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Matteo Salvini takes a selfie with five children who helped to save their classmates during the 20 March Milan bus attack

Matteo Salvini: the man reinventing populist politics

6 April 2019 9:00 am

His methods are daring – and wildly popular

Ireland’s strange decision to join the French commonwealth

6 April 2019 9:00 am

The French Commonwealth has an unlikely new member

Fraser Nelson: The biggest myth is that editors have control over their columnists

6 April 2019 9:00 am

The power of editors is comically overstated. I’m struck by the number of politicians who imagine that there’s a hierarchy:…

Men are playing with fire by having drunken sex

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Rape laws are failing men and women

Preparing to ride up Warren Hill

Newmarket, where the fastest horses in the world thunder past

6 April 2019 9:00 am

Standing on Warren Hill in the morning mist, watching Britain’s finest thoroughbreds thunder past, you realise what makes Newmarket so…

After May: the battle for the soul of the Tories is now on

30 March 2019 9:00 am

What next for the Tories – and for Britain?

Fear, loathing and backstabbing – the battle to replace May has begun

30 March 2019 9:00 am

Half the cabinet want a shot

As an ex-Brexit minister I can tell you – May’s ‘plan’ was built on sand

30 March 2019 9:00 am

The list of Brexit failures is a long one – but the buck stops with No. 10

Victorian lady travellers aren’t feminist role models – they were tyrants

30 March 2019 9:00 am

The early women explorers were anything but feminist

Life imitates art: Volodymyr Zelensky as Vasyl Holoborodko in Servant of the People

In Ukraine’s presidential elections, life is imitating Netflix

30 March 2019 9:00 am

Is the plot of Servant of the People about to come true?

Netflix and kill: the creepy obsession with true crime

30 March 2019 9:00 am

There’s something creepy about the fascination with true crime

We should take a hard look at our reporting of Trump and Russia

30 March 2019 9:00 am

Mueller’s verdict on Trump has stunned the US media

The UK’s great porn firewall experiment

30 March 2019 9:00 am

The new age restriction for online porn could have unintended consequences

A British staple and perfect for crumble

Rhubarb: the most eccentrically British fruit

30 March 2019 9:00 am

The tale of forced Yorkshire rhubarb has the makings of a David Lean film. Frosty Slavic beginnings, wartime devotion, steam…

Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has humiliated Britain

23 March 2019 9:00 am

The Tories’ current humiliation could be as cataclysmic as Labour’s in 1976

Brexiteers and Remainers can’t both be right about Bercow’s ruling

23 March 2019 9:00 am

Most MPs are convinced they will get what they want

Speaker-speak: the maddening rhetoric of John Bercow

23 March 2019 9:00 am

The linguistic antics of John Bercow

When will Britain stop poaching the world’s medics and train our own instead?

23 March 2019 9:00 am

We need to train our own medics, not import them

‘The Islamic State will never die’: their territory is gone but the jihadis are always with us

23 March 2019 9:00 am

Their territory is gone but the jihadis are always with us

We thought New Zealand was safe from extremism. We were wrong

23 March 2019 9:00 am

In a blink, everything has changed and yet nothing has changed. Life goes on. The long, hot days of a…

Why do we love The Archers, when all the characters are loathsome?

23 March 2019 9:00 am

Almost every single character in The Archers is insufferable

A viral hit: how the Christchurch killer weaponised internet culture

23 March 2019 9:00 am

In Christchurch, mass murder became a form of viral marketing

Excellent creatures

The triumphant return of the British beaver

23 March 2019 9:00 am

There is a particularly magical West Country woodland that I know, through which a sunlit stream meanders, braided by a…