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I have a solution for Rory McIlroy.
I have a solution for Rory McIlroy.
Rosie Millard (Saturday Review, May 4) reports her interviewees, who can no longer afford cleaners, as complaining that "it seemed to be the middle class that are suffering most" in the recession, with one saying: "I didn't go to university for four years in order to do this [cleaning her house]".
AS a Christian I also, like Cynthia Campbell (Write Back, May 2), feel the Belfast Telegraph has been disrespectful towards Christians.
THE Belfast Telegraph's reporting of political issues is now verging on the schizophrenic.
READING your story about the UVF flags still flying in east Belfast (News, April 29), I note Alliance's Chris Lyttle saying the organisers have gone back on an agreement.
WHAT makes me laugh is that all the nationalist and republican MLAs voted in favour of the same-sex marriage Bill, yet the Catholic Church is the main opponent of it.
LUIS Suarez has decided to acquiesce in the matter of his 10-match ban. Opinions differ as to whether his treatment at the hands of the FA is fair and reasonable. The question is why the matter rests with the FA at all.
MARY Dejevsky (Comment, May 2) would do well to try to contact the Jobcentre, or tax credit offices. She would then realise that half-an-hour listening to Vivaldi's Four Seasons is the norm, rather than the exception.
WHY shouldn't I take the 'pensioner perks' – regardless of my personal wealth?
IN 2008, Manchester United and Chelsea travelled to Moscow to play the Champions League final. This year, two German teams will travel to London. Why can't UEFA wait until after the semi-finals to decide on a venue for the final?
MOST politicians will tell you that, if you try to win an argument in a room and both sides of the argument resonate with a certain truth, the room will divide into two factions with usually near-equal support. So it could be with same-sex marriage.
ACTION MS (NI): Dungannon (Mar 1) £1,063.19; Banbridge (Mar 2) £604.21; Strabane (Mar 7) £393.49; Magherafelt (Mar 8) £579.85; Portadown (Mar 9) £1,056.91; Castlewellan (Mar 14) £228.37; Ballymoney (Mar 15) £869.43; Antrim (Mar 3) £377.55.
IT is now surely time for our monarch to follow Queen Beatrix's example and abdicate.
THE new charge for supermarket bags is certainly a good start, but it is simply shifting the problem.
I KNOW the health service is under severe criticism at present. However, in my opinion, you must speak as you find out for yourself.
MUCH of the coverage of the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh has focused on clothing chains who purchased from companies located there.
YOUR editorial regarding fuel laundering (Comment, May 1) is very relevant.
STELLA Wilson, in her letter opposing equal marriage (Write Back, May 1), states that some factual errors need to be corrected, before going on to make some of her own.
I OBJECT strongly to the attitude of Robert McNeil in describing Christians opposed to gay marriage on biblical grounds as "weirdos" (News, April 30).
ALL the talk so far about Scotland leaving the UK has been focused on the currency, defence and membership of the EU. I'm wondering what will happen to the flag.
Pressure continued to mount on the Conservative leadership over claims an ally of David Cameron described grassroots activists as "mad, swivel-eyed loons" who forced Tory MPs to adopt hardline stances on divisive issues.
Talks on the policing of Belfast public order events with a history of large-scale unrest have produced a commitment to non-violence, it was revealed.
A New York college student who was held hostage in her home by an armed man was shot and killed by a police officer.
Code-hopper Israel Folau was one of three uncapped players named in Australia's preliminary 25-man squad to face the British and Irish Lions, with in-form Reds playmaker Quade Cooper the most notable omission.
Jonny Wilkinson described winning the Heineken Cup with Toulon as a bigger achievement than his Rugby World Cup triumph with England 10 years ago.
Gael Clichy has signed a new four-year deal at Manchester City.
Actor Edward Furlong has been arrested on suspicion of violating a restraining order filed by his ex-girlfriend.
Victoria Wood had to have a scene written out of her new role because she was too nice to punch the other actress.
Jules Knight, Holby City's newest star, has said he is considering sending a box set of the show to old friends the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.