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Articles from July 6, 2010

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1,700 Civil Servants Paid to Do Nothing
AN ESTIMATED 1,700 civil servants whose jobs have been abolished are still on the public payroll because their 'gold-plated' redundancy deals make them too costly to sack. It is thought they are pocketing [pounds sterling]50million a year despite having...
1,700 Civil Servants Paid to Do Nothing
Byline: Jason Groves Political Correspondent AN ESTIMATED 1,700 civil servants whose jobs have been abolished are still on the public payroll because their 'gold-plated' redundancy deals make them too costly to sack. It is thought they are pocketing...
800 Patients' X-Rays to Be Reviewed in Doctor Probe
Byline: Alistair Munro AN urgent review is to be carried out into the cases of almost 800 patients after 'mistakes' were found in the work of a locum radiologist. Politicians last night criticised the 'worrying wait' facing 786 people who were...
A Big Buzz about Christmas in July
Byline: Ferghal Blaney Consumer Affairs Correspondent THERE'S been barel y enough time to unpack the barbecue, but already the rush is on for Christmas. And this year's favourite to win the race is a former champ, ready to go once again to infinity...
A Gamble That Could Cripple the Tories for a Generation
Byline: by Max Hastings THE coalition Government is less than two months old. But yesterday, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced proposals for constitutional reform as radical, and as perilous for the Conservative Party as an Improvised Explosive...
Alan's Top Tale; Hoops Hit Summit as Mannus Saves Late Saints Penalty
Byline: PHILIP QUINN IT'S not just the World Cup that has the copyright on last-gasp penalty drama. At a throbbing Tallaght Stadium last night, 4,803 fans saw Ryan Guy's spot kick, deep into stoppage time, brilliantly pushed away by Alan Mannus,...
Alzheimer's Blood Test Will Spot the Disease Ten Years Earlier
Byline: Fiona MacRae Science Reporter A siMPle and inexpensive blood test that can spot Alzheimer's up to ten years before symptoms show is being developed by British scientists. The 'Holy Grail' of dementia research, it would allow much earlier...
Andy Was Told His Heart Flutters Were Caused by Too Much Coffee. If Only It Was That Simple ... with a New Drug on the Horizon, a Cautionary Tale about Palpitations
Byline: JO WATERS ANDY POOLE looked as fit as a fiddle as he crossed the finishing line in his latest marathon race. But as he collected his medal at the Copenhagen marathon and checked his respectable time of four hours 26 minutes -- his best...
An Early Warning Alzheimer's Test
Byline: Enda Feeney A SIMPLE and inexpensive blood test that can spot Alzheimer's up to ten years before symptoms show is being developed by scientists. The 'holy grail' of dementia research, it would allow much earlier prescription of treatments....
An Early Warning Alzheimer's Test
Byline: Fiona MacRae Science Reporter A SIMPLE and inexpensive blood test that can spot Alzheimer's up to ten years before symptoms show is being developed by British scientists. The 'holy grail' of dementia research, it would allow much earlier...
Animal Shelter Staff Distressed over Theft of Ponies and Donkey
Byline: Sandra Mallon TWO ponies and a donkey have been stolen from the headquarters of the Dublin SPCA. The three animals were snatched in a raid on the organisation's animal shelter on Mount Venus Road, Rathfarnham, some time between 6pm on...
Another Cole Own Goal! If There Was a World Cup for Partying, He'd Be a Winner
Byline: Simon Cable Showbusiness Reporter YOU would think he'd want to keep a low profile after his marital indiscretions and role in England's ignominious exit from the World Cup. But Ashley Cole just can't resist the charms of women with very...
Another Dud -- but There's Always Golf; NIGEL BALLANTINE'S WORLD OF BETTING
APOLOGIES from the outset but I'm going to have a right old whinge here. My problem is that this World Cup hasn't quite done it for me -- and that's not because I picked Brazil and Spain to meet in the final. World Cups are supposed to be the making...
