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Saturday, 23 February 2002

  • James Delingpole: Bums on loo seats
    Sunday, 24 February 2002

    With the possible exception of delivering nuts, bolts and screws to small businesses in the Dudley area, quite the most boring and pointless job I ever had was as arts correspondent for a national newspaper.The problem, I quickly realised, is tha...

  • 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 ...

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