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Articles from March 9, 2009

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12,000 American Troops to Pull out of Iraq within Six Months
Byline: Mail Foreign Service TWELVE thousand American troops will leave Iraq by September, the U.S. military announced yesterday. Major General David Perkins said the troop withdrawals will reduce U.S. combat power from 14 brigade combat teams...
1987 Hero Winnie Is Urging a Final Fling
Byline: GEORGE GRANT DAVID WINNIE has urged Gus MacPherson's St Mirren heroes to believe they can march on to a Hampden triumph and match the exploits of the historic 1987 Cup-winning side. Winnie, now a lawyer in London, was a key member of...
50mph Limit on Country Roads; Ministers Consider Speed Cut to Save Lives
Byline: Luke Salkeld SPEED limits on country roads could be reduced to 50mph in an attempt to save lives. Ministers are considering cutting the limits on most rural single carriageways from the current national speed limit of 60mph. The reduction,...
50mph Speed Limit Plan for Country Roads
Byline: Robert Hardman SPEED limits on country roads could be reduced to 50mph in an attempt to save lives. Ministers are considering cutting the limits on most rural single carriageways from the current national speed limit of 60mph. The...
60 Seconds With
WILL HAINING (St Mirren) SOME turnaround, beating Celtic 1-0 after losing 7-0 to them a week earlier? We wanted to restore a bit of pride, show it was a fluke at Parkhead and that we are actually not a bad team. There was hardly a word spoken...
60 SECONDS WITH... WILL HAINING (St Mirren)
SOME turnaround, beating Celtic 1-0 after losing 7-0 to them a week earlier? We wanted to restore a bit of pride, show it was a fluke at Parkhead and that we are actually not a bad team. There was hardly a word spoken in our dressing room after...
ACCIES CURSED BY AN EXORCISM; Lafferty and Co Are Quick to Banish 22 Years of Hurt
Byline: STEPHEN McGOWAN RANGERS 5 HAMILTON 1 FOR Walter Smith and Ally McCoist this was akin to an exorcism of an old ghost. The day Accies sunk Rangers at Ibrox remains a cornerstone of Scottish Cup folklore. At the end of a five-goal...
Aggers and Co Make the Test Match Special
Byline: ALAN FRASER The Review SIR VIV RICHARDS spent part of his 57th birthday on Saturday as a member of the Test Match Special commentary team, suggesting unconvincingly that he was planning a quiet night with the family. You rather suspected...
Aggers and Co Make the Test Match Special; the Review
Byline: ALAN FRASER SIR VIV RICHARDS spent part of his 57th birthday on Saturday as a member of the Test Match Special commentary team, suggesting unconvincingly that he was planning a quiet night with the family. You rather suspected that his...
Allen's Hurdles at Cheltenham
ALAN FRASER talks to Cheltenham's eccentric manager about their battle against the drop and a Leicester reunion CHELTENHAM Town FC should register their first victory for three months tonight on the eve of the world famous horseracing Festival and...
Ally Is Happy at How Rangers Answered Back
Byline: by JOHN GREECHAN THEY needed a reaction to Wednesday night's SPL upset, most certainly. They were required to prove that questions and accusations about their character were, at the very best, premature. The three league points surrendered...
Am I Too for. DANGLY EARRINGS
Byline: SAMANTHA MURRAY GREENWAY I'M ALWAYS happy to see a new season catwalk look I know I can pull off. In the case of dangly earrings, I feel I could do it blindfolded. I love big earrings. Maybe it's because they remind me of my teens, when...
Anger as Executive Keeps Its Report on Gay Adoption Secret
Byline: Graham Grant Home Affairs Editor AN official report into whether or not gay adoption harms children is to be kept secret. The Scottish Daily Mail revealed last month that the SNP is investigating the effects of same-sex adoption on youngsters....
