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Articles from January 13, 2011

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60 Queens over 60 Years; Jubilee Show's Portrait for Each Year of Her Reign
Byline: Fay Schlesinger WHEN yours is one of the most famous faces in the world, you probably make the most of every opportunity for a bit of shut-eye. A striking photograph of the Queen with her eyes closed has been converted to a hologram to...
60 Queens over 60 Years; Ten Portraits per Decade Show Her Changing Face
Byline: Fay Schlesinger WHEN yours is one of the most famous faces in the world, you probably make the most of every opportunity for a bit of shut-eye. A striking photograph of the Queen with her eyes closed has been converted to a hologram to...
A FOUL NIGHT FOR FOOTBALL; Celts Rescue a Point amid Ugly Scenes
Byline: STEPHEN MCGOWAN Hamilton 1 Celtic 1 ON A highly-charged evening in Hamilton, a match of incredible drama ended with recriminations and injustice hanging heavy in the Lanarkshire air. Three red cards -- one for a player on the field...
A Heroine in the War against Ageism? No, Angela, You're Just an Old Show-Off
Byline: by Carol Sarler ANGELA RIPPON might well be a nice woman and a good sport. But when she crashed out of Dancing On Ice after the first wobbly round, thereby shattering expectations that she would do on the ice rink what Pamela Stephenson...
Airlines Fly off with Taxes; Ryanair and Aer Lingus 'Keeping [Euro]285m of Non-Flying Passengers' Fees Refunds'
Byline: Paul Kelly Consumer Affairs Editor RYANAIR and Aer Lingus are sitting on up to [euro]285million of refunds that belong to passengers, it is claimed. The airtaxrefund.com website said airlines were failing to refund taxes, fees and other...
And Finally ... Don't Mess with Me, I'm a Neat Freak Mum
Byline: by Helen Carroll THE MEMORY lingers to this day. I arrived home from school to find my mother, in her long, black, candlewick dressing gown, sitting on our living room carpet, surrounded by sheets of newspaper and mounds of soil, re-potting...
An Independence Ring Has Replaced My Wedding Band
Byline: by Tessa Cunningham THIS year, I celebrated the New Year by doing something totally unexpected. It was a gesture so empowering and so completely out of character that I feel a swell of pride just thinking about it. No, I didn't go bungee...
Aoibhinn and Ryan under Microscope at Science Show
Byline: Leah McDonald RYAn TuBRIDY and his ex could have to endure an awkward, very public meeting at the RDS tomorrow. Former Rose of Tralee Aoibhinn ni Shuilleabhain and the RTE host broke up last year and haven't been seen together since October....
A Reality Check for Dalglish as On-Song DJ Calls the Tune
Blackpool 2 Liverpool 1 By MATT LAWTON KENNY DALGLISH last night admitted he is under no illusions about the size of the challenge ahead as Liverpool crashed to defeat at Blackpool. Dalglish's first Barclays Premier League game since 1998 ended...
Are High Street Charity Shops Fulfilling a Role? Debate
A FEW years ago, I had a bric-a-brac stall on Wimborne Market, and next to me a woman ran a similar stall. One day, she told me she also worked in a well-known High Street charity shop. I took no further notice until one day a pretty skirt and new...
At Last. a McFadden Who Is Legally Talented
Byline: Hannah-Louise Dunne Showbusiness Editor SHE is the blonde whose attempts to carve out a career on her own merits were treated with derision. But she has proved her doubters wrong by landing the lead in yet another hit West End musical -...
A Tough Choice between Imelda and the Villagers
Byline: Hannah-Louise Dunne Showbusiness Editor IT'S regarded as Ireland's answer to the prestigious Mercury Music Prize. And this year Imelda May and Conor O'Brien's The Villagers are set to battle it out for the much-coveted Choice Music Prize...
A Young Idiot, Yes, but Did He Deserve 32 Months Inside?
Byline: by Bel Mooney SHE WAlkEd into the court clasping the hand of her 18-year-old son, encouraging him forward as she's surely done all his life. But I doubt if Tania Garwood had any real idea of what she was leading him to. Most parents will...
