News archive from 31 January 2011, page 2

Essex girls are Britain's bustiest, says survey

Essex girls are Britain's bustiest, says survey

Debenhams' boob-themed survey revealed that three of the top ten areas where J and K cup bras are bought are in Essex - a trend some experts are attributing to the high-profile breast enhancement surgery had by natives of the county. More: Bravissimo...

Metro, 22:59 in Hot News
 

Rise in ‘moobs’ under the knife

A total of 38,274 surgical procedures were carried out on men and women last year, up five per cent on 2009, according to data from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps). Men were particularly eager to do away with unsightly...

Metro, 22:59 in Hot News
 
Street life captured by Metro readers

Street life captured by Metro readers

Winning entrants will see their photographs on display at the Museum of London - which jointly launched the competition earlier this month. Already more than 1,800 images have been uploaded and 300 people have joined the flickr group where entrants...

Metro, 22:59 in Hot News
 

99% vote in favour of a split Sudan

Results published of January’s week-long referendum on whether the south should go it alone from the north showed just 16,000 of 3.7million voters opted for the status quo. The thorny issues of deciding on a border between south and north, oil rights...

Metro, 22:59 in Hot News
 
10 die in train collision in Germany

10 die in train collision in Germany

The passenger and freight trains crashed in heavy fog on a single-line track late on Saturday. About 50 people were on the passenger train and authorities believe the death toll could rise in one of the country’s worst rail accidents. ‘The crash was...

Metro, 23:00 in Hot News
 
Spirit of the underground: theatre

Spirit of the underground: theatre

I'm in a bar chatting with an arty young couple about underground theatre. "What's the point of that?" says the woman. "How would you get an audience if you didn't tell anyone it was on?" She has a point: millions are currently...

 

Taxation: Squeezing middle Britain | Editorial

Few anecdotes have etched themselves on political hearts like the one Tony Blair told about a man he had met while canvassing. The man was polishing his Ford Sierra. He'd set up a business, bought a house and was doing nicely, "So I've become a...

Guardian, 00:02 in Politics
 
Tuition fee waiver scheme 'too complex' to help poorest students

Tuition fee waiver scheme 'too complex' to help poorest students

A scheme to waive university fees for poor students is unlikely to help the most deprived, a thinktank warned today. Last month, the coalition announced that clever students from low-income homes would be eligible for up to two years of free...

Guardian, 00:03 in Politics
 
REVIEW: KING LEAR, JULIAS CAESAR, AND AS YOU LIKE IT

REVIEW: KING LEAR, JULIAS CAESAR, AND AS YOU LIKE IT

KING LEAR, JULIUS CAESAR, AS YOU LIKE IT Roundhouse, London NW1 (Telephone: 0844 482 8008, £10-£40) TWISTED TALES Lyric Hammersmith, London W6 (Tickets: 0871 2211726, £10-£25) SALAD DAYS Riverside Studios, London W6 (Tickets: 020 8237 1111,...

 

Letters: Can philanthropy again come to the help of public libraries?

The Libraries Act of 1850 empowered larger local authorities to add a halfpenny to the rate to run a free public library – but not to buy books, or raise the capital to build it. So it was left to philanthropy to fill the gap. It is well known that...

 
SOUTHAMPTON 1 MANCHESTER UNITED 2: HERNANDEZ ADDS A LITTLE SPARKLE

SOUTHAMPTON 1 MANCHESTER UNITED 2: HERNANDEZ ADDS A LITTLE SPARKLE

SOUTHAMPTON 1 -- MANCHESTER UNITED 2 SIR ALEX FERGUSON had some anxious moments before a combination of vast experience and youthful enthusiasm ensured a safe passage to the fifth round for United. Ferguson decided this tie was ideal for...

 
BURNLEY 3 BURTON ALBION 1: SOARING EAGLES HAS EYES ON EVERTON

BURNLEY 3 BURTON ALBION 1: SOARING EAGLES HAS EYES ON EVERTON

BURNLEY 3 -- BURTON ALBION 1 CHRIS EAGLES issued a thinly veiled ‘come and get me’ plea to Everton after enhancing his reputation with two goals that shattered Burton’s hopes of another FA Cup giant killing. Former Manchester United winger Eagles...

 
MAUDABAWN JENNY TO COME LATELY

MAUDABAWN JENNY TO COME LATELY

MAUDABAWN JENNY (5.47) can come late to snatch the spoils in the third heat of the BAGS/SIS 500 over 480m at Swindon this afternoon. Each of the 17 tracks that are televised into the shops will stage an 18-runner stake, with the winner receiving £500...

Daily Star, 00:18 in Sport
 
GOLDEN DAY FOR WILLIE MULLINS AT PUNCHESTOWN

GOLDEN DAY FOR WILLIE MULLINS AT PUNCHESTOWN

GOLDEN SILVER initiated a staggering five-timer for trainer Willie Mullins at Punchestown yesterday. Paul Townend, who partnered Golden Silver, was on four of the winners while Willie Mullins’ son, Paddy, steered Celtic Folklore home in the...

Daily Star, 00:19 in Sport
 
ENGLAND SAXONS 45 ITALY A 17: SINBAD IS SEAWORTHY ONCE MORE

ENGLAND SAXONS 45 ITALY A 17: SINBAD IS SEAWORTHY ONCE MORE

ENGLAND SAXONS 45 -- ITALY A 17 WITH his England career thus far consisting of one extended question about what might have been, James Simpson-Daniel showed Martin Johnson’s second team what he fondly hopes might yet be. This would be wishful...

 


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