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The rise – and disastrous fall – of the kibbutz

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Socialism is incompatible with human nature

'For the Jenni, not the few': the anti-Boris attack line Labour missed

30 November 2019 9:00 am

If the age of deference were still with us, the mortuary tag has now been tied to its toe following…

‘My wife sends me sleep bubbles’: The extraordinary world of Pete Townshend

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Why Pete Townshend swears by his wife’s psychic powers

The big burly blokes who make infinitely precise pointe shoes by hand

30 November 2019 9:00 am

Pauline, Petrova or Posy? Which Fossil sister are you? Or, rather, which Fossil sister did you hope to be when…

Remain’s last stand: the collapse of the anti-Brexit campaign

23 November 2019 9:00 am

Unless those opposed to Brexit can unite, their cause is lost

How a PR guru hijacked the People’s Vote campaign

23 November 2019 9:00 am

How a PR guru hijacked the People’s Vote campaign

Hare coursing gangs are terrorising the countryside

23 November 2019 9:00 am

The violent world of illegal hare coursing

Venice needs Venexit

23 November 2019 9:00 am

Can independence save Venice?

Iceland’s melting glaciers are nothing to panic about

23 November 2019 9:00 am

Iceland’s melting glaciers are nothing to panic about

‘Instapoetry’ may be popular, but most of it is terrible

23 November 2019 9:00 am

How did terrible ‘Instapoets’ become so popular?

Starling murmurations are a display more dazzling than fireworks

23 November 2019 9:00 am

It’s late afternoon in the car park of Workington Asda. A little crowd is gathering in one corner, most of…

Can Nigel Farage take the Tories to victory?

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Can Nigel Farage help Boris win Labour Leave seats?

The five groups of voters the Tories are targeting

16 November 2019 9:00 am

The Tory handbook’s list of voters they need to target

Trevor Rene’s battle to stay in Britain

16 November 2019 9:00 am

After six years in the armed forces, why must Trevor Rene fight to work in Britain?

Exclusive: Dominic Cummings’s secret links to Russia

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Are you suffering from Russia Derangement Syndrome?

Now is the time for the Tories to be borrowing more

16 November 2019 9:00 am

It’s not irresponsible for the government to borrow more. Here’s why

Be more carthorse: why we would all benefit from a little self-loathing

16 November 2019 9:00 am

The insidious side of online praise

OK zoomer, is that really the best you’ve got?

16 November 2019 9:00 am

An inarticulate generation is trying to find its voice

The joy of rummaging through Gladstone’s annotated books

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Gladstone’s Library began as that most English of things: a great man’s visionary idea. William Gladstone, at the age of…

The mesmerising mediocrity of Trump’s opponents

9 November 2019 9:00 am

His opponents are rubbish

Riot police descend on a market during a protest in the Wan Chai district of Hong Kong last Saturday

Brave front: The pro-democracy guerrilla fighters taking on Hong Kong’s riot police

9 November 2019 9:00 am

The pro-democracy guerrilla fighters taking on Hong Kong’s riot police

Hero or double agent? An encounter with Lech Walesa

9 November 2019 9:00 am

An encounter with Lech Walesa, the hero of the Solidarity movement

‘Utterly betrayed’: Britain’s Jews are now politically homeless

9 November 2019 9:00 am

British Jews are now politically homeless

Franco’s exhumation could help decide the Spanish election

9 November 2019 9:00 am

I was no sooner in Madrid than General Franco was exhumed from his mausoleum not far from El Escorial. An…

George Eliot was much more radical than we give her credit for

9 November 2019 9:00 am

200 years on, it’s clear how radical George Eliot really was