Baiting Bhoys Has Put Peat in the Firing Line
Byline: by JOHN GREECHAN THIS cannot end well. A phoney war that could have been contained, a conflict-by-proxy that had been limited to sniping from the sidelines, now threatens to bring ugly levels of animosity and strife to Scottish football....
Battle for the Right to a DIY Home Abortion
Byline: Sophie Borland WOMEN could have a 'DIY abortion' in their home within months under controversial plans to change the law. They would be handed drugs to take to terminate their pregnancy in familiar surroundings rather than in a hospital...
Bellamy Arrested after Cardiff Assault Claim; FOOTBALL SHORTS
CRAIG BELLAMY has been arrested on suspicion of assault after two men were injured in an earlymorning incident in Cardiff. The Manchester City striker, 31, currently on loan at Championship side Cardiff, was bailed yesterday following the alleged...
Benefit System Shake-Up Will Hit Those on [Pounds Sterling]25,000 a Year
Byline: Steve Doughty SQUEEZED middle-income earners are to be hit yet again by the Coalition's radical reforms of the benefit system, a high-powered analysis found yesterday. The shake-up meant to draw hundreds of thousands of the workless into...
Bid to Blackmail Footballer over Video Sex Romp
Byline: Christian Gysin, Colin Fernandez A FOOTBALLER was last night at the centre of a blackmail plot after pictures and video footage of a holiday orgy involving him and three Swedish women were offered for sale. The English Premier League...
Binmen in Waste Fiasco Earned [Pounds Sterling]45,000 a Year
Byline: Eleanor Harding BINMEN in a city hit by a crisis in refuse collection took home [pounds sterling]45,000 in pay and overtime in a year, it emerged yesterday. The crew in Birmingham were paid [pounds sterling]225,000 in total thanks to...
Blusher's Back! BEAUTY CONFIDENTIAL
Byline: ELSA McALONAN ELSA McALONAN and her testers put blushers -- perfect for an instant glow -- through their paces Accessorize Baked Blusher in Pretty Pink, [euro]9 (Superdrug) THIS was a lovely surprise. The packaging is pretty and...
Blusher's Back! BEAUTY CONFIDENTIAL; ELSA McALONAN and Her Testers Pick the Best of the Blushers for Healthy Flushed Cheeks in an Instant
Byline: Elsa Mcalonan Accessorize Baked Blusher in Pretty Pink, [pounds sterling]6 (Superdrug) THIS was a lovely surprise. The packaging is pretty and practical and the blusher looks amazing -- pink with purple swirls. it's a lovely product,...
Boss Cashes in as Gartmore Sells Out
Byline: Lucy Farndon GARTMORE'S chief executive Jeffrey Meyer will walk away with more than [pounds sterling]11m after selling the crisis-hit fund manager to Henderson at less than half of the float price. Unlike investors, who are left with...
BOYZ N THE SNOOD; Darragh: I Just Had to Follow My Hero Tevez
Byline: by MICHEAL CLIFFORD MICHAEL Darragh Macauley has started the new season as he finished the old one... grabbing the eye. But while the Dublin midfielder's sensational rookie season saw him short-listed for an all-Star, his cameo role as...
Bright and Beautiful, New Collections Spring into Town with a Flash of Flesh
Byline: Anna Daly WE may still be wrapped up in winter woollies but fashion folk have already got exciting plans for our spring wardrobes that involve a flash of flesh. Brown Thomas showcased its SS11 collections yesterday - and revealed just what...
British Madoff Faces Jail over [Pounds Sterling]14m Fraud
Byline: Rebecca Camber A CONMAN dubbed the 'British Madoff' who swindled at least [pounds sterling]14million from victims including footballers and the ex-wife of golfer Colin Montgomerie was facing jail yesterday. Terry Freeman, 62, persuaded...