Another Initiative to Prop Up Lloyd's Cup Flops
Byline: by MIKE DICKSON Tennis Correspondent FORMALISED player support contracts worth up to [pounds sterling]60,000 per year have been brought in by the Lawn Tennis Association to try to boost the supply of quality players in Great Britain. ...
A Tainted Turin Gold for Chambers; I'm Running Clean Now
Byline: RICHARD LEWIS DWAIN CHAMBERS won gold yesterday but could not escape the furore created by his drug-taking and a book that has reopened old wounds. Chambers became European indoor champion at 60metres after an explosive display of sprinting...
Auschwitz? It's a Beer; Children Ignorant about Infamous Nazi Concentration Camp, Say Researchers
Byline: Caroline Grant SOME schoolchildren think the Nazi death camp Auschwitz was a brand of beer, a religious festival or a kind of bread. Research released today shows that a shocking number of pupils aged between 11 and 16 have a poor understanding...
Back to Square One; McIntyre to Swing Axe as Another Leinster Outfit Brush Past Tribe
Byline: JOHN FALLON reports from Pearse Stadium KILKENNY 1- 20 GALWAY 0- 12 THE arrival of Galway in Leinster has been hailed as a great boost for that provincial championship but the manner in which they were dismantled by an understrength...
Bank's Cash Withdrawal Plan
Byline: Sam Fleming Economics Correspondent THE Bank of England today delivers a stark warning that its strategy of 'printing money' to lift the economy will eventually have to be reversed to keep the lid on inflation. Writing in the Mail, Deputy...
Bank's Inflation Juggling Act
Byline: Sam Fleming Economics Correspondent THE Bank of England today delivers a stark warning that its strategy of 'printing money' to lift the economy will eventually have to be reversed to keep the lid on inflation. Writing in the Mail, Deputy...
Battle over Human Rights of Troops on the Front Line
Byline: Luke Salkeld THE prospect of dead soldiers' families suing for damages has drawn nearer after the Government's equality quango decided to take on the Ministry of Defence in court to protect human rights on the battlefield. The Equality...
BEACH BOY ON SONG; Wenger Hails Eduardo as Wonder Goal Lights Up Cup
Byline: NEIL ASHTON ARSENAL 3 BURNLEY 0 AN instinctive flick of the left leg audaciously steered the ball past Brian Jensen with the outside of a boot and an entire stadium stood gasping in admiration. Wow! 'It was as if Eduardo was playing football...
Best-Laid Plans of Moyes Immense
Byline: JOHN EDWARDS EVERTON 2 MIDDLESBROUGH 1 DAVID MOYES' transfer funds have hardly been unlimited in his six years as Everton manager, but he knows how to put them to good use. Not for Moyes the luxury of fortunes to lavish on signings...
Bid for Five Is Alive Say the Old Trafford Powerhouses
Byline: MATT BARLOW FULHAM 0 MANCHESTER UNITED 4 SIR Alex Ferguson made his third substitution with 26 minutes to play, leaving Carlos Tevez in little doubt that his two goals were highly unlikely to earn him a start against Inter Milan. Tevez,...
BIRMINGHAM Skipper Lee Carsley Accepts
Byline: RAY MATTS BIRMINGHAM CITY 1 SOUTHAMPTON 0 BIRMINGHAM skipper Lee Carsley accepts criticism about the poor quality of their football as they chase promotion back to the Barclays Premier League. But the experienced midfielder said: 'Although...
BRAVE CULLEN IS REBORN; Injury Hell Ends with a Bronze for Mary
Byline: TOM O'RIORDAN reports from Turin IT'S NEVER easy to live up to expectations but Mary Cullen did so in style when she claimed a second bronze medal for Ireland in a thrilling final of the women's 3,000 metres at the European Indoor Athletics...
Britain Did Know I Was Tortured; Pressure for Inquiry Grows as Guantanamo Victim Hits Out
Byline: Ian Drury Political Reporter PRESSURE was mounting on David Miliband last night after the strongest evidence yet emerged that Britain knew terror suspects were being tortured. MPs and civil liberties groups called on the Foreign Secretary...
