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      CASH–STRAPPED POLICE FORCE USES VOLUNTEERS TO DRIVE OFFICERS TO AND FROM JOBS
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     The Devon and Cornwall police want to start their own version of the hospital car service to take them to non–urgent appointments A hard up police force is recruiting unpaid volunteers to drive their officers to and from jobs.

The Devon and Cornwall police want to start their own version of the hospital c >>>


      CAUGHT ON MOBILE PHONE CAMERA: THE MOMENT GANG GRABBED &#163;250,000 WORTH OF ROLEX WATCHES
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     This is the dramatic moment that a gang, dressed in paper boiler suits, used huge sledgehammers to smash their way through a shop window in the middle of a busy street and grabbed 250,000 worth of Cartier and Rolex watches.

The extraordinary scene unfolded during rush hour on a busy street as customers browsed >>>


      DEVOTED COUPLE CLOCK UP 78 YEARS OF MARRIAGE (AND THEY SPENT FOUR YEARS COURTING)
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Devoted couple Jim and Margaret Entwisle do not believe that opposites attract – and they should know after 78 years of marriage.

It is thought that the couple‘s remarkable union is one of the longest ever in Britain, and they could even feature in the book of Guinness World Records when they reach the ma >>>


      DIANA INQUEST: CHAUFFEUR HENRI PAUL HAD ‘MYSTERIOUSLY HIGH‘ CARBON MONOXIDE LEVELS BEFORE CRASH
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Blood samples taken from dead chauffeur Henri Paul showed "mysteriously" high levels of carbon monoxide, the Diana inquest heard.

The percentage of toxins in his system was so abnormally excessive that the Frenchman should have been suffering symptoms including severe headaches and nausea, the High Co >>>


      DIPLOMAT‘S SON CLAIMS IMMUNITY AFTER ARREST FOR RAPE OF 16–YEAR–OLD IN HYDE PARK
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     A diplomat‘s son arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a schoolgirl has claimed immunity – but embassy officials have agreed to waive it.

The 16–year–old victim was grabbed as she waited at a bus stop by a 5ft 5in man near the Albert Hall Memorial, West London, in the early hours o >>>


      EU GLOBAL WARMING RULES WILL COST EVERY BRITISH TAXPAYER &#163;120 PER YEAR
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Gordon Brown with EU president Jose Barroso (file photo) EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso says Europeans would each pay 3 Euros (2.24) a week for EU package to limit global warming.

The European Union plans to slash greenhouse gases by a fifth by 2020, imposing costs on major polluters and rapidly sc >>>


      FABULOUS AT 45: DEMI MOORE STRIPS OFF TO POSE IN A SKIMPY WHITE BIKINI
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Years after her iconic nude pose while pregnant for Vanity Fair, actress Demi Moore is still happy to show off her body. The 45–year–old posed in a skimpy white bikini for a fashion magazine.

While most women her age are growing to accept they are past their bikini best, Demi – thanks to a rep >>>


      FANTASTIC MR FROST: HOW AN ICY NIGHT TURNED A CAR BONNET INTO A WORK OF ART
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Sometimes nature‘s palette is richer than that of any artist, as these beautiful and surreal images show.

These delicate fronds and whorls are not decorative etchings, nor have they anything to do with vegetation, despite their biological appearance.

Scroll down for more ... The car roof in Oxfor >>>


      FATHER FOUGHT OFF THREE ARMED BURGLARS AS THEY BEAT HIM AND THREATENED HIS DAUGHTER
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Hero: Brave Bernard Dwyer was left with serious injuries after he defended his family A millionaire businessman single–handedly fought off a trio of armed burglars after they threatened to kill his teenage daughter, a court has heard.

Bernard Dwyer, 51, was stabbed in the head three times as he defended h >>>


      FRANCE BANS BRITAIN‘S MIGRANT X–RAY SCANNER... BECAUSE IT MIGHT BREACH HEALTH AND SAFETY
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     British border guards in Calais have been banned from using X–rays to search for illegal immigrants in lorries – unless they ask for the stowaways‘ written permission.

French authorities have blocked the use of the scanners, claiming they could breach European health and safety laws.

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      FRANCE BANS UK MIGRANT SCANNER... BECAUSE IT BREACHES HEALTH AND SAFETY
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     British border guards in Calais have been banned from using X–rays to search for illegal immigrants in lorries – unless they ask for the stowaways‘ written permission.

French authorities have blocked the use of the scanners, claiming they could breach European health and safety laws.

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      GOVERNMENT PLANS TO PAY FAT PEOPLE TO LOSE WEIGHT
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Obese people could be offered vouchers or cash to lose weight under plans being examined by the Government.

It is one of a raft of measures being put forward to tackle Britain‘s growing weight problem.

