Wendy Cope worked as a teacher in South London before achieving popular success with Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, a debut followed this year with Serious Concerns. She has since been fighting Rochford District Council's attempts to evict her. According to Bosnian Serb military forces and UN officials, the Serbs have moved at least two mobile launchers with six SA-6 missiles from the northern Bosnian town of Banja Luka to areas around Doboj, a Serbian stronghold less than 30 miles north-west of Tuzla. Last month, four networks were vying for her as her dollars 1.6m contract with ABC expired.
So the script floated around for a long time - it became one of those famous scripts that everyone had read and no-one had made.'That, though, was before the independent producer Mary Anne Page got hold of it. In return for its sizeable investment in this one-off head-to-head, Stuart McConachie, executive producer for athletics within ITV, is expecting the biggest ratings since the meeting of Mary Decker and Zola Budd eight years ago.'We get figures of around seven million for our grand prix meetings,' McConachie said 'For Gateshead, we expect the figure to be near 10 million We have tracked the situation all year. A review will also examine whether the attack could have been averted and the area cleared more speedily, police said last night. Two minutes into the second half it was 2-0 after Craig Maskell finished off John Moncur's pass and in the 53rd minute Shaun Taylor headed the third with the Leicester defence all at sea.Julian Joachim supplied hope for Brian Little's team in the 57th minute, Steve Walsh got the comeback well and truly on the way 11 minutes later and, unbelievably, there was Steve Thompson within a minute dancing through for the equaliser.It was great fun while it lasted but in the end all in vain, leaving Little with a second cruel failure in successive years, while Leicester have still to win after six visits to Wembley. His Tennyson is much less odd, portentous and tortured than previous ones. He added that Mr McGowan had not received his full entitlement under the strict terms of his contract.The McLeod offer takes the form of a one-for-10 share swap, which values each Wheway share at 9.5p and the whole company at pounds 13.3m, with McLeod Russell down 5p at 95p.Nigel Openshaw, McLeod's chairman, pledged to hold a full review of severance terms in his company's offer document, which said: 'It is not proposed. Of course, as vice-chairman of the Independent group of newspapers, I had initiated the firm rule years ago that we should never defile our pages with tittle-tattle surrounding this singularly dignified family.
My group is about to dive - or, rather, to undergo Hyperbaric Oxygen treatment - in a pressurised diving bell breathing pure oxygen for an hour. The price is likely to be 120p or less, valuing the company at pounds 700m, compared with an original target in the 130p-155p range.The FT-SE 100 index of leading shares fell 27.3 points to 2,493.9, crashing through the psychological 2,500 barrier. Although Armstrong has hung up his boots, the 34-year-old Roberts will be turning out tomorrow. He is a left-wing barrister and former fellow councillor at Islington, and, like her first husband, Oxford-educated.At one point in the interview she gestures out of the window at the elegant houses opposite. Finally, I took my leave.'We'll miss you,' Mr D's eyes had softened from malevolent to rheumy 'You're the best we've had.' Well, knock me down. When I suggest (and he acknowledges) that he has been called maverick, he returns over and over the word, arguing, persuading, almost begging that the idea should be wiped from the slate.Yet it is his determined iconoclasm that has made him master of what he calls 'fertility milestones'. Battles, storms, shipwrecks, disease, death, heriosm and hardship are plentiful in the 5,000 pages of the series, as they are in traditional sea yarns by Forester or Marryat.