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  • Aukward bustard
    Monday, 15 April 2002

    Everyone knows that the great bustard was hunted to extinction in Britain at about the time the phrase was first used in comedy movies, probably by Sid James. That is, around the start of the 19th century – although we are still waiting the results...

  • Trying to restrict jury trials has diverted from essential reform
    Monday, 15 April 2002

    Internal linksGovernment set to make U-turn over restricting right for trial by jury Welcome the sinner that repenteth, by all means. Tony Blair and his legal mentor Derry Irvine should be applauded for coming to their senses if the Lord Chancellor ...

  • Whatever the outcome, Mr Powell's trip is far from a waste of time
    Monday, 15 April 2002

    Internal linksPowell's last-ditch shuttle to find peaceSurvivors of Jenin creep home to see destructionIsrael ready for US-led peace talks, says SharonPalestinian captives 'tortured and humiliated' at Israeli army baseRamallah Diary: Rampaging tank c...

  • Rachel Bowlby: The new frontier in advertising is unhappy families
    Monday, 15 April 2002

    A television ad for McDonald's running now may be an historical first: it's about divorced parents. It's also an unnervingly witty psychological drama. A small boy is about to go out with his father for the morning. He negotiates separately with ea...

  • Suzi Leather: Familiarity helps breed IVF consent
    Monday, 15 April 2002

    Given the capacity of issues around assisted conception to grab column inches and media headlines, I am struck by how little work has actually been carried out on public attitudes to assisted conception. Few large-scale opinion surveys have been carr...

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The exhibition nods to rich and potentially brilliant ideas, but steps back
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