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The alliance between America and Saudi Arabia is over

28 September 2019 9:00 am

America’s alliance with Saudi is over

We have the French Revolution to thank for Ordnance Survey maps

28 September 2019 9:00 am

You could say it started because of the French. The turmoil caused by their revolution got the British military worried…

Judgment day: the danger of courts taking over politics

21 September 2019 9:00 am

Over-mighty courts are bad for democracy

How to stop drones

21 September 2019 9:00 am

The Saudi oilfield attack is a portent of things to come

I’m sorry because I failed: An interview with David Cameron

21 September 2019 9:00 am

David Cameron on the referendum, failure and the physics of politics

I was a Remainer – but I now want no deal

21 September 2019 9:00 am

I was a Remainer, but no deal is the only option left

How to live life like a drunk

21 September 2019 9:00 am

Lessons we can all take from Alcoholics Anonymous

As Greta and Malala show, the children know best

21 September 2019 9:00 am

They are changing things for the better

My puppy-training advice for Boris Johnson

21 September 2019 9:00 am

President Harry Truman once observed: ‘If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.’ Boris Johnson, as Prime Minister…

The rebel alliance has taken control of parliament – and Brexit. What happens next?

14 September 2019 9:00 am

What will this unlikely coalition do next?

Boris has more in common with Corbyn than he thinks

14 September 2019 9:00 am

Johnson has more in common with Corbyn than he thinks

Why is everyone on Facebook so paranoid about their privacy?

14 September 2019 9:00 am

Why is everyone so paranoid about online privacy?

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