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Sweeping aside moral objections to second high-speed-rail project

From Mr R. L. Skelton

Sir, — I have seen many forms of nimbyism, but the one in your last edition (“Cost of fast rail link ‘is immoral’”, News) must take some beating, and is totally misconceived.

To say that HS2 is a poor use of resources and that it will have a detrimental effect on Third World countries is just plain wrong. The rationale behind HS2 is not just to reduce journey ...

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Meriam Ibrahim has arrived safely in Italy, weeks after being freed from her death sentence in Sudan for apostasy http://t.co/V0M7QsR1oC

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