British Pilot among Four Skiers Swept to Death by Avalanche
Byline: From Sam Greenhill in Val d'Isere A BRITISH skier killed in an Alpine avalanche was an airline pilot with a passion for extreme sports, his girlfriend said last night. James Whalley, at 32, one of easyJet's youngest captains, had spoken...
British 'Tragedy' of the Families with No Fathers
Byline: James Chapman Political Editor ONE in five children from a broken home loses touch with a parent within three years and never sees them again, it is revealed today. Many more lose contact as they grow older, most often with fathers after...
Bruce Plots Revenge
Byline: COLIN YOUNG STEVE BRUCE was so humiliated by Sunderland's 5-1 Halloween horror show at Newcastle that he claims he has not dared show his face since at his dad's favourite pub in Wallsend. Sunderland suffered their worst defeat by their...
Byrne Given Thumbs Up for Wales Comeback
Byline: MATT LLOYD LEE BYRNE will return for the Ospreys this weekend against London Irish in a major boost for Wales boss Warren Gatland ahead of the Six Nations next month. Full back Byrne, 30, has missed the last six weeks after breaking his...
Callely's Political Future 'Will Be Decided in Court Tomorrow'
Byline: Paul Caffrey IVOR CAllely's future in politics will be decided tomorrow, the Irish Daily Mail has learned. A High Court judge will rule on the first stage of the disgraced Fianna Fail senator's legal fight against his 20-day suspension...
Cameron Threat to Toughen Laws on Strike Ballots
Byline: James Chapman Political Editor DAVID Cameron is threatening to tear up strike laws to prevent militant trade unions holding Britain to ransom. The Prime Minister said yesterday he was considering legislation to set a higher bar before...
Can Mary Turn Fame into Fortune? A [Euro]1.2million Record Contract, Plus-Sized Modelling and a Bodyguard. or Back to the Tills at Tesco. with the Next Crop of Talent Closing in, MaBy Must Cash in on Her X Factor Profile Now or Risk Becoming Ireland's Most Famous Pub Singer
Byline: by Patrice Harrington HERS was a story worthy of its own Disney movie. It had everything -- love, heartbreak, tragedy, a winning character in need of a makeover and, finally, a happy ending. When Mary Byrne first appeared on TV screens during...
Change Up a Gear with the New Year
Byline: by Linda Whitney ARE YOU thinking of changing your job? If so, join the club -- nearly a third of UK employees are doing the same. 'After the Christmas break especially, many people re-evaluate their situation,' says Lynne Hardman from recruiter...
Children Face Half-Year Delay for Eye Clinic
Byline: Petrina Vousden Health Editor STAFF shortages at Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children are pushing back appointments by as much as six months. The hospital in Crumlin, south Dublin, has admitted that one in 20 patients has been forced...
Chipped Jugs, Poison Darts. This Is Your Life
Byline: Craig Brown www.dailymail.co.uk/craigbrown While hanging up our Christmas cards a month ago, i noticed, with a jolt, that we still had a little line of them hanging up from the year before. They were above the fireplace just out of reach,...
Chris Gets Lines Right as England Set Record
Byline: PAUL NEWMAN reports from Adelaide IT took just one mighty swing of his bat for Chris Woakes to dispatch the world's fastest bowler high into the stands and announce his arrival on the world stage. that blow off Shaun Tait, who consistently...
Clarke to Risk Tory Wrath by Shutting Three Jails
Byline: Paul Bentley THREE prisons will be shut and further closures are expected as the first jail closure programme since the Second World War is announced today. In a move which will infuriate Conservative traditionalists, the Ministry of...
Clash over [Pounds Sterling]100m Bill for Potholes
Byline: Andrew Picken Scottish Political Reporter SCOTLAND'S cash-strapped councils are at loggerheads with ministers in a row over who picks up the bill for the country's [pounds sterling]100million winter pothole crisis. Costs for gritting...
Consumers Still Feeling Gloomy on a Recovery
Byline: Joe Downes THE mood of consumers darkened again in December after the EU/IMF bailout of the country and the austerity Budget, a survey has found. The KBC Ireland/ESRI Consumer Sentiment Index fell during five of the last six months, recording...
