G8: Interview with Gordon Brown - It's strange when a politician urges people to make the politician
Browse through the G8 communiques of yesteryear and what strikes you is not so much the broken promises - though a few catch the eye - as the hubris.
G8 - It must be Africans who rescue Africa from the mire into which it has sunk
G8: Africa - The best way to keep Africans poor is to continue handing money to political elites wh
G8: Africa - One country is investing large sums abroad - and it doesn't make a fuss about human ri
G8 - The International Monetary Fund's very ideology runs counter to developing nations' needs: it i
G8 - Ministers want us to think the Africa battle is won, but it is just starting, and we must pile
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The gap between rich and poor is far too wide and there are things the government can do about it wi
The thirtysomething entrepreneurs behind PartyGaming are worth $2bn each. Not bad for a pair with ba
In Ghana's Katanga Valley, the staple food is rice. This comes as no surprise, given that the fields for miles around are paddies. Look a little further and the sacks piled high on village walls sport an American flag.
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Despite its name, La Paz is rarely peaceful these days.
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Once upon a time we feared that vulgar, bland suburbia was going to swamp the landscape. Now, as Joe
When the prize for cheating is £19m and the fine for being caught is £800,000, are bank managers und
While country, party and parliament wonder whether Britain needs nukes at all, Blair and Brown have
From the Sixties going back to the suffragettes and the Levellers, Britain has a long history of reb
It is easy to be cynical. Fifty years of starvation, exploitation, conflict, misrule and deep, deep injustice is the post-colonial legacy common to most of Africa.
Last week the <em>NS</em> accused the aid agency of failing Africa by diluting the Make Poverty Hist
New Labour prides itself on "thinking the unthinkable", but its policies are still guided by the sta
Africa may as well stick up an enormous sign saying "Clearance sale. Everything must go", as an enti
Europe - Don't write the obituaries yet. A new France could put Britain on the sidelines
The west may believe it is building a safer world by opening up markets, imposing sanctions and inte
The high street is in trouble. Hip-hip-hip hooray - an economic slowdown now is far better than a mo
They can hurt you so you never work again - and the law can't touch them. Sandra Barwick on the hidd
My sparkly pumps and cotton dress were cheap and won't last, but they are part of a "Chinese tsunami
The takeover of Manchester United is yet another example of hedge funds muscling into new territory.