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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (February 7, 1998)

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'Sick of the Scots' Wood has some tricks up his sleeve. 342
4,000 die as quake rocks Afghanistan. 292
A little help with that nesting instinct. 1254
A return tie for Big Ron. 340
Adebola hovers in background at St Andrew's; pounds 1m buy eyes place in first-choice XI. 525
Agana back to carry the Bulls load. 197
Airport scanner wrecks Attenborough's bird film. 500
Alfa roars in with a sporting chance. 704
All aboard for a rather exciting ride in a country seat; ARCHIVE. 588
All that glitter - and gold too; Phil Murphy reports from that White House ball. 463
Amateur footballer is cleared of headbutting referee. 349
ANNIE'S KITCHEN. 583
Asian car sales set to plummet as the economic turmoil takes its toll. 393
Asian gloom means sunshine all the way for adventurous holidaymakers. 258
Badfinger: pointed in the wrong direction; Without You: The Tragic Story of Badfinger. By Dan Matovina (Frances Gl over Books, pounds 12.99). Reviewed by Simon Evans. 394
Bell sounds his challenge. 130
Big names are losing out as battle for share of the local airwaves goes on. 471
Blues get financial house in good order. 549
Bowring lays down Five Nations law on eve of Welsh acid test. 344
Budding chefs get the chance to cook up a winning recipe; Pasta the test and a family holiday in Italy could be yours, as Hannah Stephenson reports. 937
Bullets are in mood for Palace date. 271
Bus stop blast `work of Mardi Gra bomber'. 161
Business Week. 1260
Censorship and secrecy. 423
Charles saddened by bombs. 283
Chief executive role for former Rover boss. 392
Choice FM goes on the line as the rumours mount. 305
Chris fires salvo at BBC. 127
CIS joins battle with high-interest account. 350
City's disgraceful record. 1940
Clinton threatens to bomb Iraq; Russia says peaceful end to crisis unlikely and warns of military strik e danger. 453
Co-op on bandwagon with new-style 'divi'. 382
Collectors mourn pioneer's sudden death. 824
Cosker turns corner after calling. Cricket, From MYLES HODGSON 598
Credit card holders pay over odds. 145
Critchley's vegetable knife out for Tories. 347
Curtain up on Peggy's secret life; The Secret Woman: A Life of Peggy Ashcroft. By Garry O'Connor. (Orion, pounds 7.99). Reviewed by Christine Barker. 224
Customs net pounds 20,000 liquor in dawn raid. 265
David Lodge's careful home truths about life imitating his art. 1741
Diana's hospital is facing threat of closure. 494
Digby turns spotlight on battle of the big boys. Duckers, John 762
Direct way to save time on paying those regular bills; Guide to Direct Debits. 666
Doherty's delight at the sweet smell of success. 490
Double pay for staff at University of First Age. 377
Down Your Way Birthplace of US's first rail loco; Ross Reyburn visits Wollaston, a village with `one of the most signific ant industrial monuments in the United Kingdom'. 1602
Driver who killed elderly couple jailed. 210
Drunk driver gives himself up to police. 169
Dyeing to find out the truth about the hair apparent. 328
Edwards adding strings to bow in pursuit of gold. 412
Embargoed to 0001 Saturday February 7. 193
Embarking on the trail of circus's Mr Elusive; Let's do Lunch. Jacobs, Kurt 414
Everlasting attraction of the nude in art; A new exhibition in the Cotswolds is previewed by Richard Edmonds. 817
Father who stole from school PTA walks free. 367
Fireman demoted over sick leave. 186
Five times bigger than the average detached; Marsya Lennox goes down on the farm. 567
Five-wicket Fraser sparks England fire. BALDWIN, From MARK 1093
Footsie shakes off early blues and ends on a high. 414
Frost at home as rivals are putt in place. Golf, From MARK STOKES 433
Fujitsu warns of 80pc slump. 597
Gallery of luxury. 165
Gardening. 1437
Gas explosion in warehouse fire. 118
Gays stay silent about attacks on the streets of fear. 501
Gentlemen prefer finding blondes. 360
Grande's finale at the hands of Hingis. 431
Great expectations taking their toll on Woodward. 648
Halifax seeks home loans business with insurance move. 428
Hard-pressed mother is cleaned out. 276
High-speed trains could cause mayhem to slower commuter services. 393
Him of Praise goes on trial for Aintree tilt. 671
Hip op hooray as pounds 1m Lottery winner celebrates. 381
Hoddle denies affair with tycoon's wife. 362
Invest in the comforts of home or office. 82
Investor's extra help in court. 380
ISAs will fail in long term say advisers. 260
Jobcentres will fight ageism as Bill is blocked. 231
JUST BROWSING. 224
Kidderminster confront worst fears. 447
Kiwis find top form to demolish Zimbabwe. 251
Lawyer challenges study on implants. 357
Legal fears for Muscat. 299
Lewinsky link rumour puts distracted Norman off pace. 329
Long ride with a slow song; Audacity's Song. By Jeremy Poolman (Faber & Faber, pounds 9.99). Review ed by Peter Bacon. 344
Looking back on the papal legacy; The Papacy. Edited by Paul Johnson (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, pounds 25). Reviewed by Monica Foot. 693
Loyalty points way to high-value items. 241
Luck of the Irish over TVs turns out to be blarney. 338
Man puts would-be robbers to flight with umbrella. 620
Marston displays pedigree. 104
