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by our Arab Affairs correspondent

FIERCE fighting continues in Tripoli as loyalist troops battle with imperialist-backed rebel bands for control of the Libyan capital. There’s been widespread looting and snipers from both sides have paralysed much of the city.

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Nowhere youths

by Daphne Liddle

THE PROPORTION of young people in this country, aged 18 to 24, who are not in any form of education or training and who are unemployed rose to 18.4 per cent in the second quarter this year, according to official figures.

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Sick society

PRIME Minister David Cameron and former Prime Minister Tony Blair have been arguing over whether British society is deeply sick or just a bit off-colour around the fringes.

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