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Articles from April 16, 2011

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16 April Saturday
Byline: ROBIN WIGGSs FILM CHOICE Damn The Defiant! (1962) PG 2.40PM, MORE4 **** Alec Guinness loses an arm and his crew mutiny in this eventful Napoleonic adventure, one that doesn't suffer from moral complications. Guinness is excellent,...
17 April Sunday
Byline: RWs FAN OF MONK? TRY... Psych 7PM, UNIVERSAL *** If you enjoyed the quirkiness of Monk, this lighter spin on The Mentalist - about a fake psychic with hyperactive powers of observation - is worth a look. As new episodes from series...
18 April Monday
Byline: RWs FILM CHOICE The Ghost And Mrs Muir (1947) U. 11.15AM, MORE4 **** Deft romantic fantasy with the superb pairing of Gene Tierney as the demure Mrs Muir, and Rex Harrison as the ghostly sea dog who haunts her coastal cottage. Look...
19 April Tuesday
NEW TO FREEVIEW Prince William's Africa 8PM, PICK TV *** The prince is a jolly presence in this account of his charity work, which finishes with a marathon run by injured British soldiers. Listen out for the prince's corking story about chimps....
20 April Wednesday
BAFTA-WINNING ANIMATION Lost And Found 6PM, NICK JR ???? What's a boy to do when a lost penguin turns up at his door? That is the set-up for this wonderfully sweet animation, narrated by Jim Broadbent and based on the book by Oliver Je[bar]ers. The...
21 April Thursday
Byline: RW FILM CHOICE Forty Guns (1957) PG 11.45AM, MORE4 **** Sam Fuller's crazy, innuendo-laden western is played with admirable conviction. Barbara Stanwyck stars as the tyrannical overlord of an Arizona town, flirting and fighting with...
21 Years on, Kidnap Girl Alex Dances on to BGT
Byline: Hannah Roberts and Sara Nathan SHE captured the nation's attention when she was kidnapped from a maternity ward at just two days old. Now Alex Griffiths is taking to the limelight for a very different reason - on Britain's Got Talent....
22 April Good Friday
Byline: RWs FILM CHOICE Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1981) PG. 7.10PM, BBC3 ***** The best of the four films by a nose (just ahead of The Last Crusade), Raiders follows Indy in the race to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis do. The...
90mph Car Thief Wouldn't Stop ... Even for an Oncoming Train
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter THESE are the death-defying moments when a car thief careered over a level crossing just a few seconds before a train thundered past at 75mph. Terence Fowler, 20, raced off in a stolen red Mercedes after police indicated...
Activist Calls on Investors to Get on Board Its NatEx Plan
Byline: Rob Davies NATIONAL Express has exchanged a fresh volley of fire with its largest shareholder, Elliott Advisors, as the rebel investor laid out a vision of the future including a 'transformational' merger. Elliott - which holds 17.5pc...
A Good Spade Is the Gardener's Best Friend. Mine Was Made in a Wigan Foundry 20 Odd Years Ago and I Haven't Used Another Since!
Every gardener should take their tools seriously, just as a chef will take his knives seriously or a musician his instrument. Good tools don't make a good gardener, but do add to the pleasure of gardening. Yet for all that I love my tools, you actually...
Airbrushing Row over Salmond's Broken Promises
Byline: Alan Roden Scottish Political Reporter ALEX SALMOND was accused last night of 'airbrushing' history after he published a list of '84 manifesto commitments' achieved in office - but missed out several key pledges he made to voters. The...
All Hail the Horizontals
Byline: NIAMH O'DEA At first it seemed animal print had it, then polka dots looked like the front-runner, and fruit prints, as those have been paying attention lately will well know, are certainly after carving a niche for themselves. But the undisputed...
A Magnolia Finish
Byline: GARDENING NIGEL COLBORN SPRING has sprung with unusual gusto this year. Blossoms are rushing out in haste -- and the stars of this extravaganza are surely magnolias. They're big, brash and obtrusive -- but universally popular. And no...
