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Wednesday, 23 July 2008

  • Calling all fakers: are you living a lie?
    Thursday, 24 July 2008

    Your problems might have been more related to a hideous reign of terror being brought to an end by UN forces and a rather different life of complementary therapy and a topknot beckoned. Chances are, though, that it was more prosaic. But have you aban...

  • Leading article: A triumph for all of Europe
    Wednesday, 23 July 2008

    Far from the usual image of a butcher, Karadzic is a man of many parts: poet, psychiatrist, psychologist to the Red Star Belgrade football team. As populist leader of the Bosnian Serbs, he was also responsible, on the indictment by the Hague Tribunal...

  • Marcus Tanner: With Karadzic in the dock, the Bosnians he terrorised may finally be given closure
    Wednesday, 23 July 2008

    The trial of Slobodan Milosevic, which consumed the latter half of Del Ponte's mandate as prosecutor, started badly and ended as farce, with the suspect's death in his cell. This trial, on the other hand, has the potential to redeem The Hague court's...

  • Letters: Israeli soldiers
    Thursday, 24 July 2008

    More serious are the thousands of deaths and woundings of unarmed Palestinians, and of some Israeli and international activists. According to B'tselem, 4,748 Palestinians were killed by Israeli security forces from the beginning of the Second Intifad...

  • Dr Rachel Andrew: Disbelief to denial – the long journey of two sons
    Thursday, 24 July 2008

    We cope with grief in a number of ways. Mark and Anthony may have gone through stages from an initial disbelief and denial through to acceptance. These stages are not necessarily linear. In the early stages of grief, relatives may have been unable to...

  • Rhodri Marsden: Musicians are the only group who will welcome this tax
    Thursday, 24 July 2008

    While the British Government backed a similar move in a draft consultation Green Paper in February, there has been much debate about whether it would provide an effective deterrent. Shared internet access is widespread so determining who is actually ...

  • Letters: West Bank barrier
    Wednesday, 23 July 2008

    This illegal structure was rebranded as a security measure only when the Israeli government announced its construction to the world; prior to that it was always referred to in Israeli political circles as the "separation barrier". It was designed by ...

  • Leading article: Scandalous failure to care for those most in need
    Wednesday, 23 July 2008

    The move has come with its own problems of distraught families, overstretched local social care services and the personal tragedy of individuals left unsupported in the street. That much is well attested, if too little addressed. But what has receive...

  • Brigadier Ben Barry: I saw disturbing evidence of dark crimes all around me
    Wednesday, 23 July 2008

    Shocking as these sights were, we could not allow them to divert us from implementing the Dayton Agreement. At the time the Nato force was concentrating on its military tasks, and was mandated neither to conduct investigations into war crimes nor hun...

  • Susannah Frankel: The new face of fashion is more accessible and less expensive
    Wednesday, 23 July 2008

    Christian Dior, Givenchy, Kenzo, Pucci, Celine and Donna Karan are all owned by LVMH. Then at the end of the Nineties, PPR and The Gucci Group entered the fray, snapping up Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche and an equal or majority stake in the younger ...

  • Sean O'Grady: The unfortunate fall guy for Gordon Brown
    Wednesday, 23 July 2008

    So what's Mr Darling guilty of, exactly? Nothing – but that won't help him survive. First, Mr Darling happens to be sitting in the wrong place at the wrong time. It's an old story. A Chancellor faithfully carries out the wishes of the Prime Minister ...

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