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Articles from September 20, 2002

500,000 Expected to March for Future of the Countryside
Byline: HUGH DOUGHERTY FINAL preparations are being put in place today for Sunday's countryside march which will see between 250,000 and 500,000 demonstrators descend on central London. The Liberty and Livelihood March will cut the centre of...
Air-Taxi Grounded as Liquidators Called In
Byline: JONATHAN PRYNN AS a modern British adventurer, Richard Noble has few peers. He dramatically reclaimed the world land speed record for Britain in 1983 when he drove his jet car Thrust II at 633 mph across the floor of the Black Rock Desert....
Arrgh. Am Not and Never Will Be Tory; A Cry of Outrage as Tories Hijack Bridget Jones
Byline: PETER BRADSHAW Bridget Jones is being claimed by the Conservatives as one of their natural supporters. Bloody cheek, as this new extract from her diary, compiled by Peter Bradshaw, reveals - with apologies to Bridget's creator Helen Fielding...
Ask the Experts
Byline: LINDA WHITNEY Linda Whitney tracks down the people with all the answers Q I want to invest [pound]2,000 for our children's education (they are all under six). I am not interested in shares as we have lost about two-thirds of [pound]14,000...
A Tale of Lust, Love and Secrets; THEATRE
Byline: RACHEL HALLIBURTON The Maias Greenwich Playhouse THE lure of 19th century Lisbon, with its exquisite blue-and-white chinawork, casual society adulteries, and the heart-wrenching music of its fados is brought once more to London courtesy...
Baby Onway for JK Rowling ... and So Is Her New Book; It's Going to Be Magic: JK Rowling and Her Husband Dr Neil Murray Are Expecting a Baby in the Spring and the New Harry Potter Book May Be on the Shelves for Christmas
Byline: ROB MCNEIL JK ROWLING, the multimillionaire Harry Potter creator, today revealed two pieces of good news. Firstly, she is pregnant with her second child. And the latest Harry Potter book may well be on sale in time for Christmas after...
Battle of the Lanes; ES WHEELS
Byline: JOEL WOLCHOVER Bus lanes in London are to be finally opened up to motorcyclists but the capital's cyclists are not happy, says Joel Wolchover LONDON'S motorcyclists are celebrating moves to allow them into bus lanes but cyclists have vowed...
Bee's Knees of an Idea
Byline: DAVID MELLOR COULD the Bees be run by the supporters' organisation Bees United? I for one hope so. Among every club's fan base there are people well capable of running things well. Ask Bournemouth. Or even more pertinently, Charlton....
British Student Dies after Tel Aviv Suicide Bombing
Byline: BOB ADAMS BRITON Jonathan Jesner died today after the latest suicide bombing in Israel. His cousin, a gap-year student from Hampstead, was at his bedside in hospital. Gideon Black, 18, had watched Jonathan fight for life since yesterday's...
Can I Have a Refund Please?; We Put Three Shops to the Test to See How Easy It Is to Take Items Back
Byline: EMINE SANER IT starts innocently enough. You want to try something new, so you start to buy a little bit here and there. Gradually, you become more and more dependent on it. You start lying to your family and friends, hide the evidence...
Chambers Rallies His Men as He Yearns to Be on Top of the World
Byline: IAN CHADBAND DWAIN CHAMBERS is demanding one final great World Cup effort in Madrid from his team-mates to cap a season of conspicuous success for British athletics, writes Ian Chadband. After their triumph in the European Cup and a hatful...
Clark's Triumph; Lee's Great Return Gets Fulham off to a Flyer
Byline: LEO SPALL WHEN FULHAM emerged triumphant from the intimidating atmosphere of Hajduk Split's Poljud Stadium the whole team had cause to be pleased with themselves. But midfielder Lee Clark had special reason to enjoy the 1-0 UEFA Cup first-round...
County Cricket
DIVISION TWO Essex THE title decider at Chelmsford swung in Essex's favour today as five Nottinghamshire wickets fell on the third morning. Victory for either side will be enough to knock Middlesex off top spot in the final week of the season...
Different Eras, Same Old Goals
Byline: IAN CHADBAND THEIR equivalent of Robert Pires cost them [pound]450; their answer to Thierry Henry got offered a four-pounds-a-week deal and their Tony Adams-style inspiration came from a bloke who played cricket for Scotland. Some of...
