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Who should be the next England football manager?

Has the great British curry house finally had its chips?

BALTI BLUES have hit the great British curry house. After 20 years of spectacular growth, a cold wind is blowing through the world of hot food and forcing restaurants out of business at the rate of three a week.

Comedy: No chuddies please, we're British

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Curry king Noon takes away pounds 50m

AN INDIAN businessman who came to Britain in the 1970s has netted a pounds 50m fortune after selling his chilled and frozen curries business to WT Foods, the ethnic food group.

Life sentence for ripping baby from womb

AN ALABAMA woman has been sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a pregnant teenager and stealing the still-living foetus from her womb so she could pretend she was the child's mother. The decision disappointed prosecutors who were seeking the death penalty.

Tennis: Phillips the face for next century

WIMBLEDON have named John Curry's successor as chairman to lead the world's most prestigious tennis championships into the next century. Tim Phillips, 56, will spend 1999 preparing for the job as Curry's vice-chairman before taking over the chair in 2000.

Curry colourings threaten health

TAKEAWAY CURRY houses could be damaging customers' health by using illegal amounts of food colouring, according to trading standards officers.

Websites: Oxford lets you dig into poetry from the trenches

The Wilfred Owen

Equestrianism: Barton storms to victory on Valhalla

GRACE BARTON followed the instructions of her trainer, Rob Hoekstra, with devastating effect when riding Valhalla to victory in the Young Riders Championship of Great Britain last night at The Horse of the Year Show.

Net a new property from your own home

Today's smart home buyers are doing all the ground work on the world wide web, writes Stephen Pritchard

Who eats where: Your usual table?: HANIF KUREISHI AUTHOR

When I first left university I ate the same thing every day. I lived on toast, pasta and Heinz tomato soup, which seemed like a brilliant solution, as eating was such a bore and a complete waste of time. As I've got older I have accepted the fact that if you have to eat, you may as well make the most of it. I have become quite civilised about the whole thing.

Restaurants: Vindaloo, we're one up on you

Caroline Stacey sings the praises of vegetarian curries. Photographs by Morley von Sternberg

On the floor: Why it's no fun being a smart girl

on the floor

Drink: New brew for the balti belt

Michael Jackson discovers a British beer that stands up to a post- pub passanda

Broader Picture: Sindy sees Action

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