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  • Don't mention it
    Saturday, 13 April 2002

    We tried. We did. Each day, of course, innumerable events take place in the world; we scan as many as we can to find a fit subject for the penetrating analysis, illuminating presentation of wider context and trenchant comment that you have come to ex...

  • President Bush has reached the limit of his abilities
    Saturday, 13 April 2002

    Middle EastJerusalem suicide bomber kills sixWoman suicide bomber strikes as Powell sees SharonIsrael buries the bodies, but cannot hide the evidenceInternational force must be deployed, says AnnanExplosion at Tunisian synagogue was a deliberate atta...

  • Jeremy Laurance: Can the NHS learn to treat patients as customers?
    Saturday, 13 April 2002

    Blair interviewBlair clears way for tax-raising Budget with pledge on NHSDoes he have all the answers for his constituency critics?Leading article: It is not where the money for health is coming from, but where it is goingJeremy Laurance: Can the NHS...

  • Would you trust your local school to solve its problems all on its own?
    Friday, 12 April 2002

    I still owe Professor Ted Wragg of Exeter University a fiver from 1997. Half a decade ago I said that the new Education Secretary, David Blunkett, would show the Chief Inspector of Schools, Chris Woodhead, the door and put someone else in instea...

  • Adrian Hamilton: Oil is the reason America wants to be rid of Saddam
    Friday, 12 April 2002

    Middle EastIsrael arrests thousands as Powell flies in Powell comes seeking peace among ashes of hateWorld finally gets glimpse of refugee camp devastationRamallah Diary: No words are said, just smiles because we are aliveSix tourists die in 'acciden...

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