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Local government legislation is seeking to curtail many of the rights enjoyed by motorcyclists

Book review / Strokes of genius on the battlefield

Old Soldiers Never Die: The Life of Douglas MacArthur by Geoffrey Perret, Deutsch, pounds 20

Briton jailed in paedophile crackdown

A Briton living in the Philippines has become the second foreigner to be sent to jail following the Philippine government's decision to crack down on paedophiles.

Queen's Proctor v Moynihan sons; Fugitive baron's dissolute lifestyle to be kept secret

The colourful life and nefarious times of the late Third Baron Moynihan will remain shielded from the public eye after a High Court judge yesterday invoked a 1926 Act designed to protect the populace from moral outrage. The ruling was made at the opening of a hearing to settle competing claims to the title of the peer, who died from a stroke in 1991 while running a string of lucrative brothels in the Philippines.

Books: Punch-drunk and disorderly

A Hurting Business by Thomas Healy, Picador, pounds 14.99 On The Ropes: Boxing as a Way of Life by Geoffrey Beattie, Gollancz, pounds 16.99; Gordon Burn steps into the ring with a laconic memoirist and a slumming professor

Pollution charges

Pollution charges

Disco owner seeks forgiveness for fire

Disco owner seeks forgiveness for fire

Over 150 die in Philippines disco blaze

Manila (Agencies) - Over 150 people, including many students celebrating the end of the Philippine school year, died early today when a blaze ripped through a packed disco in a Manila suburb.

Fire hits Cunard's attempts to repair its battered image

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Poverty mars Filipino freedom festival

OLIVER TEVES

Manila on alert

Manila on alert

One dies as police clear Manila dump

ROMY TANGBAWAN

PowerGen looks at Philippines project

PowerGen looks at Philippines project

The eye of the storm

The eye of the storm: Typhoon Angela, photographed from the Space Shuttle Columbia, over the Philippines. The death toll rose to more than 250 yesterday with many more missing and hundreds of thousands left homeless by the 125mph winds. The worst storm to hit the country since 1984, Angela is expected to reach central Vietnam tomorrow Photograph: NASA Philippines (AP) - Typhoon Angela's death toll rose dramatically Saturday to more than 250, with some 143 bodies reported found in one province alone, officials and radio reports said. any more people were reported missing and hundreds of thousands have been left homeless, their houses flooded or flattened by Angela's 200 kilometers per hour (125 mph) winds.

66 die as Philippines feels super-typhoon Angela's fury

Manila (Reuter) - Super-typhoon Angela, the most powerful storm to hit the Philippines for years, yesterday killed 66 people, had 200,000 fleeing their homes and left millions without power.

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