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      PLAN WOULD PROVIDE AID TO PALESTINIANS
      Washington Post, 10-05-2006
      By Glenn Kessler and Colum LynchWashington Post Staff WritersWednesday, May 10, 2006; A18 With the Palestinian economy collapsing, the United States yesterday tentatively agreed to consider supporting a vague international plan that would temporarily provide direct aid to critical areas but bypass the Hamas–led g >>>


      PUTIN ZINGS U.S. BACK AFTER CRITICISM
      Washington Post, 10-05-2006
      MOSCOW –– President Vladimir Putin struck back at U.S. criticism Wednesday, suggesting that Washington puts its political interest above democratic ideals and emphasizing that Russia must increase its military and economic clout to resist foreign pressure.

In the seventh state of the nation address >>>


      REBUILDING A LIFE AND THEN A COUNTRY
      Washington Post, 10-05-2006
      It fell to Ngozi Okonjo–Iweala , barely 13 at the start of the Nigeria–Biafra war, to save her baby sister, struck down with malaria. Her father had joined the Biafran army, and her mother was too ill and weak to tend to her sick child.

The only doctor was about six miles away. So Okonjo–Iwea >>>


      S. AFRICAN EX–OFFICIAL APOLOGIZES
      Washington Post, 10-05-2006
      A20 JOHANNESBURG, May ' –– The day after being cleared of rape charges, Jacob Zuma, South Africa‘s former deputy president, publicly apologized Tuesday for having unprotected sex with a 31–year–old family friend infected with HIV. He also made clear that he is resuming political activi >>>


      TEENS SUSPECTED IN 7 BANK ROBBERIES
      Washington Post, 10-05-2006
      VANCOUVER, British Columbia –– Three boys barely into their teens are suspected of robbing seven banks over six weeks, handing the teller a note in each case and using the city‘s elevated train to make their getaway.

Police did not disclose how much money was taken and did not identify the bo >>>


      U.K. OFFICIAL URGES CLOSURE OF GUANTANAMO
      Washington Post, 10-05-2006
      LONDON –– The U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo Bay is a discredit to the American tradition of freedom and should close, Britain‘s attorney general said Wednesday.

Attorney General Lord Goldsmith called the Guantanamo camp‘s existence "unacceptable," the strongest condemnation o >>>


      US OIL EXECUTIVE KILLED IN NIGERIA
      Washington Post, 10-05-2006
      PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria (Reuters) – A U.S. oil executive employed by Baker Hughes was killed in an apparently targeted attack in Nigeria‘s southeastern oil city of Port Harcourt on Wednesday, authorities said.

It was not immediately clear if the attack was related to a five–month campaign by m >>>


      WEST BANK FUEL SUPPLY DWINDLES AFTER ISRAELI CUTOFF
      Washington Post, 10-05-2006
      RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Gas stations in the West Bank are running out of fuel after their Israeli supplier cut off deliveries over the Palestinian government‘s failure to pay bills, a Palestinian official said on Wednesday.

Mujahed Salameh, director general of the Palestinian Petroleum Agen >>>


      WORLD IN BRIEF
      Washington Post, 10-05-2006
      Hamas, Fatah Gunmen Clash Before Truce JERUSALEM –– Hamas and Fatah gunmen clashed for a second day on Tuesday despite their political leaders‘ appeals for calm, leaving nine people wounded in Gaza City, including five schoolchildren. A day earlier, two Fatah gunmen and one from Hamas were killed in p >>>


      ‘COMPANIES WILL MAKE &#163;3.3BN FROM PFI‘
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
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      A WOMAN‘S WORK IS NEVER DONE
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
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      ADAMS CALLS NEW ASSEMBLY A ‘TALKING SHOP‘
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Hél';ne Mulholland and agencies Wednesday May 10, 2006 Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams today raised doubts about the "inferior" Northern Ireland assembly model proposed by the government ahead of the Stormont meeting next week.

The west Belfast MP also said Sinn Féin would nominat >>>


      BLAIR‘S FAILURE IS TO THINK PUBLIC GOODS CAN BE DELIVERED BY PRIVATE MEANS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      The limits of New Labour have been exposed. The next stage will be nothing less than a refashioning of the state Jonathan Freedland Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian If you didn‘t care about the outcome, this would be wonderful entertainment.

