No let-up in the quest for quality
By Michael Meacher - 26 July 13:00

Just because price cuts are imminent, argues Michael Meacher, don't imagine environmental standards

Water, water, everywhere . . .
By Staff blogger - 26 July 13:00

Privatised water: who's paying the price?

The view from outside
By Tamsin Todd - 26 July 13:00

Thirty-Three Moments of Happiness: St Petersburg Stories

Ingo Schulze <em>Picador, 306pp, £12.99</

Divining the profits
By Anna Bradley - 26 July 13:00

Consumers have been paying over the top since privatisation, argues <strong>Anna Bradley, </strong>d

Commentary - Why I love Bridget Jones
By Francis Gilbert - 26 July 13:00

Helen Fielding has created a contemporary Molly Bloom

Who's who in the world of water
By Staff blogger - 26 July 13:00

British Waterways
Willow Grange
Church Road
Herts WD1 3QA
Tel: 01923 226422
Website: www.britishwaterways.


Silly Winnie
By John Colvin - 26 July 13:00

Fisher, Churchill and the Dardanelles

Geoffrey Penn <em>Leo Cooper, 282pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0850526

What an extra drop of water is worth
By Staff blogger - 26 July 13:00

If water is paid for on a "measured" basis (the more you use the more you pay), how much should you pay for each extra unit? The economist's answer would be the "forward-looking long-run marginal cost" of providing you with that extra unit.

Lost illusions
By D J Taylor - 26 July 13:00

Flight Patterns

Alan Mahar <em>Gollancz, 285pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0575067217

Public, private or a bit of both?
By Nick Morris - 26 July 13:00

No one has yet found the answer to water industry control

Living by numbers
By Maggie Gee - 19 July 13:00

The Arithmetic of Memory

Anthony Rudolf <em>Bellew Publishing, 240pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 185725135

Electronic Books - Karl Marx and the economy of pigs
By Stephen Howe - 19 July 13:00

Stephen Howe fires up his CD-Rom drive and finds the answer to the Porcine Question

Trippers' tales
By Ra Page - 19 July 13:00

Fortune Hotel: Twisted Travel Stories

Sarah Champion (editor) <em>Hamish Hamilton, 310pp, £9.99</

Catalan cry
By Henry Sheen - 19 July 13:00

Barca: A People's Passion

Jimmy Burns <em>Bloomsbury, 366pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0747541957

Novel of the week
By Joanna Hunter - 19 July 13:00

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

Wayne Johnston <em>Doubleday, 562pp, £15 </em>

ISBN 0385600275

Zambian gentleman
By Graham Boynton - 19 July 13:00

The Africa House: The True Story of an English Gentleman and his African Dream

Christina Lamb <em>

Novel of the week
By James Harkin - 12 July 13:00


Antonia Logue <em>Bloomsbury, 318pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 0747539820

Doctor in charge
By David Sharp - 12 July 13:00

The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine

James Le Fanu<em> Little, Brown, 490pp, £20</em>

ISBN 03166

Wit and wizardry
By Amanda Craig - 12 July 13:00

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

J K Rowling <em>Bloomsbury, 317pp, £10.99</em>

ISBN 074

Commentary - The long, slow demise of our literary culture
By Elizabeth Young - 12 July 13:00

British fiction is moribund. Elizabeth Young administers the last rites

Victims of vitriol
By Derek Draper - 12 July 13:00

Cruel Britannia

Nick Cohen <em>Verso, 247pp, £16</em>

ISBN 185984720X

Albion's last hurrah
By Glen Newey - 12 July 13:00

The British at War: Cinema, State and Propaganda 1939-45

James Chapman <em>I B Tauris, 319pp, £29.

Heart-shaped bullets
By Martyn Bedford - 05 July 13:00

The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing

Melissa Bank <em>Viking, 274pp, £9.99</em>

Back in print - A new, occasional column reassessing neglected classics
By Edward Platt - 05 July 13:00

A Fan's Notes

Frederick Exley <em>Yellow Jersey Press, 385 pp, £8</em>

Novel of the week
By Phil Whitaker - 05 July 13:00

As It Is In Heaven

Niall Williams <em>Picador, 315pp, £14.99</em>

Beastly boys
By Michael McMahon - 05 July 13:00

Letters Between A Victorian Schoolboy and his Family, 1892-95

David Lisle Crane (editor) <em>11 Sp