A Magnolia Finish; Gardening
Byline: NIGEL COLBORN SPRING has sprung with unusual gusto this year. Blossoms are rushing out in haste -- and the stars of this extravaganza are surely magnolias. They're big, brash and obtrusive -- but universally popular. SAnd no plant has...
Amazons in the Arena; ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS
Byline: Compiled by Charles Legge QUESTION Have there ever been any female gladiators? If so, were they ever matched against men? THE female gladiator was known as a gladiatrix and they seem to have been something of a novelty act in Roman circuses....
...And Heroine Who Averted Disaster at a Level Crossing
Byline: Luke Salkeld IT was an act worthy of a comicbook superhero. Two cars had crashed on a level crossing, both drivers were stuck in their vehicles and a train was approaching. Without a thought for her own safety, Lucy Gale saved the...
...And Heroine Who Averted Disaster on a Level Crossing
Byline: Luke Salkeld IT WAS an act worthy of a comicbook superhero. Two cars had crashed on a level crossing, both drivers were stuck in their vehicles and a train was approaching. Without a thought for her own safety, Lucy Gale saved the...
Andy Townsend's Boot Room; My Clash of the Day
Byline: ANDY TOWNSEND I AM sorry to say if Blackpool don't get three points today they are all but relegated. Last week they got away with the defeat by Arsenal because everyone around them in the table lost. They won't be so lucky again. After...
A Nice Time with Nessie
Byline: JULIE-ANNE BARNES AT noon each day, a cannon shot rings out over Nice. It is believed to be a legacy from British Army colonel Sir Thomas Coventry, who had the cannon installed to ensure his tardy wife didn't miss lunch. Rumour also has...
AN INSPECTOR CALLS His Mission: To Test Hotel Hospitality to the Limit
SO, IS Margate the new St Ives? A couple more years should provide the definitive answer, but Frommer's, the travel publisher, has already spoken, mentioning this Kent seaside town -- with its amusement arcades, donkey rides and saucy postcards --...
AN INSPECTOR CALLS; His Mission: To Test Hotel Hospitality to the Limit
SO, IS Margate the new St Ives? A couple more years should provide the definitive answer, but Frommer's, the travel publisher, has already spoken, mentioning this Kent seaside town -- with its amusement arcades, donkey rides and saucy postcards --...
A Pizza and a Brave Face on Zeta's Day Out
Byline: Simon Cable and Daniel Bates CATHERINE Zeta-Jones has made her first public appearance since leaving the hospital where she was treated for depression. The actress, who has been diagnosed with bipolar II disorder, went for a low-key meal...
A Record Accies Aim to Miss
Byline: EWING GRAHAME Hibernian Hamilton Accies HAMILTON ACCIES may be effectively dead and buried at the foot of the table, 12 points adrift of St Mirren with only six matches remaining. But Billy Reid's men won't be lacking in motivation...
A SAFER BET FOR SIR ALEX; Pars to Hit Jackpot This Time
BRITAIN'S most successful manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, wasn't born with enough fingers on which to count the number of championships he has won in his illustrious career on both sides of the border. Manchester United have amassed no fewer than 11...
Ashton Gives Saints a Lift as Newcastle Mop Up Leftovers
Byline: CHRIS FOY CHRIS ASHTON'S late try last night lifted Northampton up to third to maintain their push for a home semi-final, but Newcastle managed to move off the foot of the Aviva Premiership table. Falcons captain Jimmy Gopperth landed his...
As Staff Face Cuts, NHS Bosses See Their Bonus Pot Double in 5 Years
Byline: Sophie Borland Health Reporter NHS chiefs have seen their bonuses double in the last five years even though tens of thousands of frontline workers face the axe to save money. Some officials at the Department of Health on six-figure salaries...
AV Confusion 'Would End in 2m Spoiled Ballot Forms'
Byline: James Chapman Political Editor A SHIFT to the alternative vote system would lead to almost two million people being disenfranchised, Home Secretary Theresa May is warning. Making her first intervention into the increasingly fractious AV...
