14 June 1999
Jeremy Corbyn is a quietly spoken, gentle individual who does not demand that you listen to his opinions. They are the...
Society
07 June 1999
You know the section of A Question of Sport, What Happened Next? Well, what happened next? "Mrs Tope's care has spread...
Society
31 May 1999
I've made a cheering discovery at a moment in my life when I could do with one. By the time you read this I will have...
Society
24 May 1999
I went to see England against Sri Lanka, the first match in the cricket World Cup. This isn't going to be an...
Society
17 May 1999
I won't be taking up BSkyB's offer of a "free digital dish and decoder box". If ever I get short of something to watch...
Society
10 May 1999
The one I feel sorry for is Mr Flett. Eric, his name seems to be. You know the story, do you? Kathryn Flett is a...
Society
03 May 1999
I went to see Elvis Costello at the Albert Hall with an old friend whom I first met at university. The first time we...
Society
26 April 1999
Both Nicholas Shakespeare's biography of Bruce Chatwin and the television documentary he made to accompany it mention...
Society
19 April 1999
I don't believe that there is a God who watches over my every move, protecting me from harm. Nevertheless only once has...
Society
09 April 1999
A couple of weeks ago in the New Statesman, Richard Dawkins, rationalist extraordinaire, confessed that even he would...
Society
02 April 1999
If you're older than 35 or so, you probably have vivid memories of the Falklands war. There was the emergency debate on...
Society
26 March 1999
One of the occult powers of e-mail is that once you've written a message it only takes a few seconds to cc it to a...
Society
19 March 1999
This week there's going to be no airy-fairy analysis of recondite technical matters. Instead, as William Hague...
Society
12 March 1999
One of the most moving and impressive responses to the brutal killings of the western tourists in Uganda last week was...
Society
05 March 1999
A kindly reader sent me an e-mail observing that I had seemed a little gloomy of late and wondering whether it was...

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