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Articles from February 2, 2010

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20,000 Children 'At Risk' in Bad Nurseries
Byline: Laura Clark Education Correspondent THOUSANDS of children are at risk of neglect or illtreatment by nurseries or childminders, a watchdog found yesterday. Almost 1,000 childcare providers - catering for nearly 20,000 children - were judged...
A Ferry Big World Record; ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS
Byline: Compiled by Charles Legge QUESTION Considering the Guinness Book Of Records came about because of a dispute in Co. Wexford over what the fastest game bird in Europe is, are there any Irish entries in the book? THE concept of the book...
After Andy's Grand Slam Tears, His Mother Brings a Smile Back to His Face
Byline: Gavin Madeley LOSING a Grand Slam tennis final is bound to make anyone feel a little down in the mouth. But you can always rely on your mother to help cheer you up - as Andy Murray's did on a shopping trip the day after his loss in Melbourne....
...And the [Pounds Sterling]200m Family His Case Could Bring to Justice
Byline: Stephen Wright Crime Editor IT is a measure of their status in the underworld that police say the Adams family make the Krays look like minnows. Up to 25 people are thought to have been murdered - and dozens maimed - on behalf of the...
A New Season, but Still Those Same Old Faces
Byline: BARNEY ROCK ANEW season with new faces and new rules, but when we strip it all down we will be left with the same old contenders. Playing the pundit when it comes to the National League is not unlike stumbling into the bookies on the...
A Perfect Day for F Lying Kites
Byline: David Wilkes EFFORTLESSLY gliding above the snow-covered fields, these red kites know a good thing when they see it. Food is often hard to come by in winter for the birds of prey - but not when a kindly local has set up a feeding station....
A [Pounds Sterling]200m Fortune Built on Drugs and Sheer Savagery
Byline: Stephen Wright Crime Editor IT is a measure of their status in the underworld that police say the Adams family make the Krays look like minnows. Up to 25 people are thought to have been murdered - and dozens maimed - on behalf of the...
A Question of Faith; Doctors Quiz Patients on Their Religion in Bid to Encourage Healthier Lifestyles
Byline: Graham Grant Home Affairs Editor SCOTTISH patients are to be quizzed on their religious beliefs when they register with a family doctor. The NHS hopes to use the power of faith to encourage Scots to drink less alcohol and eat more sensibly....
Archbishop Condemns the Push for Mercy Killings
Byline: Steve Doughty and Fay Schlesinger MERCY killing is being legalised on the back of a celebrity-driven campaign and without reference to Parliament, the Archbishop of York claimed yesterday. Dr John Sentamu condemned the current bandwagon...
A Word in Your Ear - Say Sorry in the Right Way
Byline: Fiona MacRae Science Reporter IT'S never easy to say sorry. But it seems there is a way to ensure you won't have to utter it twice. Researchers have found the secret of getting your regret across is to direct it at someone's right ear....
Bad Weather Blow for Manufacturing
Byline: Joe Downes THE manufacturing sector deteriorated at a faster rate in January because unusually severe weather had an adverse effect on factory output, new orders and supplier performance. The NCB Purchasing Managers Index, which measures...
BANKS CHOKE SMALL FIRMS; Three Businesses a Day Collapse as Banks Cut Credit
Byline: Ian Carey HALF of all small businesses are being given less credit by the banks than they were six months ago. Although Brian Lenihan recapitalised three banks with e7billion of public funds on the condition that they support small firms,...
Banks Put Squeeze on Loan Customers; Anger as Interest Charges Rocket to Nine-Year High
Byline: Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor BANKS are turning the screw on customers with the highest interest rate on personal loans for almost a decade, giving them record profit margins. The rates have soared to an average of 12.4 per cent...
BENJANI CHAOS; Loan Move Hitch Caps Bruce Day of Misery
Byline: COLIN YOUNG Sunderland 0 Stoke City 0 SUNDERLAND will discover today whether Benjani's loan move from Manchester City will be permitted by the Fa and Premier league after they failed to meet yesterday's 5pm deadline. The Wearside...
