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Articles from November 16, 2010

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60pc Rise in Graduates Who Want to Move to Australia
Byline: Ian Carey THE number of young people looking to emigrate to Australia has increased by 60 per cent, according to a firm which helps people find work abroad. Last year, 5,600 Irish people made queries about obtaining a working visa with...
7 Reasons Why This Is World's Worst Fixture!
Byline: JONATHAN COATES The Republic of Ireland and Norway have met 17 times and once upon a time, goals flowed -- but the last seven fixtures have seen the ball hit the net just four times. JONATHAN COATES takes a look back at an inglorious head-to-head...
968 Inmates Walk Free; Justice System in Meltdown as 20pc of Prisoners Are Released before Sentences Are Complete
Byline: Simon Creer Crime Reporter ALMOST one in five of all Irish prisoners is being let out of jail early to ease overcrowding. Latest figures show that as of last June 968 criminals were allowed on to the streets without completing their full...
A Capped Reward for Loyal Barclay
Byline: EWING GRAHAME IT WILL be a case of lucky 13 for Falkirk goalkeeper Jamie Barclay when he finally makes his debut for Scotland's Under-21 side against Northern Ireland at Firhill tomorrow night. Manager Billy Stark will reward him for...
A Crisis We Can't Afford to Ignore; ( Just Be Grateful We Didn't Join the Euro ); COMMENTARY
Byline: ALEX BRUMMER City Editor NO one in Britain can look at the rapidly unfolding Irish financial crisis with any kind of calm because the UK and Irish banking systems - and the countries' wider economies - are inextricably bound together. ...
A Crisis We Can't Afford to Ignore; (Just Be Grateful We Didn't Join the Euro); COMMENTARY
Byline: Alex Brummer City Editor NO one in Britain can look at the rapidly unfolding Irish financial crisis with any kind of calm because the UK and Irish banking systems - and the countries' wider economies - are inextricably bound together. ...
Adams' Kiss of Life for SF in the South Is Cynical and Delusional
Byline: by Susan O'Keeffe IT IS 'chance factors' that have persuaded Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams to stand in the constituency of Louth - according to his own party sources at the weekend. So, it is by chance, then, that Adams wants to 'stand up...
Afghan Handover 'Starts This Week'; and Cameron Vows: I Won't Repeat Blair Mistakes
Byline: Tim Shipman, Jason Groves THE handover of power in Afghanistan will begin this week, David Cameron said yesterday as he signalled that Britain will never fight two major wars at once while he is in charge. In his most important speech...
Afghan Handover 'Starts This Week'; and Cameron Vows: I Won't Repeat Blair Mistakes
Byline: Tim Shipman and Jason Groves THE handover of power in Afghanistan will begin this week, David Cameron said yesterday as he signalled that Britain will never fight two major wars at once while he is in charge. In his most important speech...
After the Elation, the Heartbreak
Byline: David Williams in London and Vanessa Allen in Nairobi THE thrill of freedom turned to grief for Paul and Rachel Chandler yesterday when they were told that his elderly father had died while they were held by Somali pirates. The news was...
After the Elation, the Heartbreak; Yacht Husband Is Told: Your Beloved Father Died While You Were Kidnapped
Byline: David Williams, Vanessa Allen in Nairobi THE thrill of freedom turned to grief for Paul and Rachel Chandler yesterday when they were told that his elderly father had died while they were held by Somali pirates. The news was broken to...
After the Elation, the Heartbreak; Yacht Husband Is Told: Your Beloved Father Died While You Were Kidnapped
Byline: David Williams in London and Vanessa Allen in Nairobi THE thrill of freedom turned to grief for Paul and Rachel Chandler yesterday when they were told that his elderly father had died while they were held by Somali pirates. The news was...
