Michael Mertes, Helmut Kohl's European policy strategist, warns Euro-sceptics that the German electorate will not revolt against monetary union
Samuel Brittan reviews the Treasury's battles against impossible odds
Peter Kellner examines the reasons why the pollsters so badly underestimated the Tory vote in the 1992 election and asks whether it could happen again.
Are the electronic media exacerbating illiteracy and making our children stupid? On the contrary, says Colin MacCabe, they have the potential to make us truly literate
Communism in eastern Europe created a unique literary-philosophical tradition. Lesley Chamberlain surveys this tradition both before and after the collapse of communism. She prefers Ivan Klima to...
Jeremy Clarke retreats to an old people's home, but finds it far from restful
Derek Coombs once arranged secret talks between the IRA and the British government. He now believes talks cannot work-but re-drawing the border might
Perhaps..." DR Klagfarten leaves this word dangling for a while-he likes to do that, "perhaps the blackbird is the real object of your sympathy. After all, it cannot leave the room, whereas you...