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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (June 5, 1999)

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'Control freaks' slammed over Oddy's ousting. Gray, Chris 549
'No justice' outcry in sex torture trial. Quinn, Joe 440
'Quiffs' have a head start for their holidays. 712
3Rs imbalance may create a generation of philistines. Miles, Tim 435
40 YEARS YOUNG; Ross Reyburn looks back at the launch of the Mini 40 years ago and the secrets of its phenomenal success. Rayburn, Ross 1008
6,000 to get an early glimpse of Prince Edward's big day. Milmo, Cahal 347
Aitken watch under hammer. 142
All-change for the whistle-blowers as new law comes in; JOHN DUCKERS looks at whistle-blowing and how it is becoming acceptable. Duckers, John 666
ANGLING Damsel delivers trout goods for Davies at Packington. Worth, Norman 568
Anne treated royally - eventually. Williams, Dale 339
Annie's Kitchen. 564
Annuities boost for diabetics. 210
Appointments: Gabriel goes for experience with new manager. 335
Appointments: Just the Job - Putting a shine on that job interview. 512
ATHLETICS City hosting Cup clash. 114
Axis-Shield targets pounds 10m rights issue. 212
BASKETBALL England route back to European summit goes through Hungary. Taylor, Jeff 345
Battle over law posts. 124
Battle to save rare weed. 146
Bears fail to deter stalwart share buyers. 230
Best way forward is change in Cat mark rules to help confused investors. Maunsell, Nevill Boyd 562
Billy's hard man role fools good Samaritan. 165
Blast (furnace) from the past. Reyburn, Ross 692
Blunkett panel to oversee 'fiddled' pass rates. 462
Bosnich's turn to smile for camera. Ede, Charisse 696
Boxer's pounds 4,000 up in smoke. 97
BOXING Big money inspires Calzaghe to turn in high-class display. 392
Breaking the diplomatic silence of women; Daughters of Britannia: The Lives and Times of Diplomatic Wives. By Katie Hickman. (HarperCollins pounds 19.99). Reviewed by Christine Barker. Barker, Christine 933
Britain puts 7,000 more troops on stand-by. 321
Brussels scraps duty frees. Halstead, Ian; Williams, Philip 875
Burglary and drugs put more women into jails. 246
Business Diary: Mr Angry brought down to earth with a bump. Bright, John 724
Business View: Respect for the workers remains priority for Japanese. Duckers, John 715
Business Week. 1418
Buttercup village shows off a rarity. 252
Caribbean drug lords executed; Islands plot end to relic of colonial rule. Bird, Simon 685
CD Reviews by Peter Bacon. 661
CD Reviews by Terry Grimley. 491
CD Reviews. Evans, Simon 610
Clinton eager for proof of withdrawal. 178
Cocaine seizures mount up. 125
COMMENT Fighting the real issues in Europe. Bushill-matthews, Philip 604
Comment: Letters. 2308
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Competition: WIN CRICKET WORLD CUP TICKETS. 130
Cricket: Flintoff writes name into Lancs folklore. 144
Cricket: Glamorgan looking to bonus system. 152
Cricket: Home-ground Staffs debut for happy Jervis. 122
Cricket: Imperious Smith pipped for century. 158
Cricket: Morris finds target after reaching ton. 163
Cricket: Ratcliffe puts skids under sorry Kent. 142
Cricket: Runs galore as Northants scent victory. 139
Cricket: Welch makes determined case to keep Bears place; At Edgbaston (third day): Middlesex are 136 for four in their first innings. Milledge, Adrian 285
Cricket: Weston sees Derbyshire out of gloom. 146
Cricket: World Cup - McGrath dismantles stars of India; At The Oval: Australia (282 for six) beat India (205) by 77 runs. Field, David 1086
Cricket: World Cup - Minnows prepared to upset the apple cart. 250
Cricket: World Cup - Waugh takes comfort in Aussie win. 208
