Lord Pearson, Ukip’s former leader, on the deal that might have saved the Tories from coalition
History is never far away, even on the Platinum Coast
Anti-terror laws are being used to suck in sensitive data without the traditional protections. It’s journalists now. It could be you next
The Tory papers seem to want their own human rights abolished. The leftist ones cheer when journalists are arrested. Does their civil war matter more to them than their civil liberties?
His latest autobiography is a self-portrait as a wronged genius
These feelgood humanitarian missions suggest that money’s being spent in the wrong place —and that we’re not facing up to failure in the Middle East
The English bull terriers had come flying toward us like calf-high missiles
Rockets, rogue science fiction writers and relics of MH17 in Ukraine’s disputed territory
Phil Ivey, Crockfords of Mayfair, and the dangerous game of edge sorting
Corsica has a complicated history – and some great ice cream
The island’s vital role in the global financial system means the effects of a Tiananmen there would be felt worldwide
New computer programs are challenging even the best asset managers
Dull old smelly shares are often a better deal than ‘new economy’ ones
Brooks Newmark, revenge porn, and a heady brew of hypocrisy and narcissism
While the Commons voted to bomb, we were getting over the razor wire
Ask yourself how you would feel if your child started spouting hate-filled bile against homosexuals, women, Jews — anyone, in fact, who wasn’t a Muslim man
The island and the mainland are drifting further apart. But it may be Hong Kong that represents the true, rebellious spirit of China
I can't look at Hong Kong without thinking about how far the Chinese Communist Party will go – and how little we'll do to stop them
Accept liberal arguments for the convenience of people like me, and you threaten the foundations of the Church
Poetry, civilisation and the critical benefits of facing leukaemia
We’ve let the desert state face both ways on funding extremism
The city of the horse and carriage is gone. But some traces remain...
It's time for the Prime Minister to make up his mind. Will he seize the chance to reshape British politics?
Most of our prominent politicians studied the same subject at Oxford. Is it any wonder we’re so badly governed?
An interview with the former Czech president, possibly the West’s last truly outspoken leader