Lead story

STYLE OVER SUBSTANCE

by Daphne Liddle

THERE are just two weeks to go to the general election and the opinion polls have been thrown into chaos by the response to the first of the three-way televised debates between the party leaders.

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Editorial

Blowing in the Wind

The ash clouds from the eruption of the Eyjafjallajoekull volcano in Iceland highlighted the problems of dependency on air-travel and the need for an integrated transport system in Britain and across Europe.

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Coalition blues

The Tory and Lib-Dem leaders talk about the need for 'change' but the Tory programme is just another rehash of the anti-working class policies of the Thatcher era, while the Lib-Democrats offer a Blairite platform without the slavish support of American imperialism and a hidden agenda of full integration within the European Union.

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