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Articles from July 1, 2010

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130,000 Scots Jobs on the Line as Spending Cuts Begin to Bite
Byline: Andrew Picken Scottish Political Reporter UP TO 130,000 Scots face losing their jobs as a result of looming tax hikes and public spending cuts, top economists have warned. The grim prediction comes from the respected Fraser of Allander...
8 Greats Who Want to Rule the World
Byline: IAN LADYMAN HOLLAND v BRAZIL Tomorrow, Port Elizabeth, 3pm URUGUAY v GHANA Tomorrow, Johannesburg, 7.30pm ARGENTINA v GERMANY Saturday, Cape Town, 3pm PARAGUAY v SPAIN Saturday, Johannesburg, 7.30pm IN terms of excitement, drama...
8 Greats Who Want to Rule the World
HOLLAND v BRAZIL Tomorrow, Port Elizabeth, 3pm URUGUAY v GHANA Tomorrow, Johannesburg, 7.30pm ARGENTINA v GERMANY Saturday, Cape Town, 3pm PARAGUAY v SPAIN Saturday, Johannesburg, 7.30pm IN terms of excitement, drama and tension, the last...
8GREATS WHO WANT TO RULE THE WORLD; HOLLAND V BRAZIL Tomorrow, Port Elizabeth, 3pm; URUGUAY V GHANA Tomorrow, Johannesburg, 7.30pm; ARGENTINA V GERMANY Saturday, Cape Town, 3pm; PARAGUAY V SPAIN Saturday, Johannesburg, 7.30pm
IN terms of excitement, drama and tension, the last eight of a World Cup is where the tournament really starts. The weak and the feeble -- in other words, England -- have gone home and the real heavyweights remain. Starting tomorrow, battle will commence...
All the White Stuff
Byline: ELIZA SCARBOROUGH WHITE should never be regarded as a non-colour. Its striking simplicity can be a dramatic backdrop for accessories that will transform it from simple to sophisticated. And no other colour shows off a summer tan better....
Almost Bust, McNamara Plans [Euro]100m Cinema Deal
Byline: Ferghal Blaney HE'S within a whisker of being made bankrupt and has had his art collection seized by creditors, but Bernard McNamara is set to hook up with 'zombie bank' Anglo on an ambitious project. The Nama-bound developer and bailed-out...
A Maverick and Highly Able, but Ken Clarke's Prison Policy Reveals His Monumental Arrogance
Byline: Stephen Glover The 2010 Tory election manifesto is a document that has about as much relevance to our lives as the Dead Sea Scrolls. So many of its pledges have been withdrawn, modified or forgotten that you may think it no longer worth...
A Medal and Another [Pounds Sterling]67,000 for Moneybags Blair
TONY BLAIR is to receive a medal and [pounds sterling]67,000 cash for bringing 'liberty' to the world. The former prime minister was named yesterday as the 2010 recipient of the annual Liberty Award in the U.S. He will be presented with the medal...
American American Beauty; BEAUTY CONFIDENTIAL
Byline: ELSA McALONAN Gone are the days when you had to travel across the pond to buy American products. Some of the UK's favourite beauty buys were born in the USA and are now readily available here. To mark American Independence Day on Sunday,...
American Beauty; BEAUTY CONFIDENTIAL
Byline: ELSA McALONAN GONE are the days when you had to travel across the pond to buy American products. Some of our favourite beauty buys were born in the USA and are now readily available here. To mark American Independence Day on Sunday, ELSA...
Ancient Egypt; Follow in the Footsteps of Ancient Egyptian Kings, the Pharaohs and Even Agatha Christie When You Step Back into Time with a Cruise Down the Majestic River Nile on Board Luxury Cruiser, the MS Sherry Boat
THERE is something exquisitely special about going with the flow on a cruise down the majestic River Nile. Stepping on board a Nile cruiser is the most relaxing way to view all the incredible sites Egypt has to offer. Imagine following in the...
