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Articles from October 24, 2011

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'1,000 Dead' in Turkey Quake
Byline: Mail Foreign Service A POWERFUL earthquake struck Turkey yesterday leaving as many as 1,000 people feared dead. Dozens of buildings collapsed and hospitals were struggling to deal with hundreds of wounded survivors. The magnitude 7.2...
'1,000 Dead' in Turkey Quake
Byline: Mail Foreign Service A POWERFUL earthquake struck Turkey yesterday leaving as many as 1,000 people feared dead. Dozens of buildings collapsed and hospitals were struggling to deal with hundreds of wounded survivors. The magnitude 7.2...
'1,000 Dead' in Turkey Quake
Byline: Mail Foreign Service A POWERFUL earthquake struck Turkey yesterday leaving as many as 1,000 people feared dead. Dozens of buildings collapsed and hospitals were struggling to deal with hundreds of wounded survivors. The magnitude 7.2...
6-1 Fergie's Worst Day in Football; 'Worst-Ever' Defeat for Ferguson
Byline: IAN LADYMAN MANCHESTER CITY gave Sir Alex Ferguson the worst day of his football life yesterday as they stormed Old Trafford to thrash neighbours United 6-1 in their Barclays Premier League showdown. On an astonishing day, Roberto Mancini's...
Air Miles Andy Takes a Tour of the Far East by Private Jet
Byline: Rebecca English , Peter Simpson in Beijing PRINCE Andrew is taking a private jet on a taxpayerfunded two-week tour of the Far East. It is his third foreign trip in just over a month - shortly after he very publicly announced his decision...
Air Miles Andy Takes a Tour of the Far East by Private Jet; ... Even Though He Stepped Down as UK's Trade Envoy Three Months Ago
Byline: Rebecca English, Peter Simpson in Beijing PRINCE Andrew is taking a private jet on a taxpayerfunded two-week tour of the Far East. It is his third foreign trip in just over a month - shortly after he very publicly announced his decision...
Air Miles Andy Takes Private Jet for Tax-Funded Tour of Far East
Byline: Rebecca English , Peter Simpson in Beijing ... even though he stepped down as UK's trade envoy three months ago PRINCE Andrew is taking a private jet on a taxpayerfunded two-week tour of the Far East. It is his third foreign trip in just...
Air Miles Andy Takes Private Jet for Tax-Funded Tour of Far East; ... Even Though He Stepped Down as UK's Trade Envoy Three Months Ago
Byline: Rebecca English, Peter Simpson in Beijing PRINCE Andrew is taking a private jet on a taxpayer-funded two-week tour of the Far East. It is his third foreign trip in just over a month - shortly after he very publicly announced his decision...
...And How the Rest Got It Wrong
MICHAEL D HIGGINS RIGHT: Keeping his head down when in the lead. Refusing to become engaged in squabbling in debates, instead acting 'presidential' up to now. WRONG: Blathering about airyfairy concepts, such as his poorly communicated vision of a 'real...
Apologetic Proctor Calls for Calm Heads to Halt Caley's Plight
Byline: ALASDAIR FRASER THEY say when you are down on your luck, nothing goes right. David Proctor was at the epicentre of the latest episode of ill-fortune to afflict Inverness Caley Thistle -- and held up his hands to the blunder. However, a professional...
Arsenal Are 'Not Reliant on Robin'
Byline: SAMI MOKBEL Arsenal 3 Stoke City 1 ARSENE WENGER insists Arsenal are not a one-man team despite another Robin van Persie super show. Van Persie was dropped by Wenger for the visit of Stoke yesterday -- but the Holland international came...
Arsene Is Saved by RVP Again
Byline: SAMI MOKBEL Arsenal 3 Stoke 1 Stoke Next: ARSENAL v Bolton (tomorrow, Carling Cup), STOKE v Liverpool (Wednesday, Carling Cup) ANOTHER Sunday, another Robin van Persie show to drive Arsenal on to victory at the Emirates. Arsene...
Arthritic and Suffering in Silence, the Cats Aged 104 (in Human Years)
Byline: Eleanor Harding IT'S not just our human population that is ageing. Cats are also living well past their life expectancy - and suffering the same age-related conditions, including arthritis. Almost half of moggies are now classed as...
As Voting Day Looms, Higgins Disappoints
IMPLAUSIBLE as such an outcome might have seemed a few short weeks ago, Sean Gallagher is now firmly on course to become Uachtaran na hEireann. That, if not one but three separate opinion polls are anything to go by, is the will of the people. ...
Ballinacourty Make Enough Hay While Wind Blows; WATERFORD SFC FINAL
Byline: JOHN MURPHY reports from Fraher Field Ballinacourty 0-6 Stradbally 0-5 RAW courage, allied to the motivation to atone for last year's heartbreaking defeat to the same opposition in the decider, inspired Ballinacourty to an epic one-point...
Banks Hope to Avoid Chaos on Continent
Byline: Rob Davies BRITISH banks are set to escape the pain that Continental counterparts will suffer if politicians press ahead with draft plans to stop economic meltdown in the eurozone. The region's finance ministers were last night locked...
Bertie, the Miser Who Didn't Buy His Round
Byline: Ronan O'Reilly NO ONE likes a miser. Few traits are more unattractive than the pursuit of money for its own sake, particularly when a marked reluctance to part with any of it is factored into the equation. Yet the fresh claims emerging...
BIG GAME HUNTERS; McCoist Revels in Another Vital Win; HUGELY SATISFYING FOR McCOIST
Byline: JOHN GREECHAN ALLY McCOIST last night praised his big players for turning in another huge performance, as Rangers ran all over Hearts to win 2-0 at Tynecastle. Following a victory that put them nine points clear of second-placed Motherwell,...
BITS AND PIECES; the Products That'll Make Your Week
Byline: KATE MELHUISH POTS OF GOLD IF YOU'RE looking for a wholesome alternative to a Pot Noodle, tuck into the latest offering from The Food Doctor. All made without added salt, sugar, or preservatives, these pots taste delicious. Varieties...
Bull Terrier Drunk on Lager Mauls Boy of Ten
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter A BOY of ten could be scarred for life after being mauled by a dog which had been fed strong lager. Joseph Pickering was bitten in the face by the Staffordshire bull terrier moments after a can of Stella Artois was...
Bull Terrier Drunk on Stella Artois Mauls Boy of Ten; but Court Spares 'Good-Natured' Pet
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter A BOY of ten will be scarred for life after being mauled by a dog which had been fed strong lager. Joseph Pickering was bitten in the face by the Staffordshire bull terrier moments after a can of Stella Artois was...
Bull Terrier Drunk on Stella Artois Mauls Boy of Ten; but Court Spares 'Good-Natured' Pet
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter A BOY of ten could be scarred for life after being mauled by a dog which had been fed strong lager. Joseph Pickering was bitten in the face by the Staffordshire bull terrier moments after a can of Stella Artois was...
Cameron Faces the Mutineers
Byline: James Chapman , Jason Groves in London UP to 80 Tory MPs will today mount the party's biggest-ever rebellion over Europe, emboldened by a shock attempt by EU leaders to rip up the rulebook. During crisis talks at a Brussels summit, David...
Cameron Faces the Mutineers; Talk of EU Treaty Change Fans the Flames
Byline: James Chapman, Jason Groves in London UP to 80 Tory MPs will today mount the party's biggest-ever rebellion over Europe, emboldened by a shock attempt by EU leaders to rip up the rulebook. During crisis talks at a Brussels summit, David...
Cameron Faces the Mutineers; Talks over EU Treaty Change Fan the Flames
Byline: James Chapman , Jason Groves in London UP to 80 Tory MPs will today mount the party's biggest-ever rebellion over Europe, emboldened by a shock attempt by EU leaders to rip up the rulebook. During crisis talks at a Brussels summit, David...
Cameron Faces the Mutineers; Talks over EU Treaty Change Fan the Flames
Byline: James Chapman, Jason Groves in London UP to 80 Tory MPs will today mount the party's biggest-ever rebellion over Europe, emboldened by a shock attempt by EU leaders to rip up the rulebook. During crisis talks at a Brussels summit, David...
Changing Man Henry on Target to Rescue Ballyhale
Byline: JOHN KNOX reports from Nowlan Park KILKENNY SHC FINAL James Stephens 1-8 Ballyhale Sham' 0-11 RECORD-WINNING All-Star Henry Shefflin proved his greatness yet again when saving red-hot favourites, Ballyhale Shamrocks from defeat against James...
Chelsea Are Shaken Up by Their Very OWN Noisy Neighbours
Byline: MATT BARLOW QPR 1 Chelsea 0 Next: Everton v CHELSEA (Wednesday, Carling Cup), Tottenham v QPR (Sunday) THIS is how neighbourhood disputes start. A dubious penalty, two red cards, nine yellows and gallons of bad blood dripping from...
Christian Faces Losing Home for Opposing Gay Weddings
Byline: Jaya Narain, Steve Doughty A HOUSING association manager faces losing his home because of his Christian views about gay weddings in churches. Father-of-two Adrian Smith, 54, was demoted and had his pay drastically cut after he posted...
Cook's Flops Face Indian Whitewash
Byline: LAWRENCE BOOTH reports from Mumbai ENGLAND will go into tomorrow's match in Kolkata one defeat away from a humiliating 5-0 whitewash after losing the fourth one-day international against India by six wickets. It seems that, however much...
Could YOU Love a Spy? for Many It's the Ultimate Fantasy. but for This Woman, Dating a Real-Life James Bond Left Her More Shaken Than Stirred
Byline: by Anonymous SPIES are lurking everywhere at the moment. The film version of John le Carre's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy came out recently, the papers are full of stories about the Russian blonde accused of spying after affairs with MP Mike...
Couple Who Are Forced to Share Home with 100 Rats
Byline: Senan Molony THE owner of a house infested by 100 rats has pleaded for the HSE and their local council to end their ordeal. A TV programme to be broadcast next month will reveal that nests for 100 rats were found under the floorboards...
Critics' Choice
FUTURE NOW Brave New World With Stephen Hawking, 8pm, Ch4 IMAGINE a world where robot surgeons work around the clock and laser light is used to treat brain disorders. The second episode of the series looks at the ground-breaking science that is shaping...
Critics' Choice
FUTURE NOW Brave New World With Stephen Hawking, 8pm, Ch4 IMAGINE a world where robot surgeons work around the clock, where revolutionary new drugs save more lives than ever before and laser light is used to treat brain disorders. The second...
Crush Barrier
Byline: SEAMUS HAYES reports from Cusack Park Dillon the main man as Bridge fall short CLARE SHC FINAL Crusheen 0-10 Sixmilebridge 0-4 TWELVE months after Crusheen were crowned Clare champions for the first time in the club's history, they have...
Davidson Pleads for a Speedy Resolution
Byline: ROBERT THOMSON AT work, it is vital to have clear lines of command and St Johnstone defender Callum Davidson considers football to be no different to any other walk of life. With Derek McInnes now departed for Bristol City along with...
Delivering on Expectations
Byline: GARETH MAHER Title drive is part of Rice's life at Rovers WINNING the Premier Division title tonight at the UCD Bowl would be a terrific achievement for Shamrock Rovers, although midfielder Stephen Rice insists nothing else would be expected...
Depp Faced the Plank as His Sparrow Flew over Film Bosses' Heads
JOHNNY DEPP is credited with making the Pirates Of The Caribbean a success - thanks to his portrayal of the sozzled swashbuckler Captain Jack Sparrow. But the actor's performance as the wacky lord of the high seas failed to meet with approval from...
