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Articles from Birmingham Mail (England) (December 21, 2006)

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Title Author Type Words let us entertain you; While comedy is on the wane, TV Editor GRAHAM YOUNG finds more promise in the best of this year's light entertainment shows. Christmas TV. 789
A real sporting feast for armchair fans; Christmas TV Sport. 559
Airport's security pledge over veils; CRIME: Fear after suspect slipped through. 307
ALBION NEWS: This is the big one - Mowbray. 346
Alert to beware of bank scams. 213
Aswad date. 118
Bank card thieves target health staff; CANNOCK: Police hunt gang after con attempts at three hospitals and a GP surgery. 297
Better to give than receive; Phil follows in Noel's footsteps to dish out the presents Goodwill PHILLIP SCHOFIELD'S NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Sunday Christmas Eve (Central, 6pm). 514
Black Country News: Centre makes a splash; CRADLEY. 218
Black Country News: Fury over pay day switch; SANDWELL. 124
Black Country News: Half of centresold for pounds 500m; MERRY HILL: Shopping complex owners in deal with Australian finance company. 220
Black Country News: Holiday quad bike tragedy; TIPTON: Man celebrating birthday died in accident on Greek island. 247
Black Country News: Man jailed for police chase crash; WOLVERHAMPTON. 213
Bobby Dazzlers. 270
Bomber kills 14 in Baghdad. 105
Boxing Day all-nighter. 265
Brain op joy for cricket star's wife. 361
Busy Caroline wins study prize; SOLIHULL. 133
Can Sarah Jane save the day? 170
Carol service is a big attraction; SUTTON. 105
Cash stolen in bank raid. 86
Central City News: Businessman moves to ease centre fears; SMALL HEATH. 214
Central City News: Firm brokers some Christmas toys joy; CITY PLAZA: Insurance company brings cheer to children hit by homelessness. 259
Central City News: Five more men are charged over riots; LOZELLS: Total of 12 now before court following street violence which left 2 dead. 235
Central City News: Help to heal communities; LOZELLS/HANDSWORTH: Meetings set up after violence. 252
Central City News: Murder victim is identified; SMALL HEATH. 120
Central City News: Tutor fails in fight for pension; DIGBETH. 259
Centre closure hits cashflow for town; SUTTON: Councillors eager to have popular centre back up and running. 315
Charlotte has Xmas with foster family. 161
Charting the decline of pop flop Gareth; Music is in the air over the Christmas holidays Music. 811
Christmas at the Schofields. 191
Comedy; Christmas TV. 264
Coronation Street Day By Day. 216
Council plea to keep up recycling; CANNOCK CHASE. 189
Councillors back fight for new loos; ERDINGTON. 86
Couple run into cash for baby unit; TAMWORTH. 168
Cricket: Harmison: I'm calling it quits; ENGLAND: Vaughan back for one-dayers but paceman retires. 421
Cricket: Warne rises from Ashes. 238
Cycling: Landis hope. 98
Darts: Mardle caves in; SHOCK: Showman Wayne crashes out. 360
Darts: Mardle mauled. 178
DayTo Day; Christmas TV Family. 365
Deputy head's leaving for uni; REDNAL. 115
Dial Emm for murder; For so long the Cinderella soap, EMMERDALE is taking bold strides to be noticed this Christmas Soaps. 960
Diner's go-ahead leaves sour taste; COTTERIDGE: Families bitter as city approves restaurant at landmark bank. 275
Don't become a victim after parties - police; CRIME. 282
Drama students have a ball; SMALL HEATH/HIGHGATE. 91
Dunlop looking for new routes; TYRE PLANT: Factory to increase production of sports treads. 287
EastEnders Day By Day; Christmas TV. 435
Emmer dale Day By Day. 287
Families 'key to recycling success' BROMSGROVE. 143
Families' disgust over theft of tree. 207
Family's joy over Scott centre; Firms pledge support for community venue. 410
Father Christmas pays centre a visit. 163
Fishermen face catch reduction. 179
Five face riot charges. 137
Fog hits Midland airports. 422
Football: Albion to step up hunt for director. 146
Football: Black's magic is vital - Bruce; BLUES NEWS. 441
Football: Bruce: I won't be out-Dunn! Price must be right for star to leave, vows Blues boss. 606
Football: Bruce: I won't be out-Dunn; Price must be right for star to leave. 615
Football: Deal for Dunn if price is right; BLUES NEWS. 366
Football: DJ set for big chance; BLUES NEWS. 195
Football: Hoult can help defensive duo; ALBION NEWS. 317
Football: I'm not here to make up the numbers. 341
Football: Jay just wants to settle down; WOLVES NEWS. 408
Football: Johnson back in the shake-up; BLUES NEWS. 212