And Finally ... Don't Say You Love Me When You Don't
Byline: by Patricia Carswell LaST week I was having a perfectly cordial chat with a friend on the phone. Not my best friend, but someone who I liked a lot and enjoyed meeting for tea. We pencilled in another date and as I went to ring off my...
ANDY DELIVERS A PERFECT LINE; Murray Is Too Strong as Tsonga Blunder Turns the Match
Byline: by MIKE DICKSON Tennis Correspondent IF Andy Murray does something extraordinary like win Wimbledon this year, he will look back at one flailing backhand return of serve in a second, stomach-churning tiebreak. The score was 5-5 and the...
An Irish American Family at a Barbecue: A Portrait of the Murphys before They Were Unmasked as Russian Spies
Byline: From Daniel Bates in New York THEY look like any other suburban American couple enjoying a barbecue on the patio. But their neighbours did not realise that the 'All-American' family next door apparently had one shocking secret - they...
An Olympic Silver Medal Sprinter Racing a Horse over 100 Metres. Guess Who Won
Byline: Katherine Faulkner AS a former world champion sprinter, Jamie Baulch is used to being one of the fastest things on two legs. The only problem in his latest race was, his opponent had four. Or six if you count the jockey on top. The...
A Perfect Day for 'Genius' Djokovic
Byline: NEIL MOXLEY AN EXCITED fan on Court No 1 identified the kind of day Novak Djokovic was enjoying after just five games of this quarter-final. 'You are a genius,' boomed out the male voice, 'I love you.' The Serb stopped preparing to serve...
A Perfect Day for 'Genius' Djokovic
Byline: NEIL MOXLEY AN EXCITED fan on Court No 1 identified the kind of day Novak Djokovic was enjoying after just five games of this quarter-final. 'You are a genius,' boomed out the male voice, 'I love you.' The Serb stopped preparing to...
A Perfect Day for 'Genius' Djokovic
Byline: NEIL MOXLEY AN EXCITED fan on Court No 1 identified the kind of day Novak Djokovic was enjoying after just five games of this quarter-final. 'You are a genius,' boomed out the male voice, 'I love you.' The Serb stopped preparing to...
A Perfect Day for 'Genius' Djokovic
Byline: NEIL MOXLEY DJOKOVIC 6 6 6 LU 3 2 2 AN EXCITED fan on Court No 1 identified the kind of day Novak Djokovic was enjoying after just five games of this quarter-final. 'You are a genius,' boomed out the male voice, 'I love you.' The...
A Perfect Day for 'Genius' Djokovic
Byline: NEIL MOXLEY AN EXCITED fan on Court No 1 identified the kind of day Novak Djokovic was enjoying after just five games of this quarter-final. 'You are a genius,' boomed out the male voice, 'I love you.' The Serb stopped preparing to...
ARE WE ON THE BRINK OF A NEW CRASH? Worries about the Banks, Shares Plunging and a Faltering Housing Market. City Editor ALEX BRUMMER Assesses the Risk of a Double Dip
Byline: ALEX BRUMMER THE nervy mood on global financial markets of recent days bears an uncanny resemblance to that at the start of the credit crunch three years ago. The jitters have sent stockmarkets plunging and they reflect well-founded fears...
AstraZeneca Ruling a Dose of Good News for Investors
Byline: Ian Lyall BRITAIN'S second largest drugs company was given a [pounds sterling]3bn shot in the arm by an American court which has prolonged the shelf life of one of its biggest selling products. The ruling by Judge Joseph Farnan, of the...
Aussies Fire Back to Gain Some Pride; Cricket
Byline: PAUL NEWMAN So there's life in the old Australian dogs yet. Just when England were getting carried away with the prospect of a whitewash, up popped ricky Ponting to remind us that the hosts will not get things all their own way just yet....
Autumn and All Its Wonder; Sail to Canada and New England This Autumn for a Golden Opportunity - the Chance to View the Aweinspiring 'Fall Foliage' Famous the World Over
On any list of the world's greatest travel experiences, an autumn cruise to view the 'Fall Foliage' of Canada and New England should be right up at the top. So spectacular is this natural phenomenon that people come from all over the world to see...
