The cult around Fitzgerald’s most overrated work feeds the illusions of upper-crust Americans
A western intervention might never have worked. But it certainly won’t now
Lars Hedegaard, founder of Denmark’s Free Press Society, speaks from a secret location after an attempt on his life
My fellow atheists, it’s time we admitted that religion has some points in its favour
The Jewish state faces an ever-increasing threat from Islamist neighbours
The decline of Alan Bennett
If a US presidential election has the potential to wear down foreign observers, let alone the American public, imagine what…
Since when was Hillary Clinton a film critic?
What has this era of ‘international justice’ done to deter genocide?
Learning poetry by rote is its own reward
Is there any way to stop the infantilisation of Britain?
The tyrant’s birthplace remains a museum – what kind of museum is no longer certain
Richard Holloway, the controversial former Bishop of Edinburgh, on faith, hope and Rowan Williams
The democratic dream is dying in the Middle East. And Britain is in part to blame
Britain must publish the truth about Irish presidential candidate Martin McGuinness – before it’s too late
Why conservatives should welcome gay marriage
Douglas Murray on how a sixth-form scholarship to Eton transformed his prospects
Must all conservatives answer for the actions of a psychopath?
Douglas Murray opens his Diary
What makes this great city so thrilling, says Douglas Murray, also makes it heartstoppingly fragile
The control orders fiasco shows that our political class still isn’t serious about security
When the European Union plans a satellite launch, the bill it sends Britain is out of this world
How I became a Tory pariah
Douglas Murray was reported to the police for repeating a harmless Irish gag. We must recover our sense of humour, he says, if our society is to survive
When the £200 million Saville inquiry is published next week, it will not reveal what happened in Londonderry 38 years ago — and it never could have, says Douglas Murray