BLINDED BY A HOOP DREAM; Keane Will Regret Swapping Spurs for Schoolyard Skirmish
Byline: by PHILIP QUINN FOUR years after Roy Keane, his powers diminished by age and infirmity, bookended a distinguished career with a wholly undistinguished spell at Celtic, Robbie Keane yesterday scaled Hadrian's Wall for all the wrong reasons....
Bolland's Move to M&S Worth [Pounds Sterling]15m
Byline: Lucy Farndon MARC Bolland will embark on a wide-ranging review of Marks & Spencer's business when he walks through the door with a lucrative [pounds sterling]15m transfer package on May 1. The quiet and thoughtful Dutchman, who has negotiated...
Bosses Using Their Credit Cards to Keep Firms Afloat
BOSSES are being forced to use their credit cards, raid their savings and borrow money from friends to keep their companies afloat, research revealed yesterday. The findings call into question the pledge by banks to provide businesses with the funds...
BREAST PAIN TORMENT; Male Doctors Often Dismiss It as Being All in the Mind. So Why Does It Ruin So Many Women's Lives - and Drive Some to Have Brutal Surgery?
Byline: RACHEL KAUFMAN BREAST pain is something most women put up with every month. They may also suffer the occasional ache, twinge or itchiness in one or both breasts, but usually the discomfort is a mild nuisance. However, thousands of women...
Brown Bid to Change How Britain Votes
Byline: James Chapman Political Editor GORDON Brown is to launch a last-ditch plan for a referendum on scrapping Britain's first-past-the-post voting system. He is expected to announce plans today to ask Parliament to vote before the election...
Brown Call for Vote on Electoral System
Byline: James Chapman Political Editor GORDON Brown is to launch a last-ditch plan for a referendum on scrapping Britain's firstpast-the-post voting system. He is expected to today announce plans to ask Parliament to vote on electoral reform before...
Brown's Bombshell on Voting Reform; Referendum Could End First-Past-the-Post Polls
Byline: James Chapman Political Editor GORDON Brown is to launch a last-ditch plan for a referendum on scrapping Britain's firstpast-the-post voting system. He is expected today to announce plans to ask Parliament to vote on electoral reform...
BRUCE S0 BUSY; Sadly, His Players Don't Get Message
Byline: COLIN YOUNG Sunderland 0 Stoke City 0 STEVE BRUCE spent a busy final day of the transfer window shifting players in and out of the Stadium of Light. And after his side failed to end their dismal run with another wretched display, he...
BRUCIE BONUS! Boss Sees Bore Draw but at Least He Cut Deals
Byline: COLIN YOUNG Sunderland 0 Stoke City 0 How fortunate Steve Bruce was that yesterday's transfer deadline was at 5pm, long before his two final winter additions could take in yet another inept performance from a Sunderland side who have...
Butcher Butcher for the for the Godfather Godfather; Jigsaw Killer's Admission That He Disposed of Four Other Bodies Could Bring Crime Family to Justice
Byline: Andrew Levy and Tamara Cohen THE MURDER confession of a bodybuilder who dismembered and scattered the remains of his victim over two counties could help police build a case against Britain's most notorious crime family. Stephen Marshall,...
Butcher for the Godfather; Jigsaw Killer's Admission That He Disposed of Four Other Bodies Could Bring Crime Family to Justice
Byline: Andrew Levy and Tamara Cohen THE MURDER confession of a bodybuilder who dismembered and scattered the remains of his victim over two counties could help police build a case against Britain's most notorious crime family. Stephen Marshall,...
Butcher for the Godfather; Jigsaw Killer Who Worked for Crime Baron and Admits Disposing of Four More Bodies Gets 36 Years' Jail
Byline: Andrew Levy and Tamara Cohen THE MURDER confession of a bodybuilder who dismembered and scattered the remains of his victim over two counties could help police build a case against Britain's most notorious crime family. Stephen Marshall,...
