This week: Shoot to kill – the death of Jean Charles de Menezes and the reaction to the 7 July and failed 21 July terrorist attacks in London.
This week: Magic – and the place of the supernatural in schools.
This week: ID cards – and the UK Government’s plans to introduce a scheme in Britain.
This week: Silly season – Pentagon bets on terrorism, Italian fake tans and a sweltering summer in Europe.
This week: the death penalty – in India, the UK and Guantanamo.
“The Independent newspaper reported this morning that 20,000 people die each year in NHS hospitals from bacterial infections caused by super bugs that are almost immune to all known antibiotics. Well, that might be the cause of death as a coroner sees it, but every housewife and retired old-fashioned Matron knows better.” Liz Butterfield laments the primacy of cost-cutting over excellence.