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Wednesday, 15 August 2007

  • Leading article: A widening gap that is a badge of dishonour
    Thursday, 16 August 2007

    This is well-trodden ground, and the truth probably lies somewhere in between. The content of the syllabus and the style of exam questions have both changed over the years, and the number of top grades has steadily increased. But this does not necess...

  • Peter Popham: The land in which time stands still
    Thursday, 16 August 2007

    Applause anyone? Hip, hip, hurray for the bold Italian town planners? I rather thought not. That's not why we buckle ourselves into Ryanair's deckchairs and put up with the mess of Italy's airports, its cheating taxi drivers and dismal modern suburbs...

  • Letters: Abortion
    Thursday, 16 August 2007

    Sir: If Catholicism and its ally Islam succeed in rendering abortion illegal across the planet, two sorts of illegal abortion will continue. First, "Vera Drakes" will provide medically and hygienically doubtful abortions to those who can scrape toget...

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