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Friday, 22 February 2002

  • Journalism has never been more dangerous
    Saturday, 23 February 2002

    Internal linksWorldwide revulsion at murder of American journalist on videoVideo reveals the hideous sacrifice of captive reporterRobert Fisk: Journalists are now targets - but who is to blame for this? Daniel played the fiddle. He was a Jewish Ame...

  • Jeremy Laurance: Why help the rich at the expense of the poor?
    Saturday, 23 February 2002

    Some 175,000 people voted in the BBC's NHS poll on Wednesday to offer the Government their view on where its priorities for the health service should lie. The NHS may not have the pulling power of Pop Idol, which notched up more than eight million vo...

  • If you want to see real obesity, go to Miami
    Saturday, 23 February 2002

    Here's something to chew over when pondering the growing problem of obese children. The fattest child in my daughter's primary school class was also the cleverest. Her mother came from Kuala Lumpur and latched onto me as a fellow Eurasian when we ...

  • If you want my money, I want to see some changes
    Friday, 22 February 2002

    The NHS debateRise in national insurance of £4bn may be unveiled to boost NHSBlair drops pretence over health tax plansMoney alone will not cure the health service illsNow Tories concede taxes may have to riseHigher taxes needed to deliver on policie...

  • Rupert Cornwell: Europe and America need each other. Shame that they can't see it
    Friday, 22 February 2002

    Internal linksBush urges Jiang to make China a force for Asian peaceThe secret trip that thawed out frozen relationsRupert Cornwell: Europe and America need each other. Shame that they can't see itWe watched as he visited Japan like an emperor from a...

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