June 2006

WORLD CUP BLOG - BY PHIL SIMMS

THE ENGLAND FOOTBALL TEAM - An ApologyIn recent weeks, in common with all other newspapers, footy fans, train spotters and Scots, I may have given the impression that the England Football team, following defeat to Northern Ireland in the World Cup qualifie ...

WORLD CUP BLOG - BY PHIL SIMMS

THE ENGLAND FOOTBALL TEAM – An apologyIn recent weeks, in common with all other newspapers, footy fans, train spotters and Scots, I may have given the impression that the England Football team, following defeat to Northern Ireland in the World C ...

Rap Star's Rage After Champers Snub

  Jay Z is leading a boycott of elite bubbly Cristal after it branded name-checks from the Hip Hop fraternity 'unwanted attention'. The multi-millionaire rap king described the comments from the boss of the company that makes the fiz as "ra ...

A Woman's Way To Score

Deborah Hobson   World Cup 2006 is in full swing and UK websites and blogs are bubbling with excitement. They feverishly compete to provide the most incisive, accurate commentary and insider gossip on football's biggest tournament to the global ...

How I Found The World Cup Under A Car

  Pickles, the dog, made an earth shattering discovery 40 years ago. The cross-breed Collie sniffed out the priceless12-inch solid gold Jules Rimet World Cup trophy in a south London street. It brought to an end a desperate week-long search afte ...

British Director's Cinema Masterclass

Scott Hammond There are a lot of movies these days lacking the cutting edge that makes a piece of cinema great. Monumental motion pictures over the last five years are few and hard to come by. I would put  The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Harry Potter a ...

A Really Scary Day?

Tal Gottesman Where are you today? Behind the sofa with the doors bolted and the windows nailed shut? At work but feeling a little tense? Or perhaps you’re totally relaxed and scoffing at all those who thought that, yet again, the world was goin ...

Britons among hostages seized by oil rebels

 Militants have released   eight foreign oil workers they kidnapped last week   from an offshore oil rig in Nigeria. The rig's owner says six Britons, a Canadian and a US national were seized by armed men in the Niger Delta. No-one ...

Black Singer Who's A Rising Jewish Star

Israel has denied him citizenship since birth, dismissing his group as a bizarre cult, but all the same, Eddie Butler represented the Jewish state in this year in Europe's biggest song contest. Butler belongs to the Black Hebrews, a community of polyg ...

'I Will Uncover Truth About Princess Diana's Death'

Britain's former top cop has revealed that his official investigation into the Paris car crash that killed Princess Diana is making "extraordinary" progress thanks to a cutting edge computer-generated reconstruction. Sir John Stevens says that ...

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