Unholy terror

Anna Lanyon likens the writing of her new work of history, Fire and Song, to a long journey.

Sunday, 17 April, 2011, 12:00am


David Boyle is a journalist and a senior associate at the London-based think-tank, the New Economics Foundation, where he specialised in developing new kinds of money. Apart from The Tyranny Of Numbers (HarperCollins), he has also written Funny Money: In Search Of Alternative Cash.

Describe The Tyranny Of Numbers.

9 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

IRA plot to blow up Parliament

AN IRA plot to blow up the British Parliament - using a barge packed with explosives and moored in the Thames - has been scuppered by British intelligence, according to reports in London last night.

11 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Star-filled armada

IF WE are going to have to endure another week of war films there is probably none better than The Longest Day (World, 9.30pm), which is extraordinarily noisy, violent, ambitious, star-studded and long. John Wayne picked up US$250,000 for his four days' work on the movie. Presuming he drawls 300 lines, that's more than US$800 a drawl.

21 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Why the members of the tribunal should show their faces

I READ your editorial regarding the Obscene Articles Tribunal with great interest (South China Morning Post, August 2). Any time a body can wield such omnipotent power in absolute anonymity and impunity in the guise of protecting the public's morality it is a very dangerous thing.

15 Aug 1995 - 12:00am