The battle between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown is one of the >>>


      CALL FOR TREATY TO ENFORCE WEAPONS EMBARGOES
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Richard Norton–Taylor Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Britain is being urged to lead the way in promoting an arms trade treaty imposing tighter controls on weapons sales.

Amnesty International is lobbying MPs to support a treaty as it publishes a report exposing how governments connive in letting con >>>


      CAMERON URGES BLAIR: GO, AND GO SOON
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Matthew Tempest, political correspondent Wednesday May 10, 2006 David Cameron today likened Tony Blair‘s clinging on to power to the atmosphere in Hitler‘s bunker, as he called on the prime minister to "go, and go soon".

Seeking to exacerbate the divide between Mr Blair and the chancellor >>>


      CONSULTANT PAY RISES FAIL TO BOOST PRODUCTIVITY, SAYS NHS THINKTANK
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      John Carvel, social affairs editor Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Patients have not benefited from a 340m salary hike for NHS hospital consultants which was supposed to boost their productivity and quality of service, according to a report today from the King‘s Fund, an independent health thinktank.

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      FEW FLAGS AND LITTLE CHEER
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Leader Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Very few people in Britain will have noticed, but yesterday was Europe Day, the annual commemoration of Robert Schuman‘s 1'50 proposal for an organisation that over time became today‘s EU. Brussels takes the day off work to the strains of Beethoven‘s Nint >>>


      FROM DERBY TO DARFUR – BECKETT‘S BAPTISM OF FIRE
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Foreign secretary back from 36 hours in US Talks on Iran, Middle East, Africa and human rights Ewen MacAskill in New York Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Margaret Beckett speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting.

Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA It was a rollercoaster start to a new job, and Brit >>>


      GAY RIGHTS NO PROBLEM, SAYS CATHOLIC KELLY
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Will Woodward, chief political correspondent Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Ruth Kelly insisted yesterday her Catholicism would not conflict with government policy on gay rights, part of her new ministerial brief. The new communities and local government secretary has been put in charge of equality issues, which h >>>


      LOCAL LEADERS MUST STEP UP TO BE COUNTED
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Phil Swann Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Huge social change and greater diversity and difference in our communities are the key factors that will come to define the relationship between central and local government in the next few years.

At the Tavistock Institute, we have been analysing the scale of tha >>>


      MPS FEAR FOR BAE‘S COMMITMENT TO BRITAIN
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Mark Milner Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian BAE Systems‘ decision to put its 20% stake in Airbus up for sale is causing concern among members of the House of Commons defence committee.

Britain‘s leading defence company is in negotiations with the European defence group EADS, which owns the othe >>>


      PAIN BUT NO GAIN
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      The NHS cash crisis is beginning to bite in social services and the voluntary sector as the Department of Health looks at ways to alleviate its budgetary overspend. Mary O‘Hara assesses the implications Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Since the NHS cash crisis hit the headlines earlier this year, with deficit >>>


      POLICE SHELVE INVESTIGATION INTO ‘PEERAGE OFFER‘
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Press Association Wednesday May 10, 2006 Labour will not be investigated over claims that it offered rebel MP Peter Law a peerage not to stand in an election, Scotland Yard said today.

The Welsh secretary, Peter Hain, has furiously denied the claim that the prime minister approved an offer of a peerage to Mr L >>>


      PRIME MINISTER‘S QUESTIONS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Matthew Tempest Wednesday May 10, 2006 Preamble With the local elections, the reshuffle and the Prescott affair receding, Mr Blair still has plenty of problems in his in–tray. Not just the brooding chancellor, but the forthcoming re–emergence of the controversial education bill from its committee stage, the >>>


      Q&A: PRIVATE FINANCE INITIATIVE
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      The controversial private finance initiative is Labour‘s favoured method of funding new public sector projects. David Batty and Matt Weaver explains why it has provoked bitter debate David Batty & Matt Weaver Wednesday May 3, 2006 What is it?

