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Seven extremely rare photographs of Churchill have been restored and rescued from a barn in Cirencester

Judge asks for black activists' investigation

AN OLD BAILEY judge yesterday asked the Attorney General to investigate black activists who tried to turn the killing of a 16-year-old Asian schoolboy into a "racial cause celebre".

Judge attacks race activists

AN OLD BAILEY judge has asked the Attorney General to investigate black activists for trying to turn the killing of a 16-year-old Asian schoolboy into a "racial cause celebre".

Sweet sixteen

What's it like to be 16 in 1998? To find out, Rose Shepherd did the obvious thing: she went along with her tape recorder and a full set of prejudices and asked 16-year-olds. She was surprised time and again. Photographs by Florian Jaenicke

Law report: Tribunal not bound to consider complaint

18 June 1998 Mensah v East Hertfordshire NHS Trust Court of Appeal (Lord Justice Peter Gibson, Lord Justice Henry and Sir Christopher Slade) 10 June 1998

Words; Soccer (colloq.)

"I ABSOLUTELY, decline to see socca' matches", E.C. Dowson wrote in a letter on 21 February 1889, which is the earliest citation in the Oxford English Dictionary of this abbreviation of our national sport.

Harrow master guilty of theft

A FORMER geography master at Harrow, one of Britain's leading public schools, wasfound guilty yesterday of stealing more than pounds 36,000 from a school holiday fund.

Case Summaries: 4 May 1998

The following notes of judgments were prepared by the reporters of the All England Law Reports.

Britain's old school tie heads East

Education is becoming a multi-million pound service industry, with some of our most famous public schools exporting their prestigious names to Asia. Ben Russell reports

Leukaemia boy's family ordered out of UK

THE FAMILY of Fahim Manji, which is trying to raise pounds 100,000 to pay for his leukaemia treatment, was ordered to leave the country by the Home Office.

pounds 100,000 needed to save life of leukaemia boy

A FAMILY fighting to save the life of their 12-year-old son who has leukaemia face a bill of up to pounds 100,000 to pay for his treatment.

On the run again

TEENAGER Peter Kerry, who hit the headlines in 1995 when he ran away to Malaysia with his father's passport and credit card, has gone missing again.

Education: Making the grade at Easter

Rather than burning the midnight oil alone, anxious GCSE and

Letter: Challenge to Bell

Sir: It would be very dangerous if the legal expenses incurred by Martin Bell were to be regarded as election expenses (report, 24 January). If such a principle were established any candidate in an election could force another to go over the election expenditure limit simply by threatening legal proceedings.

Books: Hell in Harrow, overdrafts in Ohio

The Trollope family saga began with Anthony's intrepid mum, who fled a dismal home for uncouth America and pioneered Yank-bashing for British readers. D J Taylor remembers a woman of substance

Parents cast doubt on secret abuse study

Cleared couples are seeking an inquiry. Brian Morgan reports
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