Babies Born at Home 'Are Three Times Likelier to Die'
BABIES born at home are three times more likely to die than those delivered in a hospital, new research suggests. Doctors warn that women could be putting their unborn children at risk by not giving birth on maternity wards with specialist care and...
Back on the Menu, the Spuds That Saw Us through the War
Byline: Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor THEY kept Britons nourished throughout the war and countless hours of manual toil. Now traditional varieties of the potato are making a return to our dinner tables. Sales of so-called heritage potatoes...
BBC to Reveal All on Its Celebrity Salaries
Byline: Liz Thomas MILLIONAIRE BBC celebrities were warned last night they face having their salaries published to 'recapture public trust' in the corporation. In a major U-turn, BBC Trust chairman Sir Michael Lyons is demanding the names of...
BBC to Reveal All on Its Millionaire Star Salaries
Byline: Liz Thomas MILLIONAIRE BBC celebrities were warned last night they face having their salaries published to 'recapture public trust' in the corporation. In a major U-turn, BBC Trust chairman Sir Michael Lyons is demanding the names of those...
BBC to Tell All on Its Celebrity Salaries
Byline: Liz Thomas MILLIONAIRE BBC celebrities were warned last night they face having their salaries published to 'recapture public trust' in the corporation. In a major U-turn, BBC Trust chairman Sir Michael Lyons is demanding the names of...
Beware This Pair of Dogtor Jekylls; PETERBOROUGH
WHEN my daughter Mary was nine, we found two large bullmastiff dogs outside our house. They were friendly, so we looked on their collars for their names. There they were: Gilbert and Sullivan, from Frances Farm. We found two dog leads and walked...
BITING BACK; Ponting's Old Dogs Tear into England
Byline: by PAUL NEWMAN Cricket Correspondent SO THErE'S life in the old Australian dogs yet then. Just when we were all getting carried away with the prospect of a whitewash, up popped ricky Ponting to remind us that England will not get things...
Black Horse Cuts Further 1,850 Jobs
Byline: Tom Bawden LLOYDS Banking Group has cut a further 1,850 jobs bringing the total loss to 17,700 since buying Halifax Bank of Scotland last year. The group, which is 40pc owned by the government, insisted that the net reduction in roles...
Blatter Must Act and Bring in Technology
Byline: Alex McLeish IT MIGHT not be a phrase you hear too often from a Premier League manager -- but I felt for the match officials in South Africa last weekend. Yes they made huge mistakes in the England and Argentina matches but how much help...
Born Free -- Now They're Wrapped in Cotton Wool; When PENNY MARSHALL and Her Family Lived in Africa, Her Children Roamed with Cheetahs. Now They're Back Home It's Safety First - and the Joy's Gone from Their Childhood
Byline: by Penny Marshall ALL I remember is hearing my youngest daughter scream 'Mummy' as she plunged down the 100ft waterfall into the icy mountain rock pool below. Short of breath and fighting tears, I closed my eyes and grasped my husband's...
Born Free -- Now They're Wrapped in Cotton Wool; When PENNY MARSHALL Lived in Africa Her Children Roamed with Hippos and Cheetahs. Today They're Back in Risk-Averse Britain, and the Joy's Gone from Their Childhood
Byline: by Penny Marshall ALL I remember is hearing my youngest daughter scream 'Mummy' as she plunged down the 100ft waterfall into the icy mountain rock pool below. Short of breath and fighting tears, I closed my eyes and grasped my husband's...
BP Eyes Sale of Its Argentinian Stake
Byline: Ben Laurance and Rob Davies BELEAGUERED energy giant BP has pinpointed a huge stake in an Argentinian oil producer as a prime candidate for a sale aimed at bolstering its finances. Selling BP's entire 60pc stake in Pan American Energy...
