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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (January 16, 1999)

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Title Author Type Words
'Honest' Pc stole club cash for gambling. 376
999 services stand by for stormy spell. 145
Al Fayed hits back at 'pathetic' du Cann. 404
Alf's demise raises grave issue. 133
Angling: Chasing rainbows at Packington. 402
Antiques: No lacquer chairs for lack of cash. 1068
Appeal Court overturns Nadir pilot's conviction. Colley, Jan; Butler, Jo 442
Arrest in golf body inquiry. 103
Arrest over child kidnaps. 80
Arts: Robbie relights his fire; Former Take That heartthrob Robbie Williams comes to Birmingham next month. Simon Evans looks back at a short but successful career. Evans, Simon 765
Arts: SHER JOY TO SEE; For a man with a reputation of being difficult, Richard Edmonds finds Antony Sher a pleasure to meet and a revelation to watch on stage. Sher is impossible to categorise, being at once an actor at the top of his profession, a highly-rated novelist and an exhibited painter. Edmonds, Richard 1960
Arts: Your prize albums of the year. 418
Basketball: Webber gets on board to shore up Bullets. 309
Believe Monica's story and you prove Clinton is guilty. 640
BMW boss paves way for return to life of Riley. 562
Books: A joyous toast to the success of absent friends; F E PARDOE'S CRIMEFILE. 560
Books: A look at the Jean-Paul Sartre of pop. 589
Books: All the fun of the Vanity Fair; Vanity Fair, by William Thackery. Read by Miriam Margolyes. (HarperCollins, pounds 8.99.) Reviewed by Kurt Jacobs. 81
Books: An uncomfortable look at a painful subject; A Fine and Private Place. By Anne Atkins (Sceptre, pounds 16.99). Reviewed by Christine Barker. 270
Books: Bizarre lives in Stockport; Fat Hen. By Richard Francis. (Fourth Estate, pounds 9.99). Reviewed by Stephen Harrison. 160
Books: Piaf's legendary days of wine and la vie en rose; Piaf - A Passionate Life. By David Bret (Robson Books, pounds 17.95). La Vie En Rose: The Singers and Songs of 20th Century Paris. By Pierre Delanoe (Thames & Hudson, pounds 19.95). Reviewed by Richard Edmonds. 1137
Books: Regency romp is easy on the brain; Fool's Gold by Jane Jakeman (Headline, pounds 16.99) Reviewed by Christine Baker. 255
Books: Sex is cheap but the drugs do work. 570
Bowls: Classy Foster rides storms. 130
Boxing: Buffalo on rampage is true threat to Tyson. MALLEY, From FRANK 507
Boxing: Schwer aims to celebrate en route to millennium. 304
Business View: Back in the good old days when others came first. 733
Buyers bank on scenting a bargain. 239
CD reviews. 1043
Check the small print when thumbing through those 'bargain' mortgages. 723
Children at risk hit by council. 562
Collecting: Solihull on the collectors' map. 814
Comment: Just who's du Cann kidding?; Mohamed Al Fayed defends himself against Sir Edward du Cann's deportation attack. Fayed, Mohammed 2240
Comment: Rotten work in Europe's heart. Bushill-matthews, Philip 683
Communities to boost learning zones. 437
Company fined after air pipe prank goes wrong. 261
Consumers in dark over tax-free savings. 349
Cost of Jerry divorce may set a new British high. Walker, Peter 381
Cricket: Boucher ton regains high ground for South Africa. 571
Cricket: Gatting's young guns face NZ backlash. 207
Cricket: Warne to rescue of under-fire England. Cricket, From DAVID FIELD 1124
Cricket: Warwicks trio close in on World Cup places. 374
Cricket: Williamson stands by League set-up. 150
Crime and punishment. Wilson, David 435
Defiant road protesters take to trees at fifth camp. 290
Dividend income set to face taxing time; Who is really benefiting from the Pep phenomenon? The investment company, the salesman or you? 645
Down your way: Winning ways from Puddle gang; Birmingham Rowing Club is one of the city's oldest sporting clubs. Ross Reyburn pays it a visit. Reyburn, Ross 1820
Drink spree driver jailed for fatal crash. 277
Drivers who have a job to get cover. 209
Drug abuse shame of public school pupils. 96
