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Articles from July 10, 2010

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FASHION AND BEAUTY 6 Fashion forward You can't go wrong with our colour-coded capsule collections 8 Mimi Spencer on why it's finally hip to have hips; plus, a bohemian wrap-sody 10 News in brief Multitasking micro-shorts are the new miniskirt 14 Style...
2,000 Claim They Are Too Fat to Work
Byline: Jack Doyle, Suzanne Chesterton NEARLY 2,000 claimants are on incapacity benefit simply because they are too fat to work, figures revealed last night. A breakdown of official figures showed the number claiming the handout for that reason...
229 Jobs to Be Created as Three Companies Expand
Byline: Irish Daily Mail Reporter THREE company expansions are to lead to the creation of more than 200 financial services jobs and 12 posts specialising in training for work on oil and gas rigs. US-headquartered firm Eli Lilly, one of the world's...
Acottage to Love; It's Not Too Late to Find a Hidden Treasure
SUMMER'S been pretty generous with the blue sky weather so far. And fingers crossed the barbecues will still be trundling out in August. So if you're thinking self-catering staycation, now's the time to track down a good last-minute holiday cottage,...
A Good Man Puts All on the Line to Stop Hse Stupidity; Commentary
Byline: by Phlip Nolan SOMEWHERE in this country, there is a six-week-old baby with cataracts. At this stage of the infant's life, he or she needs surgery. It is not optional. Without it, the baby's vision may not develop properly. Without it, he...
All Bets off When Joker Collides with Poker Face
Byline: MICHEAL CLIFFORD'S CLUBHOUSE ON THE face of it, you might think of them as being poles apart. Ben O'Connor plays his hurling wearing a poker face, while a pumped-up John Mullane wears the mask of a joker. Strip away the face powder, however,...
All the King's Men Who Were Too Drunk to Fight; the Sensational Diary That Explodes the Myths of the Battle of the Boyne Reveals the Blunder That May Have Changed History
Byline: by Turtle Bunbury DESPITE the grey mist that hovered above the banks of the Boyne that hot July morning in 1690, Captain John Stevens of the Jacobite army could clearly see the low hills where King William III's forces were camped along...
And the Awards for the Tournament's Worst, Go To
Byline: DES KELLY WORST FANTASIST Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz arrived at the post-match press conference in Durban following his side's soul-suckingly terrible goalless draw with Brazil and boldly announced 'the players are to be congratulated...
ANDY TOWNSEND'S TEAM GUIDE Holland V Spain
Byline: ANDY TOWNSEND'S STEKELENBURG 7/10 After the keeper's mistakes in the semi-final, I'd rather have Edwin Van Der Sar in goal. But he did well in earlier matches. VAN DER WIEL An energetic and ambitious right back going forward but I'm...
ANDY TOWNSEND'S TEAM GUIDE; Holland V Spain
Byline: ANDY TOWNSEND STEKELENBURG 7/10 After the keeper's mistakes in the semi-final, I'd rather have Edwin Van Der Sar in goal. But he did well in earlier matches. VAN DER WIEL An energetic and ambitious right back going forward but I'm...
An Inspector Calls
FIRST, the good news: this is a charming, 16th-century Cotswold inn that does excellent food and has five comfortable bedrooms. It's on the outskirts of a small village in a lovely stretch of Wiltshire countryside and it's good value. The bad news?...
A Picture of Dignity. but Can Family and Constituency Ever Save Gordon Brown from Brooding over His Political Failure?
Byline: by Jonathan Brocklebank SHORTLY after making his final commute from 10 Downing Street to his home in Fife, Gordon Brown sent a signed family photograph to some of his closest friends. The picture showed the soon-to-be ex-Prime Minister,...
A Portrait of Parched Britain (and It's Going to Get Even HOTTER!)
Byline: David Derbyshire Environment Editor IT is a scene more akin to the Australian Outback than England's green and pleasant land. The grass in London's Hyde Park and much of the countryside has been reduced to an arid tinderbox by the driest...
