Features

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

Sex and the City means family values

16 August 2003 12:00 am

Many people have a low opinion of the cult TV soap, but not Mary Kenny, who sees 'the forces of conservatism' in it

A reasonable assumption

16 August 2003 12:00 am

You'd have to be mad to believe in a dodgy dogma invented in 1950. Christopher Howse takes a rationally long view of it

Bristol’s animal magic

16 August 2003 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth on an exhibition which looks at our relationship to nature

God save the nation

9 August 2003 12:00 am

Gay bishops, dwindling congregations: the Anglican crisis continues, and some are calling for disestablishment. But, says Peter Hitchens, the link between Church and State is vital for our wellbeing

Sleeping with Freda

9 August 2003 12:00 am

As the care crisis worsens, Jeremy Clarke recalls the strange final years of a spinster who lived in a residential home run by his parents

Collapse of England

9 August 2003 12:00 am

Simon Heffer believes that Mr Blair's touchy-feely society is undermining cricket by reconciling it to mediocrity

How to kill a burglar

9 August 2003 12:00 am

Aidan Hartley on how a friend of his shot dead a robber and wounded another in Kenya last year, without having to go through Tony Martin's agony

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