spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on the new Sexual Offences Act.
What the torture snaps from Iraq reveal about the coalition.
IT companies do battle with bulk email.
Our understanding of pain has improved dramatically - so why are we no better at alleviating it?
A Canadian politician claimed that work worries made him steal a $50,000 ring - and everybody bought it.
While acts of international terrorism are on the decline, fantasy terrorism is booming in the West.
What goes on in the pages of the Daily Mirror is deemed far more important than what goes on behind the closed doors of detention centres.
Anthony Sampson, long-time dissector of Britain’s political anatomy, has trouble working out where the head is these days.
An Englishwoman in Washington on why, despite a lack of serious political opposition, the Bushies can’t do right for doing wrong.
The fall of Leeds United was down to bad management, not over-ambition.
A grotesque morality tale masquerading as a teenage musical? Whatever.
Promoters of Ireland's official anti-drinking campaign aren't thinking straight.
The new book Why is Construction so Backward? puts the case for bigger, better housing.
Why New Labour is dressing Michael Howard up as Thatcher-in-drag.
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on parenting policy and 'infant determinism'.
The chant laureate is shit, and he knows he is.
Are murderers made in trailer parks?
The new EU members have fallen under the dead hand of bureaucracy.
The Abu Ghraib torture scandal was pushed into the media by disgruntled military men, not campaigning journalists.
The response to a new film about hooligans suggests that while the soccerati might like football, they don’t like its fans.
Misogynists and feminists are both using double standards to judge her.
We are in danger of descending into a world of anything-goes journalism.
From radical campaigning to blockading Italian docks in the name of EU agricultural legislation.
In a new photography exhibition, the remnants of the Troubles remain stuck between past and present.
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on why football is not a role model for real life.
The government has postponed its big idea for constitutional reform - because it can't find the right building to put it in.
The Day After Tomorrow confuses fact with fiction. That's fine for Hollywood. But why are scientists going along with the story?
The 14-year-old's 'secret' abortion shows that professionals now see Mum and Dad as the problem.
Fears of a personal debt crisis look more inflated than interest rates.
How eternal misfit Morrissey became a man of our times.
While the state spies on families to 'see what services they need', parents who ask for help are ignored.
Additions to the Saatchi Gallery suggest that there's life in young British art yet.
Why does President Bush think a constitutional ban on gay marriage will solve his domestic problems?
And if so, so what?
Why are TV shows about buying, building or bettering our homes dominating the schedules?
Behind the shock results of India's elections.
spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on the scare tactics of the health promotion industry.
Francis Wheen talks to Brendan O'Neill about creationism, McDonald's and the new anti-Enlightenment.
If people don't want children, a government grant is unlikely to change their mind.
European leaders are making the most of America's crisis over Iraq.
Two new books attempt to rethink intellectual property for the information age.
State-sponsored chatrooms don't increase public access to culture.
The owner of a new tweed jacket revisits Veblen's Theory of the Leisure Class.
Report on the spiked-seminar.
A new book suggests that the panic about obesity has been super-sized.
Bush and Blair are 'transferring sovereignty' to shirk responsibility for the consequences of their actions.
History documentaries get personal.
Those pictures of US soldiers abusing Iraqis are snapshots of our degenerate culture at home.
Only a loser would abolish draws.
What were so many contemporary artworks doing in a warehouse in Leyton?