Courts Boost for Domestic Abuse Victims
Byline: Alan Roden Scottish Political Reporter VIOLENT partners will face jail if they breach court orders designed to protect women under a shake-up of Scotland's domestic abuse laws. Campaigners have been fighting for years to secure a more...
Critics' Choice
HOMEGROWN HERO This Sporting Life 7pm, RTE ONE KEN DOHERTY is one of Ireland's most successful snooker players. This programme, the first of a new series, looks back at his triumphant career, including his world championship victory in 1997....
Critics' Choice
BIG NEW SERIES Human Planet, 8pm, BBC1 THIS globe-circling eight-part series explores the ways in which we humans have, uniquely, managed to adapt to every environment our planet has to offer. With soaring music and John Hurt narrating, this is ambitious...
Dalglish's Model Has Style but Little Else
Byline: DOMINIC KING KENNY DALGLISH stepped back into the Barclays Premier League last night for the first time since 1998 and Sportsmail was there to see if the old magic remained. TACTICS A BIG criticism of Roy Hodgson and Rafa Benitez was...
DAMAGED GOODS; World Cup Warning for Banned Attwood as Johnson Says He's
Byline: by CHRIS FOY Rugby Correspondent MARTIN JOHNSON yesterday issued a public rebuke to Gloucester lock Dave Attwood for picking up a ban for stamping and wasting the chance to fill a gap in England's pack during the Six Nations. After naming...
DANGERS OF THE THINNER BLUE LINE; as Plans Are Drawn Up to Merge Scots Police Forces
Byline: by Mike Liddell Former chief inspector with Strathclyde Police IT'S hard to imagine a time when there was such a post as the 'chief constable of Govan'. In today's terminology, he would have been an inspector, in charge of policing that...
Dirty Dave Gets a Blast off Johnno
Byline: CHRIS FOY MARTIN JOHNSON yesterday delivered a public rebuke to Gloucester lock Dave Attwood for wasting the chance to fill a gap in England's pack during the Six Nations, by picking up a nine-week ban for stamping. After naming a revised...
DJ Accused of Nightclub Sex Assaults on Teenagers
Byline: Jamie Beatson DANCE music DJ Basshunter yesterday denied charges of serious sex assaults on two teenage girls during a gig in a Scots nightclub. Basshunter, real name Jonas Erik Altberg, appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court over allegations...
DJ LEAVES KING KENNY IN SPIN; Campbell Clinches Blackpool Win and Deepens Liverpool Misery
Byline: by MATT LAWTON Blackpool 2 Liverpool 1 AFTER one wave of the magic wand that Kenny Dalglish says is in the possession of Fernando Torres, Liverpool appeared to be back. It was as though a light had been switched on, a Blackpool...
DJ PUTS KENNY IN A TAILSPIN; Campbell Header Seals Victory to Deepen the Mersey Misery
Byline: by MATT LAWTON Chief Football Correspondent Blackpool 2 Liverpool 1 AFTER one wave of the magic wand that Kenny Dalglish says is in the possession of Fernando Torres, Liverpool appeared to be back. It was as if a light had been...
DJ Strikes the Right Note to Leave King Kenny Spinning
Blackpool 2 Liverpool 1 AFTER one wave of the magic wand that Kenny Dalglish says is in the possession of Fernando Torres, Liverpool appeared to be back. Then, however, came the reality check. It was as though a light had been switched on,...
Do Hamsters Go to Heaven? PETERBOROUGH
ON THE morning my daughter Alison's hamster, Harry, died, it was raining heavily. Having explained that it was too wet to bury Harry in his box, which Alison had found in her toy cupboard, I said we would put him comfortably wrapped in the dustbin....
Driving Lesson Free with the AA
WE'VE teamed up with AA Driving School to offer all new learner drivers a FREE first hour of learnerdriver tuition. The AA is expert on motoring, and its Driving School uses only approved instructors. Nine out of ten people who pass their test first...
