up with Beckham in TV Ads
Byline: Andy Kelly SCHOOLBOY Anthony Borrows is to share the screen with David Beckham and a host of famous footballers in the year's hottest series of TV adverts. The 11-year-old from West Derby in Liverpool stars in one of a number of Pepsi...
Arts Diary: Four-Legged Star Treads the Boards in Empire Operas
Byline: Philip Key `YOU know me, I like to do something a little bit different,'' says opera and ballet producer Ellen Kent. It's the reason why yesterday an eight-year-old Spanish horse named Todo got to tread the boards at Liverpool's Empire Theatre....
Babies Nightmare Mum Walks Free
Byline: Cathy Gordon SOLICITOR Sally Clark was yesterday dramatically freed from life imprisonment for the murders of her two baby sons and spoke emotionally of her love for her family. After three senior judges at the Court of Appeal in London...
Badminton: KELLY SHUTTLES UP NORTH
Byline: MARK CURRIE COMMONWEALTH Games gold medallist Kelly Morgan bids for her 12th consecutive Welsh women's singles title at the national badminton championships being staged in Wrexham this weekend. The 27-year old, from Tonteg, heads a strong...
BAE Set to Win Carriers Contract
Byline: Tariq Tahir A MULTI-BILLION pound defence contract, which will help decide the future of UK manufacturing, is today expected to be won by a British firm, with some of the work going to its French rival. The Government is set to end weeks...
Banned Customer in Assault on Landlady
A NORTH Wales man who admitted assaulting a woman pub licensee has been banned from the premises for the next year under a special exclusion order. Defendant Conrad Davies told Flintshire magistrates that since the incident at the Boar's Head in...
Battler Ben Takes on the Ice Warrior; Cancer Survivor Set for World Record Expedition to the Arctic
Byline: Kirsti Adair A LIVERPOOL university lecturer who has twice battled cancer is setting off on a world record endurance expedition to the Arctic. Dr Ben Edwards, 30, answered a newspaper advert to join explorer Jim McNeill, 42, to reach...
Cricket: England Face Tough Job to Move Match; Security Is Sole Issue for ICC
Byline: MARTYN ZIEGLER ENGLISH cricket chief David Morgan faces an uphill battle to persuade fellow members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) board to move England's World Cup match against Zimbabwe next month. The 10 board members of...
Cycling: Wales Gearing Up for Bright Future; Pounds 7.5million Velodrome Boost for Top Cyclists
Byline: Cycling by MARK CURRIE A NEW v elodrome in South Wales -only the second indoor facility of its kind in the UK -will help to provide more training opportunities for leading cyclists throughout the country, according to Bill Owen, chairman...
Do You Want to Know the Future?; as This Weekend Welcomes the Chinese New Year of the Goat, Penny Fray Looks at the World of the Horoscope Addict
Byline: Penny Fray FOR some people, particularly the Chinese, horoscopes are more than just a pastime -they are a way of life. Horoscopes of new-born babies are cast as a matter of course and some traditional marriages are only contracted if...
DP Appointments: Lawyer Likes Sound of Music; My First Step to Success Francis McEntegart -- Music Lawyer
Byline: Mark Hookham FRANCIS McEntegart's career in the music and entertainment industry started as a teenage cabaret performer touring the North West's Labour clubs and bingo halls. The 17-year-old from Norris Green in Liverpool, sang, played...
DP Arts: A Brief History of Art; Lew Baxter Meets the Man Behind the Tate's Biggest Exhibition to Date, Which Chronicles the 20th Century
Byline: Lew Baxter AFTER only joining Tate Liverpool as head of exhibitions six months ago, Simon Groom never really expected to find himself embroiled in the euphoria evinced by the city capturing that coveted European Capital of Culture crown....
DP Arts: Alice's Wonderland; out to Shock? Alice Cooper Has Been There and Done That. Here He Talks Music and Golf with Peter Elson
Byline: Peter Elson IT DOESN'T take Alice Cooper, whose outrageous rock concerts 30 years ago caused a tidal wave of horrified astonishment, long to answer my question. HadCooper never thought of any other career? A dentist or lawyer, perhaps?...