A Very Fragile Beauty; the Normally Outspoken and Vivacious Sinead O'Connor Is a Shadow of Her Former Self. the Apparent Stress of Her Recent Marriage Break-Up Reveals
Byline: by Jenny Friel SITTING outside a cafe in Bray, Co. Wicklow on Tuesday, Frank Bonadio was dressed for the afternoon sun. In khaki cargo shorts and a navy V-neck with the sleeves rolled up, he sat back in his chair with his legs stretched...
A War Hero Found Dying in the Street in Portugal. an Accident? or a Sinister Cover-Up for Murder?
Byline: by Jim McBeth and Peter Campbell IN the half-light between night and morning, Lance Corporal Darren Lackie lay in a coma, a darkness from which he would not return. Bandages swathed the injury to his head and monitors bleeped a monotonous...
Ayr Plan Raid on Finals Day; Captain Kelly Plots Melrose's Downfall
Byline: STEVEN DONN AS the Press were being briefed in preparation for Scottish club rugby's Finals Day at Murrayfield, Ayr captain Damien Kelly greeted his Melrose rival Scott Wight in unorthodox fashion. The veteran Aussie second row, more...
Back-Up Boys
Byline: by MATT LAWTON WAYNE ROONEY has made an unfortunate habit of saying things he then regrets this season, as his absence from today's FA Cup semi-final at Wembley illustrates. But nothing now appears more ridiculous than the reasons he...
Banner Destiny in Their Own Hands
Byline: JOHN HARRINGTON GOING into tomorrow's final round of matches, four teams -- Clare, Antrim, Carlow and Laois -- still have a mathematical chance of joining Limerick in the Division 2 NHL final. However, it will require a couple of unexpected...
BAY CITY BAD BOY; Drugs Hidden in His Tartan Turn-Ups. Cocaine-Fuelled Romps with Britt Ekland AND Her Daughter. Thought the Bay City Rollers Were Squeaky Clean? Au Contraire, Says Their Lead Singer .
Byline: by Jane Fryer LES McKEOWN is eating his full English very daintily -- carving teeny strips off his fried egg, neatly dissecting his grilled tomato, sawing his fried bread into immaculate soldiers -- and talking in startling detail about...
BAY CITY BAD BOY; Drugs Hidden in His Tartan Turn-Ups. Cocaine-Fuelled Romps with Britt Ekland AND Her Daughter. Thought the Bay City Rollers Were Squeaky Clean? Au Contraire, Says Their Lead Singer.
Byline: by Jane Fryer LES MCKEOWN is eating his full english very daintily -- carving teeny strips off his fried egg, neatly dissecting his grilled tomato, sawing his fried bread into immaculate soldiers -- and talking in startling detail about...
BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR... Maybury Not Fooled by an 'Easier' Draw after Pain of Queens Loss
Byline: by BRIAN MARJORIBANKS IF ANY of the St Johnstone squad breathed a sigh of relief at avoiding Celtic in the Scottish Cup semi-finals and being handed a more 'winnable' last-four draw against Motherwell instead, Alan Maybury most certainly...
Begorrah, All Our Stage Oirish Is Lost
QUESTION From where does the origin of the phrase 'top of the morning' come? THE excruciatingly embarrassing phrase, which no one in Ireland uses, is a greeting that in full goes 'top of the morning to you, and the rest of the day to yourself '. ...
Belfast Boy Brunt Keeps West Brom Bouncing Back
Byline: by MICHAEL WALKER STAMFORD BRIDGE on the season's opening day last August: Chelsea, Premier League champions and Double winners, are hosting West Bromwich Albion, just promoted after finishing second in the Championship. It is 1-0 after...
Big Brother Trolleys That Watch You Shop
Byline: Rupert Steiner Chief City Correspondent ITS wire basket and wobbly wheels may make it seem like a regular trolley. But the latest high-tech Sainsbury's shopping cart is in fact more James Bond than Jamie Oliver. Britain's third largest...