Aisake Returns to Oz after Cork Heartache
Byline: ALAN MORRISSEY and BRENDAN FURLONG THE Cork hurlers will be without the O hAilpin brothers next season after Sean Og revealed yesterday that his younger brother Aisake has returned to Australia. Aisake's half-time substitution in the...
A Million Pensioners Set Free to Take Control of Their Own Care
Byline: Daniel Martin Political Correspondent UP to a million elderly people will today be offered far greater control over the type of help they need in their homes. Ministers will pledge a massive expansion of 'personal budgets' - fixed pots...
Anger as Gipsies Are Given Extra Treatment from NHS
Byline: Sarah Bruce A CASH-STRAPPED health board is spending thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money on medical checks for gipsies. Two specialist nurses from NHS Lothian will tour travellers' sites to 'promote positive health messages' and carry...
ANGER AS SCOTS SEX CRIMINALS ALLOWED TO GO FREE; 80 per Cent of Offenders Escape Jail Sentence
Byline: Mark Howarth, Andrew Picken RECORD numbers of sex offenders are being spared a jail term by Scotland's courts. Nearly 80 per cent of those found guilty of sex crimes were punished by fines, community service orders or other noncustodial...
An Overdue End to the Abuse of Legal Aid
SINCE being established in 1949, legal aid has grown into a [pounds sterling]2billion-a-year industry far removed from its original, noble, purpose of providing Britain's poor with access to justice. For precious little is now off limits to taxpayer-funded...
A Once-in-a-Lifetime F Lu Jab Is on Its Way
Byline: Fiona MacRae Science Reporter A FLU jab that is given just once in a lifetime should be available within five years. Unlike the current vaccine, it would fight off all strains of the disease, from the winter flu that leaves millions feeling...
ARE YOUR PILLS PUTTING YOUR LIFE AT RISK? Being Prescribed Drugs We Don't Need Is a Big Issue. More Worrying Still They Can Trigger Strokes, Kidney Failure and Deadly Infections; S M T W T F S
Byline: JO WATERS WHEN your doctor prescribes a drug it means that you really need it, right? Wrong! In fact, every year, more and more people are given medicine that's completely unnecessary or inappropriate for them. Quite apart from the huge...
As Waiting Lists Rise, HSE Says That 1,400 Beds Are Lying Idle
Byline: Sandra Mallon ALMOST 1,400 hospital beds around the country are lying idle, have been mothballed or are filled by 'bedblockers'. With waiting lists continuing to rise and hundreds being put onto trolleys in A&E, the full extent of...
Audley's in Denial; 'Stop Chisora-Klitschko Mismatch'
Byline: JEFF POWELL AS Audley Harrison issued an apology as inadequate as his performance against David Haye, calls came last night for the authorities to prevent another world heavyweight title mismatch inflicting further damage on the reputation...
'Babies at Risk' as Third of Maternity Units Cut Staff
Byline: Sophie Borland MOTHERS and newborn babies are put at risk by a growing crisis in maternity services, a damning report by senior midwives warns. At least one in three labour wards - already struggling to cope with soaring birth rates -...
Back on the Beat; Police Officer Who Won [Pounds Sterling]1m on TV Show Survivor Returns to Job Because He Misses the Excitement
Byline: Jonathan Brocklebank HE was the strapping detective who became a household name when he scooped [pounds sterling]1million on TV's toughest reality show. But eight years after pocketing the life-changing sum as the winner of the Survivor...
Ban for Tesco Store Caught Selling Cider to Under-Age Boy
Byline: Steve Smith SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has been hit with an alcohol ban at one of its flagship Scottish stores after being caught selling cider to a boy. In a highly unusual move against a large chain, licensing chiefs ordered the ban at...
Banks Told to Cut [Pounds Sterling]7bn Bonus Pool
Byline: Simon Duke BRITAIN'S biggest banks are coming under mounting pressure from the Government to exercise restraint during the looming year-end bonus round. It is understood that the Coalition wants City firms either to slash the estimated...
