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How Republicans became the anti-Islam party

1 November 2019 12:37 pm

Ilhan Omar will come up a lot in the 2020 US election. She’s part of the ‘Democratic Squad’ of congresswomen…

The terrifying reaction to a panel debate on Islamophobia

28 October 2019 2:25 pm

Have you ever wondered why so few moderate Muslim voices are heard in the public debate? I used to, until…

Boris Johnson's Brexit deal has changed everything

26 October 2019 9:00 am

Now all the Tories need is an election

Caroline Flint: why I'm backing this Brexit deal

26 October 2019 9:00 am

An interview with Labour's unlikely Brexit renegade

A Halloween short story: by The Woman in Black’s Susan Hill

26 October 2019 9:00 am

The chilling case of the two lost phones and the squashed car

An ‘I’ for a ‘my’: why we’re terrified of getting our grammar wrong

26 October 2019 9:00 am

Sometimes it’s not wrong to be wrong

Bomb attacks are now a normal part of Swedish life

26 October 2019 9:00 am

Why are there so many bomb attacks in Sweden?

Joan Collins: why I love London taxi drivers

26 October 2019 9:00 am

Percy and I have seen quite a few movies recently and enjoyed many of them, which is rare. But the…

The Grand Union Canal, a serene sanctuary amid the urban sprawl

26 October 2019 9:00 am

It was a Saturday afternoon in September, the end of summer, and I was feeling sorry for myself. I’d gone…

The Canadian election is turning into a comedy of cringe

19 October 2019 9:00 am

Is this the worst Canadian election ever?

Kurdish politician Hervin Khalaf, who was apparently pulled from her car and executed last week by Turkish-backed paramilitaries [Photo: Getty]

Pax Russica: as Trump abandons Syria’s Kurds, Russia is ready to expand its empire

19 October 2019 9:00 am

As Trump abandons Syria’s Kurds, Putin steps in

It’s down to the wire – and Boris only has one chance to survive

19 October 2019 9:00 am

What is Boris’s chance of survival?

Tat Britain: Museum gift shops are naff – but necessary

19 October 2019 9:00 am

Museum gift shops are naff – but necessary

Parents and children demonstrate against the No Outsiders programme at Parkfield School in Birmingham in March [Photo: Getty]

Should Muslim parents be allowed to challenge LGBT lessons?

19 October 2019 9:00 am

Should Muslim parents be allowed to challenge LGBT lessons?

It’s not just hooligans – hipsters also love a football shirt

19 October 2019 9:00 am

When I was young, from about the age of nine to 13, I went through what my parents recall with…

The Brexit blame game

12 October 2019 9:00 am

There’s no deal – so what now?

The commercialisation of shooting may kill the whole sport

12 October 2019 9:00 am

The commercialisation of shooting has got out of hand

Germany’s ailing economy can’t afford a no-deal Brexit

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Germany’s ailing economy can’t afford a no-deal Brexit

Could this self-made billionaire become France’s first Muslim president?

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Could this Syrian exile become France’s first Muslim president?

The cult of youth damages everyone

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Adults must stop deifying young people

To solve Britain’s social care crisis, follow the Dutch example

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Lessons from the Netherlands for Britain’s social care crisis

The lessons I learned at my Oxford gaudy

12 October 2019 9:00 am

I went to a gaudy last weekend. Several British universities now host these splendid events; mine was at Worcester College,…

The death of civilised debate

5 October 2019 9:00 am

The death of civilised debate

For political discourse to survive, we must be more honest about language

5 October 2019 9:00 am

So don’t pretend otherwise