Features

Tech gurus don’t let their kids have smartphones. Here’s why

22 September 2018 9:00 am

More of us are addicted to our smartphones. But the fightback is beginning

Caption: Nike’s new campaign starring American football quarterback Colin Kaepernick strains to be poetic. Photo: Getty

When did advertising become so banal?

22 September 2018 9:00 am

When did advertising become so banal?

How Orbán duped the Brexiteers

22 September 2018 9:00 am

Why are Brexiteers so easily duped by authoritarians in Hungary and Poland?

Jeremy Corbyn’s economic policies might sound daft – but he radiates rebellion. Photo: Getty

Corbyn dares to be different – why don’t other MPs?

22 September 2018 9:00 am

Where are the politicians who dare to be different?

Welcome to the hard centre – and the future of British politics

22 September 2018 9:00 am

Conservatives must return to a one-nation agenda

James Cleverly: the Tories are to blame for Corbyn

22 September 2018 9:00 am

James Cleverly, the Tory deputy chairman, on what went wrong

Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell was just fiction. Here are the facts

22 September 2018 9:00 am

There was more to him than the schemer of Wolf Hall

Pete Conrad, one half of the second Apollo 12 team, on the moon in 1969

Second best: Why runners up are more interesting than those who come first

22 September 2018 9:00 am

Who was the second prime minister? Everyone knows Robert Walpole was the first. Firsts get all the fame and glory.…

The Conservatives are ready for war – with each other

15 September 2018 9:00 am

The divisions within the Tory party are dangerously complex

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Save us from Tiger, the posh Poundland of tat

15 September 2018 9:00 am

Save us from this purveyor of plastic tat

Not so fast Monsieur Pompidou: The Queen in Paris in 1972

Elizabeth, the Eurosceptic queen

15 September 2018 9:00 am

The 1972 state visit to mark our entry into Europe was a tricky affair

Tom Tugendhat: the next Tory leader should be from my generation

15 September 2018 9:00 am

Tom Tugendhat believes it’s time for a new generation

The Republicans are facing a bleak electoral landscape – and Trump is to blame

15 September 2018 9:00 am

The Republicans are facing a bleak electoral landscape, and the President is to blame

In Idlib, the final chapter in Syria’s civil war has begun

15 September 2018 9:00 am

The final chapter in Syria’s civil war

There’s a reason Unst is called the island above all others

15 September 2018 9:00 am

‘I’d like a copy of the Times,’ said the visitor from the south. ‘Yesterday’s or today’s?’ the shopkeeper asked. ‘Today’s,…

Macron vs Salvini: the ideological battle for Europe’s future

8 September 2018 9:00 am

An ideological battle for Europe’s future is under way

What has Pope Francis covered up?

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Francis is now facing the biggest crisis of his pontificate

The myth of the ‘trustworthy’ Scottish accent

8 September 2018 9:00 am

The myth of Britain’s most ‘reliable’ accent

Why becoming an MP can ruin your life

8 September 2018 9:00 am

The Commons encourages MPs to be dysfunctional

Ten years on: the world the crash made

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Ten years on, banks and governments seem to have learned nothing

Did the crash create populism? If only it were that simple

8 September 2018 9:00 am

There’s more to populism than economic discontent

How Nike turned a protest about racial injustice into advertising

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Is Nike’s Colin Kaepernick advert a brilliant marketing move?

Pye Green tower looms over the landscape

Tales of UFOs and mysterious big cats come as standard in Cannock Chase

8 September 2018 9:00 am

Cannock Chase is the long, low range of hills that’s visible to your right as you drive north up the…

The people vs Brexit: a very elite insurgency

1 September 2018 9:00 am

The vote to leave the EU was unequivocal. But still the luvvies won’t accept it

The People’s Vote have one big advantage: their opponents are in disarray

1 September 2018 9:00 am

It may seem odd that a cabal of politicians, celebrities and millionaires can successfully present themselves as a great democratic…