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New Scots of The Antarctic 2004-12-30

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[Picture of Craig & Fiona - Scot 100]Scotland’s first expedition to ‘The South Pole’ has been successfully completed three days ahead of schedule, it was revealed yesterday, 2004-12-29.

Craig Mathieson, 35, an accountant, reached ‘The South Pole’ late on Tuesday night, 2004-12-28 after a 1 175 km hike across Antarctica, according to organisers of the Scot 100 expedition.

Mr.Mathieson called his wife, Michele, to tell her (more…)

The Polymeal 2004-12-17

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Dining regularly on a “Polymeal”, devised with ingredients to boost the health of the heart and blood vessels, could cut the risk of cardiovascular disease by more than three-quarters, researchers claim.


7th British Independent Film Awards 2004-12-02

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Best Achievement In Production   ‘Vera Drake’
Best British Documentary   ‘Touching the Void’
Best British Independent Film   ‘Vera Drake’
Best British Short Film   ‘School of Life’
Best Director of a British Independent Film Mike Leigh ‘Vera Drake’
Best Foreign Independent Film   ‘Oldboy’
Best Performance by a Supporting Actor or Actress in a British Independent Film Eddie Marsan ‘Vera Drake’
Best Performance by an Actor in a British Independent Film Phil Davis ‘Vera Drake’
Best Performance by an Actress in a British Independent Film Imelda Staunton ‘Vera Drake’
Best Screenplay Simon Pegg / Edgar Wright ‘Shaun of the Dead’
Best Technical Achievement Mike Eley ‘Touching the Void’
Most Promising Newcomer Ashley Walters ‘Bullet Boy’
The Douglas Hickox Award John Crowley ‘Intermission’
The Richard Harris Award Bob Hoskins  
The Special Jury Prize Norma Heyman  
The Variety UK Personality Award JK Rowling