The Week

One world

13 December 2003 12:00 am

This guilty thing called the spirit of Christmas

What Tony Blair really needs is a stiff drink

13 December 2003 12:00 am

What Tony Blair really needs is a stiff drink

Diary

13 December 2003 12:00 am

The editor of the ‘Political Magazine of the Year’ doesn't wish to blow his own trumpet

Feedback

13 December 2003 12:00 am

Readers respond to articles recently published in The Spectator

Eat, drink and be merry — but be virtuous too if you want to be happy

13 December 2003 12:00 am

A classicist draws on ancient wisdom to illuminate contemporary follies

Portrait of the Week

6 December 2003 12:00 am

A speedy round-up of the week's news

Equality is unfair

6 December 2003 12:00 am

The transfer of call centre operations to India shows that equality is unfair

The Tories should support Tony Blair’s magnificent defiance of his own party

6 December 2003 12:00 am

The Tories should support Tony Blair's magnificent defiance of his own party

Diary

6 December 2003 12:00 am

There are upsides to the infamy of being a controversial political and hate figure

Portrait of the week

29 November 2003 12:00 am

A speedy round-up of the week's news

So why not give us a vote?

29 November 2003 12:00 am

When former French President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing referred to the writing of the proposed EU constitution as Europe’s ‘Philadelphia moment’,…

Jack Straw scents the impending demise of Tony Blair

29 November 2003 12:00 am

Jack Straw scents the impending demise of Tony Blair

Diary

29 November 2003 12:00 am

I keep forgetting where I am. A different American city every week makes it hard to remember where the light…

Portrait of the week

22 November 2003 12:00 am

A speedy round-up of the week's news

Infantile resentment

22 November 2003 12:00 am

By the time this magazine hits the streets it will be jostling for space with about a million marchers. It…

Diary

22 November 2003 12:00 am

Miranda Sawyer’s Channel 4 programme pleading for the abolition of the age of consent, Sex Before 16: Why the Law…

Ancient & modern

22 November 2003 12:00 am

A classicist draws on ancient wisdom to illuminate contemporary follies

The man with the joyless task of relaunching Tony Blair

22 November 2003 12:00 am

The man with the joyless task of relaunching Tony Blair

Portrait of the week

15 November 2003 12:00 am

A speedy round-up of the week's news

Don’t burn Bush

15 November 2003 12:00 am

The Queen’s state carriage has carried some pretty rum types over the years. Nicolae Ceauscescu took a break from murdering…

Diary

15 November 2003 12:00 am

In all the endless talk about school examinations I have never heard this important point made. It is that ever…

Portrait of the week

8 November 2003 12:00 am

A speedy round-up of the week's news

The cowardice of Labour

8 November 2003 12:00 am

It is too much to hope that by the time all our subscribers have received this week’s magazine there will…

The growing mystery of a coup without a conspiracy

8 November 2003 12:00 am

The growing mystery of a coup without a conspiracy

Diary

8 November 2003 12:00 am

This is the best time of the year to be in northern China. The monsoon is over and the summer…