Are Your Headaches Caused by Flat Feet? Rachel's Were -- and Doctors Say Countless Others Suffer from the Same Problem
Byline: JENNY HUDSON COUNTRY walks or strolling through the city used to be Rachel Smith's favourite way of relaxing at weekends. But then the 37-year-old began to suffer 'wild headaches' that forced her to go home and lie in a darkened room....
ARE YOU SURE IT'S HAY FEVER? like Many of Us, These Ten People Blamed Grass Pollen for Their Sniffles and Sneezes. Then We Gave Them a Simple Allergy Test - with Life-Changing Results
Byline: LUCY ELKINS FROM dogs to dust mites and pollen to latex, it's thought that 40 per cent of us suffer from an allergy. But tracking down the source can be as aggravating as the condition itself. It also seems that many of us are unable...
A Small Dose of the Midday Sun Will Do You Good
Byline: Fiona MacRae Science Reporter ACCORDING to the old song, only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun. Yet the latest thinking is that maybe everyone should give it a try. After years of urging us to cover up, a leading charity...
A Total Failure; Thousands Spent on Luxury Flats for Migrants to 'Persuade' Them to Go Home - but No-One Has
Byline: Graham Grant Home Affairs Editor THOUSANDS of pounds of taxpayers' money has been wasted on luxury flats for failed asylum seekers. The initiative was aimed at encouraging them to return home 'under their own steam' to avoid the cost...
Bank Probe Banned from Looking at How Crisis Was Handled
Byline: Aiden Corkery Political Reporter HOPES that the Government's role in the banking crisis would be put under scrutiny were dashed yesterday as Brian Lenihan hamstrung the official inquiry. The Finance Minister bowed to opposition demands...
Bastian: We Need a Final Bit of Magic to March On
Byline: IAN LADYMAN INFLUENTIAL German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger believes Joachim Low's team will need another 'tactical masterpiece' if they are to beat Spain in Durban tomorrow and gain revenge for the Euro 2008 final. The Bayern Munich...
BBC Gravy Train Keeps on Rolling; More Staff and Higher Pay as Recession Is Ignored
Byline: Paul Revoir and Liz Thomas THE BBC has taken on more staff, upped its total pay bill and hiked the salaries of its executives, it admitted last night. At the same time, the corporation revealed the public was underwhelmed with the schedules...
Bercow's Broadside for 'Cowardly Snobs' Who Attack His Wife
Byline: Daniel Martin Political Correspondent COMMONS Speaker John Bercow has fired a broadside at those who attack his wife, branding them either snobs or bigots. He accused those who criticise his controversial Labour-supporting wife Sally...
Bercow's Broadside for Wife's Attackers; They Are Cowardly Snobs or Bigots, Says Speaker
Byline: Daniel Martin Political Correspondent COMMONS Speaker John Bercow has fired a broadside at those who attack his wife, branding them either snobs or bigots. He accused those who criticise his controversial Laboursupporting wife Sally as...
Bone Implant That Cured Anne's Chronic Back Pain; ME AND MY OPERATION SPINAL FUSION
Byline: ANGELA EPSTEIN her story. AROUND eight in ten Britons are affected by back pain at some time in their lives. Anne Baker, 65, a retired shopkeeper living in Sheffield, had a pioneering procedure to cure her debilitating back ache. She tells...
BP Heads Back to the Future
Byline: by ALEX BRUMMER THE very idea of BP having to hawk itself around the Middle East and North Africa looking for strategic investors like some kind of trophy asset is somewhat demeaning. But it would be a case of back to the future, given that...
BP Plans [Pounds Sterling]7bn Debt Issue to Ward off a Middle East Sale
Byline: Rob Davies BP is drawing up plans to issue up to [pounds sterling]7bn of debt as an alternative to selling a stake to a Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund. The oil giant has been beset by rumours that state-backed funds from Libya,...
