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  • Leading article: Save the children
    Sunday, 18 February 2007

    He has also, however, been attacked for things that are quite tangential to his drug use at school. Unexpectedly, perhaps, given that his membership of one of Oxford's most snobbish all-male drinking clubs was well known, he has been criticised for t...

  • Tony Sewell: The grown-ups need to grow up who must grow up Children need grown-up adults
    Sunday, 18 February 2007

    Yet beneath the hoodies and the Burberry, there is another side to these brazen young individuals who strut the streets drinking, fighting and shooting one another. After a spell in academe, I realised that my real mission in life was to try to creat...

  • Rowan Pelling: The photo that Cameron must regret
    Sunday, 18 February 2007

    The Bully boys may, I suppose, claim something satirical in their toffee-nosed swagger - poised as they are as if about to thrash a brace of footmen for insubordination - but nobody I know is laughing. Nor do they give a monkey's about whether Camero...

  • Nick Foulkes: Rehab is tough, Robbie, but I still I miss that big Arizona sky
    Sunday, 18 February 2007

    Last week it all proved too much and he checked into a clinic in Arizona. At first it was reported to be the Meadows. Then it was Cottonwood. They are the Oxbridge or Ivy League of rehabs. If he is being treated at the latter he is in good hands. It ...

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