Mark Irving talks to Jonathan Miller
For the first time in its history Britain is the most right-wing country in Europe. Ian Gilmour, defeated in an earlier contest with the right, explains the failure of the One Nation Tories
Régis Debray recalls friendship and disillusionment with François Mitterrand, and unravels the political psychology of a man whose inconsistencies helped unite a fractious country
No one felt like celebrating at the UN's 50th anniversary last year - the wounds of Bosnia, Rwanda and Somalia were too raw. David Hannay, formerly British ambassador to the UN, says its failings are...
The first Palestinian election marked a modest start in the establishment of a democratic culture. But its aim, says Ian Black, was to legitimise peace with Israel, not to establish democracy
Screen adaptions of classics face two hazards, says Christopher Tookey. They either follow the original too closely at the expense of the drama, or see the past only through the eyes of the present
One in four cancer patients suffers unnecessarily painful death because the medical profession is still reluctant to prescribe morphine-mistakenly viewed as a dangerous addictive drug. John McVicar...
An art exhibition full of variety and surprises has no unifying theme save that the paintings all come from National Trust houses. Marc Jordan is inspired