Breast Cancer Hope from the Pill That Shrinks Tumours
Byline: Sophie Borland A PILL that fights inherited forms of breast cancer could help thousands of women every year, say researchers. The treatment, which dramatically shrinks the tumour without harming surrounding healthy cells, could eventually...
BREAST CANCER; THE TOP SURGEONS; Who's Best for Breast Reconstruction? We Asked the Specialists Themselves
Byline: ANGELA BROOKS LAST month, breast cancer survivor Yvonne Laidlaw, 57, was awarded [pounds sterling]37,000 compensation for reconstruction that left her feeling like a freak, with one breast higher and smaller than the other. She said her...
Breheny's Happy to Carry 'Favourites' Tag
Byline: John Fallon Sligo attacker Mark Breheny says there is no danger of them underestimating Roscommon in the Connacht final, but he says they will deal with handling the tag of favourites. Breheny, who was man of the match in the 1-14 to 0-16...
Brothers Cleared of Murder after Speech on Knife Crime by Judge
Byline: Galen English TWO brothers yesterday saw their murder convictions overturned because of 'prejudicial' comments made by a controversial High Court judge about knife crime. Warren and Jeffrey Dumbrell were jailed for life in 2008 after...
Brothers in Mischief; ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS
Byline: Compiled by Charles Legge QUESTION Were author Robert Graves and Spike Milligan friends? Did they think Jesus married Mary Magdalene 50 years before Dan Brown wrote The Da Vinci Code? SPIKE Milligan (1918-2002), author of Adolf Hitler:...
BT 'Own Goal' over Rises for Its Senior Staff
Byline: Simon Duke BT was accused of scoring a 'spectacular own goal' by handing pay rises to its top executives, while trying to impose a more modest deal on call centre staff and engineers. The telecoms giant last night won a reprieve from...
By the Way ... Don't Email Your GP, It Could Be Dangerous
WANT to know what's best for patients? It's time. The family doctor is a guide on a rocky path and talking and explaining are our main tasks. Central to that is time -- no careful explanation about a diagnosis or treatment can be made without taking...
By the Way ... Don't Email Your GP, It Could Be Dangerous; ASK THE DOCTOR
Byline: Martin Scurr WANT to know what's best for patients? It's time. the family doctor is a guide on a rocky path and talking and explaining are our main tasks. Central to that is time -- no careful explanation about a diagnosis or treatment can...
By the Way. How to Stay off the Beaten Health Track
I AM CONSTANTLY advising people who are travelling on gap years or who are visiting exotic locations on their health. Thankfully, most people now seem to be aware that venturing to far-flung locations, naturally carries some risks. However, there...
Cheryl Hit by Tropical Bug
Byline: Sara Nathan and Ben Todd CHERYL Cole is in hospital with malaria after a holiday to Tanzania. The singer collapsed during a photoshoot on Saturday afternoon and was initially diagnosed with exhaustion. But friends said her health dramatically...
Cheryl Hit by Tropical Bug
Byline: Sara Nathan and Ben Todd CHERYL Cole is in hospital with malaria after a hol iday to Tanzania. The singer collapsed during a photoshoot on Saturday afternoon and was ini t ial ly diagnosed wi th exhaustion. But friends said her health...
Children's Shock as Urban Fox Kills Their Chihuahua
Byline: Luke Salkeld A FAMILY'S pet dog was savagely killed by a fox in another frightening illustration of the increasingly fearless attitude of the urban predator. The fox crept into Toby Khanna's garden in broad daylight and - as his children...
Come Back Later. Loch Tragedy Inquiry Told of Instruction to Rescue Team
Byline: Moira Kerr A COASTguArD team arrived at a boating tragedy in which four fishermen were missing, only to be told by the fire officer in charge at the scene to 'come back later'. Iain MacKinnon told a fatal accident inquiry yesterday of...
