Features

The man who calls the shots

24 April 2004 12:00 am

Peter Oborne says that the Prime Minister is a client of Rupert Murdoch’s global empire — and he decided to hold a referendum on the EU constitution only because the press magnate told him to

Only Bush can save Europe

24 April 2004 12:00 am

Mark Steyn says that the US President’s ‘transformational’ response to Muslim fundamentalism can save the Old World; European ‘managerialism’ can’t

Passport to Eton?

24 April 2004 12:00 am

Bruce Anderson says the Tories’ revolutionary new education policy will devolve power to schools and parents

Oh, to be in England …

24 April 2004 12:00 am

... now that April’s there

Recipe for terror

24 April 2004 12:00 am

Gerald Kaufman attacks Bush for supporting Ariel Sharon’s ‘disengagement’ plan, which, he says, will inevitably result in more Israeli deaths

Harry, England and St Alban!

24 April 2004 12:00 am

Why St George is the wrong patron saint

The sound of rockets in the morning

17 April 2004 12:00 am

Iraq is a disaster in the making, says Andrew Gilligan, unless the Americans learn to stop playing into the hands of their enemies

The hogs of war

17 April 2004 12:00 am

Mercenaries make big money in Iraq but, says Sam Kiley, the ‘outsourcing’ of security work is adding to the chaos in the country

The pluperfect is doing nicely

17 April 2004 12:00 am

The dean of Wadham College, Oxford, James Morwood, says Harry Mount is wrong to despair of classical learning

Contempt for liberty

10 April 2004 12:00 am

Identity cards threaten law-abiding citizens more than they threaten terrorists, says Peter Hitchens. Their introduction would signal the end of privacy — and of England

How ID cards can liberate us

10 April 2004 12:00 am

Sir John Stevens, the Metropolitan Police commissioner, talks to Simon Heffer about the fight against terrorism

More destructive than the Luftwaffe

3 April 2004 12:00 am

John Prescott is going to destroy large areas of England with new homes, even though more than 700,000 properties — enough to meet housing needs for the next four years — lie vacant. Rod Liddle urges conservatives to resist the terror

Prepare for an October surprise

3 April 2004 12:00 am

Bruce Anderson says that embarrassments over the European constitution may force Tony Blair to call an early election

Listed runways

3 April 2004 12:00 am

Ross Clark warns that new rules on listed buildings could make it easier for the government to pull down ancient churches that stand in the way of airport extensions

Kosovo goes to hell

3 April 2004 12:00 am

Tom Walker says that Tony Blair is too busy doing global management to bother much about the consequences of Nato’s humanitarian intervention in the Balkans

The Queen fights back

27 March 2004 12:00 am

Boris Johnson says the challenge of immigration is causing Labour to change its mind on what it means to be British

Britain’s most reviled man

27 March 2004 12:00 am

Jeremy Clarke talks to the BNP leader Nick Griffin, and is a bit shocked by his moderation

City and Finance Special

27 March 2004 12:00 am

Beware the Docklands office complex, says Damien McCrystal

What’s morality got to do with it?

20 March 2004 12:00 am

Some 55 million foetuses are aborted each year. Why, then, all the fuss about destroying embryos in the course of stem-cell research? Mary Wakefield detects humbug

The Einstein of maths

20 March 2004 12:00 am

Sam Leith on Alexandre Grothendieck, the revolutionary number-cruncher who was last heard of in the Pyrenees raging about the Devil

Nothing to fear but fear itself

13 March 2004 12:00 am

Simon Jenkins says that Tony Blair’s Sedgefield speech was just another attempt by the Prime Minister to scare us into believing that we are all in mortal danger. We are not

No hanging chads, please

13 March 2004 12:00 am

Bob Alexander on the need to reform the voting system to get rid of ‘electoral bias’

No youth at all

13 March 2004 12:00 am

Freddie Sayers went to an EU conference for young people in Ireland — and no one turned up. Euroenthusiasm is not groovy

Art for the people

13 March 2004 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth visits a triumphantly successful Rubens exhibition in Lille

You have been warned, Mr Blair

6 March 2004 12:00 am

Rachel Johnson talks to Vernon Coleman, the one-man publishing sensation who has now turned his sights on the ‘lying little warmonger’ in Downing Street