Blowing in the Wind
Byline: by John MacLeod saturday Essay IAM on a high, windswept moor on a sharp, fresh April day and with only three great wind turbines for company, commanding an eminence on the ridge and visible from my own home. They hum and woosh, in steady,...
Bookies Will Be on Garde for Ruby Hat-Trick
Byline: by PEADAR FLANAGAN EAGLE-EYED punters will be looking for clues for the upcoming Punchestown Festival at the all-jumps meeting at Gowran Park this afternoon. But for Ruby Walsh, it will be just another day in his remarkable career. ...
BP's Russian Roulette Is a Dicey Gamble
SOME used to say BP's old slogan - Beyond Petroleum - should be changed to Beyond Parody. The company now seems to be approaching the point where it is almost beyond pardon. Thursday's annual meeting was a carnival of protest, with new chief executive...
Bullish Webber in Race to Keep His Job from Lewis and Co
Byline: SIMON CASS Motor Racing Reporter reports from Shanghai SO THE saying goes, 'If you can't beat them, join them'. With Red Bull seemingly on course for their third win in as many races, there are plenty of drivers to whom that adage applies....
Bullish Webber Won't Bow to Challengers; Formula One
Byline: SIMON CASS 'IF YOU can't beat them, join them,' so the saying goes. With Red Bull seemingly on course for their third win in as many races, there are plenty of drivers to whom that adage applies. Speculation ahead of the Chinese Grand...
Burgers for Gwynnie.But Only in Her Cookbook
Byline: From Daniel Bates in New York HER new cookbook boasts about serving up buttery pancakes, homely fries and burgers. Yet, not surprisingly, Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't necessarily practise what she preaches when it comes to maintaining her...
Campbell Ruled out for a Year
Byline: EXCLUSIVE By SAMI MOKBEL FRAIZER CAMPBELL was said to feel 'gutted' last night after being told he will miss the next 12 months with a knee injury. The Sunderland striker appeared to be on the road to recovery after suffering a cruciate...
Can Diamonds Be Your Best Friend? INVESTMENT EXTRA
Byline: BY IAN LYALL IF THE financial crisis increased the popularity of precious metals, then it had the opposite effect on the [pounds sterling]45bn-a-year diamond jewellery market. In the immediate aftermath of the meltdown it flat-lined as the...
Checking In
Byline: WILBUR SMITH YOUR FAVOURITE DESTINATION? I DIVIDE my time between Cape Town, London and anywhere else I might have to visit to research a novel. But after a few weeks away from Cape Town, I start looking forward to returning there - it's...
Church Fury over Easter Old Firm Match
Byline: Alan Roden and Erik Geddes FURIOUS church leaders are demanding that SPL bosses reschedule the Old Firm derby due to be played on Easter Sunday. The Church of Scotland says the timing of the fixture displays 'a complete disregard for...
Clarke's Verdict on Prison: It's a Waste of Money
Byline: Lucy Collins KEN Clarke today warns that expanding prison places is unsustainable and a waste of taxpayers' money. The Justice Secretary also denies being politically isolated over plans to reduce prisoner numbers, insisting his stance...
Come on Down. the Price Is Right; [Euro]15m Is Spent at Packed Auction as Bids Shouted from the Street
Byline: Jennifer Bray and Sandra Murphy IT WAS like the house buying frenzy had never gone away as thousands of people rushed to snap up 80 properties at the first distressed property auction ever seen in Ireland. And last night auctioneers described...
'COOKING Makes Me Feel So Calm and Happy'; Never More Content Than When in the Kitchen, with a Tea Towel over Her Shoulder, Hollywood A-Lister Gwyneth Paltrow, Whose New Cookbook-Cum-Family Memoir Is about to Hit the Shelves, Tells Elaine Lipworth That She's Actually a 1950s Housewife at Heart
Byline: Elaine Lipworth I had always assumed that Gwyneth Paltrow was a bit of a fanatic when it came to food. I imagined the beautiful and willowy actress following a rigid vegan diet consisting of brown rice and lentils, and spending her time...