The private finance initiative (PFI) is used to fund major >>>


      RAILWAYS FACE BIGGEST STRIKE SINCE 1'26
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      David Hencke, Westminster correspondent Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian The biggest rail stoppage since the 1'26 general strike could take place next month after a decision by the main rail unions to ballot tens of thousands of workers yesterday. The ballot of staff, from train drivers to ticket office workers >>>


      RESHUFFLE LEAVES TOWN HALLS IN LIMBO
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Peter Hetherington Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Another reshuffle, another name change. More confusion in Whitehall and town halls. Rarely has a once key department been sidelined at the whim of the prime minister in the political power play that follows a drubbing at the polls.

While that might seem an >>>


      THEY SHOULD COME OUT AS IMPERIALIST AND PROUD OF IT
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      There is a progressive tradition of support for colonialism, which the Euston manifesto group could champion Geoffrey Wheatcroft Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Whatever else the Iraq enterprise and the supposed attempt to democratise the Middle East have done, they have produced some unlikely alliances, and begun >>>


      UNLOCKING THE BROWN CODE
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Michael White Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian During Gordon Brown‘s new TV offensive he talks a lot about renewal of New Labour in response to last week‘s "wake–up call" in the local elections.

But the prime minister–in–waiting can be maddeningly vague as to precisel >>>


      WARNING OVER NHS FUNDING PLANS FOR LONDON UNIVERSITIES
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Donald MacLeod Wednesday May 10, 2006 London universities warned today that more than 3,000 staff could lose their jobs if plans proceed to change the NHS research and development budget.

At present, the capital receives one–third of the national health research budget and London vice–chancellors f >>>


      WIND OF CHANGE
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      David Miliband arrives at Defra with a new team of ministers. As all political parties fight to claim the green agenda, John Vidal asks whether the changes are really designed to smooth the way for nuclear power Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian If a government department loses its secretary of state and three of its >>>


      5 ESCAPE FROM U.S. PRISON IN IRAQ
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 1:46 PM BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Five people escaped from a U.S. detention center in northern Iraq, the U.S. command said Wednesday.

The detainees escaped early Tuesday from the Fort Suse Theater internment facility near Sulaimaniyah, 160 miles northeast of Baghdad, said Spc. Stacy San >>>


      ALBRIGHT SUGGESTS DIRECT TALKS WITH IRAN
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 2:01 PM SEATTLE (AP) – The nation‘s military forces are overstretched and the U.S.

should seek direct talks with Iran instead of making threats, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said.

The last thing we need is to invade another country,‘&l >>>


      ARIZ. POSSE TO ROUND UP ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 1:16 PM AP Photo AZAM'01 By AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press Writer GILA BEND, Ariz. (AP) – Four Mexican men sit in the dirt with their wrists bound, shoulders hunched and eyes lowered to avoid the glare of the rising sun.

The immigrants had been on their way to build a dairy >>>


      AUSTRALIA, U.S. AGREE ON TERROR SUSPECT
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 6:16 AM SYDNEY, Australia (AP) – The United States and Australia have signed a deal to allow an Australian terror suspect held at Guantanamo Bay to serve his sentence in his own country if convicted, the Australian government said Wednesday.

David Hicks, a former kangaroo skinner a >>>


      AUSTRALIANS LOST AT SEA LIVE OFF SQUID
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 4:46 PM By ED JOHNSON Associated Press Writer SYDNEY, Australia (AP) – A man, his son and his teenage nephew survived for three weeks on squid and rainwater as their boat drifted in choppy waters off the northeastern tip of Australia, police said Wednesday.

John Tabo, 38, his son J >>>


      BOOKER BOUNDS TO MAYOR‘S OFFICE IN NEWARK
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:01 PM AP Photo NJGO101 By JANET FRANKSTON Associated Press Writer NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – A 37–year–old former city councilman triumphed in his bid to be Newark‘s first new mayor in two decades, a win that marks a shift in black leadership for a city trying to turn around de >>>


      CUBA, SAUDIS, CHINA ON RIGHTS COUNCIL
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:16 AM AP Photo UNDK112 By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press Writer UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Cuba, Saudi Arabia, China and Russia won seats on the new U.N. Human Rights Council on Tuesday despite their poor human rights records, but two rights abusers – Iran and Venezuela – were d >>>


      EX–BEAUTY SALON OWNER CONVICTED IN MOB CASE
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:01 AM By TOM HAYS Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) – A former beauty salon owner known as Vinny Gorgeous – portrayed by authorities as the ruthless acting boss of the Bonanno crime family

– was convicted Tuesday of racketeering charges, though jurors deadlocked o >>>


      EX–BOSTON UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT PAID $6.1M
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 6:16 AM BOSTON (AP) – Retired Boston University President John Silber received $6.1 million from the university in 2005, mostly in deferred compensation, the university said Tuesday.

