News archive from 3 April 2011, page 10

Britain's tough new actresses look to redefine our heroines

Britain's tough new actresses look to redefine our heroines

A cut-glass accent and the ability to look good in a bonnet used to be a must for young British actresses looking to secure their careers. Nowadays, however, such skills are more of a hindrance. As the recent array of debut performances from...

Guardian, 00:22 in Showbiz
 
FABIO CAPELLO: MY BOYS CAN WIN IN BRAZIL

FABIO CAPELLO: MY BOYS CAN WIN IN BRAZIL

FABIO CAPELLO insists his Engand legacy will be a team good enough to win the World Cup. England boss Fabio Capello believes the emerging Young Lions will be ready to challenge for the greatest prize in the game in Brazil in 2014. Capello won’t...

Daily Star, 00:22 in Sport
 

Stop prisoners from voting? That's criminal | Kevin McKenna

If we could discover a set of indices to measure a country's degree of enlightenment then Scotland, I'm sure, would be up there with ancient Greece. In this country we extend free care to the sick, the dying and the vulnerable. We strive to give our...

Guardian, 00:23 in Politics
 
ACTION MAN AMIR KHAN

ACTION MAN AMIR KHAN

AMIR KHAN has given himself four years to complete his mission of becoming an undisputed world champion in three different weight divisions. The WBA light-­welterweight champion defends his world title for the fourth time against Northern Irish...

Daily Star, 00:23 in Sport
 
TRAPATTONI DEMANDS HENRY APOLOGY

TRAPATTONI DEMANDS HENRY APOLOGY

GIOVANNI TRAPATTONI expects a World Cup ­apology from Thierry Henry when they meet in New York this summer. Trapattoni’s Ireland team could share the Meadowlands Arena with Henry’s Red Bulls in June. The Irish boss, who previously worked for the...

Daily Star, 00:23 in Sport
 
JACK WILSHERE'S NOT A KING YET

JACK WILSHERE'S NOT A KING YET

TALK about Land of Hype and Glory. According to some ­hyperventilating, totally over-the-top pundits, Jack Wilshere is The Future Of English Football. The Arsenal midfielder, the Wilsherettes scream, is a combination of Xavi, Iniesta and Wesley...

Daily Star, 00:23 in Sport
 

Dr Gerry Mander: the therapist the stars trust | Comment

Dear Dr Mander I am in the authoritarian state business, having taken over the running of Syria from my dad. The product has hardly changed: crushed dissent; network of informants; state control of the economy. But it hasn't been selling so well...

Guardian, 00:23 in Politics
 
LIGHTNING STRIKES

LIGHTNING STRIKES

SWEET Lightning landed an emotional success for connections in the William Hill Lincoln at Doncaster yesterday. The six-year-old is owned by Andrew Tinkler, chief executive of the Eddie Stobart haulage company, whose founder passed away this week,...

Daily Star, 00:23 in Sport
 

Adopting the alternative vote would be a very British revolution | Andrew Rawnsley

As the most recent meeting of the cabinet was breaking up, Chris Huhne and Sayeeda Warsi, the co-chair of the Conservative party and Lib Dem minister who are exchanging increasingly incendiary fire about changing the voting system, fell into...

Guardian, 00:23 in Politics
 
QUINZ HAS GRAND CHANCE FOR HOBBS

QUINZ HAS GRAND CHANCE FOR HOBBS

PHILIP Hobbs has yet to taste victory in the Grand National but his rising star Quinz can put the record straight at Aintree on Saturday. Quinz is the new kid on the block and showed battling qualities to win the Racing Post Chase at Kempton. A...

Daily Star, 00:23 in Sport
 

Do we want a fairer election system? Then the only answer is a Yes vote | Observer editorial

Parliament is discredited; its members are dishonoured. Before last year's expenses scandal, people were losing faith in politicians. The exposure of mass pilfering from the public purse accelerated the trend. It embedded the notion that MPs exist...

Guardian, 00:24 in Politics
 
SILVER AND GOLD!

SILVER AND GOLD!

LUCINDA Russell vividly remembers the two driving forces spurring her on ­towards Grand National history on Saturday. She can clearly recall watching the great Red Rum winning for the third time at Aintree, glued to the telly as a kid, with eyes for...

Daily Star, 00:24 in Sport
 

It's not women holding men back, Mr Willetts | Barbara Ellen

Ahead of the launch of the government's social mobility strategy this week, David Willetts, the universities minister, announced that "feminism has trumped egalitarianism". Not, as one might think, a long-lost example of clumsy sloganeering,...

Guardian, 00:24 in Politics
 
GARY NEVILLE: IT CAN’T BE ALL OVER FOR PAUL SCHOLES YET

GARY NEVILLE: IT CAN’T BE ALL OVER FOR PAUL SCHOLES YET

GARY NEVILLE is always nagging Paul Scholes to follow Ryan Giggs’ lead – and sign up for another season at Manchester United. Ryan Giggs, 37, recently ended doubts about his future by agreeing a new one-year deal at Old Trafford. Now, United boss...

Daily Star, 00:24 in Sport
 
BRIAN MCCLENNAN WILL BE BACK TO LEAD EXILES

BRIAN MCCLENNAN WILL BE BACK TO LEAD EXILES

FORMER Leeds boss Brian McClennan is returning to England for a one-off assignment coaching the Exiles side playing England in June. Kiwi McClennan, who took Rhinos to back-to-back Super League titles, stepped down at Headingley at the end of last...

Daily Star, 00:24 in Sport
 


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