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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (April 3, 2004)

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Airport plan puts councils at odds. 553
Anniversaries. 318
Antiques: Rare portraits bring lost history to life; From exciting Chinese finds to a WW2 Enigma machine, Richard Edmonds is happy hunting down treasures at a forthcoming Antiques for Everyone Fair. 1116
Appointments: Just the job: Drivers need to decipher PAYE codes. 497
Appointments: Steve steps up for the Grant Thornton team. 448
Apres moi an auction. 149
Archive. 228
Archive: Clout, cloth and fame name; We associate the Peels with Sir Robert, twice Prime Minister and founder of the modern police force, but he in fact was the third Robert Peel of the family, and his opportunity to rise to the highest office in the land was largely due to the hard work -mostly industrial -of the two Robert Peels before him, explains Chris Upton. 989
Are you sitting uncomfortably?; Far from having a bunch of daffy presenters with their hands up puppets' bums, children's television could teach adult schedulers a thing or two, as Caroline Foulkes reports. 2450
ATHLETICS: Long road to Athens starts in Dublin for O'Sullivan. 601
ATHLETICS: Staying on track to beat the best; Tom McCook meets the man still claiming titles almost 20 years into his retirement. 751
Baby boy dies in bouncer at nursery. 306
Birmingham Post Comment: Airport poser. 203
Birmingham Post Comment: Cutting out crime. 121
Birmingham Post Comment: Time to end making SAT tests so public. 412
BOOK REVIEW: Pioneers were miles ahead of their time; 3:59.4 The Quest for the Four-Minute Mile By Bob Phillips (Parrs Wood Press, pounds 12.95) price: pounds 9.05. 562
Books: An imaginative doggy tale; Timoleon Vieta Come Home: A Sentimental Journey by Dan Rhodes, Canongate, pounds 6.99. 409
Books: Bestsellers. 161
Books: Bestsellers. 126
Books: Bite-size chunks of charm and wisdom; Jigs and Reels, Joanne Harris (Hardback pounds 15, Doubleday). 464
Books: Children's books; Jayne Howarth recommends the latest in children's literature. 260
Books: Groups' gathering. 183
Books: No twists in old France; The Jester by James Patterson and Andrew Gross, Headline pounds 6.99. 317
Books: Review: All Fur Coat by Andrew Holmes, Sceptre, pounds 10.99. 300
Books: Review: The Master by Colm Toibin, Picador, pounds 16.99. 322
Books: Writing by stages; Gielgud's Letters by John Gielgud, edited by Richard Mangan, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, pounds 20. 803
Brum students' F1-style car roars off contest starting grid. 336
Building carries on. 185
BUSINESS OF SPORT: Masters increases value by turning back on commercials. 797
Business Profile: Peddler who made Brum's US link; As president of the British American Business Council, Birmingham lawyer David Birch will be in the spotlight this April when the organisation's 10th annual spring conference gets under way. He talks to special correspondent Andrew MacLeod. 1763
Busted's third NEC concert. 97
Cardboard wardens on the streets. 204
CD Reviews: Anastacia -Anastacia (Epic). 281
CD Reviews: Attuned to a sympathetic and stylish package; Charpentier: Messe a quatre choeurs -Ex Cathedra/ Jeffrey Skidmore (Hyperion CDA67435). 286
CD Reviews: Elgar: Solo Piano Music -David Owen Norris (Elgar Editions EECD 002). 316
CD Reviews: Jazz CDs. 1327
CD Reviews: Textural richness; Dadelsen Trio CBSO Centre. 246
CD Reviews: The very best of Tim. 870
CD Reviews: Vivaldi: Cantatas -New Chamber Opera (Gaudeamus CD GAU 339). 248
Child care expert cleared of downloading child porn. 267
Collecting: Beautiful collection that cracks the code of the calling card. 878
Collecting: Collecting Diary. 271
Collecting: What do they mean? 114
Conservative jailed for forging ballot papers in council election. 254
Council chief guilty of attempted scam. 195
CRICKET: Bears' stock rises after Streak quits. 306
CRICKET: Inspired Thorpe lifts England; THIRD TEST. 813
Date set for Aston girls' murder trial. 133
Dial-up legal advice scheme goes on trial. 497
Director takes to stage as curse of Macbeth strikes down Duncan. 254
Dixon's delight: New HQ marks 150 years for family decorating firm. 261
Ecstasy haul after tip-off to crime line. 167
Engineers' warning. 138
Ex-councillor admits downloading child porn from internet. 327
Financial Week: THE WEEK'S REVIEW. 931
