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  • A welcome antidote to the worldwide wait
    Wednesday, 27 February 2002

    Internal links BT slashes price of high-speed internet Broadband price halved in attempt to boost take-up The difference between dial-up internet access and a high-speed service that is permanen...

  • Bill Gates: Why is the US so mean about fighting Aids?
    Wednesday, 27 February 2002

    So how did I get interested in medicine? Well, it's a bit of a circuitous path. I started out poorly because my biology teacher in high school made biology very uninteresting. I didn't like dissecting frogs, or test tubes; it all seemed too hands-on ...

  • 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...

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