Today‘s Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives strategy set out the role of the workplace in encou >>>


      HARDLY A SNIP... THE &#163;27,000 BILL FOR A LIFETIME OF HAIR CARE FOR THE AVERAGE WOMAN
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Unless she really suits hats, a good haircut is something no woman can live without.

So it‘s no surprise she‘s prepared to pay for it.

But finding out just how much, might give the man in her life a few grey hairs.

Scroll down for more ... For it appears the average women spends 27 >>>


      HEADIER THAN ALCOHOL, BETTER THAN SEX. WHY IN THIS OF ALL WEEKS WE NEED A GOOD GIGGLE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     The much–dreaded and much–discussed Gloomiest Week of the Year has not been quite so depressing after all.

Amid stories of rising floods and plunging shares, Tuesday‘s Mail carried pictures of TV presenters Fern Britton and Phillip Schofield, killing themselves in quite a different sense.
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      HOW PARIS‘ POSH POOCHES ARE KILLING OFF OUR CLASSIC DOG BREEDS
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Celebrity copycat: Everyone wants to copy Paris Hilton by owning small pets, such as her chihuahua It could hardly be a more British sight. A spaniel, or perhaps a setter, trotting next to its owner, carrying the newspaper.

Or at least, it was. For these days it seems that the pedigree pooch is as likely to fit >>>


      JACK NICHOLSON ARRIVES IN A PUFF OF SMOKE... AND BLOWS ONE FAN AWAY WITH A PASSIONATE KISS
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     At 70, Jack Nicholson has barely calmed his lady–killer ways, and there‘s yet another habit he hasn‘t been able to shake – smoking.

The Hollywood veteran, who arrived in London yesterday to promote his new film The Bucket List, didn‘t miss an opportunity to light up during a visit >>>


      JAGGER JOINS THE VILLAGE PEOPLE: AGEING ROCKER DOES THE YMCA FOR PAPARAZZI
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Sir Mick Jagger appears to be auditioning for the Village People as he leaves top London restaurant Cipriani.

The Rolling Stones frontman dined at the Italian Mayfair eaterie without his girlfriend L‘Wren Scott, before continuing his night out at the adjoining Harry‘s Bar, named after its Venetian n >>>


      JORDAN FLASHES TATTOO FOR THE FIRST TIME – TO GO WITH THE NEW BOOBS AND NOSE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     She may have had a boob–reduction but Jordan is keeping things glamorous by having a brand new tattoo etched on the back of her neck.

The 2'–year–old mother–of–three is said to have had the colourful design in honour of her children – although she has kept mum about what >>>


      MAKE A SPLASH IN THE WORLD‘S LARGEST SWIMMING POOL
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     If you like doing laps in the swimming pool, you might want to stock up on the energy drinks before diving in to this one.

It is more than 1,000 yards long, covers 20 acres, had a 115ft deep end and holds 66 million gallons of water.

Yesterday the Guinness Book of Records named the vast pool beside the >>>


      MARKETS IN MELTDOWN AS BOTH FTSE AND DOW JONES PLUNGE AGAIN AMID RECESSION FEARS
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Dow Jones sharply down as wary investors fear recession Pressure mounts on Bank to follow Fed and slash rates Investor George Soros admits recession is likely Inflation fears forced Bank to hold rates last month Brown calls for meeting with European leaders to discuss crisis Bank of England boss Mervyn King has hinted t >>>


      MILLIONS OF WOMEN ARE DRINKING MORE THAN THEY REALISE BECAUSE OF LARGER WINE GLASSES
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Drinking problem: Middle–class women are most at risk from over drinking Millions of middle–class women are drinking far more alcohol than they thought, according to official figures revealed.

The surge has been revealed after the Government was forced to revise consumption calculations because of t >>>


      MOTHER‘S HORROR AT FINDING 18–MONTH–OLD SON DROWNED IN POND IN GARDEN PARTY TRAGEDY
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     A mother has spoken of the horrific moment she found her toddler son drowned in a pond during a garden party.

Tanya James, 30, described the tragic discovery of 18–month–old William lying face down in a pool in her friend Jackie Taylor‘s garden at her Corsham, Wiltshire, home at an inquest tod >>>


      MOTHER OF ‘SUFFOLK STRANGLER‘ VICTIM TELLS COURT: ‘SHE WAS AN EXCELLENT STUDENT BEFORE HER FATHER DIED‘
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Suspect: Steve Wright The mother of a murdered woman today told how her daughter turned from being an "excellent student" to a drug–addicted prostitute after the death of her father.