DP Arts: A Sound Reason for Travelling
RECENTLY I just missed hearing concerts by theChester St CeciliaSingers. They had been singing in Budapest a few days beforeI arrived therein ablistering heatwave, with temperatures over 90 degrees. But if I missed out on them I did unexpectedly meet...
DP Arts: A Sound Reason for Travelling; CLASSICAL
Byline: Peter SPAULL RECENTLY I just missed hearing concerts by theChester St CeciliaSingers. They had been singing in Budapest a few days beforeI arrived therein ablistering heatwave, with temperatures over 90 degrees. But if I missed out on them...
DP Arts: At the Movies: Fasten Your Seat Belt and Enjoy the Cars; 2 Fast 2 Furious (12A,108mins)Action.Paul Walker,Tyrese,Cole Hauser,Eva Mendes,Ludacris,James Remar,Ja Rule. Rating: *** BASIC (15,98Mins) Thriller. John Travolta,Connie Nielsen,Samuel L Jackson,Brian Van Holt,Timothy Daly,Giovanni Ribisi, Taye Diggs, Roselyn Sanchez,Harry Connick Jr. Rating: **
Byline: Damon Smith FOLLOWING a disastrous undercover sting operation, former FBI hotshot Brian O'Connor (Walker) moves to Miami, where he reinvents himself as one of the hottest drivers on the East Coast street-racing circuit. When the local...
DP Arts: Odd Rumours Follow the Band in White; ROCK MUSIC
Byline: Chris BROWN THERE are,at times, some very random pieces of gossip that fly around. This week's involves that strange 24-piece from Texas, The Polyphonic Spree. The band,known very much for the fact that there are so many of them and they...
DP Arts: Phil Strikes the Right Chord with Birthday Concert; Celebrated Conductor Libor Pesek Returns to the Philharmonic to Conduct His Own 70th Birthday Celebration. Lew Baxter Reports
Byline: Lew Baxter THERE will no doubt be a clashing of symbols and much bowing and scraping in all its forms tomorrow when the massed ranks of Liverpool's illustrious Philharmonic Orchestra raise their bows to pay a 70th birthday tribute to their...
End of a Living Hell, Sobs Mum; Cleared of Killing Sons after Three Years in Jail
Byline: Sarah Chapman BATTLING Cheshire solicitor Sally Clark was yesterday cleared of murdering her two babies after more than three years behind bars. Three Appeal Court judges freed her from jail, ruling that her convictions were unsafe because...
Exiled from City He Loves -at 80; Elderly Face Care Crisis after 117 Merseyside Homes Close in Past Year
Byline: Jane Woodhead WAR veteran John Utley never thought he would live to see the day when he would be exiled from his native city. The care home where he has spent the last 20 years is closing down and, after a lifetime in Liverpool, the 80-year-old...
Family's Fight for Freedom
DURING the three years Sally Clark spent in prison for crimes she never committed, her family fought long and hard for her freedom. Yesterday, as her convictions for murder were overturned, she paid tribute to their support. Her husband, Stephen,...
Fast Track to Prosecution; Pilot Scheme Targets Truants' Parents
Byline: Laura Davis MORE than 50 parents could be prosecuted on the same day for failing to send their children to school. A national pilot scheme, launched in Liverpool, is the first of its kind to target a specific community with fast-track...
Football: BLUES CALL OFF HEALY HUNT
Byline: ANDY HUNTER EVERTON have shelved their interest in Celtic's Colin Healy after refusing to be dragged into an auction for the Republic of Ireland international. Earlier this month the Scottish champions rejected a pounds 150,000 offer...
Football: Electric Emile Spares Reds
Byline: ANDY HUNTER at Anfield LIVERPOOL ..... 2 (Riise 52, Heskey 90) ARSENAL ...... 2 (Pires 9, Bergkamp 63) LIVERPOOL (4-4-2): Dudek; Carragher, Henchoz, Hyypia, Riise; Diouf (Baros 82), Murphy (Diao 80), Gerrard, Cheyrou (Smicer 69); Heskey,...
Football: FA INVESTIGATE ANFIELD SPIT ROW
Byline: JAMES VAN WIJK The Football Association have written to Sheffield United manager Neil Warnock and Stephane Henchoz in the wake of spitting allegations made against the Liverpool defender. Warnock had to be restrained following his side's...