Could a Pill Made from Olive Leaves Help Beat Heart Disease?
Byline: Pat Hagan A PILL made from the leaves of the olive tree could be a powerful weapon in the fight against heart disease, scientists say. According to research, the olive pill is as effective as some prescription medicines at reducing high...
CRAZY SPICE; She's Met Some Divas in Her Time. but, Says Geri Halliwell's Former Manager in This Car-Crash Memoir, There's No Star Quite as Needy, Eccentric and Endearingly Bonkers as .
Byline: JENNY FRANKFURT DURING her 20-year career in Hollywood, manager JENNY FRANKFURT worked with some of the greatest divas in showbusiness, from Mariah Carey to Jennifer Lopez. But none was quite so high-maintenance or needy as former Spice...
Critics' Choice
CRIME DRAMA Midsomer Murders, 3.05pm, RTE1 INSPECTOR Tom Barnaby, played by John Nettles, on the lookout for a murderer after a man's body is found tuied down in a miniature village. FA CUP Manchester City v Manchester United, 4.40pm, UTV...
Daddy Is a Former Cabinet Minister. Mummy Is the Sainsbury's Heiress. Look What Their Little Girl's Up To
Byline: Andy Dolan HER parents are said to be worth some [pounds sterling]40million. So you might think Ella Woodward would choose to concentrate on her university work without the distraction of a student job. But the 19-year-old daughter of...
Dancing on Film, the 'Disabled' Welfare Cheat
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter A BENEFITS cheat who pocketed more than [pounds sterling]50,000 by saying he could barely walk was filmed dancing and belting out hits as a pub entertainer. Geoffrey Lindley was given a suspended jail sentence yesterday...
'Dark Satanic' Call Centres; Strike by Civil Servants Who Moan Their Air-Conditioned Offices Are as Grim as 19th Century Factories
Byline: Gerri Peev Political Correspondent CIVIL service call centre staff who enjoy family-friendly hours and six weeks' holiday a year are going on strike over working conditions they liken to 'dark satanic mills'. The Public and Commercial...
'Dark Satanic' Call Centres; Strike by Civil Servants Who Moan Their Air-Conditioned Offices Are as Grim as 19th-Century Factories
Byline: Gerri Peev Political Correspondent CIVIL service call centre staff who enjoy family-friendly hours and six weeks' holiday a year are going on strike over working conditions they liken to 'dark satanic mills'. The Public and Commercial...
Deficit Deniers Are Trounced; COMMENT
Byline: by ALEX BRUMMER City Editor in Washington GEORGE OSBORNE is more confident than ever that the steps the Coalition has taken to cut Britain's public debt are right. He believes the stand in favour of bold and fast cuts is being vindicated...
Did Marlene Dietrich Plot to Murder Hitler? She Seduced John Wayne, James Stewart, JFK and His Father, and Even Set Her Cap at Edward VIII. Now a Tantalising New Book Asks
Byline: by David Leafe AS THE long black limousine pulled up unannounced outside the gates of Buckingham Palace, the guardsmen were surprised to see one of the most famous and beautiful women of the day reclining elegantly in the back seat. Marlene...
Different Kind of Whistle Blower
IF only the then aspiring lawyer, Paul McBride, hadn't decided to quit refereeing those 15 or so years ago, he might not have emerged lately as the SFA's nemesis. McBride, now a QC, served as a Class Three official for two seasons in the mid-1990s,...
Ditch That Rain Coat and Brolly - You're in for a Sunny Surprise This Weekend
Byline: Simon Creer If you packed away the barbecue after this week's showers then you may have been too hasty. Ireland is set to bask in temperatures of around 18C this weekend, with the clear skies and sunny weather set to continue into the...
'Do Your Best to Resist Reaching for Chemicals'; FIGHTING PESTS AND DISEASES
If a weed is a plant in the wrong place, a pest is an animal eating the wrong food. A range of animals - a healthy garden will have as diverse a range as possible - wants to live off and in your plot. But do your best to resist reaching for chemicals....