By the Way. Turn Down the Volume If You Want to Keep Listening
THE OTHER day I found myself standing in my clinic waiting room shouting at a patient. No I wasn't being unprofessional, I was simply forced to scream to alert her that she was next to be seen. She couldn't hear me due to the din of the decibels...
Cadbury Sale Close as Kraft Secures Investor Backing
Byline: Rupert Steiner KRAFT is expected to clinch just enough support from Cadbury shareholders today to sneak the controversial [pounds sterling]11.7bn deal over the finishing line. The American food giant needs acceptances of more than 50pc...
CAN KEANE BE THE SAVIOUR? Irishman Handed the Job of Turning Celtic's Fortunes
Byline: by PETER JARDINE YOU can watch Robbie Keane on YouTube wildly celebrating an Old Firm victory for Celtic over Rangers. It happened in a Glasgow bar almost two years ago, April 2008 to be exact, when the Republic of Ireland legend and Damien...
CAN KEANE BE THE SAVIOUR? Irishman Has the Job of Turning Celtic's Fortunes
Byline: by PETER JARDINE YOU can watch Robbie Keane on YouTube wildly celebrating an Old Firm victory for Celtic over Rangers. It happened in a Glasgow bar almost two years ago, April 2008 to be exact, when the Republic of Ireland legend and Damien...
Charlie Bird Is a Homing Pigeon - He's Coming Back!
IT WAS no secret that RTE's veteran reporter Charlie Bird was having a miserable time in America - in fact, they made a TV programme about it. But last night the State broadcaster officially announced that Bird's stint as Washington correspondent...
Chip in and Help out, Mr Gormley; LETTERS
WHEN the country was brought to a grinding halt and many people could not even leave their houses to buy food or fuel - I was just one of tens of thousands trapped inside my home - I believe our Government did little to help us. Although roads remained...
Could This Pill Banish Snores for Good?
Byline: PAT HAGAN APILL that combats snoring could be the secret to a good night's sleep for millions of couples. The once-a-day pill slashed snoring rates by almost 70per cent in a small U.S. trial. Now, larger studies are planned to see if...
Counihan Concerned about His Rusty Rebels
Byline: PAUL KEANE CORK boss Conor Counihan has admitted that his team are already playing catch-up on their Allianz league top-flight rivals. The All-Ireland finalists are the only county in the entire Championship not to have taken part in...
Cracked It - Six Double Eggs in One Box!
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter THE chances of cracking open a double yolked egg are pretty slim. One tenth of one per cent in fact. So imagine the odds of going through a half-dozen box from the supermarket and finding that all of them had two yolks....
Critics' Choice
Byline: TV previews by SOPHIE HEATH FILM: THE WRONG ARM OF THE LAW, 1.35pm, Ch4 ONE of Peter Sellers's last British comedies before Hollywood beckoned, this is an outstanding crime caper. Sellers's (pictured) gentleman crook, Pearly Gates, has...
Critics' Choice
FILM: THE WRONG ARM OF THE LAW, 1.35pm, Ch4 ONE of Peter Sellers's last British comedies before the lights of Hollywood beckoned, this is an outstanding crime caper. Sellers's (pictured) gentleman crook, Pearly Gates, has plenty of opportunity to outwit...
Deadline Day Is Just No Big Deal
Byline: by SIMON CASS The green shoots of recovery were conspicuous by their absence yesterday as the transfer window slammed shut, with only money-bags Manchester City splashing out. Barclays Premier League clubs spent just [pounds sterling]32million...
Destiny Calling Jefferies for Shot at Glory
Byline: by JOHN GREECHAN RELUCTANT to take credit for someone else's work, Jim Jefferies won't be shy about enjoying the moment if he can help guide Hearts towards the season's first piece of silverware. Among managers as well as players, those...
Did Hospital Pull Plug on This Mother to Save Cash?
Byline: Lucy Ballinger A GRANDMOTHER'S life support machine was switched off by doctors before her two sons could say goodbye because of 'tight resources', her husband claimed last night. Lai-Mai Pang-Cheung, 58, was critically injured in a road...
