Books
03 December 2009
Some people have been doing very nicely in the past year or two. Versatile accountants who once enjoyed the fruits of...
Politics
26 June 2000
To many who fancy themselves as pundits and pollsters, the curious breed of non-political figures who run the...
Politics
01 May 2000
Most companies claim that they are led by their chairman or chief executive, or possibly by their customers. Not so...
Politics
10 January 2000
It is delicious when those we all assumed to be goodies turn out to be baddies. This is the thrill of Ian Mitchell's...
Politics
20 December 1999
Everyone agrees Scotland has been enhanced by the return of the extinct red kite, osprey and capercaillie. Who can name...
Politics
22 November 1999
The Internet wiped away another landmark this month. The Encyclopaedia Britannica ceased to be a series of intimidating...
Politics
01 November 1999
Somebody, we don't know who, has had a harvest of fun suggesting that the royal household is going to tweak its titles...