Sunday, 21 June 1998
When money dictates who is guilty or innocentSunday, 21 June 1998
This is a very grey area, for it now appears that Woodward's parents - though not Louise herself - received cash which they said they needed to pay her legal bills. This revelation gave the green light to the Sun, which announced that "lying Woodward...
Caution: Small minds on big screenSunday, 21 June 1998
"No, madam, I've walked this way all my life!" Flash forward - 15 April 2020, and the announcement by the National Sentimentality Society of America ("Feel someone's pain today!") of the 10 greatest motion pictures ever made. "The envelope, please: T...
A very English thuggerySunday, 21 June 1998
Right. Brits! Engerland! What a shame, what a disgrace, oh the pity of it all; let's get together and crack down hard, because we are, after all, a civilised, sophisticated, gentle society and these bone-crunching ambassadors of mindless decay do us ...
A recession would remind us that even Mr Blair is humanSunday, 21 June 1998
Governments fear recessions because they confirm what they are loath to concede: that the really powerful forces in our lives are outside their control. The German Marxist economist Jurgen Kuzcynski adored recessions, the bigger the better. He died l...
The Agreeable World of Wallace Arnold: After the confusion, we knew we were menSunday, 21 June 1998
Deep breath, Wallace: deep breath. Let me explain. A small group of us meet on the third Wednesday of every fourth month at an upstairs room in The Garrick Club. The group was originally formed in 1958 to discuss the incidence and meaning of dental c...
Prime ministerial games, and Mr Blair's foulSunday, 21 June 1998
Harold Wilson claimed to have been a promising long-distance runner at Oxford and could later recite the names of the Huddersfield Town teams of his boyhood. Indeed, it is said that Mr Brian Walden forfeited any chance he might ever have had of joini...
Profile: Neville and Doreen Lawrenc - All they want is justiceSunday, 21 June 1998
By now the horrific sequence of events must be burnt into their consciousness. Stephen surrounded by the gang of white youths and forced to the ground. The long-bladed knife plunged twice into his chest. Stephen struggling to his feet, running 130 ya...
Woolwich: The EDL were camped outside my house
Grace Dent: I’m not sure how these people can avoid being called ‘bigots’. And the more ‘civilised’, the worse they are
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Woolwich murder: They killed, then they performed - these men should be starved of our attention
Woolwich attack: The EDL will seek to exploit this evil crime for their own evil ends
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