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The Tories aren’t too white – they’re too blue

7 October 2017 9:00 am

The Tories aren’t too white. They’re too blue

Madrid’s violent tactics will only push Catalans towards independence

7 October 2017 9:00 am

Madrid’s violent tactics will only push Catalans towards independence

Why Pakistan needs Imran Khan

7 October 2017 9:00 am

The former cricketer could well be Pakistan’s next leader

How Putin came to rule the Middle East

7 October 2017 9:00 am

Russia has pulled off a diplomatic coup and emerged with superpower status in the Middle East

The curious rise of undeserved life sentences

7 October 2017 9:00 am

3,000 prisoners are still trapped in open-ended IPP jail terms

The joys of testing yourself in a pub quiz

7 October 2017 9:00 am

The joy of testing yourself in a pub quiz

Artisan gins leave me in low spirits

7 October 2017 9:00 am

Spare me the hype over craft gins

Hidden den: Gerry’s Club on Dean Street

Step into Soho’s hidden drinking clubs, portals into another world

7 October 2017 9:00 am

When someone says ‘Let’s go for a drink at my club’, what do you imagine? A grand St James’s establishment…

The Tories are giving Jeremy Corbyn a clear run at No 10

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Paralysed by Brexit divisions, the Tories risk handing Britain to the hard left

The first 100 days of Corbyn

30 September 2017 9:00 am

What would happen with Corbyn at the helm

Shinzo Abe has called a snap election – and the rise of Japan's female version of Corbyn might explain why

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Is his rival Yuriko Koike behind the Japanese PM’s decision to call a snap election?

The lady’s not for quitting: Damian Green on Theresa May

30 September 2017 9:00 am

May’s right-hand man Damian Green on her survival plan

Not refugees, not children

30 September 2017 9:00 am

It’s time to fix our broken asylum system

Armando Iannucci’s Notebook: no, my film about Stalin is not about Trump

30 September 2017 9:00 am

I’m currently dwelling on past times. I have a film coming out based on the crazy events that took place…

Life in the e-lane: welcome to our brave new automated world

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Why do I have to do everything myself?

The Old Town seen from the Charles Bridge

Notes on Prague, city of beer, music, and art-nouveau wonders

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Prague. Prague. It helps to say the name at least twice as a countermeasure to the ridiculous ease of modern…

This new Tory Brexit battle will be the bloodiest of all

23 September 2017 9:00 am

The Tories’ latest titanic battle over Europe

The European Court of Justice’s thirst for ever more power

23 September 2017 9:00 am

The ECJ’s quest for ever-more power

Befriending Laura Pidcock: an interview with a Labour firebrand

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Labour MP Laura Pidcock isn’t half as fierce as she seems

Can Mikheil Saakashvili, the great reformer, transform Ukraine?

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Georgia’s former president may be a reckless narcissist, but he could change everything

Henry Blofeld: Why I'm enjoying my long goodbye

23 September 2017 9:00 am

This retiring is a hectic business. When I said in June that it was going to be my last year…

When the facts came out, the killing of a Polish man had nothing to do with anti-immigrant feeling

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Beware of jumping to conclusions about Brexit-induced violence

School of thought: the site of the first college in Bishopsgate

Gresham College, the original school of thought

23 September 2017 9:00 am

How many people need to gather together before it becomes more likely than not that at least two of them…

Theresa May’s phoney race war is dangerous and divisive

16 September 2017 9:00 am

Her cynical attack on institutional racism is dangerous and divisive

Everyone’s a decision breaker – why can’t we make up our minds?

16 September 2017 9:00 am

Why can no one make up their minds about anything?