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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (May 1, 2004)

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'Tony Martin' Bill is blocked. 477
'We can bring killer of Julie to justice'. 303
Anniversaries. 304
Antiques/collecting: Bring on the harlequins; The stage is set for a scene from the good old days, says Richard Edmonds. 1268
Antiques/collecting: Isle of Man Post goes for winning Formby formula; Collecting. 1264
APP nothing more than an expansion of council; Aston Pride Partnership was formed to spend pounds 54 million of New Deal for Communities money. Robert Cope, APP's programme and finance manager, spent months unsuccessfully attempting to blow the whistle on its activities. This is the final part of his story, as told to Chief Reporter Paul Dale. 610
Appointments: Roles at Greggs will support growth plan. 503
Archive. 220
Archive: Hope for Harborne High St; As charity shops and estate agents take the place of butchers and greengrocers, Chris Upton calls for keeping the traditional architecture of the high street. 933
Aston Pride: The key players -where are they now? 100
Back safely: British astronaut returns to Earth. 272
Bank sells its non-core acquisition arm. 187
Birmingham Post Comment: Martin case highlights dangers of using force. 428
Birmingham Post Comment: Summer haze. 102
Birmingham Post Comment: Taking on Amin. 228
Blair's best chance lies with the 'don't knows'. 229
Bomb hoax case. 88
BOOK REVIEW: Stylish and compelling account is miles ahead of the pack. 593
Books: A Hero's Daughter, by Andrei Makine, Sceptre, pounds 16.99. Reviewed by Neil Fisher. 307
Books: After These Things, by Jenny Diski, Little, Brown, pounds 16.99. Reviewed by Neil Fisher. 309
Books: Bergdorf Blondes, by Plum Sykes, Viking Hardback, pounds 10. Reviewed by Jackie Brown. 277
Books: Bestsellers. 152
Books: Book's sickly sweet inside; The Lady Who Was Beautiful Inside by Edward Monkton, Harper Collins, pounds 4.99. Reviewed by Caroline Foulkes. 213
Books: Children's books; Jayne Howarth recommends the latest in children's literature. 300
Books: Crime writer tries romance; Night Crossing by Robert Ryan, Review, pounds 16.99. Reviewed by Mike Ripley. 291
Books: English poetry for all times; The Times Book of English Verse, edited by Edward Leeson, Collins, pounds 25. Reviewed by Jayne Howarth. 196
Books: Glimpses of Grace behind glamour; Once Upon A Time: The Story of Princess Grace, Prince Rainier and their Family, by J. Randy Taraborrelli, Pan Books, pounds 8.99. Reviewed by Sophie Blakemore. 787
Books: Sci-fi novel lacks wit and charm; The Light Ages by Ian R. MacLeod, Pocket Books, pounds 6.99. Reviewed by Paul Cooke. 261
Bullying husband sent to jail. 331
BUSINESS OF SPORT: Economic clout should win day for South Africa. 830
Canterbury Foods share issue. 375
China confirms Sars death of woman. 80
Chorion acquires MrMen for pounds 28m. 519
City wardens singled out as best in the country. 236
Clapton regains god-like status. 262
Climber falls to his death as wife films. 201
Cricket: Bad Bears pounded for their failings; Third day of four: Gloucestershire have scored 314 for four in their first innings against Warwickshire. 853
Cricket: Bowler at maximum as Essex men toil. 226
Cricket: England rule out fringe benefits. 606
Cricket: Weather-beaten Smith to focus on one-day challenges. 563
Cricket: Wellington spirit still high. 1080
Cricket: Wroxeter exodus adds new twist in battle for honours. 372
Culture: Before and after silence. 994
Culture: Jazz CDs. 1323
Culture: Tony Banks: Seven. A Suite for Orchestra -London Philharmonic Orchestra/ Mike Dixon ((Naxos 8.557466). 275
Culture: Triumphant return of spectacular songcraft; Holst: Solo Songs -Susan Gritton/Philip Langridge/ Christopher Maltman (Naxos 8.557117.). 287
Cycling: Veterans preparing for tough road test. 356
Deputy PM issues new warning on tax capping. 292
Enlargement is good for jobs and security says PM. 537
Food: How to get your own oven ready; There is no end of equipment available for those wanting to indulge in some al-fresco cooking. Suzanna Bain provides a rough guide to building your own barbecue. 595
Food: Not so great barbie steakout; Here comes summer, here comes the barbecue and fantastic al-fresco dining. Who are we trying to kid? asks Chief Feature Writer Paul Groves. 1103
Food: Side Orders. 882
Football: Abandoned final disappoints Keogh. 322
Football: Black looks for City to wise-up and close down; Gillingham v Coventry City. 483
Football: Blakemore aiming higher as Scholars reach best position. 446
