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The decline and fall of the femme fatale

8 January 2005 12:00 am

The decline and fall of the femme fatale

There is a simple explanation for the Tories’ failure to put up a decent fight: David Davis

8 January 2005 12:00 am

There is a simple explanation for the Tories’ failure to put up a decent fight: David Davis

The Spectator’s Notes

8 January 2005 12:00 am

Michael Howard should have applauded Tony Blair’s uncharacteristic self-restraint.

However bad things may seem, the news for newspapers is good

1 January 2005 12:00 am

However bad things may seem, the news for newspapers is good

Religion is never easy, and sometimes it’s hard to be a truly faithful Wagnerite

1 January 2005 12:00 am

Religion is never easy, and sometimes it’s hard to be a truly faithful Wagnerite

The angry Megalosaurus coming fast up Holborn Hill

1 January 2005 12:00 am

The angry Megalosaurus coming fast up Holborn Hill

Globophobia

18 December 2004 12:00 am

A weekly survey of world restrictions on freedom and free trade

Second Opinion

18 December 2004 12:00 am

He is best who empathises most

The Spectator’s Notes

18 December 2004 12:00 am

The strange world of theatre censorship

A City Christmas, with seasonal grumbles from Ebenezer and Timmy

18 December 2004 12:00 am

A City Christmas, with seasonal grumbles from Ebenezer and Timmy

A Christmas message to New Labour: give up preaching class hatred

18 December 2004 12:00 am

A Christmas message to New Labour: give up preaching class hatred

New laws are not going to make us safer

11 December 2004 12:00 am

New laws are not going to make us safer

The Spectator’s Notes

11 December 2004 12:00 am

It is funny what sorts of insults you can get away with in our culture

Did he kiss and tell? Blunkett’s NoW transcript seems to absolve him

11 December 2004 12:00 am

Did he kiss and tell? Blunkett’s NoW transcript seems to absolve him

Forget about heritage, that’s been done — unless it’s a West End theatre

11 December 2004 12:00 am

Forget about heritage, that’s been done — unless it’s a West End theatre

Learning with delight the art of having your portrait painted

11 December 2004 12:00 am

Learning with delight the art of having your portrait painted

Globophobia

4 December 2004 12:00 am

A weekly survey of world restrictions on freedom and free trade

Second Opinion

4 December 2004 12:00 am

The difficult business of forgiveness

The Spectator’s Notes

4 December 2004 12:00 am

It is depressing that the Conservatives are putting up a feeble resistance to identity cards

There’s no smoking gun in this case. It’s just one damn thing after another

4 December 2004 12:00 am

There’s no smoking gun in this case. It’s just one damn thing after another

The who, what, where, when of the Blunkett-Quinn business

4 December 2004 12:00 am

The who, what, where, when of the Blunkett-Quinn business

Reading the runes on the rouble’s rim —they say ‘In Gold We Trust’

4 December 2004 12:00 am

Reading the runes on the rouble’s rim —they say ‘In Gold We Trust’

The Spectator’s Notes

27 November 2004 12:00 am

Supporters of rural liberty should beware of the curse of English romantics

It’s not what you put in but what you leave out that matters

27 November 2004 12:00 am

It’s not what you put in but what you leave out that matters

A pack on your back — it’s the latest way to gum up the market in houses

27 November 2004 12:00 am

A pack on your back — it’s the latest way to gum up the market in houses