DR DEATH SUICIDE FILM BEING SHOWN IN SCHOOLS; Euthanasia Fanatic Gives a Workshop on How to Kill Yourself in Educational Video for 14-Year-Olds
Byline: Tom Kelly and Nick Fagge PUPILS are being taught about euthanasia with a video featuring a notorious assisted suicide campaigner nicknamed Dr Death. Dr Philip Nitschke is shown demonstrating his machine that delivers lethal injections...
Dr Death Suicide Film Being Shown to Pupils Aged 14
Byline: Tom Kelly PUPILS are being taught about euthanasia with a video featuring a notorious assisted suicide campaigner nicknamed Dr Death. Dr Philip Nitschke is shown demonstrating his machine that delivers lethal injections in the film, which...
Dubai Jail Victim and a Mystery Female Host
Byline: From Rebecca Evans in Dubai A BRITISH tourist allegedly beaten to death by prison guards in a Dubai jail was invited to the Arab state by a mystery woman, it was claimed last night. Lee Bradley Brown, 39, was on holiday at a [pounds sterling]1,000-a-night...
Dubai Jail Victim Was Invited by a Mystery Woman
Byline: From Rebecca Evans in Dubai A BRITISH tourist allegedly beaten to death by prison guards in a Dubai jail was invited to the Arab state by a mystery woman, it was claimed last night. Lee Bradley Brown, 39, was on holiday at a [pounds sterling]1,000-a-night...
Ecb Bar Door after Wessels Slips in; Quick Delivery
Byline: Edited by BEN WINSTANLEY RICHARD GIBSON THE England and Wales Cricket Board have claimed a victory in their crusade to reduce the number of foreign cricketers playing here domestically. They lost the battle when Riki Wessels signed a...
Ed Miliband Ally Attacks Labour Immigration 'Lies'
Byline: Gerri Peev Political Correspondent A CLOSE ally of Ed Miliband has attacked Labour for 'lying' about immigration. Lord Glasman - a leading academic and personal friend of the Labour leader - said that the previous Labour government had...
[Euro]1.67; What Drivers Are Being Forced to Pay for a Litre of Petrol on Our Most Expensive Forecourt
Byline: Simon Creer MOTORISTS are being fleeced at the pumps with the average price of petrol hitting a record 150.7c a litre. In Cavan yesterday, one forecourt was charging as much as 166.9c. The average price has risen by more than a cent...
Europe Is Shaken by Fresh Irish Woe
Byline: Hugo Duncan THE euro fell yesterday and gold surged to a record high as worries about the single currency zone and global inflation rattled the markets. Ireland's credit rating was slashed to just one notch above junk and Greece outlined...
Fake Names Can Be Real Dilemma; ... and Finally
A READER writes a question about the column, which it's useful for me to share. Mr P says: 'The letters you print about people's problems usually seem just to have a Christian name at the end. 'The person who has the problem with their wife, husband,...
Fame Set for More Glory; O'Brien Eyes Navan Prize
Byline: PEADAR FLANAGAN FAME And Glory goes under the microscope tomorrow when he makes his seasonal reappearance in the Vintage Crop Stakes at Navan. Trainer Aidan O'Brien, who often used this race as a stepping stone for Yeats, the four-times...
FARE Deny Rangers' Claims; FARE DISMISS CLAIMS OF A 'CAMPAIGN'
Byline: BRIAN MARJORIBANKS ANTI-RACISM group FARE last night dismissed claims by Rangers that they are the victims of a 'deliberate and targeted campaign' as the organisation insisted their aim is solely to tackle discrimination in football. ...
Farewell to the Country's Favourite Bear
Byline: Jim McBeth SHE went to her rest peacefully and painlessly after a lifetime of delighting children and adults alike. Mercedes, the most famous polar bear in Scotland, was put to sleep yesterday, bringing an end to the magnificent creature's...
