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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (August 28, 2004)

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Title Author Type Words
'Beer goggles' research fund. 96
'Coward' who fled scene jailed over crash death. 578
'Dirty' remark debate. 143
330 jobs go at Ilford. 120
A week in pictures. 189
Abortion tragedy. 202
Aid criticism. 94
Andrew's not so 'cocky' now; Who will win this super silverware? 1254
Antiques/collecting: Perfect picture of home-grown talent; Post Collecting Correspondent Harry Hawkes discovers a host of hidden talent behind the scenes of one of Britain's biggest auction houses. 1360
Antiques/collecting: Silver tells tales of yesteryear. 301
Appointments: Just the Job - Copying chef's style is recipe for disaster. 511
Appointments: Martin bids to make a Clearwater splash. 483
Archive: Anniversaries. 284
Archive: The wifely experiment; Eighteenth century scientists Boulton, Watt, Priestley and Wedgwood experimented by testing and measuring metals and gases. But one of their famous Lunar Society group went a step further; he experimented on creating the perfect wife, says Chris Upton. 1038
Archive: Theme for the day. 177
Army drug use. 93
Austrian tour bus crash claims its sixth British fatality. 241
Average pay for fat cats pounds 1.7m. 256
Bache launch Dublin service. 138
BCI's energy efficiency drive. 471
Bodies found in Najaf court. 108
Books Reviews: Bestsellers. 169
Books Reviews: Children's books; Jayne Howarth recommends the latest in children's literature. 292
Books Reviews: Golden future comes full circle; The Closed Circle by Jonathan Coe, Penguin Viking, pounds 17.99. 807
Books Reviews: In The Rose Garden Of The Martyrs by Christopher de Bellaigue, HarperCollins, pounds 20. 235
Books Reviews: Mike Ripley's Crime File. 694
Books Reviews: One Hundred Strokes Of The Brush Before Bed: by Melissa P, translated by Lawrence Venuti, Serpent's Tail, pounds 10. 228
Books Reviews: Only lady writers (40+) need apply. 350
Books Reviews: The Coma by Alex Garland, Faber & Faber, pounds 9.99. 282
Britons are concealing pounds 1.5bn from partners. 246
Bush admits making Iraq mistake. 313
CD Reviews: CLASSICAL CDs. 260
CD Reviews: COPLAND: Lincoln Portrait etc - Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Kunzel (Telarc CD-80117). 267
CD Reviews: Donovan's still trying to catch a hippy wind. 1284
CD Reviews: JAZZ CDs. 1203
Collie quits BAA post. 156
Confidence down despite spending growth. 323
Council officer jailed on child porn charges. 168
Cricket venue bans sponsors' food rivals. 356
Cricket: Bears find new peak of resolve; Warwickshire drew with Sussex By George Dobell Chief Cricket Writer at Edgbaston. 1014
Cricket: Cricket: C&G - Trophy Final Pears must master fear; Can Worcestershire achieve a rare victory at Lord's? George Dobell ponders the question. 729
Cricket: Cricket: C&G Trophy - Final Pears must master fear; Rhodes ready to make one Final push He's ready for retirement, but Ged Scott still finds Steve Rhodes with plenty of ambition. 1384
Cricket: David Leatherdale, Worcestershire's veteran all-rounder, assesses the Gloucestershire squad. 915
Cricket: Philip Weston, who played for Worcestershire between 1991 and 2002, casts an eye over his opponents today. 968
Cricket: Should they stay or should they go? The ten Warwickshire men waiting on the Committee; Ten Warwickshire players are out of contract next month. The club's Cricket Committee meet next weekend to determine their futures. George Dobell predicts who stays and who goes. 1315
Cricket: Survival before cup glory, says Hick. 551
CYCLING: In Brief. 100
Debt campaign 'is pointless' The money would be much better channelled to bodies like the Citizens Advice Bureau which are already set up to deal with such problems, are proven to be effective, but are consistently under-funded Credit Services Association. 511
Deportee returns after order is ignored. 296
Driver uses race track to fight ban. 186
Enthusiastic music critic and classical campaigner dies, aged 83. 514
Ex-SAS man found guilty in Zimbabwe. 414
Films: Mike Davies Weekend Film Guide. 558
Football: Cash bonanza beats glory for Causeway; FA CUP. 554
Football: Chip off the old block Middleton enjoying Moors goal mission; NON-LEAGUE CONFERENCE NORTH Colin Stoner finds Moor Green's new striker thriving up front. 818
Football: Church's Frain out to end cup pain. 658
Football: Coventry big guns need to hit target. 454
Football: Earnshaw on verge of Baggies move as Cardiff accept bid. 512
