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Everton furiously rejected United's approaches for the England defender last summer and hope to tie down his future after a breakthrough in negotiations

BA gives a final warning to drunken passengers

AIRCRAFT PASSENGERS who disrupt British Airways flights are to be targeted in a "yellow card" warning scheme, it was announced yesterday.

British eat most cheaply on Corfu

BRITISH holidaymakers pay least for taxis in Tenerife and the cheapest eating out is on Greek islands, according to a spending index of popular destinations.

British woman gets 27 years for Tenerife killing

Families plan appeal as Spanish court finds bar owner guilty of ordering hitmen to kill her partner

Football: Real in real trouble at lowly Tenerife

Real Madrid were winning 2-1 away to a 10-man Tenerife side with six minutes to go on Saturday - and they still lost.

Travel: Adrift in the Atlantic

Marooned somewhere between the Sahara and South America, it's easy to lose yourself in La Palma, writes Simon Calder

Football: Flushing out football's real fortune hunters

FINANCIAL diarrhoea is not a pleasant phrase but as a description of the way money is sluicing through football at the moment it has an aroma appropriate to the times. What makes it a touch more pungent is that it should be uttered by the chairman of a Premier League club.

Cult leader `had chemicals'

Spanish police said yesterday that they had found poisonous chemicals at the home of an alleged doomsday cult leader which they believe were to be used in a mass suicide by her 32 followers.

Police halt suicide cult's last supper

Police in the Canary Islands last night arrested a German psychologist and cult leader charged with planning the collective suicide of 32 followers, including five children aged from six to 12.

Football: Beck to the fore

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Atlantic row record

The British rower John Searson last night smashed the record for the fastest east-to-west solo crossing of the Atlantic by two weeks when he arrived in Barbados.

Video review: Rewind

Tots TV - Big Treasure Adventure (U), Carlton, pounds 9.99 If you can peel your little ankle-biters away from a psychedelic supplications of the Teletubbies then you could do worse than plonk them in front of Tiny, Tom, Furryboo and Tilly. Here they leave their magic house to take to the seas on "The Bounty". HH

Can't stop, I'm doing the Canary Islands' perpetual motion cultural desert tour

Restless Jeremy Atiyah turned his back on lazy Lanzarote's stationary beach bums and scurried round four islands in a single day

Forget the foie gras, we'd rather have fish and chips and lager

Did you know that one in four Britons has been to the Canary Islands? Did you know that 1.4 million Britons go to Tenerife each year? Did you indeed know that last weekend the entire British travel industry decamped to the Canary Islands to hold its annual conference? I happen to know all of these things because I was there, attending the ABTA convention.

Britain: Simon Calder column

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A purge of Tory frontbench dissidents was urged by William Hague yesterday. With no compromise or quarter offered by the new Conservative leader, Stephen Goodwin and Anthony Bevins report on the continuing tremors created by the European single currency.
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