British Migrant Numbers 'Triple World Average'
Byline: James Slack Home Affairs Editor THE proportion of people now living in Britain who were born overseas is more than three times the international average, it emerged last night. Eleven per cent of British residents were born abroad - against...
Brown Vows to Shell out $10M If He Hits Rihanna
Byline: Irish Daily Mail Reporter CHRIS Brown has struck a deal to pay Rihanna over $10million (E6.7m) if he ever assaults her again, according to reports in the U.S. The 19-year-old star is also said to have agreed to the deal as part of what...
Can Somebody Please Make It Hard for Them
Byline: ANDY TOWNSEND SITTING alongside Teddy Sheringham in the ITV box at Craven Cottage at the end of another Manchester United demolition job, I made a plea: 'Can someone, anyone, please give them a game.' Well, can they? We all know Jose Mourinho...
Cardle Is Proof Rough Diamonds Are Up for Fight
Byline: DAVID OLIVER IF Airdrie United are relegated this season, then they're going down fighting. Despite scoring four goals in a pulsating game with Livingston, the Diamonds still didn't emerge with the three points that would have lifted...
Carsley and Fahey Get It All Sewn Up; Championship Round-Up
Byline: SIMON JONES BIRMINGHAM stayed on the heels of leaders Wolves with a battling 1-0 home win over Southampton, which was summed up by bloodied skipper Lee Carsley. The former Everton midfielder returned to action with his head swathed in...
Chambers Has Ripped His Spikes through the Reputation of Track and Field
Byline: by DES KELLY THIS was the most embarrassing six-and-a-half seconds in the history of British athletics. Actually, make that 6.46 seconds. That's how long it took for Dwain Chambers to win the 60 metres at the European Indoor Championships....
Champion Feeling for Elsworth after Landing Debut Ride on Brave Inca
Byline: MARCUS TOWNEND DOMINIC ELSWORTH'S growing reputation has secured him a first Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle ride tomorrow on Colm Murphy's 2006 winner Brave Inca. The Yorkshire-born jockey, who enjoyed his first success at the Festival...
Champions League Form Guide
JUVENTUS CLAUDIO RANIERI suffered a major blow to Juventus's preparations for tomorrow's return leg against Chelsea, in which they must overturn a 1-0 deficit, when midfielder Mohamed Sissoko fractured a metatarsal in Saturday's 1-0 victory over...
Champions League Form Guide
JUVENTUS CLAUDIO RANIERI suffered a major blow to Juventus's preparations for tomorrow's return leg against Chelsea, in which they must overturn a 1-0 deficit, when midfielder Mohamed Sissoko fractured a metatarsal in Saturday's 1-0 victory over...
Champions League Form Guide
JUVENTUS CLAUDIO RANIERI suffered a major blow to Juventus's preparations for tomorrow's return leg against Chelsea, in which they must overturn a 1-0 deficit, when midfielder Mohamed Sissoko fractured a metatarsal in Saturday's 1-0 victory over...
Claws out as Danny Has Spat with Catt
Byline: PETER JACKSON WASPS 21pts LONDON IRISH 16pts DANNY CIPRIANI refused to shake hands with Mike Catt yesterday after the joust between England's youngest and oldest fly-halves developed into a finger-jabbing altercation. When the final...
CLYDESDALE BANK SPL HOMECOMING SCOTTISH CUP Sixth Round
CLYDESDALE BANK SPL HOMECOMING SCOTTISH CUP Sixth round THE TABLE IRN-BRU FIRST DIVISION DUNFERMLINE..........(0) 1 ABERDEEN ....................(0) 1 Phinn 82 Aluko 61 Dunfermline (4-4-2): Gallacher; Woods, Wilson, Shields, McCann (Loy 75); Bell,...
Concern over Cervical Cancer Jab
MORE than 1,300 schoolgirls have experienced adverse reactions to the controversial cervical cancer jab. Doctors have reported that girls aged just 12 and 13 have suffered paralysis, suffered convulsions and sight problems after being given the...