Did Orson Welles Father a Secret Love Child with Geraldine Fitzgerald When She Was Married?
Byline: Simon Creer SHE was the actress from Co. Wicklow whose career earned her an Oscar nomination and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was one of the most respected directors in the history of cinema. And according to his daughter,...
Don't Envy the WAGs - I've Seen Inside Their World and It's Shallow, Lonely and Miserable; as John Terry's Wife Is the Latest to Be Humiliated
Byline: by Alison Kervin COFFEE?' she asked in a breathy voice, indicating an impossibly shiny kettle in a kitchen so clean and white it gave you snow blindness just to look at it. Her tiny top was white, matching the sparkling tips of her nails....
Do You Really Want This Man's Hands on the World Cup?
Byline: by MICHAEL WALKER IF THERE are extratime and penalties, as in the last World Cup final, then it could be approaching midnight on July 11 in Johannesburg when the captain of the winning nation prepares to settle his hands on the famous gleaming,...
Drag Gons' Den on the H Hospital Ward; A Bandage to Put Cream on Your Back, a Blow-Up Cushion to Stop DVT and a Jab with No Needle. the Ingenious Gadgets Dreamed Up by Medics to Help Their Patients
Byline: CAROL DAVIS FRUSTRATED by problems while treating patients, some enterprising medical staff have come up with easier, cheaper or new ways of doing things. Here, CAROL DAVIS talks to those whose inventions have helped patients. GLASSES...
Dragons' Den on the Hospital Ward; A Bandage to Put Cream on Your Back, a Blow-Up Cushion to Stop DVT and a Jab with No Needle. the Ingenious Gadgets Dreamed Up by Medicals to Help Their Patients
Byline: CAROL DAVIS FRUSTRATED by problems while treating patients, some enterprising medical staff have come up with easier, cheaper or new ways of doing things. Here, CAROL DAVIS talks to those whose inventions have helped patients. GLASSES...
Drive Your Ambulance Too Fast and You're Fired
Byline: James Slack and Daniel Bates AMBULANCE drivers face the sack if they ignore a 'ludicrous' diktat that they must not drive too fast to emergencies. NHS bureaucrats have decided that paramedics who go as little as 10mph above the speed...
Dublin's Cars Slow Down, but Critics Change Up a Gear
Byline: Simon Creer IT'S either major inconvenience or a boost for road safety, depending on whether you're a driver or pedestrian. The 30kph speed limit - 18mph - that has been imposed on Dublin city been imposed on Dublin city centre is designed...
Edson Set on South Africa
Byline: PETER JARDINE NEW Bhoy Edson Braafheid has revealed how Holland boss Bert van Marwijk told him a loan move to Celtic could stamp his World Cup passport. The Bayern Munich left-back checked into Parkhead yesterday morning on a deal for...
Expect to See Harvey Nicks Glitterati on a Humble Luas; TALK OF THE TOWN
Byline: EDITED BY JAMES GIBBONS ALL roads will lead to Harvey Nichols on Thursday evening for what promises to be the fashion show of the season. Harvey Nicks MD Kenny Robertson will be sure to cause more than a few females in attendance to swoon...
Fabregas: It's Win or Bust in the Title Race
Byline: by MATT BARLOW C EsC Fabregas says Arsenal must beat Chelsea at stamford Bridge to keep their title hopes alive. The Gunners were chastened by the emphatic manner of their 3-1 defeat by Manchester United at the Emirates, as well as some...
Festive King of the Road; PETERBOROUGH
MY SHOPPING was almost over on Christmas Eve when I walked into the baker's shop to buy an extra loaf. I wished the shop assistant a very 'Happy Christmas' as she gave me my change. I was so looking forward to reading the Daily Mail in Costa Coffee...
Floating Is Now Back in Fashion in London; City FOCUS
Byline: Karen Attwood WITH travel services group Travelport leading the way with a [pounds sterling]2.2bn stock market listing, London appears set to become a hive of investment activity once more. But bankers warn there is only a small window...
