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  • Leading article: The people have spoken. Mr Mugabe must listen
    Tuesday, 1 April 2008

    Mr Mugabe has fiddled the result in at least two previous elections, in 2002 and 2005. But things are different this time. On previous occasions the majority of the MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, was narrow and the vote-rigging required was possible ...

  • Leading article: Clean wards and dirty politics
    Tuesday, 1 April 2008

    The Conservatives have been critical of the scheme because not all the money promised to cover the costs has been delivered. The party has acquired figures through a freedom of information request that supposedly show that only £15.6m of the £57.5m s...

  • Basildon Peta: After 28 years of misrule and corruption, the end is near
    Monday, 31 March 2008

    But until now, Zimbabweans have simply adapted and carried on. Their patience has been as durable as Mr Mugabe's dictatorship. I think of the many days Zimbabweans have failed to receive their salaries in the banks after a month's hard work because t...

  • Letters: DNA database problems
    Monday, 31 March 2008

    As each of us goes about our daily business, we deposit DNA all around us; the Forensic Science Service (FSS) on its website boasts that the latest techniques can detect "the amount of DNA left on a cup by drinking from it or on a pen by writing with...

  • Leading article: Dramatic licence
    Tuesday, 1 April 2008

    It is hard not to feel some sympathy for Mr Spacey's argument. Television programmes such as How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria, Any Dream Will Do and the latest, I'd Do Anything, do indeed look like pretty hefty publicity vehicles for Lord Lloyd-...

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