Liberate the Lords: The House should elect itself
The prosecution of those known to have paid for child pornography won't discourage every paedophile - but it is a start.
Jail is not the answer: the prisons are grotesquely full, and the last thing to do is make them even fuller
There can be no valid reason for anyone to want to clone a human being
A speedy round-up of the year's news
Milk and sympathy: NestlZ should be praised, not boycotted
A speedy round-up of the week's news ÃŠ
Spectators for Africa: No change in Africa will be lasting unless it is accompanied by intellectual conviction
Speak for England: One of Dr Williams's tasks will be to convey the richness of the Church of England to a wider audience
Brown's black hole: five and a half years into the job, it is far from clear what Gordon's great long-term strategy is
Set Oxbridge free: the universities should no longer stand for government control
Hugh Massingberd ‘It is difficult’, writes A. N. Wilson in The Victorians (Hutchinson, £25), ‘for me to conceive of a…
Let Turkey in: If Turkey cannot turn to Europe, in what direction can it turn?
Rupert Christiansen How embarrassing. The authors of the four books I have most relished this year – Nicola Shulman’s elegant…
If there is one matter of concern about MI5 to have come out of the Shayler case, it is that the organisation employed him at all
Russia is wrong: it is difficult to believe that Tony Blair privately so admires what happened in Moscow at the weekend