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  • At last, the Security Council equates Palestine and Israel
    Thursday, 14 March 2002

    Middle East crisisUN security council supports state of Palestine for first timeUS call for Palestinian state at UN applaudedPhotographer killed in hail of Israeli tank fireSharon rounds on Defence Minister for army 'restraint'Attack on Iraq would ba...

  • A welcome relaunch - but do ministers realise the scale of the tasks ahead?
    Thursday, 14 March 2002

    Internal linksLabour considers £50m state funding for partiesDonald Macintyre: It isn't friends that Mr Blair needs more of. It's enemies It may seem a strange thing, but Tony Blair has given a very good impression over the last few years that he h...

  • Welcome to Britain
    Thursday, 14 March 2002

    Internal links Americans receive a princely invitation to visit     Tourism, for many reasons, most of which we don't have to rehearse, is currently a particularly tough market, and nowhere more so than in th...

  • Gavyn Davies: Our critics are just trying to hijack our services
    Thursday, 14 March 2002

    Internal linksBBC chairman tries to calm 'hijack' rowNatasha Walter: Bland. Boring. Complacent For us to truly serve the public, and justify the licence fee, we must first make sure that the public consumes our services in huge numbers. We simply ...

  • Bland. Boring. Complacent
    Thursday, 14 March 2002

    Internal linksBBC chairman tries to calm 'hijack' rowPodium - Gavyn Davies: Our critics are just trying to hijack our services Gavyn Davies, the chairman of the BBC board of governors, has told us that the people who criticise the BBC for dumbing d...

  • Mo Mowlam: Some lessons for the Middle East from the Ulster peace process
    Thursday, 14 March 2002

    Middle East crisisUN security council supports state of Palestine for first timeUS call for Palestinian state at UN applaudedPhotographer killed in hail of Israeli tank fireSharon rounds on Defence Minister for army 'restraint'Attack on Iraq would ba...

  • High note
    Wednesday, 13 March 2002

    Internal linksIs Pavarotti ready for a last night at the opera? The opera isn't over until the fat man sings. Let's hope that Luciano Pavarotti goes on for ever, or at least a few seasons more.Of course, he's holding us on tenterhooks. When his nam...

  • It is up to South Africa to tell the truth about President Mugabe
    Wednesday, 13 March 2002

    Internal linksEarly lead for Mugabe as world condemns pollMugabe 'victory' may be trigger for strike actionWhite farmers charged with bribing poll officials It is still – just – possible that the voters of Zimbabwe have managed to defeat Robert Muga...

  • This exhibition of the dead need not be banned
    Wednesday, 13 March 2002

    Grieving parents have an authority that does not derive from statute and takes little account of logic. So, when the parents of children whose organs were removed at Alder Hey hospital protest at a proposed exhibition of anatomical grotesqueries t...

  • Paul Vallely: The judges have bottled their chance to protect privacy
    Wednesday, 13 March 2002

    The public has a right to know that "a soccer star cheated on his wife with a lap-dancer and a blonde nanny", so The Sun informed its readers yesterday, neatly summarising this week's landmark privacy ruling by three appeal court judges led by th...

  • Nushin Arbabzadah: Refugees don't matter, that's why they are here
    Wednesday, 13 March 2002

    I first encountered European culture as a young refugee from Afghanistan. But it was not for the solid sounds of the German language that I came to Europe. Nor was it for the melodies of the Spanish that I later learned, nor the soft roundness of Fre...

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