Dublin docklands development has brought multinationals into port; Green, green glass of Irish economic expansion. 969
Eco-warriors fighting the Birmingham Northern Relief. 367
Europe registers a record with 14 million car sales. 605
Ex-soldier tells of 21-day survival ordeal. 254
Ferrum rebels lose fight to oust bosses. 269
Firm escapes action over fire-walking stunt. 223
Food & Drink: ANNIE'S KITCHEN. 556
Food & Drink: Singles night for connoisseurs; Traditionally whisky and Burns suppers are great partners. Ros Dodd recommends some class acts for your toast. Dodd, Ross 508
Food & Drink: Tartan up dullest month with the really big Mac; The big Scottish celebration can be enjoyed by all, says Finola Lynch, as she offers some haggis hints, tatty tips and neeps know-how. Lynch, Finola 1114
Football: Allner back on road to Wembley; NON-LEAGUE FOCUS. 311
Football: Consistent Blues must be wary of Tykes. 516
Football: Crazy timing has next generation on back burner; Good enough and old enough: Villa's Gareth Barry. Scott, Ged 525
Football: Graydon's policy to overcome direct line. 344
Football: Hale not so hearty as money-grabbers' stranglehold cripples game; Hawthorns supremo Hale says money-grabbers will bankrupt game. 711
Football: Hendry Killies off sensitive Villa fans. Scott, Ged 146
Football: In-form Huckerby needs protection - Strachan. 269
Football: Merson moves in and out of Villa's picture; Off-screen ace Merson back in Villa frame. 749
Football: No Win, no fee worry for absent defender. Scott, Ged 221
Football: Old Trafford hero best man to blast new millionaires. Scott, Ged 282
Football: pounds 7.5m Hartson signs up for Crazy Gang to relight spluttering career. 1116
Football: Villa's Alabi could prove expensive. 187
Football: Wolves welcome old boy Taylor but lay plans for drawing Hornets' sting. 524
Former Lord Chief Justice dies in hospital. 159
Fresh hopes of Arriva deal. 149
Future of Pinochet Law Lord `in doubt'. 584
Gang jailed for antique thefts; pounds 6m antiques theft gang sent to jail. 238
Gardening: Get a share of that old pagan thing with a bit of tree worship; Roger Clark warbles on about the willow which can be a bringer of joy, sound and colour to your garden. Clark, Roger 1187
Golf: K Club joy as Smurfit course wins Ryder vote. 366
Golf: Trailblazing Els blows up storm on testing day. 907
Gulf study offers some hope. 208
Health and inefficiency. Edmonds, Lucinda 589
Hero head foils knife attack. 140
Hockey: Sutton on floor with little hope of rising. 473
Hospital for father who killed baby. 185
I was raped by ghost, says haunted cottage buyer. Brooks, Damien 367
Ice hockey: Tongue-lashing tactics at Blaze. 378
If you are a Sagittarian, watch your plumbing. 417
Interview: Paul Young - Fame is old hat to Paul; Finola Lynch meets Paul Young and discovers the country side of the former king of white soul. Lynch, Finola 2023
Investors retreat as currency devalues. 245
Investors take AIM for lucrative return; But all shares come with a health warning. 803
IRA breakaway gang rounded up; Undercover swoop after RUC station is attacked. Kite, Melissa 523
IT pupils impress Charles. 177
Jarvis voices concern at future of BBC radio drama. Burdon, Jackie 476
Jason Beattie on Saturday: No real poetry stanza chance. Beattie, Jason 604
Jobs boost as inner-city area wins pounds 1.3m facelift. 198
John Bright Business Diary: Wolf dressed in anorak and flat cap is hard to swallow. 519
Just the job: Negotiation is key to better rewards. Shirley-Priest, Sarah 549
Leading article: Mr Blair's poodles. 446
Letter: Such a perfect euro day. 1913
Living it up: In tune with local songsmiths. Ind, Words: Jo 393
Market Report: Real good news as Brazilian currency floats away. 332
Midland Digest. 678
MIDLANDS millennium White Goddess who rode out of ancient folklore; The origins of the Godiva legend investigated by Chris Upton while Ross Reyburn finds out what she means today. Upton, Chris 714
Millennium panic account withdrawals bugging banks. 674
