Features

Politics is now a digital arms race, and Labour is winning

18 November 2017 9:00 am

Elections are now lost or won on social media – and the Tories have barely logged on

We might not like it, but Donald Trump really is a great global brand

18 November 2017 9:00 am

The Donald has a far wider appeal than left-liberals imagine

Real democracy or a tribal bloodbath? Zimbabwe is on the brink

18 November 2017 9:00 am

The West is gambling that Mugabe’s likely replacement won’t be worse

Jeffrey Archer: Jeremy Corbyn will be PM because the voters are sick of us Tories

18 November 2017 9:00 am

At 77, Jeffrey Archer fears dying with stories still to tell

Don’t delete Kevin Spacey!

18 November 2017 9:00 am

Kevin Spacey is a nasty piece of work but is it right to expunge him from history?

Might an unearthed letter help explain why Prince Charles so fond of Islam?

18 November 2017 9:00 am

It has long been my belief that whereas the quality of gentiles drawn to Judaism is very high (Marilyn Monroe,…

What if the first world war had ended a year earlier?

18 November 2017 9:00 am

What if the first world war had ended a year earlier?

Much fun: Usain Bolt and Wenlock the mascot

Which town directly inspired the revival of the Olympics? Clue: it's not in Greece

18 November 2017 9:00 am

There were two mascots for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. One was called Mandeville, obviously because Stoke Mandeville’s games…

Saudi Arabia has united with Israel against Iran – and a desert storm is brewing

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Saudi Arabia is gearing up for war with Iran

How Britain fell for Saudi Arabia’s reforming Crown Prince

11 November 2017 9:00 am

How Britain fell for the Crown Prince

If China backs Trump on North Korea he won’t like the quid pro quo

11 November 2017 9:00 am

The first election day since Donald Trump was elected president a year ago brought a funereal mood to Washington that…

Sorry for touching your knee Michael Fallon – I exploited you to get ahead

11 November 2017 9:00 am

I took advantage of men to get ahead

The EU must be reformed through sovereignty and democracy. Here’s how I plan to do it

11 November 2017 9:00 am

The EU must be reformed through sovereignty and democracy

Who decided that keeping money in ‘paradise’ is a crime? We should all thank havens

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Who decided that keeping money in ‘paradise’ is a crime?

Forget open-plan kitchens – the traditional dining room is back

11 November 2017 9:00 am

We should revive old-fashioned dining rooms

Police thought I was the Putney Pusher and I had to find an alibi – fast

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Police thought I was the Putney Pusher

Irish chic: the Duchess of Cornwall with Dubarrys

Why does the Duchess of Cambridge wear French wellies when British is best?

11 November 2017 9:00 am

‘Foot – foot – foot – foot – sloggin’ over Africa — / (Boots – boots – boots – boots –…

From chaperones to modesty wear, a sexual reformation is underway

4 November 2017 9:00 am

A new schism is opening up between women and men

The consequence of this new sexual counter-revolution? No sex at all

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Sexual freedom has turned into sexual fear

Special counsel Robert Mueller is closing in on Paul Manafort – and Trump should be worried

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Special counsel Robert Mueller is closing in on Paul Manafort – and Trump

Netanyahu’s triumph means a one-state Israel must soon choose democracy – or apartheid

4 November 2017 9:00 am

There are many reasons political journalists get so many things so badly wrong. One is our tendency to overvalue liberal…

Liberians so love the murderous Charles Taylor they want his ex-wife to rule

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Liberians so love the murderous Charles Taylor they want his ex-wife to rule

Modigliani’s ‘Les deux filles’

Dinner at Modigliani’s

4 November 2017 9:00 am

When you arrive for dinner and your host is massaging a purple cauliflower, you know you’re in for an interesting…

Over-protective parents are making kids miserable – and fat

28 October 2017 9:00 am

We think we are protecting children but we are harming them