Food: Eating ourselves sick?; Is our eating getting out of proportion? Ulrike Winter wonders whether our lunch culture is to blame for growing obesity levels. 630
Food: Experiments to savour. 1255
Food: Side Orders. 704
FOOTBALL: Ashby vows Borough will keep pressure on leaders. 427
Football: Brindley 's Trophy all set to run over; Hednesford Town v Aldershot Town. 427
FOOTBALL: Corbett deal a little gem for Brewers. 259
FOOTBALL: Coventry's performance levels keep Black happy. 372
Football: Dark horses Willenhall use Eccleston as cover; MIDLAND ALLIANCE. 702
FOOTBALL: Flexibility takes Bulls to play-off edge. 351
FOOTBALL: Forssell's star soars; Blues' prolific on-loan striker continues to gain admirers, writes Chief Football Writer Hyder Jawad. 1279
Football: Future starts here for stunned Bucks; Canvey Island v Telford United. 557
Football: Harriers' survivor Bennett has score to settle has score to settle with Hull; NATIONWIDE THIRD DIVISION. 510
Football: Harriers' upset highlight of Keogh career. 283
FOOTBALL: Heartbreak for Gee as squad at Lamb are told they can go; NATIONWIDE CONFERENCE. 453
Football: International rules rile Bruce; Big-club influence unfair on small fry. 1192
FOOTBALL: Jones sustains slim survival hopes. 406
Football: Last-minute Henry move for Wenger's busy Gunners; FA CUP Manchester United v Arsenal. 418
FOOTBALL: Leitao adds key option for shaky Walsall; FIRST DIVISION. 284
FOOTBALL: McAteer chooses the Wise option; FA CUP SEMI-FINALS. 508
Football: Megson: Finishing line's not in sight; NATIONWIDE FIRST DIVISION Ipswich Towv v West Bromwich Albion. 868
Football: Oldbury's Woodcock and McGrath backed. 341
Football: Reds asked to turn on style; DR MARTENS WESTERN. 389
FOOTBALL: Top clubs seeking pay-back from Fifa. 322
Football: Triple signing signals Bedworth promotion plan. 348
FOOTBALL: Versatile Williams boosts Moor Green; DR MARTENS PREMIER. 423
FOOTBALL: Villa happy to be in City's exalted league position. 510
FORMULA ONE: McLaren misfortune continues to turn up heat in desert fight. 730
Free meals at school a thing of past, says survey. 616
Fury as murderer launches appeal. 338
Gang bosses jailed for immigrant labour scam. 307
GOLF: 'Knackered' Woosnam shows there's life in the old dog yet; ALGARVE OPEN DE PORTUGAL. 687
GOLF: Leader Bowden throws major tantrum over Masters invite; BELLSOUTH CLASSIC. 700
Grade to restore BBC after Hutton. 697
Grandmother saves pond fall baby. 87
Health: Hair today, gone tomorrow; As trends go it can be a rather unsettling one for those affected. John von Radowitz tries to get to the root of hair loss. 942
Health: I'm one of life's smooth operators and proud of it; It was an easy choice for Chief Feature Writer Paul Groves when he hit 30. Go for the 'Bobby Charlton' or just go for it with a pair of clippers. 679
Historic site vandalised. 85
HOCKEY: Hopeful Bournville looking to Nottingham for helping hand. 397
Home & Gardens: Borders Lines; The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Gardening (Dorling Kindersley, pounds 35). 750 pages. 275
Home & Gardens: Elegance is child's play; Turning your garden into a child-friendly area does not mean abandoning grown-up style, as Nick Williams explains. 671
Home & Gardens: Gardening chores. 206
Home & Gardens: Plant of the week. 149
Home & Gardens: Spring is here with its amazing palette of colour. 516
Hook-handed Abu Hamza dismisses anti-terror call. 293
Hospital order for platform attack mental patient. 229
Hospital sorry over dead baby blunder. 254
Hospitals on target. 83
Hundreds at funeral of murdered bystander. 319
Interest rate rise looms as housing continues to soar. 625
Internet trap ex-marine jailed for sex with girl, 12. 578
Interview: Child's tale of 'rags to riches'. 2256
Jaguar sales surge on in US. 579
Jail for licensee who bit off drinker's nose. 155
Jobs bonanza will follow service growth - survey. 459
John Bright: Spotting a banker a mile away. 916
John Bright: Whiteley's defining point. 323
Juror threat results in executives' mistrial. 112
Jury clears frustrated motorist of making anthrax hoax. 242
Last Warwickshire mine faces seamless transition. 328
LDV's jobs lifeline to Alstom. 474
Letter: A misunderstanding of commercial reality. 424
Letter: Calling old class mates. 138
Letter: Thornton House magic. 586
M&S kicks off a black day for workers as major firms axe 3,500 jobs. 543
Man in court over teenager's murder. 91
