Culture
07 June 1999
Raj Kamal Jha's first novel is set in contemporary Calcutta. The premise is beguiling. The narrator, an unnamed middle-...
Culture
07 June 1999
I came across a statistic once suggesting that more people write poetry than go to football matches. Perhaps I dreamt...
Culture
07 June 1999
Before the social diatribes of Tara Palmer-Tomkinson were launched on to an unsuspecting Sunday Times readership in...
Culture
07 June 1999
Lola Young, chair of the Orange prize committee, recently announced that there was only one English writer on the...
07 June 1999
No 3580 Set by George Cowley We wanted a profile of a typical comper. Report by Ms de Meaner The shortest entry came...
Politics
07 June 1999
In recent days I have had a fantasy about the World Cup which, thanks to England's defeat by India and Zimbabwe's...
Society
07 June 1999
James and Fiona are going to have a simply splendid wedding. They've found this beautiful little chapel in mid-Wales...
Politics
31 May 1999
"Daddy, why can't my role model go on tour to Australia?" "You mean Lawrence Dallaglio, the England flank forward and...
31 May 1999
Monday Starbuck is seat-hunting. Poor old Derek Fatchett is barely cold, and already the bright young things, the time-...
31 May 1999
Access all areas The draft Freedom of Information Bill was introduced by the Home Secretary, Jack Straw, to criticism...
31 May 1999
Superficially the battle between the pro-Europeans and the Eurosceptics in British politics seems as one-sided as the...
31 May 1999
Next year I shall be celebrating the 50th anniversary of my election to the House of Commons, but recently it has been...
31 May 1999
What was the British Prime Minister doing dressed down in an open-neck shirt and short sleeves and sitting cross-legged...
Politics
31 May 1999
On one of the roads around Moscow, near an old bus plant next to the village of Golitsyno, there is a group of...

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