Barry Can Be World Class for Scots; Barry Can Be World Class
Byline: BRIAN MARJORIBANKS SCOTLAND skipper Darren Fletcher last night hailed diminutive debutant Barry Bannan as our answer to world-class players of the stature of Xavi, Andres Iniesta and Paul Scholes. Bannan and Fletcher locked horns in the...
Beware, the Nightmare Has Only Just Begun
Byline: Commentary by Brian Keenan the Irish writer held hostage in Beirut from 1986 to 1990 FOR most of us in a world terrified by its own economic woes, Somalia and its pirates don't really register. Somalia is just another Third World country...
Beware, the Nightmare Has Only Just Begun; Commentary
Byline: by Brian Keenan the Irish writer held hostage in Beirut from 1986 to 1990 For most of us in a world terrified by its own economic woes, Somalia and its pirates don't really register. Somalia is just another Third World country imploding...
BHP Counts Cost of [Pounds Sterling]545m Spent on Failed Takeovers
Byline: Rob Davies BHP Billiton has paid heavily for boss Marius Kloppers's ambition, after its failed bid for Potash Corporation took the bill for wasted City advisers' fees to $875m ([pounds sterling]545m) in just two years. The world's largest...
Bill Is Not the Only One with a Soft Spot for Choirboy Will; Apprentice Watch
Byline: Fiona Looney's THERE'S a good chance that if ifs and buts were selfheating meals, then Dave would still be in the competition to be Bill Cullen's next Apprentice. If Barry had brought Niamh into the boardroom, for example, and held her...
Blood and Dirt at Hospital for Sick Children; Inspection Uncovers Hygiene Failings
Byline: Julie-Anne Barnes BLOODSTAINED walls, overflowing bins and dirty medical equipment have been found in an inspection of Scotland's flagship children's hospital. A string of worrying practices was discovered by health inspectors at the...
BOKS STARS FAIL DRUGS TESTS; South Africa Players Sent Home over Failed Tests
Byline: ROB ROBERTSON SOUTH AFRICA were last night at the centre of a drugs probe ahead of Saturday's autumn Test clash with Scotland at Murrayfield -- after two of their players were sent home for failing mandatory tests. Hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle...
'Boring' Jordan's Every Boss's Dream
Byline: MATT BARLOW JOEY Barton advised England to stop picking 'goody two shoes' and select players to win games, but what manager doesn't want Jordan Henderson in his team at the moment? Henderson never drinks, never smokes and drives a sensible...
Boss Neil Faces New Anger Rap
Byline: PETER JARDINE Celtic manager Neil lennon faces an extra charge after his tynecastle row with a fourth official -- despite his fight to clear his name. the Hoops boss has been charged by the SFA with 'excessive misconduct' following referee...
BRING ON THE NEW BOYS; This Time Trap Has No Choice but to Go for Youth
Byline: by PHILIP QUINN FOR a manager of routine, Giovanni Trapattoni must break the habit of a lifetime by offering a tantalising glimpse of the Irish future in front of thousands of empty seats at Aviva Stadium tomorrow. The Republic of Ireland...
Businesswoman Who's Managed to Make a Profit out of Nama
Byline: Sandra Mallon BANKERS may have made our economy a joke on the international stage - but few of us feel like laughing. However, all that might be about to change thanks to one businesswoman. Fiona Hunt has designed a series of humorous...
BUT McGREGOR IS GORAM'S CHOICE
Byline: JOHN GREECHAN AT a time when the table is not exactly weighed down with homegrown talent, what a thrill it must be for Craig Levein to have not one but two world-class goalkeepers among the current crop. In Craig Gordon and Allan McGregor,...
By the Way. Fight the Seasonal Flu before It's Too Late
WE HAD a swine flu pandemic last year -- have we all forgotten? This year at my surgery, I have a fridge full of flu vaccines. Maybe it is because the weather has been milder. Maybe it's because we have all forgotten the 'scare' of last year. Regardless...
