As I left Lord’s at around 3 o’clock in the afternoon to go to The Lion King European premiere I…
In praise of bedsits
The late Frank Johnson — former editor of The Spectator — had a thing about London City Airport. ‘I never…
The Labour leader may about to be floored
Seeing a GP by app may not help the patient – or the NHS
Where were politicians when journalists needed them?
He’s holding firm on the backstop – but at what cost to Ireland?
Why are there so few Polish people on British TV?
Dangly earrings, hugs and controversy: get ready for the Bishop of Dover
Our brains are wired to love a close contest
The confusion is understandable. You arrive at Anne Hathaway’s Cottage in Stratford-upon-Avon, keen to experience the quintessential cottage garden —…
Can Boris Johnson forge a brand-new transatlantic alliance?
Those who’ve fought against Isis aren’t welcomed home
Anglo-Saxons deserve reparations for the Conquest
Ann Widdecombe, Brexit party MEP, plans her return to Westminster
It needn’t be as bad as people say
The fat Tory MPs of yesteryear have been replaced by fitness freaks
The first one was too straight. In the absence of a speed limit, early motorists on the M1 used the…
How long can it last?
Every prime minister is a sociologist. Theresa May drew a distinction between citizens of somewhere and ‘citizens of nowhere’, a…
People are too obsessed with being part of a couple
What Sir Ivan Rogers has got wrong on Brexit
China’s new surveillance technology goes far beyond Big Brother
Northern Italians often speak of Sicily as a Saracenic darkness — the place where Europe ends. The Arabic influence remains…
Is there any invention as ancient and as fundamental as soap? Traced to Babylonian civilisation around 2,800 bc (handy for…