Football: Keeper Safely through Test; Whitfield on Mend
Byline: MARK CURRIE GOALKEEPER Paul Whitfield played for the first time in five weeks as a young Wrexham line-up lost 3-0 at Doncaster Rovers yesterday in their Avon Insurance League first division clash. The Welsh U21 keeper, who will be on...
Football: Len Capeling Column: Gunners Spiked by Brave-Hearted Red; Unlikely Anfield Stalemate Leaves United Boss Smiling
Byline: Len Capeling IF a fighting heart counts for anything, then Liverpool will battle their way back into the Champions League places. If sheer class counts for anything, then Arsenal will hang on to their championship crown with miles to...
Football: Magic of Cup Is Still Alive and Kicking
Byline: David Mullahey CONTRARY to popular belief, many of the great traditions of the FA Cup live on. True, the final now takes place in Cardiff, matches routinely kick off at 6pm on Sunday and these days even BBC broadcasters don't dare mention...
Football: Robbie's the Maine Man for Keegan; Fowler Signs for City at Last
Byline: SIMON STONE ROBBIE FOWLER will sign a three-and-a-half year contract with Manchester City this morning. The 27-year-old exLiverpool striker has performed a U-turn and agreed to join Kevin Keegan's Premiership side from Leeds United. ...
Football: Rovers Break Down BA Rriers; Resolve Brings Mathias Travel Tonic
Byline: NICK HILTON MANAGER Ray Mathias is becoming ever more optimistic about Tranmere's ability to sustain a promotion challenge in Division Two as they dismantle the psychological barriers that checked their progress earlier in the campaign....
Football: Samuel: I Could Be a Blues Star
Byline: ALISTAIR GRANT COLLIN SAMUEL, the Caribbean sprint king who has taken Scottish football by storm, yesterday delivered his verdict on a move to Everton and declared: ``I'd be totally confident of making an impression.'' The 21-year-old...
Football: SAVIOUR; LIVERPOOL .........2 ARSENAL ..........2
Byline: IAN DOYLE GERARD HOULLIER praised his players as he dismissed the row over Liverpool's controversial last-minute equaliser against Arsenal last night. The Reds twice fought from behind to seal a point against the champions in a thrilling...
Football: Vaughan Vows to Stay at Prenton
Byline: NEIL TURNER TRANMERE ROVERS will stay at Prenton Park if the proposed multimillion pound buy-out bid by Vaughan Promotions goes ahead, it was revealed last night. The change of heart by Vaughan Promotions' directors came about at a meeting...
FTSE Fights Back after Frantic Start
Byline: Steve Hawkes BARGAIN hunters helped pulled the fragile FTSE 100 Index off its knees yesterday in a dramatic fight back in the City. After diving by almost 100 points in a frantic first hour, the Footsie closed down just 6.2 points at...
GERMAN PAYS UP; Minister Promises Compensation over Late Farm Subsidies
Byline: Tom Bodden WELSH farmers will receive compensation for late subsidy payments, Rural Minister Michael German said yesterday. The announcement came as the cross-party Assembly agriculture committee agreed to an inquiry into computerproblems,...
Golf: Harold Brough Column: FROM AROUND THE CLUBS
Byline: Harold Brough UPTON-BY-CHESTER Team 4 Stableford: Winners: J. Tasks, D. Jones, W. Preston, G. Perkins 98; 2nd: I. Pugh-Jones, R. ONeil, D. Cutt, G. Tremarco 98; 3rd: D. Broadhouse, R. Broadhouse, P. Turley, N. Turley 95. Winter League. League...
Golf: Kenyon Wants to Share His Success
IF YOU have a little spare cash and are looking for an investment outside the tumbling shares market -you could do worse than invest in the career of a golfer. Hillside's Phil Kenyon is seeking backers to further his career. ``It's quite a popular...
Golf: Melbourne Course `Defenceless' -Norman
Byline: ALEX LOWE GREG Norman fears his beloved Royal Melbourne course has been rendered ``a little defenceless'' by the march of technology. As a result, the two-time Open champion believes it will take a score better than 20 under par to win...
Have We the Heart for War?
