Can a leader be gay?

Simon Hughes's real mistake was in covering up the fact that he was gay. Britain might just be ready to accept a homosexual leader Published in later editions of the Evening Standard 26 January 2006 And then there was one. … Continued

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The other 2012 race

Time is running out for London's plans to stage a major cultural festival for the Olympics - but we can learn from Germany's World Cup effort Published in early editions of the Evening Standard 26 January 2006 Probably the last … Continued

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Betrayal of the East End

Anger at ministers’ backtracking on plans to redevelop Bart’s and the Royal London hospitals springs from a long-standing sense of grievance Published in the Evening Standard 19 January 2006 It reads like a cry of rage. The fury sparks off … Continued

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We were wrong about Sharon

His past is appalling and we may loathe his motives, but he did things that Palestinians and peaceniks have been demanding for years. And he would have gone on doing them. Read this cover story from the New Statesman on … Continued

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Blood breeds blood

A storm is brewing over Spielberg's latest film, Munich - his most political yet. The director's position in the Jewish world may never be the same again, says Jonathan Freedland

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A statue we don’t need

As a monument to Nelson Mandela falls by the wayside, why is a memorial to the Queen Mother going through on the nod? Published in the Evening Standard 12 January 2006 Here’s a quick quiz question. Which is the greater, … Continued

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