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Monday, 25 February 2002

  • End the charade that surrounds the flow of government information
    Tuesday, 26 February 2002

    Internal linksShould Byers resign: vote nowByers insisted I had to go, says SixsmithLeading article: End the charade that surrounds the flow of government informationDonald Macintyre: A story born out of misplaced fearSimon Carr: Words mean only w...

  • Mr Mugabe's smears are a sign of desperation
    Tuesday, 26 February 2002

    Internal linksZimbabwe opposition leader charged with treason Less than two weeks before the voters of Zimbabwe go to the polls, it appears to be dawning on President Robert Mugabe that brutal intimidation, censorship of the media and rabid "anti-...

  • Colin White: Horatio Nelson was a shrewd spin doctor
    Tuesday, 26 February 2002

    When you tell people you're researching the life of Horatio Nelson, their first reaction is often to point out that everything has been said. "We all know that story," they cry. But it's not the case. Yes, there's been a lot written about our gre...

  • 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...

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