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My house doesn't like you either!

If there's a property boom in London then why can't I sell my home, wails CORA MANN

The innocent

Can a teacher accused of assaulting one of her pupils ever really clear her name?

Looking out for mother

JILL TAYLOR, 52, STARTED TO GO BLIND WHEN SHE WAS A CHILD. BUT HER PARENTS AND THEN HER HUSBAND THOUGHT SHE WAS LYING TO GAIN ATTENTION. JILL SAYS HER THREE CHILDREN WERE HER `EYES'. HER YOUNGEST DAUGHTER IS NICHOLA SMITH, 32

The euro - valium for City sharks

YOU WOULDN'T have known, if you'd been standing in a foreign exchange dealing room on Thursday and Friday, that the much-vaunted new euro was hitting new lows only days ahead of next week's European elections.

You Bet Your Life

Jonathan Rendall was given pounds 12,000 to write a book on condition that he gambled every penny. Not only did he lose the money - he very nearly lost his mind

Doctor struck off over prison drugs

A PRISON doctor was struck off the medical register yesterday after prescribing lethal doses of methadone to two prisoners who had no registered histories of heroin abuse.

Pol Pot `suicide' to avoid US trial

POL POT committed suicide last year after learning his Khmer Rouge rivals had offered to hand him over for trial on genocide charges, a Hong Kong magazine said.

Classical: Homage to the master of birdsong

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Why `Mr Grumpy' feels the pressure

FOR A man dubbed the "Mr Grumpy" of high street retailing for his famously combative style, Sir Richard Greenbury, chairman and chief executive of Marks & Spencer, was on surprisingly subdued form yesterday. Perhaps it was the drugs.

Outlook: Now even Greenbury is subdued

SIR RICHARD GREENBURY, the Marks & Spencer chairman, seemed a changed man yesterday. Perhaps the profits warning had taken its toll. Perhaps it was the valium he joked he had taken before the presentations. Or perhaps it was just his response to the growing clamour for clarification over the management succession which has been building over the past few weeks.
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