I used to be a perfectionist, but I now realise that it is the plague of modern life
Kosovo is a reminder that despite the end of history, most of the world still resents the west
Spain's model of "asymmetrical devolution" may not be very encouraging for those who want devolution to come to a rest.
Bulgaria shows that even in the bloody Balkans, it is possible to choose peace
Terry Waite arrives unexpectedly in our prison for a poignant ceremony
Padre Pio's stigmata has just won him beatification from the Pope. But was he just a neurotic?
Romano Prodi might choose a Brit as voice of the commission. And how about Chris Patten as Viceroy of Kosovo?
The internet is a precious achievement. But as its reach extends into more of our lives, so does the fear that it is undermining national standards in everything from crime prevention to taxation. If...
The Nuba of southern Sudan have a remarkably tolerant form of self-government despite more than ten years of war with Khartoum.