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BEING chief executive of ISA International, the toner cartridge to ink jet computer products distributor, is getting as secure an occupation as England Test batsman. Yesterday John Parkinson stepped aside after just six weeks in the job, having succeeded Richard Lindsey, who lasted 14 months.

Service that lands before it takes off celebrates its 21st birthday

TWENTY-ONE YEARS ago an aircraft took off from Heathrow, made a deafening noise somewhere west of Ireland, and, after its passengers had sipped some Krug and supped on the finest beluga caviare, landed in New York two hours before it had taken off. It was an unprecedented event in the history of air travel.

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Main Claim: Joan Collins. Tara is the offspring of the nation's favourite vamping sexagenarian and Anthony Newley, some Sixties crooner chappie shortly to bob up in EastEnders. Beaming for Hello!, Tara is this week posing with an empty pink cradle to celebrate the arrival of a yet unborn child. Said pregnancy is named Miel Celeste. "I feel our baby's spirit has been around, following us, and that soon she will materialise," explains Tara's husband, Michael. Tamara Beckwith turned up for the baby shower in a delightful leopard-skin print. Joan Collins was kitted out for the event in soft baby pink. A thoughtful touch, that.

Dining elite robbed at gunpoint

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Living in a material world

Obsession, voyeurism and fetishism - the staple diet of novelist Geoff Nicholson. Marianne Brace looks through his scrapbook

HOW WE MET; BRIX SMITH AND KATIE PUCKRIK

The musician Brix Smith (far right), 35, grew up in Chicago. She moved to Britain in 1983, when she joined seminal Manchester punk band The Fall, and married its frontman Mark E Smith. As well as playing on and off with The Fall for 13 years, she also had her own band, The Adult Net. After her marriage split up, she had a relationship with violinist Nigel Kennedy; she now lives in London with her current partner, Philip Start. The presenter Katie Puckrik, 35, was born in Virginia. In 1984 she moved to Britain, and worked as a dancer and stand-up comic until 1991, when she became a presenter on Channel 4's `The Word'. Since then she has co-presented several TV shows, and has a regular programme on GLR. She lives alone in London

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Whitesnake

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Newspaper headlines announcing the execution of King Charles:

Other people's lives are more than just a public peep show

The right not to be known

STYLE POLICE: Does it really suit you?

It takes finesse to carry off the season's pant suits

More power to your shoulder

get the look ... and get it right

Playboy tycoon sets sights on presidency

Richard Lugner,the Austrian construction tycoon, famous for reportedly paying pounds 50,000 to dance with the Duchess of York at the glitzy Vienna Opera Ball on New Year's Eve, has announced that he intends to stand for president.

Posing to catch the best light, our hero smirks: `Grab her and go. And don't be gentle on my account'

Thought for the day: inside every heterosexual male there's an evil, hair-pulling, face-scratching, rumour-mongering, name-calling, six-teated cow scheming to get out.
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