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  • Gourmet feud
    Friday, 26 July 2002

    Not since the chief executive of The Times launched a series of articles to complain about the cheeses in a London restaurant have we had such a row between publisher and chef as Gordon Ramsay's spat with the AA. The subject of the broken crockery...

  • An accessible rostrum for athletes with disabilities
    Friday, 26 July 2002

    Some changes in public attitudes sneak up upon us. One day we look up and find that the world has changed in a subtle but important way. The opening of the Commonwealth Games in Manchester is one such moment. Only a few years ago it would have been...

  • An unwieldy body - and now there are questions over its independence
    Friday, 26 July 2002

    It has not been a good start for the new simplified, unified and dynamic way of regulating the changing business of modern communications. The creation of a single super-regulator was questionable enough. The new Ofcom will decide everything from how...

  • Abdula Kalam: The vision that will ignite a billion souls
    Friday, 26 July 2002

    While I assume the office of the President of Republic of India with humility, and gratefully recognising the immense trust the people of the country and the political system have reposed in me, I promise to endeavour to fulfill the aspirations of ou...

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