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  • Health care in Europe shames the NHS; is there really nothing to learn?
    Tuesday, 16 April 2002

    Internal linksAnalysis: Tax-funded or privately financed? The political balancing act"Vote Conservative to save the NHS" may be, for the moment, fantasy politics, but at least the Conservatives are trying. Despite the fears of what remains of the "on...

  • Ant attack
    Tuesday, 16 April 2002

    No sooner have we got used to the Colorado beetle attacking our potatoes and the idea of malaria-bearing mosquitoes making a permanent home in Britain as a result of global warming, we now learn that the biggest insect-organism in the world may be ab...

  • Ann Clwyd: Europe must show its mettle and punish Israel
    Tuesday, 16 April 2002

    Internal linksAmid the ruins of Jenin, the grisly evidence of a war crimePowell finds his path to peace blockedIsrael arrests most wanted man in suicide campaignEU dismisses sanctions and backs Powell's peace missionLetter from a Palestinian to an Is...

  • Yasser Arafat: We strongly condemn the violent operations that target Israeli civilians
    Tuesday, 16 April 2002

    We express our condemnation of all terrorist acts against civilians, whether Israelis or Palestinians and whether this terrorism is sponsored by a state, group or person.This is based on the firm principle of rejecting the use of violence and terrori...

  • Pity the poor politician, damned whatever he does
    Tuesday, 16 April 2002

    Those of my best friends who are not analysts or lesbians tend to be anarchists. Sort of. They don't throw bombs into the czar's carriage or shoot French prime ministers, or even find time for the modern equivalents – trashing GM crops and smashing u...

  • 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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