11 December 1998
Is Tax Competition Harmful? (European Policy Forum, 29 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5LP, 0171-839 7565, £ 15). Presented as a...
11 December 1998
A 40ft aluminium ladder, adorned with pink neon tubes, bolted to a listed church tower to form "a metaphorical stairway...
11 December 1998
Given the avalanche of abuse that Quentin Letts received in daring to criticise Alistair Cooke (Letters, 27 November),...
11 December 1998
Geoffrey Robertson, in his otherwise sensible piece ("Pinochet: the press got it wrong", 4 December), is mistaken in...
11 December 1998
Geoffrey Wheatcroft ("The rise of the philistines", 4 December) is right to deplore the lack of cultivation of our...
11 December 1998
Someone had better quickly tell John Lloyd and Jack Straw, the Home Secretary, that a parent's marital status does...
11 December 1998
To say, as John Elliott does, that India is held back by Hinduism is really the height of western perverseness ("Held...
11 December 1998
While vacuuming the threadbare carpet in my dilapidated end terrace, it suddenly occurred to me how preposterous your...
04 December 1998
It is just as dogmatic of Anna Freeman to assert that God is not as for the Pope to assert that God is (Letters, 27...
Culture
04 December 1998
Rock likes to think it overturned everything that came before it, but rock package concerts - which have been with us...
Books
04 December 1998
Joan Bakewell Some big, impressive books this year, hard on the wrist but stimulating. Consilience (Little, Brown, £18....
Books
04 December 1998
Lisa Jardine on Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses If one is not to be facile or parochial, selecting a "best" book...
04 December 1998
No 3555 Set by Gordon Gwilliams You were asked for prose that included terms found in the New Oxford Dictionary of...
Politics
04 December 1998
The nanny state is far from dead: league tables of school results, of the sort published this week; curfews on unruly...
04 December 1998
Wednesday The day starts with a row. Cheryl decides that a minor domestic failure on my part (I forgot to do the twins...

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