Distillery Scoops Top Award for World-Class Whisky
Byline: Mark Howarth IT has been a favourite tipple of locals in the harbour town for 200 years. Now a single malt distilled in Caithness has been named the world's finest dram in the Whisky Bible awards. Old Pulteney was rated ahead of 4,500...
Dolan's on Form to Deliver Third Title on the Spin
Byline: JONATHAN 0'MEARA reports from Cusack Park, Mullingar WESTMEATH SFC FINAL Garrycastle 1-9 Mullingar 0-9 GARRYCASTLE made no mistake at the second time of asking and secured their third consecutive senior title following an exhilarating final...
DOWNTON'S GREATEST SECRET; A Lonely Countess, an Illicit Love Affair with an Indian Prince ... and an Earl Who Has No Right to His Title. the Latest Far-Fetched TV Plot? No, Extraordinary Claims about Downton's Real-Life Lord
Byline: by Christopher Wilson NOW here's a Downton Abbey storyline that writer Julian Fellowes would dismiss as too far-fetched: that a steely earl has no right to his title and should be booted out of his lavish estate to make way for a distant...
Dwarfs, Dismissals and a (North-South) Divide; Our Experts' Verdicts on the Tournament
CHRIS FOY 1. MOMENT OF THE WORLD CUP? IRELAND beating Australia. At a stroke, that Pool C victory for Declan Kidney's side created a north-south divide in the knockout stages and ensured a welcome lack of predictability. 2. PLAYER OF THE WORLD...
Dwarfs, Dismissals and a (North-South) Divide; Our Experts' Verdicts on the Tournament
CHRIS FOY 1. MOMENT OF THE WORLD CUP? IRELAND beating Australia. At a stroke, that Pool C victory for Declan Kidney's side created a north-south divide in the knockout stages and ensured a welcome lack of predictability. 2. PLAYER OF THE WORLD...
Emma 'Ripped off My Ideas for Plot of Her Film'
Byline: Dalya Alberge ITS subject is a story of scandal and intrigue in Victorian Britain. Now Emma Thompson's latest film has become embroiled in its very own modern-day controversy. She has been accused of stealing another writer's ideas...
Ex-GAA Player Gravely Injured after Balcony Fall in Portugal
Byline: Pat Flynn A FORMER inter-county footballer remains in a critical condition in a Portuguese hospital after sleepwalking from a third-floor apartment balcony than a week ago. Declan O'Shea, 35, who played football for Co. Clare in the Nineties,...
EXTREME CLEAVAGE; as the Stars Try the Latest Daring Trend, Who Made a Fashion 'Boob'?
Byline: ANNA PURSGLOVE THERE'S no telling just how low a female celebrity will be prepared to go when it comes to getting herself noticed on the red carpet. In the case of Jennifer Aniston, the answer is: very low indeed. Last week, the Hollywood...
EXTREME CLEAVAGE; Plunging Necklines Are the Latest Style Trend, but Are Some Celebrities Sinking Too Low?
Byline: ANNA PURSGLOVE THERE'S no telling just how low a female celebrity will be prepared to go when it comes to getting herself noticed on the red carpet. In the case of Jennifer Aniston, the answer is: very low indeed. Last week, the star...
Fenlon Fears That Bohs Could Be Wiped off the Football Map
Byline: PHILIP QUINN PAT FENLON fears 'the worst' for Bohemians and is concerned that the 121-year-old club, and founder member of the League of Ireland, may 'not be around' next year. Bohs owe [euro]4million to Zurich Bank, and an estimated [euro]2m...
Fertility Rates Plunge as Recession Fears Put Motherhood on Hold
Byline: Sarah Bruce SCOTLAND's fertility rate has dropped as the growing squeeze on household finances forces women to delay motherhood, research suggests. The number of births per 1,000 women of childbearing age has reversed in the past two...
FF Stalwart Dies in Ditch after Changing Tyre of His Car
Byline: John Fallon A PROMINENT Fianna Fail member died in tragic circumstances after apparently falling into a ditch while changing a tyre on his car. And elsewhere four men were injured this weekend in a litany of accidents across the country....