Brian Gets His Final Taste of Freedom! Bet That's Not on Amy's Wedding Diet
Byline: Hannah-Louise Dunne Showbusiness Editor BRIAN O'Driscoll's opportunities for indulging in a little bachelor excess are definitely numbered these days, as the entire country must be aware by now. So with just 48 hours of freedom left he...
British Troops 'Will Be Last Ones Home'; Defence Secretary's Warning over Afghanistan
Byline: Tim Shipman Deputy Political Editor BRITISH troops will be among the last to leave Afghanistan, Defence Secretary Liam Fox announced yesterday. In a major speech in Washington, Dr Fox said the Prime Minister and U.S. President Barack...
Budget Cutbacks Mean 600,000 Public Sector Jobs Will Have to Go
Byline: Gerri Peev Political Correspondent THE AXE will fall on up to 600,000 public sector jobs over the next five years because of the cuts announced in George Osborne's emergency Budget, it was claimed last night. But the independent Office...
Canada and New England Autumn Fly Cruise
Free Balcony Cabin to Mini Suite upgrade Extra NewYork nights from just [pounds sterling]99pp Norwegian Dawn is truly a beauty - you'll recognise her by the Statue of Liberty adorning the hull - she's been NewYork's favourite ship since she began...
Can You Spare a Tenor? ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS
Byline: Compiled by Charles Legge QUESTION Is the singer with the twirly moustache in the famously annoying Go Compare advert a genuine opera singer? WYNNE EVANS is one of the uK's leading tenors and has performed with the Welsh National opera,...
Clarke Faces Backlash over Plan to Jail Fewer Criminals
Byline: James Slack and Tim Shipman KEN CLARKE was last night facing fierce criticism - led by former home secretary Michael Howard - over his claim that prison doesn't work. The Justice Secretary's controversial plan to send fewer criminals...
COME ON DOWN; Munster Launch Pitch Battle with GAA Chief; COONEY'S PITCH PLEA FALLS FLAT
Byline: MICHEAL CLIFFORD PROVINCIAL bosses have dashed Christy Cooney's plan for dry runs of on-pitch trophy presentations ahead of this year's All-Ireland finals. Following last year's disastrous efforts to prevent a post-match pitch invasion...
County before Country? Not on Flower's Watch
Byline: PAUL NEWMAN WORLD OF CRICKET WHILE English football debates the merits of employing a foreign coach, the cricket team are going from strength to strength under a foreigner of their own -- the Zimbabwean Andy Flower. Sportsmail brings Flower...
Critics' Choice
TENNIS: WIMBLEDON 2010, 12.30pm, BBC2 SUE BARKER introduces live coverage of the ladies' singles semi-finals in the All England Championships, as play gets under way on day ten. Serena Williams takes on Petra Kvitova, while Vera Zvonareva faces...
Critics' Choice
Byline: TV previews by SOPHIE HEATH TENNIS: WIMBLEDON 2010, from 12.30pm, BBC2 SUE BARKER introduces live coverage of the ladies' singles semi-finals in the All England Championships, as play gets under way on day ten. Serena Williams takes on Petra...
Cut-Price Economy Bulbs Face the Axe
Byline: David Derbyshire Environment Editor ENERGY-SAVING lightbulbs could treble in price as ministers order energy suppliers to stop subsidising them. At present, power companies discount compact fluorescent bulbs as part of measures to meet...
Daley: Gold Means Less Than Silver Dollars for England's Football Failures
Byline: ALAN CAMPBELL DALEY THOMPSON has a reputation for chewing on journalists and then spitting them out with disdain. Fortunately, Britain's greatest-ever all-round athlete had his eyes on an even juicier target yesterday. Thompson's first...
Don't Be Fooled by a Pretty Face. the Evil Empire Is Alive and Well ... and Spying on Britain Too
Byline: by Ed Lucas LISTEN to the foreign bankers, diplomats and PR men who now move in Moscow's more elevated social circles and you might conclude that everything is fine with Russia. Under the enlightened leadership of President Dmitry Medvedev...
