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From Robespierre to al-Qa’eda: categorical extermination

10 September 2005 12:00 am

From Robespierre to al-Qa’eda: categorical extermination

The Spectator’s Notes

3 September 2005 12:00 am

What was extraordinary about the hunting ban was that it deliberately defied all evidence

Mandy and Hu He leave M&S’s customers to catch a cold in the High Street

3 September 2005 12:00 am

Mandy and Hu He leave M&S’s customers to catch a cold in the High Street

The Spectator’s Notes

27 August 2005 12:00 am

What is the point of the MCB

The ayatollah of atheism and Darwin’s altars

27 August 2005 12:00 am

The ayatollah of atheism and Darwin’s altars

To make tax simple, low and compulsory, get at it with the heavy roller

27 August 2005 12:00 am

To make tax simple, low and compulsory, get at it with the heavy roller

It is as well that Mr Blair did not in the end go to Blackpool for his holiday

27 August 2005 12:00 am

It is as well that Mr Blair did not in the end go to Blackpool for his holiday

The Spectator’s Notes

20 August 2005 12:00 am

The IRA’s announcement that the conflict is over is almost a ceremonial feature of our national life

Wittgenstein and the fatal propensity of politicians to lie

20 August 2005 12:00 am

Wittgenstein and the fatal propensity of politicians to lie

Here’s a better way to run Gordon’s asylum: pay attention to the inmates

13 August 2005 12:00 am

Here’s a better way to run Gordon’s asylum: pay attention to the inmates

A call for Sir Nicholas Goodison to save the Stock Exchange for the nation

6 August 2005 12:00 am

A call for Sir Nicholas Goodison to save the Stock Exchange for the nation

The magic moment when you go under the great Forth Bridge

6 August 2005 12:00 am

The magic moment when you go under the great Forth Bridge

Governments brushed these ideas aside until they fell over their feet

30 July 2005 12:00 am

Governments brushed these ideas aside until they fell over their feet

Hot Property

30 July 2005 12:00 am

The end is insight for estate agent's bragging

It’s a sporting life for Stuart Rose, so let the dog see the rabbit

23 July 2005 12:00 am

It’s a sporting life for Stuart Rose, so let the dog see the rabbit

The Spectator’s Notes

23 July 2005 12:00 am

Islamist websites make use of white liberal commentators to support their position.

The Spectator’s Notes

16 July 2005 12:00 am

The cumulative effect of words is just as poisonous as ricin, and more easily disseminated

Hockey and hanging baskets count as risks, but now we have a real one

16 July 2005 12:00 am

Hockey and hanging baskets count as risks, but now we have a real one

An operation for fistula and its creative aftermath

16 July 2005 12:00 am

An operation for fistula and its creative aftermath

The Spectator’s Notes

9 July 2005 12:00 am

What would we think if African pop stars were asking the African Union to save Europe?

The histrionic Jane slipping in and out of the limelight

9 July 2005 12:00 am

The histrionic Jane slipping in and out of the limelight

HSBC should lend a clerk to the summit to help count the cost of biscuits

9 July 2005 12:00 am

HSBC should lend a clerk to the summit to help count the cost of biscuits

The Spectator’s Notes

2 July 2005 12:00 am

Time for a competition: ‘I want to be leader of the Conservative party because ...’

Ministers propose but markets dispose — the wraps come off Project Rubicon

2 July 2005 12:00 am

Ministers propose but markets dispose — the wraps come off Project Rubicon

Jaw-jaw is better than war-war — if it’s well-mannered

2 July 2005 12:00 am

Jaw-jaw is better than war-war — if it’s well-mannered