A [Pounds Sterling]99 HOLIDAY? GET AWAY! Tempted by All Those Ads for Suspiciously Cheap Hols? We Sent TOM MITCHELSON on One. Don't Book Yours before You Read His Hilarious and Cautionary Report
Byline: TOM MITCHELSON Are you, like thousands of Britons, planning a staycation this summer, convinced you can't afford sunnier climes? As the Daily Mail recently revealed, holidaying at home can be a false economy, thanks to the UK's sky-high...
Attempt to Stop Femme Fatale Spy Returning to UK
Byline: From Will Stewart, Daniel Bates, Daniel Martin WHITEHALL officials were urgently scrambling last night to find ways to prevent 'femme fatale' Anna Chapman from returning to the country after she admitted spying for Russia. They are looking...
Back to the Cold War; 'Irish' Russians in Spy Swap at Vienna Airport
Byline: Mail Foreign Service A RUSSIAN spy who used a false Irish passport was sent home yesterday as part of the biggest swap of secret agents since the Cold War. Richard Murphy, who travelled under the name 'Eunan Gerard Doherty', was one of...
Bank Boss Who Swindled [Pounds Sterling]80,000 in Fake Loans Is Jailed for Two Years
Byline: Catherine Shanks A BANK manager who swindled her employers out of [pounds sterling]80,000 by taking out fake loans was yesterday jailed for two years. Charlotte Walker got into financial difficulties after the breakdown of her marriage....
Bank on a Demolition Job in Cup
Byline: by SAM TURNER Britain's No 1 tipster SIDE with DEMOLITION (York, nap, 3.05) to crush his rivals in today's John Smith's Cup. Trainer Richard Fahey has pocketed today's prestigious handicap three times in the last decade and the six-year-old...
Bankrupt; Up to His Neck in Debts of [Euro]150m, Sean FitzPatrick's Days of Swaggering May Be over as He Tells Court He's Broke before His Creditors Can Get to Him
Byline: Sandra Murphy SHAMED banker Sean FitzPatrick has filed for bankruptcy rather than face the humiliation of having his creditors do it for him. Mr FitzPatrick , who owes [euro]110million alone to his former employer Anglo Irish Bank, is...
Bid to Stop the Femme Fatale Spy Returning to Britain
Byline: From Will Stewart in Moscow, Daniel Bates in New York and Daniel Martin in London WHITEHALL officials were urgently scrambling last night to find ways to prevent 'femme fatale' Anna Chapman from returning to the country after she admitted...
Blazing Banner
Byline: by MARCUS TOWNEND JOCKEY Johnny Murtagh's Group One celebrations turned sour as victory on Starspangledbanner in the July Cup came with a six-day ban that forces him out of the King George at Ascot and the first two days of Glorious Goodwood....
Bodycote Basks in the Sunshine
Byline: MARKET REPORT by Geoff Foster PHEW! On one of the hottest days of the summer so far, Bodycote provided a ray of sunshine. Catching the market by complete surprise, the world's largest heat treatment company revealed that full-year operating...
BP Gearing Up for Fight over Oil Spill Costs
Byline: Rob Davies BP is gearing up for a legal battle with its oil well partner Anadarko, after the US firm refused to pay a hefty bill for its share of the Gulf of Mexico clean-up costs. The London-listed oil major slapped Anadarko - which...
Bringing Sanity to Elf 'N' Safety Madness; COMMENT
DAVID Cameron gives voice to the frustrations of millions when he says, in this newspaper today, that 'health and safety regulation and bureaucracy has gone mad'. The past 15 years have witnessed the remorseless rise of myriad politically correct,...
Bringing Sanity to Elf 'N'safety Madness; Daily Mail COMMENT
DAVID Cameron gives voice to the frustrations of millions when he says, in this newspaper today, that 'health and safety regulation and bureaucracy has gone mad'. The past 15 years have witnessed the remorseless rise of myriad politically correct,...
