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Sunday, 8 July 2007

  • Leading article: An extraordinary day for the planet
    Sunday, 8 July 2007

    Newspapers are often accused of concentrating on bad news when there is plenty of good about. Well The Independent on Sunday has no hesitation in celebrating a good day for the UK and the planet. The carpers have complained of pop-concert fatigue. Af...

  • Letters: Building on floodplains
    Monday, 9 July 2007

    Yvette Cooper appears to be encouraging this madness. Does she not appreciate the scale of the devastation in Yorkshire and the East Midlands? Her department's own statistics tell her that 9,650 houses were completed in two regions in the first quart...

  • Leading article: We cannot let northern cities fall behind
    Monday, 9 July 2007

    At the top of the growth ladder, Bristol, Reading, Cambridge and Southampton. At the bottom, Liverpool, Sunderland, Newcastle and Middlesbrough. Whatever happened to the northern renaissance? As ever, one problem is our tendency to talk up minor cosm...

  • Jonathan Fenby: The great pall of China
    Sunday, 8 July 2007

    The scale of the environmental damage in China may induce some people to wonder what is the point of turning out the lights and leaving the car at home if such harm is being done on the other side of the world in the cause of maintaining 10 per cent ...

  • Charles Nevin: Interest rates are the mother of invention
    Monday, 9 July 2007

    I realise that the higher interest rate is good for savers, but how many of them do you know, even if, obviously, they don't get out much? No, these are tough times, and, as we all know, when the going is tough, the commentators really get going. But...

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