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The stand will now be deconstructed, and moved via truck from the Isle of Wight

Who's suing whom: Duke defends his family domain

THE Most Noble John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer- Churchill, Eleventh Duke of Marlborough, has taken legal action against a firm based in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, over the right to register "BLENHEIM-PALACE.CO- .UK" as a domain name on the Internet.

`Supergrasses' aid corruption inquiry at Met

UP TO NINE serving and retired police officers are acting as "supergrasses" to inform on corrupt colleagues at Scotland Yard, it was revealed yesterday.

'Supergrass' officers aid Met corruption inquiry

UP TO NINE serving and retired police officers are acting as "supergrasses" to inform on corrupt colleagues at Scotland Yard, it was disclosed yesterday.

Interview: Ian Dury: Great sense of tumour

The Deborah Ross Interview: When Ian Dury found he had cancer it was unlikely that our greatest living Cockney and Clever Bastard would come over all self-pitying and lose his lust for life. Well of course he didn't: a portrait of the artist as a diamond geezer

Numerology

Chances that a member of the world's workforce is employed in the tourist industry: 1 in 10

Music: Lyric Sheets: IAN DURY

Ian Dury, author of Billericay Dicky and many other songs, performed with Paul Weller in East London last weekend. His new record is called "Mr Love Pants'

Forget the postcode

Felicity Cannell Where does anyone find an affordable family home in London? Felicity Cannell looks at some of the options

The heart of the Net

Eloping in cyberspace. It was bound to happen.

Pop Music: Nice song - shame about the show

JANET JACKSON WEMBLEY ARENA LONDON

Obituary: John Titchell

JOHN TITCHELL was a fine draughtsman. A simple approach, very straight, intense observation, bent on finding out what he needed for his work. He worked rather slowly and methodically. There was an obsessiveness in his work, no flourishes. The drawings were tightly structured and strongly designed and composed, constantly looking, sifting and selecting.

Parents who pick 'n' mix state and private schools

Gone are the days when parents decided once and for all whether or not to educate their children privately. Modern mums and dads are far more likely to shop around and switch tactic according to the needs of a particular child. By Elaine Williams

As an emergency, an itch doesn't come up to scratch

"MORNING Mr Jacobs. What can I do for you?"

Photoshoot: Greyhound glitz as going to the dogs goes upmarket

Down at the dogs, business is booming. "Anyone who comes through the gates once will be a convert," is the motto of greyhound racing's administrators, and a promotional blitz throughout 1997 is thought to have persuaded 100,000 spectators to pay their first visit to a track.

Flying Squad is target of biggest-ever corruption raid

Twelve Scotland Yard officers were suspended yesterday in the largest anti-corruption operation ever mounted in Britain. The target of the inquiry, writes Jason Bennetto, Crime Correspondent, was the Flying Squad.
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