Confessions of a Celebrity Booker; Sir Paul's Diva Tantrum, Catherine Zeta-Jones' Awful Singing, Raquel's 'Special' Lighting and a Surprisingly Charmless Ant and Dec. after 15 Years in TV, Lisa Norris Has Seen It All
Byline: by Lisa Norris PAUL McCARTNEY was always somebody I'd admired hugely - until, that is, I had the misfortune to meet the great man. As a TV celebrity booker I'd been delighted with my coup: I'd secured Sir Paul and his then new wife Heather...
Connaught Faces Up to Relegation
Byline: MARKET REPORT by Geoff Foster FORMER Centrica boss Sir Roy Gardner must be feeling as sick as a parrot. Not only have Plymouth Argyle, where he is chairman and a 13pc shareholder, been relegated from the Championship, but shares of Connaught...
Could Keith's Memoirs Destroy the Rolling Stones? Jagger and Richards Have Been Feuding for 59 Years. and Now It's ALL Going to Come out in the Open
Byline: by Alison Boshoff THEIRS is not quite a rocky marriage, nor a case of sibling rivalry -- although Mick once said that they were like brothers who had been born by chance to different parents. No, the partnership of Mick Jagger and Keith...
Cracking the Code; Football Gave Walsh Tools to Inspire Rebels
Byline: by SHANE MCGRATH GIVEN their current difficulties around the middle of the field, Kerry football followers might have an interest in Denis Walsh's thoughts on the sector. The Cork hurling boss had only one previous experience of intercounty...
Critics' Choice
Byline: TV previews by SOPHIE HEATH FILM: THE MAGIC ROUNDABOUT, 9am, RTE Two AN UPDATE of the classic 1960s animated series that sees Zebedee's evil twin, Zeebad, curse the world with perpetual winter when he escapes from the Roundabout. The...
Critics' Choice
Byline: TV previews by SOPHIE HEATH FILM: CONFESSIONS OF A YOUNG BRIDE, 3.05pm, Five WEDDING jitters make for lively farce in this comedy that sees Shannon Elizabeth's best-laid plans thrown into disarray by the appearance of an almostboyfriend...
Da Vinci Art Solicitor Is Arrested in Theft Probe
Byline: Jonathan Brocklebank A LAWYER who was cleared of plotting to extort [pounds sterling]4.25million for the return of a Da Vinci masterpiece has been arrested on suspicion of embezzlement. Marshall Ronald was one of five men who went on...
DEBATE; Is There a Truly Effective Alternative to Short-Term Prison Sentences ?
NEWS that criminals who would normally be sent to jail are now to have community sentences instead makes you wonder: is this a decision made in the best interests of all concerned? Or could it possibly be a way of simply saving money? If the latter,...
DON'T CALL US CHEATS... Coach on Mission to Stand Up for Luis
Byline: MATT LAWTONsreports from Cape Town ANYTHING wor th having is a thing worth cheating for, W C F i e l d s o n c e mischievously suggested, and the vast majority of professional footballers would have reacted much as Luis Suarez did when a...
Dose of Midday Sun Can Be Good for You; Advice U-Turn after Years of Telling Us to Cover Up
Byline: Fiona MacRae Science Reporter ACCORDING to the old song, only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun. Yet the latest thinking is that maybe everyone should give it a try. After years of urging us to cover up, a leading charity...
Do Young Children Need to Have Their Sun Cream Re-Applied by Teachers? DEBATE
THE DEBATE about putting (or not putting) suntan cream on children is national. I had the same discussion with my son's teacher last week. He's five and I wouldn't expect him to take responsibility for covering himself in cream. Originally, a letter...
Drumm Offers to Settle [Euro]8m Anglo Claim
Byline: Paul Caffrey DAVID DRUMM, the former Anglo Irish Bank chief, has made an offer to settle its [euro]8million action against him. The move was revealed in the High Court yesterday, after Mr Drumm dropped a bid to have the bank's claim struck...
