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Japan in a hurry to claim rights to curry

NIPPING OUT for a vindaloo may never be the same again. In what must be the ultimate Indian take-away, the Japanese are trying to claim the patent for curry.

Cause of aid plane disaster unknown

YESTERDAY peace-keeping troops in Kosovo recovered the bodies of all 24 victims, including three British aid workers, and the "black box" flight recorder from the wreckage of a UN-chartered aircraft that crashed into a mountain near the town of Mitrovica.

Action replay: Honeyghan's dream comes true

Arguably the greatest performance by a British boxer fighting overseas was achieved by Lloyd Honeyghan who, on 27 September 1986 in Atlantic City, took the undisputed world welterweight title from Don Curry. Ron Wills filed this report for the Daily Mirror.

Wimbledon `99: Break point for people's chairman

A visionary's 10-year reign draws to a close. By Andrew Longmore

The analyst and the gay porn affair

Every now and then, something happens that reminds you the world is a curious place. Morgan Stanley Dean Witter's handling of the Christian Curry affair is one of those events.

Tennis: Wimbledon snub women

THE PRIZE-MONEY for Wimbledon (21 June to 4 July) will total a record pounds 7,595,330, an increase of 5.4 per cent, with the women players falling pounds 720,770 short in their campaign for parity with the men. Whether this would make a suffragette's heart bleed is open to question.

Restaurants: Eastern Edens

Three recently opened Indian restaurants shatter the stereotype of the lagered-up-in-search-of-a-slap-up. And about time too. Photographs by Nicola Levinsky

More blood in Ulster as Trimble and Adams stonewall over peace

AS NORTHERN Ireland's leaders clashed in Washington yesterday over decommissioning, blood was once again spilt on Ulster's streets as a leading loyalist was killed and sectarian violence flared.

Curry knew he was loyalist target

FRANKIE CURRY, murdered yesterday by fellow loyalists, had been a top member of the Red Hand Commando - the smallest of the three groups which called the loyalist ceasefire in 1994.

My Favourite Restaurant: Veeraswamy, Curry house with a doorman

PHILIP WILLIAMSON, marketing and commercial director with the Nationwide Building Society, has been with his current employers for the past 10 years, but it was 10 years further back that he discovered his favourite restaurant - The Veeraswamy in Regent Street, London.
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