Thursday, 31 May 2007
Leading article: We all have an interest in the outcome of this battleThursday, 31 May 2007
BAA's argument is uncomplicated. It wants to increase its passenger numbers by 10 million a year, and justifies this on the grounds that the expansion will boost the UK's economic growth. The environmental arguments on the other side are just as simp...
Letters: Ancient historyThursday, 31 May 2007
Sir: I am delighted by Professor Shipley's report that ancient history at A-level has been saved (letter, 24 May), but I am disappointed that he still narrows his subject matter to Greece and Rome. In the broad sweep of human history-making and histo...
Nadine Dorries: I am upset by our grammar school debateThursday, 31 May 2007
It would appear I wasn't the only one. Graham Brady MP, a past shadow minister for schools, has broken ranks with the Conservative front bench on the issue of grammar schools. He is a brave and principled man. To do such a thing with the dead hand of...
Leading article: A self-indulgent gestureThursday, 31 May 2007
But yesterday, at the annual conference of the successor to the AUT, the University and College Union, lecturers once again found themselves debating a motion calling on UK academics to "consider the moral implications of existing and proposed links ...
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