Three Independent letter writers covered the issue superbly
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Thursday 12 March 2009
A huge crocodile knocked over a canoe in a southern Philippine lake and decapitated a 10-year-old girl, police said.
Thursday 26 February 2009
Tuesday 02 December 2008
Sea water powered by a fierce scirocco wind laid siege to Venice for a second day today, flooding basements, destroying domestic appliances and shopkeepers' merchandise and bringing the city to a halt.
Thursday 25 September 2008
Saturday 16 August 2008
Sunday 10 August 2008
Monday 21 July 2008
As the world faces the incontrovertible truth of climate change, so politicians search for ways of protecting sources of water. In the UK, people could be forgiven for wondering why this is such a big issue in a country which is, after all, surrounded by the stuff. The problem, of course, is that sea water is as useful as a chocolate teapot unless the salt is extracted first. Indeed, President Kennedy was once quoted as saying: "If we could ever competitively, at a cheap rate, get fresh water from salt water, this would be in the long-range interests of humanity and would dwarf any other scientific accomplishment."
Friday 16 May 2008
In the wee small hours of 2 May 1997, just as millions of us were doing laps of honour around our living rooms and gardens to mark Michael Portillo's demise, a captivating vignette was playing itself out at Glasgow airport. Indeed, this may have have been the most poignant tarmac scene the world has known since Casablanca.
Wednesday 23 April 2008
Monday 03 March 2008
The mother of a British teenager has accused Indian police of "covering up" the death of her daughter, who she says was raped and murdered on a beach in Goa.
Sunday 27 November 2005
Saturday 01 October 2005
Saturday 05 April 2003
Sunday 25 August 2002
Friday 12 July 2002
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