By the Way. Yesterday's Poisons Are Tomorrow's Cures
WE TEND to forget just how recently medical practices we take for granted were considered radical. Sixty years ago this month, the British Medical Journal published one of the first reports about muscle-relaxing drugs being used in anaesthesia....
CALL IT OFF; Former Promoter Wants Chisora-Klitschko Mismatch Pulled as Audley Issues Apology
Byline: by JEFF POWELL AS Audley Harrison issued an apology as inadequate as his performance against David Haye, calls came last night for the authorities to prevent another world heavyweight title mismatch inflicting further damage on the reputation...
CAN A FEVER CURE CANCER? Given Weeks to Live, Jordan Baffled Doctors When His Leukaemia Vanished. New Evidence Suggests a Remarkable Explanation - That a High Temperature or Infection Can Help the Body Defeat Cancer
Byline: JOHN NAISH EIGHTEEN months ago, Jordan Harden's despairing doctors gave him just weeks to live -- the leukaemia he'd battled for much of his life had returned. Given the heartbreaking news, Jordan's parents, Garry and Claire, decided to...
Carroll Still in Running; 'The English Don't like Us'
Byline: MATT LAWTON Chief Football Correspondent ANDY CARROLL was clinging to his dream of an England debut last night. The Newcastle striker is being given every chance by England boss Fabio Capello to recover from a groin problem that is threatening...
Carr Tells Blues to Cut Sloppiness at Back
Byline: FRANK KENT SKIPPER Stephen Carr insists Birmingham have enough quality to avoid being part of a relegation battle -- if they cut out conceding sloppy goals. Blues' defensive qualities formed the foundation of them finishing ninth in the...
Carter Closes in on Wilko'srecord
Byline: PETER JACKSON DAN 'the man' Carter will almost certainly put an end to Jonny Wilkinson's reign as test rugby's highest points scorer within the next fortnight. Now that the prodigious New Zealander is within 20 points of catching the absent...
Clarke Calls a Halt to Legal Aid Gravy Train
Byline: Steve Doughty Social Affairs Correspondent MINISTERS pledged yesterday to take an axe to the compensation culture and slash lawyers' multimillion-pound earnings. State legal aid will no longer pay for claims against hospitals and doctors...
COLEMAN CAN SEIZE DAY; Toffees Ace Is Ready to Make Hay If Trap Gives Him a First Cap
Byline: BY JONATHAN COATES AS he had never even attended an international match before being named in his first Ireland squad, the song chosen by Seamus Coleman to mark his initiation was apt. There is a squad ritual that demands a party piece...
COMING OF AGE; after Years of Wasting His Talent, Bothroyd Is on Road to Redemption
Byline: by MATT LAWTON BEYOND speaking Italian, some might struggle to identify what Jay Bothroyd can possibly offer Fabio Capello ahead of tomorrow's friendly match with France. He is not exactly a rising star. Not at 28. And 15 goals in three...
COMING OF AGE, JAY'S WAY; New-Look England; after Years of Wasting His Talent, Bothroyd Is on Road to Redemption
Byline: by MATT LAWTON Chief Football Correspondent BEYOND speaking Italian, some might struggle to identify what Jay Bothroyd can possibly offer Fabio Capello ahead of tomorrow's friendly match with France. He is not exactly a rising star. Not...
Cowen Bows to EU Pressure on Bailout; EU Sacrifices Ireland to Save Spain and Portugal
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor BRIAN COWEN was last night forced to admit what his Government had been denying for more than 48 hours - that this country is in talks on a national bailout from Europe. 'We are engaged with our partners,'...
CRAIG SAYS IT'S THE RIGHT CALL; He May Have Suffered 14 Cry-Offs for a Game Devoid of Box-Office Appeal ... Yet Levein Is Still Convinced of Friendly Value
Byline: by PETER JARDINE CRAIG LEVEIN may have thought about changing the voicemail message on his mobile phone yesterday. 'Hi, this is the Scotland manager. Please leave your name, number and reason for withdrawing from the squad and I'll be...
