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  • Damp spirits
    Thursday, 6 June 2002

    How was it for you? Have you had time to ponder, analyse and conclude? No, not that, although down here we were worried as soon as Sven started stroking his hair. No, we mean the jubilee and, more specifically, the mood. All very well, the crowds and...

  • Maureen Freely: Diana has been written out of the royal fairy story
    Thursday, 6 June 2002

    So the Palace is pleased. As well it should be. The jubilee was a triumph. The republicans will be counting the cost for years to come. It wasn't just the royals who turned in perfect performances. We, the people, did our bit, too. Together we've ...

  • John Redwood: Come and join our campaign to save the pound
    Thursday, 6 June 2002

    At first sight, Iain Duncan Smith's view that the Conservative leadership should not hog the limelight come the referendum on the euro looks like a strange call. We know that the overwhelming majority of Conservative activists are desperate to kee...

  • The political classes must reflect on this demonstration of people power
    Thursday, 6 June 2002

    Power to the people. That must surely be the message of this week's jubilating by the masses in central London. When there were wrangles, at the beginning of this year, between the Home Office and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport over wh...

  • Eric Spear: Schools can improve morals
    Thursday, 6 June 2002

    As a society we have not yet found an effective way of dealing with youth disaffection, which often leads to low standards of education and sometimes to criminality. The most powerful sanction a society can have is the knowledge that all actions have...

  • A celebration that has left Britain a little less cynical and a lot more cheerful
    Wednesday, 5 June 2002

    Britain returns to work today after an unprecedented four days of celebration and pageantry that marked not only the golden jubilee of the Queen, but a reaffirmation of our nationhood. Whatever misgivings we may harbour about the institution of the m...

  • Jenny Jones: If we have memorials to rail crashes, why not to the dead on the roads?
    Wednesday, 5 June 2002

    The monument to commemorate road crash victims is one of London's missing landmarks. The absence speaks volumes about the emotional bypass that justifies our choice of cars over people and metal over flesh.We have numerous statues to the British ...

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