IN MOST OF the world we have a cover contemplating how to avoid a superpower conflict. Tensions between America and China in relation to Taiwan make war a distinct possibility.
Leader: How to avoid war over Taiwan
Briefing: America and China are preparing for a war over Taiwan
Special report: Frontline Formosa
In Britain we consider an unpleasant question rather closer to home: what to do about the country’s woeful life expectancy? In the past decade hundreds of thousands of people have died earlier than might have been expected.
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