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Pericles for PM: Boris should forget Augustus and stay focused on his hero

14 September 2019 9:00 am

Boris Johnson should stick to his hero rather than modelling himself on emperor Augustus

Katharine Gun: the spy who tried to stop the Iraq war

14 September 2019 9:00 am

How Katharine Gun tried to stop the Iraq war

For the first time since 1171, Ireland has more power than England

14 September 2019 9:00 am

Watching Boris Johnson in Dublin, where he came to ask Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to get him out of a hole,…

American universities are fuelled by amphetamines – so I tried them

14 September 2019 9:00 am

US universities are fuelled by amphetamines

Inside the unassuming house where the Brontës’ creativity thrived

14 September 2019 9:00 am

‘Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain and little, I am soulless and heartless?’ Jane Eyre asks Mr…

Boris Johnson could be about to lose everything – or redefine British politics

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Will Boris Johnson’s decision to seek a snap election pay off?

Brexit has its risks. But staying in the EU is now unthinkable

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Britain must leave the EU now, for the sake of all we hold dear

The Queen can handle coups – she’s been on the receiving end of one

7 September 2019 9:00 am

The Queen knows more about genuine coups than anyone

Gatekeeper anxiety: a new disease for our times

7 September 2019 9:00 am

A general election looms, the outcome could go almost any way and those who normally offer themselves as experts are…

Revealed: the press regulator’s leaked guidelines on Islamophobia

7 September 2019 9:00 am

The press regulator’s leaked guidelines on Islamophobia mark a sinister shift

The press regulator must not turn into a religious thought police

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Regressive demands on the media only hurt minorities

In defence of trophy hunting

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Celebrity outrage over trophy hunting is missing the point

Moving to the country for a better life was a huge mistake

7 September 2019 9:00 am

Moving to the country was a huge mistake

Algeria reminds us that the current of colonisation doesn’t always run just one way

7 September 2019 9:00 am

As you glide in to land at the airport outside Algiers, the landscape resembles that of Tuscany: a coastal plain…

The unparalleled entertainment – and heartbreaking reality – of watching a court hearing

7 September 2019 9:00 am

‘Barristers’ speeches vanish quicker than Chinese dinners, and even the greatest victory in court rarely survives longer than the next…

The treatment of EU nationals will be a litmus test of Boris Johnson's Brexit

31 August 2019 9:00 am

Boris’s government is sending the wrong signals over Brexit

Germany’s military has become a complete joke

31 August 2019 9:00 am

It is not hard to think of times when German military weakness would have been lauded as good news across…

What does Totnes think of Sarah Wollaston, its defecting MP?

31 August 2019 9:00 am

And what do the people of Totnes think of their defecting MP?

‘Bob Dylan? He’s like Confucius’: Cerys Matthews interviewed

31 August 2019 9:00 am

The former pop star on her BBC show, her musical hero and life after Catatonia

The most dangerous thing about the Amazon fires is the apocalyptic rhetoric

31 August 2019 9:00 am

Moralising on social media from footballers, actors and politicians is doing harm

What I’ve learned from five months sleeping on the streets

31 August 2019 9:00 am

We are encouraging rough sleeping instead of fixing it

A bridge to the past: Tintagel’s complex history

31 August 2019 9:00 am

Halfway across the brand new bridge that links the two halves of Tintagel Castle, there’s a gap where you can…

By royal disappointment: Meghan and Harry’s behaviour is undermining the monarchy

24 August 2019 9:00 am

The younger generation’s behaviour is undermining the Crown

The royal family at this year’s Trooping the Colour (Getty)

We need the monarchy more than ever

24 August 2019 9:00 am

We need the monarchy more than ever

How woke is your home?

24 August 2019 9:00 am

Would your living room pass the cultural-appropriation test?