04 December 1998
G K Chesterton is often said to have said that when people stop believing in God they don't believe in nothing but in...
04 December 1998
I was surprised to read in David Halpern's article ("Hard times for the lucky and the lazy", 20 November) that the...
04 December 1998
John Lloyd is wrong: there is nothing "right-wing" about support for marriage ("How the left hijacked the family", 27...
04 December 1998
Chris Powell is absolutely right to argue that Britain must promote itself more vigorously through its innovative...
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
27 November 1998
The row over the House of Lords, in which an aristocracy springs forth as a defender of democracy, sometimes seems...
27 November 1998
Left behind? British government officials sent Eurosceptics into apoplexy by backing deeper integration between the...
27 November 1998
Tuesday When I arrive back from the House, the images of the Queen reading The Master's speech still vivid before my...
27 November 1998
Down But Not Out: Japan and the world in crisis (British Institute of Contemporary Economic and Political Studies,...
27 November 1998
Janet Scott, president of the transvestites' campaign group the Beaumont Society, said: "This transvestite was asking...
27 November 1998
As an American long resident here, I find more sense, more wisdom in Alistair Cooke's reports about my country than in...

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