Crainey Savours Welcome Return
Byline: PETER JARDINE STEPHEN CRAINEY was a fresh-faced Celtic rookie when Berti Vogts plunged him into international football as part of the German's 'new generation'. Featuring in a 5-0 defeat to France in Paris and misadventure in the North...
Critics' Choice
LUCKY ESCAPE Disasters, 7pm, RTE One TONIGHT'S edition explores what happened on July 7, 2005, when terrorist bombs were detonated on the London Underground and a double-decker bus, killing 52 people. Irish commuter Will Walshe, who woke after...
Critics' Choice
HISTORICAL REALITY SHOW Turn Back Time -- The High Street, 9pm, BBC1 THE RETRO shopkeepers of Shepton Mallet find themselves living in 1938 this week. It was something of a golden age for retailers -- and for children, as sugar became cheaper than...
Delusional Harrison Is So Sorry
Byline: BOXING By JEFF POWELL AS Audley Harrison issued an apology as inadequate as his performance against David Haye, calls came last night for the authorities to prevent another world heavyweight title mismatch inflicting further damage on the...
Devoted Red Conor a Cup Hero at Last
Byline: Gareth Maher AFTER waiting 16 years to get his hands on the FAI Cup, Conor O'Grady fulfilled his life-long ambition of becoming a Sligo Rovers cup hero at Aviva Stadium last Sunday. The 30-year-old was one of the few local players in...
Did This Man Throw Riot F Ire Extinguisher?
Byline: Sam Greenhill THIS is the face of the man being hunted after a fire extinguisher was hurled 70ft from the roof of Tory party headquarters during the Battle of Millbank. He was filmed marching with students through London during last week's...
Disgraced Drumm Fights to Keep [Euro]3.6m Pension
Byline: John Breslin ,Paul Caffrey FORMER Anglo Irish chief executive David Drumm will fight to keep his $5.1million ([euro]3.6million) pension and wants to take out a large chunk of cash from the luxury home he is selling in the United States....
Dole Spongers Are Matched in Their Smugness by FF-The Party That Fostered This Culture of Entitlement
Byline: Brenda Power THE woman was in her late 50s and, by the sound of things, quite alone in the world. She had lost her job, she said, and was getting by on [euro]196-a-week Jobseeker's Benefit. 'But I have hope,' she said, the courage that...
Don't Ask Us How Happy We Are, Mr Cameron. It'll Only Make Us Feel Miserable
Byline: by John Naish LOOK out, the Happiness Police are on the way. As if we didn't have enough to worry about, David Cameron has decided to measure the nation's levels of wellbeing and contentment and will then endeavour to boost them. The...
Don't Bin That Banana Skin -- Eat It to Beat Depression!
DROP the peeler -- eating the skins of fruit and vegetables could boost your nutritional intake of vitamins, combat cancer and increase your energy levels. Dr Marilyn Glenville, who specialised in food science, says: 'All fruit and vegetables have...
Drop out, Take II; Annie Lennox's Daughter Lola Follows in Her Mother's Footsteps and Quits Music Studies
Byline: Sarah Bruce SHE started her route to pop superstardom by dropping out of one of the world's most prestigious music schools. Now Annie Lennox's 19-year-old daughter Lola has followed suit - by ditching her opera studies at the same school,...
Dropping One Grade 'Can Blight Pupil's Life'
Byline: Kate Loveys THE head of one of the country's leading schools yesterday condemned an education system in which a single dropped grade can ruin a child's academic future. Gillian Low said pupils were under such pressure that a cold, trouble...
Dublin Edges Higher as Bank of Spain Is Latest to Wade into the Debate over Bailout for Ireland; Iseq Briefing: Closed at 2,697.05 Up 21.32
Byline: Mail Business Staff The Iseq inched in to positive territory yesterday after early losses thanks to a rally from CRH but the intense pressure on the economy continues to keep buyers away from equities. It came on day marked by the ever-growing...
