Peter Wayne meets Michael Howard's wife and proves to be a gentleman and spin doctor
Geography, not biology ultimately accounts for the ascendancy of Europe in the modern world. Its fragmented terrain prevented political unity and provided the competition which gave it the lead over...
Green matters Dear Derek, When you left the department of the environment last year you said you intended to shed some of your official reserve. I would like to take you up on that because a lot of...
Jean Baudrillard, the high priest of post-modernism, meets Marina Benjamin at the Ritz, and tells her that news has destroyed reality and that history is running backwards
Half of Africa is heading for hell, while in the rest life is improving surprisingly fast. Under Laurent Kabila, the new Democratic Republic of Congo could become the continent's dynamic heart
Tony Blair has chosen to speak out on the moral crisis of the welfare state but he may have raised expectations that he cannot fulfil. Roderick Nye considers the trouble ahead
European integration is not a cover for German hegemonic ambitions. It is the only alternative to the destructive power politics of the past