Maire Alderton was speaking at the trial of forklift truck driver Steve Wright, 4', of Ipswich, who denies mu >>>


      MY 10AM TOTS ARE MEDICINAL, SAYS WHISKY–SWILLING KEN LIVINGSTONE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Dispatched: Livingstone sips Ken Livingstone yesterday made the extraordinary admission that he drinks whisky at 10 o‘clock in the morning while answering questions in public.

The former Labour MP, who is now London mayor, excused his habit by claiming it was a tonic for bronchitis.

Mr Livingston >>>


      NICOLE KIDMAN AND CATE BLANCHETT LEAD TRIBUTES AS HOLLYWOOD MOURNS FALLEN STAR HEATH LEDGER
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Tributes are pouring in for Australian actor Heath Ledger, who was found dead in his New York apartment yesterday.

As police began an investigation into the cause of the 28–year–old‘s untimely death, some of Hollywood‘s brightest stars paid their condolences to the troubled actor‘s >>>


      NOW THE PARTY LIFESTYLE CATCHES UP WITH PRIMROSE HILL SET MEMBER SADIE FROST
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     She‘s one of the notorious hard–partying Primrose Hill set, and now it appears that lifestyle is finally exacting a toll on founder member Sadie Frost.

Sadie may have missed pal Kate Moss‘ now legendary birthday party last week, but as she emerged bleary–eyed and looking worse for wear a >>>


      NOW VICTIMS OF CRIME HAVE DETAILS LOST IN POST IN LATEST GOVERNMENT DATA BUNGLE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Sensitive details about victims of crime may have fallen into the wrong hands in yet another lost data bungle by Government officials.

Four computer discs containing confidential details of magistrates court cases are missing after being posted through the Royal Mail.

The missing material includes deta >>>


      POLICE CHIEFS CALL FOR ‘WIFE–BEATER‘ LIST TO CRACK DOWN ON DOMESTIC ABUSE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     In 2006/07, 142 people were killed in domestic violence attacks Men who attack their wives are to be logged on a sex offender–style register.

Chief constables say it will allow their officers to save lives by tracking violent partners wherever they move.

The true scale of domestic violence, which >>>


      REUNITED: BRITNEY BACK TOGETHER WITH BRITISH BOYFRIEND AS SHE FACES ANOTHER DAY OF RECKONING IN COURT
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Britney Spears and her on/off British boyfriend Adnan Ghalib reunited last night for a romantic dinner.

Holding hands and beaming, the couple stepped out at Taverna Tony‘s Greek restaurant in Malibu, California – just 24 hours after Britney, 26, was said to have called an end to the relationship.
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      SHOCK AS TORY MP TAKES ‘HERBAL VIAGRA‘ SEX DRUG ON LIVE TV
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     A close ally of David Cameron raised eyebrows yesterday when he agreed to test a herbal Viagra–style pill on live daytime TV.

Tory frontbencher Ed Vaizey swallowed a Viapro pill on the Channel 5 show The Wright Stuff to test the manufacturer‘s claims that it increases the libido within 30 minutes.>>>


      SOLE SURVIVOR OF DIANA CRASH HEARD THE PRINCESS CRY OUT FOR DODI AS SHE LAY DYING
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     The sole survivor to the car crash that killed Diana remembers the Princess crying out for her lover Dodi Fayed as she lay dying.

Former bodyguard Trevor Rees said today that he remembered little else of the doomed journey and denied that he was part of a murder conspiracy.

Mr Rees took the stand at th >>>


      SON OF MONGOLIAN DIPLOMAT ARRESTED FOR RAPING GIRL, 16, BESIDE DIANA MEMORIAL CLAIMS DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Terrifying: The teenage girl was raped near the Diana memorial fountain Most popular stories 1. Goth who walks fiancée on a leash is banned by bus driver who told him: ‘No dogs allowed‘
2. ‘Internet suicide cult‘ rips apart town as SEVEN young people hang themselves 3. Life on Mars? Amaz >>>


      SPICE GIRLS POCKET &#163;10MILLION EACH AFTER 17–NIGHT RUN OF SELL–OUT LONDON SHOWS
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     The Spice Girls have each pocketed 10 million from their 17–night run of sell–out gigs at the O2.

The reunited pop group played their final London gig in the former Millennium Dome in Greenwich last night before heading to Manchester today.

The unprecedented success of the concerts has left >>>


      TEENAGER WITH 50 LOVERS TURNS OVER NEW LEAF WITH A BOYFRIEND TWICE HER AGE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     An 18–year–old girl who slept with 50 men in just two years had vowed to ditch her sordid past with the help of her boyfriend who is almost twice her age.

Bed–hopping Cheryl Tunney has embarked on a string of one night stands since losing her virginity at the age of 16 and cannot remember the >>>


      THE EQUALITY HYPOCRITES: IT‘S OK FOR WOMEN TO WORK – AS LONG AS THEY DO THE IRONING
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     A century after the heyday of the suffragette movement, it seems women really can have it all.

