Debate over who should be included in the first round of Nato expansion has obscured the more important question of what is Nato's purpose. It should remain a military alliance with a peace-keeping...
Many people believe that great talent is necessarily bound up with emotional disturbance. They are probably wrong
Katharine Quarmby feels nothing for the victims of the death penalty in Rwanda
Does it matter that Doris Lessing can't get her facts right? Nicolas Walter believes that it does
The main purpose of museums is neither to educate nor to entertain. Charles Saumarez Smith, director of the National Portrait Gallery, says museums are places of memory
China's one-child policy has had a profound and unintended consequence: the rise of educated, ambitious single women. This is China's equivalent of the western women's liberation movement in the 1960s
It is tempting to think that we do not need any more stories about the Holocaust. But Angela Lambert welcomes this extraordinary account of how a brother and sister survived
A huge advance in our understanding of the human genetic code has opened the way to potential cures for killer diseases. It has also set private drug companies against the public sector Human Genome...