The Evening Standard (London, England)

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Articles from February 4, 2005

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Truth Behind the Big Cup Shock; Eriksson Needs an Early End to Season . Premier League Refuse to Help out . FA Forced to Think the Unthinkable . Fans Hit out at Controversial Plan
Byline: DAVID BOND SVEN-GORAN Eriksson's appeal for extra time to prepare for next year's World Cup has left his employers at the Football Association with a potentially damaging dilemma. When the 12 members of the FA board met to approve his...
Vintage Way to Lap It Up; Travel Editor Simon Davis Is Smitten by Europe's New Bespoke Driving Holiday - and a Friend Called Rose
Byline: SIMON DAVIS TAKE the first left at the roundabout," said a young woman whose voice was forthright but not without allure, "and you will arrive at your destination." And so I did, smack where I wanted to be. "Darling Rose, you are brilliant,"...
Voice of the Accidental Songstress; She First Came to the Public's Attention in October, Filling a Cancellation on Later. Now K T Tunstall Is Poised for Success
Byline: JOHN AIZLEWOOD LAST October BBC2's flagship music programme, Later, thought it had a crossgenre, cross-generational coup when it booked rapper Nas to play alongside his father, esteemed jazz trumpeter Olu Dara. The day before recording,...
Voting on Immigration
LONG before official campaigning for the election starts, it is already clear what the main issues will be - and how bitterly they will be fought. That is clear from the Government's announcement today of new policies on immigration, and from our revelation...
Watchdog's Bombshell for Borse over LSE Bid
Byline: JIM ARMITAGE THE Financial Services Authority today dealt what was seen as a hammer blow to Deutsche Borse's bid for the London Stock Exchange. In an extraordinary open letter, FSA chairman Callum McCarthy signalled the regulator's wish...
Wenger: Chelsea Could Suffer Next Season as Expectancy Levels Grow
Byline: STEVE STAMMERS ARSENE WENGER today warned Chelsea that they will find it much harder next season when they face greater expectations. The Frenchman looked back on a fortnight when Arsenal's championship challenge disintegrated and insisted...
Wenger Warning to Chelsea
Byline: STEVE STAMMERS ARSENE WENGER today warned Chelsea that they will find it much harder next season when they face greater expectations. As he looked back on a fortnight when Arsenal's championship challenge disintegrated and insisted he will...
Xstrata's Australian Bid Tipped to Get Thumbs-Up
AUSTRALIAN Treasurer Peter Costello has given his firmest indication he will not block Xstrata's improved A$8.4 billion ([pounds sterling]3.3 billion) bid for miner WMC Resources. While saying he had not made up his mind, the country's chief finance...
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