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  • Jeans therapy
    Tuesday, 9 April 2002

    Internal linksAmerican dream wears thin as Levi's cuts jobs Jeremy Clarkson and Tony Blair have a great deal to answer for. For these two men seem to have rendered what was once one of the most popular garments in the world, Levi jeans, uncool. Thr...

  • Hopeful signs from the heart of Europe
    Tuesday, 9 April 2002

    Internal linksPoland resists 'second class' membership Ever since the collapse of the Soviet Union and its empire, doom-mongers in the West have warned of the dark political forces that lurk just beneath the surface of the newly democratic states.T...

  • A symbolic moment that should herald the modernising of monarchy
    Tuesday, 9 April 2002

    Internal linksThe Queen Mother's final journey Text of the sermon delivered by the Archbishop of CanterburyPoll reveals big rise in support for monarchySurge in support for grieving Royals but pressure to modernise monarchy remainsA poem, and a daugh...

  • A modern newspaper with a mission to take the broader view
    Tuesday, 9 April 2002

    As the youngest of Britain's daily newspapers, The Independent is especially open to change, eager to reflect the shifting tastes and interests of our readers. From today, we are introducing improvements to the structure and content of the print edi...

  • Tony Blair: 'Britain will be at America's side'
    Tuesday, 9 April 2002

    In today's's interdependent world, we need an integrated approach, a doctrine of international community, based on the values we believe in. We shouldn't be shy of giving our actions not just the force of self-interest but moral force.In reality, at...

  • Mary Dejevsky: The Palace has finally learned the lessons of Diana
    Tuesday, 9 April 2002

    Internal linksThe Queen Mother's final journey Text of the sermon delivered by the Archbishop of CanterburyPoll reveals big rise in support for monarchySurge in support for grieving Royals but pressure to modernise monarchy remainsA poem, and a daugh...

  • What I will be telling my daughter about rape
    Tuesday, 9 April 2002

    Here's a common sight on our streets, if we did but know it: a lot of raped women walking around without hope of justice, and a lot of rapists also strolling about, having got away with it. It was bad enough before. In 1977 only one in three cases of...

  • The Tories make a start (don't mention the euro)
    Monday, 8 April 2002

    Internal linksClarke says Duncan Smith has raised his morale The last time Kenneth Clarke aligned himself with such an unlikely partner it was with John Redwood, his running mate in the campaign for the Conservative leadership in 1997. The rumbusti...

  • George Bush: Enough is enough. The violence must end
    Monday, 8 April 2002

    Internal linksEurope threatens Israel with sanctionsBlair adopts Bush's language over SaddamBlair tries to calm the doubtersThe comic turn forgets his lines in a Texas double actDefiant Saddam vows to defeat AmericaEerie calm in the streetsArmy says ...

  • Stan Hey: My wife does a pretty wicked George Formby
    Monday, 8 April 2002

    Touching as it was to hear that the late Queen Mother once entertained her great grandsons by imitating their favourite comic character, Ali G, I am also bowled over by the bizarre layers in this particular act. Some of you will remember that the...

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