Britain Is Burning! Parched Parks, Water Warnings. and It's Going to Get Even HOTTER
Byline: David Derbyshire Environment Editor IT is a scene more akin to the Australian Outback than England's green and pleasant land. The grass in London's Hyde Park and much of the countryside has been reduced to an arid tinderbox by the driest...
Brothers Drowned after Mystery Accident at Sea
Byline: Linda McGrory TWO elderly brothers drowned when their lobster boat encountered difficulties that were 'sudden and without warning,' a report has found. Danny McDaid, 70, and 68-yearold Francis drowned when their boat, 'Strath Marie',...
BT's Pay Deal Will Cost [Pounds Sterling]50m a Year
Byline: Simon Duke BT is having to sacrifice around 5pc of its annual profit, or [pounds sterling]50m a year, to avert its first national strike in nearly a quarter of a century. In a bid to end its bitter dispute with the Communications Workers...
Budget Watchdog's Credibility Crisis
Byline: Jason Groves and Ben Laurance THE Government's independent tax and spending watchdog was facing a credibility crisis last night after it emerged that it slashed its forecast for public sector job losses in the run-up to the Budget. The...
...But Heatwave Leaves England High and Dry
Byline: David Derbyshire Environment Editor WHILE Scotland faced a miserably wet weekend, it was a completely opposite story on the other side of the Border. The grass in London's Hyde Park and much of the English countryside had been reduced...
CAHILL'S BACK AFTER 'WALKOUT'; I'll Go Only When Dubs Board Say It
Byline: SHANE McGRATH DUBLIN'S preparations for their crucial qualifier clash with Tipperary were last night overshadowed by a flurry of speculation about a Barry Cahill walkout -as management denied that Jason Sherlock was poised for a dramatic...
Children Face Blindness as Operations Cancelled; Shortage of Anaesthetists Puts Dozens of Patients at Risk
Byline: Helen Bruce DOZENS of very young children are at risk of blindness after their eye operations were cancelled at Temple Street Children's Hospital, a consultant surgeon has warned. Professor Michael O'Keeffe said nine children's operations,...
Christy's Stake; Roche's Gelding Has Form for Sligo Hurdle
Byline: by PEADAR FLANAGAN THE Christy Rochetrained Stakers, who was an impressive winner at Tipperary last month, will be hard to beat if in similar mood in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Novice Hurdle at Sligo tomorrow. Jockey Alan Crowe had...
Coalition Could Even Carry on after Next Election
THE Prime Minister raised the extraordinary possibility of a non-aggression pact between the Tories and the Lib Dems at the next election as he mounted his strongest defence yet of the coalition. He assured Daily Mail readers that the Government...
Coalition Deal with LibDems Could Go on and On
THE Prime Minister raised the extraordinary possibility of a non-aggression pact between the Tories and the Lib Dems at the next election as he mounted his strongest defence yet of the coalition. He assured Daily Mail readers that the Government...
CORNERED; after Seven Days on the Run, Killer Holds Gun to His Head as He Is Finally Trapped by Police. and He'd Been Camping Right under Their Noses; Put Down the Gun Raoul, Police Yell; Tense Stand-Off as They Swoop on Fugitive by River
Byline: Stephen Wright; Chris Brooke; Paul Harris RAOUL Moat last night held a gun to his head in a dramatic stand-off with armed police. The killer was cornered by marksmen as police flooded into Rothbury at the end of an extraordinary week-long...
CORNERED; Face Down in a Field, Gun to His Neck, Fugitive Is Trapped by Police
Byline: Stephen Wright, Paul Sims, Chris Brooke and Paul Harris THIS dramatic picture shows the moment last night when fugitive gunman Raoul Moat was finally cornered. Lying flat out in the grass beneath a tree, he is surrounded by police marks-men...
CORNERED; Face Down in a Field, Gun to His Neck, Fugitive Is Trapped by Police; Tense Stand-Off as Police Try to Talk Him into Surrender; We Saw Him Put Gun to His Head
Byline: Stephen Wright, Paul Sims, Chris Brooke and Paul Harris THIS dramatic picture shows the moment last night when fugitive gunman Raoul Moat was finally cornered. Lying flat out in the grass beneath a tree, he is surrounded by police marks-men...