They can have a job – and do the cooking, cleaning and laundry too.

While most Britons pay lip service to 21st century notions of sexual equality, many are actually living by 1'th century values, a survey >>>


      TRY MAKING A SPLASH IN THE WORLD‘S LARGEST SWIMMING POOL... IT‘S 1,000 YARDS LONG
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     If you like doing laps in the swimming pool, you might want to stock up on the energy drinks before diving in to this one.

It is more than 1,000 yards long, covers 20 acres, had a 115ft deep end and holds 66 million gallons of water.

Yesterday the Guinness Book of Records named the vast pool beside the >>>


      WHERE THERE‘S A WII, THERE‘S A COMPETITIVE FATHER WITH BACK TROUBLE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Wii have a problem: A games fan Competitive dads are suffering a spate of injuries after spending too long playing computer games with their children.

Back experts say unfit adults are under–estimating the physical effort needed to play the Nintendo Wii and similar consoles in their living rooms.

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      WHISKY–DRINKING LIVINGSTONE FACES FRESH SCANDAL AS AIDE QUITS OVER FIVE–STAR FREEBIE TRIP TO AFRICA
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     London Mayor Ken Livingstone‘s fightback against sleaze allegations was damaged today when a key adviser resigned after admitting she had lied.

Rosemary Emodi, deputy to Mr Livingstone‘s race adviser Lee Jasper, quit her 100,000–a–year post after taking a free trip to a 200–a&ndash >>>


      WILL DIANA‘S BODYGUARD TREVOR REES–JONES FINALLY LAY HER GHOST TO REST AT THE INQUEST?
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     The only survivor of the Paris crash is due to give evidence at the Diana inquest – and,incredibly, Trevor Rees–Jones says his memory is finally returning. Will he be able to lay her ghost to rest?

The last thing Trevor Rees–Jones remembered was getting into a waiting Mercedes outside the Pari >>>


      YOUR MOSQUES ARE MORE EXTREME THAN OURS, SAYS TOP IRAQI
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Iraq deputy PM Dr Barham Salih said literature he saw in Blackburn would be ruled illegal in Baghdad, according to Tory MP Tobias Ellwood Mosques in Britain are more extreme than in Iraq, according to the country‘s deputy prime minister.

Dr Barham Salih claimed some mosques in Blackburn would be banned in >>>


      AIRSHIP ON ITS WAY TO THE NORTH POLE SLAMS INTO HOUSE IN SOUTHERN FRANCE INSTEAD
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     A giant airship that was to have flown a mission to measure the thickness of north Polar ice was seriously damaged today when fierce winds ripped it from its moorings and slammed it into a house in southern France.

The gusts of up to 110 kilometres (70 miles) per hour blew the Total Pole Airship – worth a >>>


      BRITISH DRUG GIRLS ‘HAPPY‘ AFTER GHANA JAIL SENTENCE MAY BE CUT SHORT
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Two British teenage girls convicted for smuggling cocaine in Ghana were jailed for one year today, but they could be freed within months because they have been in custody since last year, officials said.

The Accra juvenile court showed leniency in sentencing Yasemin Vatansever and Yatunde Diya, both 16, to one >>>


      DAVID BECKHAM THE FOOTBALLING AMBASSADOR BEGS THE WORLD TO SAVE THE CHILDREN OF AFRICA
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Unicef Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham holds Foday, 5, during his visit to a therapeutic feeding centre in the town of Makeni in Northern Province David Beckham today appealed for the world not to turn a blind eye to "shocking" child mortality rates in developing nations as he returned from a visit to a pove >>>


      FATHER WHO THREW SON FROM HOLIDAY BALCONY TO TAKE THE STAND IN GREECE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Family torn apart: John and Natasha Hogan, with children Liam and Mia A father accused of murdering his son by throwing him from a hotel balcony will give his side of the story today as his Greek trial hears a second day‘s evidence.

John Hogan, 33, from Bristol, is believed to have hurled six–year&n >>>


      IRAQ WMD DOSSIER DRAFT ‘MUST BE RELEASED‘, FOREIGN OFFICE TOLD
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Dr David Kelly committed suicide after being named as the source describing the dossier as ‘sexed up‘ The Foreign Office has been ordered to disclose an early draft of the controversial dossier on Iraq‘s weapons of mass destruction (WMD), it was revealed today.

The Information Tribunal rejecte >>>


      LAST GERMAN SOLDIER TO FIGHT IN WWI DIES WITHOUT FANFARE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     The last German soldier to have fought in the First World War has passed quietly away at his home without a hint of fanfare or a newspaper headline to mark his death.

