19 September 2014

Swiss girls just wanna have guns

Rob Lyons reports from Zurich's annual shooting competition – for schoolchildren.

Books 12 September 2014

The war on fat – a big, fat waste of time

Rob Lyons talks to the author of a new book that calls into question the demonisation of fatty foods.

11 September 2014

Independent Scotland will be a skint Scotland

Ignore the fantasists – oil and gas will not provide the basis for a New Jerusalem.

2 September 2014

The obesity panic on life support

Public-health crusaders are becoming ever more desperate.

27 August 2014

The public-health lobby – more dangerous than e‑cigs

The campaign against e-cigarettes is not just illiberal, it's illogical.

Must-reads from the past week

A Travis-ty of justice

A Travis-ty of justice

Self, Orwell and the English language

Self, Orwell and the English language

20 August 2014

Whatever happened to the Eurozone revival?

If we fail to tackle the true cause of the crisis, growth will remain a mirage.

5 August 2014

Raymond Blanc and Ronald McDonald: brothers in arms

Having swapped taste for right-on ingredients, McDonald's has bought into the paternalism of foodies.