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  • Getting it right in future is better than rewriting the past
    Monday, 2 September 2002

    No one doubts that the failure of the police and the Crown Prosecution Service to secure convictions for the murders of Stephen Lawrence and Damilola Taylor is distressing. It must add immeasurably to the grief of the families to have it repeatedly...

  • Mr Bush has divided Baghdad's enemies more than Saddam ever could
    Monday, 2 September 2002

    If international diplomacy is a game of poker, President George Bush has played a strong hand incredibly badly. Driven by an American public incensed by the appalling attacks on the twin towers, he has edged towards an entirely unrelated war against...

  • Time for bed
    Monday, 2 September 2002

    Where would we be without think-tanks to tell us about trends in modern life that we might otherwise overlook in our haste to make it through the day without losing the car keys? Special thanks then to the Institute for Public Policy Research for l...

  • Mark Seddon: Can 'lucky' Blair survive the Iraq crisis in his party?
    Monday, 2 September 2002

    We have become attuned to the leader of the free world, President George Bush, pronouncing on matters of life and death while improving his handicap on the golf course. So it came as something of a relief when Tony Blair maintained an icy silenc...

  • Our woman in Sydney: Forgiveness is easy if you're a sportsman
    Monday, 2 September 2002

    Australians idolise their sporting heroes, but exactly how indulgent are they prepared to be if an idol turns out to have feet – or even another extremity – of clay? Very indulgent indeed, if the sport is Australian Rules and the man in question ...

  • Catherine Pepinster: Thank you Tara, your suffering has saved me from the Victor Meldrews
    Sunday, 1 September 2002

    I took a few moments earlier last week to try a daft quiz. You know the kind: are you a spoilt brat? Is it time for a baby? Could you survive life in the countryside? This one was on the lines of: Are you a Victor Meldrew? It was inspired by the ...

  • Dilip Hiro: Headlong into the clash of civilisations
    Sunday, 1 September 2002

    Last week the leaders of Egypt and Saudi Arabia, long-time allies of the United States, publicly warned the Bush administration against invading Iraq to bring about "regime change". The normally phlegmatic Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, cauti...

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Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

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Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

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Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

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Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

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Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

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A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

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Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee