Sunday, 4 May 2008
Leading article: The Prime Minister must show us who he really isMonday, 5 May 2008
The Sunday version of Mr Brown was in ruminative mood, as well he might have been, given the size of Labour's losses. But his briefing notes had clearly instructed him to accentuate the positive. "Of course, we can recover," he told the BBC's Andrew ...
Leading article: Cameron's green shoots are at riskSunday, 4 May 2008
The truth is that the old pro was covering up for his failure to hold an election in the autumn of the previous year, which he might well have won. Sometimes, after the event, elections can be seen as important turning points in the story of the nati...
Leading article: An outside chance worth takingMonday, 5 May 2008
But these figures present the MDC with a conundrum. If they reject them out of hand as a travesty – as they must be inclined to do – and decide to boycott a run-off, they leave the field clear for Mr Mugabe to cruise into a new term as president. If,...
Tim Lott: My LSD trip down memory laneSunday, 4 May 2008
Hofmann changed the way a whole generation looked at the world. This is the sort of statement that is customarily made about thinkers and scientists of the stature of, say, Marx or Einstein. But it is more directly and vividly true of Hofmann than an...
Melanie McDonagh: A darkness where only the human spirit can surviveSunday, 4 May 2008
Josef Fritzl, 73, the grandfather-father of Elisabeth's seven children, was a parody of patriarchy. His was the final perversion of the patria potestas, the old Roman idea that the father of the household has power of life and death over its members....
Michael Williams: Readers' editorSunday, 4 May 2008
"Just what is a 'fine toothcomb', Dom?" asks Mr Wademan. "A dental implement for tidy teeth, perhaps? Or do you mean a 'fine-tooth comb'? A comb with fine teeth used for detailed examination – of the hair, usually. For nits. Need I say more?" You sou...
Matthew Bell: He's the boss. It's what he does bestSunday, 4 May 2008
Boris was the first person to give me a job, in 2002. It was at The Spectator, which Ken Livingstone liked to point out was the only thing Boris has ever run. Boris left The Daily Telegraph to take over its small yet influential magazine. It was a tr...
Matthew Bell: The IoS diarySunday, 4 May 2008
The story was broken by BBC London's political editor Tim Donovan, who claims to have got it entirely independently from Hosken. He insists he had been working on it for several months, and that it was a coincidence that he happened to reveal it only...
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