Finn Has Final Say for Rovers; Battling Bohs Denied at Death
Byline: PHILIP QUINN reports from Dalymount Park Bohemians 1 Shamrock Rvrs 1 JUST when Bohemians appeared to have banked the capital's bragging rights, Ronan Finn rescued a lastgasp point for 10-man Shamrock Rovers at a throbbing Dalymount...
FIONA LOONEY'S Twitter Ye Not! We Imagine a Historical Event as It Would Have Unfolded in Real Time on Twitter. This Week in 1912, the RMS Titanic Struck an Iceberg and Sank
@stephenfry A tad on the bracing side on deck today. There must be an easier way to visit my friend Hugh in America! @crowsnest Iceberg! Iceberg! Dead ahead! Please RT! @wireless_op Should we make it a hashtag? #iceberg @captainsmith And set...
Five-Star Luxury Is Picking a Tomato and Popping It in Your Mouth While It's Still Warm from the Sun
Harvesting your own produce - judging when it's just ripe, picking it and bringing it indoors - is the culmination of all your work. But to enjoy your vegetables at their best, it's worth knowing exactly how to harvest them. Here are my tips: BASIL...
Flanagan Owes It All to King Kenny
Byline: FRANK KENT FOR his first trick debutant John Flanagan helped shut out an anaemic Manchester City at Anfield, if his encore comes at the Emirates he is likely to face a tougher examination. The 18-year-old right-back was given little notice...
FORGING OF A PRINCESS; A Caribbean Holiday with a Secret Boyfriend. Lonely Schooldays and the Truth about THAT Bullying. and, as We Reveal in This Compelling Series, How Generations of Steely Social-Climbing Matriarchs Shaped Her Character
Byline: Geoffrey Levy and Richard Kay THE CORPORATE clients loved her, especially the way she always seemed to be showing off her slender legs in tight blue shorts as she served gin and tonics and lunch. She was working as a deckhand on 72ft sailing...
FORGING OF A PRINCESS; A Caribbean Holiday with a Secret Boyfriend. Lonely Schooldays and the Truth about THAT Bullying. and, as We Reveal in This Compelling Series, How Generations of Steely Social-Climbing Matriarchs Shaped Her Character
Byline: Geoffrey Levy and Richard Kay, REBECCA ENGLISH, FAY SCHLESINGER and LOUISE ECCLES THE CORPORATE clients loved her, especially the way she always seemed to be showing off her slender legs in tight blue shorts as she served gin and tonics...
FREE Packs of Seeds for Every Reader; PLUS Part Two of Monty Don's Easy Guide to Growing Your Own Veg
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'Freeze, Bottle or Store Your Harvest and You'll Be Enjoying It for Months'; STORING VEGETABLES
How long will it keep? Five days at average room temperature after it's been picked. Leave in ground. If very cold, cover with 30cm (1ft) of straw. Up to a fortnight in fridge. In cool, humid spot up to 4 months. Two weeks in fridge; 8...
Garda Killer Must Serve Full 40-Year Term, Orders Judge
Byline: Helen Bruce A MAN sentenced to 40 years in jail for killing a garda has lost his High Court bid to be considered for a lesser sentence. Judge Michael Hanna said many might consider Noel Callan, 47, had already had his 'full quotient of...
German Quality-Scottish Craftsmanship!
The Kitchen Depot has been around a long time and has created and fitted superiorquality kitchens for thousands of totally satisfied customers. As a family-owned business, to this day the company stands by its founding values of honesty, integrity...
Give Rome the Runaround; If You Are Prepared to Go the Distance, Running a Marathon Can Be a Great Way to See a City
Byline: by Jenny Coad SPARE a thought for those elite athletes taking part in tomorrow's London Marathon, who will pound around the course in just a little more than a couple of hours. For some, it will only be another stage in the marathon circuit,...
Give Rome the Runaround; Running a Marathon Is an Unbeatable Way to Explore the World's Great Cities. JENNY COAD Goes the Full Distance in the Italian Capital
Byline: JENNY COAD SPARE a thought for the elite athletes in tomorrow's London Marathon as they pound around the capital in a little over two hours, the city's greatest sights passing in a blur. s For the rest of us, who take it slightly more...