Concern over Cervical Cancer Jab; Concern over Cancer Jab
MORE than 1,300 schoolgirls have experienced adverse reactions to the controversial cervical cancer jab. Doctors have reported that girls aged just 12 and 13 have suffered paralysis, suffered convulsions and sight problems after being given the...
Concerns over Jab for Cervical Cancer; 1,300 Girls Have Adverse Reaction, Say Doctors
Byline: Daniel Martin Health Reporter MORE than 1,300 schoolgirls have experienced adverse reactions to the controversial cervical cancer jab. Doctors have reported that girls aged just 12 and 13 have suffered paralysis, convulsions and sight...
Conspiracies and Denial, Protect Us from Pakistan
Byline: MARTIN SAMUEL THERE is one question concerning the English wish to host the forthcoming Test series between Australia and Pakistan: right now, why would anybody want to make nice with the Pakistan Cricket Board? First, Allen Stanford...
Council 'Gambling' Could Cost Every Family [Pounds Sterling]2,000
Byline: Ian Drury Political Reporter EVERY household could be forced to stump up [pounds sterling]2,000 to cover the sum 'reckless' councils have placed on the collapsing stock market. Local authorities are facing a [pounds sterling]50billion...
Credit Crunch? Here Comes the Credit Munch
Byline: Irish Daily Mail Reporter WITH the economy returning to the lows of the Seventies, it seems our tastebuds have gone all retro too. Out go the lattes, frappucinos and muffins, as budgets won't stretch to the luxury coffee-break fare. ...
Critics' Choice
FILM: ALL ABOUT EVE, 12.50pm, Ch4 IF EVEN half the stories about Bette Davis (pictured with Gary Merrill) are true, then she was perfectly cast as the vitriolic, ageing diva at the centre of Joseph L. Mankiewicz's back-biting stage comedy. Firing...
Critics' Choice
Byline: TV previews by SOPHIE HEATH FILM: ALL ABOUT EVE, 12.50pm, Ch4 IF EVEN half the stories about Bette Davis (pictured with Gary Merrill) are true, then she was perfectly cast as the vitriolic, ageing diva at the centre of Joseph L. Mankiewicz's...
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BEN DE LISI is a designer synonymous with style and luxury. Now the Daily Mail is offering every reader the chance to own a pair of Ben de Lisi aviator sunglasses, worth [pounds sterling]100. The aviator shape is the hottest look for spring and...
DIET WARS; When LUCY CAVENDISH Resolved to Lose Weight, She Thought Her Husband Would Be Thrilled. but When He Started Dieting, Too, Their Once Harmonious Life of Gluttony Became a Ferocious Battle of Wills; Our House Is a Battle Ground - but Who Will Be the Winner?
Byline: LUCY CAVENDISH THE whole thing started with an apple, one single, small green apple. I was sitting at the breakfast table with my husband. I had cooked porridge and he said: 'Are you having porridge?' 'Yes,' I said. 'Why? Do you want...
Dishonours Even as Saints Stall; McInnes Can Draw Little Comfort as Adams Spat Masks Perth Side's Failings
Byline: by BRIAN SCOTT THERE were shades of yesteryear at McDiarmid Park on Saturday as Ross County manager Derek Adams became embroiled on the touchline with St Johnstone assistant Tony Docherty. Perth fans probably hadn't seen such a stooshie...
Doctors Struck off for Denying Patients the Right to Die? What a Sinister Distortion of Medical Ethics
Byline: Melanie Phillips ONE OF the key aspects of a free society is the independence of the medical profession from the state. All professions are bound by a code of ethics which ensures that they always put the interests of the public who use...
Doyle Dreams on; Striker Is Optimistic despite All the Misses
Byline: NICK PARKINSON PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 2 READING 2 DESPITE losing ground on their automatic promotion rivals after creating enough chances to win, Kevin Doyle is happier now about Reading's prospects of a return to the Barclays Premier League...