Drogs Need [Euro]200k Final Roll of Dice
Byline: PHILIP QUINN Alittle over three years ago, the width of an upright denied Drogheda United the prized Champions league scalp of Dynamo Kiev; now the louth club may be a fortnight from folding as a senior side. Unless [euro]200,000 is raised...
FIGHT! Celts' Spat with SFA Turns Ugly; SFA PRESIDENT FUELS CELTIC FURY
Byline: JOHN GREECHAN CELTIC and the SFA are now engaged in open warfare following Hampden chief George Peat's public blast at the SPL leaders. The SFA president lashed out at Celtic for complaining about a six-game ban handed down to manager...
Firms Can No Longer Force out Workers When They Turn 65
Byline: Tim Shipman and Becky Barrow WORKERS will no longer be forced to retire at 65 under rules to stamp out age discrimination published today. From October the statutory retirement age will be scrapped for all older workers, allowing those...
Firms Use VAT Hike as Excuse to Force Up Mobile Bills
Byline: Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor MOBILE phone giants are using the VAT rise as cover for a hike in some charges of up to 150 per cent, research suggests. In theory, the 20 per cent sales tax should add an average of [pounds sterling]22...
Flawed Rescue; COMMENT
Byline: by ALEX BRUMMER city editor FOR Gartmore, its direct investors and the savers in its funds, the rescue bid by Anglo-Australian fund manager Henderson will come as a blessed relief. As a publicly-quoted firm, Gartmore has been a walking...
Free Driving Lesson with The
WE'VE teamed up with AA Driving School to offer all new learner drivers a FREE first hour of learnerdriver tuition. The AA is expert on motoring, and its Driving School uses only approved instructors. Nine out of ten people who pass their test first...
Free Weight Watchers Essentials Pack
WE'VE teamed up with Weight Watchers to bring you its all-new ProPoints plan -- its biggest innovation in 15 years. No more calorie counting or forbidden foods. Earlier this week, we launched The Diet Revolution, explaining in four parts how ProPoints...
Free Weight Watchers Restaurant Guide; Daily Mail Promotion; Plus Shopping Guide and Diet Journal
WE'VE teamed up with Weight Watchers to bring you its all-new ProPoints plan -- its biggest innovation in 15 years. No more calorie counting or forbidden foods. Earlier this week, we launched The Diet Revolution, explaining in four parts how ProPoints...
Garda Killer in Bid to Be Free as He's 'Only a Murderer'
Byline: Paul Caffrey A gArDA killer's lawyers claimed yesterday that he should walk free from prison 14 years early - because he was merely found guilty of murder. Noel Callan is serving 40 years for the murder of Sergeant Patrick Morrissey in...
Get Rid of Miliband and Let's Have a True Labour Party Back
AFTER hearing Jeremy Vine interview Ed Miliband on Radio 2, as a life-long Labour supporter from solid workingclass roots, I couldn't consider supporting a party in which Miliband is even welcome, let alone leading. Neil Kinnock bravely rid the party...
Get Rid of Miliband and Let's Have a True Labour Party Back; LETTERS
Going to the roots: Paul Gaston AFTER hearing Jeremy Vine interview Ed Miliband on Radio 2, as a life-long Labour supporter from solid workingclass roots, I couldn't consider supporting a party in which Miliband is even welcome, let alone leading....
Girl Assaulted by Father after HSE Handed Her over; Child Claimed She'd Been Abused Before
Byline: Ian Carey A fAther sexually assaulted and neglected his daughter after she was released to him from hSe care. Last night the executive was heavily criticised for the way the case was handled after the 46-year-old man was sentenced to...
Goldie Cheated on Me, Says Ex-Husband
Byline: Paul Thompson, Ben Todd GOLDIE HAWN cheated on her husband soon after they married and had a series of relationships, he claims in a tell-all book. Former musician Bill Hudson recalls a conversation with actor George Segal who told him...
Good Riddance to the Year of the Love Rat; Beautiful Wives and Perfect Lives. So, Why Were So Many Men Cheating in 2010?