Football: Bruce salutes Champagne champions but plots surprise to turn Highbury party flat; Brian Dick finds Steve Bruce seeking a way to spike the Gunners' big day. 981
Football: Clapham cheer amid tears. 805
Football: COMMENT. 299
Football: Ferguson's united front with players. 338
Football: Final incentive will keep Rushall firing. 325
Football: Flynn calls on Reds to finish the job and claim big prize; Dr MARTENS WESTERN The former League star talks to Colin Stoner ahead of United's big day. 458
Football: Hinton says Harriers can prove point. 646
Football: Johnson reveals winning formula; Andy Johnson ponders the past, present and future with chief football writer Hyder Jawad. 1449
Football: Jones remains defiant as Wolves face crucial day; Wolverhampton Wanderers v Everton. 824
Football: Knight's in dark over fractures. 158
Football: Mikes hero Parsons bows out with pride. 394
Football: Moors assistant Frain looking to ride on back of Wolves win. 491
Football: O'Leary has eye on Villa bonus; Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur. 973
Football: Powell calls for courage as Pitmen eye Devon mission; NON-LEAGUE Dr MARTENS PREMIER. 482
Football: Promoted Albion have one target to complete. 473
Football: Ritchie baffled by decision to leave Merson leading survival fight; Crystal Palace v Walsall. 677
Football: Romans likely to conquer -Derby; TRAVEL FACTORY ALLIANCE. 337
Football: Romulus keen to impress old boys. 312
Football: Solihull boss Russell is still yearning for action on pitch. 530
Former MP and leading academic will join Lords. 773
Four quizzed over murder. 105
Fox launches Tory euro bid. 292
FT's ad revenue still unstable despite recovery. 319
Glitter living in luxury. 146
Golf: Flooded fairways wash out the day. 568
Golf: SENIORS SERVICE; THE SATURDAY INTERVIEW: Sandy Lyle seeks change as he returns to the Midlands for his latest challenge He's won Majors, but now Sandy Lyle is targeting a new frontier, reports Fraser Thomson. 2523
Golf: Sharon ready to cut it at the Masters. 477
Golf: Wolstenholme in Forest. 156
Gun criminals' names to be made public. 104
Health: Patches make the medicine go down. 993
Health: Reduce your calories to lengthen your life-span; If you want to live longer, go on a diet. John von Radowitz explains how eating small amounts of nutritious food reduces the risk of heart disease. 959
Home & Gardens: Big plans for small plots; The British Red Cross believes that horticultural idylls can be found in even the most urban of environments. The charity tells Nicola Boden why it is calling West Midlanders to show off their patches of city green. 788
Home & Gardens: Borders Lines; New Book of Herbs, by Jekka McVicar (Dorling Kindersley). pounds 19.99. Hardback. 267 pages. 220
Home & Gardens: Garden chores. 166
Home & Gardens: Garden Diary. 297
Home & Gardens: Now's the time to get a hand in tackling the bugs. 541
Hundreds expected at city park pot festival. 229
Iraqi prisoners are threatened with electrocution, stripped naked and humiliated by their American captors. Exclusive photos by The Birmingham Post show how British soldiers take Iraqi detainees to a prisoner-of-war camp without flouting the rules and regulations governing Armed Forces. 580
Jackson indicted after pleading not guilty to child sex charges. 447
John Bright: Digby humbled on TV by lack of knowledge. 1220
Just the Job: Insure your career path stays on track. 518
Letter sending Toni-Ann to her father confirmed. 466
Letter: Clearing up residents' concerns over Maypole area. 395
Letter: Gay bullying and local council bigotry. 201
Letter: Gay bullying and local council bigotry. 155
Letter: Maturity needed to hold public positions. 211
Letter: Phone masts location. 159
Long-term approach needed; Chinese market: CBI chief on the threats and opportunities. 493
Lorry driver kidnapped as load is snatched. 274
Man charged over heroin. 88
Man who dumped dead prostitute in countryside jailed. 505
Market report: Week ends on a low amid rate-rise jitters. 408
Mother of teenager hanged after nine days in cell welcomes inquiry call. 535
New member states are unlikely to impact significantly on UK economy. 395
New plan may save 200 jobs says Rolls. 384
Night sky diary: Moon with a view of total eclipse; A lunar eclipse is among the treats in store for May's star-gazers. 1048
Personal Finance: Brum has a fairer class of investors. 371
Personal Finance: Changes to the risk-mapping plan. 271
Personal Finance: Cost increase a blow to stakeholders. 516
Personal Finance: Costs soon mount for new buyers; Peter Axon concludes his in-depth look at the state of the housing market. 1142