Doyle's Perfect Ten Keeps Kildare Firing
Byline: PAUL KEANE KILDARE 2- 16 WEXFORD 0- 8 JOHNNY DOYLE was the star of the show scoring 10 points in Newbridge to keep Kildare's hopes of an immediate return to top flight National League football firmly in tact. The newly installed...
Dream Start for Fenby as Try Upstages the Big Guns
Byline: CHRIS FOY SALE 25pts NEWCASTLE 32pts CHARLIE HODGSON became the leading points scorer in Premiership history and Carl Hayman gave a scrummaging masterclass but they were upstaged by an accountant who doubles as a parttime winger at...
Dubs Show Late Grit; Gilroy's Men Dig Deep to Hit Back and Earn Victory
Byline: TOM COMACK DUBLIN 0- 13 DONEGAL 1- 8 DUBLIN moved away from the foot of the Division One League table with a victory over Donegal in Ballyshannon. This was the Dubs first win of the campaign and means they have now leapfrogged Donegal...
Dwain's Team Sent $10,000 to Me, Says Conte
Byline: RICHARD LEWIS VICTOR CONTE, the man who supplied Dwain Chambers with his drugs, told yesterday how he received a $10,000 payment from the management company responsible for the sprinter. The claims put a different perspective on the row...
EDGY ENGLAND BOIL OVER; Monty and Amjad Are Frustrated by Windies
Byline: PAUL NEWMAN Cricket Correspondent reports from Trinidad MONTY PANESAR leapt, jigged and almost begged umpire Russell Tiffin to find in his favour yesterday as England's attempt to penetrate West Indies' defiant defence threatened to boil...
EDGY ENGLAND; Monty and Amjad Are Frustrated by Windies
Byline: PAUL NEWMAN Cricket Correspondent reports from Trinidad MONTY PANESAR leapt, jigged and almost begged umpire Russell Tiffin to find in his favour yesterday as England's attempt to penetrate West Indies' defiant defence threatened to boil...
Edinburgh Are Grilled by a Welsh Rare Blitz; There's No Happy Return for Ex-Scarlet Scott
Byline: ALAN DOUGLAS SCARLETS 13 EDINBURGH 6 SCOTT MacLEOD saw his return to Wales spoiled by the Scarlets, who put a significant dent in Edinburgh's hopes of a best-ever Magners League finish. First-half scores from Daniel Evans and Ken...
Elsworth Up to Challenge on Brave Inca
Byline: MARCUS TOWNEND DOMINIC ELSWORTH'S growing reputation has secured him a first Smurfit Kappa Champion Hurdle ride tomorrow on Colm Murphy's 2006 winner Brave Inca. The Yorkshire-born jockey, who enjoyed his first success at the Festival...
Expulsion of Mother of Raped Girl 'Right'
Byline: Irish Daily Mail Reporter A SENIOR Vatican cleric has defended the excommunication in Brazil of the mother and doctors of a young girl who had an abortion with their help. The nine-year-old had conceived twins after alleged abuse by her...
FALL GUY McMANUS NOW LOOKING TO SUNDAY AS HIS DAY OF ATONEMENT
Byline: PETER JARDINE STEPHEN McMANUS shoved his chest out a little further, somehow still managing to keep his chin up. He answered every question thrown at him with patience and a streak of belligerence. But the captain's pain was writ large across...
Fanzines Get Serious; Library Plan to Save Journals for the Nation
Byline: Joe O'Brien Today, as technology makes it THEY were once an underground phenomenon, eagerly sought after by fans of everything from sci-fi to jazz. From the 1920s until the punk explosion of the 1970s, fanzines captured emerging cultural...
Father Died after Stroke Was Missed Three Times
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter A FATHER died after doctors and paramedics misdiagnosed his stroke three times. Jeffery Wingrove, 48, collapsed on a Saturday with severe vomiting and crippling headaches. His wife Isabelle, 52, rang an out-of-hours...
