'This Easter the people have no food and this really breaks my heart,' he says. How convenient that Heinrich Boll, though dead, has come up with a handy little article about how he despises a certain kind of German bluster prevalent in 1949. The City hoped that meant it would raise its offer and sent shares in RHM, which also makes Mothers Pride and Hovis bread, soaring 21.5p to 273p, almost 3p above Tomkins' offer price.Hanson trumped, page 22View from City Road, page 25. NEVER mind the lack of adversarial skills, just see what a Louis XIV look does for A W Bird, a London cabby, writes Heather Mills. Furthermore, the time allowed to enjoy Iceland is 60 minutes, hardly long enough to buy a duty-free cod, let alone see the sights.
Chris Duckett's is matured eight weeks, and develops a grey mould which ripens the cheese to a sweet creamy finish Duckett's farm, 0934 712218.*** Cheddar. Their two last chefs, Chris Oakes and Gary Rhodes, now have successful restaurants of their own. Back and forth they tug to inflate their already football- sized pecs.Eartha, their compere, has changed out of her jeans and bomber jacket into a little Lycra number and weaves through the mahogany bodies, tweaking the men's nipples here and there. It was just such a wonderful, positive ride.'The 11 runners were still well bunched on the turn into the straight but, over the last two hurdles, Paul Holley brought Oh So Risky smoothly to the front rank, still on the bridle.The David Elsworth-trained gelding went a neck ahead half-way up the run-in, but, with a target to aim at, Large Action rallied again and thrust his nose in front when it mattered.Oh So Risky has not actually won over hurdles since taking the 1991 Triumph Hurdle - though he scored on the Flat last year - but Ladbrokes reacted by making him their new 3-1 favourite - from 6-1 - for the Champion Hurdle and easing the Irish contender Fortune And Fame to 7-2 from 2-1. Customers at supermarket cheese counters can now take a ticket with a number which will be flashed up when it is their turn, thus leaving them free to whip down a nearby aisle or two.'The idea was first thought of in 1895 by a butcher in Scotland,' said Terry O'Donovan, of Lonsto, which provides 'thinking ticket machines' for shops and government departments, such as passport and benefit offices. Tea is mainly drunk in the countries in which it is grown, especially China, but a few countries are large importers, such as Britain. Lord Aberdare, for the Trust, said it would allocate around pounds 20m a year to 'those clubs whose needs are greatest.'Milan, the Italian champions, will have to play their first home match of the new season at a neutral venue following crowd misbehaviour during last season's final game, against Sampdoria.
ONLY a third of companies have given general pay rises this year, according to a survey of directors published today. THE READY-TO-WEAR shows which closed in Paris last week were the last to be held overground. This is a civil war in which we are trying to keep the parties round the negotiating table, but if they want to go on fighting we should not feel guilty.'He had come to Copenhagen, he said, to find out from the EC 'what the bottom line is', particularly over the lifting of sanctions, the weapon with which the EC hopes to extract guarantees for the Muslims, since it is already clear the Community has little option but to accept the carve-up of Bosnia by Serbia and Croatia.Lord Owen is seeking an EC mandate to fight on for the main principles salvaged from the Vance-Owen plan in his subsequent negotiations with the three parties, but has already said that ensuring the preservation of a Muslim state in Bosnia, big enough to be viable, will be difficult.With all EC member states ruling out direct force, it was being slowly acknowledged last night that beyond pressing for democratic elections, internationally monitored, and insisting on the establishment of a war crimes tribunal, EC policy is essentially one of containment, though Luxembourg spoke optimistically of 'cantonising' Bosnia into three autonomous territories in a single state.Felipe Gonzalez, the Spanish Prime Minister, whose peace-keeping contingent suffered further casualties yesterday, warned that acquiescing to 'the territorial partition by force would create unimaginable precedents'. Tomorrow's vote, in a region that includes the cities of Frankfurt and Wiesbaden, will give a hint as to whether the dozens of recent nationwide protests against violence, including candlelit marches in every major city, represent the dominant trend or whether the far right is still continuing to rise.The Social Democrats have chosen as their main slogan 'No violence against foreigners'. In the absence of Clive Allen, who was injured, Bonds opted to recall Ian Bishop in preference to Steve Jones, the young recruit from Billericay, who had scored twice in three games as Allen's attacking understudy. They cover not just unemployment benefit and income support paid to the long-term unemployed, but the impact of the lack of jobs on benefits paid to many others, including lone parents, those retired early and some disabled people.These latter groups, the report says, 'although not required to register as unemployed in order to gain benefit, would work rather than receive benefit if suitable work were available'.The department is undertaking research to further quantify such indirect effects of uemployment which the report says 'could be significant'. The local economy is built around people with little spare cash; they can use the students' union; and there is the comfort of friends still at the university.Unlike the unambitious graduates in Slacker, however, their empty days have been caused by a genuine lack of jobs.