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  • Leading article: Somalia projects a message of violence
    Tuesday, 13 July 2010

    "Deplorable" such attacks certainly are, aimed as they are at causing the maximum death and injury to civilians – in this case football fans watching the World Cup final at two separate locations in the Ugandan capital on Sunday evening. Calling them...

  • Leading article: The police still have questions to answer
    Monday, 12 July 2010

    And if there are questions to be asked, then they also need to be asked of the media. The minute-by-minute reporting of Moat's final hours, albeit from a distance, can only be described as voyeuristic. When Moat's brother termed what happened "a publ...

  • Leading article: A capitulation to vested interests
    Tuesday, 13 July 2010

    It is true that the FSA has not been a tremendous success since its foundation in 2000. But the watchdog's failures have come where ministers have failed to back it up in its various battles with the food industry. The FSA's regulatory remit will now...

  • Leading article: Schism might be a better option
    Monday, 12 July 2010

    It is no exaggeration to say that the climate in the Anglican church for a generation and the whole of Rowan Williams's seven-year tenure at Canterbury have been poisoned by the conflict between liberals and traditionalists, of which the role of wome...

  • How serious is Sarah Palin about 2012?
    Tuesday, 13 July 2010

     

  • Letters: Lords and education
    Tuesday, 13 July 2010

    Labour argues that the proposals to increase the size of constituencies and make them more equal is "gerrymandering". Quite the reverse is true. Currently the average size of a constituency in Wales is 55,000; in Scotland and Northern Ireland it is...

  • Leading article: No thanks
    Tuesday, 13 July 2010

    On the field of play these men with whistles and cards are expected to combine the omniscience of God with the judgement of Solomon and the patience of a saint. They need to see every incident with perfect clarity, even if it is behind their back. Th...

  • Jessica Duchen: Prestigious commissions come with a health warning
    Tuesday, 13 July 2010

    In 2007, Sam Hayden's Substratum was truncated at short notice with only three of seven movements performed. A slip in the programme told the audience simply that it had "proved impossible" to prepare the whole thing. Another case was John Casken's S...

  • Peter Popham: A Gandhi of the Indian jungle
    Monday, 12 July 2010

    His peaceful home amid high forest trees on the outskirts of the town of Hazaribagh, thronging with children and small animals, is a sort of al fresco university for anybody interested in sharing the wealth of his capacious brain and crossing swords ...

  • Letters: Health policy
    Monday, 12 July 2010

    For the past 62 years, various political leaders have insisted the NHS is safe in their hands and that they can deliver health care more efficiently. In reality services have been continuously destabilised in order to establish a competitive market s...

  • Leading article: The real winner
    Monday, 12 July 2010

    South Africa, for its part, rose to the – considerable – challenge. The venues were completed in time. Visitors were made welcome and enjoyed themselves. Fears that tourists could fall victim to the country's high incidence of crime were soon shown t...

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