Fears over Cervical Cancer Jab; Concern over Cancer Jab
MORE than 1,300 schoolgirls have experienced adverse reactions to the controversial cervical cancer jab. Doctors have reported that girls aged just 12 and 13 have suffered paralysis, convulsions and sight problems after being given the vaccine....
Fears over New Delhi Safety Risk
Byline: MARTIN SAMUEL FIRST over the top in sport's war on terror is Mike Hooper, chief executive officer of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, due to take place in New Delhi. 'There is no plan B,' Hooper said when asked about a change of venue in...
Ferdinand Fitness Guessing Game
Byline: CHRIS WHEELER MANCHESTER UNITED are confident Rio Ferdinand is winning his fitness battle ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash against Inter Milan at Old Trafford. United's medical staff have been encouraged by his progress after...
Fergie in a Sweat over Ferdinand
Byline: CHRIS WHEELER MANCHESTER UNITED are set to gamble on Rio Ferdinand's fitness and play the England defender in Wednesday's Champions League clash against Inter Milan at Old Trafford. Ferdinand was being assessed by United's medical staff...
Fergie in a Sweat over Ferdinand
Byline: CHRIS WHEELERs MANCHESTER UNITED are set to gamble on Rio Ferdinand's fitness and play the England defender in Wednesday's Champions League clash against Inter Milan at Old Trafford. Ferdinand was being assessed by United's medical staff...
Foran Aims for a Role Reversal in Next Clash with Bairns
Byline: BRIAN MARJORIBANKS INVERNESS CALEY THISTLE striker Richie Foran has urged his team to avenge the pain of exiting the Scottish Cup by securing their SPL place at Falkirk's expense. The Dubliner (right) was bitterly disappointed at losing...
Friendly Games a Serious Threat; Lahore Terror Casts Long Shadow; TAKING ISSUE WITH THE SPORTING WORLD
Byline: John Greechan KNOWING the people at Cricket Scotland, they wouldn't have intended any offence. But the offer to help out in a crisis, made in a genuine spirit of friendship and solidarity, could easily have been viewed as opportunism verging...
From a Threat of Arrest to Cheers from the Elite
Byline: by Philip Nolan OF ALL the roles Anna Manahan played, none was more affecting, or as personally felt, as Serafina, the recently widowed heroine of Tennessee Williams's The Rose Tattoo. The raw power of that landmark 1957 performance was...
GENERATION LONELY; in a Culture Where Success Is Obligatory and Happiness a Duty, Admitting to Being Lonely Still Remains a taboo.This Writer, Who Fought Her Own Battle with Loneliness, Reports on a Disturbing Epidemic ... in Silence and in Tears, I Waited for My Phone to Ring or an Email to Arrive
Byline: by Lorna Martin ON THE radio the other day, two women were discussing their experiences of motherhood. One of them, in her late 20s, spoke of the shock, guilt and shame she felt because, contrary to what she had expected, she'd found...
Good, but Not Good Enough, Warns Reds Skipper Mick
Byline: MATT LLOYD reports from Rodney Parade NG DRAGONS 9pts MUNSTER 20pts MUNSTER captain Mick O'Driscoll sounded a note of caution despite leading the province back to the top of the Magners League table. The European champions secured...
GREAT GIVEAWAYS FROM THE PAPER THAT SAVES YOU MONEY; FREE Designer Sunglasses
BEN DE LISI is a designer synonymous with style and luxury. Now the Irish Daily Mail is offering every reader the chance to own a pair of Ben de Lisi aviator sunglasses, worth [currency]100. The aviator shape is the hottest look for spring and summer...
Grey Hair Makes You Invisible. People Barge into You on the Street; Diary of GOING GREY
Byline: by Linda Kelsey FOR such a seemingly grey subject, my decision to write a diary about going back to my roots has provoked an extremely colourful response. Hundreds of Mail readers have e-mailed and posted online comments, sharing stories,...