Foreign Clinics Making Wild Claims. Growing Fears about Cancer. Are Stem Cells REALLY the Miracle Cure We've Been Promised?
Byline: JOHN NAISH NATASCHA Hughes is doing everything she can think of to raise money. She's baked and sold dozens of cakes, done a sponsored mountain climb, as well as skydiving from 3,500 ft. She's planning a quiz night, then a concert with a...
FREE Delia Smith's Ultimate Recipe DVD Collection; 130 SUPERB RECIPES ON FOUR DISCS FROM THE QUEEN OFCOOKING
TO CELEBRATE five decades of Delia Smith, we're giving away four fabulous discs from the nation's queen of cooking. Packed with more than 130 brilliant recipes, Delia's Ultimate DVDs cover four topics: Family, Dinner, Traditional and Party. Today's...
FREE Delia Smith's Ultimate Recipe DVD Collection; DAILY MAIL PROMOTION 130 SUPERB RECIPES ON FOUR DISCS FROM THE QUEEN OF COOKING
TO CELEBRATE five decades of Delia Smith, we're giving away four fabulous discs from the nation's queen of cooking. Packed with more than 130 brilliant recipes, Delia's Ultimate DVDs cover four topics: Family, Dinner, Traditional and Party. Today's...
FREE Delia Smith's Ultimate Recipe DVD Collection; DAILY MAIL PROMOTION; 130 SUPERB RECIPES ON FOUR DISCS FROM THE QUEEN OF COOKING
TO CELEBRATE five decades of Delia Smith, we're giving away four fabulous discs from the nation's queen of cooking. Packed with more than 130 brilliant recipes, Delia's Ultimate DVDs cover four topics: Family, Dinner, Traditional and Party. Today's...
Free Rprincess and the Frog Dvd and Glossy Poster
JOIN Tiana and Naveen for a magical Disney adventure through the New Orleans bayou with this amazing The Princess and the Frog offer from the Scottish Daily Mail. To celebrate the release this Friday of both the film and The Princess and the Frog...
From Blobfish to Starfish
Byline: Craig Brown WHAT would Martin Amis make of the blobfish? I hope for its sake that it never tries to make a play for one of Amis's former girlfriends, or it could well end up as obese saddo Kevin Blobfish in his next novel but one. I have...
Gannon, His New Town ...and 'A Debt of [Euro]48m'; Golden Circle Developer Sued by His Own Workers
Byline: Paul Caffrey HE i s one o f Dublin' s biggest landowners and was always regarded as one of the country's most astute property developers. But yesterday, Gerry Gannon found himself in the Commercial Court as his own workers demanded almost...
Get the Lifeblood of Credit F Lowing; COMMENT
UNEMPLOYMENT is at a 14-year high. The social welfare bill is crippling the Exchequer. Yet even more jobs are at risk, with almost one in three small businesses reporting that they are on the brink of closure and two out of three predicting further...
Getting Pupils Fit for Exams
Byline: by Graham Grant FOR most teenagers, revising for their exams is a dreaded, albeit essential, business that usually involves long hours trapped in their bedrooms, poring over textbooks. Now a new course is offering pupils the chance to...
Give MPs a [Pounds Sterling]15,000 Rise, Says Watchdog
Byline: Jason Groves Political Correspondent MPS ARE in line for a bumper [pounds sterling]15,000 pay rise after the next election under secret plans being drawn up by the new parliamentary expenses watchdog. Professor Sir Ian Kennedy, chairman...
GOLDEN BHOY; Transfer sensaTion; Celtic Lure Keane on [Pounds Sterling]65k per Week Deal; Robbie Roars into View as a Hero Figure
Byline: by PETER JARDINE and MARK WILSON CELTIC completed a sensational transfer coup last night as boyhood fan Robbie Keane finally pulled on the Hoops. The Spurs captain has travelled north on loan until the end of the season as manager Tony...
