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  • Bronwyn Cosgrove: The truth about English men and dating Canadians
    Thursday, 1 August 2002

    Are English men lousy at courtship and bad in bed? They certainly are according to Leah McLaren, a blonde Canadian journalist whose recent article in The Spectator, "What's wrong with you guys", denigrating the romantic ways of the modern English ...

  • Jane Corbin: Al-Qa'ida is undefeated and plotting
    Thursday, 1 August 2002

    I think that US soldiers and their officers underestimated al-Qa'ida when they first arrived in Afghanistan. Anaconda changed that. They knew that 250 Soviet soldiers had lost their lives to the mujahedin there. But it took a face-to-face confron...

  • The dangers of hysteria over child abuse
    Thursday, 1 August 2002

    Even if you don't want to go on watching them, it is hard to wipe some images from your mind. That was the case when the story broke about children who were said to have been abused at a Newcastle nursery.Nearly four years ago, when the report o...

  • Now Mr Blunkett must take human rights more seriously
    Wednesday, 31 July 2002

    Being condemned for breaches of human rights is becoming something of an occupational hazard for this Government, and in particular its Home Secretary, David Blunkett. Last week Mr Blunkett found himself metaphorically hauled before the beaks at t...

  • Mary Dejevsky: America's plan to invade Iraq is just a giant bluff
    Wednesday, 31 July 2002

    For the umpteenth time this year, informed opinion on both sides of the Atlantic is working itself into a panic about an imminent American assault on Iraq. By my approximate count, we have now been treated to at least three detailed plans of mili...

  • Stephen Pollard: The Bar's rules are archaic – but don't expect any reforms
    Wednesday, 31 July 2002

    Once a year, I fill out my tax return. To be strictly accurate, I don't fill it out; I have an accountant who does it for me. I merely check over what he's done and sign it. I chose Alex Johnson for the task on a friend's recommendation. He gave me...

  • George W Bush: We must support teen abstinence programmes
    Wednesday, 31 July 2002

    Today I met Lushanda Bright. She had the toughest job in America, which is being a single mother.She was 24; she had two young children. She was on unemployment benefits, and they were due to run out in August. But she didn't just want a job, she wa...

  • Integration is still the key
    Thursday, 1 August 2002

    The proposal that children of asylum seekers should be educated in specially set-up accommodation centres rather than in mainstream schools has provoked widespread resentment among the teachers' unions. This week that most militantly moderate union, ...

  • Bethan Marshall: Tests should be less of a primary concern
    Thursday, 1 August 2002

    There was a time when I really fancied being a primary-school teacher. I envied their integrated school day; their chance to carry on working on a project that had engaged the enthusiasm of their pupils without the regimen bells and exam syllabuse...

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