Voices Troop talk: Tony Blair in Iraq in May 2003

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In the fuss over Ed Balls, the Education Secretary, seeming to disagree with the Prime Minister over the openness of the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war, a more important bit of positioning seems to have been missed. After Balls said, on ITV1 This Morning last Wednesday, "the more open we can be about all of these things, the better", Fern Britton asked him:

John Rentoul: One day, your name will be up in lights

Did someone say that to Tony Blair when he played the part of Captain Stanhope in Journey's End, R.C. Sherriff's anti-war play, at Fettes College at the age of 17?

DVD: Waltz with Bashir (18)

Waltz with Bashir has been banned in most Arab countries, and it's easy to see why.

'Security-risk' Galloway banned from Canada

The outspoken anti-war MP George Galloway has been banned from entering Canada on the grounds of national security.

John Rentoul: Here we go again

Yes, we get it. You did not agree with the war. Another conspiracist Freedom of Information anti-war special. Apparently some emails that were disclosed to the Hutton and Butler enquiries,* but not published at the time, say much the same as emails that were published.

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If Hey Ma marks the return of James into the national consciousness, it does so with great aplomb and, perversely, sentimental devotion to the time that originally spawned the group.

Death of model blamed on diet of tomatoes and apples

The fashion world was braced for renewed criticism yesterday for encouraging women to endanger their lives by shedding pounds and trimming waists to a virtual vanishing point after it emerged that a rising young model from Brazil has died from complications arising from the eating disorder anorexia.

Eriksson faces greatest test of 'faith' over Rooney return

With Wayne Rooney safely on board, the England World Cup squad leave Luton airport for Germany this afternoon after Sven Goran Eriksson gave the clearest sign yet that he expects the 20-year-old to be making the same journey to join up with his team-mates again come Wednesday.

Gerrard dismisses talk of tiredness as greatness awaits

If England are to live out their dreams this summer their midfield dynamo will have to play on into the 12th month of a brutally testing season. Jason Burt reports

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Relatives of soldiers serving in Iraq are to march on No 10 for the first time, in protest against the war
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