The university announced the pay package in advance of filing its annual report with the state Divi >>>


      FLA. HOUSE SPEAKER WON‘T CHALLENGE HARRIS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 4:46 PM By DAVID ROYSE Associated Press Writer TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Rejecting appeals from Gov. Jeb Bush and other top Republicans, House Speaker Allan Bense said Wednesday he will not challenge U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris for the party‘s nomination for U.S. Senate.

Bense, >>>


      GUNMAN KILLS U.S. OIL WORKER IN NIGERIA
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:16 PM PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria (AP) – A gunman riding a motorcycle shot to death an American oil worker Wednesday in a southern Nigeria city, police said.

Police Commissioner Samuel Adetuyi said the American worked for the U.S. drilling equipment maker Baker Hughes Inc. and was rid >>>


      HEAD OF GALLAUDET UNIV. BOARD RESIGNS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 1:31 PM By ASHTON WILLIAMS Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – The interim head of the Gallaudet University board of trustees has resigned, saying she was overwhelmed by the protests that greeted the selection of a new president to lead the nation‘s only liberal arts college for >>>


      INDONESIAN LEADER MAY DROP SUHARTO CHARGES
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 6:01 AM By NINIK KARMINI Associated Press Writer JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – Indonesia‘s president planned to confer Wednesday with top lawmakers over whether to drop corruption charges against former dictator Suharto because of his deteriorating health, a government official said.
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      IRANIANS FAULT RICE‘S DISMISSAL OF LETTER
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 6:01 AM AP Photo JAK102 By ALI AKBAR DAREINI Associated Press Writer TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice‘s abrupt dismissal of a letter from Iran‘s president might only strengthen hardline attitudes and mistrust of America, some Iranians warned Tuesday.
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      IRAQI PRESIDENT SAYS KILLING MUST STOP
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 3:01 PM AP Photo BAG10' By THOMAS WAGNER Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – President Jalal Talabani said Wednesday that nearly 1,100 people were killed in Baghdad alone last month and urged Iraq‘s feuding factions to unite against surging crime and terrorism.

B >>>


      ISRAELIS STOP FUEL SUPPLY TO PALESTINIANS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 2:46 PM RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) – The Israeli company that provides fuel to the Palestinian areas is cutting off supplies due to growing debts, Israeli and Palestinian officials said Wednesday, a move that could deepen a humanitarian crisis in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

The hea >>>


      ITALY NAMES EX–COMMUNIST AS NEW PRESIDENT
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 1:31 PM AP Photo ROM102 By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press Writer ROME (AP) – The Italian Parliament elected an 80–year–old former Communist to be president on Wednesday, paving the way for a government headed by center–left leader Romano Prodi to be formed within days.>>>


      LOST HIKERS SURVIVE 3 NIGHTS IN MOUNTAINS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 2:01 PM IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) – Two lost hikers who survived 3 nights in the frigid San Jacinto Mountains said they stumbled upon the campsite of a man who vanished a year ago and were able to scavenge food, clothes and matches from his backpack.

Brandon Day and Gina Allen were re >>>


      MINE BLAST KILLS 5 SOLDIERS IN CAMBODIA
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:16 AM PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) – A land mine killed five Cambodian soldiers and maimed another as they tried to remove it from an area being developed to build a casino, an official said Wednesday.

