Government will control entire market 'from seed to smoke,' in a bid to curb addiction and drug violence
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Jeremy Warner's Outlook: Soros thinks crisis the worst since 1930s, but beware a similar regulatory response
Friday 04 April 2008
It's always nice to see the sinner that repents, but I doubt that's what George Soros, the billionaire speculator, means when, in a series of interviews to launch his new book, he blames the present crisis in financial markets on Thatcherism, Reaganism, deregulation and what he sees as misguided free-market thinking.
Sunday 17 February 2008
Friday 25 January 2008
I love my iPod. It was a Christmas present from my children. I would never have bought it for myself and have had to be taught how to use it, how to download tunes and play in sequence or random tracks. It is beautiful in design, a pleasure to hold and a miracle of cleverness which everyone now takes for granted. It is still a mystery to me and I still handle it as a piece of strange and new technology.
Thursday 24 January 2008
Slavoj Zizek is international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London. Professor Zizek argues that our understanding of violence is wrong.
Tuesday 22 January 2008
Friday 11 January 2008
Tuesday 06 June 2006
Shares in the cancer specialist Antisoma fell yesterday after the Swiss drug maker Roche pulled out of a partnership to develop two cancer treatments. Roche returned the rights to the lung cancer treatment, AS1404, a potential blockbuster drug, despite promising results from clinical trials. The stock closed down 16 per cent at 19.25p.
Sunday 16 May 2004
Friday 19 March 2004
Monday 29 December 2003
Saturday 29 November 2003
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
- 1 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 2 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 4 Cycle death inquest: Boyfriend hugs driver of 32 tonne tipper truck that killed his girlfriend
- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police