In a Swedish log cabin, I grasped the core truth about New Labour
On gay adoption, I long for true compromise. I fear the Catholic Church wants a fight
In San Pedro, I learned that the name Pinochet could stop a conversation
Why should the Queen endorse the unions’ decision to choose a new Labour PM mid-term?
I do not believe last week’s Spectator poll. It’s not what people think
First and most importantly, Hugh Thomson is a good thing. It takes a rare combination of scholarly focus and Boys’…
Most of us know what it is to finish a task undertaken for the first time
So there I was last Monday at 12.20, standing outside All Saints Church in Elton, in the Peak District of Derbyshire where I live, with a small suitcase, on my way to London.
If Jesus did not exist, the Church would not invent him
Don’t mock the Prince’s ‘black spider’: it could save the albatross
Why not share Anglican churches among Catholics, Muslims — and Anglicans?
Cameron’s vision is a thing of beauty — but will it be destroyed by cries of ‘Tory cuts’?
Oaten may have taken a ‘stupid’ risk, but that doesn’t mean he’s stupid
Should I have urged my rich friend to try to pay a ransom for poor Margaret Hassan?
The riots may be just what the French economy needs
Blair talks of ‘breakthrough’ and ‘reform’ — but what if this is as good as Britain gets?
Why not let the MPs choose their man, then give ordinary Tories the right of veto?
The gentleness and courage of my friend Peter Campbell
Rob Tony Blair of the reputation for winning and you have robbed him of everything
After ‘Faith’, why not a BBC docudrama on Tony Blair as an untrustworthy airhead?
Aids isn’t prejudiced —- nor are the British people
There’s no smoking gun in this case. It’s just one damn thing after another
A hung parliament looks a lot more likely than most media experts allow
Ukip is mad, bad and nasty, and intends real harm
What was so amazing about the invasion of the Commons? Nothing