East Is Now So Hackneyed; Dealers from the Vogueish Side of Town Are Showing Their Stale Wares in Piccadilly
Byline: BRIAN SEWELL ROLL up! Roll up! Hurry, hurry hurry! This special offer is for four weeks only and one's already spent. Give us a fiver and we'll show you the art treasures of the Orient. Eschew the Underground to Bethnal Green and the...
Euro Stars Are a Big Worry for Djorkaeff
Byline: STEVE STAMMERS YOURI DJORKAEFF watched Arsenal's emphatic Champions League victory over Borussia Dortmund this week and was left in no doubt about the task Bolton will face at Highbury tomorrow in the Premiership. The former French international...
First Drive; Es Wheels
BMW 730d very idea of a luxury car having a diesel engine used to be as likely as a bottle of champagne with a screw-top lid. Not now. Luxury diesels are increasingly popular: more than half of Mercedes' range-topping S-class cars are diesel-powered....
Flight Is Set to Impress
Byline: GRAHAM CUNNINGHAM IMPRESSIVE FLIGHT, who got off to a flying start last time, might just provide an equally powerful finish in tomorrow's Tote Ayr Gold Cup. David Barron's reputation as one of the shrewdest trainers in Yorkshire is based...
Flight Is Set to Impress; Barron's Filly Can Shine in the Cup
Byline: GRAHAM CUNNINGHAM THE horse who got off to a flying start last time might just provide an equally powerful finish tomorrow when Impressive Flight lines up for the Tote Ayr Gold Cup. David Barron's reputation as one of the shrewdest trainers...
Formula One Display from Man Who Stays in Neutral
Byline: LAURA CRAIK NOBODY can dispute that Calvin Klein is king of the ad campaigns. His slick, multimillion dollar productions have courted controversy since Brooke Shields whispered "nothing comes between me and my Calvins" over two decades ago....
France Admits British Beef Is Safe
Byline: PATRICK HENNESSY BRITAIN today demanded the immediate and unconditional lifting of France's ban on UK beef after French scientists finally caved in and admitted the meat was safe. Six years after the French introduced their embargo, the...
France Caves in and Admits That Our Beef Is Safe
Byline: PATRICK HENNESY FRANCE finally caved in today and admitted British beef was safe to eat - six years after banning UK imports. The country's food standards agency published a report saying that UK beef no longer represented a danger to...
Germany Votes and Bismarck Returns to the Fray
Byline: ANNE MCELVOY GERMANY goes to the polls on Sunday for the closestrun election since the war, Gerhard Schrader's ruling coalition under strong pressure from his centre-Right opponent Edmund Stoiber. The final stages of the campaign have...
Getting in Step with the Liberty and Livelihood March
FINAL preparations are being put in place today for Sunday's countryside march which will see between 250,000 and 500,000 demonstrators descend on central London. The Liberty and Livelihood March will cut the centre of the city in half, with the...
Going a Bit Posh Royal; ES WHEELS
Byline: ALAN ANDERSON WITH record new-car sales, the corresponding drop in used-car values has brought desirable makes such as BMW, Mercedes, Audi and Jaguar to the masses. And this is a trend that's unlikely to change, says trade-value specialists...
Going Spare; ES WHEELS
Byline: IAN HARDEN Ian Harden meets a man who aims to find the most elusive classic car parts DO you run an old car and despair of getting spares for it? Well, whatever your classic is, Howard Robinson, owner of Collectors Car Parts, reckons...
Growing Attractions of the Inside Track to the Top; City Comment
Byline: ANTHONY HILTON ANNA MANN, one of the most successful of Britain's headhunters and the hidden hand behind the appointment of chief executives from Diageo to the Stock Exchange, says she wants to move on. She has her own reasons for wanting...
Hooked on a Cheap Thrill; 'With the Church's Power to Make Us Ashamed of Our Carnal Desires Ebbing Away, Sex Is Now Seen as Recreational Rather Than Procreational'
Byline: VICTOR LEWIS-SMITH IT'S a curious property of euphemisms that they convey more information about their user than about the subject they're skirting around. When military spokesmen refer to the act of killing people as "collateral damage",...
Hurt Brilliant but He Plays It Too Cool for Make-Believe Chekhov
Byline: NICHOLAS DE JONGH THOSE superb actors, John Hurt and Penelope Wilton, are here caught up in a fascinating game of make-believe and afterlife. The idea of using another man's plays for the springboard of his imagination has been dreamed up...
Hussain Doesn't Want to Blow It Again
Byline: DAVID LLOYD ENGLAND are desperate to end nearly a year of hostilities on a high note by knocking India out of the Champions Trophy this weekend. There is not much to chose between the two countries after seven Tests and 10 oneday internationals...