Football: England's shooting stars left behind by Solihull's Amos; NON-LEAGUE Colin Stoner meets a player who took a different path to his boyhood team-mates. 733
Football: English eye on Beckham's Iberian invasion and 'fast food football' BOOK REVIEW An Englishman Abroad: Beckham's Spanish Adventure By Phil Ball Published by Ebury Press price: pounds 7.69 (save pounds 3.30). 622
Football: Lack of transfers angers O'Leary; THE PREMIERSHIP. 769
Football: Megson looks for answer to first question; THE PREMIERSHIP You see the summer Everton have had and life is obviously difficult for them at the moment Gary Megson (above). 712
Football: Merson happy shuffling Saddlers' pack; LEAGUE ONE. 321
Football: New-look Spurs but same old question. 477
Football: ODDS & EVENS. 347
Football: Oldbury United's FA Cup plans thrown into disarray. 96
Football: Oxford pair worry Quinn. 390
Football: Roberts inspired by chance to defy Wanderers rebuff; LEAGUE TWO. 534
Football: Rooney's exit could be blocked. 571
Football: Russell not to be defeated just yet; NON-LEAGUE. 475
Football: Solano in mood for revenge. 426
Football: Team ethic the key for Blues to star; THE PREMIERSHIP: TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR v BIRMINGHAM CITY Kenny Cunningham talks and plays a good game. Brian Dick listens. 853
Football: Way clear for Clarke to cement his claim; THE CHAMPIONSHIP: WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS v LEICESTER CITY Ged Scott senses Wolves may have unearthed another nugget from within their ranks. 918
Football: Wenger questions loan rules. 225
From Bollywood to Hollywood: Rai-eye-eye! Tom Coghlam falls under the spell of the Asian superstar who used her Miss World title to launch an assault on every male around the globe. 1799
Gaming group to file sharp profits decline. 294
Girl, six, victim of city bomb horror. 657
Golf: Hale well aware of talents at her side. 431
Golf: In Brief. 188
GOLF: In Brief. 102
Golf: Jimenez relaxed as race hots up; GOLF: BMW OPEN. 850
Haggle your way to savings on forecourt. 290
Health: 'Pushy parents' do more harm than good for their children; There's a fine line between encouraging youngsters and pushing them too far, says Emma Pomfret. 906
Health: Dope hope for brain tumour; Long before the first joint was rolled in a student bar, cannabis was widely used in Britain as a medicine. John von Radowitz asks whether it will realistically be used as a cure again. 847
Home & Gardens: Gardening chores. 170
Home & Gardens: Planting days until Xmas... Christmas may be a long way off, but you can prepare now for a lovely flower display over the festive period, and bring a touch of spring to your home, says Hannah Stephenson. 481
Home & Gardens: Still time to enjoy summer colour. 348
Home & Gardens: Stunning orchids offer an exotic touch to the home. 538
Impact of sanctions limited says report. 323
Insuring your home for blight. 277
Jaguar to slash UK production by 15,000. 596
Jam busting. 110
Keep Gordon at bay and avoid those taxing times revenue; The letters we dread, but playing the game can reduce your tax commitments Strive to reduce your tax commitments by checking your current tax code and allowances - never assume the taxman gets it right. 943
Lawyer drunk in court. 108
Leisure: It's no drag as battle of the sexes hots up; Birmingham extreme dragster Mickey Moore takes on the female of the species this bank holiday at a high speed meet near Stratford, reports Andy Rogers. 984
Leisure: Night sky in September - Watch out for this returning asteroid; A crescent moon, Saturn and Venus close by and the appearance of asteroid Toutatis are all on the agenda next month, reports Birmingham Astronomical Society. 991
Letter: Briefly. 123
Letter: Novel spelling. 133
Letter: Please leave our teachers to get on with the job. 130
Letter: Please leave our teachers to get on with the job. 130
Letter: Why we must all help Ramallah. 496
Market Report: Oil price slide sparks good week for FTSE. 520
Militants hand over the keys to holy shrine. 288
Milk shake-up creates jobs at Droitwich plant. 511
MOTORSPORT: FORMULA ONE: Button lowers sights in Spa. 589
Murdered grandfather honoured by a 1,000 cortege. 228
New pounds 1.1m centre: Bellamy opens Wildlife Trust. 112
New VCTs treatment gives 40pc to basic rate payers. 403
Number of abortions across the region up three per cent. 312
Over-60s struggle to find travel insurance. 344
Pastimes: Chess. 148
Pastimes: Rambling - Taking stock of the locks. 753
