Real Meals: I'm leavin' it
By Will Self - 01 October 8:13

Walking into the McDonald's on Oxford Street made me feel like Rip Van Winkle

People Power: the radiologist
By Staff blogger - 24 September 6:50

Who are you?
Dr Jacky Davis, consultant radiologist, member of the British Medical Association (BMA) Council, founder member of the Keep Our NHS Public campaign.

Hard times
By Sophie Elmhirst - 20 August 8:40

Suicide rates rose at shocking speed after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 – and have done with each r

Cocaine madness
By Jeremy Sare - 06 August 9:11

Why do our politicians always use the word "scourge" when they talk about drugs?

Open wide. Say “argh”
By Samira Shackle - 30 July 9:03

The trials and tribulations of an emergency swine flu appointment

Pandemic's progress
By Michael Barrett - 23 July 13:00

Our scientific knowledge will ensure that the swine flu pandemic is no apocalypse.

Put a little spice in your box
By Ziauddin Sardar - 02 July 12:18

Viagra can now be bought over the counter at Boots. But hold on – look east and you will find far be

Mosquitoes bite back
By Mike Barrett - 11 June 13:12

Observations on malaria

A garden of smoking pollen
By Sigrid Rausing - 11 June 13:12

After falling from her horse, the author suffered concussion – and suddenly the world became a place

You’re not the boss of me
By Nicholas Lezard - 14 May 11:02

At my local pub, I am reminded that Britain is becoming
a vast public urinal monitored by cameras

Mind bending
By Sophie Elmhirst - 07 May 12:22

Observations on networking

The masses smell blood
By Peter Wilby - 07 May 12:22

. . . on the Gurkhas, Gordon Brown’s tin ear, and penalty shoot-outs

Christianity and the Petri dish
By Murdo Macdonald - 06 May 12:48

The Church of Scotland stance on stem cell research has proved religious conviction and scientific d

By Victoria Brignell - 05 May 15:57

Victoria Brignell on Chelmsford, the power of radio and a particularly limiting aspect of her disabi

Pandemic’s progress: we saw it coming
By Michael Barrett - 30 April 13:21

Be in no doubt, people in Britain will die from Mexican swine flu and there will be several million

Now there’s a brainy idea
By Staff blogger - 23 April 13:45

It is with admiration that we greet the decision by Jeremy Paxman to donate his brain for research into Parkinson’s disease. He will join a distinguished club that includes Lenin, Einstein and the Nobel Prize-winning novelist Anatole France.

Counting malaria out
By Mike Barrett - 23 April 13:45

Observations on millennium development

Limping along on the left
By Peter Wilby - 23 April 13:45

. . . on teaching music, taxing drugs and taking on the right-wing bloggers

Time for an honest appraisal
By Stephen Twigg - 16 April 17:36

The former Labour MP and minister responds to a <a href="

Diary: Fiona Millar
By Fiona Millar - 16 April 10:15

What would Jane Austen make of it?

India's runaway boys
By Sreyashi Dastidar - 09 April 10:18

Hundreds of children live in a cycle of drugs, crime and deprivation in a railway station in Kolkata

Don't blame it on the nurses!
By Dave Prentis - 08 April 17:00

George Osborne's scapegoating public sector workers for the excesses of his friends in the City is o

Diary: Sarah Brown
By Sarah Brown - 19 March 11:48

Tell me, what was Michelle Obama like?

Editors’ choices on education and health care
By Staff blogger - 19 March 11:48

We asked Britain’s newspaper and news magazine editors, as well as some senior broadcasters, about t

Get me Sporty Spice
By Hilary Caprani - 19 March 11:48

Mental illness is a defining issues of our time and will affect one in four of us. But the media are reluctant to cover the subject without the obligatory celebrity endorsement.

Loosening Labour’s golden straitjacket
By Vernon Bogdanor - 19 March 11:48

Economic crisis presents opportunities as well as stark threats for social democracy, writes the Oxf

Diary: Lisa Jardine
By Lisa Jardine - 05 March 10:49

Deciphering the meaning of “down time”

"Who will love her when we're gone?”
By Cheryl Gillan - 24 February 10:33

Cheryl Gillan MP, on how winning the private members' ballot provided the opportunity to advance aut

Dying with dignity
By Michael Irwin - 20 February 12:10

"In the past three years, I have accompanied three terminally-ill individuals from the UK to Switzer

Assisted death 2
By Victoria Brignell - 20 February 10:17

Helping people who are suddenly physically disabled so they avoid despair and learn to adjust and en