Tuesday, 1 April 2008
Leading article: The people have spoken. Mr Mugabe must listenTuesday, 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 politicsTuesday, 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...
Leading article: Malicious, misguided, and badly misinformedWednesday, 2 April 2008
If only it did. The report has been delivered with some staggering anti-immigration spin. Every statistical study that seems to suggest the negative effect of migrants has been emphasised and every piece of evidence that suggests a positive impact ha...
Peter Godwin: The desperate throes of a master election-riggerWednesday, 2 April 2008
Stage one is the skewing of the democratic environment. He has always done this. Even in the very first post-civil war elections in 1980, that brought him to power with an overwhelming mandate. Instead of moving all his guerrillas into assembly point...
Letters: British architectsWednesday, 2 April 2008
The schools of architectures' abandonment of practical areas of the subject dates back to the restructuring of university funding. At that time, medics, vets and dentists appealed to the government that their courses should be exempted from funding b...
Leading article: The withdrawal that never wasWednesday, 2 April 2008
It is surely questionable, too, whether the troops would share Mr Browne's definition of "marking time" as a description of their enforced stay at the base near Basra airport. They have already returned to combat on one occasion; in support, it was s...
Leading article: Put women in the pictureWednesday, 2 April 2008
It is true that, down the years, some of the most discerning and distinguished art collectors have been women. It is also true that some of today's most flourishing and innovative galleries are owned or run by women. Something similar could be said a...
Leading article: Dramatic licenceTuesday, 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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