Ear Popping, Jet Lag and Dry Skin -- How Cabin Crew Beat the Travel Blues; AIR Travel Can Play Havoc with Your Health. So What Steps Do Flight Attendants Take to Avoid the Pitfalls. We Asked SPENCER BARNETT, Who Works for Bmi, for His Tips
EAR PROBLEMS OUR ears 'pop' when the eustachian tube -- the passageway from the middle ear to the back of the throat -- adjusts to changes in air pressure. Children tend to be more acutely affected because of their relatively narrow eustachian tubes,...
Facebook Party Ends in Battle with Police; Riot Squad Called out to Confront 200 Gatecrashers
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter A TEENAGER'S party erupted into a riot after it was advertised on Facebook. More than 200 gatecrashers arrived at the party and some clashed with officers carrying riot shields and batons in a massive street brawl,...
Fancy a 49p Cappuccino? Then Head for the Pub
Byline: Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor HAVING made its name selling cheap beer, pub giant Wetherspoon has now decided to offer a reasonable-priced caffeine fix too. It has triggered a 'coffee war' by announcing it will sell cappuccino and...
Feathers Fly as Greens Unveil Key Farming Post
Byline: Aiden Corkery Political Reporter THE Green Party has been accused of 'out-cronying' Fianna Fail after a farming expert was replaced with a birdwatcher on a key EU panel. The decision has fuelled suspicions among some groups that the Greens...
Find Another Ramsay; LETTERS
INSTEAD of campaigning for yet another new England manager, the media should take a hard look at England's performances in international tournaments. Sir Alf Ramsay is still the only successful manager England have ever had in terms of winning an...
Fitzy's Boys Will Not Get Carried Away
Byline: Barney Rock IAM not buying this lazy scenario being thrown out there that Louth are just going to be lambs invited into a Meath slaughterhouse on Sunday. Everyone is wishing Peter Fitzpatrick and his team well this week but the pats on...
'Fix' They Cried and the Word Spread like a Mexican Wave
Byline: Yesterday in Quentin Letts Parliament DEPUTY Cleggy wore a pale blue suit with slanting pockets. A squiggle of gold braid, a military cap and a little parade stick were all he needed to complete the RAF look. You know the sort: youthful...
'Fix' They Cried and the Word Spread like a Mexican Wave; Yesterday in Parliament
Byline: Quentin Letts DEPUTY Cleggy wore a pale blue suit with slanting pockets. A squiggle of gold braid, a military cap and a little parade stick were all he needed to complete the RAF look. You know the sort: youthful officer who ducks under...
For Sale, a Garden Bigger Than Manhattan
Byline: Paul Harris reports FOR someone seeking to get away from it all, it's probably the perfect location. The views are spectacular, the tranquillity unparalleled - and neighbours are unlikely to be a problem. The garden's rather big though....
From Brittle Bones to Depression and Suicide, the True Cost of Gastric Bands; (and - Watch out, Vanessa - You May Not Even Lose Weight )
Byline: JOHN NAISH COULD it sound any easier? Just pop into hospital for a stomach-shrinking operation and watch the pounds fall away. Last week, TV presenter Vanessa Feltz was the latest celebrity to come out about having the operation, announcing...
From Brittle Bones to Depression and Suicide, the True Cost of Gastric Bands; (and - Watch out, Vanessa - You May Not Even Lose Weight)
Byline: JOHN NAISH COULD it sound any easier? Just pop into hospital for a stomach-shrinking operation and watch the pounds fall away. Last week, TV presenter Vanessa Feltz was the latest celebrity to come out about having the operation, announcing...
GDP Growth Positive but Bank Sector Still 'Fragile'
Byline: Joe Downes iReLAND's return to quarter-on-quarter growth in GDP does not mean that the country is out of the woods yet, a leading global analyst has said. the technical emergence from recession signalled by last week's official figures...
GEORGIE BHOY; Boateng Trains with Celtic but Ledley Is Still to Make Up Mind
Byline: MARK WILSON DUTCH veteran George Boateng is training with Celtic ahead of a possible free-transfer move -- but the Parkhead club are still awaiting an answer from top midfield target Joe Ledley. Boateng, 34, is available after leaving...
