While politicians agonise over the size of the Government’s debt, one of the most expensive publicly funded projects in recent years is quietly getting under way.
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Tuesday 16 May 2006
British households pay an extra £832 a year in grocery bills due to the huge EU subsidy system that is also depriving tens of thousands of African farmers of their livelihoods, a charity warns.
Monday 31 October 2005
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Saturday 11 December 2004
Even the most inadequately briefed guest who turns up to plug a film or TV show on British daytime television will be familiar with the format. Several minutes of fawning followed by a handful of superficially personal questions and then it's back to the green room to make way for an item on the theme of the perfect Christmas spread, or a phone-in about vasectomies gone wrong. But when the 49-year-old comedian Rowan Atkinson appeared recently on the ITV show This Morning, he treated a chit-chat with the programme's genial hosts like a harrowing encounter with the taxman; if he had needed to rush off halfway through to have a molar pulled, you suspect it would have been a blessed relief.
Thursday 09 December 2004
Rowan Atkinson's heart is in the right place in campaigning against the Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill - which will penalise people who "incite religious hatred" - but his reasoning is flawed.
Monday 06 December 2004
Monday 06 December 2004
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Thursday 31 July 2003
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
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- 4 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 5 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'