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  • Riot for gold
    Monday, 25 February 2002

    Internal links Salt Lake's 'dry' Olympics end with a drunken riot One of the joys of modern Olympic Games is the discovery that yet another unlikely activity – impossible to judge objectively, uninteresting to ...

  • Stephen Pollard: The police are champion wreckers, but they won't defeat Mr Blunkett
    Monday, 25 February 2002

    Have a guess just what was in the pay package rejected on Friday by the members of the Police Federation. From what the organisation's chairman, Fred Broughton, was saying, it seemed pretty wretched: a cut in both the hours, and the rate, of police...

  • Bob Keizer: These nothing soft about Dutch drugs policy
    Monday, 25 February 2002

    To understand Dutch drug policy it is essential to know something of the Netherlands, as policies are in keeping with the characteristics and culture of the country that produces them. The Dutch have a strong belief in individual freedom and in the d...

  • 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...

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