Fight for Freedom 'Like India's against the British Raj'
Byline: Alan Roden A RISING star of the SNP yesterday compared the campaign for Scottish independence with the battle against colonial rule in India. The comments by Glasgow MSP Humza Yousaf were last night branded 'utter nonsense' by fellow...
Fine Gael in Battle with the Soldiers of Destiny over Badge
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor JUST wiping out Fianna Fail at the polls isn't enough for some Fine Gaelers - they are now intent on airbrushing all traces of the former government party. There are moves afoot to have the Defence Forces...
Flooding Road Chaos; Up to Four Inches of Rain Expected as Gale Force Winds Lash All Areas
Byline: Jennifer Bray FLOODING, gale force winds, and transport chaos is expected today after autumn's fiercest storm yet battered Ireland yesterday - with 110kmh winds and up to four inches of rain. Met Eireann issued a rare 72-hour weather...
Floods Warning as October Blows out; Rain and Gales to Bring More Travel Chaos across Country
Byline: Paul Drury JUST when you thought that October couldn't get any wetter, here comes the bad news - floods are set to hit the country this week. Weather forecasters last night issued flood warnings for much of Scotland as the miserable month...
Free Tintin Gifts for Every Reader
CLAIM a free The Adventures of Tintin wall calendar and poster, limited edition USB drive and get an adventure gift pack for just [euro]12.99. To celebrate the release on October 26 of The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, we have teamed...
From 20,000 to. 4,184
Byline: by BRIAN MARJORIBANKS Motherwell's Hampden day in the sun is a distant memory as supporters desert McCall's high-flying side SCOTLAND'S match of the day saw Premier League calibre football in front of a First Division-sized crowd. While...
Galvin Hires Lawyers to Make Peace with 'Gay Jibes' RTE Star
Byline: Eva Marie Gibney CONTROVERSIAL footballer Paul Galvin has said he wants to make peace with RTE impersonator Oliver Callan after he threatened to head-butt the comic during a flareup in a Dublin pub. The former All-Star GAA player said...
Garcia Roars Back in Style
Byline: DEREK LAWRENSON Golf Correspondent THE Castello Masters began last week with a prediction from Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal that Sergio Garcia would make his European team for next year's match in Chicago. 'As a cheerleader handing...
Gender Bender Chemical 'Making Girls Aggressive'
Byline: Sophie Borland Health Reporter A 'UBIQUITOUS' chemical used in products ranging from baby bottles to CD cases could be causing girls as young as three to become hyperactive and aggressive, researchers have claimed. A study by leading U.S....
Gender-Bending Chemical 'Makes Girls Aggressive'
Byline: Sophie Borland Health Reporter A COMMON chemical used in products ranging from baby bottles to CD cases could be causing girls as young as three to become hyperactive and aggressive, researchers have claimed. A study by leading U.S. scientists...
Gender-Bending Chemical 'Makes Girls Aggressive'; Three-Year-Olds Become Hyperactive
Byline: Sophie Borland Health Reporter A COMMON chemical used in products ranging from baby bottles to CD cases could be causing girls as young as three to become hyperactive and aggressive, researchers have claimed. A study by leading U.S. scientists...
Glenconner Servant Gives Family [Pounds Sterling]200k
Byline: Richard Kay THE penniless manservant who became the sole beneficiary of Lord Glenconner's estate in the Caribbean has made a magnanimous gesture which has helped to mollify the colourful aristocrat's family, I can reveal. Glenconner,...
Greece Casts a Great Shadow over Eurozone; MONDAY VIEW
Byline: Vicky Pryce THE Greek debt crisis is looming large over the latest eurozone leaders' summit this weekend. How problems in such a small country can have affected sentiment so significantly - not only across the eurozone, but also here in...