GOLDEN BOOTS! One Pair Cost 20 Bob at the Co-Op. the Other Earn Their Wearer [Pounds Sterling]5m. but as the Tatty Clod-Hoppers Go Up for Sale, There's No Doubt Which Are the Real ... HOW I SEE IT
Byline: by Robert Hardman THEY look like something which might have been fished out of an old canal. They could almost be the inspiration for the phrase 'tough as old boots'. The scratchy leather is still smeared with the mud of a Wembley pitch...
Grammars Get Top Marks for Boys
GRAMMAR schools do improve the life chances of working-class children, especially boys. Using Universities' Statistical Record (USR) data, I made an analysis of more than 75,000 male graduates who attended English schools and completed their first...
Grammars Get Top Marks for Boys; LETTERS
GRAMMAR schools do improve the life chances of working-class children, especially boys. Using Universities' Statistical Record (USR) data, I made an analysis of more than 75,000 male graduates who attended schools south of the Border and completed...
Greed Hits the High Street; COMMENT
Byline: by ALEX BRUMMER City Editor THE new chief executive of Marks & Spencer, Marc Bolland, must have been keeping a weather eye on Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs and his fellow investment bankers while he has been on gardening leave from...
Hangings. Sex Assaults. Deportation. Meet Kylie's Criminal Ancestors; the Mail Unravels the Family Secrets Even the Minogue Sisters Don't Know about - and the Dad Who Hails from Clare!
Byline: by Tom Rawstorne HER WRISTS bound and a white hood placed over her head, 69-year-old Dinah Riddiford was guided to the gallows that stood in front of the gaol. A crowd of onlookers had gathered to witness the execution but, as the noose...
Hangings. Sex Assaults. Deportation. Meet Kylie's Criminal Ancestors; the Mail Unravels the Murky Family Secrets Even the Minogue Sisters Don't Know About
Byline: by Tom Rawstorne HER WRISTS bound and a white hood placed over her head, 69-year-old Dinah Riddiford was guided to the gallows in front of Gloucester gaol. A crowd of onlookers had gathered to witness the execution but, as the noose was...
Harman Equality Drive Sinful Says Pope as He Plans to Visit Britain
Byline: Simon Caldwell THE Pope yesterday made an unprecedented attack on Britain's equality legislation, claiming Harriet Harman's attempts to bring in new laws enforced sinful behaviour. Benedict XVl condemned Labour's Equality Bill in extraordinary...
Harney Won't Refund Parents for Cancer Jab
Byline: Niamh Lyons Political Correspondent PARENTS who paid out hundreds of euro to vaccinate their daughters against cervical cancer are not entitled to a refund, Mary Harney warned yesterday. When the Health Minister abandoned plans to vaccinate...
Have Kerry Given Dubs Kiss of Life?
Byline: PAUL KEANE DECLAN O'Sullivan fears rivals Dublin may have been strangely liberated by last August's All-Ireland quarter-final humiliation at the hands of Kerry. That amazing Croke Park tie, when Dublin were expected to put several Kerry...
Have Those Bunions Forced Victoria to Give Heels the Boot?
Byline: Liz Thomas AFTER bravely insisting on sticking with the stilettos, it seems Victoria Beckham has finally conceded defeat in the battle of the bunions. The 35-year-old fashion victim, who until now wouldn't be seen dead in anything but...
Health Charity Sent Trainee to Her Death; Girl Visited Schizophrenic's Flat on Her Own
Byline: Paul Sims A CHARITY sent a lone trainee to the home of a paranoid schizophrenic who stabbed her to death, a court heard yesterday. Ashleigh Ewing, 22, was told to visit Ronald Dixon despite his record of violence and an arrest for threatening...
Her Face Matched Her Purple Polo-Neck
Byline: Quentin Letts Yesterday in Parliament JUST to the right of the Squeaker's Chair is a small enclosure for about five people. It is used by civil servants while their ministers are at the despatch box. The benefit of having this box down there,...