Give Your Skin an Eastern Boost
Byline: SARAH STACEY Email Sarah at s.stacey@youmagazine.ie Sarah reads all your emails but regrets that she cannot answer them all personally A majority of Western women say they have touchy skin, prone to break-outs, rashes, even stinging. But...
Gleam Me Up
Byline: JEMMA KIDD CONCEALER Bobbi Brown Tinted Eye Brightener (1, [euro]30, Brown Thomas, tel: 01 605 6666) ensures that dark circles appear less pronounced. It is sheer and lightweight - unlike traditional concealer. Apply using the brush tip...
GOOD FRIDAY; Your Movie Planner
Byline: Simone Andrews, Vicky Thompson The Prince Of Egypt (1998) U 1.30PM, BBC1 **** Vibrant animated version of the story of Moses - the plagues and pestilence are ideal for the traditional techniques used. The all-star cast includes, among...
Grand Days Out
Byline: MARK HUGHES-MORGAN EASTER IS MY FAVOURITE TIME OF YEAR ISN'T it marvellous! The song of the birds, the swelling of the buds and the promise of summer. A favourite spring garden of mine is Exbury in the New Forest, 023 8024 5750, exbury.co.uk,...
Grieving Family Pay Tribute to Shot Daughter's Tragic Boyfriend
Byline: Sally Hind THE parents of the girl accidentally shot dead by her gamekeeper boyfriend feel no anger towards him, they said yesterday. Calum Murray killed himself moments after sweetheart Sophie Taylor was fatally injured when his gun...
Gung-Ho Gopperth Fails to Drag Newcastle out of Danger
Byline: CHRIS FOY IF NEWCASTLE are relegated, it won't be for lack of effort from the prolific Jimmy Gopperth, who last night moved a step closer to becoming the Aviva Premiership's top scorer for a second season in a row. The Kiwi, who finished...
Gwynnie's Secret: Kale Juice and Almonds!
Byline: From Daniel Bates in New York HER new cookbook boasts about serving up buttery pancakes, homely fries and burgers. Yet, not surprisingly, Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't necessarily practise what she preaches when it comes to maintaining her...
Halford to Profit from a Grey Day
Byline: PEADAR FLANAGAN MICHAEL Halford's tough seven-year- old Snaefell can land the [euro]40,000 Woodlands Stakes, which heads up a strong card at Naas this afternoon. The very likeable grey has a good record in this race, winning it three...
Hallelujah! Singledom Be Damned!
Byline: by Anne Gildea RECENTLY I realised that I've given up on love. The last chap I fell for presented himself as available -- then, surprise surprise, what I thought was a relationship was his seedy affair. After that, my hopes of a genuine...
Hands Up! Moment a Sham Wedding Groom Was Seized at the Altar
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter ARMS outstretched and eyes staring at the ground, the wouldbe groom in a sham marriage realises the game is up. Gafar Makanjuola, 32, thought he was moments away from being able to live and claim benefits in Britain...
HAVE FAITH; Communion and Confirmation Are No Longer Sacred Rites of Passage but Festivals of Lavish Parties, Ludicrous Outfits and Pre-Teen Tanning. Yet All Is Not Lost, as I Have Experienced - Remove Religion from Our Schools and Faith Will Flourish; SATURDAY ESSAY
Byline: by Dave Hannigan EARLIER this year, a man who had been sexually abused by a priest went to meet Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. The individual was apoplectic at the childhood suffering inflicted on him by a member of the Church and the subsequent...
HEROES OR ANARCHISTS? the Brixton Riots, Which Shook Britain 30 Years Ago This Week, Are Being Hailed by the Left as a Heroic Uprising. the Truth Is Rather Different
Byline: by Sue Reid EASTER was around the corner and a grand Royal Wedding was being planned. The Government was struggling with public spending cuts, young jobless totals, and control of immigration. But this isn't 2011. It was 30 years ago,...