Half-Term's Here. and along Comes the Rain
Byline: Andrew Levy IF YOU were hoping the Indian summer would mean a sunshine-filled half-term stand by to be disappointed. Just as millions of children begin their holiday, parts of the country are going to experience torrential rainfall and...
Half-Term's Here.And along Comes the Rain
Byline: Andrew Levy IF YOU were hoping the Indian summer would mean a sunshine-filled half-term stand by to be disappointed. Just as millions of children begin their holiday, parts of the country are going to experience torrential rainfall and...
Hero Donald Admits He's Still in a Daze
Byline: SEAN VINCENT STEPHEN DONALD was still in dreamland this morning after his World Cup-winning exploits just 24 hours earlier. Two weeks ago, All-Black Donald was enjoying a holiday fishing on the Waikato River -- ahead of linking up with...
HIGGINS HAS A MELTDOWN; Labour Challenger Drops His Guard to Savage Gallagher as Third Poll Gives Dragon a Commanding Lead in Race for the Presidency; Dragon Leads the Race in Third Poll
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor MICHAEL D HIGGINS yesterday abandoned his presidential reserve to launch a thinly disguised attack on Sean Gallagher, who has soared ahead of him in the opinion polls. The clearly rattled Labour veteran,...
Horror as Murder Victim Is Tied Up and Set Alight
Byline: Victoria Allen A FORMER hotel manager was beaten to death, tied to a lamppost and set alight in a horrific attack. Police yesterday launched an investigation into the murder of 28-year-old Stuart Walker after his body was found in an...
How Do I Ask My Partner to Go for a Check-Up before We Have Sex? THE SEX COLUMN
Byline: by Rowan Pelling QUESTION: WHEN my partner and I separated, I re-entered the dating scene after 25 years and signed up to a couple of websites. I clicked with one man, who admitted to many conquests in the past five years. I wanted to...
How They Rated
Byline: Compiled by PETER JARDINE MARKED OUT OF 10 CELTIC (4-4-2) FRASER FORSTER 6 Dealt well with early cross but couldn't get near Jack's strike ADAM MATTHEWS 6 Attacked when able to and whipped in some good crosses GLENN LOOVENS...
How They Rated
Byline: Compiled by STEPHEN McGOWAN MARKED OUT OF 10 HEARTS (4-3-3) MARIAN KELLO 6 Barely had save to make, but picked ball out of net twice JAMIE HAMILL 6 Set-pieces and cross hit first man too often to be effective DANNY GRAINGER...
How to ... Cope When Your Best Friend Finds Love
YOU MAY assume that when a best friend finds love you'll be overjoyed for her. In reality, inside you may feel bereft as she enthuses about having finally met The One. After all weren't you two supposed to be soulmates? Yes, of the platonic type,...
How to ... Cope When Your Best Friend Finds Love
Ythat when a best friend finds love you'll be overjoyed for her. In reality, inside you may feel bereft as she enthuses about having finally met The One. After all weren't you two supposed to be soulmates? Yes, of the platonic type, but it felt...
Hundreds Walk out of 'filthy'RSC Production
Byline: Claire Ellicott THEATREGOERS have been walking out of a 'filthy and depraved' Royal Shakespeare Company production in their droves, disgusted by its scenes of nudity, violence and rape. On one night, 80 left Stratfordupon-Avon's Royal...
Hundreds Walk out of RSC's 'Filthy' Production
Byline: Claire Ellicott THEATREGOERS have been walking out of a 'filthy and depraved' Royal Shakespeare Company production in their droves, disgusted by its scenes of nudity, violence and rape. On one night, 80 audience members left Stratford-upon-Avon's...
Husband of BBC's Baking Queen Is a Crook
Byline: Rebecca Evans THE programme was billed as a celebration of all things homely. But the truth about the life of this year's Great British Bake Off winner is a far cry from the cosy domestic bliss viewers of the BBC2 series might expect....
