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10 July 2000
Last month, on the hottest weekend of the year so far, thousands of air passengers across the UK were delayed when air...
Books
10 July 2000
There's an extraordinary chapter in The Education of Henry Adams in which the author recounts his first encounter with...
Culture
10 July 2000
A few days ago, a well-known venture capitalist friend of mine was telling me about a business pitch that he had just...
03 July 2000
Sunday Panic and fear, fear and panic. That terrible moment when you pick up the phone and it's a reporter from the...
03 July 2000
Backpacker blaze A fire in a backpackers' hostel in Queensland claimed the lives of 15 people including six Britons....
Politics
03 July 2000
Beware of politicians who announce that "we are learning the language in which God created life". Treat a claim that...
03 July 2000
"Anyone for tennis?" There must be times, in the midst of never-ending meetings, when Tony Blair longs to be out on a...
03 July 2000
I should have known better, but it was a moment worth savouring. The trouble is that my enthusiasm for Alan Shearer's...
Politics
03 July 2000
Somewhere between the Bristol Channel and the Wash - or is it along the banks of the River Trent? - a fault line...
Society
03 July 2000
The scene is Darlington station. The time is Friday morning. There are lots of policemen and dogs (none of them for...
Politics
03 July 2000
Provocative ideas in science are not common, but when they come along it is a fair bet that established, "self-evident...
03 July 2000
A report from the Arts Council says that theatre-going is in decline and that this is partly because it holds little...
03 July 2000
I live in a compartment where St Peter has the only keys to the lock And I sit alone with the curtains closed imagining...
Politics
03 July 2000
I shall never forget the damp, cold night in February 1993 when I heard that Bobby Moore had died. My father was born...

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