I Graduated from Oxford Hooked on Antidepressants and Unable to Get a Job - Even as a Secretary; One Londoner Reveals How Life at One of the World's Top Universities Wasn't What She'd Expected
Byline: NICK CURTIS IN the fly-on-the-wall documentary College Girls, which follows six students through their time at Oxford's last all-female college, St Hilda's, Natasha Ethrington stands out. In the first episode, she was the one with the tumult...
I Hate the Countryside; the Locals Treated Me like a Prize Heifer, Says One Urbanite as the Rural Marchers Come to Town
Byline: HORATIA LAWSON I LOATHE the countryside. I can think of nothing worse than having to spend any time in it, but this weekend my hand has been forced, as it seems that the whole countryside is coming to London. Apparently, around 250,000...
I'm Not Arrogant; . . . but We Can Win the Treble, Claims Wenger
Byline: STEVE STAMMERS ARSENE WENGER today set his team the target of the Treble and insisted : "I am not arrogant - I am just confident in my players." The Arsenal manager has a history of underplaying his ambitions but that has changed this...
In Defence of Stella McCartney; despite Winning Style Icon of the Year This Week, the Designer Has Been Attacked for Looking a Mess. but Stella Is Still Queen of Cool
Byline: MELANIE RICKEY THE first time I met Stella McCartney, six years ago, she had just graduated from fashion college. The occasion was the presentation of her first capsule collection which the designer produced for a year until she was famously...
In Thrall to Krall; JAZZ
Byline: JACK MASSARIK Diana Krall Royal Albert Hall RIGOROUS musicianship and sensuous charisma find a rare blend in Diana Krall, the golden-voiced Canadian blonde who seems to have it all. Endowed with sparkling piano skills and the face...
Israeli Revenge on Arafat 'Terror' HQ
Byline: BOB ADAMS ISRAELI forces today attacked buildings near Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's headquarters after the suicide bombing that killed five and wounded dozens on a Tel Aviv bus, including two Britons. A huge explosion destroyed...
It Pays to Please Your Taxman
Byline: JO THORNHILL If you don't complete your tax forms within the next 10 days, you face a lot of hard sums and maybe even a fine. Jo Thornhill gives her guide to easing the agony YOU'VE put if off all summer, but you don't do it now, it'll...
Jury out on Two Counts as Wasps Face Up to Mistakes
Byline: CHRIS JONES LONDON WASPS will attempt to avoid embarrassing problems on and off the pitch when they face Saracens in front of an expected 10,000 crowd at Adams Park, High Wycombe, on Sunday. Traffic chaos marred their league debut at...
Landmarks Throw Open Their Doors
Byline: DANIELLE DEMETRIOU HALF-a-million Londoners are expected to turn themselves into tourists in their own city this weekend as they get a rare chance to explore more than 500 of the capital's landmarks. Properties ranging from the St Pancras...
Laughs and Gasps for Comedy Going Back to Its Roots; COMEDY
Byline: BRUCE DESSAU Mandy Knight Soho Theatre EDINBURGH'S extended-length comedies are the mayflies of the arts world. They thrive during August, only to be replaced by truncated mortgage-paying club sets when autumn comes knocking. ...
Life for Youth Who Slashed Friend to Death
Byline: PAUL CHESTON A TEENAGER obsessed with violent computer games who stabbed and slashed his best friend 60 times in the face was detained for life at the Old Bailey today. Yonis Jama, 16, struck out after a trivial argument with Steven Siewlal,...
Little Bit of Needle Does the Trick for Henman
Byline: CHRIS JONES TIM HENMAN'S dodgy shoulder faces an early test against Thailand's No 2 Danai Udomchoke in Birmingham today. The pair meet in the opening match at the National Indoor Arena as Great Britain bid to retain a place in the prestigious...
Livingstone Backs Pollution Car Ban
Byline: PATRICK HENNESSY KEN LIVINGSTONE today backed a radical clean-air scheme which could see highly polluting cars banned from the whole of greater London, writes Patrick Hennessy. Details of the extremely contentious plan emerged as the...
Mad Hatter's Hideout; Just Two Hours out of Sydney and It's So Quiet, No One Can Hear You Dream
Byline: SANDRA LANE AM I mad?" I wondered, sitting by the campfire in a cave deep in Australia's Blue Mountains as the footsteps of the only other human for miles around disappeared back to civilisation. After a hearty dinner of barbecued chicken...
