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  • No subsidy for the new air traffic control system
    Monday, 28 January 2002

    Internal links Flight delays likely in air traffic switch The launch of a new air traffic control centre has come at the worst possible time for the newly privatised company that runs British airspace. Although...

  • Toy story
    Monday, 28 January 2002

    Internal links Toy exhibitors all hoping to be this year's big craze The toy business is a difficult one to second-guess. Even toymakers themselves seem taken by surprise every year when one of their back-of-ca...

  • Frank Dobson: The last thing the NHS needs is another dose of the private sector
    Monday, 28 January 2002

    Internal linksDobson fears patients will suffer in NHS reforms "Just let us alone so we can get on with our jobs." That is the sensible response of most people in the NHS to the Government's latest proposals for another round of management reorgan...

  • Steven Rose: The concept of race is biologically meaningless
    Monday, 28 January 2002

    Discrimination and racism require real or imagined difference – from clothes and patterns of worship to skin colour and smell. But some differences are deemed important, others not, and what is important has differed at different times and in dif...

  • Sadomasochist falls for soft-boiled egg, and why I won't be joining in
    Sunday, 27 January 2002

    There has seldom been a film I want to see less than Iris. To me the idea of tootling off to the cinema and getting mushy over John Bayley's relationship with Iris Murdoch is about as appealing as watching a biopic called When Tony met Cherie. I ...

  • Peter Mandelson: What do the Tories want? Tax cuts or good services?
    Sunday, 27 January 2002

    Iain Duncan Smith might be thinking as he reflects this weekend that it has been one of the more successful weeks of his leadership. As I know from Labour's days foundering in opposition in the mid-1980s, when your public recognition factor is fr...

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Who is bombing whom in the Middle East?

Robert Fisk untangles the countries and factions
China's influence on fashion: At the top of the game both creatively and commercially

China's influence on fashion

At the top of the game both creatively and commercially
Lord O’Donnell: Former cabinet secretary on the election and life away from the levers of power

The man known as GOD has a reputation for getting the job done

Lord O'Donnell's three principles of rule
Rainbow shades: It's all bright on the night

Rainbow shades

It's all bright on the night
'It was first time I had ever tasted chocolate. I kept a piece, and when Amsterdam was liberated, I gave it to the first Allied soldier I saw'

Bread from heaven

Dutch survivors thank RAF for World War II drop that saved millions
Britain will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power - Labour

How 'the Axe' helped Labour

UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power
Rare and exclusive video shows the horrific price paid by activists for challenging the rule of jihadist extremists in Syria

The price to be paid for challenging the rule of extremists

A revolution now 'consuming its own children'
Welcome to the world of Megagames

Welcome to the world of Megagames

300 players take part in Watch the Skies! board game in London
'Nymphomaniac' actress reveals what it was really like to star in one of the most explicit films ever

Charlotte Gainsbourg on 'Nymphomaniac'

Starring in one of the most explicit films ever
Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi

The Emirates' out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers
Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

Vince Cable exclusive interview

Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'
Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

It's time for my close-up

Meet the man who films great whites for a living
Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before