Muslims protest over Israelis in Jerusalem; Capitals erupt with anti-Israeli protests. 150
Mutual row as Midshires bans meeting. 292
NBM aiming to deliver knockout blow in battle for Blockleys. 306
New code should bring home comfort. 233
News Digest. 631
Night out in London: Shocking stench of corruption and incompetence; The Colour of Justice. Tricycle. The Memory of Water. Vaudeville. Perfect Days. Hampstead. 582
No government without us, warns Adams. Graham, Ian 231
North Sea slump blamed for Shell job losses. 91
Obituary: Teacher's life devoted to helping young. 216
Pensioner dies after finding his home ransacked. 312
Pensions mis-selling firms chivvied into action. 534
People left in the dark over Peps and Tessas. 225
Peter, time to grow up and plan for retirement. 329
Phone firms may be in line for Oftel fines. 129
Police motorcyclist's death prompts escort duty review. 406
Post Script. 122
pounds 1m research centre will have designs on living in the next century. 330
pounds 4m oil spill fine record-breaker; Port chief finds penalty staggering. Berry, Brendan 707
Prison officers suspended. 113
Profile: Sue Battle - Chamber chief unveils Battle plan; History-maker aims to be firm and determined. 1381
Property man's pounds 7,000 benefit scam. 312
Puppy hurled from car on to motorway. 213
Questionnaires to assess state of police officers' morale; Force to question officers amid fears of low morale. 370
Quickie split for Lloyd Webber. 108
Racing: Ever Blessed poised to rip apart the formbook. 584
Racing: Round-up. 177
Racing: Round-up. 301
Rallying: Focused McRae may stall on starting line. GORDON, From IAN 482
Reforms open the mayoral door to Archer. 337
Release date agony of dead officer's family. Harris, Bill 316
Rent rises help boost Saville's purchasing. 276
Road safety campaign cuts child fatal accidents. 578
Rugby Union: England TV conflict with Euro partners. 431
Rugby Union: Exiles show must go on - De Beer. 502
Rugby Union: Kiwis confident they will welcome Lions. 219
Rugby Union: Paid rugby clubbing itself to death. Scott, Ged 662
Rugby Union: Real world promoting desperate measures. 609
Saga can make 'best insurer' claim. 233
Saturday Business Week. 1379
Second JBA profit warning leads to confidence crisis. 317
Sentenced to death by the brick wall method. 150
Severn Trent to rip up. 269
Sex assault on woman, 91. 107
Sime's relaunch as Venture Capital gamble pays off. 180
Singapore to be leader of the Asian tiger pack. 614
Smartcard revolution offers the possibility of hard cash. 659
Snooker: Hallett's salvage job fit to rank with the best. 258
Soldier denies assault over Drumcree rioting. 142
Squeaky wheel doesn't get the oil. 260
Student stunt shuts motorway. 85
Television: A sunny outlook. Keal, Graham 1076
Tennis: Heat and ill health floors Graf. 402
Tennis: Henman targets final after favourable draw. 341
The accent is still English as Noddy returns from Canada. Barnes, Anthony 258
The pain of MP's sacking affair; Secretary's feelings were unfortunate says wife. 678
The truth about Lady Godiva laid bare. 762
Time running out for building society victims. 722
Tragedy after doctor collapses at work. 494
Travel: HOT SPOTS FOR 1999. 684
Travel: Now Boarding. 510
Travel: Paradise in an ox-drawn cart. Webster, Colin 948
Volvo makes a move for Scania; Prospects of a takeover battle loom large. 703
Warning on cash for annuities. 186
Weekend: WELCOME TO WOLVERHAMPTON; Immigrants are nothing new to the Midlands. Chris Upton looks at the history of arrivals at a Midlands crossroads town. Violence and drunkenness were common just at a time when English local government was beginning to outlaw it. Upton, Chris 2376
What's on: PICK OF THE WEEK. 590
Yeltsin under fire from mayor. 158
Yemen suspects charged. 707
Your Honour: Career gave youth the silver service; Jim Richardson was awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours List for services to the Birmingham Association of Youth Clubs. 753
Youth tells of sex with TV reporter. 241

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