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Pass the sick bag, it's Jubilee time

The plans for this summer's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and Olympics are making Alan Hughes feel quite nauseous.…

  • Mon May 21 12:11:00 2012
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First Madeleine Albright, now Prince Harry: the strange world of humanitarian awards

Felicity Arbuthnot wonders how the Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership award can be given to someone involved in the war in Afghanistan.…

  • Tue May 8 07:19:00 2012
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Finance leaders come out to play in the Philippines

But how exactly will the Asian Development Bank meeting help the poor? asks Iris Gonzales.…

  • Wed May 2 08:06:00 2012
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How to get a handle on excessive pay

As workers rally on May Day, FairPensions call on ordinary investors to tackle over-the-top remuneration.…

  • Tue May 1 11:05:00 2012
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Why I told BP to disclose its interplanetary spaceship

There’s no escape for BP directors as Danny Chivers and others pull off an audacious direct action at the oil company's AGM.…

  • Mon Apr 16 08:17:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Occupy the Marsh

Last-minute land-grab by London Olympics.…

  • Thu Apr 5 12:30:00 2012
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F**k off Boris!

Alan Hughes can’t believe the nerve of the London Mayor, who’s trying to dupe people into cleaning up the capital ahead of the Olympics.p { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }…

  • Tue Mar 27 07:04:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Rich London, poor London – a tale of two cities

What would Charles Dickens, born 200 years ago this week, make of Britain’s inequality in the 21st century? wonders David Hewitt…

  • Tue Feb 7 05:27:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

‘London should not have Dow’s toxic legacy on its conscience’

'Ethics tzar' Meredith Alexander explains why she resigned from the London Olympic committee…

  • Fri Feb 3 11:25:00 2012
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Olympic sex-trafficking myth creates climate of fear

Fears of a flood of sex workers entering London are creating extreme unease despite little evidence to back this up, says Giedre Steikunaite.…

  • Wed Feb 1 04:27:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

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