Features

The new Conservatism begins today

14 December 2019 9:00 am

The shifting character of our political parties

All the world’s a stage: this election has echoes of Shakespeare and Dickens

14 December 2019 9:00 am

This election has echoes of Shakespeare and Dickens

Finland is rebooting its politics – and its new centrism is defined by youth

14 December 2019 9:00 am

The election of Sanna Marin shows how Finland’s political landscape is changing

The chilling stories from inside China’s Muslim internment camps

14 December 2019 9:00 am

An undercover report on China’s Muslim internment camps

Trans activists are making life harder for trans people

14 December 2019 9:00 am

As a trans woman I find the ‘non-binary’ crusade frightening

A river of lost souls: the extraordinary secrets of the Thames

14 December 2019 9:00 am

It’s extraordinary what you find on the banks of the Thames

Is St Edmund’s body buried beneath a Suffolk tennis court?

14 December 2019 9:00 am

Here in St Edmundsbury cathedral, a bunch of clerics and local bigwigs are preparing for a most unusual anniversary. Throughout…

Uzbekistan: where east meets west and past meets present

14 December 2019 9:00 am

East meets west in this breathtakingly beautiful country – but you’d better go now, says Lesley Downer

The island where monkeys steal from your minibar

14 December 2019 9:00 am

There’s luxury to be found on this wild island – if you know where to look, says Jeff Mills

Tsar quality: the charm of Tbilisi

14 December 2019 9:00 am

William Cook is fascinated by Georgia’s charming capital

Why Tuscany always beats Provence for me

14 December 2019 9:00 am

Mark Palmer finds a blissful bolthole (and the best drink in the world) in Tuscany

Nightmare on Downing Street: what could happen on Friday 13th?

7 December 2019 9:00 am

It could really happen: Jeremy Corbyn could become PM

What the Tories don’t understand about Corbyn voters

7 December 2019 9:00 am

What the Tories don’t understand about Corbyn’s voters

‘Corbyn is led by ideology, I’m led by economics’: Sajid Javid’s spending plan

7 December 2019 9:00 am

Sajid Javid on a new economic plan for a new era

Viral videos, not leaders’ debates, could decide this election

7 December 2019 9:00 am

The real election battleground is one you can’t see

‘You either are panto, or you aren’t’: Christopher Biggins on his favourite time of year

7 December 2019 9:00 am

Why Christopher Biggins is still the grand dame of pantomime

This election will change Britain – and Europe – for good

7 December 2019 9:00 am

This election will change Britain – and Europe – for good

Our tree-planting obsession may do more harm than good

7 December 2019 9:00 am

Planting won’t solve climate change

The unwritten rules of sending Christmas cards

7 December 2019 9:00 am

No one sends Christmas cards any more. Except that I do, and you might, and a few other people do…

‘Austerity was not the way forward’: An interview with Boris Johnson

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Boris Johnson on his plans for a new style of conservatism

Allegations of anti-Semitism are damaging to Labour, but not toxic

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Anti-Semitism accusations are damaging, but not toxic

Wisdom of the ages: we must keep listening to the elderly

30 November 2019 9:00 am

There are wonderful encounters to be had with them

Trump’s visit couldn’t come at a worse time – for Boris and for Nato

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Donald Trump’s visit couldn’t come at a worse time

The rise – and disastrous fall – of the kibbutz

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Socialism is incompatible with human nature