Recently the second–to–last French soldier from the conflict died and made headlines around the world. But Erich Kaestner, who passed >>>


      LAW AND ORDER STAR FRED THOMPSON QUITS RACE FOR THE WHITE HOUSE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Actor Fred Thompson has pulled out of the US presidential race Former Senator Fred Thompson became the first major casualty of the Republican race for the White House today after announcing he was dropping out of the contest.

The Law And Order actor made the decision after a series of poor finishes – mana >>>


      LAW AND ORDER STAR FRED THOMPSON QUITS US PRESIDENTIAL RACE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Actor Fred Thompson has pulled out of the US presidential race Republican Fred Thompson, the actor–politician who attracted more attention as a potential presidential candidate than as a real one, quit the race for the White House after a string of poor finishes in early primary and caucus states.

"T >>>


      MADELEINE: PARENTS OF MISSING SPANISH GIRL WANT TO HIRE MCCANNS‘ DETECTIVES
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     The parents of missing Spanish youngster Mari Luz Cortes want to hire Kate and Gerry McCann‘s private detectives.

The five–year–old‘s family plan to hire Metodo 3 if police fail to come up with clues to her whereabouts by the start of next week.

Mari Luz‘s distraught ex&nd >>>


      RAF JETS SCRAMBLED AS RUSSIAN BOMBERS JOIN WAR MANOEUVRES OFF ATLANTIC COAST
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     RAF fighter jets were scrambled today to shadow Russian bombers spotted approaching British airspace.

The two Tu–160 bombers were escorted by British and Norwegian fighters as they headed south for the Bay of Biscay.

Russia says the bombers were heading for a major military exercise off the Frenc >>>


      RETURN TO SAIL POWER: MAIDEN VOYAGE FOR WORLD‘S FIRST MERCHANT SHIP POWERED BY GIANT KITE
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     It speeds across the seas with the help of a breeze, just like the majestic clippers of the 1'th century.

But this vessel uses something a little more modern to harness nature. The MS Beluga SkySails, which set off on its maiden voyage from Bremen to Venezuela on Tuesday, is fitted with a giant computerised >>>


      TENS OF THOUSANDS OF STARVING PALESTINIANS STORM WALL INTO EGYPT
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Tens of thousands of Palestinians poured into Egypt from the Gaza Strip today to buy food, fuel and consumer goods after masked militants blew up a 200–yard section of the border wall.

Hundreds of Egyptian riot police sent to the area near the southern Gaza town of Rafah stood aside and let them pass afte >>>


      VATICAN ACCUSED OF TRYING TO BRING DOWN ITALIAN GOVERNMENT AS PRODI FIGHTS FOR POLITICAL SURVIVAL
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     Italian PM Romano Prodi is seeking a Parliamentary vote of confidence Moves to oust Italian Premier Romano Prodi may have come direct from the Vatican, it has been reported.

Prodi was today fighting an uphill battle for his government‘s survival, facing the first of two confidence votes that will determin >>>


      ZIMBABWE OPPOSITION LEADER ARRESTED AND RELEASED AS POLICE FIRE TEAR GAS AT PROTESTORS
      The Daily Mail, 23-01-2008
     MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai: Has been arrested several times before and was severely beaten last March Zimbabwe police fired tear gas at mass protestors today after police arrested then released opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai this morning.

Tsvangirai‘s arrest came after an overnight raid on his home >>>


      Cesó el alerta de tormentas intensas para Buenos Aires
      Clarin, 23-01-2008
     06:45 El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional advirtió que todavía persiste la posibilidad de lluvias, algunas localmente fuertes, para el sudoeste de Córdoba y centro y norte de San Luis. El Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN) determinó esta mañana el cese del alerta meteorológico emitido anoche por lluvias y tormentas intensas para el s >>>


      Israel alivia el bloqueo sobre Gaza
      Clarin, 23-01-2008
     06:05 Permite desde hoy el ingreso de fuel-oil y medicinas a la Franja, cercada desde el jueves último en represalia por los misiles que lanza Hamas a su territorio. Ayer. la ONU, la Unión Europea y la Cruz Roja habían reclamado la reapertura de las fronteras ante una inminente crisis humanitaria. Israel comenzó a entregar hoy gas domé >>>


      Muere un apostador en el bingo de Lomas de Zamora
      Clarin, 23-01-2008
     06:20 El hombre aparentemente habría sufrido una falla cardiaca mientras se encontraba esta madrugada en la sala de juegos. Pese a los llamados efectuados al hospital local, a los bomberos y a un sistema privado de emergencias médicas, la primera asistencia llegó a los 45 minutos. Un apostador murió hoy, aparentemente por una falla cardi >>>