Man Held over [Pounds Sterling]65m Computer Virus
Byline: HUGH MUIR A MAN suspected of inventing a computer virus which cost US companies and government agencies up to [pound]65 million has been arrested after a joint operation by the Metropolitan Police and the FBI. Officers from the Computer...
Massive; Up to 70 A-Level Students Affected at Many Schools
Byline: TIM MILES THE full scale of the chaos facing South-East schools as a result of this year's A-level grade-fixing scandal is disclosed today. An Evening Standard survey found several schools in the region had as many as 70 pupils who had...
MAYOR HAILS [Pounds sterling]7M TOURISM CAMPAIGN
Byline: ROSS LYDALL KEN LIVINGSTONE is today announcing a [pound]7 million plan to bring tourists back to London. The Mayor will outline a three-year project to reverse the effects of 11 September and foot-and-mouth disease, which have cost the...
MElange ... or Mess of Pottage?; CLASSICAL
Byline: BARRY MILLINGTON BBC CO/Wordsworth Royal Festival Hall "THE home of the BBC Concert Orchestra" is the proud legend displayed on the Hippodrome at Golders Green. Since that noble edifice is not a million miles from my own humble abode,...
Millwall Set to Snap Up Wise
Byline: MATT HUGHES MILLWALL chairman Theo Paphitis today confirmed he had secured a deal to sign Dennis Wise until the end of the season. The former Chelsea captain has agreed personal terms and is set to sign on Tuesday. Millwall manager Mark...
Mixing It in Melbourne
Byline: DUDI APPLETON HOT, hip, yet cool and classy, Australia's second city is as sophisticated as New York, as foreign as the Far East, as funny as Muriel's Wedding and as cheap as chips. And now they are importing the suavest shakers from London...
'My Lifestyle Became Her Lifestyle'
Byline: MARTIN DELGADO SHAUN COX had always been overweight - and soon his wife was too. Although Lynn, 35, had been relatively slim and healthy when they married in 1988, the longer they lived together the more she was influenced by his bad...
New Agony of Milly Family
Byline: PATRICK SAWYER;LAURA BURKIN Parents ready for worst as a body is found THE parents of missing schoolgirl Amanda Dowler are being comforted by a police liaison officer today after a skeleton was found in woodland 18 miles from their home....
New Big Cat Takes Off
Byline: IAN ADCOCK JAGUAR'S longawaited XJ saloon replacement has finally been revealed. This is the car that Jaguar and its parent company, Ford, is hoping will take on the BMW 7-series, Mercedes-Benz S-class and the new Audi A8, providing the...
New Clue May Identify Torso in Thames Boy
Byline: JUSTIN DAVENPORT DETECTIVES investigating the murder of the five-year-old boy whose torso was found in the Thames have made a potentially vital breakthrough in the inquiry. Extraordinary forensic work has revealed that the victim - named...
New Evidence May Identify Thames Torso Boy
Byline: JUSTIN DAVENPORT FINAL preparations are being put in place today for Sunday's countryside march which will see between 250,000 and 500,000 demonstrators descend on central London. The Liberty and Livelihood March will cut the centre of...
New Tory Blow as Aide to IDS Quits 'In Despair'
Byline: CHARLES REISS IAIN DUNCAN SMITH is today left facing a crisis of staffing and of morale in the Tory Party after the sudden departure of his director of strategy, Dominic Cummings. Modernisers in the party are upset at the resignation...
Parents Jailed for Torturing Tragic Ainlee to Death
Byline: PAUL CHESTON TWO evil parents were jailed for 12 and 10 years today at the Old Bailey for killing their two-year-old daughter as an official inquiry was ordered into the failing of social services. Ainlee Walker weighed just 21lbs when...
'Please, Just Let Us Know What's Happened, Just Any Information That Could Be Helpful, Help Us Please'
Byline: PATRICK SAWER FOR Milly Dowler's mother the agony of waiting has been like a "physical pain". In an interview recorded before last night's discovery, Sally Dowler says: "Whenever there's any fresh information it's impossible to sleep. I...
Police Think Body Is Milly
Byline: PATRICK SAWER THE remains of missing Surrey schoolgirl Amanda Dowler have almost certainly been found. Police sources said today that preliminary dental tests have indicated that body parts discovered in Hampshire woodland are hers. ...
Powell's Tough Line with UN Piles on the Pressure
Byline: PATRICK HENNESSY THE US today threatened to block the return of weapons inspectors to Iraq unless the move was accompanied by a warning of military action from the United Nations. Secretary of State Colin Powell upped the stakes as Tony...
