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Le bromance: Macron has fallen under Boris’s spell

25 January 2020 9:00 am

Macron has fallen under Boris’s spell

The latest fad: eating your way to better mental health

25 January 2020 9:00 am

The latest fad involves eating your way to better mental health

Ten years on, the Arab Spring has only benefited the Islamists

25 January 2020 9:00 am

Ten years on, the Arab Spring’s legacy is hopelessness and helplessness

Upstream struggle: we are running out of time to save Britain’s salmon

25 January 2020 9:00 am

In a few years’ time, there could be no more wild salmon in Britain

Torture a Tory, make him an MEP? Not any more

25 January 2020 9:00 am

‘Epiphany.’ That was the word that Robert Rowland, soon-to-be-ex-MEP for the Brexit party, used to describe his discovery of the…

Inhuman resources: when did job-hunting become such an ordeal?

25 January 2020 9:00 am

When did job-hunting become such an ordeal?

Will Kent conquer Champagne?

25 January 2020 9:00 am

Driving home through Kent the other day, I was struck by how much the topography has changed. When I was…

Is slimming down the monarchy the only way to save it?

18 January 2020 9:00 am

Is slimming down the monarchy the only way to save it?

Warring Windsors: the real royal conflict is between Charles and his sons

18 January 2020 9:00 am

The real royal conflict is between Charles and his sons

The people’s decade: how will history come to define the 2010s?

18 January 2020 9:00 am

How will history come to define the 2010s?

Can Leo Varadkar defy the odds to win another term as Taoiseach?

18 January 2020 9:00 am

The odds are now against Leo Varadkar winning another term as Taoiseach. Can he defy them?

Cressida Bonas: Everyone seems to have very strong opinions about my wedding

18 January 2020 9:00 am

White House Farm began last week on ITV; a six-part factual drama about the notorious murders. I play Sheila Caffell,…

‘A perfect knight’: Remembering Roger Scruton

18 January 2020 9:00 am

Remembering Roger Scruton

I spent Christmas Day helping the homeless – and I was bored out of my mind

18 January 2020 9:00 am

Helping the homeless on Christmas Day wasn’t quite what I’d hoped for

What is the only London Underground station to share no letters with ‘mackerel’?

18 January 2020 9:00 am

Don’t worry, this isn’t a piece about fishing quotas. It’s about the word ‘mackerel’ itself. Specifically, the fact that St…

Donald Trump has just blown up his goal of isolating Iran

11 January 2020 9:00 am

A blood-red flag was raised over the Jamkaran mosque in the Iranian holy city of Qom last week, one normally…

Is there method – or madness – behind Trump’s actions in Iraq?

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Is Trump fooling himself – or everyone else?

Revealed: Boris’s blueprint for Brexit

11 January 2020 9:00 am

The government’s new freedom of movement

Fight fire with fire: controlled burning could have protected Australia

11 January 2020 9:00 am

‘Protecting’ the environment has left Australia burning

In defence of pocket money

11 January 2020 9:00 am

Children miss out when they don’t receive pocket money

Britain after Brexit: it’s time to decide on our place in the world

11 January 2020 9:00 am

How will post-Brexit Britain find its place in the world?

Ben Schott: I’m Tony Blair’s brother (according to Google)

11 January 2020 9:00 am

The globe (Golden and otherwise) has rightly fallen h-o-h for Olivia Colman who, before The Crown, The Favourite and Peep Show,…

My clash with Cameron

11 January 2020 9:00 am

The true story behind the Lords reform rebellion

The faded charm of the Isle of Wight

11 January 2020 9:00 am

I was worried my first trip to the Isle of Wight might be too late. These days, a holiday island…

Boris’s Britain: How the PM intends to deliver for his new friends in the North

21 December 2019 9:00 am

How the PM intends to deliver for his new friends in the North