Sport Jose Barkero accused four Levante team-mates of deliberately not trying against Deportivo in April

In April, Levante were 3-0 down at half-time, and in the dressing midfielder Jose Barkero accused some of his team-mates of deliberately not trying

TRAVEL; AN ANDALUSIAN BLOOMSBURY

Dora Carrington, Lytton Strachey, Bertrand Russell, Virginia Woolf:all passed through the tiny village of Yegen in southern Spain. Its mountain walks and village life are as alluring today

OBITUARY:Emilio Garca Gomez

One of the last surviving links with the literary life of Spain in the Twenties, Emilio Garca Gomez was a scholar and a translator who specialised in Hispano-Arabic poetry.

Massage in a bottleneck

Today's buzz words are `the environment' and `service quality' `We want people to leave with a pleasant memory of our loos'

Something Moor than minimalist

So what did Michael Nyman do after The Piano? Philip Sweeney went to Morocco to find out

Theme park plan for BBC

Pearson studies feasibility of `EastEnders' studio attraction

LEADING ARTICLE:Sharper, clearer, greener, better

There are two international conferences to choose from next week. In Berlin, the Global Climate Protection Conference will look at progress made on saving the world from global warming since the 1992 Earth summit in Rio. Meanwhile, Granada, in Spain, will host an "International Conference on Car-Free Cities". Visitors will appreciate the irony of this. In Granada only the toilets are free of traffic.

Rentokil growth tops 20% again

BY NIGEL COPE

Robinson emerges from clash of the egos at BSkyB : OUTLOOK

Put Rupert Murdoch's News International, the French group Chargeurs, the British media conglomerate Pearson and the Granada TV and catering firm on the same board, and it is a certainty that the powers involved will find much to disagree about.

Rallying: Lartigue's Dakar win

Pierre Lartigue stayed cool in the African heat to win his second Dakar title when the rally ended in the Senegalese capital yesterday.

OUT OF THE BLUE

THE RAINFOREST-CLAD SOLOMONS ARE ISLANDS OF RARE, AFFECTING BEAUTY WHER E THE WELCOME IS AS WARM AS THE DEEP CORAL SEA

Finnish pair lead

RALLYING The Citroen team took a commanding lead in the Paris-Dakar Rally yesterday when their cars filled the top three places in the 106-mile first stage between Granada and Motril, Spain.

Belgravia's adventurers head for the desert

Two young Britons will tomorrow start the Granada-Dakar Rally with a minimum of preparation and knowledge. Jeremy Hart reports

No charity

Granada, Spain - Some 3,000 pilgrims at the shrine of Saint Cayetano staged a noisy protest and refused to let the priest donate their collection money to Rwandan refugees. To cries of 'We need the money more than they do' and 'Where is Rwanda anyway?' the priest suspended mass at the shrine on Sunday.
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