Hibs Trump City Rivals to Clinch Gow Loan; Miller out, MacLean in at Dons
Byline: by BRIAN MARJORIBANKS HIBS trumped capital rivals Hearts just before last night's transfer deadline by signing Alan Gow from Plymouth on loan until the end of the season. The 27-year-old is reunited with John Hughes, who was his mentor...
Hope for the 6,400 Facing Repossession
Byline: Ferghal Blaney Consumer Affairs Correspondent A DEAL to stop lenders repossessing the homes of those struggling with mortgage payments could be extended, if the Financial Regulator gets its way. I t wa n t s t o l e n g t h e n t h e...
Hope I Catch a Big Yin!
Byline: Steven Henry IT is a key date on the salmon-fishing calendar, traditionally toasted with a dram of single malt whisky. But when comedian Billy Connolly was given the honour of starting the season on the River Dee, he made do with a drop...
How Can I Fix My Varicose Veins? ASK THE DOCTOR
Byline: Every week, Cork GP Dr Pixie McKenna answers your questions I'M 32 and getting married next year. We intend to go on honeymoon to the Maldives -- but I have terrible varicose veins on both legs. It's a family thing as my mother had them...
How Fish Oils Add Years to Your Life; (and Take Years off Your Face!)
Byline: PETA BEE THERE seems to be no end to the benefits of fish oils. Not only are they said to boost heart, brain and joint health, but they also prevent cancer, eye disease and bone problems. Last week, a new study suggested they could assist...
How Irish Players Fared in January
THE WINNERS LEON BEST From training with the youths at Coventry to a fresh start at upwardly mobile Newcastle, Giovanni Trapattoni will be pleased to see the target man land on his feet. WILLO FLOOD Never truly gained the trust of either Gordon...
How to Cash in by Generating Your Own Power
Byline: Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor HOMEOWNERS are to be paid to generate their own energy, it was announced yesterday. Labour plans to offer cash incentives for electricity created through rooftop windmills, solar panels and woodburning...
How You Can Help Heal a Failing Heart; Thousands of Heart Patients Are Denied Vital Care That Could Improve Their Quality of Life - and the Answer's So Simple ... HEART CAMPAIGN
HEART disease is Britain's biggest killer, taking the lives of 120,000 people every year. While many others survive, their lives are often blighted by depression, anxiety, ill health and a fear of dying young. Yet their suffering is avoidable, says...
HUNT PAY RISE FOR GOING NOWHERE; Hunt Grabs Huge Rise for Staying Where He Is
Byline: STEVE SKERRY HULL CITY yesterday agreed to increase Stephen Hunt's wages by [pounds sterling]5,000 a week after the club feared the Republic of Ireland international was close to handing in a transfer request following a [pounds sterling]5million...
I Can't Imagine Ending My Life in the Way That Brenda Fricker Is Planning to but I'd at Least like the Option
Byline: Brenda Power IN the film My Left Foot, Brenda Fricker gave an Oscar-winning performance as the courageous and intuitive mother who refused to despair of her disabled son. Against all appearances, she believed there was a worthwhile mind...
I Don't Know What I Can Do to Beat Roger, Says Murray
Byline: MIKE DICKSON Tennis Correspondent reports from Melbourne IF IT was a blue Monday for Andy Murray then it was not exactly one full of hope for anybody who aspires to break Roger federer's monopoly in men's tennis. Of the 17 major events...
I Don't Mind My GP Knowing My Medical History or the Taxman Having My P60 but I Don't Want Them to Share the Information; as a National ID Card Is Introduced by Stealth, an Eminent Civil Liberties Lawyer Warns of the Perils
Byline: by Fergal Crehan THE Government's announcement last week of the planned introduction of a Public Service Card that will have the capacity to carry biometric data, will concern civil liberties advocates. The suggestion, a few years ago,...
If You Throw Enough Rules One Is Bound to Stick
Byline: BARNEY ROCK JUST like last season, this year's league will be played against the backdrop of new experimental rules which are unlikely to be too popular. There is a strong feeling that there is simply too much 'tinkering' with the rules,...
