China is more open than ever, but remains inscrutable to the west-and to itself. Aggression over Taiwan is only the most visible tension arising from chaotic growth
The rush to sell arms to brutal regimes is encouraged by strictly national defence industries. Charles Grant wants more defence mergers and Nato supervision of arms exports
Beppe Severgnini talks to Walter Veltroni, the man who wants to turn Italy's ex-communist party into an American-style democraticc party
On the 50th anniversary of Orwell's essay, Politics and the English Language, Andrew Marr finds political English in good health—thanks, in part, to Orwell's warnings. Power and brutality still...
A recent study found that the average human sperm count has decreased by 40 per cent over the past 50 years. As public anxiety grows about infertility, environmentalists are blaming man-made chemical...
Little is expected from England's cricketers in the world cup. The economics of county cricket is to blame
Conservatives attack Hollywood for lax morals and liberal politics. But Christopher Tookey, who sees 300 films a year, thinks that they protest too much
Trevor Phillips VS Peregrine Worsthorne