Could Best Buy Bring Comet Down to Earth?
Byline: INVESTMENT EXTRA by IAN LYALL AT the end of last month, Kesa Electricals unveiled a rather nondescript set of annual results, accompanied by a briefing that appeared to underwhelm the Square Mile. The strategy update, delivered by chief...
Council Chief Paid More Than the PM Pens a Poem Moaning about His Debts
Byline: Fay Schlesinger AS the generously paid director of finance at a large local authority, he commands a bigger salary even than David Cameron. But that hasn't stopped Nathan Elvery publically bemoaning his debt worries. And doing so in the...
Critics' Choice
Byline: TV previews by SOPHIE HEATH WILD WALES, 6pm, BBC2 FOR a small country, Wales has more than its fair share of wildlife. It's also breathtakingly beautiful; there aren't many places in the world where you can walk from a mountaintop, through...
Critics' Choice
Byline: TV previews by SOPHIE HEATH FILM: SUPERMAN, 3.10pm, UTV CHRISTOPHER REEVE (pictured) was not the first to don the 'underwear as outerwear' get-up, but he has become the most iconic. Here, in his first outing, Reeve's Clark Kent is awed...
Cruelty and Neglect: The Tragic Fate of the Dogs Who Race for Their Lives; as the Dog Breeding Bill Becomes Law, Offering Badly Needed Protection to the Thousands of Animals Bred in Commercial Puppy Mills, Why Has One Breed Been Left to Fend for Itself?
Byline: by Michelle Fleming ABANDONED and utterly exhausted, an emaciated Hope could barely muster up enough energy to lick the afterbirth from the last of her litter of ten greyhound pups before she collapsed in a deserted west Dublin field. Desperately...
Dancing in the Rain; They Came Armed with Sunglasses and Vuvuzelas but When It Lashed, the Eclectic Shower at Oxegen Still Gave It Plenty of Welly
Byline: Danny McElhinney reports IT is the headline act that returns to Oxegen year after year. And even an army of vuvuzelas couldn't keep the rain away from the festival opener yesterday. Brandishing sunglasses and their fog horns, young revellers...
Danger Man! Nothing Stops TV's Steve Backshall Filming the World's Most Exciting Wildlife - Not a Broken Back, Croc-Infested Waters, or a Malaria Attack a Mile Underground
Byline: Amanda Cable When a BBC film crew led by naturalist Steve Backshall were sent to explore an extinct volcanic crater in Papua New Guinea, they discovered a lost world of weird and wonderful creatures never before seen by man. Protected from...
Did This Gym Drug Send Moat Mad? Steroids Boost Muscle Tone but Can Also Cause Paranoia and Violent Tendencies. Fugitive Killer Raoul Moat Was Addicted to Them. and So Are Thousands of Fitness Fanatics across Britain; Pumped Up on Steroids: Fugitive Raoul Moat
Byline: SPECIAL INVESTIGATION by Tom Rawstorne EVERYONE who knew Matt Dear agreed that he was growing up into a fine young man. A sea cadet, his life-long ambition was to join the Royal Marines. He rarely drank alcohol and did not smoke or eat junk...
Did This Gym Drug Send Moat Mad? Steroids Boost Muscle Tone but Can Also Cause Paranoia and Violent Tendencies. Killer Raoul Moat Was Addicted to Them. and So Are Thousands of Fitness Fanatics across Britain; SPECIAL INVESTIGATION
Byline: by TOM RAWSTORNE EVERYONE who knew Matt Dear agreed that he was growing up into a fine young man. A sea cadet, his life-long ambition was to join the Royal Marines. He rarely drank alcohol and did not smoke or eat junk food -- so keen was...
Diet Drink Sweeteners Linked to Early Births
MOTHERS-to-be who down cans of fizzy drink containing artificial sweeteners could be at greater risk of having a premature baby. Research funded by the EU found a correlation between the amount of diet drink consumed and an early birth among the...
