Monday, 13 May 2002
Britain's pupils deserve quality not quantity in their examsMonday, 13 May 2002
In our strange national obsession with examinations, quantity seems almost as important as quality. What we have in this country is a system of rote marking, in which exam papers are processed in industrial quantities by overstretched and underpaid s...
Kailash Satyarthi: The reality of modern child slaveryMonday, 13 May 2002
For a 14-year-old Indian girl called Gulabo, education would have meant life and liberty. Her father toiled for years as a slave labourer in brick kilns. Gulabo was born and brought up as a slave and was afflicted with severe malnutrition and tub...
Our man in Paris: The French way of friendshipMonday, 13 May 2002
After five years in France, we have started to make French friends. That may sound slow, but the status of "friend" is something that is never awarded lightly in France. One of my wife's new friends is a doctor. Margaret consulted her about a minor...
Greek farmers who shot 28 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers for demanding pay walk free from court in 'scandalous, racist' verdict
Why black cats make amazing pets, and take good selfies too
Usain Bolt: The Times publishes transcript of interview where they claim he labelled Commonwealth Games 'a bit s***'
Argentina defaults as 11th hour talks with hedge funds collapse
Over 100 firefighters sent to tackle blaze at the former home of the Cadbury's family
Nigerian forces find 10-year-old girl wearing bomb after stopping two suspected Boko Haram members
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