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Top news from The Times, Daily Telegraph, The Indepedent and The Guardian newspapers

Into Africa

‘IF only Prince William had continued to study the module in Middle East studies, we would now surely be one giant step closer to achieving peace in that troubled region.

Wills – the epitome of cool

Sadly, he dropped it. … READ ON

Posted: 30th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Had Their Chips

”’EDUCATION, education, education” was such a hit at the polls that it’s a real wonder Tony Blair hasn’t repeated his famous mantra more often.

”It’s an email from sir. He says that he’s living in a shed in Fife”

One … READ ON

Posted: 30th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Art Attack

‘BLESSEDLY, this country still produces some great artists and art. And if you like painting with elephant poo and seeing dirty knickers in bed, then the Turner Prize is a must.

Claire – if ever an artist so rare

To … READ ON

Posted: 30th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald, Where’s Your Weapons?

‘IN the end, after months of political wrangling and accusations, the only weapons of mass destruction so far seen in Iraq were those sent tumbling from American warplanes and fired by the joint American and British fleet in the Gulf.… READ ON

Posted: 29th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Know Your Bananas

‘IF Tony Blair thinks answering questions on Iraq is fraught with danger, he should try a few of the questions posed in the Times.

Oxbridge candidate does a bit of revision

”What effect on the whole of society does someone … READ ON

Posted: 29th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Blues In The Red

‘MORE proof that the Conservatives’ glory days are over comes with the Times’ front-page story that the Tories are no longer a ”viable” business.

Not a viable leader of not a viable party

The paper reports that independent auditors, PricewaterhouseCoopers, … READ ON

Posted: 29th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gang Of 4×4

‘IT’S an oddity that the type of mums who buy organic food and bemoan the greedy farmers who inject chickens with growth hormones spend so much of the lives pretending to be farmers.

Now comes with armour-plating as standard

It’s … READ ON

Posted: 28th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pole Dancing

‘REAL trail-blazing adventurers have no time for 4x4s or even people carriers, preferring to cut their swathe to glory with a pair of skis on their feet, a husky burger in their stomach and a knapsack on their back.

One
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Posted: 28th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Skirting The Issue

‘FASHION is a serious business, especially for schoolgirls, who hanker for any opportunity to be like popstars and actresses.

Traci was having to rethink her outfit for school

But the Times reports that Anna Roxburgh, headmistress at Hamp Community School, … READ ON

Posted: 28th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Liver Damage

”I HOPE that common sense prevails.’

Ambulance gets parking ticket as it off-loads its liver

It is the quote of the day, as it is the quote of every day. And as usual it seems to be a forlorn hope.… READ ON

Posted: 27th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Peak Practice

‘SOMEWHERE in one of those awful books that tell you what you must do before you hit 30, or die, – in between hang gliding over the Niagara Falls and streaking at Lord’s – is a page that commands ”Climb … READ ON

Posted: 27th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Looking For Trouble

‘WHAT Ron Davies and John the lorry driver started, the Times continues, inviting us to take a long hard look at badgers.

Friends say Ron Davies was asking for Trouble

News is that just weeks after a badger ran amok, … READ ON

Posted: 27th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Controversial Figures

‘TO people who bought the Independent this morning, you should ask for your 55p back.

Tim – not so nice and dim

The paper has metamorphosed into The Actuary Weekly with a load of incomprehensible figures on its front page.… READ ON

Posted: 23rd, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Continui, Il Medico (Carry On, Doctor)

‘THE National Health Service is already staffed mainly by doctors and nurses brought in from abroad, but today we learn that most of the patients are foreigners as well.

”Welcome aboard the one-way flight to Easy Street…”

In fact, it … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


It’s All About Oil

‘PENELOPE Cruz is a cheap date. ”You give me a plate of bread, some oil and salt and I’m happy,” says the Spanish actress.

More Cheese?

And while the price of crude remains low, her boyfriend Tom Cruise can afford … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Happy Talk

‘IT was only a matter of time before science got involved in the perennial competition to discover whose imaginary friend is best.

”Bloody rain!”

And the winner is…the Buddhists.

According to the Times, brain scans of devout Buddhists found ”exceptional … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Barlaston Wall

‘WHEN the Berlin Wall was erected overnight in 1961, it not only split the city in two but divided families and friends who were not reunited for another three decades.

Barlaston 2017

However, what the Soviets can do Ralitrack can … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Minking It

‘IF you thought that the hedgehog cull in the Outer Hebrides at £1,800 an animal was expensive, it’s nothing compared with the massacre of the mink in the Western Isles.

”How about immunity if I tell you where the hedgehogs
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Posted: 22nd, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


What Mandy Did Next

‘ANYONE who believed the guff coming out of No.10 that Tony Blair and Gordon Brown were as one on the euro only had a few days to enjoy their fantasy world.

Muck or brass?

Peter Mandelson made sure of that, … READ ON

Posted: 21st, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Right Charlie

‘NORMALLY it takes months, years and sometimes even several lifetimes before the Government can witness the results of a policy shift.

”What’s up, doc?”

However, Education Secretary Charles Clarke got to see the fruits of his labours on the very … READ ON

Posted: 21st, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Parma Karma

‘IF you ever wondered what it is exactly that Europe does, wonder no more.

Does Parma ham by any other name taste as sweet?

For the past six years, it has been deciding that supermarket chain Asda can slice Parma … READ ON

Posted: 21st, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Italian Driving School

‘YOU wouldn’t take cricket lessons from a Frenchman; you wouldn’t take cooking lessons from an Englishman, and you certainly wouldn’t take driving lessons from an Italian.

An Italian car park

But that is what Italy’s departing ambassador to New Zealand … READ ON

Posted: 20th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Cream Goes Sour

‘ONE fat cat had his whiskers singed yesterday when shareholders voted against GlaxoSmithKline CEO Jean Pierre Garnier’s massive remuneration package.

Jean-Pierre Garnier relaxes at home

Under the deal, Mr Garnier stood to receive up to £22m on leaving the pharmaceutical … READ ON

Posted: 20th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Costly Cull

‘ONE thing is for sure, you could kill a lot of hedgehogs on Jean-Pierre Garnier’s salary – although not as many as you might think.

WANTED: Dead Or Alive (Reward £1,800)

The Telegraph reveals today that the cost of the … READ ON

Posted: 20th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Pigeon Among The Cats

‘IN one of the most spectacular U-turns since, well, the last time Clare Short opened her gob, the Tories are recasting themselves as the party of the poor.

Drugs baron

Party leader Iain Duncan Smith tells this morning’s Guardian that … READ ON

Posted: 19th, May 2003 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0