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  • Paul Vallely: His health has faded, but the aura remains
    Wednesday, 29 August 2007

    Mandela is one of those individuals who, when he enters the room, seems to have about him a golden aura. Not the televisual halo of celebrity but something which emanates from deep inside. It seems to make those in the room feel somehow blessed by hi...

  • Leading article: A president at the junction of secularism and Islam
    Wednesday, 29 August 2007

    That Mr Gul faced obstacles to his election, and nonetheless prevailed, testifies not only to the strength of his determination, but to the robustness of Turkey's institutions. In April, at the first time of asking, Mr Gul was blocked by the secular ...

  • Michael McCarthy: Will voters accept the politics of sacrifice?
    Wednesday, 29 August 2007

    This approach has served David Cameron and his Conservative Party pretty well over the Past couple of years. Policymaking has been farmed out to a series of in-house, ad hoc think-tanks which have been rethinking the Tory stance from start to finish ...

  • Menzies Campbell: Brown's reply could have been written by Blair
    Wednesday, 29 August 2007

    These grim, statistics will be all too familiar to the 5,500 British troops now holed up at Basra airbase. In private, and occasionally in public, military opinion is of the view that the British mission in Iraq has failed and only serves to exacerba...

  • Leading article: Battle for the green high ground
    Wednesday, 29 August 2007

    But the key question is whether these leaked ideas go any further. They may not make it into the final proposals. And even if they do, David Cameron is not obliged to adopt them. He has already indicated that he will drop his previous "green air mile...

  • Letters: Learco Chindamo
    Tuesday, 28 August 2007

    Sir: Most of the media have missed the point about Frances Lawrence. Had her response to the tribunal judges simply been that they should lock Learco Chindamo up and throw away the key, it would have been heard out in respectful silence, with little ...

  • Leading Article: Another nail in the coffin of a moribund presidency
    Tuesday, 28 August 2007

    His resignation is one of those events so long anticipated that when they finally happen they come as a surprise. His arrival was a small moment in history – the first Hispanic to become the country's top legal and law enforcement official. But from ...

  • Leading Article: The world is warming before our eyes
    Tuesday, 28 August 2007

    We in Britain may have thought we had an especially bad time of it with the most sodden, grey weather in generations – a cruel follow-up to a scorching April. Then came the flooding of several towns. But, as the death toll from southern Greece sugges...

  • The Third Leader: Hoops, mallets and cowboy boots
    Tuesday, 28 August 2007

    You were unaware that Mr Prescott is from Wales? He was born in Prestatyn. But, for some reason, the Welsh have never made much of it. Still, he will not be entirely lost to us, as he is our chief delegate to the Council of Europe and is also being h...

  • Katy Guest: Lionel, you've got a bad dose of nostalgia
    Tuesday, 28 August 2007

    Horribly for his audience of people who make a living in the televisual arts, he reckons that TV is fast approaching its "iPod moment". It is a concept so hair-raisingly unthinkable that they should make it into a dramatic mini-series and run it in p...

  • Leading article: A man of stature
    Wednesday, 29 August 2007

    All the more important therefore, that on a visit to London to unveil a statue to himself in London, Mandela yesterday used that authority to urge black leaders to do as he has done, which is to use his public profile and position to step into depriv...

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