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Wednesday 20 May 2009
Two schools were shut yesterday as teachers' leaders escalated their strike action against proposals to set up new privately sponsored academies.
Friday 15 May 2009
Tuesday 21 April 2009
Essex police are investigating the death of a three-year-old in hospital amid fears that intravenous fluid bags had been sabotaged, it was reported today.
Thursday 02 April 2009
Angry workers were staging sit- ins at three car parts plants yesterday after suddenly being told that they had all lost their jobs.
Saturday 07 March 2009
What I most admired about Susan Tsvangirai was that she knew that the success of your family was dependent on the success of your country. She never moaned about what life was like for her and her children and the risks that came from living with Robert Mugabe's nemesis. It was always about the children of Zimbabwe. It was a typical caring and motherly attitude that Zimbabwe had always wanted from its First Lady but never got.
Saturday 28 February 2009
Tuesday 24 February 2009
Wednesday 11 February 2009
It was a joyous moment for some, but I saw no reason of joining in any of the celebratory parties.
Thursday 22 January 2009
Hundreds of travellers, many with small children, were left "desperate" and dismayed today after being told they face being moved forcibly from their homes after a ruling by the Court of Appeal.
Wednesday 03 December 2008
Until it happened, the sight of Robert Mugabe's loyal soldiers rampaging against his regime was unthinkable. So surely their unprecedented actions ought to be the tipping point for the 84-year-old tyrant. But in the weird world that cynics call Mugabeland, things are never straight forward.
Saturday 01 November 2008
The home I grew up in ... was a council house in Basildon, Essex, until I was nine. Then we moved into an old vicarage my dad had bought that was in serious need of renovation; we stayed there until I was 16. It was wonderful: 300 years old and full of character.
Tuesday 16 September 2008
I am desperately homesick after six years of exile from Zimbabwe. Yet yesterday's power-sharing deal between Robert Mugabe, Morgan Tsvangirai and Arthur Mutambara has not brought me any relief that I can re-enter a new democratic country in which the rights of citizens are respected.
Monday 23 June 2008
Friday 02 May 2008
The Tories claimed early today that they were on course to evict Gordon Brown from power after they won a steady series of local election victories across England.
Friday 04 April 2008
Will he or won't he? It has been nearly a week since the polls closed, and still no word from Robert Mugabe on when he will begin his journey into political oblivion.
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