Saturday 06 June 1998
Shearer ends on a high, but nemesis could be just round the corner. It certainly was for Christopher Reeve, a superhero of a different kind. In Still Me (HarperCollins, 3hrs, pounds 8.99), he tells the full story - in his own voice - of his riding accident and what it did to his life. Gripping, often profoundly moving listening. "You're still you," said his wife afterwards, and she never let him forget it. "You can still smile," said his three- year-old son.
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Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
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