It's welcome to McIlroy country
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]".
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?
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.
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.
Family doctors need a "closer personal relationship" with their patients as part of efforts to ease the crisis in hospital accident and emergency units, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
The Foreign Office is "urgently" investigating reports that a British man has been arrested on suspicion of slitting the throats of his two children in France.
North Korea fired a projectile into waters off its eastern coast, a day after launching three short-range missiles in the same area, officials said.
Nick Kennedy described winning the Heineken Cup as the pinnacle of his career and a vindication of his decision to move to Toulon last summer.
Rory Best will lead Ireland's 28-man squad for their tour to the United States and Canada after being overlooked by the British and Irish Lions.
Former Manchester City manager Kevin Keegan has said he was surprised by the timing of Roberto Mancini's sacking.
Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have reportedly ended their romance yet again, after three years together.
Rihanna is reportedly fuming about her on/off boyfriend Chris Brown's recent split comments, especially because she took a "massive risk" by getting back with him.
Sir Elton John's toddler son got so excited when he saw firemen recently the singer asked them to give the tot a ride in their truck.