Byline: by Liz Jones I NEVER knew what it was like for someone to have my back ... I never allowed myself to be cared for or protected that way in a relationship.' So said Sandra Bullock -- pathetically, as it turns out -- shortly before the...
Good Time for Labour Dinosaurs, Saved from Extinction
Byline: John MacLeod THIS year would appear to offer the rosiest prospects for the battered old dinosaur that is Scottish Labour. For the past 18 months, Alex Salmond and his minority SNP administration have had a long run of sustained bad luck,...
Half a Million Students Fail to Hit GCSE Target
Byline: Kate Loveys MORE than 550,000 pupils failed to achieve five passes in traditional subjects at GCSE because they were signed up to take easier options such as hairdressing, league tables revealed yesterday. Only one in six youngsters achieved...
Harrowing Picture of Dying Swine F Lu Girl Her Parents Hope Will Shame Ministers to Give Jab to All Children
Byline: James Tozer HER parents thought Lana Ameen simply had a cold. But her doctor father and mother took her to the GP anyway on Christmas Eve - and then to hospital as her condition worsened. Just two days later she died of swine flu....
Harte's Brother Died of Brain Tumour Just Weeks before Killing
Just weeks before his daughter's murder, Mickey Harte's brother Peter died from a brain tumour. Friends said he was still 'very much grieving' for his brother when Michaela was killed on honeymoon in Mauritius. It is thought that Michaela will...
Haughey Happy to Switch Backing
MILLIONAIRE businessman Willie Haughey swapped the Scottish Cup for the Glasgow Cup -- leaving the SFA with another financial headache. The former Celtic director backed the Scottish Cup for two years in a deal worth around [pounds sterling]2.5million...
Henson in Line to Tackle Leinster
Byline: BILLY RUBIN GavIn HEnsOn will make his first appearance in the Heineken Cup in two years for saracens. Henson has been registered as an additional player in time to face Leinster on saturday. That will be his first involvement in Europe...
HE'S READY TO DO THE JOB; McGahan Plans to Put His Faith in Totem O'Connell for Munster's European Showdown
Byline: by SHANE MCGRATH TONY McGAHAN has admitted he knows his team for one of the most important game in Munster's European history -- and declared Paul O'Connell ready to serve on a French field. The Munster supremo admitted he has never agonised...
HOPELESS; This War Won't Stop until Referees Get It Right, Says Lennon; War Will Not Stop until Refs Get It Right
Byline: JOHN GREECHAN HAMILTON.... 1 CELTIC............. 1 DUNDEE UTD... 2 MOTHERWELL 0 120 DUNDEE UTD DUNDEE UTD... NEIL LENNON last night declared that the current war of words between Celtic and the SFA will be solved only 'when the...
HORSE WARS; Ireland Face Uphill Battle to Make Olympics after Latest Row Sees Lynch Quit over 'Irreconcilable Differences'
Byline: by SIOBHAN ENGLISH AFTER a series of poor performances last year, Ireland's international show jumping team could be under serious pressure again this year to remain in the Super League and qualify for the 2012 London Olympic Games. But...
Hotel Hosts Beach Party Days after the Killing
Byline: Eva Marie Gibney An IrIsh couple on honeymoon in the Legends hotel say they met Michaela harte and her husband hours before she was killed. A man who only gave his name as Mark said he and his new wife, niamh, saw John McAreavy and Michaela...
Houllier Closing in on [Pounds Sterling]6m Deal for Lyon King Makoun; THE SCREAMER Edited by SIMON JONES ... IT'S THE TALK OF FOOTBALL
Byline: CONTRIBUTORS: Chris Wheeler, Neil Moxley, Ashley Gray, Sami Mokbel, Janine Self and Colin Young ASTON VILLA are closing in on a [pounds sterling]6million deal for Jean Makoun and also want Wigan's Maynor Figueroa and Hugo Rodallega. Manager...
