They had been working on the newly refurbished embassy, decorating it. The writing is bold and sporadically inspired, but as it grows harder to keep abreast of the absurd logic, it also becomes hard to remain engaged.’Juggle and Hyde’ at the Criterion (071-839 4488); New Play Festival at the Old Red Lion (071-837 7816). I wouldn’t give the terrorists the satisfaction by staying away.’That attitude was shared by Jennifer Davidson, 47, from Balham, south London She said: ‘I’m not nervous. Cylinders of butane gas were used at the baker’s shop, plastic explosives at the snack-bar. ‘He became deeply convinced of the need for universal public provision,’ says a friend.He went to Nottingham University and gained a degree in politics, psychology and sociology. Sales of replica kit are going well, and the uniforms will change every three years.
For example, Halifax Building Society is offering rises of up to 8.25 per cent.. ‘The penny will eventually drop and it will by then be up to John’s father to raise the matter. Ros Hepplewhite, chief executive of the CSA, replied saying: ‘The costs of maintaining contact with a child can, I know be high in some cases, but it would not be right to give them precedence over the child’s basic right to maintenance.’The National Council for One Parent Families has a free booklet, ‘Maintenance and the Child Support Agency’, that offers information to lone parents claiming child maintenance. Their decision depends on the extent to which it has been ‘imprinted’ with human identity. It is, apparently, all done with tubes and suction, as well as the careful deployment of an air jet.-(Photographs omitted). Royal Bank’s branch banking side reversed a pounds 16m loss into a pounds 70m pre-tax profit, helped by increased mortgage business at more favourable profit margins.Corporate banking nearly doubled profits to pounds 130m from pounds 68m.
Cote d’Ivoire had voted for a gradual process of decolonisation from France, within a framework of a French-speaking West Africa. They arrived in buses from Natal, Zulu country, and mini-bus taxis and trains from Johannesburg’s township belt. Plans are afoot to send in the army, because all three warring parties here – the township Self-Defence Units (SDUs), Inkatha and the Internal Stability Unit (ISU) of the police – are perceived to have gone crazy.’The East Rand is key because what happens there will decide whether South Africa is on the road to peace,’ a senior ANC official said last week.The roads of Katlehong were muddy, the potholes treacherous. In theory, at least, this offers some degree of protection from the rest of the traffic, although dodging round illegally parked cars and jam-packed buses ensures that there is still an element of danger to enliven the trip. Mr Petersen said on BBC TV’s On the Record that Britain should be ‘very clear’ that there would ‘never’ be agreement to Britain’s proposal to retain within an enlarged Union a blocking minority of only 23 votes in the Council of Ministers.At the same time, David Evans, a right-wing executive member of the Tory backbench 1922 Committee, told BBC Radio 4’s The World This Weekend that most Conservative MPs would not tolerate any weakening of Britain’s voting power, even if that jeopardised the planned admission of Finland, Austria, Sweden or Norway.But Gillian Shephard, the Minister of Agriculture, has been working for compromise, partly on the ground that it would be easier to force through far-reaching reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy if it was harder for opposing countries to assemble a blocking minority.The Ministry has pointed out in Whitehall that reform of the CAP, which accounts for pounds 28bn a year or 54 per cent of the EC budget, is strongly favoured in principle by the Government.