BOTH President Bush and Prime Minister Blair asserted yesterday there were links between Iraq and the al-Qaida brand of terrorism. But evidence of that link has been very slow to emerge, and people in both Britain and the USA remain unconvinced. The...
Kate Sets Sail for Olympic Glory
Byline: David Greenwood TEENAGE sailing sensation Kate Williams from Gwynedd has a burning ambition to represent Great Britain single-handed at the Olympic Games. And at the rate she is going the 16-year-old looks to be bang on course. Competing...
Leading Article: All Change for Britain's Culture Capital
MILLIONS of people will be beating a path to our front door come 2008,all of them eager to savour the delights of Europe's Capital of Culture. Those who choose to arrive by plane will have no problem - Liverpool John Lennon Airport,after all, is...
Leading Article: Have We the Heart for War?
BOTH President Bush and Prime Minister Blair asserted yesterday there were links between Iraq and the al-Qaida brand of terrorism. But evidence of that link has been very slow to emerge, and people in both Britain and the USA remain unconvinced. The...
Letter: Trap the Cat
Byline: Mike Griffiths MANY of the press reports of the wild cat loose in Mid-Wa les are alarmist and misleading. Some state she has a cub on her. But look at the facts: In view of the reported shortage of kills in the area, it suggests that...
Life in the Beauty Business; Pick of the Day
ONE TO WATCH The Salon. If you've ever wondered exactly what goes on at a top beauty salon, but haven't been able to afford a treatment, then tune in to this show. Alternatively, if you just enjoy watching real people cope with day-to-day problems...
London Market
WEDNESDAY THE FTSE 100 Index con tin ued to show some of its new found resilience after clawing back from a dramatic 98.5 point fall to close just slightly down. despite con tin ued uncertainty over Iraq and the global economy. Traders said...
London Market
WEDNESDAY . THE FTSE 100 Index con tin ued to show some of its new found resilience after clawing back from a dramatic 98.5 point fall to close just slightly down. despite con tin ued uncertainty over Iraq and the global economy. Traders said...
Marconi Loses Pounds 500,000 on Home of Former Sales Boss
TELECOMS group Marconi has been forced to swallow a pounds 500,000 loss from a dud property deal, it emerged yesterday. The company, which saw its shares slump in the wake of profit warnings, confirmed it had sustained the loss on the sale of a...
Milburn Quitting Is Just Not Cricket, Say Critics
Byline: Chris Moncrieff IF ALAN Milburn really wanted to spend more time with his family,he should not have become a politician in the first place. In fact,if he really wants to see more of his children growing up, he should logically leave theHouse...
My First Step to Success Adam Jones, Extreme Sports Instructor: Daredevil of Power Kiting
Byline: Julie Richards-Williams WHEN Adam Jones discovered the thrills and spills of power kiting, it quickly dominated his life and he realised his future ultimately lay in extreme sports. He took his first step to success when be became a qualified...
Name Dropping at the Expense of the Disabled; TRUST THE POST
Byline: Peter Elson ONE of the Daily Post's greatest living writers, Lew Baxter, has been taken to task by a Maghull reader, for that most heinous of crimes, name-dropping. Worse, it was in that venerable column, Taste Test. This particular correspondent...
Obituary: Malcolm Cameron
THE peculiar lives of forensic pathologists may have gained a high place in crime fiction; but they cannot match the true experiences of Professor Malcolm Cameron, whose cases included the death of Rudolph Hess and an examination of the Turin Shroud....
Parents' Threat in Row over School Taxi Fare
Byline: Carl Butler PARENTS are threatening to keep their daughter from school in a row over a taxi fare. Philip Nicholas says he will go to jail if necessary in their fight to ensure their 10- year old daughter can go to the school she wants....
PASSING THOUGHTS: Freedom Cursed by a Single Word
Byline: DAVID CHARTERS THE field was seeded in another age under the steep walls of the old sandstone quarry. But it looks much as it did when I played there as a boy; parking my trike by the brambles over the grass where, in the darting shadows...
Pensions Safe Pledge despite Huge Deficits
Byline: Tom Bodden TENS of thousands of public sector workers in North Wales were promised last night that their pensions were safe despite running almost pounds 200m into the red. Pension funds operated by Flintshire and Gwynedd councils on...
