The Independent | Archive
Home 2002 June

Wednesday, 5 June 2002

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

Independent Dating

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs General

Senior Marketing Manager - Central London - £50,000

£40000 - £50000 per annum: Ashdown Group: Marketing Manager (Campaigns, Offlin...

Head of Marketing - Acquisition & Direct Reponse Marketing

£90000 - £135000 per annum: Ashdown Group: Head of Marketing (B2C, Acquisition...

1st Line Service Desk Analyst

£27000 - £30000 Per Annum: Clearwater People Solutions Ltd: Our client who are...

Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Birmingham - Huxley Associates

£18000 - £23000 per annum + Commission: SThree: Huxley Associates are currentl...

Day In a Page

Isis is an hour from Baghdad, the Iraq army has little chance against it, and air strikes won't help

Isis an hour away from Baghdad -

and with no sign of Iraq army being able to make a successful counter-attack
Turner Prize 2014 is frustratingly timid

Turner Prize 2014 is frustratingly timid

The exhibition nods to rich and potentially brilliant ideas, but steps back
Last chance to see: Half the world’s animals have disappeared over the last 40 years

Last chance to see...

The Earth’s animal wildlife population has halved in 40 years
So here's why teenagers are always grumpy - and it's not what you think

Truth behind teens' grumpiness

Early school hours mess with their biological clocks
Why can no one stop hackers putting celebrities' private photos online?

Hacked photos: the third wave

Why can no one stop hackers putting celebrities' private photos online?
Royal Ballet star dubbed 'Charlize Theron in pointe shoes' takes on Manon

Homegrown ballerina is on the rise

Royal Ballet star Melissa Hamilton is about to tackle the role of Manon
Education, eduction, education? Our growing fascination with what really goes on in school

Education, education, education

TV documentaries filmed in classrooms are now a genre in their own right
It’s reasonable to negotiate with the likes of Isis, so why don’t we do it and save lives?

It’s perfectly reasonable to negotiate with villains like Isis

So why don’t we do it and save some lives?
This man just ran a marathon in under 2 hours 3 minutes. Is a 2-hour race in sight?

Is a sub-2-hour race now within sight?

Dennis Kimetto breaks marathon record
We shall not be moved, say Stratford's single parents fighting eviction

Inside the E15 'occupation'

We shall not be moved, say Stratford single parents
Air strikes alone will fail to stop Isis

Air strikes alone will fail to stop Isis

Talks between all touched by the crisis in Syria and Iraq can achieve as much as the Tornadoes, says Patrick Cockburn
Nadhim Zahawi: From a refugee on welfare to the heart of No 10

Nadhim Zahawi: From a refugee on welfare to the heart of No 10

The Tory MP speaks for the first time about the devastating effect of his father's bankruptcy
Witches: A history of misogyny

Witches: A history of misogyny

The sexist abuse that haunts modern life is nothing new: women have been 'trolled' in art for 500 years
Shona Rhimes interview: Meet the most powerful woman in US television

Meet the most powerful woman in US television

Writer and producer of shows like Grey's Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes now has her own evening of primetime TV – but she’s taking it in her stride
'Before They Pass Away': Endangered communities photographed 'like Kate Moss'

Endangered communities photographed 'like Kate Moss'

Jimmy Nelson travelled the world to photograph 35 threatened tribes in an unashamedly glamorous style