McRae well placed for Swedish charge. 121
Midshires pledges fair deal for all in pay-out. 629
Mixed fortunes for Midlands as new home prices rise. 193
Moseley name names as 13 proves unlucky for several more. 494
Nerves on the slippery ski slopes. 716
New-look French aim to catch the world's eye. BALDOCK, From ANDREW 925
No promises on future of hospital's casualty unit. 250
No respite on the road for slipshod Coventry; Newport 34 Coventry 10. 387
Non-stop flight record for balloon. 747
NOW BOARDING. 375
Olsson dreams of Olympic gold in Nagano. Olympics, Winter 219
On the trail of forgotten accounts. 170
Page-turner traces the life of a genius; Turner. A Life. By James Hamilton. (Sceptre, pounds 7.99). Reviewed by Christine Barker. 221
Pension fears revealed for selmployed. 260
pounds 15m deal seals fate of TI welding division. 287
Praise for officers who helped find kidnapper. 221
Prepare now for life to begin at 50; Few can afford the 'considerable' pension cuts - so start saving. 1861
Prescott's scorched earth shock. 171
President defiant on Lewinsky affair. 556
President's fury over White House leaks. 541
Press club reaches deals with creditors. 470
Pressure on Powerscreen over pounds 46m `black hole'. 282
Price rises for United's newspapers. 177
Prominent place for halimbered home. 173
Proposal `will destroy grammars' Dorrell enters debate over plans to make schools admit all pupils. 415
Protesters head for the trees. 345
Pru takes Pride in new banking centre. 439
Pupils are warned after walk-out. 221
Quarryman who seems hard as stone; Midland boss has weathered some very bitter takeover battles Saturday P rofile. 1201
Radio buffs whittle down British hopes for the European song contest. 189
Rates may plummet mortgage payers told. 520
Record crowds set to visit boat and caravan show at their leisure. 242
Renault aims to be as cost-competitive as Toyota. 501
Rover in the back seat for quality. 566
Rusedski's romp has Damm on the ropes. 434
Savers fail to understand finance products. 368
Seal nets pounds 1m Orchid account. 357
Senior officer served force for 40 years. 187
Sex case jury shown video of sobbing scout. 193
Sex offender hits out over parole. 930
Shake-out for sports fashion specialists. 513
Sickness plagues failing school; Crash programme as teachers go off ill. 490
Ski-death plane was flying too low, admit US military. 586
Small investors say buy, buy as merger mania leads to record. 215
Smith revisits scene of the crime vowing to build on success. 595
Soldier's gun death 'suspicious'. 129
Solicitor accuses Irvine of operating `old boys' network'. 381
Solihull to set Swindon ablaze. 314
Speed gets in fast lane with debut for Magpies. 511
Staunton saga overtaken by more pressing Villa matters. 653
Steel set for year of growth. 221
Straightening the record; INSIDE OUT. Wilson, David 625
Struggling Sutton have ailing Sixsmith on standby. 636
Teacher is suspended 'over drugs'. 127
Telfer looks for to Dublin battle for confidence-builder. 312
The ancient and modern; Ros Dodd visits Israel, where the past and present collide. 1007
The Credenhill connection; THE GO-BETWEEN Ross Reyburn helps an ex-RAF man look for a former colle ague. 495
The excess that killed tragic star Hutchence. 626
The friendly fuel of the future. 616
The man of wheels; YOUR HONOUR Mr John Bishop was made an MBE in the New Year Honours for services to local authority transport. 882
The Maverick Theatre Company is Educating Rita at Kings Heath. Anthea B evan took her camera along.; Seeing the Mavericks Educating Rita. 154
THE POLITICAL GATHERING. 757
THE PROSPERO OF STRATFORD; Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Adrian Noble talks to Arts Editor Terry Grimley about the additional difficulties of being accountant and administrator. 1524
The secret life of a man of letters. 810
THE SHOWBIZ GATHERING. 456
THE SOCIAL GATHERING. 558
THE YEAR OF LIVING OSTENTATIOUSLY; The background to the choice of Birmingham for three big events is cons idered by Dennis Ellam. 566
THEME FOR THE DAY. 749
Three jailed for death of pastor. 114
Tours of duty ends in defeat. 247
Toyota set to narrow sales gap on rival Nissan. 399
Triumph of Hope over honours system; Speechless: Veteran entertainer Bob Hope with golfer Fred Couples. 277
Trout anglers beat the cold at Cound to land rainbows. 561
Trying so hard - but not enough to score a success; How did successful businessmen make Moseley rugby club such a financial failure, asks Graham Findlay. 834
TV stations plan collapses as lone bidder pulls out. 564
Two hurt and dog shot dead as domestic turns to terror. 321
Under-fire Bank of England stands firm over credit controls. 334
Vicar's prayer for victim. 194
Wages pressure as executives in demand. 491
Watchdog bites pensions firm. 500
Watchdogs still have teeth, says Spottiswoode. 326
Water wander everywhere; RAMBLING. 578
Waving? No, drowning; POST REVIEW Dubstar Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall. 262
We can grant Boli's wish, says Sorensen. 262
Woman jailed for threatening paedophile's wife with crossbow. 403
Women at the helm in Royal Navy. 228
Women MPs `are Stepford Wives' Labour's Sedgemore risks wrath after saying Blair seems to be `above Go d'. 765

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