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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

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Election 2015: How many of the Government's coalition agreement promises have been kept?

Promises, promises

But how many coalition agreement pledges have been kept?
The Gaza fisherman who built his own reef - and was shot dead there by an Israeli gunboat

The death of a Gaza fisherman

He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat
Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction shows the perils of fame in the age of social media

The only direction Zayn could go

We wince at the anguish of One Direction's fans, but Malik's departure shows the perils of fame in the age of social media
Young Magician of the Year 2015: Meet the schoolgirl from Newcastle who has her heart set on being the competition's first female winner

Spells like teen spirit

A 16-year-old from Newcastle has set her heart on being the first female to win Young Magician of the Year. Jonathan Owen meets her
Jonathan Anderson: If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

British designer Jonathan Anderson is putting his stamp on venerable house Loewe
Number plates scheme could provide a licence to offend in the land of the free

Licence to offend in the land of the free

Cash-strapped states have hit on a way of making money out of drivers that may be in collision with the First Amendment, says Rupert Cornwell
From farm to fork: Meet the Cornish fishermen, vegetable-growers and butchers causing a stir in London's top restaurants

From farm to fork in Cornwall

One man is bringing together Cornwall's most accomplished growers, fishermen and butchers with London's best chefs to put the finest, freshest produce on the plates of some of the country’s best restaurants
Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

We exaggerate regional traits and turn them into jokes - and those on the receiving end are in on it too, says DJ Taylor
How to make your own Easter egg: Willie Harcourt-Cooze shares his chocolate recipes

How to make your own Easter egg

Willie Harcourt-Cooze talks about his love affair with 'cacao' - and creates an Easter egg especially for The Independent on Sunday
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef declares barbecue season open with his twist on a tradtional Easter Sunday lamb lunch

Bill Granger's twist on Easter Sunday lunch

Next weekend, our chef plans to return to his Aussie roots by firing up the barbecue
Joe Marler: 'It's the way I think the game should be played'

Joe Marler: 'It's the way I think the game should be played'

The England prop relives the highs and lows of last Saturday's remarkable afternoon of Six Nations rugby
Cricket World Cup 2015: Has the success of the tournament spelt the end for Test matches?

Cricket World Cup 2015

Has the success of the tournament spelt the end for Test matches?
The Last Word: Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothing

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothing