Features

Sensitive to the drama of light

2 November 2002 12:00 am

Martin Gayford says look at Gainsborough's terrific pictures, and don't read the labels

The currency with a hole in it

26 October 2002 12:00 am

David Marsh sees the political case for joining the euro, but excessive spending has revealed the fundamental flaw - no one is really in charge

Grief is good in Australia

26 October 2002 12:00 am

Michael Duffy is happy to report that flag-waving nationalism was absent from the memorial service for the Bali victims

Not a level playing field

26 October 2002 12:00 am

Rachel Johnson says the scandal over public exam results could end up with Oxbridge suing the Education Secretar

Turin’s jewel-box in the sky

26 October 2002 12:00 am

Robin Simon on a remarkable new gallery designed by Renzo Piano above Fiat's former factory

Motoring

26 October 2002 12:00 am

A review of the new Mercedes E-Class saloon

COMPETITION

26 October 2002 12:00 am

Win a weekend break with Mercedes-Benz in association with The Spectator

They want to kill us all

19 October 2002 12:00 am

Forget the 'root causes', says Mark Steyn. The massacre in Bali was part of the continuing Islamofascist war against the West, and those who ignore it are sleepwalking to national suicide

Climate of terror

19 October 2002 12:00 am

Alex Spillius on how moderate Islam in Indonesia has been infiltrated by Arab-leaning extremists - with murderous consequences

She wanted to murder Mandy

19 October 2002 12:00 am

Andrew Gimson remembers his encounters with Elisabeth Furse, whose remarkable and flamboyant life ended this week

Kennedy’s finest hour

19 October 2002 12:00 am

Peregrine Worsthorne on the excitement and romance of being in Washington 40 years ago during the Cuban Missile Crisis

Jack Straw’s nocturnal delving

19 October 2002 12:00 am

A young Labour adviser helped smear Jeremy Thorpe. That man is now Foreign Secretary, says Barrie Penrose

Punjabi moon

19 October 2002 12:00 am

The 2002 Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize winner.
There were more than 100 entries from a total of eight countries. The runners-up were Clementine Cecil, Gregory Lascelles, Jonathan Ledgard, Rory Stewart and Ben Yarde-Buller.

Inspired madness of the artist

19 October 2002 12:00 am

Martin Gayford reflects on how novelty of sensibility is likely to go along with unusual behaviour

COMPETITION

19 October 2002 12:00 am

Win a weekend break with Mercedes-Benz in association with The Spectator

Motoring

19 October 2002 12:00 am

A review of the new Mercedes E-Class saloon

The Maggie, Tony and Iain show

12 October 2002 12:00 am

Like Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair understands the need to anticipate social change, but Michael Gove wonders whether the Tories are drawing the right lessons from their Last Action Hero

Don’t call us nasty

12 October 2002 12:00 am

The Tories will have to concentrate on the topics which matter to voters and stop talking about themselves.

A distant mirror

12 October 2002 12:00 am

Andrew Gimson launches a campaign to save the 1983 Hackney Peace Mural, which our culture has grown to resemble

COMPETITION

12 October 2002 12:00 am

Win a weekend break with Mercedes-Benz in association with The Spectator

COMPETITION

5 October 2002 12:00 am

Win a weekend break with Mercedes-Benz in association with The Spectator

It’s crunch time for the Tories

5 October 2002 12:00 am

Peter Oborne says that Iain Duncan Smith is a decent and brave man, but wonders whether he can pull the Conservatives out of their hole

Bringing the dead to life

5 October 2002 12:00 am

Robin Simon on a magnficent exhibition of objects from ancient Egypt

Floating away from the Tories

5 October 2002 12:00 am

Almost half of floating voters believe it likely that the Lib Dems will take over from the Tories within five years - see the full results of the YouGov/Spectator survey

Nothing to lose but their chains

28 September 2002 12:00 am

A war against Iraq might destabilise the Middle East, says David Pryce-Jones, but that is precisely what the region needs…