Houllier Closing in on [Pounds Sterling]6m Deal for Lyon King Makoun; THE SCREAMER ... IT'S THE TALK OF FOOTBALL Edited by SIMON JONES
Byline: CONTRIBUTORS: Chris Wheeler, Neil Moxley, Ashley Gray, Sami Mokbel, Janine Self and Colin Young ASTON VILLA are closing in on a [pounds sterling]6million deal for Jean Makoun and also want Wigan's Maynor Figueroa and Hugo Rodallega. Manager...
Houllier Heading for Lyon to Snap Up [Pounds Sterling]6m Makoun; THE SCREAMER Edited by SIMON JONES ... IT'S THE TALK OF FOOTBALL
Byline: CONTRIBUTORS: Chris Wheeler, Neil Moxley, Ashley Gray, Sami Mokbel, Janine Self ,Colin Young ASTON VILLA are closing in on a [pounds sterling]6million deal for Jean Makoun and also want Wigan's Maynor Figueroa and Hugo Rodallega. Manager...
How Come Nobody Makes Clothes for Women with Wobbly Arms?
Byline: by Eve Pollard NOW the festivities are over, I want to help us glamorous ladies who won't see our 50th birthdays again make a New year's resolution. I want this to be the last year you spend your time absolutely boiling. No, this has...
How UK's Top Paid Banker Made His Millions; as Barclays Chief Is Set to Be Awarded an [Pounds Sterling]8m Bonus, We Reveal
Byline: SPECIAL INVESTIGATION BY BEN LAURANCE LAST year, as bankers were increasingly reviled for their greed in pocketing staggering sums during a recession, Bob Diamond made a great play of the fact he was waiving his bonus. It was portrayed...
Hungry Federer Targets 20 Slams; Tennis
Byline: MIKE DICKSON ROGER FEDERER yesterday returned to the court where he beat Andy Murray in last year's Australian Open final with a warning that he has not finished winning Grand Slams. Paul Annacone, who coached Pete Sampras and Tim Henman...
Husbands Are for Life, Not Just for Publicity! He May Have the Brains of a Tree Trunk, but JAN MOIR Can't Help Feeling Sorry for Katie Price's Cage Fighting Cast-Off
Byline: by Jan Moir NO, GIRLS and boys, a puppy is not just for Christmas. You need to be responsible if you are going to be in charge of a pet. Or any cute, but dumb creature who doesn't know what day it is, or that the fork is the thing you stick...
I Gave Away My Wedding Ring to Oxfam - and Finally Felt Free
Byline: by Tessa Cunningham THIS year, I celebrated the New Year by doing something totally unexpected. It was a gesture so empowering and so completely out of character that I feel a swell of pride just thinking about it. No, I didn't go bungee...
Image of Swine F Lu Girl Her Doctor Father Hopes Will Shame Ministers into Giving Vaccine to Every Child
Byline: James Tozer HER parents thought Lana Ameen simply had a cold. But her doctor father and mother took her to the GP anyway on Christmas Eve - and then to hospital as her condition worsened. Just two days later she died of swine flu....
I Need Your Final Answer: Have TV Quiz Shows Had Their Day? as Who Wants to Be A Millionaire Is Axed after 13 Years
Byline: by Philip Norman Btelevision is set to lose the only quiz show named after a Frank Sinatra song and the only one ever to inspire an Oscar-winning film. ITV has announced that, after 13 years, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is BRITISH television...
Insurers to Count Cost of Aussie Crisis
Byline: Lucy Farndon THE Australian floods could shave 1pc off the country's economic growth for this year and land Lloyd's of London insurers with a hefty clean-up bill. The London insurance market says it will 'undoubtedly have some claims...
Intel Takes Aim at Chip-Maker; MARKET REPORT
Byline: by Geoff Foster WELL above average turnover of late in AIM stock IQE suggests something surely must be up. More than 10m shares in the compound semiconductor specialist changed hands again yesterday and the close was 4p better at a high...
It Beggars Belief; How the Beggar the IMF Chiefs Walked Past Seems Not to Need His Crutch after All
Byline: Eva Marie Gibney THIs was the face of Ireland captured by the world's media as our Government pleaded with Europe for a bailout. Indian beggar Gladu Rostas unwittingly became a worldwide celebrity when he held out his cup to visiting...