Cricket: World Cup - Woolmer keeping well away from hyped speed-kings clash. Hodgson, Myles 744
Dance CD's. 222
Dando snoopers keep jobs. 93
Date set for Pinochet's extradition hearing. William, Helen 384
Define and refine - the future of pensions. 363
Dial up, log on - and move in. 114
Doctors' strike threat. 125
Don't write me off yet; Defiant Shearer aims to roast Swedes in Euro crunch clash. Casey, Phil 869
DOWN YOUR WAY Secrets of Harlaston gardens; Ross Reyburn visits a tiny Staffordshire village which boasts five GPs, a dentist, a vet and some unusual sculpture. Reyburn, Ross 1544
Every schoolboy's dream. Slavitt, David R. 1267
Everyday story of a cool operator; Breaking The Code: Westminster Diaries. By Gyles Brandreth (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, pounds 20). Reviewed by Simon Evans. Evans, Simon 334
EXHIBITIONS PICTURE OF THE WEEK; Works of art in public collections in the Midlands. The Widow of an Indian Chief watching the Arms of her deceased Husband (1785) by Joseph Wright (1734-1797). Derby Museum & Art Gallery. 636
Film man cleared of cannabis charge. 190
Finance: Stocks and shares in pinstripes and pyjamas. Halstead, Ian 523
Fire crews rescue narrowboat families after two days of hell on high waters. Aitchison, Neil 395
First Choice shares slump as EC investigates deal. 325
Football: Consistent Boyd done good for Scots. Gaunt, Ken 533
Football: Cort in the act to swamp Swedes; England U-21 3 Sweden U-21 0. Curtis, John 378
Football: Daish accepts it's all over after long injury battle. Milledge, Adrian 535
Football: Giggs still has drive for Welsh success. Walker, Paul 661
Football: Mystery over Keane 'move'. 247
Football: No selling Villa down lazy river of star signings. Ward, Michael 727
Football: Shirt show costs Wales dear as Italy romp home; Italy U-21 6 Wales U-21 2. 176
Football: Triumph fires new feeling of Scots unity; Scotland U-21 1 N Ireland U-21 1. 154
Football: United's big-match Cup too full to keep pot boiling. 706
Forged passport asylum-seeker walks free from court after airport arrest. 444
Francis sets sights on North-east pair. Milledge, Adrian 356
Free Internet on Skynow. 100
Friends reunited after 60 years. 195
Gardening Diary. 690
Girl stuck in Tube doors. 118
Going west to avoid Europe's troublespots. Parsons, Claudia 687
Golf: Clarke finds finishing burst. Garrod, Mark 611
Golf: Hackney hits form with good timing. 334
Golf: Spencer glad of Royal call but wary of handicap rules. Blair, Michael 498
Golf: Wainwright facing Storm. 181
Governments called in over C&W battle. 268
Great illustrations make for a monster good book; Alison Davison looks at some current children's books about the family and other animals. Davison, Alison 745
Hard work in TV is criminal. Wilson, David 476
Heritage blow for hotel redevelopment scheme. Keely, Alistair; Aitchison, Neil 629
High Street, low success for Isas; Special Correspondent Peter Axon concludes his two-part assessment of Individual Savings Accounts. Axon, Peter 931
Hit advice on sunscreen; There's no excuse for not protecting your skin, says Ros Dodd. Even number one hits mention it. Dodd, Ros 1396
Home is where the heart is. Roberts, Gabriel 614
Home-buyers urged to fix up the future over mortgages. 522
Homeowners to benefit from BNRR. 212
Hotel staff in pay strike. 83
How you can now find a rose by any name; The most popular flower in the garden isn't always easy to track down in all its varieties, but Roger Clarke can help. Clarke, Roger 1566
Hughes denies part in Kennedy 'smear' plot. 241
In brief. 116
In harmony with nature; Jo Ind explains how the Chinese art of feng shui can be applied to the garden. Ind, Joe 923
Industry targets insurance cowboys. Halstead, Ian 479
