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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (December 18, 2002)

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'Cocaine Queen' jailed for drugs haul which broke UK records. 317
: Un-aprs-ciated; Alison Davison tries out Aprs but is unimpressed when the waitress puts her thumb in it. 821
12 days of Christmas: Eight maids-a-milking - We're so cafe au fait; In the dim and distant past the milk bar was the place to hang out. In the eighth of our series on the Twelve Days of Christmas, Paul Groves looks at the rise of the cappuccino society. 585
Archive: Archive. 264
Archive: Birthdays. 234
Archive: On This Day. 257
ATHLETICS: Porridge stirs Caines to victory. 707
ATHLETICS: Radcliffe relishing Tulu clash. 133
BA pulls plug on routes to cut costs. 456
BASKETBALL: Bullets in agonising Cup exit. 279
BEAUTY STYLE: fake For goodness; If you haven't got time to grow your own then adding hair extensions, false nails or eyelashes can transform your looks. Cathy Mayer reveals how you can cheat your way to beauty. 747
BEAUTY STYLE: False profit; Cindy Jackson has made her fortune from having plastic surgery. Yet she tells Hannah Stephenson that she has never been insecure about her looks. 997
BEAUTY STYLE: Have a skinful (the good kind); Emma Pinch relaxes under the influence of some seasonal spices as she tries a fashionable new beauty treatment. 687
BEAUTY STYLE: RETAIL THERAPY. 982
Bing makes Liz Hurley an offer she can't refuse. 312
Bosnia war crimes 'like Holocaust'. 320
Britain buys US blood supplier. 363
Brown hints at VAT to rein in property 'boom'. 737
BSkyB evades regulator's charge of unfair competition. 467
Business Travel: Brits are most sociable on business trips; Travel Editor Lisa Piddington discovers why the French hate delays, the Germans panic over unfinished office work, Brazilians suffer from jet lag and why UK travellers want to mix with their colleagues. 1313
Business Travel: Cafe culture: Partnership will help embrace good practice. 252
Business Travel: High flying gifts: A trip on Concorde for Christmas. 445
Business Travel: Offering a taste of the exotic; Paul Dale gets to grips with a country house hotel in the Home Counties. 1051
Business Travel: Topless tour bus adds spice to Berlin. 750
Cadbury swallows up pounds 2.6 bn US gum firm. 615
Charity boost from panto star Melinda. 260
Children are in JRR's wonderland. 340
CHRISTMAS STYLE: Bah! Humbug or Happy holidays?; Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year - but not for Caroline Foulkes. 621
CHRISTMAS STYLE: Bah! Humbug or Happy holidays?; Festive fan Dagmar Winther has a simple solution to beating Christmas stress. 621
City View: Some catches in 'Work Till You Drop' charter. 520
Cocaine 'on nearly all bank notes'. 258
Conductor apologises for proving Santa could not exist. 194
CRICKET: At last! England win in Australia. 1164
CRICKET: Bangladesh showing Test progress. 336
Cricket: Win comes as relief for success-starved England tourists. 578
Culture: From Big Brother house to Siberia; Comedian Jack Dee couldn't resist the challenge of reindeer herding, says Wil Marlow. 873
Culture: Give writers their credit; Amateur Stage. 618
Culture: Music which simply brims with emotion; Peter Bacon chooses his favourite jazz and world CDs of the year. 988
Culture: Postcard from India; Storyteller Vayu Naidu, touring India with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Future Perfect, her collaboration with composer Judith Weir, sends a postcard from Kolkata (Calcutta). 263
Culture: Reviews: Another great and lively set. 293
Culture: Reviews: Slight restraint from the Dame. 251
Culture: Savannah grows and flourishes for jazz fans; Drummer John Meehan tells Martin Longley about changing from pub band to a prolific touring outfit. 1100
Culture: Take a piece of the CBSO home. 189
Date set for cloned baby. 108
Difference between fact and fantasy. 265
Don't stress ye merry gentlemen. 618
Enterprise: Advantage backs pounds 1m college grant. 346
Enterprise: Expanding code device makers to move base. 273
Enterprise: Extra space for storage specialists. 164
Enterprise: Information technology 'disappoints small firms'. 344
Enterprise: Machine firm tooling up for expansion. 448
Enterprise: Signs of the times thanks to grant aid. 181
Enterprise: Small businesses are borrowing more Spending Christmas in the office. 673
Enterprise: Spending Christmas in the office. 281
Ex-steward's top new job. 165
Experts give green paper mixed reception. 252
Fairy tale fascination inspired German 'cannibal' murder case man. 451
Families bid to get variant CJD treatment for children; Father's fight: Attempt to get new brain injection surgery for son. 436
Families flee homes as fire destroys warehouse. 292
Fascists using Lord of the Rings to promote nationalist cause. 411
Film could be made of Lockerbie GP's story. 321
Fire union dismisses Government's modernisation evidence. 371
Firms to unite to fight crime. 201
FOOD STYLE: Dishes to die(t) for; Planning a festive dinner party? Impress your guests with this stunning starter and dessert devised by top chef Jean Christophe Novelli, together with Moulinex. 559
Football: Bruce defends discipline. 732
Football: Dichio: we must make our own luck now. 570
Football: FA fined pounds 9,000 as Slovakia suffer Uefa wrath. 591
