Friday, 21 March 2008
Leading article: The Dalai Lama and a circle of oppression that needs to be brokenSaturday, 22 March 2008
Yesterday, with happy timing, a US congressional delegation paid a visit, headed by the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. Long an impassioned advocate of the Tibet cause, Ms Pelosi used the meeting with the Dalai Lama to admir...
Leading article: Many allowances, little accountabilitySaturday, 22 March 2008
Now some will doubtless think Mr Conway a lucky man to have got off this particular hook so easily. He might not agree. Having lost the party whip, committed himself to standing down at the next election, and become a figure of national resentment, h...
E Jane Dickson: What are 'life skills' without knowledge?Saturday, 22 March 2008
These days the professor would be up on a double charge of sexism and racism, but I was – and remain – profoundly grateful, because once the logic thing finally "clicked", it became the promised golden key and many other aspects of acquired knowledge...
Leading article: The urgency of the crisis demands radical actionFriday, 21 March 2008
Last week, the value of shares in Bear Stearns dropped from $61.58 to $54.28 in one day, as the market sensed trouble in one of the US's largest banks. When its staff turned up to work on Monday morning, the crisis was over. Their stricken bank had b...
Letters: Water for the worldSaturday, 22 March 2008
Now, more than ever, it is imperative that countries sharing trans-boundary waters do so under an agreed international framework. Yet the UK government appears reluctant to support international water law that would provide exactly that. The 1997 UN ...
Leading article: Spring breakSaturday, 22 March 2008
As a movable feast, Easter has long complicated school holidays. That the problem is posed so acutely this year should finally precipitate action. One option would be for ministers to face down the ire of teachers and give new impetus to the still pa...
Letters: Greed of the CityFriday, 21 March 2008
However much the damage done by such greedy "financial services experts", events such as the dot.com bubble and the sub-prime scam don't seem to be crimes at all, or most of those caught doing it don't go to jail – just perhaps get sacked or receive ...
Leading article: A hawk lands in LondonFriday, 21 March 2008
However, Mr McCain's foreign policy credentials may be less sound than he thinks. In Jordan he expressed concern that Iran had been training al-Qai'da forces in Iraq. One of his travelling companions, Senator Joe Lieberman, had to whisper a correctio...
Leading article: Money, money, money...Friday, 21 March 2008
Participants in an experiment were given money and told to either spend it on themselves or give it away. When the day was done, those who gave it away felt much happier than those who indulged themselves. "How people spend their money is at least as...
Is their marriage our business? No. But Charles Saatchi's row with Nigella Lawson is definitely news
Russell Brand lets loose on MSNBC hosts in promo interview for Messiah Complex tour
We never knew Nigella Lawson - and we still don’t
Ellen E Jones
The Daily Cartoon
Should we intervene? Our response to the Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson assault is shocking too
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