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.

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.