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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (June 7, 2003)

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A black day for the Black Patch; A patch of unclaimed land in Sandwell was soon claimed by gypsies. But when the police came to claim it back, they found the residents had become quite fond of their no man's land. Chris Upton reports. 1239
A cruise boat, a cocktail. . . I think I've found paradise; Only 16 miles long, the small island of Anguilla is laid-back and moves at a slow, leisurely pace. With 33 beaches, you're spoilt for choice when it comes to relaxing, as Shereen Low finds out. 922
A democratic and bright green future. 350
A great cricketer before his time; Warwick Armstrong and the making of modern cricket, by Gideon Haigh, Aurum Press, pounds 9.99. Reviewed by Chris Pryke. 413
Antiques: Take a lesson from this kind emperor; Richard Edmonds believes Downing Street should buy the carved marble portrait head of the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius which is coming up at auction in New York. 1367
Antiques: Time for a masterpiece to clock up a fortune; Harry Hawkes looks at a rare 18th century English timepiece that could make nearly pounds 1million. 1023
Appointments: Richard is Oakley's new MD. 463
Archive. 141
Assisted suicide law faces big fight. 588
Attracting visitors becomes a matter of taste; The way to tourists' hearts is through their stomachs finds Jess Hybert when she visits the Hamble Valley in advance of its fruity food festival. 690
Belgian double act shines to take spotlight off Williams show; History will be created in the final of the second Grand Slam of 2003, reports Francois Thomazeau. 502
Billionaire Weston turns the key on bid to take control of Selfridges. 466
Bin Laden probably still alive, says president of Afghanistan. 443
Birch happy to make cut despite desire for quick departure; Homecomings are not exactly welcome for the Black Country boy, reports Michael Blair. 561
Blix hits out at US Saddam briefings; Weapons inspector ridicules briefing. 658
Bogdanovic savours best-ever result to reach semi. 451
BOOK REVIEW Menace: the autobiography By Dennis Lillee (Headline, pounds 18.99). 398
Books. 174
Business of Sport: Realism setting in on both sides of football's fence. 828
Business profile: Jeremy Wagg - Greed is good, but a conscience is king. 1322
Byram to make debut for Stafford. 184
Cameron keen to leave mark on Germany. 685
Car 'shooting' suspect released. 178
Casual looks the part. 761
Cat gets the cream as V6 diesel project is unveiled. 660
CD Reviews: Classical This random access Mozart disc really hits the spot; Mozart: Symphonies nos. 31, 33 & 34 - Prague Chamber Orchestra/Mackerras (Telarc CD-80190). 391
CD Reviews: Jazz CD of the week; Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette - Up For It (ECM 038 317-2). 1160
CD Reviews: New happy Dan still the dons; A second album in three years points to a new found lust for life for American rock legends Steely Dan CD OF THE WEEK Steely Dan - Everything Must Go (Reprise 9362 484352). 1177
Changes as Warwicks eye return to form. 502
Chatroom sex abuser may be free in a year. 668
City wealth lags behind European cousins. 296
Coroner hits out at treatment of patient; Hospital treatment 'shambolic'- coroner. 517
Cranking up: Black Country firm celebrates Rolls-Royce contract. 356
Create a wildlife paradise; You don't need a wilderness to attract wildlife - you can have a traditional garden which will attract plenty of bees, birds and butterflies, discovers Hannah Stephenson. 980
Dennis Lillee - BOWLING MENACE; He broke the world record for Test match wickets and terrorised a generation of English batsmen. But Dennis Lillee is sure the future of English, and Warwickshire, cricket is in good hands, as he told Chris Pryke. 1681
Disability Action day calls on 150 volunteers. 372
Dreams come true; Behind the tulle, taffeta and tiaras, fairy godmothers help to bring magic to the most important day of a bride to be's life. Caroline Foulkes goes behind the scenes of two bridal shops. 2323
