Friday, 24 August 2007
Leading article: Moral panic and a return to gesture politicsFriday, 24 August 2007
By coincidence, Rhys's murder took place just hours before a planned Downing Street summit on youth crime. But the coincidence gave all concerned a chance to turn up the volume on the dominant social themes of the summer: gangs, guns and anti-social ...
Dreda Say Mitchell: How Carnival reflects our changing communityFriday, 24 August 2007
It's difficult to remember now that only a generation ago, the Notting Hill Carnival aroused the kind of fear and loathing we reserve these days for convicted criminals trying to avoid deportation. The crunch came after rioting in 1976, when certain ...
Letters: The economyFriday, 24 August 2007
Sir: The tectonic plates really are starting to shift when Bruce Anderson is prepared to admit that anything on the European mainland is better than in Britain (Opinion, 20 August). But he did not need to visit the Palio in Siena to discover the grea...
Leading article: A mountain awaits the Climate TsarFriday, 24 August 2007
The Bill proposes enshrining in law two targets for reducing carbon emissions: a long-term one, of a 60 per cent cut by 2050, and a new and intermediate one, of a 26 to 32 per cent cut by 2020. Alongside the targets, the Government proposed setting u...
Ebola: NYC doctor Craig Spencer tests positive for disease after returning from west Africa
Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
British woman dies in Thailand after cosmetic surgery from 'unqualified doctor'
Russell Brand admits he's 'open minded' to 9/11 conspiracy theories in combative Newsnight interview with Evan Davis
Grace Dent on TV: The Apprentice candidates are risible masters of comedy, not commerce
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