Dublin the Centre of Boks Drug Mystery; De Villiers Orders Search of Boks' Medicine and Supplies
Byline: ROB WILDMAN SOUTh Africa were last night conducting an urgent review of medication and training products they were given before last week's Test against Ireland after two of their players were ordered home for failing post-match drug tests....
England Are Banking on an Early Lift; Cricket
Byline: PAUL NEWMAN EnglanD took another decisive step towards the first ashes Test yesterday by confirming they will send their bowlers to Brisbane early for three extra days of preparation. In contrast, australia, who appear totally muddled in...
Eu Pension Plan Will 'Kill Irish Schemes'
Byline: Darragh Murphy EU plans to impose common pension rules across Europe could 'kill' final salary schemes in Ireland, experts warned. The Irish Association of Pension Funds said that Brussels could force many employers to abandon their final...
EU 'Puts Final Nail in Coffin' of Our Gold-Plated Pensions
Byline: Jason Groves Political Correspondent EUROPEAN Union pension rules could spell the end of final salary schemes in Britain, experts warned last night. Hundreds of employers may be forced to abandon their schemes under planned Brussels regulations...
EU 'Puts F Inal Nail in Cof F In' of Our Gold-Plated Pensions
Byline: Jason Groves Political Correspondent EUROPEAN Union pension rules could spell the end of final salary schemes in Britain, experts warned last night. Hundreds of employers may be forced to abandon their schemes under planned Brussels regulations...
Expendables; Talented Singers Are Being Sacrificed to Keep Show Controversial, Claims X Factor Favourite
Byline: Liz Thomas and Jaya Narain X FACTOR favourite Matt Cardle has accused Simon Cowell of treating talented finalists as 'expendable' in an attempt to keep viewing figures high. The aspiring singer claimed Cowell saved controversial Katie...
EXpendables; Talented Singers Are Being Sacrificed to Keep Show Controversial, Claims X Factor Favourite
Byline: Liz Thomas, Jaya Narain X FACTOR favourite Matt Cardle has accused Simon Cowell of treating talented finalists as 'expendable' in an attempt to keep viewing figures high. The aspiring singer claimed Cowell saved controversial Katie Waissel...
Fat People 'Are Better at Sniffing out Food'
Byline: Fiona MacRae Science Reporter THOSE who are fat have a better sense of smell than others - but only when it comes to sniffing out food, say scientists. A study looking at weight gain and sense of smell found that when it comes to everyday...
Foreign Language Website Costs Tax Payers [Pounds Sterling]30 a Hit
Byline: Andrew Picken Scottish Political Reporter A WEBSITE that translates NHS leaflets into 13 foreign languages has cost Scots taxpayers [pounds sterling]30 for every visitor. The Health In My Language website is aimed at people who have not...
Former Garda Given Longer Sentence for Child Abuse
Byline: Irish Daily Mail Reporter A FORMER garda sergeant who incited a prostitute to find him children to have sex with while he was under supervision after his release from prison has had his jail sentence increased. Kieran O'Halloran, 50,...
FREE the Human Face of War on Pathe Newsreel; A UNIQUE SEVEN-DVD LIBRARY TO PASS ON TO YOUR CHILDREN - LEST WE FORGET
THROUGHOUT World War II, a British film company kept a unique and moving record of history as it was being made. British Pathe newsreels captured the human face of war from the front line to the Home Front. The Daily Mail is giving readers the chance...
Gallery That Highlights the Fine Art of Socialising; Talk OF THE Town
Byline: EDITED BY JAMES GIBBONS The shape of things to come in the world of Irish art will be revealed tomorrow night at the opening of a double exhibition at Dublin's Oriel Gallery. Mark and Mandy Nulty of the Oriel are serious socialites, and...