The surviving soldier lost a leg in the powerful blast Tuesday, said Pech Sokhen, >>>


      MINERS‘ RESCUERS SHARE DETAILS OF ORDEAL
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:16 PM AP Photo TOK207 By ED JOHNSON Associated Press Writer SYDNEY, Australia (AP) – Glenn Burns peered through the narrow opening he had chiseled through the rock. Staring back were Todd Russell and Brant Webb, their dirt–caked, bearded faces illuminated by the beam of his miner&ls >>>


      NEBRASKA GOVERNOR WINS GOP PRIMARY
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 6:01 AM AP Photo NEDW101 By LARRY SULLIVAN Associated Press Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Football coach–turned–congressman Tom Osborne tried

– and failed – to take down Gov. Dave Heineman on Tuesday in the Republican primary for governor of this football– >>>


      NEWARK ELECTS FIRST NEW MAYOR IN 2 DECADES
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:31 AM AP Photo NJGO101 By JANET FRANKSTON Associated Press Writer NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Cory Booker, a 37–year–old former Rhodes scholar, became Newark‘s first new mayor in two decades by a landslide Tuesday, ushering in a new era for the struggling city.

Booker s >>>


      POLICE SEARCH FOR POLYGAMIST CHURCH LEADER
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:31 PM AP Photo NYET800 COLORADO CITY, Ariz. (AP) – Law enforcement authorities meeting to discuss the search for a fugitive church leader now on the FBI‘s 10 Most Wanted list didn‘t receive a warm welcome from the polygamous community.

Some residents were seen leaving >>>


      REPORT: DISABLED ROMANIAN KIDS MISTREATED
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 6:16 AM By WILLIAM C. MANN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – Romania still warehouses mentally ill and retarded children in adult mental institutions in filth and degradation, an international advocacy organization says.

The report, to be released Wednesday by Mental Disabi >>>


      RICE BACKS EUROPEAN DIPLOMACY WITH IRAN
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:01 PM AP Photo DCCD101 By ANNE GEARAN AP Diplomatic Writer NEW YORK (AP) – A new proposal that European diplomats will soon present to Iran makes plain the international cost of going forward with disputed nuclear development, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Wednesday.

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      SEA TURTLE‘S DEATH HALTS FLA. RESTORATION
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:01 PM DESTIN, Fla. (AP) – A beach restoration project in the Florida Panhandle has been shut down until next fall after an endangered sea turtle was killed, authorities said.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stopped the work after the Kemp‘s ridley sea turtle was killed dur >>>


      SENATE PANEL BACKS KEMPTHORNE FOR INTERIOR
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:46 PM By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – A Senate committee Wednesday sent Idaho Gov. Dirk Kempthorne‘s nomination as interior secretary to the full Senate, although procedural delays by lawmakers may stall his final confirmation to the Cabinet.

The S >>>


      SON GETS 20 YEARS FOR KILLING ABUSIVE DAD
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 5:31 PM AP Photo NYR101 By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press Writer MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) – A man who admitted bludgeoning his father to death was sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday, despite pleas for leniency from relatives who said the father had abused his entire family for years.
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      TORNADOES TEAR THROUGH N. TEXAS, KILLING 3
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 2:31 PM AP Photo TXMS103 By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press Writer WESTMINSTER, Texas (AP) – Tornadoes swept through two North Texas towns after dark, reducing houses to bare concrete slabs in a path of destruction that left three people dead and 10 injured, officials said Wednesday.

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      VT. FRATERNITY MEMBERS FACE HAZING FINES
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Wednesday May 10, 2006 3:01 PM BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) – Four fraternity members accused of making pledges wear cowboy clothes and suffer homophobic insults in a Brokeback Mountain‘‘–themed initiation ritual face $1,000 fines under the state‘s anti–hazing law.

Univers >>>


      ‘I HAD TO KEEP KISSING ANGELINA JOLIE‘
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      He was the East End schoolboy boxer who grew up to become the ultimate movie hardman – and the screen‘s most prolific swearer. And as a lifelong West Ham supporter, who better to tackle the roles of a brutish football manager and the FA‘s anti–hooliganism figurehead? By Lynn Barber Sunday May 7, >>>


      7,000 JOBS GO IN CABLE AND CATALOGUE CUTS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      NTL aims to shed a third of staff in just over a year Littlewoods prepares to shut three warehouses Dan Milmo Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian More than 7,000 jobs were cut across British industry yesterday as the cable operator NTL announced plans to reduce its workforce by about 6,000, while the Littlewoods catalo >>>


      A STARTLING TAKEOVER IN AFRICA
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Thursday May 10, 1877 The Guardian Prince Bismarck once spoke of England – somewhere about the time the Ionian islands were transferred to Greece – as a ceding Power, and therefore, wanting in one of the "notes" of true imperial vigour.