Don't Be Fooled by a Pretty Face. the Evil Empire Lives On
Byline: by Ed Lucas LISTEN to the foreign bankers, diplomats and PR men who now move in Moscow's more elevated social circles and you might conclude that everything is fine with Russia. Under the enlightened leadership of President Dmitry Medvedev...
Don't Fear Cuts - Enjoy Private Life
Byline: by Linda Whitney PUBLIC-SECTOR workers who are worried about Government cuts might be considering moving into the private sector. If that is you, what changes will you face and how can you best tackle the transition? First, don't panic....
Don't Fear Cuts -Enjoy Private Life
Byline: by Linda Whitney PUBLIC-SECTOR workers who are worried about Government cuts might be considering moving into the private sector. If that is you, what changes will you face and how can you best tackle the transition? First, don't panic....
Don't Pander to Playboys. Pick Bulldogs
Byline: ANDREW WARSHAW and JEREMY CROSS ENGLAND'S World Cup flops have been branded 'molly-coddled little playboys' with too many inflated egos that derailed their campaign. Fabio Capello's players yesterday came under a savage attack from home...
Downfall of Wimbledon's Golden Child; She Was One of Tennis's Most Precocious Talents. So Why Do Friends Fear This Year's Tournament Drove Jennifer Capriati to Attempt Suicide?
Byline: by Sarah Chalmers WERE the circumstances not so tragic, the timing would be commendable. At almost exactly the halfway point of this year's Wimbledon tournament, just as Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams were giving their victory press...
Dr Kelly 'Could Not Have Slit His Wrist'; Weapons Inspector's Colleague Gives Dramatic Evidence as Drive to Reopen Inquiry Intensifies
Byline: Enda Feeney DRAMATIC new testimony has heaped pressure on the British government to reopen the investigation into the death of Dr David Kelly. A female colleague claims that the UN weapons inspector could not have committed suicide as...
DR KELLY 'COULDN'T HAVE SLIT HIS WRIST'; Weapons Inspector's Close Colleague Gives Dramatic New Evidence to Attorney General
Byline: Miles Goslett DRAMATIC new testimony has heaped pressure on ministers to reopen the investigation into the death of Dr David Kelly. A female colleague claims that the UN weapons inspector could not have committed suicide as claimed, as...
[Euro]17k for a Rainy Day; He Is under Investigation for His [Euro]81,000 Expenses Claims, Yet Ivor Callely Asked for Thousands He Is Owed to Be 'Parked'
Byline: Aiden Corkery Political Reporter IVOR Callely is in line for a further [euro]17,000 in Seanad expenses which he has 'parked', an inquiry into his payments has heard. News of the senator's unclaimed nest egg emerged as a Leinster House...
Ex-BP Chief Brought in to Save Billions in Whitehall
Byline: James Chapman Political Editor CONTROVERSIAL former BP boss Lord Browne was last night parachuted in as the Government's chief Whitehall axeman. The so-called 'Sun King', who was Tony Blair's favourite businessman, has been asked to use...
FA Put Failure Fabio on Trial; Inquest Rushed through as He Gains Support
Byline: MATT LAWTON and CHARLES SALE report from Johannesburg FABIO CAPELLO'S future will be decided after an emergency meeting of the FA board hears detailed evidence of the World Cup debacle. On a day when sources close to Capello warned that...
FA Puts Failure Fabio on Trial; Inquest Rushed through as He Gains Support
Byline: MATT LAWTON and CHARLES SALE report from Johannesburg FABIO CAPELLO'S future will be decided after an emergency meeting of the FA board hears detailed evidence of the World Cup debacle. On a day when sources close to Capello warned that...
Farmer Is Jailed over Tractor Death Horror; Motorist Died in Crash after Defective Trailer Broke Free
Byline: Dave Finlay A FARMER whose defective trailer caused the death of a pick-up driver when it broke free from a tractor has been jailed. Stuart Reid, 34, died at the scene after suffering severe head and chest injuries. The High Court...