I'm Allergic to So Many Foods, I Can't Even Eat Raw Veg; Loose Women Presenter Andrea McLean Reveals How Food Allergies Have Made Her the Worst Dinner Party Guest. I Know I Get Lumped in with the Faddy Parade When I Have to Politely Decline the Creme Brulee My Host Has Prepared
Byline: ANDREA McLEAN THE whole thing started, innocently enough, with a severe bout of food poisoning 20 years ago. I was in my 20s, backpacking around India. The culprit was a bottle of water -- I noticed the lid came off too easily but drank...
Invite to the Terrorists; Full Body Scanner Veto Will Make Scots Airports 'Soft-Touch Target'
Byline: Graham Grant Home Affairs Editor SCOTLAND could become a 'soft touch' for terrorists after it emerged yesterday that full body scanners may never be installed in the country's major airports. Gordon Brown backs the use of the new technology...
Irish Celts Who Hit. and Missed
CHRIS MORRIS The full back quit Sheffield Wednesday for a jaunt north of the border in 1987 and it was the spark that lit his Ireland career. Morris became one of the most reliable players at Parkhead, filling the right back slot for five seasons and...
Is This a Major Step Forward for Safety on the Roads?
Byline: I FEEL SAFER Regina Lavelle IT'S TOO SLOW Philip Nolan EVERY morning, I walk to work down the quays from my city-centre flat. It was my choice to live there, yes, just as it's my choice to walk the couple of miles to work. I like the Liffey...
Italian Job; COMMENT
Byline: by ALEX BRUMMER City Editor XAVIER Rolet is seeking to open up some blue water between his leadership of the London Stock Exchange and that of his predecessor Dame Clara Furse. The Furse era was largely about keeping the predators at...
IT'S MY CALL; Capello Summons Terry for Crisis Talks; He Tells Sportsmail 'I Know Everything; TERRYGATE EXCLUSIVE; FABIO FLIES IN TO CLEAR UP FA MESS
Byline: MATT LAWTON in London and NicK Pisa in Chiasso FABIO CAPELLO broke his silence on the John Terry scandal yesterday as the Football Association insisted the Italian alone will decide the future of the England captain. As Terry was holding...
'It's Time Offaly Stood Up and Were Counted'
Byline: PAUL KEANE OFFALY captain Ger Oakley says it's high time the county stopped putting the term 'transitional' before its name. The Faithful County registered a morale boosting win over all-conquering Kilkenny in the Walsh Cup last Sunday....
Johnno Gives Tait a Licence to Thrill
Byline: by CHRIS FOY Rugby Correspondent MATHEW TAIT will take his place at the heart of an overhauled England back line at Twickenham on Saturday as one of four changes behind the scrum designed to help the hosts beat Wales at their own game. ...
Kamara's Head Filled with Swede Dreams
Byline: by MARK WILSON HE ONCE idolised Henrik Larsson from afar, swooning over the Swede's skills during his extraordinary period at Parkhead. Now Diomansy Kamara has his sights set on emulating his hero by claiming a place in the hearts of the...
KILLERS IN YOUR KITCHEN; Gender-Bending Packaging, Exploding F Loor Cleaners and Toasters More Deadly Than Sharks. as Scientists Warn of Poisonous Pans, the Other
SCIENTISTS claimed recently that non-stick frying pans could be bad for your health. A chemical used for their heat-resistant and stainrepelling properties was linked in research to a higher-than-normal incidence of thyroid disease. Here, Science Editor...
Killie in Treble Transfer Swoop
Byline: ALAN DOUGLAS SCOTT SEVERIN and Chris Maguire have joined old boss Jimmy Calderwood at Kilmarnock ahead of tonight's visit by Celtic. Former Aberdeen captain Severin, 30, has joined the Rugby Park club on loan from Championship side Watford,...
Kits for Kids
The Mail's Kits for Kids giveaway with Elverys Sports was so popular last year that we're giving away another [euro]150,000 worth of soccer and GAA kits in your team colours TODAY'S TOKEN IS ON PAGE 71 For more info please email kitsforkids@dailymail.ie...