When a State ceases to annex and begins to surrender >>>


      A TALE OF TWO BREAKFASTS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Mugabe was not always the figure now depicted on the London stage as a haunted depressive Victoria Brittain Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Presidents, prime ministers – how universally they hate to step down from power. Long after most of their people and colleagues wish they would go, they hang on, convince >>>


      AFGHAN HIJACKERS WIN ASYLUM RULING
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Staff and agencies Wednesday May 10, 2006 Nine Afghan asylum seekers who commandeered a plane and forced the crew to fly to Britain won a high court challenge today over their right to refugee status following the hijack in 2000.

In his ruling, the judge said the Home Office had "deliberately delayed" >>>


      ALLEN DERIDES DYKE BID FOR ITV
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Chris Tryhorn Wednesday May 10, 2006 ITV chief executive Charles Allen today poured scorn on Greg Dyke‘s failed takeover approach earlier this year, claiming there had been "nothing to steal" from his bid team‘s plans.

Mr Allen said he had been "disappointed" at the lack of idea >>>


      AUT DENIES ‘SECRET‘ PAY DEAL
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Donald MacLeod Wednesday May 10, 2006 The lecturers‘ union at the centre of an escalating pay dispute that could affect the graduation of 300,000 students today denied that it had tried to make a separate deal with elite universities.

A conversation between Sally Hunt, the general secretary of the Associ >>>


      BACK FROM THE DEEP
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Todd Russell and Brant Webb emerged from a mine shaft in Tasmania yesterday after 13 days trapped 3,000ft below ground – to the delight of all Australia.

Hilary Burden on an epic tale of courage that united a nation Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Tuesday April 25 was Anzac Day. In Australia, this is >>>


      BANK RAISES FEARS OF INTEREST RATE HIKE
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Press Association Wednesday May 10, 2006 Homeowners were braced for an interest rate rise by the end of the year after the Bank of England today revealed that a key inflation target would be missed if it failed to act within a year.

The Bank said inflation would be above 2% in two years if borrowing costs rema >>>


      BLAIR LOSING TOUCH, SAYS EX–MINISTER
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Labour loyalist calls for new leadership style Denham warns against another year of ‘drift‘ Jackie Ashley Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian The prime minister‘s hopes of calming the row about the timing of his departure suffered a blow yesterday when another New Labour loyalist warned that without a >>>


      BLAIR V BROWN: THE PUBLIC AND THE PRIVATE DISPUTES
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Fresh demand for exit date No 11 anger at PM letter No 10 intervenes in spending New pensions row Patrick Wintour, political editor Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Tony Blair outside 10 Downing Street yesterday. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

Gordon Brown yesterday raised the spectre of Margaret Thatcher >>>


      BRAINS AS WELL AS BRAWN
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Leader Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian The crash–site where the 2005 Labour government has self–destructed so spectacularly over the past five days remains a toxic and dangerous place.

Political explosions continued yesterday, when Gordon Brown went on breakfast television to attack Tony Blair >>>


      BRITISH HACKER FACES EXTRADITION TO US
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      David Fickling and agencies Wednesday May 10, 2006 Gary McKinnon arrives at Bow Street magistrates court in London, where he was recomended for extradition. Photo: Bruno Vincent, Getty Images

A British computer hacker accused by US prosecutors of perpetrating the "biggest military hack of all time" w >>>


      BRITISH TEAMS COMPETE FOR CASH TO UNLOCK MYSTERIES OF THE CURSED PLANET
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      James Randerson, science correspondent Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian From the first two failed Soviet missions in October 1'60 to Britain‘s ill–fated Beagle 2 that crash–landed on Christmas Day 2003, Mars has a history of devouring space missions for breakfast.

