Features

Most ‘sex workers’ are modern-day slaves

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Prostitution is rarely, if ever, a choice

Forget Charlottesville – Russia is still the true Trump scandal

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Why has a friendly tabloid exposed a sex scandal in the President’s ranks?

David Jones, aged 12, with his chemistry set and, right, as ‘potty prof’ Daedalus

Remembering my brother Daedalus, the potty prof

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Remembering the man behind Daedalus

Question Al Gore on climate change and he’ll call you a ‘denier’

19 August 2017 9:00 am

I asked Al Gore about his new film and he called me a ‘denier’

To survive, universities need to become elitist once again

19 August 2017 9:00 am

To survive, universities need to become elitist once again

Beyond the pale: China’s cheerful racists

19 August 2017 9:00 am

China’s casual racism is shocking

Originals: Jack Dempsey, left, in his 1919 title fight

Boxer shorts

19 August 2017 9:00 am

Chaps, be honest. Have you achieved nether-region nirvana? Twenty years ago I had reached the summit of underwear style and…

Will Donald Trump’s dangerous war of words with Pyongyang go nuclear?

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Trump’s increasingly dangerous war of words with Pyongyang

Trump hasn’t drained the swamp – he’s put the military in charge of it

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Trump hasn’t ‘drained the swamp’ – he’s put the military in charge of it

Don’t forget the Yazidis: To avoid the next genocide, remember the last

12 August 2017 9:00 am

To avoid the next genocide, we must remember the last

Inspiration, procrastination and the importance of pens: how writers write

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Authors on inspiration, procrastination and the importance of pens

Let’s hear it for the joy of sex

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Stop confusing chastity with decency

Silicon Valley’s wealthy elite have made social inequality worse

12 August 2017 9:00 am

California’s tech elite have made social inequality worse

‘Dinant’, by J.M.W. Turner, 1839

Watercolour

12 August 2017 9:00 am

Like many artistically inclined children, I was given a set of Daler Rowney watercolours for my birthday one year. My…

Riot chic: how violent protest became fashionable

5 August 2017 9:00 am

The middle-class takeover of violent street protest

You’re fired! Donald Trump’s theatrics vs political reality

5 August 2017 9:00 am

Trump’s theatrics vs political reality

Girl power: give women’s sport the credit it deserves

5 August 2017 9:00 am

England won the cricket World Cup for the fourth time. Huzzah! England reached the semi-finals of the European football championship.…

Electric cars won’t get us very far. Because they can’t

5 August 2017 9:00 am

Electric cars won’t get us very far

Let’s put down the cameraphones and start living

5 August 2017 9:00 am

It’s time to put down the cameras and start living

Why don’t we learn – wars can’t be won without trained troops

5 August 2017 9:00 am

Wars cannot be won without trained troops

Ukip’s interim leader on Nigel Farage, Brexit and his party’s death spiral

5 August 2017 9:00 am

The interim leader on Farage, Brexit and his party’s death spiral

The Surrey hills

5 August 2017 9:00 am

I live in the oldest village in England. How come? Well, in a field below the big house, there is…

Is Macron’s vanity presidency already falling apart?

29 July 2017 9:00 am

The French president’s embarrassing attempts to reinvent himself as the new Tony Blair

If Donald Trump is a Russian stooge, why is he sabre-rattling against Putin in Ukraine?

29 July 2017 9:00 am

Why is America’s President arming Russia’s opposition in Ukraine?

Confessions of a gay Tory

29 July 2017 9:00 am

How I came out as gay – and Tory