The Independent | Archive
Home 2002 March

Sunday, 24 March 2002

  • Football should not expect limitless money from TV
    Monday, 25 March 2002

    Internal linksITV soaps threatened by football boycott The Football Association's call for fans to put pressure on Granada and Carlton, the shareholders in ITV Digital, by refusing to watch their programmes on traditional channels, including Corona...

  • Railtrack is a lesson for Labour in how to deal with the private sector
    Monday, 25 March 2002

    Internal linksByers offers Railtrack investors £300m of public money The possibility of a settlement between Railtrack shareholders and the Government must be welcomed, from a pragmatic point of view, as a condition of improving Britain's railways...

  • Fine feckle
    Monday, 25 March 2002

    Internal linksMorris blames bad parenting for 'cycle of disrespect' among childrenStorm clouds gather over schools as teachers revive spirit of the EightiesYasmin Alibhai-Brown: We need to value our teachers The blame game, part 683. Estelle Morris...

  • Stephen Pollard: Not academically gifted? Then why not try Oxford...
    Monday, 25 March 2002

    Internal linksOxford academics quit after claims they gave college place in return for donation Stop the presses! Hold the front page! Oxford College sells place to son of wealthy benefactor.Who'd believe it, eh?Pembroke College has been caught of...

  • Onora O'Neill: Freedom of the press cannot be unrestricted
    Monday, 25 March 2002

    There are two powerful and well-known arguments for freedom of the press. The first of these is that freedom of the press is a means to truth and discovery; the second is that freedom of the press is necessary for open communication, public debat...

  • Andrew Grice: New approach preaches power of being positive
    Monday, 25 March 2002

    Internal linksBetter public services are priority, says Tory leaderDuncan Smith asks party to widen its embrace and reflect the real BritainNightmare estate where Conservative leader saw the lightBruce Anderson: Public services may be the key to revi...

  • Sa'id Ghazali: Suicide bombers are the appalling but inevitable result of decades of despair
    Monday, 25 March 2002

    Internal links Israelis kill gunmen crossing from Jordan Syrians vent anger at Sharon in massive rally Let's get matters clear from the outset: suicide bombings are appalling and unjustifiable, ...

  • Charlie Courtauld: A schoolboy error if ever there was one
    Sunday, 24 March 2002

    Every so often in television land, a format comes up which is so simple, so perfect, so awe-inspiringly watchable that everyone claims to have thought of it first. Or else they are working on a pilot based on it. A few years ago the BBC's Rock'n'...

Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs General

Key stage 1 and 2 teachers required for the Vale of Glamorgan

£90 - £110 per day + Travel Scheme & Free Training: Randstad Education Cardiff...

Foundation Phase Teacher required

£90 - £110 per day: Randstad Education Cardiff: Exciting opputunities availabl...

Learning Support Assistant

£65 - £70 per day: Randstad Education Cardiff: Due to the continual growth and...

Learning Support Assistant - Newport

£65 - £70 per day: Randstad Education Cardiff: Due to the continual growth and...

Day In a Page

Save the tiger: The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

Introducing the top 50 hidden spots in Britain
Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

Ebola epidemic: Plagued by fear

How a disease that has claimed fewer than 2,000 victims in its history has earned a place in the darkest corner of the public's imagination
Chris Pratt: From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

From 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

He was homeless in Hawaii when he got his big break. Now the comic actor Chris Pratt is Hollywood's new favourite action star
How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

Broadcasting plays and exhibitions to cinemas is a sure-fire box office smash
Shipping container hotels: Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Pop-up hotels filling a niche

Spending the night in a shipping container doesn't sound appealing, but these mobile crash pads are popping up at the summer's biggest events
Native American headdresses are not fashion accessories

Feather dust-up

A Canadian festival has banned Native American headwear. Haven't we been here before?
Boris Johnson's war on diesel

Boris Johnson's war on diesel

11m cars here run on diesel. It's seen as a greener alternative to unleaded petrol. So why is London's mayor on a crusade against the black pump?
5 best waterproof cameras

Splash and flash: 5 best waterproof cameras

Don't let water stop you taking snaps with one of these machines that will take you from the sand to meters deep
Louis van Gaal interview: Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era

Louis van Gaal interview

Manchester United manager discusses tactics and rebuilding after the David Moyes era
Will Gore: The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series

Will Gore: Outside Edge

The goodwill shown by fans towards Alastair Cook will evaporate rapidly if India win the series
The children were playing in the street with toy guns. The air strikes were tragically real

The air strikes were tragically real

The children were playing in the street with toy guns
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – The British, as others see us

Britain as others see us

Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite
How did our legends really begin?

How did our legends really begin?

Applying the theory of evolution to the world's many mythologies
Watch out: Lambrusco is back on the menu

Lambrusco is back on the menu

Naff Seventies corner-shop staple is this year's Aperol Spritz