Food and Drink
24 January 2000
Who, at some time, perhaps on catching a glimpse of themselves in a shop window, has not thought: who on earth is that...
Books
24 January 2000
The poetry of a far-off time or place, Ezra Pound wrote, "requires a translation not only of word and of spirit, but of...
24 January 2000
No 3611 Set by George Cowley We asked for an excerpt from In the Psychiatrist's Chair with a well-known leader...
Society
24 January 2000
England's performance in the Test series against South Africa was always going to be a mere sideshow. The main event in...
Society
24 January 2000
I can't think what brought it on, but all week I've been imagining that I was a high-ranking government minister and...
17 January 2000
Cabinet rift The MoD and DTI have joined forces to take a tilt at Robin Cook's ethical foreign policy. Fuelled by a...
17 January 2000
Saturday Flu. Bed. Ill. Fever. May not be coherent. Started last night. Shivers and hot. Sick over table. Can that be...
Politics
17 January 2000
For all its labyrinthine progress through two magistrates courts, the High Court and the House of Lords, and for all...
17 January 2000
"At the beginning of 1997, there were 38 special advisers in government. However, the number in December 1999 stood at...
17 January 2000
As you know, the job of a celebrity is to look permanently euphoric so, when pictured alongside corporate products,...
Politics
17 January 2000
In the last summer of a century whose few achievements included the fights against sexual and racial discrimination,...
17 January 2000
On London Underground, discount travel rates kick in at 9.30am, and the elderly ladies who turn up at the stations...
Politics
17 January 2000
The government says there is a flu epidemic, the opposition says there isn't. It all depends, apparently, on the...
Society
17 January 2000
There is a stampede to the door of the comedian Ali G. An anti-racist clutch of black comedians have deemed him racist...

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