Friday, 13 April 2007
Leading article: The spectre of Saigon looms over BaghdadFriday, 13 April 2007
For several weeks now, the US military authorities have argued that an upsurge in violence was only to be expected as the new "surge" tactics started to bite. The enemy, they reasoned, would fight ever more desperately until it was finally overcome. ...
Stephen Hale: Stirring speeches won't tackle climate changeFriday, 13 April 2007
The blame game goes like this. Green groups blame the politicians. Politicians (quietly) blame the public for not being ready for the change needed. The public blame politicians, and often big businesses too. It is much more serious than that, howeve...
Letters: Eco-celebritiesSaturday, 14 April 2007
People who are genuinely concerned about global warming have to protest against this concert because it makes it so much harder to get the real message about global warming across. I hope it will be stopped because that is the best way of protecting ...
Jemima Lewis: Fat people need understanding, not derisionSaturday, 14 April 2007
In any case, I hope my friend is feeling pretty ashamed of himself now. A team of British scientists has just announced that it has discovered why some people are predisposed to porkiness: it's not lack of willpower, or inner sadness, but a gene call...
Letters: Single parentsFriday, 13 April 2007
Sir: You report (11 April) on statistics that show 24 per cent of children live with one parent. The law is to blame for this increase in single-parent households. I teach part time in our local primary school and the experience of many currently sin...
Leading article: Here comes the sunSaturday, 14 April 2007
It's apparently thanks to vitamin D, which is produced by our skin when it comes into contact with sunlight. A healthy supply of vitamin D boosts our immune systems, which is the reason colds and flu are significantly less common in the summer months...
The Oxford child sex abuse case shows how the media talks in stereotypes but misses the big picture
B-list scandals begin to take the shine off Barack Obama's halo
When 'off the record' becomes on the agenda as 'swivel-eyed loons' furore grows
Offer voters the EU pizza and they'll spit it out
Marriage is about joy, whatever your gender
The moral case on tax avoidance is overwhelming - and we all know Google wants to do the right thing
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