Dummy safety fear. 111
Els and Woods join ranks of early-birds. 722
Ex-mayor who feared HIV found in canal. 287
Family Life: A triumph for housewives?; In this occasional series looking at aspects of family law, Zahra Pabani considers whether, as a wife and mother, you are entitled to 50 per cent of your husband's fortune. 700
Family's fear for pair held on West Bank. 540
Ferrero leaves Costa in the dust. 684
Fiery Pears run early bath for Somerset; Somerset need to score another 156 runs to avoid an innings defeat by Worcestershire. 616
Finding the time to do the exercise; With just two weeks to go before the Race For Life at Cannon Hill Park, Caroline Foulkes realises she hasn't much time for fitness. 484
Fine words but we need action Mr Prescott. 296
Fire union leaders reject a 'final' deal. 108
Foxes stint for Jones on path to stardom. 390
Funny Cide bids to join all-time greats. 345
Goal-hero May has eyes on new target. 496
Graduates are not oven-ready. 207
Hamas rejects disarmament talks with Palestinian Prime Minister. 452
Hammer attack kills neighbour. 465
Hardys turn in annual growth. 266
Harriers must stop the gifts to secure promotion, says Flynn. 441
Havoc in Mexico. 113
Hawthorns exit beckons for McInnes. 704
How can we take politicians seriously? 273
In brief. 202
In broef. 111
John Bright: Georgina is going for broker. 1559
Johnson triumph proves hollow; Zimbabwe need another 281 runs to avoid an innings defeat by England. 943
Johnson's patience brings rich rewards. 332
Just the job: How a Feng Shui expert changed firm's fortunes. 564
Keane the key to Neville success. 512
Keedy spins Lancs to winning position. 574
Kinane's nagging doubt. 919
Knight consoles weary Bears; Warwickshire trail Nottinghamshire by 157 runs with nine second-innings wickets standing. 732
Last night's review: Stokowski assistant shows the master touch; CBSO Symphony Hall. 230
Law in disorder. 165
Let me die, pleads ex-SAS soldier with degenerative illness. 365
Let the people decide. 205
Life-saver transplants celebrated. 230
London gets tonic from US prescription. 545
London speeds up. 105
Making enemies. 209
Man held in controversial peace activist murder case. 514
Masterpiece of railway history; Helen Macklin comes across a former station master's house that needs a little tender, loving care. 718
Mini keeps BMW on the road but its brand sales fall. 462
Mobile phone plan to block the thieves. 604
Monty is down in the dumps after exit. 726
Mother's plea for stolen video of son who died in accident. 300
Mothers fight on against the guns; Anti-gun groups Mothers Against Guns and Families for Peace are staging a memorial service and concert in Birmingham city centre today. Chairman Gleen Reid spoke to Caroline Foulkes about why it's important to remember all victims of gun crime - not just those who died. 1157
Mugabe troops intimidate opponents. 418
Music festival 'will sell out'. 119
Mystery of park stab death. 199
MyTravel wings are clipped. 562
Navratilova's Edgbaston arrival gives DFS another boost. 638
Network Rail plans to destroy thousands of trees. 366
New blow to investors as Tenon quits HQ. 339
New viruses can steal personal information. 130
Nuts and bolts. 672
On This Day: June 7. 242
Owen plots steady road to success. 1007
Oxford Dictionary adds 6,000 words and terms. 264
Passenger numbers up for easyJet. 166
Pastimes: Chess. 903
Patience a virtue as Warrsan lifts Brittain title bid. 550
Personal Finance: Andrew wins IFA award. 89
Personal Finance: Drivers pay the price for franchise labour. 547
Personal Finance: Endowment mortgages decrease in popularity. 291
Personal Finance: FSA offers on-line help for pension planners. 176
Personal Finance: Get ready for winter bills despite summer sunshine. 1192
Personal Finance: How with-profits figures can mislead. 239
Personal Finance: Independent workers spend more on houses. 321
Personal Finance: Not all bank deals offer the best value. 166
Personal Finance: Tourists could gain a tan but lose a wallet. 405
