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Articles from The Birmingham Post (England) (August 30, 2008)

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A labour of love for Lyne unearths an historic gem; RURAL LIVING A tumble-down cottage is turning out to be an historic gem for its owner. SARAH PROBERT reports. 1456
A question of faith on trial; Sir Antony Sher tells SARAH O'MEARA about his Jewish forebears, who fled the Eastern European pogroms and became brainwashed by prejudice in apartheid South Africa. 1004
A Thousand Splendid Suns and 20-and-a-half million quid; PUBLISHING. 412
Abbey follows A&L's lead by reducing it's lending rates; PERSONAL FINANCE. 212
Aga Rangemaster boss is bullish despite dip in sales; HOUSEHOLD. 656
Airbus owner denies deal with Syria; AEROSPACE. 256
Amber glow in Lithuania; TRAVEL. 370
Australia invitations are huge honour for globe-trotting Neal. 556
Authorities to get cash for cross-boundary business work. 364
AUTOMOTIVE. 164
Bail granted for suspect in Antigua murder; INTERNATIONAL. 245
Belfast piracy arrest; FRAUD. 108
Blue chip property stocks an attractive option; FINANCIAL SERVICES. 117
Blues fined pounds 30,000 for ticketing breach. 423
BOOKS: A guilty secret of a read, but well worth it; PAPERBACK OF THE WEEK The Life and Soul of the Party by Mike Gayle. Trade Paperback, pounds 11.99. Reviewed by JAYNE HOWARTH. 418
BOOKS: An A-list cast for Lazarus thriller; MIKE RIPLEY'S CRIME FILE. 692
BOOKS: Any Questions? confirmed as part of book festival; BOOK NEWS. 217
BOOKS: How hard work has won Kelly legions of fans; Lorraine Kelly is a nononsense woman - and is liked all the more for it, says SARAH O'MEARA. 850
BOOKS: Photographs that show life, warts and all; Locusts by Gusov. Thames & Hudson, pounds 24.95. Reviewed by RICHARD EDMONDS. 194
Boom-time in Russia for Jaguar and Land Rover. 186
Bradford & Bingley warns of a rising tide of repossessions; BANKING. 256
Brakes examined after fatal coach crash; ACCIDENT. 204
Brewery silent after chicken in basket move; LEISURE. 171
British Airways/American Airlines deal investigated. 301
Cancelled ops on the rise as NHS banks cash. 607
Cervical cancer vaccination plan should include boys. 363
Change in council grant decisions could hit applicants. 646
Chinese murder case witness call. 220
Colourfast cow rescued; NATURE. 130
Cop inquest date. 102
Costly euros could sink visit to Venice festival; PERSONAL FINANCE. 274
Country Antrim house sale sees flood of buyers. 314
Countrywide bucks gloomy trend with record figures; AGRICULTURE. 450
Daggett saga ends with chance to star at Leicester; CRICKET LV COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP EDGBASTON (third day): Warwickshire 476-9 dec, Derbyshire 462-7. 1103
DID YOU KNOW? 128
Divorce numbers at their lowest for 26 years. 257
Dubai authorities warned slum owner; INTERNATIONAL. 205
DVDs: Fool's Gold (Cert 12), Warner Home Video **. 259
DVDs: Irina Palm (Cert 15), Soda ***. 260
DVLA workers walk out over pay offer; PUBLIC SERVICES. 161
EU's dependence on Russian oil leads to empty rhetoric; AGENDA Diplomats in Europe may have threatened Russia with sanctions, but Moscow holds a trump card over the West as 1.2 million barrels of oil are pumped westward everyday. Paul Haven explains. 797
Films of the Week. 508
FOOD NEWS; FOOD & DRINK. 526
Football: 'Delighted to have spent some money' BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE Aston Villa v Liverpool (Villa Park, tomorrow, 4pm). 876
Football: Adams dealing in hard cash instead of pot of gold. 528
Football: Barry prepares to face his suitors. 418
Football: Branch rooting for repeat of Scholars' heroics, beginning with Carlton trip; FA CUP. 460
Football: Eastwood returns to bolsters Sky Blues; Doncaster Rovers v Coventry City (Keepmoat Stadium, today, 3pm). 456
Football: Hildreth gets his chance for Lambs after fitness rebuilding programme pays off; BLUE SQUARE NORTH. 775
Football: Koren extends stay at The Hawthorns until 2010; BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE Bolton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion (The Reebok Stadium, today, 3pm). 319
Football: Liverpool favourites to maintain unbeaten run; ODDS & EVENS BET RESCUE. 595
Football: Maison lands his man as Ujah signs up for Yeltz; BGB PREMIER. 592
