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  Saturday March 05 2005
Makoko, one of Lagos's many slumsBlair targets African corruption
· Banks urged to inform on pilfering leaders
· Doubling of aid recommended
'People wake up angry at being alive'
Spotlight falls on corruption of Africa
Lagos: A culture of survival
Special report: Hear Africa 05
 
Gerry Adams at the opening night of the Sinn Fein annual conferenceIRA faces revolt from families
IRA under unprecedented pressure from within its own heartlands.
Special report: Northern Ireland
 
Daily Mirror editor Piers MorganLooking for trouble
You're the ex-editor of the Mirror ... you have a few tales to tell. Piers Morgan confides in Simon Hattenstone.
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How Mrs Dixon's shoulder hijacked politics
Politics: A community newsletter sparked Westminster's biggest pre-election row.
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Niger begins enforcement of ban on slavery
World: Around 7,000 people living as slaves in Niger will be told today that they are free for the first time in their lives.
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The making of a shoe bomber
UK: Saajid Badat has pleaded guilty to plotting to blow up a plane. What drove this quiet football fan to thoughts of terror?
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Song swappers forced to pay up
Online: Parents caught in net as recording industry agrees settlements with 23 accused of illegal downloading.
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US troops kill rescuer of Italian hostage
Iraq: American soldiers in Iraq wound an Italian journalist who had just been freed by kidnappers last night, and kill an Italian secret service agent who tried to protect her.
Special report: Iraq
 
China and Japan launch race to the moon
Life: Tokyo blasts back after setback as old enemies plan ambitious projects targeting the lunar surface.
Special report: space exploration
Life: more science news and features
 
Syria poised to start Lebanon troop pull-out
Syria: Assad expected to outline plans to bring 11,000 soldiers back home.
Troops and spies must go, insists Bush
Special report: Syria and Lebanon
 
Top Glaxo drugs seized in US swoop
Business: Two top-selling GlaxoSmithKline drugs seized because they were poorly made and posed a health risk.
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Dowie's secret - his band of brothers
Football: Palace's proud manager calls for his players to be as united as their opponents today.
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Is Moore's marble Arch gone forever?
Arts: Sculptor's decaying masterpiece unlikely to be displayed again.
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Thinner and richer, goddess of US lifestyle leaves jail
United States: Martha Stewart's fortunes plunged before her trial. Now, after five months in prison, America's perfect homemaker finds herself back in favour.
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Makoko, LagosIn pictures
Gallery: Take a tour through the slums of Lagos with words and photographs by John Vidal.
Special report: Hear Africa 05
 
Arrests of internet paedophiles quadruple over two years
Society: Police and children's charities call on the government to set up a national centre to investigate computer child pornography.
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Kelly jeered at heads' conference
Education: Ruth Kelly, the education secretary, accused of patronising headteachers during angry exchanges.
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Money: A row has erupted between Lloyds TSB and HBOS over the time it takes for a cheque to clear.
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Evans in Easter radio comeback
Media: Chris Evans has signed a deal for two Easter shows on BBC Radio 2.
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Noll Scott
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