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Saturday, 23 June 2007

  • Leading article: We have to accept that the era of cheap food is coming to an end
    Saturday, 23 June 2007

    The immediate reason for this is that global commodity prices are rising. Earlier this month, wheat prices reached their highest level in 10 years. Maize prices have doubled over the past year. Rice prices are rising too. This is being passed on to t...

  • Leading article: Born to succeed
    Saturday, 23 June 2007

    But all is not lost, for all you second, third and subsequent offspring. You may not have that edge in the IQ tests, but you have surely developed compensating skills. We await the study that shows younger siblings to be harder working, craftier and ...

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