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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (February 17, 2001)

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'Miser' tag libel victory for Sugar. 518
14mph Benz races through MoT test; Good little runner: 101-year-old car still rolling. 271
A terse, tense and ultimately heart-wrenching tale; The Company of Strangers. By Robert Wilson (HarperCollins, pounds 12.99). Reviewed by Christine Barker. 493
Alchemy boss blames woes on lack of skills. 425
Aluminium shows its mettle as use in cars accelerates. 734
American-style dock around the clock idea given cautious welcome. 480
Angling: Packington trout worth the weight. 353
Antiques & collecting: One small step for man - one giant leap for enthusiasts; As the 40th anniversary nears of the first man in space to orbit the earth, Harry Hawkes looks back to the Cold War - and forward to a sale of space memorabilia in London next month. 1054
Antiques & collecting: Paris bound for world of antiquaires; Try a cross-Channel jaunt in spring for a romantic search for antiques, books and prints, says Richard Edmonds. 1173
Appointments: Better deal for Harris. 440
Archive. 144
Archive: Day out in the tunnel of lime; Chris Upton looks back at the days when Dudley's underground canals for the extraction of limestone first became a huge tourist attraction Dudley's subterranean world. 941
Archive: Tourist attraction that keeps on growing; Ross Reyburn reports on the latest ventures of the Dudley Canal Tunnel Preservation Society, which succeeded in reopening the limestone tunnel for visitors in 1972. 774
Art of business: Sponsorship to tune of pounds 20,000. 148
At the movies: Business as usual; Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman's showbusiness partnership continues even though the couple have separated. 452
Athletics: Merry to step up gear for Christie. 847
Badminton: Yonex sponsorship in doubt. 201
Basketball: Garcia stars to grab win from jaws of Sharks; Sheffield Sharks 79 Birmingham Bullets 91. 382
Better repairs pledge for tenants. 267
Birmingham Post Comment: Crime pays? 201
Birmingham Post Comment: Cuts may jeopardise safety of public. 262
BMW denies Rolls-Royce switch to Germany. 135
Book lines. 618
Books Between the lines of artists' letters; The Letters of Sir Joshua Reynolds. 898
Boxing: Little help from Kelly's mates key to defence. 304
Boy dies in fourth hanging in 12 months. 298
Boys to stay at school after sex ordeal for pupil. 518
Brush up on the Blues. 80
Bulger killers 'free in May'. 564
Bumper bill for go-slow zones. 435
cd reviews: classical. 459
cd reviews: CLUB COMPILATIONS. 544
cd reviews: jazz. 664
cd reviews: off the record; Too talented TO BE BITTER. 616
cd reviews: rock and pop. 815
Chess. 320
Coroner slams prison. 171
Couch potato: X hits the spot; Videos of the Week. 897
Cricket: Bears left-handers in pole position to provide rare treat. 552
Cricket: England in spin over Giles injury. 718
Cricket: Jacobs cracker proves A-team choker. 334
Cricket: Keith Piper chooses Primary Club as nominated charity. 138
Cricket: Piper guarantees Bears benefit. 959
Cruise control: Visitors dock at NEC show. 164
Culture: Cinema Listings. 86
Culture: Rambling: Absorbing and inspirational; Motionhouse MAC, Cannon Hill Park. 274
Culture: Reviews: A shift in a new direction; Gary Numan Birmingham Academy. 275
Down Your Way: Pride of place in their village; As part of Birmingham's Heartlands Development a new urban village has been created. Ross Reyburn discovers how the area is flourishing. 1089
Educators plan to teach a lesson to authorities. 543
Even former disgraced Cabinet Ministers can be forgiven. 674
Facia bosses jailed for fraud. 283
Family Life: A week of FUN & GAMES; It's school half term and you may be stuck for ideas with what to do with the kids. Here, Mel Hunter looks at what's on offer - whatever your budget - to keep them occupied over the coming week Whether you child is in to sport, books, science or history, there will be something which will give them a day out to remember. 1695
Fear of war on two fronts. 144
Film interview: Return from SILENCE; Ten years of waiting is over and Anthony Hopkins returns as the spine-chilling Hannibal Lecter. Alison Jones talks to the actor about the role that is sure to shock cinema audiences. 1127
Fire Service anger at pounds 1.5m grant shortfall. 537
Firm admits blame for crush tragedy. 189
Football: Acker's greatest hits. 778
Football: Adders sink their teeth into Thomas; DR MARTENS WESTERN. 498
Football: Arch villain!; THE SATURDAY INTERVIEW: Rebel without a pause who loved nothing more than driving the opposition radio ga-ga Football Correspondent Rob Bishop bids farewell to the Villa fanatic who has been a thorn in Doug Ellis's side. 1605
Football: Atherton ready to taste St Andrew's for real this time. 438
Football: Bowater to lead from front with Bridgnorth; MIDLAND ALLIANCE. 724
Football: Bromsgrove asking for Moore goals. 261
Football: Broughton commits his future to Harriers. 349
Football: Capital derby day all or nothing for Chelsea's season; FA CUP PREVIEWS. 551
Football: Clark family rivalry is ideal spur for upset at Tottenham. 504
Football: Ex-Saddler Rammell aims to stitch up another old pro in cup clash; Ged Scott on the former Walsall hit man carrying the Midland torch in today's FA Cup ties. 1146
Football: Experienced trio helping Brewers keep their heads; Dr Martens Premier. 687
Football: Gap in Villa diary sees Gregory on intensified scouting mission. 464
Football: Gatecrashers threaten Blues. 752
Football: Ged Scott On Saturday: Juan more River to cross - or mistaking Juan Pablo for Pablo Aimar. 391
Football: Ged Scott On Saturday: Sun, sea and same story. 736
Football: Ged Scott On Saturday: Tragedy of sportsmen once fame has passed. 366
Football: Graydon relies on sea breeze to lift Saddlers. 576
Football: Hier swoop to keep Solihull storming upwards; Dr Martens Western. 632
Football: Iwelumo latest to join losing Robins' long injury list. 242
Football: Jackson urges Steelmen to find killer instinct; Dr Martens Western. 442
Football: King demands more as Telford bid for top-five spot; Nationwide Conference. 607
Football: Life minus Francis is end of era for QPR. 556
Football: Loan ranger Brennan biding his time with Hinckley. 317
Football: Martins sock it to Rugby; Dr Martens Wester. 447
Football: Pointon's pointer to being a manager. 524
Football: Ratcliffe plan to give Collins early debut. 345
Football: Sneekes set on reunion in top flight. 724
Football: Sutton's golden oldies calling the tune. 331
Football: Uncertain Carbon out to impress. 372
Football: Worcester profiting from funny business. 775
Footballer pervert jailed. 135
Full circle: Last of the Bull Ring disappears to make way for pounds 400m project. 234
Garden Diary. 587
Ged Scott On Saturday: Pesch and the old boys live it up while the missus is away; Sporting Week. 803
German Minister faces possible perjury inquiry. 239
Ghostly monk haunts female prison. 176
Golf: Irish hope contends with Kiwis and storm. 824
Health: Facing up to the change; Does the menopause have to mean misery? Mel Hunter looks at what conventional and alternative medicines have to offer. 1084
Health: Men urged not to let their love lives suffer. 639
Hockey: Olton girls' chance to show international credentials. 496
Holiday Show. 204
Honoured to enter a world of trauma; Alive and Kicking . By Clare Woodward (Tregolwyn Publishing, pounds 12.95). Reviewed by Alison Davison. 422
Houllier in sympathy with injured fans. 344
Hunting rich vein of cash. 162
Just the job: If you want to get ahead look out for the hunters. 471
Kenwood and rival agree price. 117
Lawrence calls for prosecution overhaul. 347
Legacy wants cash back from Dome bid. 177
Lending rates 'key weapon to guard economy' Eyes on the future: Bank policy-maker vows to stay vigilant on inflation. 534
Letter: Death sentence not carried out. 108
Letter: Do grammar schools now have a future? 256
Letter: Hall Green area suffering neglect. 110
Letter: Nuclear weapons here to stay. 176
Letter: The road to ruin. 215
Letter: Volunteers need transport help. 128
Lloyds TSB: No walking away from Abbey deal. 418
Man denies three killings. 80
Market Report: Shares plunge on news from across Pond. 353
Motor Racing: Button heading up cul-de-sac as search for right formula goes on. 497
Motorola is latest to join a technology sector afraid of the future. 550
Now Boarding. 537
On the trail of wealth: Bank goes after the golden touch. 269
Pastimes: Inspiration to reach your full potential; Vicky Broadribb MBE talks to Carsten Petersen. 833
Personal Finance: Debt-laden Britain sitting on economic timebomb. 406
Personal Finance: Doom and gloom from the investors. 222
Personal Finance: Flexible finance linked to base rate. 260
Personal Finance: ISA fever on way with key changes. 758
Personal Finance: One in five can be classed as affluent. 497
Personal Finance: Spot the saver: Kevins will be hanging on to their cash. 184
Personal Finance: Staffordshire passes on cut. 117
Personal Finance: Wednesday Budget primer for an election. 529
Personal Finance: When house dreams turn to nightmare. 592