GAME ON, BOYS; Levein Remains Upbeat despite Call-Offs Galore; GAME ON, BOYS THE MESSAGE TO SCOTS
Byline: PETER JARDINE CRAIG LEVEIN believes tonight's friendly against the Faroe Islands at Pittodrie can carry 'huge significance' -- despite the worst bout of absenteeism in Scotland's international history. The SFA were forced into 24 hours...
Garda Site Brought to Halt by the Race to Find Speed Cameras
Byline: Ian Carey DRIVERS desperate to discover the location of new speed cameras that were switched on today caused the garda website to crash yesterday morning. More than 50,000 motorists tried to view an online map showing the spots that will...
Get Me out of Here! Fears for Jungle Challenger Who Fainted in a Rat-Infested Crate
Byline: Paul Revoir TV Correspondent SHE has a phobia of creepy crawlies and almost drowned a few months ago. So being locked in a pitch-black crate filled with rats and spiders, into which water began dripping, was never going to be Gillian McKeith's...
Give Us More of This Please; McGahan Hails Tour Benefits
Byline: IAN BRANSFIELD AS MUNSTER prepare for tonight's eagerlyawaited clash with the Wallabies at thomond Park, coach tony McGahan has called for matches against touring sides to become an annual occurrence. Munster created history in 1967 when...
GIVING BIRTH MADE ME LOSE MY MIND; the Nightmare of Post-Natal Depression Is Well Known. but Many Mothers Suffer from an Even More Terrifying Condition . . . Post-Natal Psychosis
Byline: DAISY SCALCHI JUST hours after her first child was born, Rebecca Coggins was overcome by an overwhelming sense of fear. 'My husband was by my side, thrilled at becoming a father, but all I can remember is feeling a kind of growing terror,'...
Grow Your Own Tissue to Mend Arthritic Knees
Byline: ROGER DOBSON TINY spheres made from the patient's own cells are being used to treat arthritis.The tissue globes are injected into damaged joints where they grow into new cartilage. The technology has already been used in italy to repair...
Grow Your Own Tissue to Mend Arthritic Knees
Byline: ROGER DOBSON, PAT HAGAN Tiny spheres made from the patient's own cells are being used to treat arthritis. The tissue globes are injected into damaged joints where they grow into new cartilage. The technology has already been used in italy...
Hange on a Minute, We're Not Argentina
Byline: JONATHAN COATES NORWAY captain Brede Hangeland made no attempt last night to disguise the fact his team favour substance over style, warning Aviva Stadium patrons: 'We're not Argentina.' Veteran boss Egil Olsen is expected to send out his...
Harry Potter's Golden Girl Shows She's Eyeing Up New Roles Already
Byline: Hannah-Louise Dunne Showbusiness Editor HER white blonde locks made her the golden child of the Harry Potter film series. But as Irish actress Evanna Lynch gets ready to bid adieu to her character Luna Lovegood, she revealed why she has...
Has Swinney Been Asked to Produce the Impossible? ON THE EVE OF THE SNP'S MOST IMPORTANT BUDGET
Byline: by Hamish Macdonell IT will not just be John Swinney's three-week-old son Matthew keeping him awake at night. Tomorrow, Scotland's Finance Secretary is going to have to stand up in the Scottish parliament and announce how he is going to...
Having a Keen Sense of Smell for Food 'Can Make You Fat'
Byline: Fiona MacRae HAVING a good sense of smell for food odours could mean you are more likely to end up fat, say scientists. A study looking at weight gain and sense of smell found that when it comes to everyday scents, those who are overweight...
Hayward's Children Face Relegation
Byline: Richard Kay HE SENT his children to top private schools, bought them homes worth millions of pounds, gave them holidays all over the globe and provided help with their business ventures. But like Shakespeare's King Lear, philanthropic...