Fast Cars and Houses Worth [Pounds Sterling]1.5m ... and All Paid for by Benefits
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter THEIRscam allowed them to drive around in Porsches and Mercedes, while the taxpayer paid their mortgages on a property portfolio worth [pounds sterling]1.5million. But yesterday, justice finally caught up with this...
Favourites; Cruises Are Quickly Becoming a Popular Pastime for a Large Number of UK Holiday-Makers, and with a Wide-Range of Cruise Types and Destinations on Offer, the Choice Can Often Be Overwhelming. but Fear Not, We've Outlined a Number of Cruise Essentials to Help You Make the Perfect Choice
MORE and more holidaymakers than ever before are choosing cruises for a truly unique vacation experience. In fact almost two million of you are interested in reading about what cruise holidays have to offer, so why not join them by reading about the...
Federer Makes Excuses and Leaves; I Was in Pain, Says Fed
Byline: MIKE DICKSON reports from Wimbledon ROGER Federer was last night accused of making excuses for his shock quarter-final defeat by claiming he had been battling a double injury. Tomas Berdych raised the doubts, after ending Federer's bid for...
'Femme Fatale' Had Access to Barclays Account Details
Byline: From Daniel Bates in New York and Vanessa Allen THE 'femme fatale' at the centre of the Russian spy row in the U.S. worked for Barclays in this country, the bank admitted yesterday. As the British authorities checked to see if the spy...
Fine Gael Faces a Bloodbath as Enda Kenny Sweeps Away the Failed Plotters
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor FINE GAEL sources predict a major clear-out of the party's front bench today, with up to half of the leadership rebels expected to be banished to the backbenches for disloyalty. Enda Kenny was keeping his...
Flaming June Caps Driest Spell for 80 Years
Byline: David Derbyshire Environment Editor BRITAIN had the driest first six months of the year for more than 80 years, the Met Office said yesterday. Between January and June, the UK had only 70 per cent of the normal rainfall - bringing drought...
Flaming June Caps Driest Spell for 80 Years; ...and No, This Isn't California Burning, It's Bournemouth!
Byline: David Derbyshire Environment Editor lakes across the Lake District BRITAIN had the driest first six months of the year for more than 80 years, the Met Office said yesterday. Between January and June, the UK had only 70 per cent of the...
Foetus Cell Injections Give Hope to Parkinson's Suf Ferers
Byline: Sophie Borland A TREATMENT for Parkinson's disease that involves injecting patients' brains with cells from aborted foetuses could bring hope to thousands of sufferers. It was first tested more than 20 years ago and hailed as a cure before...
Football's Own Goal; LETTERS
WITH another glorious failure for UK football, it must be time to get to the root of football's problems here and worldwide. While our vastly overpaid players are partly to blame, the real issue is how the game is managed. For decades, the leaders...
Former BP Chief Brought in to Axe Jobs in Whitehall
Byline: James Chapman Political Editor CONTROVERSIAL former BP boss Lord Browne was last night parachuted in as the Government's chief Whitehall axeman. The so-called 'Sun King', who was Tony Blair's favourite businessman, has been asked to use...
Found, the Master Cells That Cause Skin Cancer
Byline: David Derbyshire THE cells which give birth to aggressive skin cancers have been identified for the first time. The discovery paves the way for new treatments for the potentially fatal disease. Researchers say the 'master cells' are...
Found, the River Behind a Masterpiece
Byline: Luke Salkeld IT took an eye for detail almost as sharp as the artist's own. But one amateur art sleuth believes she has found the exact spot where one of Britain's bestloved paintings was created. Retired biology teacher Barbara Webb...
FREE SHReK FOReveR AFTeR EXCLUSIVE GIFT PACK! 3D
TO celebrate the release of DreamWorks' Shrek Forever After, we have teamed up with DreamWorks Animation to bring you an ogre-whelming week of free Shrek goodies! Get your hands on a glossy film poster, a mousemat, a USB optical mouse and a brilliant...
Fresh Pain for Banks as Cost of a Loan Rises
Byline: John O'Halloran THE cost of borrowing euro in the interbank market leapt to a new nine-month high yesterday as banks prepared to repay bn in -month loans to the European Central Bank today. The three-month Euro Interbank Offered Rate,...