Gung-Ho Okoro Blows Chance
Byline: RICHARD LEWIS HE DID not go as far as calling her a wimp -- as he famously did to Kelly Sotherton at the 2004 Olympics -- but Charles van Commenee did enough to show his frustration as Marilyn Okoro blew her chance of an individual medal...
Gus Casts Black and White Spell; Magic of Cup Rubs off on Buddies as Boss's Leadership Sees Their SPL Nightmare Is Avenged
Byline: by PETER JARDINE Netting the winner: Billy Mehmet seals Saints' victory from the spot ST MIRREN defender and occasional BBC Scotland pundit Jack Ross is pursuing another career sideline writing children's books. Hans Christian Andersen...
Harman 'To Carry the Can for Defeat at June Elections'
Byline: Michael Lea HARRIET Harman has been lined up to 'carry the can' for Labour's expected humiliation in this year's local and European elections. Amid continuing speculation that she is plotting to succeed Gordon Brown, the deputy leader...
Has the Celtic Tiger Lost His Roar?
Byline: MARCUS TOWNEND THE Irish thrive in the sporting arena when playing the role of underdogs and they'll get a chance to take that part this week. The Celtic Tiger, heavily reliant on the Willie Mullins talent academy, approaches Cheltenham...
Hatton Backs Darren to Make the Big Time
Byline: PETER DOHERTY THE contrast between Olympic gold medallist James DeGale and Darren Sutherland could hardly be starker as they pursue professional glory. A week on from Degale being booed on his debut after a dreadful, insipid display,...
How 40 Winks in the Afternoon Can Raise Your Risk of Diabetes
Byline: Daniel Martin Health Reporter TAKING a regular afternoon nap is raising your risk of getting diabetes, say scientists. The danger of developing the illness, which can lead to strokes, blindness and kidney failure, increases by around...
How Asda Rolls Back Its Prices - by a Single Penny
IT IS renowned for its Rollback campaign but many of the prices at Asda are not rolling back very far, according to a report yesterday. Around half the price cuts introduced by the supermarket chain in its latest Rollback promotion are only 1p,...
How Much Does It Cost to Run Your Body? I SPEND [Pounds Sterling]810 A YEAR ON EYELASH EXTENSIONS
Byline: ALICE GREBO CHRISTINA CHRISTOFOROU, 30, owns a beauty salon, Goddess, in North- West London. She lives in North-West London with her partner. Christina says: WHEN I was a teenager, I ate a lot of junk food and I didn't look after myself....
How Much Indolence Can We Stomach?
THERE is a malaise afflicting this Government, perhaps born out of too many years where all they had to do was sit back and let the good times roll. Being a politician in those years was easy, the most difficult decision being just which grandiose...
How Star Power Drove Stewart to Third Award
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter FROM Star Trek to Shakespeare, Patrick Stewart has long been an actor whose range might be described as, well, almost inter-galactic. His rewards have been legions of fans won by his portrayal of Captain Jean-Luc Picard...
How to ... Get a Flat Stomach
Byline: JANEY HOLLIDAY MANY people think that the only way to get a flat tummy is to do thousands of sit-ups every day. While these do play a part, most flabby abs are caused by an unhealthy gut, bad posture and a toxic diet. JANEY HOLLIDAY,...
Hulse on the Pulse as Derby Get Tough
Byline: ALAN BIGGS DERBY COUNTY 2 BRISTOL CITY 1 NIGEL CLOUGH expects to sign a midfielder for depleted Derby today but the manner of this unlikely win suggests his prime requirement is already in place. A side that was accused of defeatism...
Inquiry Launched into Source of Anglo Loans
Byline: Yvonne Tarleton OFFICIALS have launched an investigation into the source of the e7.5billion used by the now-nationalised Anglo Irish Bank to bolster its end-of-year books. The investigation into the origin of Anglo's temporary loans is...