Football: Malvern aim to throw things into light relief. 464
Football: McCarthy backs his man in battle of the goalscorers; COCA-COLA CHAMPIONSHIP Wolverhampton Wanderers v Nottingham Forest (Molineux, today, 3pm). 634
Football: Mullen banking on Saddlers' bouncebackability; LEAGUE ONE Walsall v Southend United (The Banks's Stadium, today, 3pm). 399
Football: One poor display is nothing to worry about; COCA-COLA CHAMPIONSHIP Norwich City v Birmingham City (Carrow Road, today, 3pm). 766
Football: Pragmatic Frain well aware the Cup is all about pounds as well as prizes; FA CUP. 456
Football: Robinson points to family affairs as reason to mellow; Albion's former Mr Angry is in transition to becoming Mr Happy. 780
Football: Rushall eager to repeat their taste of the high life; FA CUP. 481
Football: Southam are planning to put on their Sunday best. 470
Football: Stiff task faces Albion on trip to The Reebok; SPREAD BETTING. 637
Football: Transfer system comes under renewed attack. 589
Football: Work pays for Richards; BLUE SQUARE PREMIER. 246
Football: Worth getting there - even if you do get a hammering. 405
Frankie & Benny's owner boasts 20pc profits hike; LEISURE. 351
Gall wasps enjoy a feast on oaks; GARDENING Not all acorns produce mighty oaks, says PETER SHIRLEY. 493
GARDEN CUTTINGS; GARDENING. 457
GARDENING CHORES; GARDENING. 159
George is the pearly king of Smethwick; LOCAL HISTORY Once there were thousands of pearl workers in the Midlands, but now there is just one operating his trade: George Hook. CHRIS UPTON visits him in his small workshop in the Black Country. 1243
German ruling says corporate slush funds illegal; CONTRACTS. 208
Golf: Rock's solid as Wilson escapes cut. 1011
Government initiatives put too much stress on teachers. 385
Gregory on top form as she completes her Tudor series; The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory. HarperCollins, pounds 18.99. Reviewed by HANNAH STEPHENSON. 154
HBOS and RBS on rise after positive outlook but B&B suffering; MARKET REPORT. 505
High interest accounts have pitfalls; PERSONAL FINANCE. 325
Hobbies can be profitable businesses; PERSONAL FINANCE. 423
Home from home at Hagley Hall means coming to terms with big bills; INTERVIEW ALISON JONES meets Lord Cobham, the current occupant of Hagley Hall, who tells her about his plans for the upkeep of the family pile. 2004
Homebuyers need average deposit of nearly pounds 40,000; PERSONAL FINANCE. 312
How to avoid a great deal of pain from fuel price spiral; PERSONAL FINANCE. 1089
How to get the most from a tour to the Baltics; History, mystery and legends The Baltic is a a bubbling hot spot as a fast-growing cruise destination. KEN BENNETT reveals how to get the best out of four of its enduring beauties TRAVEL. 505
How to put your food bills on a diet; FOOD & DRINK With food prices climbing, KATE WHITING looks at ways of making your money go a long way by shopping sensibly. Recipe 1608
Hughie Morrison. 85
It's a fantastic game, but not much good as a lame-brained excuse; POKER. 553
Karadzic refuses to plea and labels Hague 'Nato court' INTERNATIONAL. 307
Last WWI lady dies; HISTORY. 82
Lawn Tennis: Dementieva is made to work by Keothavong. 375
Letter: Arguments for halt to PO cuts being ignored; AGENDA. 358
Letter: Cut red tape on funding; AGENDA. 323
Letter: Dire offerings at Edgbaston will turn cricket fans away; AGENDA. 275
Letter: Memories of childhood are turned into a pile of rubble; AGENDA. 216
Lloyds fights for its market share with 5pc current account; PERSONAL FINANCE. 479
Lockerbie relatives 'traded with blood of the victims'. 542
Mad Mullah is set to stay on. 226
Make room for home grown onions; GARDENING. 469
Manhunt for Calais camp rapist who fled to UK; INTERNATIONAL. 553
Mansion owner could have 'just flipped' says associate. 532
Meddling of politicians has meant loss of GCSE value. 651
Microsoft buys Greenfield; TECHNOLOGY. 208
Millions now face worse retirement; PERSONAL FINANCE. 766
Miss Alaska runner-up could make history; INTERNATIONAL. 311
Moment us week lifts the grey clouds; AGENDA. 449
Morris named skipper as young Warriors look to impress in final friendly. 384
MOTORING: From Russia, with love: a little Mazda luxury; BILL CAVEN is taken with a new luxury Mazda Kazamai, which has been unveiled at the Moscow International Motor Show. 594
