Matthew Bigg, Reuters correspondent, finds himself the victim of ethnic rage in eastern Zaire
Gertrude Himmelfarb is grateful for computers and CD-Roms, but fears the impact of the cyberspace revolution on the life of the mind. This is an edited extract
Philosophy of history: AC Grayling surveys the essential literature from Thucydides to Popper
How many people do you know who have either (a) killed or (b) murdered people? I am not conscious of having met a murderer, although John Mortimer revealed recently that one of his best friends...
Jeremy Clarke recalls his career on drugs and a failed attempt to grow cannabis in his father's greenhouse
Will Hutton on the visceral anti-Englishness that Andrew Neil shares with his former boss
Jeremy Clarke watches his father die in a poorhouse among strangers
International news is in decline internationally. John Lloyd says that only business readers care about abroad