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Tuesday, 19 February 2002

  • Angela Lambert: Political correctness helped to kill Victoria Climbie
    Wednesday, 20 February 2002

    Climbie inquiryCouncil attacks Climbie inquiry 'blame'Evidence of abuse was 'systematically ignored'Courage of couple during 55 ugly daysLeading article: The clear lesson of the Climbie case Victoria Climbie is dead, killed by political correctnes...

  • The Tories are gradually chipping away at Teflon Tony
    Wednesday, 20 February 2002

    Internal links'Loophole saves steel tycoon £40m in taxes' "Labour's worst week", screamed the headlines in most newspapers after the twin débâcles of "Garbagegate" and the removal of the spin doctors Jo Moore and Martin Sixsmith from the Departmen...

  • Susan Stroud: How we can create a volunteering society
    Tuesday, 19 February 2002

    It was comments about the evil axis which caught the headlines in the UK when President George Bush's State of the Union address was reported. However, there were some more constructive elements to the speech, which should be of equal interest in...

  • Phil Reeves: Are we seeing the first cracks in Israeli support of Ariel Sharon?
    Tuesday, 19 February 2002

    Internal linksIsraeli helicopters fire missiles at Hamas officePalestinian militants kill four as division in Israeli public opinion growsSomething new and important is stirring on Israel's political landscape. It is still in its infancy. But there i...

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