Perspective: A ten-year history of sorties and accusations. 480
Perspective: Why Saddam must not be allowed his freedom. 629
Posh Spice thief sentenced. 130
pounds 22.5m for toddlers' first school steps. 210
Powergen hikes the price of gas. 200
Prisoner who cut up cell-mate hospitalised. 189
Profile: NAUTICAL BUT nice; They're young, earnest and look to the giants for inspiration. Phil Gould meets Starsailor, the band from nowhere, currently being touted as the next big thing. 840
Prostitute death arrest. 100
Racing: Doumen snub for Warwick. 486
Racing: McCoy pays tribute to a 'perfect hurdler'. 203
RAF jets launch Baghdad attack. 530
Rambling: Quiet spot where jet-propelled imagination finally took flight; Richard Shurey guides walkers around tranquil south Warwickshire. 579
Residential Property: Chance to become lord of the manor; Seven years of restoration work have paid dividends for a Shropshire family, writes Helen Macklin. 1078
Rolls-Royce job fears get under staff's white collars. 507
Rugby Union: Celtic cousins scrambling for Lion's share. 543
Rugby Union: Game to lose from expected massacre. 619
Rugby Union: Ireland determined to stop French from cutting the mustard. 664
Rugby Union: Johnstone betting on bookmakers' motivation. 519
Rugby Union: Scots' five-try blitz stuns Wales. 255
Rugby Union: Wary Woodward warns of Italian threat for title favourites. 662
Rugby Union: White filled with trepidation as rampant Coventry come calling. 486
Russia offers carrot and nuclear stick to Europe. 292
Ruthless murder of Serbs on road to family graves. 634
Sandvik's vows fall on stock market deaf ears. 316
Sex attacks started when boy was just 14. 323
Single management for hospital recovery. 591
Skiing: Bjarte Engen Vik romps to victory. 99
Snooker: Antony Bolsover extends winning streak. 112
Snooker: Rivals take their cue to do battle. 258
SOS text-messager thought she was about to die. 390
Stuck in a desert or a deep blue sea; The recent weather is a sign of things to come so make sure you plant accordingly, says Roger Clarke. 1200
Swimming: Rebecca Cooke coasts to comfortable victory. 104
Table talk: NO TEARS before lunchtime. 1898
Table talk: TABLE manners. 337
Taking a dip into life on the ranch not so comfortable. 669
Tangled webs from the heart of Birmingham; Snakeskin. By John McCabe (Doubleday, pounds 9.99). Reviewed by Simon Evans. 526
Television guide: IN THE MAKING; Coming soon to the small screen. 459
Television guide: Why Cal is enjoying THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS; He might have played Premiership football, but instead he's playing the cheated lover of a beautiful blonde leading a secret double life. Cal Macaninch tells Graham Keal some of the pros and cons of starring in Best of Both Worlds, the new BBC1 drama from the prolific Paul Abbott. 874
Tennis: Wonderful Henman marches on in Copenhagen. 604
The Business Profile: Frame and fortune; A former cowboy and brewery worker, Paul Green has moved from such small beer to become the head of a pounds 12m-a-year art gallery empire. John Cranage paints a vivid picture of a man who combines creativity with business acumen. 1151
The freak also RISES; Hunter S Thompson, Fear and Loathing in America - The Brutal Odyssey of the Outlaw Journalist 1968-1976. Edited by Douglas Brinkley (Bloomsbury, pounds 20). Reviewed by Michael Emery. 1016
The Peter Surridge Gardening Club: Straight root to success. 809
The Ros Dodd Interview: Following passion and faith. 1944
Theme for Today. 154
They Said. 330
Tomalin up there with the best of them; Several Strangers. Writing from Three Decades. By Claire Tomalin (Penguin, pounds 7.99). Reviewed by Monica Foot. 442
Travel: Call of the WILD; It's still possible to get a taste of the wild and wonderful Canada that the first white settlers had to cope with. Chris Pryke tries a holiday that really gets away from it all. 1684
Travel: Going Dutch to enjoy a spot of well-ordered fun; Alison Davison visits Efteling - known as 'Europe's enchanted park' - with her children to see what fun and games can be had by the young and old alike. 1093
Travel: Minneapolis - offering travellers a contrast to the great outdoors. 622
Triathlon: Olympic move to placate triathlon's warring factions. 165
Up close & personal; With no stage and no seats for the audience, Graham Vick's Votzek promises a performance like no other. Alun Thorne reports. 1113
US navy is criticised. 85
Victim pleads for leniency in rugby attack. 279
West's battle to keep Iraq grounded. 211

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