Gilroy Must Make Right Calls to Get Dubs Going
Byline: Barney Rock THIS weekend's second-round qualifiers are pretty much dull as dishwater, with too many of the 'weaker' counties having to go on the road to take on the stronger teams. Still, they will generate some interest, not least in...
Gove Defends Axe on School Building
Byline: James Chapman Political Editor GOOD education does not require 'sparkling, architectdesigned' classrooms, ministers insisted last night, as a [pounds sterling]55billion school rebuilding scheme bore the brunt of spending cuts. Education...
Grand Opening; Nadal Targets U.S. to Win a Set of Slams
Byline: by MIKE DICKSON HAVING swapped his pristine whites for a dicky bow, flanked by women's champion Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal insisted he was going to enjoy the moment at Wimbledon's Champions' Dinner in Mayfair on Sunday night. But,...
Grand Opening; Nadal Targets US to Win His Set of Slams
Byline: by MIKE DICKSON Tennis Correspondent Having swapped his pristine whites for a dicky bow, flanked by women's champion Serena Williams, Rafael nadal insisted he was going to enjoy t h e moment at Wimble don's Champions' Dinner in Mayfair on...
GREAT FEAT OR JUST A CHEAT? Suarez's Hand of God Leads to One Hell of a Storm
Byline: MATT LAWTON reports from Cape Town ANYTHING worth having is a thing worth cheating for, W C Fields once rather mischievously suggested, and the vast majority of footballers would have reacted much as Luis Suarez did when suddenly faced with...
GUNMAN: I'M AT WAR WITH THE POLICE; I Won't Stop until I'm Dead, Warns Killer Fugitive
Byline: Rebecca Camber, Paul Sims, Chris Brooke and Andy Dolan KILLER gunman Raoul Moat has made an extraordinary declaration of war on police. In a ranting 49-page letter to the force, he vowed to keep killing officers until his own life was over....
GUNMAN: I'M AT WAR WITH THE POLICE; I Won't Stop until I'm Dead, Warns Killer Fugitive; in His Own Words, the Crazed Gunman; I'm a Killer and a Maniac but I Ain't No Coward, Boasts Fugitive Police Hater
Byline: Rebecca Camber, Paul Sims, Chris Brooke and Andy Dolan KILLER gunman Raoul Moat has made an extraordinary declaration of war on police. In a ranting 49-page letter to the force, he vowed to keep killing officers until his own life was over....
HARRY RIDING TO ENGLAND; These Lads Can Bring Us a Better Future ... but Only If Clubs Play Ball; EXCLUSIVE
Byline: by SIR TREVOR BROOKING THE sheer disappointment shared by the nation following our exit from the World Cup in South Africa has underlined the importance of so many facets of the game in England, at both grassroots and professional level....
Heard the One about the NHS Paying Women to Be Stand-Up Comics?
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter IT sounds like a joke, but the problem with the latest scheme to help jobless women avoid isolation is that no one is laughing. Health Service bosses are spending thousands of pounds training them to become standup...
Heat Will Be on O'Leary to Put Knights on Top
Byline: by JONATHAN COATES HANDED the keys to a plush villa and topof-the-range car, David O'Leary will be treated like royalty in Dubai. As long as he wins games, that is. Al Ahli Dubai, the club who have granted O'Leary the chance to write...
Hero Who Delivered a Proud Mother's Reply; Bomber Pilot Who Struck Back at Nazis Dies at 91
Byline: Julie-Anne Barnes WHEN Lady Rachel Mac-Robert lost three sons in wartime missions, she fought back against Nazi Germany - by buying a bomber and presenting it to the RAF. Christened MacRobert's Reply, the Stirling bomber was piloted with...
