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Could the Hillsborough lies ever happen again? | Gaby Hinsliff

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The most corrosive effect of the conviction that we don't get the truth out of those in power is that it breeds a refusal to listenThis is the truth that so nearly wasn't told. Remember that on Wednesday, when the independent inquiry on the Hillsborough football stadium disaster finally unleashes a flood of confidential...
Could the Hillsborough lies ever happen again? | Gaby Hinsliff

Sir Terence Beckett obituary

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Chief executive of Ford and head of the CBI, he fought with the Thatcher governmentRarely for an industrial executive in Britain's long postwar economic decline, Sir Terence Beckett, who has died aged 89, combined advancement in one company with the sustained growth of that company against all the prevailing odds....
Sir Terence Beckett obituary

BBC seeks technocrat with vision

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The next BBC director general will have to see the corporation though its most demanding and life-threatening time since 1926Recent commentary on the race for the next BBC director general has focused on the frontrunners – and on the 12 necessary and four desirable characteristics the successful candidate will have...
BBC seeks technocrat with vision

Letters: Broadband league

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So Jeremy Hunt thinks Britain will have the fastest broadband in Europe by 2015 (Report, 21 August). He'll be lucky. Akamai places Britain at 15th in Europe. Will Europe do nothing while Britain tries to catch up? Britain's telecom infrastructure is a mess. It was obvious in the mid-1980s, when...
Letters: Broadband league
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