Features

The toffs fight back

10 May 2003 12:00 am

You know what? There isn't a conspiracy against the middle classes in education. On the contrary, says Rachel Johnson, they've never had it so good

What a shower!

10 May 2003 12:00 am

Why do we put up with pathetic trickles when foreigners have power showers? Because we are mean and timid, says Nell Butler

Germany falling

10 May 2003 12:00 am

Berlin lives in the past, says Andrew Gimson. Welfare is generous, and the nation is going bankrupt

That’s enough grovelling, PM

10 May 2003 12:00 am

The Atlantic alliance is essential to the national interest, says Malcolm Rifkind, but Mr Blair should not give unconditional support to the US

When all the rules go

10 May 2003 12:00 am

Andrew Lambirth talks to Nicholas Garland, the political cartoonist, about his work

The fear, the squalor …and the hope

3 May 2003 12:00 am

The hunt for Saddam and WMD continues. Anarchy rules. But Iraq is now free, and Boris Johnson rejoices in the triumph of liberty

Hoon: we have to find those weapons

3 May 2003 12:00 am

The Defence Secretary tells Andrew Gimson that WMD remain the legal basis for the war against Iraq

Is green the new blue?

3 May 2003 12:00 am

Rod Liddle says the Conservatives would be more successful if they were keener on conserving

With friends like these. . .

3 May 2003 12:00 am

The Entente Cordiale was conceived 100 years ago, but now, says Simon Heffer, France and Britain are further apart than ever

Killing time

3 May 2003 12:00 am

The suicide rate in our jails has doubled since 1983. Theodore Dalrymple suggests that 'caring' attitudes are making matters worse

‘I shall go on collecting until I die’

3 May 2003 12:00 am

Shortly before he died, Sir Paul Getty talked to Richard Bebb in the only interview he ever gave

It’s still the ‘nasty party’

26 April 2003 12:00 am

No opposition party has ever done so badly in the polls, says Michael Gove, and none has everhad less chance of winning over the voters

Why I nearly resigned

26 April 2003 12:00 am

Mark Steyn says he is disgusted by what he sees as The Spectator's ill-judged and idle defence of the UN

Lions betrayed by donkeys

26 April 2003 12:00 am

When our boys come home, hundreds of them will end up on the street: Mary Wakefield talks to neglected victims of war

Dying for a cigarette

26 April 2003 12:00 am

Joe Queenan on the terror, misery and lunacy that have followed the smoking ban in New York

Business as usual in London

26 April 2003 12:00 am

Susan Moore reports on how the market for Islamic art is still flourishing

The people must decide their fate

26 April 2003 12:00 am

The government must not be allowed to adopt a European constitution without the consent of the governed, says Paul Robinson. Here he explains how we can hold our own referendum

82 per cent want a referendum on the constitution

26 April 2003 12:00 am

The results of the YouGov poll for The Spectator

The dawning of a new Europe

19 April 2003 12:00 am

France and Germany have lost the war, says Tim Congdon, and it is now time for Britain to help create a new European Free Trade Area that includes Russia and Turkey

Stop this evil tour

19 April 2003 12:00 am

Simon Heffer on why the England cricket team must not go to Zimbabwe next year

Out of control

19 April 2003 12:00 am

John Gibb reveals that Scotland Yard cannot cope with the burden of trying to police Internet paedophilia

My son’s agony

19 April 2003 12:00 am

Philippa Wragg on the legal struggle that followed the sexual assault on one of her boys

The day of the jackals

19 April 2003 12:00 am

Rod Liddle raises some disturbing questions about the looting of antiquities from the Iraqi National Museum in Baghdad

Another kidney

19 April 2003 12:00 am

It's against the law to sell a kidney. It shouldn't be, says Simon Hinde

The word made flesh

19 April 2003 12:00 am

Michael Prodger on Holbein's harrowing picture of Christ lying in the tomb