But despite its curse >>>


      CAN A CITY REALLY SAY SORRY – ESPECIALLY FOR SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED TWO CENTURIES AGO?
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Marcel Berlins Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian There‘s a big debate in Bristol tonight about whether or not the city should formally apologise for its prominent and financially rewarding role in the slave trade. Liverpool, the other main British slave port, has already done just this, and there is a growing p >>>


      CHENEY‘S DAUGHTER ON FAMILY DINNERS, KERRY AND COMING OUT
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Book outlines battles with Republicans on gay rights Father accepts lesbianism and supports relationship Suzanne Goldenberg in Washington Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian For much of the world, the bald man with the crooked smile is a scary figure who operates in the shadows of a superpower, dragging the US into war >>>


      DIARY
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      ' May 2006 Jon Henley‘s diary 5 May 2006 Jon Henley‘s diary 4 May 2006 Jon Henley‘s: Diary 3 May 2006 Jon Henley‘s: diary 2 May 2006 Jon Henley: Diary 28 Apr 2006 Duncan Campbell‘s diary 27 Apr 2006 Duncan Campbell‘s diary 26 Apr 2006 Duncan Campbell‘s diary 25 Apr 2006 Dun >>>


      DSG BOOSTED BY WORLD CUP FEVER
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Staff and agencies Wednesday May 10, 2006 The electrical retailer DSG today reported a pickup in sales as customers snapped up high definition and digital TVs ahead of the World Cup.

Britain‘s biggest seller of electrical goods, which was formerly known as Dixons, said sales at stores open for at least a >>>


      ENGLAND DELAY SELECTING TEST TEAM
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Selectors will wait until the morning before naming XI to face Sri Lanka Staff and agencies Wednesday May 10, 2006 Flintoff takes a break during England‘s nets session at Lord‘s. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/PA.

England have chosen to delay naming their line–up for the opening Test against Sri L >>>


      EX–COMMUNIST ELECTED AS ITALIAN PRESIDENT
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Agencies Wednesday May 10, 2006 Giorgio Napolitano waves as he leaves the senate in Rome with bodyguards, shortly after being informed of his election as Italian president. Photo: AP/Pier Paolo Cito

The Italian parliament today elected a former communist as president, ending a political standoff and clearing t >>>


      FLASHPOINT FARMLAND
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Lebanon‘s prime minister has been in Britain seeking support in a land row, writes Brian Whitaker Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Lebanese prime minister, Fuad Siniora, has just ended a three–day visit to London that included talks with Tony Blair. Among other things, Mr Siniora was seeking Britain‘s help >>>


      FOURTH CHILD HAS E COLI BUG
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Staff and agencies Wednesday May 10, 2006 The nursery in Dunfermline, Fife, which was attended by toddlers who have the E coli stomach bug. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA

A fourth toddler was today confirmed as having contracted a potentially fatal strain of the stomach bug E coli in an outbreak in Scotland.
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      GIBSON‘S LONG MARCH FROM BANKRUPTCY TO EINDHOVEN
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Survival 20 years ago was Middlesbrough‘s greatest comeback of all, says their saviour–cum–strategist Michael Walker Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Steve McClaren joked last Saturday that you could write a book about Middlesbrough‘s season but, for those steeped in Teesside, 2005–06 m >>>


      GLAXO GAINS INJUNCTION AGAINST ANIMAL ACTIVISTS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Sam Jones Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Europe‘s biggest drug–maker, Glaxo–SmithKline, last night won a high court injunction to stop an unknown group of animal rights activists sending more letters to its small shareholders or publishing their names and addresses.

The move came after t >>>


      GONE WALKABOUT
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Sandra Harris hits the road north from Perth to swim with the friendly dolphins of Monkey Mia. But it‘s the diversions along the West Australian coast that end up charming her the most Wednesday May 10, 2006 Off the track ... (clockwise from left) the writer with a view to Z–Bend Gorge at Kalbarri National >>>


      GUARDIAN WINS ANOTHER WEBBY
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Full list of winners Have your say Mark Sweney Tuesday May ', 2006 Guardian Unlimited: best online newspaper for second year running

Guardian Unlimited has won the best online newspaper award for the second year running at the 10th International Webby Awards, widely regarded as the "Oscars" of th >>>