Insurance penalty for the loyal. 235
INTERVIEW Mid-life crisis mirth; Arts Editor Terry Grimley meets the stars of the eagerly awaited RSC production of a Shakespearean classic. What's nice about great writers like Chekhov and Shakespeare is that they did write for older people. Grimley, Terry 948
Jobs for life ruled out in new generation game. Ede, Charisse 614
Just Browsing. 716
Just storms in a teacup or is this really Noah's Ark II?; We should beware of reading too much into the recent bout of bad weather says Finola Lynch. 792
Leader: Europe's back door Budget. 486
LIFESTYLE Welcome to the crowded house. 1795
LIVING IT UP Barbie in the park; Lazy Latino rhythms came to Birmingham when a barbecue night was held in the courtyard of the MAC. Flemming Emil Hansen was there to salsa to the beat in the, thankfully, balmy atmosphere. Pictures: Kirsty Wigglesworth. Wigglesworth, Kirsty 551
Lockerbie court to decide on plea for more time. 169
Lockerbie court to decide on plea for more time. 557
Looted picture to be returned. 145
Lowering the stakes in pensions proposals. 531
Macho Jacko set for tough talks with military chiefs. 385
Majestic taking on a flavour of France. Dodd, Ros 620
Me and My Health: Annie Nightingale. 395
Menzies pays pounds 4.9m for cargo handler. 257
MEP candidate supports economic stability of euro. Summers, Deborah 306
MGs back on track at Silverstone. 224
Midlands Millenium The land built by old king coal; Chris Upton mines a rich vein of history to discover what made the Black Country black, while Ross Reyburn finds that mining in the region these days is a heritage experience. Upton, Chris 781
MP Clark recovering from brain operation. Smith, Jon 348
Much ado about nothing rattles frail euro. Gray, Chris 482
NIGHT OUT IN LONDON He came, he saw, he almost conquered; Julius Caesar. Shakespeare's Globe. Box Office: 0171 401 9919. Maunsell, Indi Boyd 506
Now Boarding! 592
Nuts & Bolts Splash out on decent gutters. 768
Offer: Take your seats for a literary treat. 586
One-armed bowler aiming to take cricket world by storm. 313
Out of the darkness. 108
Palace dismisses royal rich list as 'overblown'. Archer, Peter 317
Panic warns over Yugoslav civil war. 166
Patients face new crisis on wards. 343
Peace-keeping Paras get call to Kosovo as end to conflict nears. 385
PICK OF THE WEEK THE PLAY. 384
Plain-clothes police play caps and robbers. 154
Pointe me in profit's direction. 181
Police Special used blue flashing light on car to 'play' around in traffic. 350
Policeman in stockings jailed for raping girl. Graham, Ian 466
POST REVIEWS Elgar's endless Enigma; Enigma Variations Centenary Concert Worcester Cathedral. Morley, Christopher 244
POST REVIEWS Romantic replacement; Melvyn Tan St Leonard's Church, Bridgnorth. Morley, Christopher 244
Post Script. 162
pounds 2.5m train hit by leaks. 102
Priest's sex abuse victims to sue council. Worrall, Boris 551
Profile: Weaving a 200-year-old tradition. Duckers, John 1123
Property: In praise of a restoration drama. Lennox, Marsya 651
Property: Property that is top of its class; A fine traditional Cotswold stone that has been beautifully restored into a family home. 155
Racing: Charismatic triple bid. 108
Racing: Ellis scores at Catterick. 339
Racing: Epsom's big day is deserving of better. 842
Racing: Ramruma runs rivals ragged. 175
Racing: Soft option puts Daliapour high in Derby frame. Veritas 688
Refugees may face uncertain future. 357
Rock apes to be put on Pill. 94
Romping through Rome with a kind-hearted rogue; F.E. Pardoe One Virgin Too Many. By Lindsey Davis (Century pounds 15.99). Reviewed by F E Pardoe. 647
Rover pinning hopes on R75. Williams, Philip 641
RUGBY UNION The multinational approach paying off for super club. Cooper, Terry 580
