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  • Rupert Cornwell: Saddam is next in the firing line. It's just a matter of when
    Sunday, 17 February 2002

    Internal linksBritish paratroops shoot man dead in Kabul gun battleUS forces move on Filipino militantsAmerica 'chasing phantoms' in Iraq says arms expert Well, boys, this is it. This time it's Baghdad. No more messing around. George W – no one ca...

  • Charlie Courtauld: Neurologists anonymous
    Sunday, 17 February 2002

    Have you got a spare? Back-of-a-lorry job? A neurologist, I mean. You see, I seem to have lost mine, and I don't quite know what to do about it.For most of us, to be signed up to an NHS neurologist is something to be avoided. It means you're not ...

  • 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...

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