It's True, Married Men ARE Sexier. and I've Got Yours in My Sights; in a Confession That'll Enrage All Wives, a Serial Seductress Says
Byline: AMANDA PARKIN ACCORDING to a new study, single women find married men much more attractive than their unattached counterparts. Here, AMANDA PARKIN, a 48-year-old lecturer from Bexley, Kent, reveals why she'd never fall for an unmarried man...
It's True, Married Men ARE Sexier. and I've Got Yours in My Sights; in a Confession That Will Enrage Wives, a Serial Seductress Says; I Don't Want to Be the Harridan at Home Moaning about Taking the Bins out and Bills. Why Should I When Instead I Can Be the Mysterious Lover Being Treated to Romantic Dinners and Expensive Jewellery?
ACCORDING to one new study, single women find married men much more attractive than their unattached counterpa r t s. Here, AMANDA PARKIN, a 48-yearold lecturer, reveals why she'd never fall for an unmarried man... A FEW DAYS before Christmas, I went...
I Was Feet from 7/7 Blast - but I Only Lost My Two Front Teeth
Byline: David Wilkes AS she followed the teenager up the stairs of the bus, Lisa French could see his large rucksack and decided not to sit next to him. The human resources manager, who was in London for a business meeting on July 7, 2005, had...
I Woke and Heard My Son Shot Dead; Mother Weeps in Dock at Murder Trial
Byline: Natasha Reid A MOTHER wept yesterday as she revealed how she woke to hear her son being killed. Mary Crawford told a court how she heard gun shots before finding her son Noel lying dead on a downstairs floor. She was giving evidence...
Joanna Was Not a Love Cheat, Says Best Friend
Byline: Luke Salkeld, Arthur Martin, Ryan Kisiel JOANNA Yeates's best friend yesterday dismissed speculation the murdered landscape architect had been having an affair. Rebecca Scott, who spoke to Miss Yeates on the phone shortly before she was...
Job Cuts in NHS Blamed as Scots C.diff Rate Soars
Byline: Andrew Picken Scottish Political Reporter SCOTLAND'S hospitals have seen cases of a deadly superbug jump by nearly a quarter amid fears that spending cuts are hitting ward cleaning standards. Latest NHS figures show that the number of...
Kauto Bids for Glory as Smith Thanks His Lucky Star
Byline: EXCLUSIVE by MARCUS TOWNEND Racing Correspondent THERE are plenty who would claim Clive Smith is the luckiest owner in horseracing. He would argue it is more a case of earning his good fortune. But the man who owns Kauto Star is a species...
Keeping Down with the Joneses; Trade in Your Jeep, Hide Brown Thomas Buys in Lidl Bags, and Book a Secret Room to Sip Your Champagne in. Celtic Tiger Excess Is So Last Season, These Days It's All About
Byline: by Tom Sykes BEFORE Christmas, with the chaos that was being caused by the snow and the big freeze, the last place I expected to find my wife at midnight was in the kitchen baking cookies. 'What are you doing?' I asked, surveying the...
KENNY CRUSHED; DJ Is on Song as Dalglish Suffers Second Defeat in Anfield Hotseat; Holloway's Finest Day
Byline: DOMINIC KING KENNY DALGLISH last night admitted he is under no illusions about the size of the challenge ahead as Liverpool crashed to defeat at Blackpool. Dalglish's first Barclays Premier League game since 1998 ended in disappointment...
Kenny's Abortion Deceit; LETTERS
FINE GAEL leader Enda Kenny has restated his opposition to legalising abortion on demand, but ruled out giving any pre-election commitment to hold a referendum on the matter. Dealing with the re-emergence of abortion as a political issue, following...
Kylie Would Take a Shot of the Bubonic Plague If It Turned Back Time.So Why Not Admit It?
Byline: MARY CARR So Miss Nicole Kidman, could you please, please tell us something we don't know. We never believed your adamant denials about using Botox in the first place. so instead of talking about the experience, could you just let us in...