Saturday, 25 August 2007
Leading article: Our soldiers deserve better treatmentSunday, 26 August 2007
Last week three British soldiers were killed by friendly fire from a US air strike in Afghanistan, and two of their comrades badly wounded. Accidents are bound to happen in combat, and total British forces deaths in Afghanistan (70) and in Iraq (168)...
Anthony Seldon: Don't worry, be happySunday, 26 August 2007
Over the past decade, Britain has become a more prosperous nation. Yet the research evidence very clearly shows that increasing affluence does not lead to an increase in happiness or well-being. Britain has in fact become a sicker and a less happy na...
Bruce Riedel: My fellow Americans should not blame the BritsSunday, 26 August 2007
This analysis does the British Army a great disservice. British forces have performed honorably in Iraq. The problem has never been the troops: it is the mission they were sent to do and the poor leadership they have received. Given the few allies th...
Kevin Sampson: There used to be a community here. There still could beSunday, 26 August 2007
For the past couple of years, young street gangs from Croxteth – the Crockyheads – have fought a bloody turf war with the Strand Crew from neighbouring Norris Green (Nogzy). Exactly a year previously from the night of Rhys's murder, one of the Strand...
Vicki Woods: Are Crocs shoes as green as they appear?Sunday, 26 August 2007
"Tell you what," she said. "They're the most comfortable shoes I ever had in my life." And so fashion-forward, eh? Up there stylewise with Nicole Kidman and Teri Hatcher and – erm, Britney! She beamed. Now, I know, I know, that Crocs are last year's ...
Michael Williams: Readers' EditorSunday, 26 August 2007
Reader Robert Lewis from Maiden Newton in Dorset, is fretting about the forecast. "What's happening to the accuracy of your forecast, which always seems to offer a bleaker outlook than reality?" he writes. "Often you are forecasting rain or showers f...
Rupert Cornwell: Out Of AmericaSunday, 26 August 2007
They always run a fascinating special exhibit, highlighting how the automobile is woven into the culture of America, and into the culture of LA in particular. When I dropped by last week, the show featured convertibles. These days the ubiquity of air...
To those who can’t see the point of International Women’s Day: you are the very reason it exists
Ukraine crisis: If we treat Vladimir Putin as a leader who wants to grab Russia’s empire back, we will be inviting him to do exactly that
Ukraine crisis comment: How can Europe respond?
International Women's Day: Here's why it matters
Get working class kids to fit in with the bourgeoisie? Take it from one who tried, they never will
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