Holiday Illness Puts Cheryl in Hospital
Byline: Sara Nathan and Ben Todd CHERYL Cole is in hospital with malaria after a holiday to Tanzania. The singer collapsed during a photoshoot on Saturday afternoon and was initially diagnosed with exhaustion. But friends said her health dramatically...
Hoopy on Right Track; Elliott in Flying Form
Byline: by PEADAR FLANAGAN HOOPY, under Davy Condon, can maintain trainer Gordon Elliott's winning run on the National Hunt card at Roscommon tonight. The gelding by Presenting, who won a novice hurdle at this venue a few years back when trained...
Horrific Picture That the Shot PC Wants You to See
Byline: Paul Sims and Chris Brooke HIS face a mask of blood, this is the heroic police officer shot at point-blank range by Raoul Moat. The horrific photograph of PC David Rathband, 42, was taken shortly after he was gunned down while on patrol...
How an Ultrasonic Blast Can Restore a Man's Virility
Byline: ROGER DOBSON SHOCKWaVE therapy can provide a quick, painless and effective treatment for impotence, according to a groundbreaking new study. All 20 of the men treated improved -- and half were able to stop using medication such as Viagra....
How Can I Keep Shingles at Bay? ASK THE DOCTOR; Every Week Dr Martin Scurr, a Top GP, Answers Your Questions
Byline: Dr Martin Scurr, I'M IN my early 60s and for the second time in three years have developed shingles. The first outbreak affected the right side of my head and hearing, causing extreme pain and a dropping eye and lip. The same area was affected...
How Can I Keep Shingles at Bay? Every Week Dr Martin Scurr, a Top GP, Answers Your Questions; ASK THE DOCTOR
Byline: Martin Scurr I'M In my early 60s and for the second time in three years have developed shingles. the first outbreak affected the right side of my head and hearing, causing extreme pain and a dropping eye and lip. the same area was affected...
However Did We All Manage without 6 Music?
Byline: Richard Littlejohn BBC News said yesterday that the NHS was 'facing the biggest financial squeeze in its history'. No, it isn't. The Health Service has been specifically excluded from the cuts of up to 40 per cent in government departmental...
How Ever Did We All Manage without 6 Music?
Byline: Richard Lit tlejohn BBC News said yesterday that the NHS was 'facing the biggest financial squeeze in its history'. No, it isn't. The Health Service has been specifically excluded from the cuts of up to 40 per cent in government departmental...
HOW ON EARTH DOES JP DO IT? Incredible Triumph to Attract Golf's Elite
Byline: Derek Lawrenson HOW on earth does he do it? People pay Tiger woods over [euro]2million per tournament to turn up outside America and here's JP McManus securing his services for a two-day proam in Limerick, and all for nothing, for heaven's...
How to Stop 'Sickies'; LETTERS
AS A former personnel manager with more than 30 years' experience in the private sector, I was horrified to read yet again about the appalling absenteeism in the public sector. No one seems to have a clue how to tackle it. When I was a head of personnel,...
Hypocrisy in Spades; LETTERS
BRIAN Lenihan's outburst at Joan Burton over the term 'freeloader' was a bit of a laugh. This is a man who belongs to a party of freeloaders. Claiming pensions and salaries at the same time from one employer is freeloading. Unvouched expenses is...
I Can't Get over Losing Two Sons to Knife Attacks
Byline: Anna Daly A MOTHER described her family's anguish yesterday after both her sons were killed in separate stabbings. Anne Sharkey detailed how the death of her son, David, came just four years after his brother, Simon, lost his life in...
I'll Start from Scratch to Show My Tough Side; EXCLUSIVE
Byline: by LAWRENCE BOOTH THE phoney war ahead of this winter's Ashes entered new territory with England's 3-2 win in the NatWest Series, but for Jonathan Trott the real battle may only just be beginning. Overlooked for that series but now back...
Interpol's Most Wanted Includes Irish Fugitive
Byline: Mail Foreign Service AN Irishman believed to have faked his own death after the murder of a 23-year-old art student has been named on Interpol's most wanted list. John Griffin, 43, disappeared after the body of Emer O'Loughlin was found...