Football: Kiraly is having a ball ahead of Villa cracker. 437
Football: Kiraly: It's a whole new ball game. 429
Football: Milner's staying here - Roeder. 158
Football: Mowbray: This is the big one; Albion boss calls on players to meet challenge. 401
Football: O'Neill's talking about a revolution; VILLA NEWS. 369
Football: Swede 'n sour for Par. 204
Football: Tilson targeting survival after cup KO. 154
Football: United will be fired up - boss. 331
Football: Villa come in from the cold. 89
Football: We Cam alter our style - boss; BLUES NEWS. 154
Football: Wrack injury blow for Walsall. 114
Former Bishop of Brum turns down Big Brother. 209
Fraudster must pay back cash; COURTS: Cough up - or jail term is doubled. 309
Game for a laugh! 131
Guard: I'm owed six weeks' pay. 193
Guess Who's back? Christmas TV Family It's that time of year again... 524
Half-price soft toys at grotto. 105
Hall's pounds 10m revamp is approved at last; ASTON: Restoration of 'jewel in the crown' agreed after seven-year wait. 349
Happy couple's diamond date; KINGSHURST: 60 years of wedded bliss for Leslie and Jean. 388
Having a gay old time with festive singalong; DIGBETH. 142
Hero dad killed in road rescue; Freak double M-way tragedy. 365
Historic pub could lose its licence; CRIME: Police sting reveals sales to kids. 332
Historic pub under threat; CRIME: Licence at risk after sales of booze to children. 334
Hitmen link to shooting; INQUEST: Killer gunmen have never been found. 327
Hockey: Sutton aiming to work their way out of their crisis; HITS. 409
Homes all lit up for Xmas; FESTIVITIES: Skiing Santas, icicles and seasonal goodies sprouting up on houses all over the city. 229
Hospital's plea on A&E patients; STAFFORD. 149
Hotline appeal to victims of home violence; SANDWELL. 261
HOW YOU CAN HELP US? Black Country News. 144
Hunters' appeal takes off; ALCESTER. 192
Intrepid Anneka's at it again; CHALLENGE ANNEKA Tuesday Boxing Day (Central, 8pm). 337
Jason returns in Pratchett romp; Christmas TV Satellite 'Del Boy' goes the whole Hog in family fantasy spectacular. 287
Jingle thieves away. 122
Job dilemma for patients; EMPLOYMENT: Cancer survivors have to keep silent. 284
Join Doolan for a festive party; Christmas TV Radio. 530
Keeping the faith; Religion This year there's an overdue resurgence of religious programming. GRAHAM YOUNG meets the man at the forefront - our very own Robert Beckford. 691
Land Rover worker must wait for ruling; TRIBUNAL. 245
Letter: Your Say - A fair return. 167
Letter: Your Say - Chance for change. 96
Letter: Your Say - Cheer good guys. 187
Letter: Your Say - Cleaning rules an excuse. 203
Letter: Your Say - Funds not wasted. 134
Letter: Your Say - Missing the bus. 103
Letter: Your Say - Political decadence. 101
Letter: Your Say - Secret numbers. 121
Letter: Your Shout - IT clearly does not take. 87
Letter: Your Shout - IT strikes me that English. 93
Litter machine boost for centre; ERDINGTON. 105
Making Dirty Dancing cool; SPIN CITY WITH 3 STYLE. 318
Medical group takeover hint; HEALTH: Smith & Nephew shares surge amid Biomet bid rumour. 308
Mighty minnows put sparkle into the Carling Cup; Girl Talk. 306
Missing boys hope. 83
Missing boys hope; INVESTIGATION: Sex offender helps police over mysterious disappearance. 352
Monsters, pirates. and naked grannies! Christmas TV: Mail Film Editor GRAHAM YOUNG gives his guide to The festive movie premieres add up to a 21-gun Christmas salute. 937
Monsters, pirates...and naked grannies! Christmas TV Mail Film Editor GRAHAM YOUNG gives his guide to the best films on the box. 882
More brotherly love for Linda; In association with TV choice. 440
Movie magic on the box; Christmas TV. 244
MP in plea to return Rover cash. 178
Mum sets Great Wall charity goal; DORDON. 164
New standards in shredding. 117
North City News: Birmingham Magistrates. 322
North City News: Cameras catching criminals; CHELMSLEY WOOD: pounds 2m scheme joy. 210
North City News: Children enjoy fishy surprise; SUTTON. 228
North City News: Concerts to mark release of single; GREAT BARR. 87
North City News: Happy couple's diamond date; KINGSHURST: 60 years of wedded bliss for Leslie and Jean. 389
One boy and his dog... Christmas TV Drama A drama based on a true story about a dog helping two parents to break into their son's autistic world is ITV's main Christmas drama highlight. EMMA POMFRET explores the mysteries of After Thomas. 591
Our Say. 301
Package launched to aid HP workers. 296
Package launched to aid HP workers; Jobs. 297
Party lifts victims; SHELDON: Children bring some Christmas cheer to crime-hit old folk. 166
