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Conservative Coalition brings an end to six years of Labor rule

Greek lessons

Nelson Mandela: My common cause with Cecil Rhodes

Taken from a speech to the Rhodes Trust by the former President of South Africa

Major Rhodes ahead: farewell to the fielder of dreams

An eye-catching cricketer starts his fourth World Cup today. Gary Lemke says he has a big role still

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Outsider Art by Colin Rhodes | Voltaire's Coconuts by Ian Buruma | Sergio Leone by Christopher Frayling | The Museum Guard by Howard Norman | Underground by Tobias Hill

Jazz Albums

Forget the interactive film - here's the interactive novel

Here she was, breakfast not even washed up; what would her husband, Jeff the journalist, think?

`PRIEST' ROBS RHODES BANK

`PRIEST' ROBS RHODES BANK

THE SITTER'S TALE: Zandra Rhodes

New faces at the National Portrait Gallery: how the designer's sculpture emerged from the flames

Pop: Something to bleat about

Pop LAMB THE PARADOX BRIGHTON

Historical Notes: The restoration of Britain's manhood

WAS THE love that dare not speak its name indirectly responsible for the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902? With the centenary of that disastrous conflict impending, it's instructive to consider the homoerotic impulses that paved the way for this ill- advised, fin-de-siecle manifestation of brute British manhood. The curious behaviour of John Ruskin's disciples bears investigation.

Accountants' merger fails to add up

THE PROPOSED merger between two of the UK's leading accountancy firms, Robson Rhodes and Pannel Kerr Forster, has been unexpectedly scrapped just a week before completion due to "irreconcilable differences."

Wednesday Law Report: Inconsistency alone is not abuse of process

17 March 1999 Bradford & Bingley Building Society v Seddon (Hancock and others as third parties) Court of Appeal (Lord Justice Nourse, Lord Justice Auld and Lord Justice Ward) 11 March 1999
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Humans: Are the scientists developing robots in danger of replicating the hit Channel 4 drama?

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Time to lay these myths about the Deep South to rest

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