Thursday, 2 October 2008
Leading article: A commissioner who tried to be politician and policemanFriday, 3 October 2008
The case against Sir Ian was a telling one. His three and a half years as Britain's top policeman have been blighted by controversy, which began when his officers shot dead Jean Charles de Menezes after mistakenly identifying him as a suicide bomber....
Letters: London ZooFriday, 3 October 2008
The venerable captive animal institution cites aggression and lack of reproductive interest between a male and female tiger as justification to redevelop its big cat exhibits. However, a requirement was recently imposed by zoo inspectors that plans f...
Leading article: Death with dignityFriday, 3 October 2008
The couple have come a long way from the night they met in Singapore 13 years ago, when Ms Purdy, a marketing executive, was on holiday and Mr Puente was playing with his band in the World Music Club. She had spent 10 years travelling the world skiin...
Archie Bland: Drunk, stripped and thrown in a pondFriday, 3 October 2008
Still, there they are, in a video that's prompted an investigation by the institution's authorities: a dozen or so acquiescent young men being silently frogmarched along by someone dressed as a Nazi, and then drinking, and being sick, and drinking so...
Connie Hedegaard: No one will act on climate change until America makes a moveFriday, 3 October 2008
But right now the world is waiting for the United States to move. And rightly so. It has the technology, the economic capacity and the manpower to cut back emissions significantly. I am well aware that the industrial backbone of the USwas formed in a...
Leading article: Golden ageFriday, 3 October 2008
The British Museum has just unveiled a statue of... wait for it... Kate Moss, wrought in 50 kilograms of solid gold. We would spare the British Museum's blushes by pointing out that the statue is just one exhibit in a show of contemporary sculpture c...
Steve Connor: Bets still on for ice-free North PoleFriday, 3 October 2008
First, I'd like to make it clear that we of course stand by our story (We would say that, wouldn't we?) In June, the thinner, first-year sea ice formed last winter had for the first time been pushed over large areas around the geographic North Pole. ...
Tom Peck on the Commonwealth Games 2014: So, just what is the point of the Games, other than to remind us all of the embarrassment of the empire?
Cornwall hotter than California? British sea temperatures hit all-time high
Commonwealth Games 2014: The Glasgow kiss is redefined by a city that has embraced the Games with gusto
Deadly Ebola virus spreads to Nigeria by plane as Sierra Leone hunts kidnapped patient
Arsenal transfer news: Arsene Wenger set to complete £16m deal for Southampton's Calum Chambers
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