      IF THIS IS AHMADINEJAD‘S BLUFF, IT IS BLUFF WORTH CALLING
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      The only route to regime change and disarmament is engagement, so the US must respond to this week‘s letter from Tehran Simon Jenkins Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian For a British foreign secretary Iraq is easy. It has been Tony Blair‘s personal, colossal, hubristic, career–wrecking mistake, and t >>>


      JUNK BY ANY OTHER NAME
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Improving the nation‘s nutrition is about more than changing the colour of blue Smarties Zoe Williams Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Blue Smarties are to become white, as Nestlé Rowntree desists in its use of all artificial colours. I have no particular fondness for the blue ones: any idiot knows only t >>>


      LAND LOCKED
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      A fresh competition inquiry could see the land literally shift from beneath the big four supermarkets, writes Fiona Walsh Tuesday May ', 2006 Having already faced two full–scale inquiries in the past six years, can there really be much more for the Competition Commission to uncover about the inner workings of >>>


      LET‘S FORCE CELEBS TO LOOK LIKE NORMAL PEOPLE
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Lucy Mangan Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Every woman I know, myself included, keeps a mental list of all the things she hates about her body, an idiosyncratic taxonomy of self–loathing that frequently makes her sob into her pillow, alternately refuse and binge on biscuits and hide in corners at parties, if >>>


      MATERNITY SERVICES ‘IN CRISIS‘
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Press Association Wednesday May 10, 2006 Record NHS debts have plunged maternity services into "crisis", with job cuts denying mothers decent care, the leader of the UK‘s midwives said today.

The warning from the general secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, Dame Karlene Davis, came after >>>


      MCCLAREN CHASES WIDER ACCLAIM AS BORO‘S EPIC JOURNEY REACHES ITS FINALE
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Michael Walker in Eindhoven Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian One last preparation, one last team selection, one last tilt at club–level glory: Steve McClaren takes charge of Middlesbrough for the 250th time here tonight and the hope that unites Teesside and Soho is that their best has been saved for the last g >>>


      MOODY DEFENDS OPENERS AGAINST SRI LANKA CRITICS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      David Hopps Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Tom Moody claimed to have become immune to Sri Lankan cricket‘s politics as he sought to prepare his side for tomorrow‘s first Test at Lord‘s while his own chairman of selectors was questioning his competence and rubbishing the opening batsmen who must d >>>


      NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY?
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Theo Walcott has been picked to play for England at the tender age of 17. In football, a youthful turn of speed can be worth far more than miles on the clock. But is that true for all sports? And can you rise to the highest levels in politics, art and music when you‘re still wet behind the ears? Mark Lawson (age >>>


      OUR LAND OWNERSHIP HELPS US TAKE THE CHURCH TO THE PEOPLE
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      The Church of England is spreading the faith and using its investments wisely, says Andrew Brown Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian In her article on the Church Commissioners‘ annual report, Catherine Boyle suggests that the major challenge facing the Church of England is to get the thousands of Sunday shoppers >>>


      PATIENTS DIE AS DOCTORS RUN OUT OF DRUGS TO TREAT THEM
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Chris McGreal in Gaza City Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Ahmed Ayad was unfortunate to fall sick under what Israel and its allies in the west are defining as the "ministries of terror".

The 42–year–old Palestinian father of five began kidney dialysis at a hospital in Gaza City six w >>>


      POWERFUL BUT EXPENSIVE: IT‘S PLAYSTATION 3
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Much–delayed game console to cost 340 Debt warning as parents face costly Christmas Bobbie Johnson and Patrick Barkham Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Sony finally unveiled its much–delayed PlayStation 3 yesterday but, with a price tag to match the game console‘s formidable technology, parents are >>>


      RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      As another Jamie Oliver restaurant staffed by disadvantaged youngsters prepares to open, the man spreading the Fifteen ethos tells Alison Benjamin there‘s much more on the menu Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Liam Black at the first Fifteen restaurant, in east London. Photograph: David Levene

Jamie O >>>


      RODEO DIPLOMACY
      Guardian, 10-05-2006
      Simon Tisdall Wednesday May 10, 2006 The Guardian Dick Cheney‘s just–completed east European rampage left Russia in a rage.

Peppering grapeshot in his inimitable way, the US vice–president accused the Kremlin of using oil and gas exports to "intimidate and blackmail" European neighb >>>



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