Football: Forlan sinks Chelsea as United reach last four; WORTHINGTON CUP ROUND-UP. 489
Football: McAllister keen to prevent open season on Partridge. 440
Football: Megsonasks squad for more effort. 767
FOOTBALL: Peter Hynes. 123
Football: Ronaldo named FIFA's Player of the Year. 131
Football: Villa chief managing to survive; WORTHINGTON CUP. 821
Football: Vogts' youngsters squander Mainz chance of big win; Germany B 3 Scotland B 3. 328
Football: Wolves still focus hungry eyes on leaders of pack. 444
Game shares fall over poor sales. 245
Governors sued for 'gay' harassment. 184
Guard beaten in armed raid. 105
High Street trouble as shop spending slows. 430
High-tech toys head the region's festive wish list. 262
HOME STYLE: Truly plumptious; Plums might be out of season but the colour is flavour of the month when it comes to decorating. Gabrielle Fagan discovers how the rich, and regal, shade can add warmth to winter rooms. 868
How smokers can save a packet over Christmas; A drive has been launched to help people stub out the habit which results in thousands of pounds going up in smoke over the festive period and causes even more damage to health, as Health and Science Reporter Sophie Blakemore reports. 699
Islands' hedgehog cull to help save rare birds. 301
Jobs created at city firm. 127
Judge lets gang keep proceeds of crime. 475
Lethal bug victim is saved by his mother. 305
Letter: Brits were the tops in IT. 382
Letter: Does anyone really care about Cheriegate? 238
Letter: Don't fall into the airport plans trap. 271
Letter: Joan's moans were so rich. 80
Man jailed after raid police find Internet child porn. 185
Managers take over. 169
market report: Share Prices: Footsie tumbles as retailers lose ground. 477
McDonald's hit by losses. 123
Money print deal. 259
Mortgage lender's price rise prediction. 422
MyTravel coach sale. 137
National Statistics suggest a rise in rate. 448
New euro Lotto launched. 100
New tenant: Fusion adds flair to Innovation Square. 210
Officials prepare taskforce for Iraq Americans injured in grenade attack. 835
Paris police seize chemicals from Islamic militant suspects. 438
Passer-by claims gallery picture is child pornography. 345
Payout angers shopfloor staff Governors sued for 'gay' harassment. 476
Perspective: Medical science? It's just so last millennium. 705
Perspective: Without rain, we will all die; Chivuna province is the sweetest place in the whole of Zambia. But the sweetness is beginning to turn sour as the sugar beet crops on which the area's economy depends fail due to lack of rain. Caroline Foulkes reports. 1088
Police arrested for child porn. 642
Police publish rogues gallery of CCTV images. 273
POST PEOPLE: Baker Tilley gopher it. 92
POST PEOPLE: Email interview: Victoria Thomas. 437
POST PEOPLE: Ethical analysis. 113
POST PEOPLE: Fan-tastic achievement. 84
POST PEOPLE: Howdy to Harrison Clark; POST PEOPLE. 136
POST PEOPLE: Lunch for the fellows. 116
POST PEOPLE: On with the show. 93
POST PEOPLE: Post business awards. 155
POST PEOPLE: Post weddings. 220
POST PEOPLE: Taste of the Orient. 143
POST PEOPLE: Van Dyck comes to the Barber Institute. 117
POST PEOPLE: Villa are hosts with the most. 142
Racing: Doumen's raider set to impress. 280
Racing: Lingfield prepares for Eddery's century. 496
Racing: Nicholls' run continues. 557
Redrow reassures market on exposure. 354
Right direction. 226
River saved from contamination. 143
Rolls-Royce loses out on pounds 1bn order. 307
Royal Bank first to be fined under money laundering rules. 445
RUGBY UNION: David Llewellyn. 160
RUGBY UNION: Keith Barwell. 139
Rugby Union: RFU to probe 'closed shop' allegations. 527
S&P instrumental for earnings growth. 317
Sales are plush at carpet business. 446
Sparkling talent: Leading gemmologist joins Rudell team. 95
Staff can work beyond 65 to stave off pension crisis. 598
Storm-hit restaurant is back in business. 132
Teachers in 'dunce' assistants warning. 486
TENNIS: Hagelauer heading home with hope of triumphant future. 670
Tesco's go-ahead. 246
Thatcher statue man faces retrial. 115
Theme for Today. 172
Toddler in foster care may have died from excessive salt in his body. 312
Tolkien fans outraged as Neo-Nazis hijack legend. 781
Top takeover prospect scales back club losses. 405
Toyota set to drive vehicle sales up. 517
Transport: Commuters hit by delays after lorry blocks off M6; Rush-hour chaos: Crash sparks motorway misery. 402
Transport: Darling defends Connex decision. 176
Transport: Minister wavers over air travel. 284
Transport: Taxi drivers postpone strike to reassess 'golden mile' closure Women are 'driving out' buses. 531
Transport: Tories mock Labour over road and rail. 791
Transport: Walsall boosted by go-ahead for town centre scheme. 353
Troubled Tricorn loses 23pc of share value. 485
Universities told to seek out students from poor backgrounds. 449
US asks for 'Son of Star Wars' missile system in Yorkshire; Row begins: President Bush wants system in place in two years - CND says 'No way'. 435
US-style towns for Midlands. 499
We got transport figures wrong, admits Darling. 515
Whitehall rejects EU outbreak criticism. 653
Widow who killed men is guilty of manslaughter. 305
WINE STYLE: prize A very imPortant. 340
WINE STYLE: WINE STYLE On the Grapevine; Clive Platman tries out fortified wines. 1154

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