UK Politics
28 October 2002
Few things are more certain to get up Tony Blair's nose than the accusation that he has abandoned Labour's principles....
Society
29 April 2002
Libertarian, republican, anti-capitalist? If that is how you think of Britain's youth, think again. A special survey...
Ideas
14 January 2002
Let us start with a proposition that should command general, if not universal, consent. British politics is in a less...
Ideas
09 July 2001
Did you know about the torrid affair between the elderly plumber and the young and ravishing Lady Avocet? Probably not...
Politics
25 September 2000
The attacks are coded, but not too cleverly. We do not need the Enigma machine to work out what is meant. When...
Politics
01 May 2000
Two steps forward, one step back. It looks as if enthusiasts for constitutional reform will be able to enjoy a double...
Politics
17 April 2000
One of the wisest pieces of advice was coined by an anonymous Ministry of Transport official in the mid-1960s. It was...
Ideas
13 December 1999
It is now commonplace to observe that three fundamental changes are transforming the world: first, the triumph of...
Politics
27 September 1999
What is the true state of public opinion? Were Tony Blair to call a snap election this autumn, who would win? Every...
Politics
19 February 1999
Which European country has an inflation rate of just 1 per cent? Whose economy has an underlying growth rate, still...
Politics
08 January 1999
I want to clear my name. Shortly before Christmas I was accused, separately, by two cabinet ministers, a lobby...

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