Dig This Lot! Portable Sinks, Pop-Up Greenhouses, Even an Upside-Down Plant Pot - the Latest Gadgets and Gizmos Every Savvy Gardener Should Have; Weekend Gardening
The Thingy [pounds sterling]14.95 Claiming to reduce back strain by more than 25 per cent, this gadget can be attached to a garden fork, spade, shovel or hoe to increase leverage and minimise bending. Easily transferred from tool to tool. www.rnlishop.org.uk...
DON'T BE SHOCKED IF SCOTS BREAK SPAIN BARRIER; Scott on Saturday
THERE'S something distinctly Scottish about the fact that, four days after our national side lost 1-0 to the Republic of Ireland in Dublin, they thrashed Spain 6-2 in Madrid. This remarkable result was recorded on their summer tour of 1963, with...
Do Sweeteners Bring on Early Birth?
Byline: Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor MOTHERS-to-be who down cans of fizzy drink containing artificial sweeteners could be at greater risk of having a premature baby. Research funded by the EU found a correlation between the amount of...
DOWN MEMORY LANE; This Weekend in GAA Championship History
2004 Limerick came within the flesh of Darragh O Se's fingertips of ending their 108-year wait for a Munster senior football title. A fractious final at the Gaelic Grounds ended in 1-10 apiece stalemate but Eoin Keating had three chances in injurytime...
DRIVEN DARREN IS RIGHT AS RAIN; Clarke Goes Three Clear as Mickelson Misses Cut
Byline: by JOHN GREECHAN ON a day when some of the game's big beasts were forced to endure water torture by yon soggy banks, how on sodden earth did Darren Clarke manage to get himself home and dry with such apparent ease? While Phil Mickelson...
DRUG ROW TAKES THE SHINE OFF 100m CLASH
Byline: ATHLETICS By NEIL WILSON ASAFA POWELL was last night distracted from preparing for his 100metres race with Tyson Gay at Gateshead by yet another doping scandal back home in Jamaica. The former world record-holder, who shares this year's...
Earl Spencer's [Pounds Sterling]21m Boot Sale; Clear-Out Pays for Upkeep of Diana's Family Home
Byline: Fay Schlesinger HE publicly attacked his stepmother for allegedly selling family heirlooms to pay the bills at Princess Diana's ancestral home. But Earl Spencer was yesterday more than [pounds sterling]21million better off after auctioning...
Earl's [Pounds Sterling]21m Boot Sale for Diana's Family Home
Byline: Fay Schlesinger HE publicly attacked his stepmother for allegedly selling family heirlooms to pay the bills at Princess Diana's ancestral home. But yesterday Earl Spencer was more than [pounds sterling]21million better off after auctioning...
Easy on the Ferrero Rocher, Ambassador; COMMENT
UNEMPLOYMENT is at record levels, public services - including respite care - are being cut to the bone and Brian Lenihan is looking for a further [euro]3billion in cuts in the December budget. And yet at the same time he wants to increase State...
Eight Days of Fear and Farce; Gunman Issued Chilling Threats as He Eluded Huge Manhunt
Byline: Chris Brooke THE eight days since Raoul Moat launched his shooting spree and catapulted himself into the headlines have seen one of the most high-profile manhunts in British history. Throughout, he kept one step ahead of police before...
Enjoy Them While You Can, My Lords; Drive to Strip Non-Doms of Their Titles Grows
Byline: Daniel Martin Political Correspondent THE five 'non doms' who resigned from the Lords could be stripped of their titles following a growing rebellion among MPs and peers. he of withered years, people chamber still sort of ideal. individuals...
Executive's Temps Bill Soars by [Pounds Sterling]3m; Costs Rise 50pc despite Drop in Staff Numbers
Byline: Andrew Picken Scottish Political Reporter THE cost of hiring hundreds of temporary workers for the Scottish Executive has jumped by more than [pounds sterling]3million in the space of just one year. Despite looming budget cuts and promises...
