22 August 2005
However much we may be appalled by the idea, David and Victoria Beckham are role models for many young people in this...
15 August 2005
Robin Cook and I were unlikely professional bedfellows. Whenever I professed my affection and admiration for him - as I...
08 August 2005
At a time when our society is fearful that the black guy is the bad guy, life presents us, in the midst of our...
01 August 2005
From a sluggish start, Gavin Esler is having a particularly good war on terror with Newsnight. Esler is one of the few...
25 July 2005
When you are away from Britain for some time, as I have recently been, there are some things you really miss - the...
23 May 2005
Two top-job vacancies, two winning cups, one poisoned, one a chalice. Yes, the race is on for the next Tory leader and...
UK Politics
16 May 2005
Elections do not just make or break politicians, they also profoundly affect the reputations of the journalists who...
02 May 2005
Two aspects of Michael Howard's campaign have been remarkable - the genuine appeal of his wife, Sandra, and the unity...
UK Politics
25 April 2005
Jon Snow of Channel 4 News is a worthy recipient of Bafta's prestigious Richard Dimbleby Award. He is a clever,...
UK Politics
18 April 2005
It was indeed the week of three weddings and a funeral, but as is so often the case nowadays, the nuptials were all...
11 April 2005
If proof of the afterlife were needed, it came in the ongoing debacle of the wedding of Prince Charles to Mrs Camilla...
Culture
04 April 2005
''I just can't think of a woman today who has the political hinterland of a Dimbleby or the gravitas. And to be the...
28 March 2005
While Michael Howard's Tory party has spent the past year working up ideas and costings for its election manifesto,...
UK Politics
21 March 2005
If it were not in such poor taste, I would be tempted to say that the former home secretary David Blunkett played a...
UK Politics
14 March 2005
Whether it was a slip of the tongue or a slip of his mask of impartiality, we will have to wait for Jim Naughtie's...

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