Monday, 2 June 2008
Leading article: A crisis on the home frontTuesday, 3 June 2008
Since last autumn, the Bank of England has warned repeatedly, though too quietly, that more and more investors have been piling into an overcrowded market. Others too have noticed that oversupply, especially of those "regeneration" flats in city cent...
Leading article: The old anti-yob campaign in a new disguiseMonday, 2 June 2008
In fact, we were under the impression that something was being done. That something was the introduction, with much fanfare, of anti-social behaviour orders (Asbos). And we seem to remember that, at the time, it was precisely such informal gatherings...
William Gumede: Silent African leaders are accomplices in these crimesMonday, 2 June 2008
Although the opposition candidate Morgan Tsvangirai has been robbed of a clear victory in the first round of the presidential poll, and unfairly forced into a run-off vote, regional African leaders, the West and the United Nations should ensure that ...
Letters: GM farmingTuesday, 3 June 2008
The EU is developing what are known as "Zombie" seeds – sterile seeds that can be brought back to life with the application of a chemical. This puts at risk the traditional practice of saving and re-sowing seeds, which is how many families survive he...
Leading article: Private livesTuesday, 3 June 2008
Mr Mosley is an eminently dislikeable character. He has shown himself, in the past, to be a snob of the most odious sort. He supported his fascist father, Sir Oswald, far more keenly than the bonds of filial loyalty demanded. And a question mark hang...
Letters: Education policyMonday, 2 June 2008
We have the same objectives as this Government in wanting to offer a first-class education and training to all and, in particular, to narrow the attainment gap between the most and least advantaged. We have, however, become increasingly dismayed by m...
Suzi Feay: At the Sharp EndMonday, 2 June 2008
These days, thrift is not just virtuous, it's fun. The new austerity enjoins us to bake bread, switch off lights, make do and mend, and enjoy it all in the process. Pull in your belt; it'll make your waist look smaller. But of course, you don't have ...
Leading article: Fear and fortitudeMonday, 2 June 2008
As we report today, a new wave of disappearances, beatings and killings is well underway, targeting Morgan Tsvangirai's opposition Movement for Democratic Change and its supporters. Ndira Tonderai, a tireless opposition activist, aged only 30, is onl...
Vincent Cable: Brown must not relent on energy taxationMonday, 2 June 2008
The oil price shock is global; but the distributional effects are felt nationally. Unlike the US, Germany, China and India, Britain is largely self-sufficient in oil. We are not making large transfers to overseas oil producers. That is why Gordon Bro...
David Cameron says 'Mission Accomplished,' but are Afghanistan veterans really 'proud'?
The Independent's Christmas charity auction: Part two
The sad and puzzling story of Abbas Khan, the British doctor found dead in Syrian jail
The Daily Cartoon
To all those offended by Lady Gaga’s dancing, Jennifer Lopez’s leotard and Archbishop Atkinson: Get a grip!
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