Pounds 9m Windfall for the Man Fed Up of Daily Trip to Work
Byline: Tony McDonough A CHESHIRE businessman is set to become pounds 9m richer -all because he was fed up of his daily journey to work. Stockbroker Daron Lee set up Proquote to provide constantly updated share price information four years ago...
Racing: Options to Hit Back
Byline: Argus NEW OPTIONS is napped to make amends for a narrow defeat at Lingfield five days ago with victory in the second division of the Littlewoods Bet Direct Handicap back at the Surrey venue today. The Willie Musson-trained six-year-old,...
Region's Economy Has to Outpace Rest of UK
Byline: Larry Neild MERSEYSIDE'S economic growth has to increase at a faster rate than the UK economy overall, the region's leading business people were told yesterday. The growth target was nee ded to put Merseyside on a strong footing, Objective...
Restaurants: Dinner Date: Botany Banquet, an 18C Swede, a Sip of Lime Tea
DAVID Bellamy, 70, is Britain's favourite botanist. He is the author of 80 scientific papers and many books and has written and presented numerous television programmes both for the BBC and ITV. His programmes have won many national and international...
Restaurants: Tips
ONE of the great treats of summer is feasting on home- grownberries. They look beautiful, taste delectably sweet,are cheap,healthy - and are even low on calories. Who can resist plump strawberries or raspberries, served upper haps with a slosh of...
Rugby Union: Failings Will Spell Financial Meltdown
Byline: Ian Hargraves NEWS that the RFU expect to make a loss of pounds 3.5million next year, due to a shortfall in revenue from the Six Nations tournament and the absence of any autumn internationals thanks to the World Cup, should have sent a...
Sacked Peer Is Back on Cardiff Bay Contract; N. Wales Firm in Second Place
MILLENNIUM Dome architect Lord Richard Rogers was yesterday told he would be involved in the construction of the new Welsh Assembly headquarters -18 months after being sacked from the project. But North Wales-based building company David McLean...
Saddam Linked to Al Qaida, Says PM; Iraq `May Be Arming Terrorist Groups'
Byline: Gavin Cordon TONY Blair yesterday made his strong est connection yet linking Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden's al Qaida terrorist netw ork. The Prime Minister told MPs that the Government was aware of links between al Qaida and the...
Sauces Have It but There Were No Celebrities to Be Seen; Diane Massey and Family Try Trendy Jalons on Smithdown Road
Byline: Diane Massey WE WERE told that famous footballers and local TV celebs frequent Jalons on Smithdown Road. So, it may have seemed uncomfortably trendy but it's actually quite refreshingly normal. Background music was catchy hits of the...
Search for the Mystery Hero of Car Blast Horror; Coroner Calls for Bravery Awards
Byline: Carl Butler TWO men were hailed heroes after they dragged a motorist from his burning car wreck just seconds before it exploded. The motorist from Abergele, who had both his legs and an arm broken, owed his life to the ``selfless'' act...
Sickness Bug Is Back; Hospital Wards Shut by Winter Vomiting Virus
Byline: David Greenwood PATIENTS at three hospitals in North Wales have been hit by another outbreak of a winter stomach bug. Two wards at Wrexham Maelor Hospital have been closed to new admissions, and last night a ward in Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor,...
Simpson's Secret Lover; Revealed: Wallis's Affair with Yorkshire Car Salesman as Future King Courted Her
Byline: Liam Christopher WALLIS Simpson had a secret lover while she was being cour ted by Edward, Prince of Wales, ne wly-released Government files on the 1936 Abdication Crisis show. The previously top-secret papers disclosed that police Special...
Simpson's Secret Lover; Revealed:Wallis's Affair with Yorkshire Car Salesman as Future King Courted Her
Byline: Liam Christopher WALLIS Simpson had a secret lover while she was being cour ted by Edward, Prince of Wales, ne wly-released Government files on the 1936 Abdication Crisis show. The previously top-secret papers disclosed that police Special...
Six Stand out in a High-Class Field
Byline: David Charters THE standard of entries in the literary competition for young people, being run by Liverpool's Ath-enaeum, the Daily Post and Liverpool City Council, has been outstanding. From the dozens of contributions, the judges felt...
