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  • Ariel Sharon: Why Israel, a peace-loving country, was forced to send its army into the West Bank
    Wednesday, 10 April 2002

    Middle EastEight killed by suicide bomber on commuter busAmbush kills 13 Israelis but Sharon stays on the attackPhil Reeves: It was always lethal territoryGerman peace plan backedSecurity heightened at British synagoguesSpectre of oil crisis gives Bu...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

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A crime that reveals London's dark heart

How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?
Meet 'Porridge' and 'Vampire': Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker

Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
Handy hacks that make life easier: New book reveals how to rid your inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone

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KidZania lets children try their hands at being a firefighter, doctor or factory worker for the day

KidZania: It's a small world

The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults, including firefighter, doctor or factory worker
Renée Zellweger's real crime has been to age in an industry that prizes women's youth over humanity

'Renée Zellweger's real crime was to age'

The actress's altered appearance raised eyebrows at Elle's Women in Hollywood awards on Monday
From Cinderella to The Jungle Book, Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics

Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics

From Cinderella to The Jungle Book, Patrick Grafton-Green wonders if they can ever recapture the old magic
Thousands of teenagers to visit battlefields of the First World War in new Government scheme

Pupils to visit First World War battlefields

A new Government scheme aims to bring the the horrors of the conflict to life over the next five years
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Mario Balotelli substituted at half-time against Real Madrid: Was this shirt swapping the real reason?

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Mario Balotelli substituted at half-time. Was shirt swapping the real reason?
West Indies tour of India: Hurricane set to sweep Windies into the shadows

Hurricane set to sweep Windies into the shadows

Decision to pull out of India tour leaves the WICB fighting for its existence with an off-field storm building
Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?