20 APRIL 1939, page 6

The Italian Press Has On The Whole Exceeded The German

in the petulant anger of its comments on President Roose- velt's message, and the lowest depths of foulness were sounded by the newspaper Tevere on Tuesday, when it was thought......

One Of Mr. Roosevelt's Speeches Of The Last Few Days

seems to have gone completely unrecorded in the British Press. That perhaps is not surprising, as it had little bearing on current politics, and was delivered on the same......

My Paragraph Last Week On News Letters In General Brings

a note from one of the editors of The Fleet Street Letter, giving reasons why The Fleet Street Letter should be con- sidered a particularly good Letter. I have no doubt it......

A Spectator's Notebook

I CANNOT help sharing the uneasiness which some people have expressed, and more have felt, that the ' Repulse ' should be occupied in carrying the King and Queen to Canada at a......

Lord Perth's Retirement Next Week May Raise One Rather Acute

diplomatic problem. Whenever a new Ambassador to Italy is appointed the question of recognising Italy's various illicit acquisitions is involved. France left her Embassy at Rome......

Nearly Three-quarters Of The Adults In This Country, I Read,

favour the establishment of free birth-control clinics for married people. But it is not true, I believe, that the late Dr. Malthus is being made Honorary Ex-President of the......

Discussion On The Next British Ambassador At Washington...

view of Sir Ronald Lindsay's impending retire- ment. A professional diplomatist, such as Sir Miles Lamp- son, may, of course, be appointed, but there is an immense advantage in......

Two Birthdays

P ROVIDENCE was in an ironical mood when, fifty years ago this week, it was ordained that Charles Chaplin and Adolf Hitler should make their entry into the world within four......