Personal Finance: For richer or poorer: Most couples start married life in debt. 211
Personal Finance: Landlords must know their duties. 175
Personal Finance: Make an early rebate claim. 612
Personal Finance: National Savings limit is raised. 273
Personal Finance: Pet owners count cost of pooches. 149
Personal Finance: Quick and safe: Chip and PIN aimed at cutting queues and crime. 162
Personal Finance: Retirees shouldn't bank on rate rise. 282
Personal Finance: Retirement flexibility plea. 298
Perspective: Muslim loyalty to UK is an article of faith; A pilgrimage highlighted the gratitude of one Muslim family for living in Britain. Waqar Ahmad Ahmedi looks at his faith's stance on issues such as the 'holy war'. 1506
Police hunt pair linked to robberies. 214
Police seize weapons. 115
Post photographer Adam Fradgley travelled with the British Army to Southern Iraq. Here are some of the haunting images he brought back. 134
pounds 55m drug gang is remanded after trial. 211
Pub group blames competition and poor food sales for performance dip. 314
Racing: Attheraces agrees terms with tracks. 242
Racing: Hardy soul has Booster feeling flat. 597
Racing: Milk prepares to shake field. 745
Racing: Omens good for Phantom Wind success. 280
Racing: Trip a worry for Johnston's Guineas hope. 578
Rambling: Avon calling lovers of May. 775
Residential Property: Farmhouse with a record of its past. 1007
Review: Barnstorming night of piano; Antti Siirala Avoncroft Museum, Bromsgrove. 260
Rifle threat to landlady. 132
Roadside cameras' big catch. 163
Rugby Union: Gloucester's hopes in jeopardy as Wasps drive towards double. 803
Rugby Union: Stourbridge clear-out leaves Mitchell as head of coaching. 479
Rugby Union: THE FIRST XV; After a long and arduous season, in which Worcester proved the dominant force, Brian Dick selects his top players for an imaginary Midland rugby team. 1543
School assistant jailed for assault on eight-year-olds. 429
SIG reports 6pc rise in sales. 286
Skilled workers welcome says CBI. 225
Smashing linguistic heritage; We're all speaking Irish, says word expert Alexander Tulloch. 639
Snooker: Rocket-like O'Sullivan has Hendry ready for early exit. 479
Snooker: Rocket-like O'Sullivan has Hendry ready for early exit. 477
Tennis: Petrova installed as No 1 DFS seed. 322
TGWU's May Day membership recruitment drive. 301
Thai rebels urge Muslims to rise up. 224
The Business Profile: A man who is passionate about his service industry; Post business reporter John Cranage meets the son of a medical missionary who was brought up in war-ravaged Rwanda and now heads the UK's biggest independent undertakers. 2295
The Iron Angle: Local government under scrutiny with a slant Fixing the holes in objections to PFI. 646
The Saturday Interview: Dr Robert Beckford: Theologian with a passion for 'edutainment'. 1748
THE WEEK'S REVIEW. 906
Theme for the day. 186
Travel: In a sentimental mood on the A train to Manhattan; A weekend visit to the capital more often than not takes in a tour of a few sites, catching up with friends or seeing a show. But for something different the central London district of Kensington offers a touch of class, as Sophie Blakemore discovered. 985
Travel: Mess about on the water and enjoy a capital break. 294
Travel: New ideas to revamp holidays at home; Fancy something out of the ordinary? Paul Groves has some great ideas for holidays in the UK. 593
Travel: Passport to travel. 1131
Travel: The road to hell and high winds; Major cities can prove slightly intimidating at the best of times. But, as Martin Faint discovered, there is nothing quite as daunting as catching the Megabus to London. 1147
US Torture Shame: Iraqis treated firmly but fairly by British; As British soldiers delivered detainees to a prisoner of war camp in southern Iraq, Birmingham Post reporter Richard Warburton stood less than ten feet away from where they were bound and blindfolded. 591
US Torture Shame: Rules of war that US soldiers ignored. 160
US Torture Shame: Spy chiefs' new site unveils terrorist tips. 192
US Torture Shame: TV images sparked outrage and revulsion in every nation. 300
US Torture Shame: Wartime pictures that shocked the civilised world. 551
Victoria Cross sells for a record pounds 235,250 at auction. 287
VW's profits cut in half. 129
Weekend: A May Day for all reasons; In recent years May Day has become associated more with rioting and anarchy than many of the traditional pastimes. But May 1 has always stirred passions, as Chief Feature Writer Paul Groves discovers. 1116
WPP's growth boosted. 200
Writer, adventurer, and a Post reporter. 566

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