Personal Finance: Ways to handle the stress of a mortgage; Are Mortgages Really Bad For Your Health? Andrew Frankish, technical director of broker MortgageTalk, looks at how homebuyers can reduce their stress levels. 504
Personal Finance: Women top the Premium Bond prizes. 324
Police shoot man dead near airport. 152
Pope hails the role of women in families. 307
Powerful Rock set on going distance. 605
Preparing for life after birth; You're pregnant, you're stressed and you still haven't bought a pram. Faced with an overwhelming choice of traditional baby carriages, trendy three-wheelers and buggies, you panic. So who's going to help you decide? Caroline Foulkes reports on a company taking the hassle out of becoming a parent. 1130
Protesters say stop alien intrusion. 503
Pullin up grass roots; Being a tennis player isn't all about grand slams and glamour, Britain's Julie Pullin tells Hyder Jawad. 1337
Pupils given the write idea. 593
Rail and postal jobs threatened as mail trains are phased out. 414
Rambling: Difficult to tear oneself away. 817
Regional airports get ready for take off. 1310
Reid draws interest from Molineux. 179
Reviews. 786
Robber flees as underpants block view. 171
Rugby Union Haughton leads way. 115
Sail away to Virgin shores; The British Virgin Islands are so laid back and beautiful that they would have pride of place on any picture postcard image, as Graham Wood discovers on a sailing trip to the unspoilt Caribbean. 1231
Schofield injury adds to Barnt Green woe. 414
School in mourning for pupil hit by discus. 475
Scotland home in on Van der Westhuizen threat. 508
Security guard banned from toilet break on 12-hour shifts. 319
Seeing through the eyes of Stephen Lawrence's friend; Steve and Me: my friendship with Stephen Lawrence and the search for justice , by Dwayne Brooks with Simon Hattenstone (Abacus, pounds 7.99). 483
Serial entrepreneur Ruhan remains undecided over his Izodia stake. 374
Shame of former vicar guilty of 'appalling breach of trust'. 269
She's as saucy as one of her gooey puddings; In the last 12 months, Nigella Lawson and her children from her marriage to the late John Diamond have moved in with her new love, Charles Saatchi. The self-styled Domestic Goddess has also conquered the American market with a TV series and a regular column in The New York Times. She talks to Nell Raven about food, her life and her plans for the future. 1646
Shelf life. 971
Smear campaign claims of Lib-Dems in CCTV row. 314
Stagecoach ready to get out of town in US business. 356
Stone to play Clinton. 132
Stones gathers plenty as the gizmos get an airing; In the quest for golfing perfection, James Nursey, casts his eyes around the Golf Retail Show at The Forest. 837
Stop using euro as a political football. 312
Stoute's Balakheri facing tough test. 399
Super heroes who saved the geeks; Comic Book Movies (pounds 16.99, Virgin Books). Reviewed by Richard Neale. 744
Teenage victim's fear of theft. 304
The iron angle: There's little pride to be had in the Aston push. 614
The Paul Groves interview: A matter of life and death. 2422
The rare bond of two great generals; Napoleon & Wellington by Andrew Roberts (Phoenix, pounds 8.99). Reviewed by Richard Warburton. 397
Theme for today. 165
Tom Jackson dies, 78. 105
Twenty20 vision winning friends; Hopes are high cricket's new game will pull them in, reports Ged Scott. 870
Unbeaten Refuse to Bend has class to make history. 182
United out to resolve Beckham 'mystery'. 362
Upbeat Ireland undaunted despite loss of big names. 636
Verkerk's 'miracle' rewrites history. 463
Versatile Barry ready to flourish; Hyder Jawad finds Gareth Barry content to be back in Sven-Goran Eriksson's thoughts. 870
Vickery faces up to Maori assault. 898
Warrants red tape cut falconer. 97
Way is being cleared for Blair to be the first president of Europe. 461
Westwood loses a caddie but stops rot with an ace. 611
Wolstenholme blazes trail to Troon victory; GOLF ROUND-UP. 370
Woman poisoned young girl with salt. 366
WRU say rebellion was led by clique. 577

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