The Independent | Archive
Home 2002 August

Saturday, 24 August 2002

  • Sean O'Grady: Millbank's Mafia has left the building, but the Millbank Tendency remains
    Sunday, 25 August 2002

    Politics has a habit of appropriating the most unlikely of places. Even after 40 years, the mention of Orpington to a Liberal heart will stir the memory of Eric Lubbock's stunning by-election victory. Cable Street in Whitechapel, east London, has...

  • Tariq Ali: Why the world needs Silvio Berlusconi
    Sunday, 25 August 2002

    The use of Italy as a yardstick to measure the politics, history, religion and culture of Western Europe has a long pedigree. For over a century and a half now, Italy has pioneered ideologies that have dominated Europe in one form or another. Gar...

  • Simon Calder: It's the 'world's worst airline'. And I love it
    Sunday, 25 August 2002

    From all the negative publicity that Ryanair has received this summer, you could be forgiven for assuming that it is the world's worst airline. But Ryanair is, in fact, one of the best in terms of the things that matter to people: charging a reasonab...

  • Oliver Walston: A rich harvest of lies, exaggeration and hypocrisy
    Saturday, 24 August 2002

    The farmers of Britain went on strike yesterday. The problem is that nobody seems to have noticed. A radical group called Farmers for Action, supported by the Green Party, persuaded some dairy farmers not to sell their milk for 24 hours. Their ob...

  • James D Wolfensohn: To save the world from itself, we must act now
    Saturday, 24 August 2002

    Last spring, the UN summit in Monterrey, Mexico, spurred poor countries to commit to improve policies and governance in exchange for promises by rich countries to deliver more aid and open their markets. The World Summit on Sustainable Development...

  • Is it possible to be allergic to somone's smell?
    Saturday, 24 August 2002

    Apart from the appearance of Boy George beside William Caxton in a recent BBC poll to find the 100 people who have contributed most to British cultural life, nothing much shocks me anymore. Having said that, I confess I was shocked, outraged eve...

  • Get to the point
Independent Dating
and  

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

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs General

Ashdown Group: Practice Accountant - Bournemouth - £38,000

£32000 - £38000 per annum: Ashdown Group: A successful accountancy practice in...

SThree: Trainee Recruitment Consultant

£18000 - £23000 per annum + Uncapped commission: SThree: Does earning a 6 figu...

Recruitment Genius: SEO Executive

£18000 - £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is an exciting opportunity...

Recruitment Genius: New Lift Sales Executive - Lift and Elevators

£35000 - £40000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A challenging opportunity for a...

Day In a Page

The saffron censorship that governs India: Why national pride and religious sentiment trump freedom of expression

The saffron censorship that governs India

Zareer Masani reveals why national pride and religious sentiment trump freedom of expression
Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Supreme Court rules Dominic Grieve's ministerial veto was invalid
Distressed Zayn Malik fans are cutting themselves - how did fandom get so dark?

How did fandom get so dark?

Grief over Zayn Malik's exit from One Direction seemed amusing until stories of mass 'cutting' emerged. Experts tell Gillian Orr the distress is real, and the girls need support
The galaxy collisions that shed light on unseen parallel Universe

The cosmic collisions that have shed light on unseen parallel Universe

Dark matter study gives scientists insight into mystery of space
The Swedes are adding a gender-neutral pronoun to their dictionary

Swedes introduce gender-neutral pronoun

Why, asks Simon Usborne, must English still struggle awkwardly with the likes of 's/he' and 'they'?
Disney's mega money-making formula: 'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan

Disney's mega money-making formula

'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
Lobster has gone mainstream with supermarket bargains for £10 or less - but is it any good?

Lobster has gone mainstream

Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
Easter 2015: 14 best decorations

14 best Easter decorations

Get into the Easter spirit with our pick of accessories, ornaments and tableware
Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

Paul Scholes column

Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season
Inside the Kansas greenhouses where Monsanto is 'playing God' with the future of the planet

The future of GM

The greenhouses where Monsanto 'plays God' with the future of the planet
Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

Britain's mild winters could be numbered

Gulf Stream is slowing down faster than ever, scientists say
Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Donation brings total raised by Homeless Veterans campaign to at least £1.25m
Oh dear, the most borrowed book at Bank of England library doesn't inspire confidence

The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
Cowslips vs honeysuckle: The hunt for the UK’s favourite wildflower

Cowslips vs honeysuckle

It's the hunt for UK’s favourite wildflower
Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

A fresh twist reveals the Liberal MP was targeted by the notorious South African intelligence agency Boss