Observations on troops in Iraq
Mark Almond finds that brand new homes in Kosovo lack water pipes and power points. Why?
Observations on Swiss police
Blair and co helped to create the hysteria over asylum-seekers. Now they insist the only way to beat
Exhibition - William Cook on the remarkable flourishing of children's art in a concentration camp
The European Union has always been an elite project. This was so from its earliest postwar beginnings, when the rule of cool, rational technocrats seemed infinitely preferable to the hot-blooded mass movements led by Hitler and Mussolini.
Don't believe it -"Blair gambles on Europe referendum"
Across the democratic world, governing elites are mistrusted, whatever their policies. Blair's decis
To make the case for Europe, the Prime Minister will have to show foresight and zeal, commodities th
Even "a drop of som'at hot", which served Anthony Trollope's fictional tycoon so well, may not be en
Michael McMahon sees at first hand the big problem for Georgia's president: his enemy's fierce canin
In the ten countries that will soon accede, support for the EU has now given way to disillusion - no
Observations on eastern European migrants
Islamist extremists believe in a worldwide conspiracy not just of Jews, but also of Freemasons. They
Observations on French elections
Tony Blair, insiders say, is considering delaying the election until autumn 2005 or even spring 2006
"Britain flooded by immigrants"
Tony Blair's problems are nothing to what Chancellor Schroder faces in Berlin. His party loathes him
Russia today is like Britain in the Fifties and Sixties: agog at new washing machines, throwing out
Cities soon bounced back from 9/11 and, despite repeated warnings of terror attacks, are now said to
Observations on the Muslim world
It was an open secret that Jose Luis RodrIguez Zapatero, leader of the Socialist Party (PSOE), expected to stay in opposition for the next four years.
Inside Putin's Russia
Andrew Jack <em>Granta Books, 350pp, £20</em>
The entente cordiale, to be celebrated by the Queen in a sentimental speech, is a lie. In 1904, it s