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Tuesday, 23 April 2002

  • President Chirac must now defeat Le Pen's racism, not pander to it
    Wednesday, 24 April 2002

    French electionCatholic bishop denounces Le PenWhy the sums will never add up for 'President Le Pen'Chirac refuses to join TV debate 'in the face of hatred'Jospin failed to address asylum, says MandelsonAnti-racists warn against apathyAnne McElvoy: ...

  • Beverley Malone: Nurses must earn more, Mr Brown
    Wednesday, 24 April 2002

    What are the barriers for nursing and nurses? Poor pay is just the first one that comes to mind. Heavy workloads, more patients and greater acuity. Lack of support from employers and managers and, of course, nursing shortages. Because we all know, w...

  • Tuesday, 23 April 2002

  • Le Pen has thrown down a gauntlet that European leaders must pick up
    Tuesday, 23 April 2002

    French electionsFrance is urged: Just say NonHow Le Pen ripped up the electoral mapShock waves spread across Europe, while Austria gloatsHow the extremists have thrown another rock in the poolMisery and malice in town that deserted JospinWhere peopl...

  • Primary schools need more male teachers
    Tuesday, 23 April 2002

    Internal linksHundreds of men sought for primary school posts'Pied Piper of Solihull' says motivation of younger pupils makes teaching a pleasure The commitment being shown by the Government's Teacher Training Agency to increase the number of male ...

  • Primitive medicine
    Tuesday, 23 April 2002

    Neanderthal man has had a bad press almost since his discovery in the summer of 1856 in the Neander valley in Germany. Indeed it was not long before "neanderthal" became a term of common abuse. And how maligned has been our hairy, heavy-browed, robus...

  • This is The Perfect Story (and I can't help laughing)
    Tuesday, 23 April 2002

    Internal links'You've got to name your first choice soon: Nancy or Ulrika' Yesterday's edition of the Bangkok Post told its bemused Thai readers how England's World Cup soccer campaign had fallen into jeopardy, due to the uncovering of the affair ...

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