Features

The rising tide of clichés

9 August 2003 12:00 am

The BBC is staffed by people bristling with academic qualifications, says Tom Fort, but they don't know English

Gardener’s question time

9 August 2003 12:00 am

Is the taxpayer about to stump up another £16 million for the Duchess of Northumberland's pet project, Alnwick Garden? Mary Keen investigates

Bum rap for Jamaicans

9 August 2003 12:00 am

Theodore Dalrymple says that young Jamaicans have been corrupted by victimhood and the musico-industrial complex

In love with economic disaster

9 August 2003 12:00 am

Martin Gayford on why we are drawn to places of financial and industrial failure

Just when you thought it was safe…

2 August 2003 12:00 am

Reports of the death of trade union power have been greatly exaggerated, says Ross Clark. As BA shows, privatised industries are being hit by a resurgence of labour militancy

How to sack Blair

2 August 2003 12:00 am

Tony Woodley, new head of the TGWU, tells Jasper Gerard that he and other union leaders will take back the Labour party

The white man’s burden

2 August 2003 12:00 am

There is a case for intervening in Liberia, says Mark Steyn, but it is not one being urged by American liberals

Some truths about immigration

2 August 2003 12:00 am

Anthony Browne says Britain is already overcrowded, and that pro-immigration arguments are almost all flawed

Plain Hinglish

2 August 2003 12:00 am

David Gardner on the fractured and stately English spoken by top Indians

Bring back Beeching

2 August 2003 12:00 am

Simon Nixon says that we must build more motorways – and scrap railway lines

Giving something back

2 August 2003 12:00 am

Sebastian Smee talks to James Fairfax about his gifts to Australia's public galleries

A despicable and cowardly diversion

26 July 2003 12:00 am

Rod Liddle defends Andrew Gilligan and says the government's confected outrage has led to tragedy

The fall guy

26 July 2003 12:00 am

Peter Oborne traces the leaking of Dr Kelly's name back to Downing Street

Black-eyed monster

26 July 2003 12:00 am

Theodore Dalrymple observes an increase in sexual jealousy and the violence that follows

‘Good things are happening in Iraq’

26 July 2003 12:00 am

Simon Heffer interviews the King of Bahrain who applauds the actions of America and Britain

Sword of honour

26 July 2003 12:00 am

Paul Robinson on the ancient code of insult and revenge that is still prevalent in the American South

My hero

26 July 2003 12:00 am

Bruce Anderson says David Cameron, the young Tory MP, has all the qualities needed to rescue the party

Boycott Britain

26 July 2003 12:00 am

Leo McKinstry says that the tourism industry is suffering because of our extortionate hotels, contemptuous service and revolting food

England’s national saint

26 July 2003 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth on a splendid exhibition which shows the work of artists inspired by Shakespeare

The voice of Baghdad

19 July 2003 12:00 am

Peter Kellner analyses the first systematic opinion poll of Iraq, and finds a population full of anxiety — but also convinced that war has made their future brighter

Elf warning

19 July 2003 12:00 am

Philip Delves Broughton on the threats against Eva Joly, the judge investigating the French oil giant

My secret garden

19 July 2003 12:00 am

John Laughland on the joy of chard and the energising effect of the broad beans he grows in his allotment

No flies on Bush

19 July 2003 12:00 am

Mark Steyn says the President’s anti-terrorist strategy is working, and that he is all but certain to be re-elected

Railtrack’s show trial

19 July 2003 12:00 am

Alasdair Palmer says the charges against Railtrack’s Gerald Corbett are the cynical prelude to a law on corporate killing

Girls just want to have funds

12 July 2003 12:00 am

The government would like to outlaw pyramid selling. Why? Rachel Royce has joined Hearts, the girls-only investment scheme, and finds it good, clean – and profitable – fun