Rugby Union: Henry getting tough with scruffy Wales. 357
Rugby Union: Waratahs wary of Irish confidence. 197
Russian reservations over peace plan. 250
Sale of the century as BA cuts fares. 380
Second Marley musician dies in Jamaica shooting. 92
Silence is the sight of exquisite jewellery; Richard Edmonds saviours a preview showing of a breathtaking exhibition of Falize jewellery. Edmonds, Richard 1337
Sports Digest. 417
Stars on song for TV. 107
Sterling work ahead for lobby group's chairman. Jacobs, Kurt 308
Strikes go on as allies wait for Milosevic. Ross, Anne Marie 645
Student loans prompt rise in debt problems. 170
Style Council Colour with confidence. Lucy, Helen 531
Sums add up to Midshires surprise; Halifax subsidiary claims better rates that mutuals. Halstead, Ian 739
Surviving in a changing world. Harrison, Stephen 262
Teenage girls subjected to 15-minute sex attack. 689
Teenager gets three years for church fire. 389
Teenagers find man's body. 766
TELEVISION Time to call in the professional; Martin Shaw first hit the big time playing a 1970s' cop. Now he's fulfilling his ambition to play doctors and nurses, he tells Rob Driscoll. Driscoll, Rob 1021
Ten Facts about amphibians. 164
Tennis: Carter hoping for renewed life to spring from 1998's watery grave; Michael Ward meets the First Lady of lawns who has a watchful eye on the weather. Ward, Michael 580
Tennis: Graf's desire fuels Paris glory march. 314
Tennis: Lovestruck Medvedev waiting for Agassi. Shine, Ossian 719
Tennis: THE DFS CLASSIC Priory's grass courts favour with Zvereva; Tennis Correspondent Michael Ward on the Belarus ace back in business at Edgbaston. Ward, Michael 1030
That was the week that was. 347
The Fiona Lynch Interview: Audience with aunt Margaret. Lynch, Fiona 1968
The Gardening Club We won't sting you with our flaming nettles. Surridge, Peter 622
The neighbours from hell. Beattie, Jason 594
The world is your oyster; She sells seashells in Birmingham city centre . . . Jo Ind reports on the current enthusiasm for using shells in your home. 970
THEME FOR THE DAY. 735
There's newt to do but pay up; Endangered species forces tip to close at cost of pounds 100,000. Worrall, Boris 616
Thousands gather to remember the Tiananmen deaths. Duffy, Tara Suilen 483
To be a success or not to be a success; Bosses work with the Bard to find business solutions. Bellaby, Mara 520
Toy story is plunging sales at Hamley's. 293
Travel: Go along for the rides; Florida offers a host of rollercoaster and theme park thrills. Phil Gould tests them out. Gould, Phil 1149
Treacle Mary and the duck's takeover; A Winchcombe guided town walk has a lot to offer clubs, says Richard Shurey. Shurey, Richard 671
TSB customers switching assets. Dresser, Guy 441
TV chef Brian tries a class act in the city; Ready, Steady, Cook is a soft option for Brian Turner after a Birmingham school.Finola Lynch reports. Lynch, Fiona 1096
US ban costly for UK pig farmers; Belgian food scare to hit British pork. Murphy, Eileen 660
US bid for thread firm Hicking all sewn up. Lindsay, Robert 488
Voice of radio's Educating Archie dies at 83. Barnes, Anthony 225
Waiting lists up as staff take holidays. Gray, Chris 372
Wall Street influence yanks up Footsie. 505
Wartime PoW camp for sale. 113
West Cork - just the ticket. Edmonds, Lucinda 629
What now for the just warriors? 1408
WINE OFFERS. 143
Worries at return to homeland. 283
Writing on wall for Arjo staff. 133
Yogic take-off plan for euro. 191
Your Honour: United - we can travel a long way; Christopher Bulman, a prime mover in local and national traffic management, received the OBE for services to the community. 729

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