Racing with Jason; ES WHEELS
Byline: EMMA PARKER-BOWLES As Channel 4's Driven kicks off a new series, Emma Parker-Bowles meets race ace and co-presenter, Jason Plato, who has set his sights on breaking into US NASCAR racing WHEN Jason Plato was a kid he thought he was Batman....
Roller-Coaster Ride as Share Trades Hit Record
Byline: JANE PADGHAM;PAUL ARMSTRONG THE City endured a breathtaking roller-coaster ride today as a record expiry of derivatives contracts triggered wild share price swings on London's stock market. The FTSE 100 index of leading shares gyrated...
Rural Voices on the March
AS THE Countryside Alliance march approaches and Londoners jib at the inevitable traffic hold-ups this weekend, we should also read what the banners say. Anger over Tony Blair's support for a ban on hunting has become a peg upon which has been hung...
Sapphic Classic Played a Little Too Straight; THEATRE
Byline: RACHEL HALLIBURTON The Killing of Sister George Stratford Circus, E15 THE birds chirp merrily and innocence is in full bloom in Frank Marcus's witty critique of safe-as-a-teacosy England. When this classic lesbian drama first appeared...
Shamed Independent Boss Has a [Pounds Sterling]4m Retirement Plan
Byline: PAUL ARMSTRONG MICHAEL BRIGHT, the bankrupt chief of failed Independent Insurance, and his wife are set to retire to Spain with combined assets of more than [pound]4 million. Bright ' s bankruptcy trustee Phillip Sykes, of Moore Stephens,...
Shared Illnesses Which Prove Marriage Can Be Bad for You
Byline: MAXINE FRITH BE warned: living with your partner can seriously damage your health. A survey has found that if you live with someone who has certain medical conditions, you are 70 per cent more likely to suffer from the same diseases yourself....
Solved:how to Make the Perfect Paper Plane in 10 Simple Stages
Byline: GERAINT SMITH IT HAS caused the bitterest classroom rivalry, led grown men to waste hours of office time and seen reams of finest white A4 spiralling into distant bins. What, exactly, makes the perfect paper aeroplane? Now the real experts...
Specialist of the Week; EVOLUTION ENGINEERING
Byline: MARTIN BUCKLEY Evolution Engineering BARRY Waterhouse, of Evolution Engineering, has been repairing, maintaining and restoring Lancias at Elephant and Castle for more than 30 years. "It all started when I bought an Aurelia saloon in 1968,"...
Teddy: I Want to Stay Next Season; but There Have Been No Talks on a New Deal
Byline: ADRIAN CURTIS TEDDY SHERINGHAM today revealed that Tottenham have given no indication whether they intend to offer him another contract. Sheringham's deal runs out at the end of the season when the Spurs captain will be 37. The White...
The Gently 'Bentley' Rover; ES WHEELS
Byline: MIKE STONE BUSINESS MOTORING The 75's image is, says Mike Stone, rather unfairly equated with old codgers, when in fact the new diesel model is good news for company car drivers THERE'S something rather unfair about the Rover 75's reputation....
The Lessons of Gradegate
THE A-LEVEL crisis has unravelled so far that two independent inquiries will need to be held to establish the reasons for such a serious malfunction. The damage cannot be overestimated. The "Gold Standard" exam of secondary achievement has been left...
The Man from the Office; as the Office Returns, Ricky Gervais Is Already Toying with Career Alternatives
Byline: VICTORIA COREN WHO is this friendly fellow? He shakes hands all round, he laughs at other people's jokes, and he's stroking a cuddly toy rhino that he found at the back of the photographer's studio. Is it Smartie Artie, the beloved children's...
The Mighty Matiz; ES WHEELS
There are more than 14,000 cars for sale every week in ESwheels and on our website, but what are they like? Each Friday, our experts put the spotlight on a prime example. Today, we look at a Daewoo Matiz SOMETIMES it makes good sense to buy a new...
The Revenge of Charles Saatchi; He Was the King of Brit Art, Propelling Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin to International Acclaim. Then He Lost His Crown to Tate Modern and Sir Nicholas Serota. but Now Saatchi Is Planning to Wrestle Back His Mantle
Byline: LUKE LEITCH;BERNADETTE CARROLL FORGET being adored: Charles Saatchi plays to win. Scrabble is his favourite game, and the private room of Knightsbridge's Montpeliano restaurant has seen some epic battles with hundreds of pounds in bets at...
