Everyone knows that pre-school child care is good for children and for the economy. Patricia Morgan asks for some evidence and argues that only the most expensive care can match a parent
Can criminals blame their genes? Is IQ or sexuality genetically determined? Annabel Gillings says that recent advances in genetics have increased our understanding of the biological basis of...
August was early release month. At Stocken prison it took an unexpected form
It is not a happy time for big publishers in Britain. But Andrew Franklin, who recently left Penguin to set up his own company, Profile Books, sees good times ahead for nimble independent houses
Alberto Fujimori, Peru's president of Japanese origin, is set to become one of Latin America's longest surviving political leaders. Janet Bush surveys the strategy of a man who strives to combine...
Is the idea of progress dead? Alain Finkielkraut, the French philosopher, says that as we approach the millennium, our faith in progress remains undimmed, while progress itself has died.
After a decade of deregulation and expansion, the emergency relief business is in a mess. Alex de Waal laments the industry's lack of professionalism, but welcomes official recognition of the problem
Winston Fletcher describes driving to the Taj Mahal on an Indian dual carriageway