      Nadal sigue a paso firme en Australia
      Clarin, 23-01-2008
     04:22 El español superó al finlandés Jarkko Nieminen por 7-5, 6-3 y 6-1 y alcanzó por primera vez en su carrera las semifinales del abierto australiano. El próximo rival del número dos del mundo saldrá del choque entre ruso Mijail Youzhny y el francés Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. El español Rafael Nadal pasó a las semifinales del Abierto de >>>


      Nocioni cumplió pero no pudo evitar la derrota de Chicago
      Clarin, 23-01-2008
     07:02 El argentino marcó 16 puntos y bajó tres rebotes ante Memphis (104-'0), en otra jornada de la NBA. Herrmann no anotó en la caída de Detroit Pistons ante Orlando Magic por 102 a 100. 1 de 1 Pese al buen aporte de Andrés Nocioni, que anotó 16 puntos, Chicago Bulls cayó ante Memphis Grizzlies por 104 a '0. El Chapu jugó 26 m >>>


      Un herido al chocar con su auto contra un puesto de peaje
      Clarin, 23-01-2008
     08:23 El accidente ocurrió esta madrugada en la autopista Dellepiane, a la altura de Parque Avellaneda. El conductor del vehículo quedó atrapado entre los hierros retorcidos de la cabina y tuvo que ser liberado por los bomberos. Luego fue trasladado al Hospital Piñero. Un hombre sufrió heridas de gravedad cuando el auto que conducía ch >>>


      Vuelven a temblar las bolsas internacionales por temor a la recesión en EE.UU.
      Clarin, 23-01-2008
     08:37 Los mercados europeos abrieron nuevamente en baja, tras las históricas pérdidas de ayer, que en promedio fueron de 7%. Las bolsas asiáticas también operaron también con fuertes caídas. El Nikkei de Japón perdió un 5,65% y Shanghai un 7,22%. 1 de 1 Tras las históricas pérdidas de ayer, para hoy se perfila nuevamente un día negro p >>>


      BUSINESS IN BRIEF
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     / Business in Brief A A A Business in Brief"> Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 6.

Business in Brief Mitvol Gets New Boss The government appointed Vladimir Kirillov the new head of the Natural Resources Ministry‘s environmental inspectorate, RIA–Novosti reported Tuesday.

Ki >>>


      NORD STREAM PARTNER CALLS FOR EU SUPPORT
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 5. Nord Stream Partner Calls for EU Support Reuters FRANKFURT –– Baltic gas pipeline consortium Nord Stream needs more backing from the EU executive to meet its time schedule, shareholder Wintershall said Tuesday.

"If you think it is a done deal, yo >>>


      OFFSHORE RIG IMPORT DUTIES CANCELED
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 5. Offshore Rig Import Duties Canceled Reuters The government has abolished for two years import duties and customs taxes for offshore drilling rigs temporarily imported for exploration work, it said Tuesday.

The measure is the first step toward a long–discuss >>>


      RUSAL, NORILSK DISCUSS FULL MERGER
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 5. RusAl, Norilsk Discuss Full Merger Reuters United Company RusAl, which is buying a strategic stake in metals major Norilsk Nickel, is discussing a full buyout or a merger, one of RusAl‘s shareholders said Tuesday.

Billionaire Viktor Vekselberg told Vedomost >>>


      THE TRANSITION FROM BIPOLAR TO MULTIPOLAR
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page '. The Transition From Bipolar to Multipolar By Fyodor Lukyanov To Our Readers The Moscow Times welcomes letters to the editor. Letters for publication should be signed and bear the signatory‘s address and telephone number.

Letters to the editor should be >>>


      TYCOONS AGAIN PUT OFF ASSETS SPLIT
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 5. Tycoons Again Put Off Assets Split Reuters Mikhail Prokhorov and Vladimir Potanin have failed to agree on the liquidation of a jointly owned firm valued at $11 billion to $14.7 billion and postponed a decision until Feb. 2', Prokhorov‘s Onexim Group said.
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      X5 SALES UP BY 57% ON STORE OPENINGS
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 7. X5 Sales Up by 57% On Store Openings By Maria Ermakova BLOOMBERG X5 Retail Group, the country‘s largest supermarket company, said fourth–quarter sales rose 57 percent after it added stores and fewer people shopped at open markets.

Revenue climbed to $ >>>


      ASK THE CHEF
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 13. Ask the Chef By Svetlana Graudt For MT Laura Bridge consults as an executive creative chef at Correa‘s restaurants.

Best dish "It would have to be my meringue pavlova cake filled with organic, whipped, vanilla cream and mixed berries such as strawberr >>>


      BILL WOULD UNDERMINE ACQUITTALS
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 3. Bill Would Undermine Acquittals The Moscow Times The government has submitted an amendment to the Criminal Procedure Code in the State Duma that would allow for retrials in criminal cases that end in acquittals.