The Right Stuff; Es Wheels
Byline: EMMA RIGBY The right stuff Your first bike is a very important buy, so don't get the wrong one, says Simon de Burton. Below, we test four contenders HAVING just passed your test, there's an immediate temptation to rush out and buy the bike...
The Share Options; Crisis Will Force Clubs to Move in Together
Byline: MATT HUGHES FOOTBALL in west London is in a state of crisis. The geography is changing all the time and in 10 years the landscape could be unrecognisable from the situation today. Fulham and Brentford are desperately searching for sites...
The Truth about Tara's Boyfriend and Me; by the Model Who's Bewitched London's Most Eligible Bachelors
Byline: GENEVIEVE FOX LISA Barbuscia - 31-year-old It girl, babe, model, singer, actress repeatedly on the verge of something big - can't understand "women who are famous just for being famous". We're sitting in the Mandarin Oriental hotel discussing...
Time for Avantime
Byline: MARTIN GURDON Renault thrives on innovation and two new models, the Avantime and Vel Satis, have caused controversy because of their radical appearance. ESwheels writers tested the cars in France THE customs officer at Newhaven was incredulous....
Tokyo Shock as Sale of 10-Year Bond Fails; Market Report
Byline: RAY HEATH THE financial crisis facing Japan deepened today when the government failed for the first time to sell a tranche of 10-year bonds. The uncertain outlook for the country's economy and banking system left the issue subscribed...
Torrance Dreams of Living Another Magical Moment
Byline: DAVID SMITH THE arrangement was to meet the captain of Europe's Ryder Cup team in the refined environment of the restaurant at Wentworth golf club. Sure enough, at the appointed time he was already seated and quietly perusing a cup of coffee....
Trip of a Lifetime Can Be Hassle-Free
Byline: ALICIA WYLLIE WITH many companies looking to shed staff rather than take people on, it might seem a bad time to be working in recruitment. But 24-year-old Gavin Cox works in the public sector which, because of increased government spending,...
Trouble When Tweed Comes to Town
Byline: WILL SELF WE LIVE in a funny old world full of unfunny people. Our leader's war aim is peace, the rich and selfish pretend to be poor and selfless, and the "beautiful people" are nothing of the sort. But for sheer, brazen hypocrisy nothing...
Victory for Old Guard as IDS Loses Key Aide
Byline: PATRICK HENNESSY TORY traditionalists scored a key victory today when Iain Duncan Smith's youthful director of strategy suddenly left his post after only eight months. Dominic Cummings, 30, a key modernising aide to the Conservative leader,...
Vivendi May Jettison Southern Water Deal
Byline: ROBERT LEA VIVENDI Water will walk away from its [pound]2.05 billion takeover of Southern Water if competition authorities demand the French company disposes of any of its existing British water interests. After a four-month investigation,...
Who's Exploiting Whom; in the Name of Free Speech, More Extreme Acts Than Ever Are about to Reach Our Cinema Screens - and They Will Degrade Us All
Byline: ALEXANDER WALKER BEAUTY, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. If so, then sex may be in the beholder's groin. I have seen little beauty on screen this year; but the groin has been moving over the past months, as the pornographic trickle...
Wicked Witch Gives Footsie a Dizzy Spell; Market Report
Byline: MICHAEL CLARK THE wicked witch of the Square Mile cast a spell today that left one European securities house nursing an estimated loss of [pound]100 million during the busiest days trading ever seen in the City. The expiry of the September...
WIN This Exclusive Rally Package; ES WHEELS
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Wobbly Henman Stages a Recovery
Byline: CHRIS JONES TIM HENMAN'S gamble to try and give Great Britain a morale-boosting Davis Cup victory despite a serious shoulder injury looked to have backfired somewhat in Birmingham today as he stumbled to an opening set loss 6-4 to Thailand's...
Zara's a Mirror Image of Her Mother as She Rides for Britain
Byline: HUGH DOUGHERTY THEY are so similar, it is almost impossible to spot the difference. Even down to the Union Jack lapel badge, Princess Anne and her daughter Zara Phillips are almost identical as they pose in dressage kit as part of two...
Zola: Chelsea Won't Blow Euro Chance
Byline: KEN DYER GIANFRANCO ZOLA today promised Chelsea fans that there will not be a repeat of last season's UEFA Cup first round exit. Chelsea take a 2-1 lead to Stavanger to face Viking FK for the second leg tie in two weeks and Zola said:...
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