MOTORING: Motoring news. 523
MOTORING: The bargains are out there; As the credit crunch begins to bite, STEVE HUGHES goes in search of some of the best deals for new car buyers. 805
Museums service on the move from London to Birmingham. 224
Muslim man gets eight years after knife death of BNP activist. 393
New Orleans mayor taking no chances over hurricane; INTERNATIONAL. 280
Nights on the tiles can enhance your home; ANTIQUES & COLLECTING SALLY HOBAN delves into the world of antique tile collecting and discovers a hobby that will enhance the look of your home. 1104
Not all gloomy news on UK mortgage front; PERSONAL FINANCE LOANS. 233
Not guilty plea to fuel theft and wounding; ARREST. 182
Npower and Scottish Power complete set with big rises. 273
Obama hits back at string of McCain jabs in grand finale; INTERNATIONAL. 757
ON THIS DAY; August 30. 147
Parental mercy mission keeps Jones on track; TOURING CARS. 542
PartyGaming suffers a dip in people punting; GAMING. 389
Paving stone firm Marshalls is hit by slump in new build; BUILDING PRODUCTS. 552
Pietersen's men crush inadequate South African challenge; THE BRIT OVAL: England 296-7 beat South Africa 170 by 126 runs. 781
POLITICS: Bojo prepares to tackle climate change with London strategy. 331
POLITICS: Councils could halt repossesions. 636
POLITICS: Final goodbyes for Leo Abse, 'greatest Parliamentarian'. 411
POLITICS: Labour party loses pounds 75,000 to protect artist Banksy's identity. 339
POLITICS: Tesco backs out of eco-town plan - every little helps. 441
pounds 1.2bnextra in interest; PERSONAL FINANCE LOANS. 118
Quiz of the Day. 183
Redcoats course for university. 246
Redundant Rock staff leave stricken lender. 261
Regus joins the exodus from UK corporate tax regime; RENTALS. 518
Republicans respond, but nominee says well done; INTERNATIONAL. 473
REVIEWS: California Dreamin' (Cert 15), Artificial Eye **. 308
REVIEWS: Deadly, but ridiculous. 264
REVIEWS: The Oxford Murders (Cert 15), Contender **. 216
Royals take positives from Taunton tie; NATWEST PRO40. 604
Rugby Union: More questions than answers remain; It's a marathon, not a sprint. Brian Dick prepares for the first whistle of a long, long rugby season. 838
Rugby Union: Moseley seeking extra control on and off the pitch. 971
Rugby Union: Reprieved Cov prepare for further battles after winning survival fight. 812
Son who tried to extort pounds 10,000 from mother escapes criminal charges. 454
South Ossetia talks of union with Soviet northern region; INTERNATIONAL. 240
Stourbridge John Lewis sales up despite ringroad; RETAIL. Financial report 256
Stranded Zoom passengers search for a route back home. 659
Suicide pact charge; DEATH. 117
Suits you, sir! Heat on in Dubai. 1489
THE BIRMINGHAM POST: Brum behind. 299
THE BIRMINGHAM POST: Butlins BA. 99
THE BIRMINGHAM POST: NHS finances seem healthy - but at what cost? 379
The Cheka can trump opposition in Sandown showdown. 293
The collapse of transatlantic. 406
The daughter of the Baltic built on rock and steel; TRAVEL. 165
The Platform Company lifts Lavendon; SERVICES. 294
The time has come to take early retirement; REFLECTION AGENDA. 275
Tidy up and get ready for winter; GARDENING Undaunted by a bedraggled garden after a holiday, HANNAH STEPHENSON prepares for a new growing season. 556
Turn your thoughts to winter breaks; TRAVEL. 560
TV Pick of the Week. 660
Villa's pounds 12m man looking to boost England chances. 921
Walsall indebted to Robinson's fair-play; BIRMINGHAM LEAGUE. 434
Where there's music, there's brass; The number of brass bands may have dramatically declined in the past 100 years but JUDIE KELLIE discovers there's a bit of a revival in oom pah pah MAIN FEATURE. 1877
Where's your heart at? Choose your top Midland attraction; TRAVEL What is your favourite cultural experience in the Midlands? You can have your say in this year's tourism "Oscars". 716
Why Birmingham is the biz for Joe; Joe McConnell is a man steeped in the city of Birmingham, a city in which he has lived and worked his whole life. Tom Fleming talks to him about his career. 1982
Why can't new Birmingham museum be a wiki-exhibit? AGENDA Is it time for a new museum concept in Birmingham asks Birmingham Post blogger Jon Bounds. 456
Witness appeal; ACCIDENT. 80

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