According to proposed changes, acquittals could be >>>


      CITY SEEKS THE END OF CHEAP, RUSTY PARKING
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 1. City Seeks the End of Cheap, Rusty Parking By Natalya Krainova Staff Writer Vladimir Filonov / MT A driver closing the door to one of the prefabricated metal garages behind an apartment building on Ulitsa Svobody.

Every Muscovite is familiar with the scene: a cou >>>


      DEALING WITH WINTER HAZARDS
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 11. Dealing With Winter Hazards By James Marson Staff Writer Vladimir Filonov / MT Winter in Moscow must be beautiful!" a friend of mine said in a recent phone call from sunny Australia. No doubt she was imagining sunlight dancing off the snow–covered cupolas of S >>>


      GAZPROM TO BUY SERBIAN GAS FIRM
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 1. Gazprom To Buy Serbian Gas Firm By Tai Adelaja, Alex Osipovich and Max Delany Staff Writers Paul O‘driscoll / Bloomberg Vojislav Kostunica Russian energy ambitions in the Balkans received a shot in the arm Tuesday as Serbia backed Gazprom taking a major stake in its >>>


      INVESTIGATORS TARGET KASYANOV CAMP
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 3. Investigators Target Kasyanov Camp By David Nowak Staff Writer Denis Sinyakov / Reuters Kasyanov listening to a question during a news conference called Tuesday to address the prosecutors‘ claims.

Prosecutors announced Tuesday that they had opened a crimina >>>


      MARKETS REBOUND AFTER FED CUT OFFERS HOPE
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 5. Markets Rebound After Fed Cut Offers Hope By Catrina Stewart Staff Writer Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters Trader Dirk Mueller watching the German DAX Index during midday trading.

Russian markets had a rollercoaster ride Tuesday, recovering after an initial freefall to >>>


      MEDVEDEV ADDRESS HINTS AT CHANGE
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 1. Medvedev Address Hints at Change By Anna Smolchenko Staff Writer Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev gesturing while delivering an address to the Civic Forum gathering at the Manezh Exhibition Hall on Tuesday.

In his first ma >>>


      MOLDOVAN PRESIDENT MEETS PUTIN, GETS AWARD
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 3. Moldovan President Meets Putin, Gets Award The Moscow Times President Vladimir Putin met with Moldovan counterpart Vladimir Voronin in the Kremlin on Tuesday to discuss trade and possibly a solution for the issue of Transdnestr.

Voronin, who four years ago irrita >>>


      OLD FAVORITE GETS A LIFT
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 13. Old Favorite Gets a Lift By Nathan Toohey Staff Writer Nathan Toohey / MT At Tibet Kitchen, you can enjoy the additional spices and new decor.

Tibet Kitchen, one of the city‘s most enduring Asian restaurants, has teamed up with Doug Steele, one of the city >>>


      SHARAPOVA TURNS IT ON TO STUN HENIN
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 24. Sharapova Turns It On to Stun Henin By Ossian Shine Reuters Stuart Milligan / Reuters Maria Sharapova reacting after winning a point against world No. 1 Justine Henin during their quarterfinal Tuesday.

MELBOURNE, Australia –– Reputations count for li >>>


      SNOWFALL PLAGUES DRIVERS, PEDESTRIANS
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 4. Snowfall Plagues Drivers, Pedestrians By Svetlana Osadchuk Staff Writer Vladimir Filonov / MT A driver brushing the snow off of her car on Gorokhovsky Pereulok on Monday.

Flurries are forecast through Friday. The snowfall that began Sunday and continued through T >>>


      THE BULLY IN THE COMMUNAL APARTMENT
      The Moscow Times, 23-01-2008
     Wednesday, January 23, 2008. Issue 3826. Page 8. The Bully in the Communal Apartment By Yulia Latynina To Our Readers The Moscow Times welcomes letters to the editor. Letters for publication should be signed and bear the signatory‘s address and telephone number.

Letters to the editor should be sent by fax >>>


      100TH
      Nhan Dan, 23-01-2008
     Canh celebrated Nhan Dan – The significant contribution of revolutionary Nguyen Duc Canh was praised at a seminar held in Thai Binh on the occasion of his 100th birthday (February 2, 2'08 – February 2, 2008).

The event was organised by the Vietnam Confederation of Labour in conjunction with the >>>


      CHINESE PREMIER ACCLAIMS DIPLOMATS‘ MEETING TO ENHANCE TIES
      Nhan Dan, 23-01-2008
     Vietnam and China have developed a good mechanism for wide and deep discussions about issues of common concern to seek ways to intensify their comprehensive co–operation.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao was speaking of the Vietnam–China Steering Committee for Bilateral Co–operation at his reception >>>


      NA CHAIRMAN: JUDGMENT NEEDS TO BE IMPROVED
      Nhan Dan, 23-01-2008
     National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong has urged the judiciary to focus on quality of judgment, avoid unjust punishment and delay of trials.