Pauline says so long to the Square; Christmas TV After 21 years, it's the Ender the line for Walford battle-axe Soaps. 411
Pensioner Kath gets anti-smoke message across; WALSALL. 232
Philip's a Santa special; AWARDS: RAC worker helps bring festive cheer to families in refuges. 322
Pick of the day. 176
PICK OF THE DAY; Live Spanish Football (Sky Sports 2, 9.00pm). 106
Plea over 999 calls; APPEAL: Misuse fears. 342
Police praised for drugs bust; REDDITCH: Officers tell Minister about massive haul. 339
Poll joy for Tories. 117
pounds 2m cameras are catching criminals; CHELMSLEY WOOD: More than 50 people caught by tower block CCTV. 276
pounds 5m in fines for illegal parking; COUNCIL: Ticketing level row. 299
pounds 5m in fines for illegal parking; COUNCIL: Ticketing level row. 316
Pupils are all at sea over prize. 138
Pupils bring cheer to the blind. 113
Quiz of the day. 109
Recycling drive branching out. 143
Religion Day To Day. 221
Remember When? December 2005. 128
Resolve to give the list a try; Inside View. 303
REVIEW: Sumptuous Cinderella is a winner; CINDERELLA, Birmingham Hippodrome. 226
Reviews: Hall good fun; WHITE CHRISTMAS, Symphony Hall. 249
Reviews: OCS it is! OCEAN COLOUR SCENE Carling Academy Birmingham. 235
Reward in hunt for train yobs. 172
Rise in number of racist crimes; WORCS: Muslim backlash fears unfounded. 314
Rocking and rolling with Jasper's spectacular; ENTERTAINMENT: Rock With Laughter has them in stitches at the NEC. 322
Rosie US con shock; SCAM: Family's fury as 'despicable' crooks use charity's name to syphon off cash. 344
Rugby Union: Andrew gets strife of Brian. 236
Rugby Union: Appeal date. 94
Sharon is top cop; CRIME: Detective is named West Midlands police officer of the year. 242
Sherrie's not so sweet on visit to Street. 547
Shoppers bag crook; CRIME: Police appeal to have-a-go heroines of chase to come forward. 351
Skye Skips. 126
Slippers warm toe their task; CANNOCK: Nifty footwork helps pensioners stay safe. 300
SoapWatch. 147
Solihull News: Litter lout traced - by her badge; HIGH STREET: Cigarette-dropper gave false name. 242
Solihull News: More support for carers; COUNCIL. 151
Solihull News: Planning Applications. 298
South City News: Birmingham Magistrates. 335
South City News: Court threat to eyesore owner; MOSELEY: Council action after clean-up notice ignored. 338
South City News: Hair's flowing, flowing, gone! BILLESLEY. 102
South City News: Santa brings Christmas joy to sick kids; SELLY OAK. 152
South City News: School is a victim of its own success; HARBORNE: Hugely-popular primary forced to cram pupils into Edwardian site. 292
Stargazers flocking to Thinktank; EASTSIDE. 176
Station's future right on track; BROMSGROVE. 163
Step up security and beat burglars; KIDDERMINSTER. 190
Stranded; Hundreds of flights cancelled after fog grips UK. 337
Sun Hill's an action station; ITV's stalwart drama The Bill has two episodes on TV during Christmas. Here are the highlights. 311
Suspect 'worked with Suzy'. 324
Sweet festive sounds while shopping. 143
Takeaways planned for city pub; PERRY BARR. 80
Taylor slams probe. 195
Teacher had sex with girls. 175
The day Mick and Grant had a bust-up in training. 404
The Stirrer: Cash crisis keeps pupil at home for 12 months. 412
The Stirrer: This loo is right out of order. 137
Thug hit OAP in botched robbery; SANDWELL: Crook with fake gun jailed after attempting to steal visitor's wallet. 400
Tribute to Twenties constable; FAMILY: Tragic special honoured 80 years on. 248
Tutor loses battle for backdated pension; OLTON. 261
Tutor loses pensions payments fight; HALL GREEN. 158
Veteran Hoult 'can help young pair'. 221
Vodafone India move; INDUSTRY: Price dips on pounds 7bn takeover speculation. 275
Warning on dangers of unprotected sex; HEALTH. 119
What's up, docs? Documentaries Silly and serious, there's a feast of factual television to be had over the festive period With comedy shows under-represented this Christmas, that leaves more room for documentaries than usual. 1636
WIN Banks's Bitter. 138
Windfall to aid jobless; Black Country News NETHERTON: Academy to benefit from lottery cash. 292
Wirefree provider on a roll. 196
Woman in cigarette burn scare; WOLVERHAMPTON. 148
Woss and Parky are all talk; Chat. 250
Wrack injury blow for Walsall. 107
Xmas laughs in short supply... Comedy is unseasonably weak says GRAHAM YOUNG Christmas TV. 613
Young chefs are the meal deal; Black Country News ALDRIDGE. 143
Your Stars. 747
Your Stars. 747
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