Extra [Euro]1mtospend on Cocktail Circuit; Ministers Splashing out Funds 'Hand over Fist'
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor FUNDS for respite care and creating jobs are be ing squeezed... but minis ters have found an extra [euro]lmillion to entertain. Yesterday it appeared par tying had come under the same heading as bankers and...
Facing Life in Jail. Man Who Shook Baby So Hard It Was Left Brain Damaged
Byline: Ben Archibald A MAN who beat a sixweek-old baby so badly he suffered brain damage is facing life imprisonment after being found gui lty of attempted murder. Raymond McPhee shook the child so hard that the infant was left with permanent...
Feeling Lucky Now, Jim? Models, a Drugs Scandal, Drink Driving Raps. Strange Things Keep Happening around the Mansfields, Yet Still They Survive. but Can They Ride out the Storm That Threatens the Empire?
Byline: Sheila Flynn BARELY a soul doesn't know of Jim Mansfield and his Citywest empire - and most even have a cursory knowledge of his rags-to-riches story, how he came out of nowhere with little education to become one of the richest men in Ireland....
Five Years on, Pamela Loses Deportation Fight
Byline: Sandra Murphy A NIGERIAN mother accused of making up a story about a dead baby to secure asylum lost her five-year battle to stay here yesterday. Pamela Izevbekhai, 37, claims her 17-month-old daughter, Elizabeth, bled to death after...
Forget Sexy Football, It's Time to Win
Byline: by RUUD GULLIT former captain of Holland IT'S SUCH a big thing for Holland to reach the World Cup final, especially for a country as small as ours. Yet there has still been criticism back home because the team have been so conservative....
Friday
Byline: RW ONE FOR MUSIC BUFFS Merle Haggard 9PM, BBC4 *** Winning profile of the 73-year-old country star, a colourful product of the Great Depression. Haggard's musical inspiration came when he was an inmate at San Quentin, and Johnny Cash...
FRIDAY; Your Movie Planner
Byline: Simone Andrews and Vicky Thompson Just Desserts (2004) PG 3.05PM, FIVE ** More obvious titling from the made-for-TV genre - a romcom centred around a baking competition, where pernickety pastry chef Lauren Holly might just be able to...
From the Prince of Darkness, a Tale with a Sting
Byline: Jason Groves Political Correspondent PETER Mandelson donned the smoking jacket and cravat of the archetypal cad last night as he prepared to stick the knife into his New Labour colleagues. In a TV advert for the serialisation of his autobiography,...
From the Prince of Dark Ness, a Tale with a Sting
Byline: Jason Groves Political Correspondent PETER Mandelson paraded in the smoking jacket and cravat of the archetypal cad last night as he prepared to stick the knife into his New Labour colleagues. In a TV advert for the serialisation of his...
Fury as UK Envoy Hails Terror Chief; Hague Faces Calls to Sack Our Woman in Beirut
Byline: Jason Groves, Matthew Kalman in Jerusalem WILLIAM Hague was under pressure to sack Britain's ambassador to the Lebanon last night after she heaped praise on the spiritual leader of the terrorist group Hezbollah. In an extraordinary 'personal...
Fury as UK Envoy Hails Terror Chief; Hague Faces Calls to Sack Our Woman in Beirut
Byline: Jason Groves in London and Matthew Kalman in Jerusalem WILLIAM Hague was under pressure to sack Britain's ambassador to the Lebanon last night after she heaped praise on the spiritual leader of the terrorist group Hezbollah. In an extraordinary...
Fury as UK Envoy Hails Terror Chief; Hague Faces Calls to Sack Our Woman in Beirut
Byline: Jason Groves in London and Matthew Kalman in Jerusalem WILLIAM Hague was under pressure to sack Britain's ambassador to the Lebanon last night after she heaped praise on the spiritual leader of the terrorist group Hezbollah. In an extraordinary...
Fury as UK Envoy Hails Terror Chief; Hague Faces Calls to Sack Our Woman in Beirut
Byline: Jason Groves in London and Matthew Kalman in Jerusalem WILLIAM Hague was under pressure to sack Britain's ambassador to the Lebanon last night after she heaped praise on the spiritual leader of the terrorist group Hezbollah. In an extraordinary...