Attending the sector‘s year–end conference on January 22, the legislature leader stressed the need to reinforce its contingent at all levels, particularly >>>


      PARTY CENTRAL COMMITTEE HOLDS 6TH SESSION
      Nhan Dan, 23-01-2008
     Central Committee held its sixth plenary session in Hanoi from January 14–22 under the chairmanship of Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh.

The Party Central Committee discussed plans on building up the Vietnamese working class in the period of intensified industrialisation and modernisation; improving >>>


      PM URGES FOR CLOSER CO–ORDINATION WITH FATHERLAND FRONT
      Nhan Dan, 23-01-2008
     PM Dung, who was flanked by his two deputies, Nguyen Sinh Hung and Truong Vinh Trong at a working session with the VFF Standing Committee on January 22, hailed its co–operation in launching patriotic movements, preparing for the recent general legislative elections, the policy–making process and solving publ >>>


      SEMINAR HIGHLIGHTS 40TH
      Nhan Dan, 23-01-2008
     Offensive Nhan Dan – A seminar was held in Ho Chi Minh City on January 22 to recall the great victory of the 40th anniversary of the 1'68 Tet Offensive and Uprising.

The participants highlighted the correct assessment of the Party‘s Politburo on the great victory of the anti–US struggle fo >>>


      Act now to help flood victims
      The Observer, 23-01-2008
     Six months after the flash floods that wrought devastation across England, families remain in caravans and rented homes. Hundreds of buildings are still uninhabitable, damaged by the filthy waters that swirled through kitchens and living rooms, bringing the risk of disease and huge financial loss. Many of the displaced have struggled to liv >>>


      Face your critics, Mr Livingstone
      The Observer, 23-01-2008
     That Ken Livingstone is now into his eighth year as mayor of London is testimony to his political acumen and capacity for reinvention. His sometimes charming, sometimes belligerent persona now seems a permanent fixture in the capital and has earned him grudging respect from enemies and the loyal support of his allies. But there is a danger >>>


      Nationalising Northern Rock is the only answer
      The Observer, 23-01-2008
     As someone who has taken great pride in freeing Britains financial sector shackles and allowing the spectacular profits of the past decade, it is not surprising that Gordon Brown is desperate to find a private sector solution to the Northern Rock debacle. But with an extraordinary 50bn of public money now at stake, the ans >>>


      Doctors must own up to blunders
      The Observer, 23-01-2008
     Doctors have been told to own up and apologise if they make mistakes, in a bid to reduce the 613m in compensation paid each year to victims of blunders such as wrong diagnoses, botched surgery and delays during childbirth. A new culture of honesty and openness should see such patients receive a personal apology from the doctor concerne >>>


      MPs back organ donor law change
      The Observer, 23-01-2008
     An overwhelming majority of MPs support adopting a new system of organ donation, because the shortage of donor kidneys, hearts and lungs is so severe, a survey carried out by The Observer has found. Of the 120 who responded to a poll last week, '7 said they were in favour of proposals to change current rules, so that everyone would auto >>>


      Biofuels do more harm than good
      The Observer, 23-01-2008
     Controversial plans to make cars greener by using fuel made from crops and animal fat will be thrown into doubt this week when MPs are expected to question whether they will do more harm than good. Biofuels have been hailed as a green alternative to oil by some, but in the US, where there are massive plants converting maize (corn), it ha >>>


      Fury as fuel poverty soars close to a 10-year record
      The Observer, 23-01-2008
     One in six British households is living in fuel poverty, the highest for almost a decade, according to new figures that threaten the governments target to eradicate the problem in England by the end of the decade. Fuel poverty is defined as when a household spends more than a tenth of its income on utility bills. The consumer group >>>


      Knife scanners at school gates to curb attacks
      The Observer, 23-01-2008
     Airport-style metal detectors will be installed at hundreds of school gates under sweeping measures to confront the growing problem of teenage knife crime. Their introduction at the toughest secondary schools, which will be announced next month by Home Secretary Jacqui Smith, forms a core element of the governments new violent cri >>>


      "Cobrador" lleva la globalización de la violencia a los cines mexicanos
      El Imparcial, 23-01-2008
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      323 tomas clandestinas detectadas por Pemex durante 2007
      El Imparcial, 23-01-2008
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      Acepta AMLO debate con Creel
      El Imparcial, 23-01-2008
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      Alejandro Fernández comienza en marzo gira por LA y España
      El Imparcial, 23-01-2008
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      Anuncian nominados al VI Balón de Oro del Apertura 2007
      El Imparcial, 23-01-2008
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