Friday, 27 December 2002
A C Grayling: We should not let baby Eve tempt us away from progressSaturday, 28 December 2002
Of all the advances made in recent years by medical applications of genetics, the one that has promised most controversy is the cloning of human beings. Troubled debate about the prospect of such a development was sparked when the Italian doctor Sev...
Kenya's Big Man must answer for the catastrophe that has befallen his countrySaturday, 28 December 2002
It was a delicious, if mildly terrifying moment. The time is five years ago and the place is the veranda of the Norfolk Hotel, in Nairobi. The elections which will see the end of his rule are still a long way away. Daniel Arap Moi is the undisputed ...
Charlie Courtauld: Is this the world's least imaginative man? I'll bet you Â£200m that he isSaturday, 28 December 2002
It won't change his life, he insists. He'll still be up at 5am every day, will drive to work and put in a full day at the office. Perhaps he'll invest in that chopper he's always fancied, maybe some tithes to his church, but otherwise Jack Whittaker ...
Alexi Sayle: The best soldiers are frightened of everythingSaturday, 28 December 2002
Channel 4 showed a documentary on Christmas night about Derek and Clive, the foul-mouthed alter egos of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore who emerged in a series of improvised tapings in the late Seventies and early Eighties, before I was in showbusine...
Why do we persist with this morbid attachment to heritage and tradition?Friday, 27 December 2002
Just before midday yesterday I took my place high in the west stand of Tottenham Hotspur's White Hart Lane stadium (this isn't a football column, so bear with me). Before the match kicked off, I told my two oldest daughters about a Christmas gam...
Rupert Cornwell: Let's be clear, it's Mr Bush who can't lose faceFriday, 27 December 2002
It has been a perfect Christmas here in this small segment of the US eastern seaboard where the great decisions of our time are taken. It began snowing in Washington at dusk on 24 December. Next morning, for the first time I remember, we woke up to ...
Jonathon Porritt: What the West can learn from the best of AfricaFriday, 27 December 2002
Question: what's the first thing that comes into your mind when you hear the word Africa? Answer: basket case. Indeed, so pervasive is this chronic "basket-case syndrome" that good news from Africa just isn't believable for most people. Fixed images ...
Boris Johnson claims porn-obsessed Islamic jihadists are 'literally w*****s'
Warnings stepped up for travellers to Israel and Thailand
Qatar Airways buys 9.99% stake worth $1.7bn in BA owner IAG
Childhood obesity epidemic may be 'levelling out,' claims new study
Leaked photo shows US-Egyptian citizen on hunger strike bleeding as his health deteriorates
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