IFSC SPORTS TRADING LIMITED, Having [...]; LEGAL NOTICES
IFSC SPORTS TRADING LIMITED, having its registered office at 11 Gilford Drive, Sandymount, Dublin 4 and having its principal place of business at Unit 3, Custom House Sq., IFSC, Dublin 1 having ceased to trade and Avondora Limited, having its registered...
I'M SHATTERED; Fergie Suffers through Worst Day of His Career; FROM MARIO; SENDING-OFF 'WAS THE KILLER BLOW'
Byline: IAN LADYMAN MANCHESTER CITY gave Sir Alex Ferguson the worst day of his football life yesterday as they stormed Old Trafford to thrash neighbours United 6-1 in their Barclays Premier League showdown. On an astonishing day, Roberto Mancini's...
I'm Sick of Your Advice, Says Sneering Sarko
Byline: Political Editor FRENCH President Nicolas Sarkozy told David Cameron he was 'sick' of his advice over the eurozone crisis last night as the EU summit ended in acrimony and indecision. The pair clashed because Britain was pushing for a...
I'm Sick of Your Advice, Says Sneering Sarko
Byline: Political Editor FRENCH President Nicolas Sarkozy told David Cameron he was 'sick' of his advice over the eurozone crisis last night as the EU summit ended in acrimony and indecision. The pair clashed because Britain was pushing for a...
I'm Sick of Your Advice, Says Sneering Sarko
Byline: Political Editor FRENCH President Nicolas Sarkozy told David Cameron he was 'sick' of his advice over the eurozone crisis last night as the EU summit ended in acrimony and indecision. The pair clashed because Britain was pushing for a...
I'm Sick of Your Advice, Says Sneering Sarko
Byline: Political Editor FRENCH President Nicolas Sarkozy told David Cameron he was 'sick' of his advice over the eurozone crisis last night as the EU summit ended in acrimony and indecision. The pair clashed because Britain was pushing for a...
Is Everything You Thought about Older Mothers Wrong? with Many Putting Babies on Hold, Irish Women Are Now Europe's Oldest Mothers - and Evidence Suggests They Make BETTER Parents
Byline: by Rebecca Abrams HERE'S a little quiz for you. What did the following famous women do at the ages given: Madonna, 42; Halle Berry, 41; Jane Seymour, 44; Christie Brinkley, 44; Bridget Jones author Helen Fielding, 48? Some form of cosmetic...
It All Adds Up for Relentless Champions
Byline: JOHN GREECHAN THEY'RE collecting statistics as quickly and efficiently as they pick up points. Cutting through the numbers surrounding Rangers' remarkable road record, though, one thing stands out. Put bluntly, they keep doing things that...
IT'S FIREWORKS; Balotelli Lights the Blue Touchpaper as His Double Sets Up Six-Goal Romp
Byline: MATT LAWTON Manchester Utd 1 Manchester City 6 Next: Aldershot v MAN UTD (tomorrow, Carling Cup), Wolves v MAN CITY (Wednesday, Carling Cup) NOW that, Mario Balotelli would no doubt agree, is what you call a display -- Manchester...
IT'S FIREWORKS FROM MARIO; Balotelli Lights the Blue Touchpaper as His Double Sets Up Six-Goal Romp
Byline: MATT LAWTON Chief Football Correspondent Manchester Utd 1 Manchester City 6 Next: Aldershot v MAN UTD (tomorrow, Carling Cup), Wolves v MAN CITY (Wednesday, Carling Cup) NOW that, Mario Balotelli would no doubt agree, is what you...
It's Ireland's Victory as Parnell's Lose Out
Byline: PAUL KEANE COLM BEGLEY has revealed how gaining 11th-hour clearance to fly out to Australia on Saturday was the most bittersweet moment of his career. The Laois man and former Aussie Rules player found himself in the same club versus country...
I Wish Gaddafi Was Alive, Says New Leader
Byline: From Sam Greenhill in Sirte AS LIBYA announced its official liberation from Colonel Gaddafi's 42-year rule yesterday, the nation's new leader said he wished the hated despot was still alive. Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said he would...
