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The Agreeable world of Wallace Arnold: As I remember it . . .

MY OWN period as a highly successful - indeed most would argue thoroughly distinguished - Conservative backbencher (1983- 87) has given rise to my volume of highly praised memoirs, Mrs Thatcher and Me: The Enterprise Years (1988), an invaluable primer for those who want to know what really went on in front of the closed doors at Number 10.

Shark and visitor size each other up at the Nausicaa Marine Centre in Boulogne

Shark and visitor size each other up at the Nausicaa Marine Centre in Boulogne. The centre has been built to celebrate the city's links with the sea, and help it to compete with other Channel ports after ferry sailings from Britain were drastically cut earlier this year. Other exhibits include a tuna aquarium and environmental displays.

EC moves to save dolphins

LUXEMBOURG (AP) - European Community fishing ministers yesterday barred EC tuna fleets from using special nets that kill dolphins along with the targeted tuna catch in areas where the two live together.

Food: Do you mind if I smoke?

WE TEND to eat more fish in summer than at other times of the year because it is light and easily digestible. For those who take their summer holidays by the sea, it is also - theoretically, at least - more readily available and fresher. Each day the fish spend travelling inland in vast refrigerated lorries to the wholesaler, and then on to the local fishmonger, makes a big difference to their taste, delicacy and firmness.

Bunhill: Bush told where to Gatt off

CONSUMER rights campaigner Ralph Nader began his career cutting General Motors down to size. His Public Citizen group has now laid a glove on another unlikely victim, the Uruguay round of Gatt.
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Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

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Disney's mega money-making formula

'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
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Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

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Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

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Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

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The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

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Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

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