International Politics
12 January 2004
Say what you like about Tony Blair, but he did go out of his way to try to convince the British public that going to...
International Politics
05 January 2004
The convoy set off at dawn on a mission from God. Fifteen vehicles loaded with guns and bombs and right-wing...
World Affairs
15 September 2003
In the first week of April, on the ninth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, the residents of the small town of...
World Affairs
16 June 2003
A British friend on a recent visit to Barcelona said he was struck by the Catalans' habit of referring to the rest of...
International Politics
11 November 2002
A few years ago, Gibraltar issued a set of stamps commemorating the Rock's Neanderthal heritage. There is much to...
Human Rights
28 October 2002
It is customary in Spain for high court judges to make a little money on the side giving private classes to law...
Politics
14 January 2002
One of life's great puzzles for the man on the Buenos Aires omnibus is why Argentina, which has everything going for it...
Politics
05 November 2001
The news on 21 October that a US bomb had killed 12 people in Kabul, including a man and his seven children as they...
Politics
02 April 2001
What with the foot-and-mouth epidemic, renewed war in the Balkans, the fall in the stock exchange and the impending...
Politics
19 March 2001
In the age of the almost - but not quite - smart bomb, of world leaders who hatch schemes to render us immune from...
Politics
01 January 1999
The little town of Rosendal is about 300 kilometres due south of Johannesburg, deep in the geographic centre of South...