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Greens Warn of 'Species Threat'

Humans could cease to be the "dominant species" on Earth because of the environmental damage they are causing, the Green Party conference has heard.

(cartoon from The Times, news item from the BBC)

Ambassadors Too Radical For New Labour

From the Sunday Times:

Sir Ivor Roberts, the retiring [British] ambassador to Italy, used his last official dispatch to accuse Labour of damaging British interests by ignoring expert advice.


This weekend the Foreign Office confirmed that valedictory dispatches had been discontinued.

Now even British ambassadors have to be silenced, ending the centuries old tradition of valedictory addresses. Wouldn't it be simpler just to sack Mr Blair?

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