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My tally is in my head rather than on my laptop. Not being a high-flying politician, I guess my enemies are fewer and easier to remember than hers are.

Clinton faces his moment of truth

Grand Jury: America holds its breath as the US leader finally testifies over allegations of adultery and perjury

Longest day of the President's life

SHORTLY BEFORE 1pm today, Bill Clinton will walk across to the White House map room. On the wall, a map shows Allied troops encircling Berlin in April 1945. This is where President Franklin Roosevelt would check the progress of the Second World War; it is where the US President will give his testimony.

Theatre: A journey to the dark side

Paula Vogel thinks paedophilia lurks in us all, and her new play is intended to expose it.

Film: How to make a film take off: just add wings

Hollywood's celestial craze is a reaction against materialism (and it really pulls in the punters).

US Baptists tell women to submit to husbands

AMERICA'S RELIGIOUS right has a message for women: they should "submit themselves graciously" to their husbands.

BOOKS: Do we all want to be Courtney?

BITCH: In Praise of Difficult Women by Elizabeth Wurtzel Quartet pounds 12.50

The human condition: Here comes trouble

After Prozac Nation comes Bitch, Elizabeth Wurtzel's hymn to bolshy womanhood. Hettie Judah meets a girl who has turned provocation into a lifestyle, not to mention a career

Hell is other smokers

In California, smokers are social outcasts. When Oliver Bennett spent two weeks puffing along with them on doorsteps, he soon found out why

Clinton mulls Lewinsky appeal

WHITE House advisers were yesterday mulling over whether President Bill Clinton should appeal a judge's decision that two of his closest aides must testify in the Monica Lewinsky case. The two, Bruce Lindsey, a long-time friend and legal adviser of Mr Clinton's, and Sidney Blumenthal, a friend of Hillary Clinton and media strategist to the President, had refused to answer questions about conversations with Mr Clinton on the grounds that they were protected by "executive privilege" - the President's need, by virtue of his office, for confidentiality.

Lewinsky case: new setback for Clinton

IN A potentially serious setback for President Clinton, a US judge ruled yesterday that two of his closest aides must give evidence in the Monica Lewinsky investigation.

Key figure in Whitewater affair faces new round of charges four decks here

SUSAN MCDOUGAL, a central figure in the Whitewater affair, was indicted yesterday on three charges relating to her refusal to testify in the case. The indictment was announced almost two years after Mrs McDougal first refused to co-operate with the investigation and four days before the grand jury investigating the complex Arkansas land deal reaches the end of its mandate.

All the president's women

The end of Paula Jones's case leaves Bill Clinton in the clear for the moment. Mary Dejevsky looks back on the saga so far

Whitewater case set to run and run

The prosecutor's investigation could outlast the presidency, reports Mary Dejevsky

Clinton admits Lewinsky relationship

THE White House has admitted for the first time that President Clinton did have a relationship with Monica Lewinsky.

Lewinsky `spent 40 minutes alone with Clinton'

The White House sex scandal took on an ominous new spin yesterday after a former secret service officer claimed he saw Monica Lewinsky, the former intern, spend at least 40 minutes alone with President Clinton in the Oval Office.
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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links