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The new imperial vision of Silvio Berlusconi

6 September 2003 12:00 am

The Spectator began by asking Berlusconi whether he has mended fences with Chancellor Schröder, after he likened the German Social…

Catch me if you can

6 September 2003 12:00 am

Neil Barnett says that The Hague's attempt to track down Radovan Karadzic has been inept and counterproductive

The end of the affair

6 September 2003 12:00 am

Paul Michael Wihbey predicts a total collapse of the long-standing relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia

Biological warfare

6 September 2003 12:00 am

Douglas Davis reveals Arafat's plan to achieve a single Palestinian state by encouraging his people to breed

Cat flap

6 September 2003 12:00 am

Andrew Gimson on why his neighbours reported him to the Cats Protection League

The strange potency of bad music

6 September 2003 12:00 am

Marcus Berkmann investigates the strong feelings invoked by atrocious cover-versions

The hand of history is pointing to the door

30 August 2003 12:00 am

The government brought the Hutton inquiry into being by its own shoddy actions. The lying and dissembling of No. 10 has so eroded public trust that, says Rod Liddle, the man responsible – Tony Blair – must go

Render unto the Pope…

30 August 2003 12:00 am

Adrian Hilton says that the EU is a means of undoing the Reformation and extending Vatican sovereignty over Britain

The perils of Pauline Hanson

30 August 2003 12:00 am

Anthony Daniels on why support for Australia's version of Jean-Marie Le Pen surged last week after she was sentenced to three years in jail

Class slobbery

30 August 2003 12:00 am

Catherine Maskell went to Warwick University and learnt what it is to clean up after students. It is not nice

Leave it to America

30 August 2003 12:00 am

There are now calls for greater UN involvement in Iraq. That's the last thing the country needs, says Mark Steyn

Don’t vote for us

30 August 2003 12:00 am

Geoffrey Howe argues against the introduction of an elected element into the House of Lords

The Gospel according to Braveheart

23 August 2003 12:00 am

Last week Mel Gibson launched an interfaith initiative following accusations that his film about Christ is anti-Semitic. Deal W. Hudson says that the star has been wrongly accused, and that the film is a great work of art

Sick, thick and dangerous

23 August 2003 12:00 am

Inner-city doctors need police protection from thugs demanding prescriptions, says Theodore Dalrymple

Bark, don’t bite

23 August 2003 12:00 am

You'll be surprised what a firm word can achieve: Michael Hanlon says we should not give in to our fear of children

Can we liberate Zimbabwe?

23 August 2003 12:00 am

Mike Dewar concludes that the best way to topple Mugabe is to enlist South Africa's help

The all-purpose bogeyman

23 August 2003 12:00 am

Idi Amin was up to his elbows in blood, says Tom Stacey, but the appalling truth is that he had some admirable qualities

Sorry, traditional fare’s off

23 August 2003 12:00 am

The Savoy Grill is no longer the place to be seen. Damien McCrystal on the sad decline of a once great restaurant

Paying the penance for Culture

23 August 2003 12:00 am

Lloyd Evans, on his first visit to Edinburgh, finds a grey city in need of a Parliament

How Labour has subverted British Intelligence

16 August 2003 12:00 am

Nigel West says that the lesson of the Hutton inquiry is that the government is using the intelligence services for political purposes, and that this Soviet approach is making us a less secure people

Weep for Wales

16 August 2003 12:00 am

David Lovibond returns to his Welsh roots and finds poverty and decay

Give me a break

16 August 2003 12:00 am

Philip Hensher was rude about Tracey Emin. Now, he suspects, she is ordering incontinence pads for him

Charming wit or oily Welshman?

16 August 2003 12:00 am

Andrew Gimson on Sir Hayden Phillips, the unfailingly agreeable civil servant in charge of constitutional affairs

Man of the people

16 August 2003 12:00 am

Mark Steyn says that Arnold Schwarzenegger is not part of the trivial, self-promoting, self-obsessive political club

Country slickers

16 August 2003 12:00 am

Ross Clark on how the new CAP rules make it profitable for city folk to buy farms and use them as homes – with big gardens