Fury of Mother Arrested for Refusing to Give Children Their Ball Back
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter WHEN a cricket ball belonging to her neighbours' children kept landing on her property, Lorretta Cole gritted her teeth and handed it back. But when it damaged her car, she decided enough was enough. To teach them...
Gazza Turns Up to Help Him
AFTER all the dramatic twists and turns of the past week, it was probably the most unpredictable of all. As snipers focused their sights on Raoul Moat - and as he threatened to blow his head off - former England footballer Paul Gascoigne turned...
Gibson 'Threatened to Bury Lover in Garden'
Byline: Mail Foreign Service MEL GIBSON threatened to bury his former lover in his rose garden, it was claimed yesterday. The star, who is being investigated by Los Angeles police, has already allegedly been caught on tape admitting he punched...
Glaxo Smith Kline's Diabetes Drug under Fresh Scrutiny
Byline: Tom Bawden DRUGS giant GlaxoSmithKline's key Avandia diabetes treatment could be banned on both sides of the Atlantic as regulators separately prepare to give their verdicts on its future. GSK's one-time biggest selling drug will be reviewed...
GlaxoSmithKline's Diabetes Drug under Fresh Scrutiny
Byline: Tom Bawden DRUGS giant GlaxoSmithKline's key Avandia diabetes treatment could be banned on both sides of the Atlantic as regulators separately prepare to give their verdicts on its future. GSK's one-time biggest selling drug will be reviewed...
Golden Boys Are Primed to Deliver a Silver Lining
Byline: Chief sports writer MARTIN SAMUEL AT McLAREN'S gleaming motor home, a vast, modern, black, silver and glass edifice, three storeys high and towering over the neighbouring Ferrari quarters on the Silverstone paddock, music blares and giant...
GPs Demand More Pay to Run Health Spending
Byline: Daniel Martin Political Correspondent GPs are set to demand even more money from taxpayers before they agree to plans to give them control of the NHS, it emerged last night. Family doctors in Britain are already the most highly paid in...
GPs Want Even More Pay to Run NHS Spending
Byline: Daniel Martin Political Correspondent GPs are set to demand even more money from taxpayers before they agree to plans to give them control of the NHS, it emerged last night. Family doctors in Britain are already the most highly paid in...
Grass with Class
Byline: GARDENING NIGEL COLBORN When considering grass, it's important to think beyond turf. This huge, varied plant family has much to offer besides perfect lawns and level sports fields. But be cautious -- grass can spell trouble, as well as joy....
Grass with Class; Gardening
Byline: NIGEL COLBORN WHEN considering grass, it's important to think beyond turf. This huge, varied plant family has much to offer besides perfect lawns and level sports fields. But be cautious - grass can spell trouble, as well as joy. Ornamental...
Haplessin Strapless; It May Be the Dress Everyone's Wearing, but Beware the Strapless Trap, Says Mimi Spencer. Whatever Your Shape, It Can Be Difficult and Unforgiving
Byline: Mimi Spencer you'll probably have noticed by now that this is the summer of the strapless dress - precisely the sort of trend that makes me weep helplessly into my fists. Enough of the strapless dress, I say! Down with it, torch it, turn...
Hats off to Uncle Sam's Air Heroes
Byline: Compiled by Charles Legge QUESTION Why was the 94th Fighter Squadron known as the Hat in the Ring Squadron? THE 94th Fighter Squadron was inaugurated at Kelly Field, Texas, on August 20, 1917, as the 94th Aero Squadron. In April 1918, it...
Hats off to Uncle Sam's Air Heroes; ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS
Byline: Compiled by Charles Legge QUESTION Why was the 94th Fighter Squadron known as the hat in the ring Squadron? THE 94th Fighter Squadron was inaugurated at Kelly Field, Texas, on August 20, 1917, as the 94th Aero Squadron. In April 1918,...