Frontline Troops Can't Be Covered by Human Rights Law, Rule Judges
Byline: Vanessa Allen BRITISH troops are not protected by human rights laws on the battlefield, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday. The landmark judgment overturned a controversial earlier ruling that soldiers' human rights must be guaranteed,...
Garda 'Faked Car Crash to Swindle Insurance Firm'; Officer Stands Accused of Signing off Collision Claim to Net [Euro]23,000
Byline: Brendan Furlong A GARDA made up a car crash report to try to claim tens of thousands of euro in insurance, a court has heard. John Joe Synnott, 53, of Camblin, New Ross, Co. Wexford, has denied he tried to dupe AXA insurance into ma in...
Garda Was Killed after 'Airborne' Car Knocked Him over a Garden Wall
Byline: Paddy Clancy A GARDA died after he was struck by an 'airborne car' and knocked over a garden wall, a court has heard. Robbie McCallion, 29, died 12 days later from the injuries he suffered while investigating reports of a stolen car....
Gas Pipeline Still Too near Say Shell Critics
Byline: Ian Carey THE controversial Corrib gas pipeline will no longer cross Rossport land but travel underwater instead up the estuary to the refinery, under plans unveiled by Shell yesterday. But despite the proposals moving the pipe further...
Girl of Six Is Crushed to Death by Electric Gate
Byline: James Tozer A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl was crushed to death as she played hide and seek with her best friend close to her home in a gated development. Semelia Campbell is thought to have tried to slip through a sliding barrier after it had opened...
Girl Spy's Job at Barclays 'Gave Her Access to UK Accounts'
Byline: From Daniel Bates in New York and Vanessa Allen THE 'femme fatale' at the centre of the Russian spy row in the U.S. worked for Barclays in this country, the bank admitted yesterday. As the British authorities checked to see if the spy...
Give Gays More Rights but Don't Persecute Those of Us Who Don't Wish to Join in the Party; as the Dail Prepares to Vote on the Civil Partnership Bill
Byline: by Richard Waghorne SO I am not going to pretend that I do not have some serious reservations about the Civil Partnership Bill which is coming before the Dail today. By undermining marriage, an embattled institution already, the next...
Give Older Women NHS Help to Start a Family
THERE has been a lot of controversy over the issue of older mothers, largely resulting from the handful of over-60s obtaining fertility treatment abroad who have had late-life babies. Not many women approaching retirement age opt to follow this...
Good News for the Yobs, but a Slap in the Face for Victims
Byline: ANALYSIS by GRAHAM GRANT AT 231 pages long, the flagship Criminal Justice and Licensing Bill is among the largest Holyrood has seen. But it also represents the biggest betrayal of victims yet engineered by the Nationalist regime - or its...
Grand Transatlantic; from Norwegian Fjords to Fabulous Florida Via Iceland's World Famous Blue Lagoon. Set Sail from Southampton to Fort Lauderdale on This Unique 16-Day Cruise
AVOYAGE across the Atlantic is quite unlike any other cruise experience as your ship becomes a floating home from home while plying one of the world's great oceans. But there are more ways to make the transatlantic crossing than following a straight...
GUILTY OF BEING SOFT ON CRIME; Outrage as SNP Axes Prison Sentences of Three Months or Less, Leaving Muggers, Violent Thugs, Drug Users and Thieves to Walk Free from Our Courts; the SNP's Green Light for Criminals; MacAskill under Fire as Critics Claim Justice Bill Will Put Lives in Danger
Byline: Alan Roden and Andrew Picken THOUSANDS of violent criminals will be free to walk Scotland's streets after MSPs voted to scrap short prison sentences last night. The biggest shake-up of the country's justice system since devolution means...
Hand of History Weighs Heavy on Foster
Byline: GARETH MAHER reports from Luxembourg BACK in Europe after an eight-year barren spell, Dundalk are determined to cash in on a potential bonus of [euro]180,000. The Louth club are guaranteed [euro]90,000 from UEfA for tonight's Europa League...
