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  • The mark of a civilised society is its tolerance of unpopular behaviour
    Thursday, 14 February 2002

    Internal linksScotland bans fox hunting to rural angerScotland's hunt supporters in defiant last standEdinburgh ban on blood sport raises pressure on Blair This is a significant moment. The debate was continuing as this leading article was written,...

  • It is foolish to rely on mercenaries for security
    Thursday, 14 February 2002

    Internal links'Mercenaries as peace-keepers' plan under fire Thinking the unthinkable is a praiseworthy occupation for government servants, who tend to be all too hide-bound. So a Foreign Office Green Paper that considers how best to assist overstr...

  • John Lichfield: You should be cautious of this man
    Thursday, 14 February 2002

    Silvio Berlusconi rarely goes to the Palazzo Chigi, the Italian equivalent of Downing Street, where the 50-odd previous Italian prime ministers since the war have worked. He governs the country mostly from his private, rented palazzo a few minut...

  • Simon Calder: British Airways is a national institution - and that is part of its problem
    Thursday, 14 February 2002

    Internal links BA accused of 'butchery' as 5,800 jobs are axed BA job cuts: Full service, fewer frills. But will it work? 'We were expecting this - there's almost a sense of relief' ...

  • Forward, troopers
    Wednesday, 13 February 2002

    Cool Britons may come and cool Britons may go, but the nominations for the Academy Awards, announced yesterday, suggest that, when it comes to screen performances, this country's real strength lies in its more established acting talents.Dame Judi ...

  • Martin Bell: 'It is not only Milosevic who is on trial at The Hague'
    Wednesday, 13 February 2002

    Internal linksMartin Bell: 'It is not only Milosevic who is on trial at The Hague' Two former foreign correspondents were reminiscing in a German courtroom. I was one. The other was Niklas Frank, who has just retired after 22 years with Stern maga...

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