Phones 4u launches Christmas jobs push. 274
Post competition: Win a party at the new Litten Tree pub. 463
pounds 750,000 move to redesign crime alley. 328
Proving a point. 108
Public will withdraw pounds 1bn over holidays. 342
Racing: Balding's Marker is clear on soft ground. 626
Racing: Nayyif could have plenty to celebrate. 598
Racing: Sanders refuses to rule out title push. 464
Rain leaves UK's farmers facing ruin; I think this is a situation where I'm afraid farmers are going to have to carry the brunt themselves Lord Haskins. 473
Recovery firm hailed as 'angels from the north'. 470
Review: Vibrant mix of old and new wins support; Presteigne Festival St. Andrew's Church, Presteigne. 251
Risky business: Travelling uninsured could be a costly experience. 224
Rugby Union: Brain teaser to keep rivals guessing in Irish warm-up. 468
Rugby Union: Maynard has no fear of thrashing or Wilkinson as Bees make return. 683
Russian air investigators find explosives at terror crash site. 437
Sales push needed for bio-fuel revolution. 514
Sudanese hijacking. 141
SWIMMING: In Brief. 194
Teenager's torment over hit-and-run death. 299
The Business Profile: Global initiatives pay off handsomely for Indian manufacturers. 516
The Business Profile: Life begins again at 50 for motor-racing lawyer; Martin Faint finds out why retirement is just the beginning for former Wragge & Co partner Bob Gilbert. 1428
The Olympics: 2004: ATHENS ROUND-UP: Gilardino ends Iraq medal dream. 532
The Olympics: 2004: Athletics: MLF on the edge to put Britain into relay final. 846
The Olympics: 2004: Athletics: Radcliffe vows to return after pulling up again. 813
The Olympics: 2004: Boxing: Khan steps up a gear to close in on gold dream. 341
The Olympics: 2004: BUSINESS OF SPORT - It's clear: athletics funding should not be for Playstations. 779
The Olympics: 2004: EQUESTRIANISM: Skelton's hopes of medal turn to dust. 414
The Olympics: 2004: Hockey: Lee spots sign of redemption in penalty shoot-out triumph. 475
The Olympics: 2004: Hope on horizon as Kelly leads way; 1984 Olympic javelin gold medallist Tessa Sanderson has adopted the role of vice-chairman of National Lottery distributor Sport England. Tessa has been in Athens watching the performances of the British team. 411
The Olympics: 2004: Jelly beans and fig rolls fuelling region's dreams of medal glory. 248
The Olympics: 2004: MODERN PENTATHLON: Harland powers to bronze. 800
The Olympics: 2004: More Olympic heartbreak for Paula. 230
The Olympics: 2004: We danced, we sang, we watched in peace; Two weeks ago Birmingham City Council media officer Carol Austin jetted off to Athens as one of 45,000 official volunteers for the 'greatest show on Earth'. Here she tells of her Olympic adventure. 728
The slow lane of city life; Whether Birmingham has more than Venice or not, there is little doubt about the importance and the appeal of the West Midlands canal network. 1838
Travel chaos: Disruptions add to getaway struggle. 328
Travel: For those craving an adventure. 633
Travel: Gateway to the Highlands. 570
Travel: Go on - fly your kite; Short breaks to Scotland don't have to mean staying Edinburgh or Glasgow. But a new drive to encourage visitors to explore further is under way and, as Travel Editor Paul Groves discovers, the emphasis is on adventure. 350
Travel: It's not all fried Mars Bars; A city transformed, Glasgow is said to be one of Europe's top city break destinations. John Revill discovered whether it lives up to the billing. 1144
Travel: Not an oasis or a tardis, just Edinburgh's Glasshouse hotel; Edinburgh remains a firm favourite and new developments help keep it fresh. Travel Editor Paul Groves stayed at the city's newest boutique hotel. 362
Travel: The concierge. 763
Travel: The great escape - A tour around some of the best deals on the market. 647
Travellers facing evictions again after council gets tough. 318
Trend setting home show to end. 87
Trusts sales dip as share worries hit investors. 345
Up close and personal screen stars disappoint; When the opportunity arose for The Birmingham Post's PA Rina Chauhan (above) to meet some of the Bollywood stars of her dreams, she jumped at the chance. Now she wishes she hadn't bothered. 756
Victim will appeal organist's jail term. 409
Voting abuse is biggest threat to UK's democracy since Nazis. 506
Wake up and smell the coffee (not made by you). 657
Watchdog condemns postal vote system. 286
Weak dollar hits Jaguar and workers' pay packets. 372

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