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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'...

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