Happy HALF Birthday (You Spoilt Little Brat!)
Byline: KELLY ROSE BRADFORD THERE was something familiar about the party invitation my seven-yearold son brought home recently. As I read it, I did some sums and checked my diary. Surely it wasn't a year since Maya's birthday? I was right -- she'd...
Hate Cleric's Son Locked Up for Riot Attack on Police
Byline: Rebecca Camber THE son of hate preacher Abu Hamza has been locked up for attacking police during anti-Israel riots in London. Yasser Kamel, 20, was caught on camera lobbing sticks at police and wielding a stolen police riot shield during...
He's No Galvin but Walsh Can Do Hard Yards
Byline: SHANE MCGRATH WHEN the smoke had cleared and Paul Galvin had embraced his fate, Jack O'Connor's problems were just beginning. The Kerry boss told Sportsmail earlier this week that avoiding the type of exhausting saga that accompanied...
He Thwacked the Despatch Box like It Was a Bongo Drum
Byline: Quentin Letts Yesterday in Parliament COALITION MPs have taken occupation of 'the bar of the House'. This is not a drinks bar. It is the area at the far end of the Commons from the Chair. The bar of the House marks the entrance to the...
HIV Woman's Fury as Her Ex-Lover's Sentence Is Cut
Byline: Stuart Patterson A WOMAN given HIV by her lying boyfriend hit out yesterday after his jail sentence was cut. Mark Devereaux, 42, was jailed for ten years after he admitted having unprotected sex with four women - despite knowing he had...
Hodgson Prepares for [Pounds Sterling]15m Revamp
Byline: JOHN EDWARDS ROY Hodgson will be handed an initial transfer budget of [pounds sterling]15million and is already drawing up a list of targets to strengthen Liverpool's squad. As Liverpool prepared to call a press conference to confirm...
Hugh Draws Up Portraits of Our Artists in Their Celtic Tiger Lair; TALK OF THE TOWN
Byline: EDITED BY HANNAH-LOUISE DUNNE FOR chic Americans of a certain vintage, Bret Easton Ellis spoke for a generation when he captured the lifestyles of the young idle rich of the Eighties in his debut literary offering, Less Than Zero. Hugh...
If Tipp Panic, That Could Be Wexford's Chance
Byline: Tom Ryan IN A different way, the other big hurling game, the first-round qualifier clash between Tipperary and Wexford, is equally compelling. If Tipperary are right, then there is little doubt that they will win on Saturday ... but are...
I Helped Graeme, and Now I Want to Play with Him at the Irish Open
Byline: by JOHN BRESLIN AS Graeme mcDowell was about to go on a top-rated talk show after his stunning U.S. Open victory, his pal Chris Devlin texted to jokingly remind him to pass on thenew mobile number the champion would need with his new-found...
I'm Ashamed to Admit It, I Smoked 500 Cigarettes When I Was Pregnant
Byline: by Sonia Poulton A CONFESSION. I have a deep, dark secret. One that has haunted me for 13 years. Those who know me are aware of it - and have judged me accordingly - but I will have to live with it for the rest of my life. I smoked when...
Impresario and Farmer Go to Court over Croft
Byline: Sarah Bruce ONE is a multi-millionaire impresario with a portfolio of London theatres who spends his time flitting between the West End and Broadway. The other is an octogenarian living on the tiny Highland croft that has been in his...
Inquest Will Start Early on Capello
Byline: MATT LAWTON FABIO CAPELLO'S future will be decided after an emergency meeting of the FA board hears detailed evidence of England's World Cup debacle in South Africa. On a day when sources close to Capello warned the Italian might yet...
Internet Angel Who Will Strip You of Your Clothes and Cash
Byline: Irish Daily Mail Reporter SHE may be called Angel, but she is anything but angelic. A female con-artist, using the name Ella Angel, is trawling the internet to blackmail men using a simple honeytrap. After starting up an innocuous...