The 27-year-old Heart of Midlothian defender appeared in the Scots' final two European Championship qualifiers a year ago, playing superbly in Romania, but was overlooked for the finals in Sweden.In his absence Derek Whyte understudied the centre-back pairing of Gough and Dave McPherson, and was watched by Roxburgh playing for Middlesbrough against Manchester United on Saturday. Meanwhile, first-time buyers, the white knights meant to save distressed owners, are proving fickle. 6 Baroness Thatcher, former prime minister and cigarette saleswoman, pounds 3.5m for memoirs. Brunei outlawed the sect some time ago, while Singapore recently deported Mr Ashaari. Rapidly modernising Asean governments are certainly disturbed by al-Arqam, whose male followers wear distinctive robes and turbans, and in particular by their adulation of Mr Ashaari. For its part Hasbro can only increase its offer if a rival higher bid is made before then.By announcing the bid on Friday afternoon before yesterday's holiday, Hasbro and its advisers, Schroders, have made it more difficult for Barings find a better offer ahead of the Friday morning deadline.It emerged over the weekend that Mr Spear, 62, resigned three weeks ago as a trustee of the Spear family trusts who have promised shares to Hasbro.At a board meeting on Saturday Mr Spear's boardroom colleagues, who formed an independent committee to work out a defence strategy, questioned him on his prior knowledge of the bid. 'I have decided that,' he said, 'in light of favourable developments in the Middle East peace process, in particular the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza and Jericho, the United Kingdom's arms embargo against Israel should be lifted.' Britain, along with its European partners, imposed its arms embargo on Israel in 1982 in protest at its invasion of Lebanon.
Washington has been maintaining a barrage of criticism against Khartoum, particularly for its new offensive in the south.The Khartoum government believes that American weapons left in Saudi Arabia after the Gulf war were channelled to the SPLA by Saudi businessmen and politicians with Washington's approval.Six weeks ago when the offensive against the SPLA began, morale among the SPLA fighters was low and ammunition in short supply. PALE (Reuter) - The Bosnian Serbs, excluded from the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, are staging their own competition this week to mark the 10th anniversary of the games in Sarajevo. In the summer of 1990, after the nationalists won the first multi-party elections in Croatia, my landlady invited her old Croatian friend Boba to stay They had been friends for 50 years. Please do not send SAEs or original documents as we cannot guarantee to deal with every letter personally.. But it has no language grievance (all Scots speak English, although some also speak Gaelic or 'braid Scots'), and the overtly anti-English element has been marginal.
It's a broad, uncluttered space, the acoustic is clear if not exactly mellow, and it is not the only place in London to add tube trains to the soundscape. Guildford, who travelled to Israel on Monday to help them acclimatise, hold an 86-78 lead from last week's first leg at the Spectrum Arena, with a place in one of the semi-final leagues of eight hinging on tonight's result.Cadle said: 'I don't want to be spending the last few minutes looking up at the scoreboard, deducting eight points from an Israeli lead and trying to work out whether we are up or down on aggregate.'We can't go into the game trying to lose by seven points or less. There are simple but effective measures that Miami's authorities could take immediately to safeguard visitors. In each period of rising unemployment - 1974-77, 1979-86 and 1990-92 - the share of national unemployment accounted for by southern regions has risen, while the share of northern regions has fallen. The Royal Mail had delivered the letters in error, and subsequently apologised 'unreservedly'.Peter Symonds, of Stags' office in Totnes, said: 'The envelope was buff-coloured with black type but it was very clear from the letter inside who it was from.' Stags had assessed nearly 50,000 properties for council tax in other areas, such as Barnstaple and Plymouth in Devon. Strachan's quick free-kick, after 32 minutes, should have been dealt with but Nigel Pearson, presumably unaware of Woods' advance towards the edge of his area, attempted to head clear.Instead the ball hovered for Speed to head forward and neither defender nor goalkeeper could back-track in time to retrieve the situation.Wednesday had offered little by way of genuine creativity. Reading about movies and books two, three years after they first hit the headlines is an odd experience.