Hats off to Uncle Sam's Air Heroes; Compiled by Charles Legge
Byline: compiled by CHARLES LEGGE QUESTIoN why was the 94th Fighter Squadron known as the hat in the ring Squadron? The 94th Fighter Squadron was inaugurated at Kelly Field, Texas, on August 20, 1917, as the 94th Aero Squadron. In April 1918, it...
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Byline: by MARCUS TOWNEND JOCKEY Johnny Murtagh's Group One celebrations turned sour as victory on Starspangledbanner in the July Cup came with a six-day ban that forces him out of the King George at Ascot and the first two days of Glorious Goodwood....
Heads Face [Pounds Sterling]142,000 Salary Cap
Byline: Sarah Harris HEADTEACHERS could have their pay capped at [pounds sterling]142,500 - the same salary as the Prime Minister. Education Secretary Michael Gove is planning to clamp down on the wages of senior school staff as part of the two-year...
Heads Facing Pay Cap of [Pounds Sterling]142,000; Gove Targets Salaries Higher Than the PM's
Byline: Sarah Harris HEADTEACHERS could have their pay capped at [pounds sterling]142,500 - the same salary David Cameron is paid as Prime Minister. Education Secretary Michael Gove is planning to clamp down on the wages of senior school staff...
'Help Children in Africa, Rather Than Give Them a Hollywood Backdrop'
Byline: Annabel Rivkin T asha de Vasconcelos is virtually impossible to interrupt. Wow, the woman can talk. And she will not let her point rest until she feels that it has been thoroughly exhausted. With many top models this unselfconscious ability...
He's Ready to Rock; Stage Set for Collins' Progressive Colt to Shine at Fairyhouse
Byline: PEADAR FLANAGAN ROW in with Rock Jock, with the each-way proviso, in the listed Belgrave Stakes at Fairyhouse this afternoon. Cases can be made for several of the runners that will be on view in this , affair. But racey Collins' progressive...
His Celebrity Is the Only Reason Tiger Is Tolerated
Byline: brenda.power HERE is a surefire way to ensure an adoring, uncritical and ultra-secure reception for the Queen on her proposed royal visit: She could caddy for Tiger Woods at the next JP McManus Pro-Am. She'd be guaranteed a five-man phalanx...
Holyrood Union Officials Cost Taxpayers [Pounds Sterling]344,000
Byline: Andrew Picken Scottish Political Reporter TAXPAYERS are footing a [pounds sterling]344,000-a-year bill to help union officials defend the unrivalled pay and conditions enjoyed by Scotland's army of civil servants. The Scottish Executive...
Home Truths
Byline: Lindsay Nicholson We should be due for some good weather this weekend. Not that it will make much difference to me as, along with thousands of teenage girls and quite a few of their mums, I will be in a darkened cinema watching an impossibly...
Homework for Grown-Ups; Everything You Learnt at School. but Can You Remember?
A new book draws on homework from the past. So how tough was it then? 1. which school of literary criticism deals with signifiers (words) and signified (the things those words describe)? a) New historicism b) russian formalism c) New criticism d)...
Horoscopes
Byline: SAL LY BROMPTON cancer 22 june-23 july There is a solar eclipse in your birth sign tomorrow, preceded by a marvellous aspect between Mercury, planet of the mind and communication, and Jupiter, planet of success and good fortune. So take...
How the Christian Soldiers Battled for Scotland; Ancient Order Was Secret Weapon That Helped Bruce to Victory at Bannockburn
Byline: by Jim McBeth THEY dedicated their lives to war and God, impressing the sign of the cross on their foreheads with the hilt of a broadsword. On the field of battle for 200 years, the warrior monks of the Knights Templar had never retreated,...
Huberbod May Love Dining in Nando's but My Date with the Peri Peri Chain Was No Red Hot Encounter
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I Can't Tell My Girls Their Mother Died, Sobs Driver
Byline: Kris Gilmartin A DEVASTATED father broke down yesterday as he revealed he cannot bring himself to tell his two young daughters that their mother is dead. Limi Sharmeen Mostafa was killed in a crash as the family drove from Aberdeen to...