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  • Patrick Moore: Nuclear energy? Yes please...
    Thursday, 15 February 2007

    As a lifelong environmentalist, a co-founder and 15-year leader of Greenpeace who finds himself critical of many activist groups today, I am perplexed by this logical inconsistency. It is simply not credible to claim that wind and solar energy can re...

  • Leading article: Questions of competence
    Friday, 16 February 2007

    There are almost exactly eight weeks to go before the first round of voting on 22 April. Much could yet change. There is a problem, however. It is a big problem for the centre-left in France, which was convinced last year that only Mme Royal could be...

  • Richard Garner: Teaching begins at home, not at school
    Friday, 16 February 2007

    Earlier this week, a report by UNICEF revealed UK pupils came bottom in a table highlighting the relative well-being of children in 21 Western countries. One indicator showed that their relationships with their parents were partly to blame. It would ...

  • Leading article: In defence of our values
    Thursday, 15 February 2007

    For one thing, by putting together all the available information, the European Parliament has painted an alarming picture of the ease with which normal standards of behaviour were flouted. No fewer than 13 countries were implicated in colluding with ...

  • Catherine Townsend: Sleeping Around
    Thursday, 15 February 2007

    "Just because a man has an erection doesn't mean that he knows what to do with it," I teased. "My girlfriend takes it as well," he whispered, "she says that it makes her multi-orgasmic." I've always been sceptical about chemical sex aids - no pill ca...

  • The Third Leader: Best of British
    Thursday, 15 February 2007

    And I shall begin by saluting two Britons displaying characteristic indomitability. First, Mr Karl Bushby, from Hull, who was arrested on the Russian border last year while trying to walk around the world, and who is now having another crack. Second,...

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