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  • David McKittrick: As trust drains away, the days of the peace process are numbered
    Sunday, 6 October 2002

    Just days ago a lot of people thought the Good Friday Agreement, which is the heart of the Irish peace process, would be lucky to survive intact past January. Now theythink it will be lucky to remain intact for another week. The extraordinary sce...

  • Yvonne Roberts: The Edwina in you and me
    Sunday, 6 October 2002

    Transgression is back at the top of the bill. Self-deluded Edwina Currie continues to flog infidelity and betrayal as if she is a one-woman salvage firm, assisting the body politic and safeguarding truth. ("It did a lot of good to encourage this ...

  • I think I want to run for Mayor of London
    Saturday, 5 October 2002

    So, I said, "what do you think?" Muriel, a bridge player of international class and easily the cleverest woman I know, lit a cigarette, exhaled thoughtfully and said: "Well, if you do decide to run for mayor, I'll vote for you."It's a start and, b...

  • The blood-stained truth behind Clinton's fine words in Blackpool
    Saturday, 5 October 2002

    Bill Clinton and John Major had more in common than either of them knew. If their past adventures expose a certain commonality (as distinct from commonness), their treatment this past week could hardly have been more different. One ex-leader is ha...

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