Still Worried about Her House -a Century on; despite His Dislike of Ghost Stories Holy Ghost Buster Rev Aelwyn Roberts Highlights an Interesting Tale of Haunting in This Week's Paranormal Problem Page
Byline: Rev Aelwyn Roberts THANK you for all your letters. I do hope I will eventually be able to get round to them all. Of the pack I got this week there's one I thought particularly interesting. GR of Holyhead writes with a ghost story. ...
Striking Probation Officers on the March
Byline: David Greenwood PROBATION officers in North Wales took to the streets yesterday as they stepped up their protest against heavy workloads by staging a one day strike. Offices in Wrexham, Llandudno, Colwyn Bay and Rhyl were picketed and...
Talking Shop or True Voice?
Byline: Phil Edmonds ASSEMBLY. This is an unf ortunate choice of title for any demo-craticinstitution. For most of us,it probably conjur es up childhood memories of being herded into an enc los ed space tobelectured at. That is the worry about the...
They Never Gave Up Fighting over the Long Years
Byline: Sam Greenhill ONVICTED of one of the vilest crimes, Sally Clark became infamous as the mother who murdered two of her sons. The ambitious solicitor was found guilty of smothering Christopher, aged 11 weeks, and a year later shaking eight-...
TRUST THE POST: When Is a Village a Town? -When It's Nefyn
Byline: MARK BRITTAIN IN OUR story last week about the lack of Nefyn firefighters , we had the temerity to refer to the town as ``a village'', a blunder of such magnitude that the local telephone exch ang enearly suffered a melt-down as furious...
Underfunding to Blame, Say Policy Experts
SOCIAL policy experts have blamed the care home crisis on a consistent lack of funding and an underestimation of how much care costs. They say homes need to become more transparent and tell the government exactly how much money they need if the...
UN Goes into Battle to Guard Our Castles; Building `Buffer Zone' Will Protect Historic Views
Byline: David Powell THE United Nations is demanding buffer zones to stop buildings ruining views of North Wales' finest castles. Tough new guidelines will give even greater protection to the World Heritage Site of Beaumaris, Caernarfon, Conwy...
Unions End Tunnel Toll Rise Battle
Byline: Tariq Tahir MERSEY Tunnels unions have said they are no longer opposing controversial laws that will pave the way for toll increases. The Mersey Tunnels Bill reaches its committee stage today in the House of Commons when three groups...
We Are Saving Lives by Tackling Speeders -I Am Proud of That; Top Cop Denies Targeting Fast Drivers to Raise Cash
Byline: Hugo Duncan NORTH Wales Chief Constable Richard Brunstrom is Britain's highest profile antispeeding cop -yet is ignoring fast drivers on North Wales' busiest road. The region's 48-year-old police chief said many people speed on the A55...
We're Losing War So Legalise Drugs
RICHARD Brunstrom believes current drugs policy is fuelling Britain's gun culture. In an exclusive interview with the Daily Post, Mr Brunstrom said police were losing their war on drugs and the law was merely encouraging organised criminals to arm...
What Does the Year of the Goat Hold for You?
Horse (1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002) People procrastinating over important issues will irritate you at the present. Instead of getting angry or impatient, take time out to enjoy the finer things in life. This is a great year for travel...
Will My Bum Look Big after I've Eaten This?; Jane Hall Grills Best-Selling Author and Fast Show Star Arabella Weir about Her Latest Television Role as a Celebrity Cook
Byline: Jane Hall IF YOU'VE ever wondered how to waltz butter, relax an avocado, caution egg yolks, humiliate bread or embarrass some baby parsnip s, then now's your chance to find out courtesy of Arabella Weir. The woman who brought the nation...
Witch Is the Best Route to a Peaceful Home?
Byline: Jill Tunstall TEMPERS frayed in your home, suffering a run of bad luck? Perhaps you want to sell your house but can't find a buyer? Or maybe you're troubled by a ghost? White witch Jill Jewel can help. Jill, from Amlwch, is often called...
You've a Cheek, Anne; Star Comes under Fire over Welsh Auditions
Byline: David Powell A WELSH civil rights group has blasted Anne Robinson's Weakest Link show for holding auditions in North Wales. The group, Cefn, criticised the BBC for giving the so-called Queen of Mean a platform for more possible anti-Welsh...