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Lifestyle 18 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Here comes Lionboy

AN English mother, Louisa Young, and her daughter have signed a book deal worth hundreds of thousand pounds for a story publishers hope will be the biggest children#8217;s hit since Harry Potter. CASSANDRA JARDINE meets her #8211; and her 10-year-old co-author.

Other Sport 01 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Real Madrid turn attention to domestic duties

Having acquired a lifeline in their bid to retain the Champions League, Real Madrid now switch their sights to domestic matters and a win at Alaves today is vital if they are to keep up the pressure on league leaders Real Sociedad.

Other Sport 13 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pires to miss Arsenal's semis tie

Arsenal will take on Sheffield United in today#8217;s FA Cup semi-final without injured French winger Robert Pires, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday.

Letters 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rumours unnerve Chinatown folk

By Johan Fernandez

Other Sport 17 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

A Cup that counts for the Saints

The FA Cup final has been restored to its traditional slot as the final game of the English domestic season but only one of today's Cardiff combatants regards it as the pinnacle of the year.

Letters 08 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Search continues for sustainable resource development

Indonesian forests constitute one of the world#8217;s megacentres of biological diversity. However, these forests #8211; 10% of the world#8217;s remaining tropical forests, second largest to Brazil #8211; are being increasingly degraded, leaving ever fewer natural resources and causing significant ecological damage.

Other Sport 15 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Real test begins for France

The 2003 Confederations Cup represents the first real test for hosts France to prove to the world that they have recovered from their pitiful showing at last year#8217;s World Cup.

Other Sport 18 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

England call-up for Kirkland

Uncapped Liverpool goalkeeper Chris Kirkland was named on Saturday in the England squad for next week's friendly against Croatia but Everton striker Wayne Rooney was left out due to injury.

Letters 27 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Conduct teachers’ courses after school

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Other Sport 29 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ranieri gives Veron a run-out

Chelsea coach Claudio Ranieri, still worried by the fitness level of Juan Sebastian Veron, gives the Argentine midfielder a run-out against Notts County in the English League Cup today.