IRISH HOPES RIDING ON WILLIE; Mullins and Son Aim at Flying Start with Their Cousin Vinny
Byline: by MARCUS TOWNEND Racing Correspondent THERE has been a pattern to the Cheltenham Festival records of great friends and colleagues Noel Meade and Willie Mullins. Meade dominates the build-up but Mullins leaves Britain's biggest jumps...
Is Cabinet Spending Too Much on Spin Doctors? DEBATE
Byline: PAT MULLINS, Dublin. Clarence Henshshaw, Artane, Dublin 5. YES HERE'S a quick way for the cashstrapped Government to save some money: sack all of its spin doctors. Seriously. Why do our ministers need these people? Our leaders should...
IS THIS THE END OF THE HOME FOR HEROES? Its Residents Include D-Day Veterans, Secret Agents and a Woman Who Was Once Top of the Gestapo's 'Most Wanted' List. but as This Star & Garter Home Faces Closure, Couldn't It Be Saved for a New Generation of Battle-Scarred Soldiers? HOW I SEE IT
Byline: by Robert Hardman PERHAPS Britain has a townhouse with a better view. But I doubt it. Neither Buckingham Palace nor Holyrood can command a vista quite like this when the curtains are thrown open in the morning. Here, you see the River...
Is This the New Blonde in Prince Harry's Life?
Byline: Sophie Borland A MEETING with Chelsy Davy kindled suspicions that Prince Harry may be trying to win back his ex-girlfriend. Perhaps - after they got together at a friend's flat last weekend - their long relationship was about to begin...
It's a Perfect Time for a Revival of Punk as the Cool Girls Reject Labels - and Take a Scissors to Their Old Designer Must-Haves
Byline: LIZ JONES FASHION THERAPY SURELY, if ever there was the perfect time for a revival of punk, it has to be this spring. Women are so tired of being told to spend money they don't have on the latest designer bag or pair of ridiculous shoes....
It's a Perfect Time for a Revival of Punk as the Cool Girls Reject Labels - and Take a Scissors to Their Old Designer Must-Haves; FASHION THERAPY
Byline: LIZ JONESs SURELY, if ever there was the perfect time for a revival of punk, it has to be this spring. Women are so tired of being told to spend money they don't have on the latest designer bag or pair of ridiculous shoes. They are swelling...
It's Easy Peasy to Make All Our Clubs Minted; TAKING ISSUE WITH THE SPORTING WORLD
Byline: John Greechan SO we've bought another bank and begun a programme of quantitative easing. If the former sounds like folly and the latter like some sort of unpleasant medical procedure, we can at least hope that -- in the parlance of failed...
It's Not Tough Love, It's Self Love
Byline: by Amanda Platell WHEN a mother bravely throws out a drug-addicted child to shock them into facing up to their problem and to protect the other children in her home, it's known as tough love. But when the mother publicly exposes and ruthlessly...
It's Time for Sir Victor to Go
Byline: COMMENTARY By Alex Brummer City Editor AMONG Britain's High Street lenders, Lloyds TSB has long had a reputation for its rectitude and probity. While the other banks forged reckless mergers, made irresponsible loans and gambled with capital...
It's Time for Sir Victor to Go; Commentary
Byline: Alex Brummer City Editor AMONG Britain's high street lenders Lloyds TSB has long had a reputation for its rectitude and probity. While the other banks forged reckless mergers, made irresponsible loans and gambled with capital provided by...
IT'S TIME FOR SIR VICTOR TO GO; COMMENTARY by Alex Brummer City Editor
Byline: Alex Brummer City Editor AMONG Britain's high street lenders Lloyds TSB has long had a reputation for its rectitude and probity. While the other banks forged reckless mergers, made irresponsible loans and gambled with capital provided by...
It's Trendy to Shop
Byline: by Linda Whitney OPENING a shop is not the crazy idea you might think. Shopping habits have changed, and retail franchises catering to new trends are thriving. Some sectors of the retail business, such as fast food, niche products and...