Market report: Upbeat US employment statistics send Footsie into overdrive. 434
Morris to build more homes after MBO. 309
Mother weeps as police appeal over rider's murder. 435
Muslims hurt in stand-off at holy site. 349
NR predicts 20 per cent lending increase. 297
Offenders discover it's payback time. 196
Partners aim to tackle burglaries. 187
Personal Finance: Age Concern calls for free home care as old people see charges soar. 463
Personal Finance: Bankrupt rules may backfire. 678
Personal Finance: Brokers can help with poor health. 279
Personal Finance: Customers still rely on statements. 185
Personal Finance: Government told to hurry over elderly homes scam. 285
Personal Finance: Mickey Mouse and the bank. 260
Personal Finance: New service for student lets. 282
Personal Finance: Security and service keys for cash savers. 217
Personal Finance: Spring-clean your finances. 1411
Personal Finance: Survey. 206
Personal Finance: Toisas may be losing appeal for Tessas. 254
Personal Finance: Top people's bank looks good for next decade. 305
Personal Finance: Watchdog reveals seven deadly sins of credit selling. 179
Personal Finance: Wealthy give money and time to good causes. 281
Perspective: Shakespeare's poetry of speed; Fancy a spin this weekend? Why not pit your family motor against a 300mph supercar? Andy Rogers, news editor of, explains. 540
Perspective: The Iron Angle: Local government under scrutiny with a slant Rumours abound as election fever takes hold. 677
Perspective: Why we are proud of our spiritual heritage; Canon David Lee, Member of the Flame of Hope Committee, reignites the case for Birmingham's beacon of hope. 849
Philippines chief acts on Irish attack. 198
Plot pensioner sent down for killing wife. 490
pounds 9m boost means more heart care nurses. 378
Racing: Brookshaw adding to big-fence reputation. 726
Racing: Courses warm to new TV channel. 203
Racing: Jurancon can be real McCoy; GRAND NATIONAL. 1005
Racing: Richard Dunwoody. 100
Racing: Rooster Booster can disprove doubters. 688
Racing: Trainers' championship could also be at stake; Alvechurch trainer Ian Williams offers his views on the runners and riders of today's big race. 414
Raging Bull ride to thrill at Star City. 203
Railway bomb brings fresh alert in Spain. 588
RALLYING: A NEED FOR SPEED; Rapidly-rising rally star Wilks is in a hurry to get to the top Fraser Thomson goes for a spin with the next big thing in rallying. 1429
Rambling: Follow the Coffee Pot Line. 808
Residential Property: Grand Grade II* house in 11 acres. 810
Rugby Union: Bath on verge of clinching play-off position; PREMIERSHIP PREVIEW. 651
Rugby Union: CECIL'S DREAM GRANT; Worcester asked a major local businessman to help them submit a lottery grant. Then, they hit the jackpot, writes Brian Dick. 1459
Rugby Union: PAYBACK TIME; Multi-millionaire who eight years ago sold his central heating business for pounds 100m, has been guiding force behind Worcester's startling ascent Brian Dick on the coach who gambled everything on Worcester, and won. 1370
Rugby Union: Ross lays waste to Rotherham's hopes; Rotherham 20 Leeds Tykes 34. 297
Rugby Union: Star buy adding to Sixways quality. 351
ScS has it covered. 172
SPEEDWAY: Howe delivers Wolves bonus. 259
Teachers' debt burden. 92
TENNIS: Lucky Roddick exploits Moya double-fault slip. 281
Teresa relives pond horror. 587
Test phobia of pupils aged seven; Why adults should watch with children. 555
The Big Cat leaps to a new record. 225
The week in pictures. 136
Theme for the day. 163
Top police signing up to ID card initiative. 361
Tories turn fire on Blunkett as immigration row intensifies. 480
Town centre closed after pounds 1m inferno. 259
Travel: Now Boarding. 902
Travel: Off the beaten holiday track; Forget two-weeks bed and board on a Costa or a week's self-catering on a Greek Island, Jo Clements finds that quirky alternatives are springing up in the most unusual places. 1135
Travel: Vibrant charm of Taggart city; Edinburgh might be the pretty one, but gritty Glasgow has the edge as far as Caroline Foulkes is concerned. 1799
UK recruitment improves while Europe stays static. 342
US will fingerprint all Britons. 108
Violent Bronson loses appeal. 293
Vodafone launches its third generation. 235
Wembley stalls bid. 277
West Midland Safari and Leisure Park introduce white lions. 132
Wife killer jailed for life second time around. 307

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