Berthold Goldschmidt is belatedly recognised as one of Britain's finest modern composers. In the last interview before his death he told Edward Pearce about neglect and rediscovery
Will Hutton on the visceral anti-Englishness that Andrew Neil shares with his former boss
Government in the UK has not been re-invented. Pamela Meadows, former chief economist at the employment department, says that the public sector still operates largely for its own benefit, beyond...
Peter Wayne in his winter retreat reports on playing a practical joke on a tiresome cockney
Octogenarian economist John Kenneth Galbraith no longer fulminates against consumerism. But, says Kenneth Minogue, his view of the good society is still irredeemably statist
When Ian Buruma visited the Referendum party conference, he expected to find latter-day Mosleyites. Instead he met nostalgic, mild-mannered members of the middle class
John Maddox considers how the Wellcome Trust can save Russian science
Since our web site went live, there has been a marked increase in the amount of junk e-mail we have been receiving. Tut tut! The barbarians are everywhere. The sending of unsolicited e-mail is a...
The mind is best understood by examining what people actually did at different points in human evolution. Anthony Gottlieb finds that archaeologists are the most useful guides to consciousness