HELP YOUR BODY BEAT THE BUGS; the Bad News Is Your Immune System Starts Packing Up as You Get Older. the Good News? You CAN Help Stop the Rot
Byline: MATTHEW BARBOUR SO, HOW can you best protect yourself against bugs? Most people would accept that boosting your immune system is a good idea, though many may be a bit vague about what that actually means. However, scientists are now discovering...
How a Daily Walk Can Beat 24 Illnesses
Byline: Irish Daily Mail Reporter IT takes only 0 minutes a day but could cut your risk of falling victim to up to two dozen illnesses, including dementia and cancer. Taking the time for a brisk daily walk could also have other major health benefits...
How a Daily Walk Can Beat 24 Illnesses
Byline: Daily Mail Reporter IT takes only 30 minutes a day but could cut your risk of falling victim to up to two dozen illnesses, including dementia and cancer. Taking the time for a brisk daily walk could also have other major health benefits...
How Child Number One Is Always a Photo Favourite
Byline: Luke Salkeld NO matter how hard some parents try, it seems one child is often the favourite - in at least one aspect. Millions of couples take lots of photographs of their first child while subsequent arrivals get much less attention...
How Many TDs Does It Take to Put Back the Clocks? None, It's the OPW's Job
Byline: Senan Molony Political Editor ITS time in power is gradually ticking away. But even a looming election hasn't encouraged the Government to reform its lavish spending habits. It has emerged that not only does the Office of Public Works...
How Safe Are Your Codeine Painkillers? as Fears Grow over Accidental Overdoses
Byline: JEROME BURNE JUST how safe is codeine? Earlier this year, guidelines from the Pharmaceutical society of Ireland said that medications with codeine in them must be stored out of view and those wanting to buy tablets would need to first have...
Huddlestone's Op Leaves a Big Hole for Harry
Byline: MATT BARLOW and JOHN EDWARDS TOM Huddlestone will be ruled out for up to three months after opting to have an operation on a nagging ankle problem. The Tottenham midfielder has had the injury for some time, and it worsened after last...
Hush Money; Massive Deals to Silence British Terror Suspects
Byline: Tim Shipman Deputy Political Editor TERRORIST suspects freed from Guantanamo Bay are to be paid off to silence their claims that UK spies were complicit in torturing them. At least one former detainee will receive more than [pounds sterling]1million...
HUSH MONEY; Multi-Million Pound Payouts to Silence British Terror Suspects Held in Guantanamo
Byline: Tim Shipman Deputy Political Editor TERRORIST suspects freed from Guantanamo Bay are to be paid off to silence their claims that UK spies were complicit in torturing them. At least one former detainee will receive more than [pounds sterling]1million...
Hypocrisy of Armistice Day; LETTERS
I DEPLORE any kind of sectarianism, bigotry and violence or the discrimination associated with it, but I can sympathise in this instance with the football supporters at Parkhead. All my life (I'm 63) for as long as I can remember I've worn a red...
I AM STILL STILL No1; Goalkeeper Gordon Refuses to Accept Former Schoolboy Rival Is Now the Nation's Main Man
Byline: by BRIAN MARJORIBANKS CRAIG GORDON has reacted to losing his starting place in the nat ional t eam for the first time in six years by sending out a stark warning to rival Allan McGregor that he still considers himself to be Scotland's No...
If You're Happy and You Know It.Tell the PM
Byline: Daniel Martin Political Correspondent DAVID Cameron has set out plans to measure the public's happiness, in a move branded 'voodoo sociology' by MPs. The Prime Minister has called for a change of emphasis so that we define our success...
I'LL KEEP ON TRYING; Rugby Union - Investec Internationals; Cueto Vows to End His Barren Run
Byline: by CHRIS FOY Rugby Correspondent WHEN Mark Cueto hurtled downfield at Twickenham on Saturday to support Chris Ashton as he finished that try against Australia, he joined in the subsequent celebrations with gusto. But deep down there was...