Investors Plotting to Oust Pru's Chief
Byline: Elliot Wilson LEADING City investors are plotting to force Prudential chairman Harvey McGrath out before the embattled insurer's half-year results on August 12. McGrath and chief executive Tidjane Thiam have been under pressure since...
Iran Accuses Britain of Refusing to Refuel Its Passenger Aircraft
Byline: Ray Massey Transport Editor IRAN yesterday accused Britain of refusing to refuel its passenger jets, blaming U.S. sanctions imposed over Tehran's controversial nuclear programme. But the British Government and leading airport operator...
'Irish Rail Has Mismanaged Line' in Order to Shut It Down
Byline: Ian Carey IARNROD Eireann is deliberately neglecting its Waterford to Rosslare service in order to shut it down, campaigners claim. They said Irish Rail had mismanaged the service by doing little to promote it and had failed to staff...
Is Gordon Quitting Politics to Go Back to Universit Y? Ex-PM Gets Offers of Work from Ivy League and UK
Byline: Daniel Martin Political Correspondent Gordon Brown could soon be taking up a new role - that of university academic, it emerged last night. The former Prime Minister could become a visiting professor if he takes up one of the number of...
IT'S VAN UNITED; Dutch Used to Be Divided by Dissent but Now
Byline: Alex McLeish THE first time I crossed paths with Holland manager Bert van Marwijk was back in 2002, when Rangers played Feyenoord in the last 16 of the UEFA Cup. We suffered a 4-3 aggregate defeat and it still rankles eight years later...
It's War, Say Unions; Leaders Vow to Fight the Clampdown on Strikes
Byline: Jason Groves and Becky Barrow UNION barons last night accused ministers of 'declaring war' over plans for a new wave of antistrike laws. The Daily Mail revealed yesterday that the Coalition is considering fresh legislation to make it...
I Was Told Not to Go near Our Baby ... Because I Was So Radioactive; TV's Kirsty Gallacher Tells How a Scan for a Thyroid Problem Led to an Alarming Warning
Byline: BONNIE ESTRIDGE KIRSTY GALLACHER must have been the envy of many a first-time mother. In December 2006, just six weeks after giving birth to her first child, Oscar, the TV presenter appeared slim and glowing as she fronted a lottery show...
Jayo: I'd Go Back to Save Blues' Season
Byline: CIARAN GALLAGHER JaSon Sherlock yesterday told Pat gilroy that he is ready to rescue Dublin's ailing season. as the Dubs' boss considers his options ahead of this weekend's qualifier against Tipperary, Blues legend Sherlock, who boasts 15...
Justin Is Flying as He Joins the Party
Byline: Derek Lawrenson ON The plane from Philadelphia on Sunday night, Justin Rose forgot about sleep and spent what was left of Independence Day celebrating his hard-won freedom. Freedom from fretting about his plummetting world ranking and missing...
Justin Is Flying as He Joins the Party
Byline: DEREK LAWRENSON reports from Limerick ON the plane over from Philadelphia on Sunday night, Justin Rose forgot about sleep and spent what was left of Independence Day celebrating his hard-won freedom. Freedom from fretting about his world...
KINGDOM ON THE BRINK; O Se Faces Suspension for 'Elbowing'; Big Hole in Their Team for Quarter-Final; Toughest Challenge Yet for O'Connor
They are back on the cliff edge where they found themselves last summer, with no safety harness other than their own wit. Their football intelligence and their quality saw them defy the odds last year by coming back to win an extraordinary Championship,...
Left-Right Plot to Derail AV; Tory Rebels Hold Secret Talks with Labour to Spike Clegg Referendum
Byline: Tim Shipman Deputy Political Editor TORY rebels are holding talks with senior Labour figures in an attempt to scupper Nick Clegg's plans for electoral reform. The Deputy Prime Minister announced yesterday that a referendum on replacing...