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  • Free and fair elections are not possible in Zimbabwe
    Saturday, 16 February 2002

    Internal linksMedia watchdog issues warning after reporter flees ZimbabweBasildon Peta: 'It's better to be a live coward than a dead hero'Stephen Glover: Eagerness to blacken Peta's name is petty and cruel Free and democratic elections require a free...

  • Keep Consignia
    Saturday, 16 February 2002

    Common sense is a rare commodity in public life, so thank goodness for Consignia, the organisation formerly known as the Post Office. Its chairman, Allan Leighton, says he dislikes the new name and would like to change it. But a spokeswoman for Co...

  • Sacking spin doctors is not enough to restore a credible transport policy
    Saturday, 16 February 2002

    Internal linksFeuding spin doctors are both sackedHas the shine finally come off Teflon Tony?Ambassador is tied to Blair aide and steel tycoonMoore: Spin doctor who failed once again to bury her bad newsSixsmith: Former BBC man was no stranger to con...

  • The fabled Labour spin machine looks ridiculous
    Saturday, 16 February 2002

    Internal linksFeuding spin doctors are both sackedHas the shine finally come off Teflon Tony?Ambassador is tied to Blair aide and steel tycoonMoore: Spin doctor who failed once again to bury her bad newsSixsmith: Former BBC man was no stranger to con...

  • For £10,000 I'd expect a perfect identicat
    Saturday, 16 February 2002

    When Bewlah, our Siamese cat, died, a heartless friend suggested that we stuff her and turn her into a doorstop. Maybe she wasn't being that heartless.Distasteful as it would be for me to have Bewlah's corpse propping open the kitchen door, there...

  • Stephen Glover: Eagerness to blacken Peta's name is petty and cruel
    Saturday, 16 February 2002

    Internal linksMedia watchdog issues warning after reporter flees ZimbabweBasildon Peta: 'It's better to be a live coward than a dead hero'Leading article: Free and fair elections are not possible in ZimbabweBasildon Peta, The Independent's correspond...

  • Lawrence Freedman: We won the war, but where is our strategy for a new world order?
    Friday, 15 February 2002

    'Will the cry of terrorism be used as communism was by repressive regimes to suppress dissent?'Wars are normally given two aims: in the short term to defeat the enemy, and over the longer term to build a better world. They are vicious and brutali...

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