The Spectator

The week that was | 2 May 2008

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Peter Hoskin reports from Israel on life in the town of Sderot, and on efforts to forge peace with Syria.

James Forsyth says Gordon Brown has spectacularly failed his first electoral test, and suggests that Cameron is walking into trouble over the 42-day detention plans.  

And Fraser Nelson keeps track of the Prime Minister's Brownies, and highlights Mervyn King's attempts to reveal the truth behind Treasury spin.