I Wish Gaddafi Were Alive, Says New Leader; Tyrant 'Should Have Answered for His Crimes in Court'
Byline: From Sam Greenhill in Sirte AS LIBYA announced its official liberation from Colonel Gaddafi's 42-year rule yesterday, the nation's new leader said he wished the hated despot were still alive. Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said he would...
Jack Pays Heaviest of Prices
Byline: MARK WILSON ABERDEEN'S pain of a narrow defeat at Parkhead yesterday was heightened by a sense of injustice over the dismissal of goalscorer Ryan Jack. The young full-back netted a superb solo equaliser on the hour mark before his rollercoaster...
Janet's Got Lift-Hoff as Talent Spotter Tips X Factor Star for Top; EXCLUSIVE
Byline: Eoin Murphy Entertainment Editor SHE was branded 'boring' by X Factor judges this weekend. But Janet Devlin is being backed by one of the world's wackiest stars - David Hasselhoff. The Hoff - a former judge on America's Got Talent and...
JELAVIC IS ON THE MONEY; Star Striker Climbs out His Sickbed to Secure Healthy Win
Byline: by STEPHEN McGOWAN Hearts 0 Rangers 2 ONE club stands accused of not paying their players, the other of not paying their taxes. As Hearts adopt the stance of a Trappist monk, however, Rangers continue to shout and bawl their defiance...
Johnson: We'll Miss Mad Dog
Byline: ROB WILDMAN ENGLAND manager Martin Johnson led the tributes yesterday to his captain Lewis Moody following 'Mad Dog's' decision to quit the national team. Johnson said the flanker, whose courageous play gained him the nickname, had put...
L Donald Is Kiwi Hero from Zero
Byline: FOSTER NIUMATA THE last person New Zealanders expected or wanted to be wearing an All Blacks jersey won them the World Cup. Stephen Donald, who has at least three Facebook pages dedicated to condemning his performances as an All Black,...
Lennon's Praise for Charlie Bhoy
Byline: PETER JARDINE Celtic 2 Aberdeen 1 CHARLIE MULGREW was Celtic manager Neil Lennon's match-winning darling yesterday after his latest SPL rescue act floored his old club Aberdeen at Parkhead. 'Captain Courageous' Mulgrew deservedly...
Libya's New Leader: I Regret Gaddafi Death; Tyrant 'Should Have Answered for His Crimes in Court'
Byline: From Sam Greenhill in Sirte AS LIBYA announced its official liberation from Colonel Gaddafi's 42-year rule yesterday, the nation's new leader said he wished the hated despot was still alive. Prime minister Mahmoud Jibril said he would...
Loughgiel Come through Testing Conditions as Scullion Pulls Strings
Byline: TONY MAGEE ULSTER SHC FINAL Loughgiel Sham' 2-18 Ballycran 0-8 A STORMING second-half display, in the lashing rain at Casement Park yesterday, saw Loughgiel retain the Ulster hurling title as the Shamrocks demolished Ballycran by...
LOVE IN A COLD CLIMATE; Ferocious, Bloody Battles. Courtship Rituals That Last for Weeks. in David Attenborough's New Series, Cameras Have Captured for the First Time the Awesome Drama of How Polar Bears Mate
Byline: by Alastair Fothergill EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, FROZEN PLANET AS HE trudges across the vast expanse of sea ice, his snowy-white fur drenched in blood after yet another brutal fight, one can't help feeling rather sorry for the exhausted figure...
Madonna Gets a Rough Ride at Her Movie Premiere
Byline: Simon Neville AS an international superstar, it is probably not the sort of response she is used to. But Madonna managed to shrug off boos on the red carpet in London last night - and was all smiles at the premiere of W.E., the film she...
Madonna's Rough Ride at Premiere
Byline: Simon Neville IT is probably not the sort of response the international superstar is used to. But Madonna managed to shrug off boos on the red carpet in London last night - and was all smiles at the premiere of the film she has directed,...