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Brief: Carmel Budiardjo obituary

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Andrew Hickman’s obituary of Carmel Budiardjo, the campaigner for human rights and justice in Indonesia, refers to the political effects of the cold war in south-east Asia. One consequence was that the west turned a b...

Aukus: Australia sent ‘extremely satisfied’ letter hours before axing French contract

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France has said Australian military officials sent them a letter confirming they were “extremely satisfied” with French submarines just hours before they announced the €56bn (£48bn) contract would be cancelled in favo...

Britse raad verminder die reputasie van die Verenigde Koninkryk

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Die Britse Raad is beslis nie 'die kulturele arm van die Britse regering' soos u artikel voorstel nie (Britse Raad te sluit 20 kantore regoor die wêreld ná besnoeiings en verlies aan inkomste, 9 September). Dit is 'n publiek ...

Government’s callous approach to Covid deaths

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I doubt whether your headline (Bring in measures soon or risk 7,000 daily Covid hospitalisations, Sage warns, 14 September) will make any difference to the callousness shown by the government towards those dying from ...

Why is the UK still in thrall to dirty energy?

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I was pleased to read your article exposing government bias against genuine renewables (UK ministers ‘met fossil fuel firms nine times as often as clean energy ones’, 10 September). The dirty energy industry still has...

The BMA must change its stance on assisted dying

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We represent a broad coalition of medics, including members of the British Medical Association (BMA), and call on the BMA to respect the outcome of its independent members’ survey on assisted dying, and to adopt a neu...

How to really help a casualised workforce

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I am delighted that Gavin Williamson wants universities to tackle “an increasingly casualised workforce” (Universities in England favour cancel culture over quality, says Williamson, 9 September). Does this mean that ...

Scientists must be protected from anti-vaxxer abuse

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Dr David Bauer reports that the anti-vaccination movement is distorting his scientific results (As a virologist I’m shocked my work has been hijacked by anti-vaxxers, 7 September). My Covid-19 research team is also ex...

We are letting down children with mental health problems

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As a senior child and adolescent mental health nurse working in the NHS, I cannot agree more that young people need more than antidepressants (Children face a mental health crisis, but they need more than antidepressa...

Bestuurstekort aan HGV was onvermydelik

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As voormalige redakteur van die tydskrif Trucking, Ek kan net sê dat die tekort aan vragmotorbestuurders lankal kom (HGV -bestuurderstekorte kan Kersfees 'kanselleer', waarsku die baas van Ysland, 25 Augustus). Padvervoer ....

Watford’s new hospital facilities will transform NHS services

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After reading Philip Aylett’s letter about plans by the West Hertfordshire hospitals NHS trust to build a new hospital in Watford (31 Augustus), I felt it only right to stand up for the trust’s well-considered and long-...

Threat of inflation a poor argument against wage increases

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I fully agree with Larry Elliott (So what’s so wrong with labour shortages driving up low wages?’, 29 Augustus) and take issue with your correspondent (Briewe, 30 Augustus). As a former wages inspector, I well remember M...

Nuclear energy is key in fight for climate

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The letter on nuclear energy (25 Augustus) sadly could not be more wrong – nuclear is one of the cleanest fuels we have, and has always been so. The carbon and material footprints of nuclear – for its entire lifetime, i...

Afghanistan and the dangers of cynical isolationism

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Simon Jenkins is right that “moral imperialism” has long been a motivating factor in military interventions by Britain and other western nations (The west’s nation-building fantasy is to blame for the mess in Afghanis...

Nuclear energy is anything but clean

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Re your report (Nuclear storage plans for north of England stir up local opposition, 23 Augustus), it is no surprise that ongoing discussions to choose locations for the dumping of nuclear waste are cloaked in secrecy. ...

The frill of trading lace with Antwerp

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I was very interested in your editorial on Antwerp (17 Augustus). I have had the opportunity to visit that fine city several times over the last 20 jare, collaborating with curators there. It is an underrated city toda...

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