Politics
27 November 2000
It is rare to see political ideas congeal into a movement. Occasionally, however, it is possible to move up close...
Politics
13 November 2000
For the first time in many years - arguably, for the first time ever - Britain has a position on the European Union...
Food and Drink
06 November 2000
Neither the British and Americans, used to monolithic governments, nor even the Continental Europeans, accustomed to...
Politics
16 October 2000
The battle in Northern Ireland now - the Real IRA excepted - is at least normal and bloodless: it is the age-old one,...
Politics
09 October 2000
The Republic of Ireland, firmly inside the single currency, has done terribly well out of Europe. It is the most...
Politics
02 October 2000
Amirkul Azimov's desk is orderly. The portrait of his president is neither askew nor dusty. This is a surprise, because...
Society
18 September 2000
If you thought that selling Coca-Cola was a matter of getting the famous syrup to enough plants where fizzy water could...
Politics
11 September 2000
You would not know it, but the main parties are converging on more than economic management. They are converging on...
Politics
28 August 2000
Britain, 2005. Saddam Hussein, still the ruler of Iraq and possessor of a long-range nuclear missile, seeks revenge on...
Politics
07 August 2000
The village of Alberese, in the midst of the district of Maremma in the south of Tuscany, held its annual Festa dell'...
Society
31 July 2000
A few weeks short of nine years ago, in August 1991, as the all-but comic coup against Mikhail Gorbachev collapsed, I...
Politics
17 July 2000
The grand procession in honour of Jose Bove, the leader of the Confederation des Paysans, famous trasher of McDonald's...
Politics
10 July 2000
Ken Livingstone's abiding purpose is to become the leader of the Labour Party and Prime Minister of Britain. Although...
Politics
19 June 2000
We have lowered our defences significantly and rapidly in the past decade: the peace dividend has been a rich one. The...
Politics
12 June 2000
The Third Way is regarded as a joke in Britain. A right-wing political dictionary would define it as "an empty phrase,...

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