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Queen Victoria and the slave’s daughter

15 July 2017 9:00 am

When Martha Ann Ricks was 76 she travelled from her home in Liberia to London to meet Queen Victoria. The…

Who will protect Nigeria’s northern Christians?

4 February 2017 9:00 am

Every week, there are more massacres of Nigeria’s Christians – so why is nobody interested?

Portrait of the week

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, outlined four changes he sought in Britain’s membership of the EU. He wanted to…

Portrait of the week

29 October 2015 9:00 am

Home After it was twice defeated in the Lords on its plans to reduce working tax credits, the government announced…

Portrait of the week

25 July 2015 9:00 am

Home Parents would be able to have their children’s passports removed if they were suspected of planning to travel abroad…

Portrait of the week

11 July 2015 9:00 am

Home In his Budget, George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, slowed the planned rate of bringing in £12 billion…

Portrait of the week

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Home A Bill to enable a referendum on whether voters wanted Britain to ‘remain’ in the European Union figured in…

Portrait of the week

6 December 2014 9:00 am

Home The government spent days announcing how the Autumn Statement would allocate funds. ‘Frontline’ parts of the National Health Service…

Portrait of the week

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Home Fiona Woolf, the Lord Mayor of London, resigned as the head of an inquiry into historical child sex abuse…

Portrait of the week

25 October 2014 9:00 am

Home A hundred firemen could not prevent wooden cooling towers at Didcot B gas-fuelled power station in Oxfordshire from burning…

The lesson of the young men fighting for Isis: evil is in all of us

6 September 2014 9:00 am

I had an interesting discussion with my friend Aidan Hartley earlier this week about whether the young men fighting for…

Portrait of the week

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Home Demand for housing posed ‘the biggest risk to financial stability’ according to Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank…

David Cameron's plot to keep us in the EU (it's working)

24 May 2014 9:00 am

I write this before the results of the European elections, making the not very original guess that Ukip will do…

Why does Britain's fight for religious freedom stop at Dover?

17 May 2014 9:00 am

‘We don’t do God,’ was Alastair Campbell’s put-down when his charge, Tony Blair, was tempted to raise the issue of…

Portrait of the week

17 May 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, said on television that he was ‘bullish’ about negotiating change for Britain in the…

The war on Christians

5 October 2013 9:00 am

It’s time the world paid more attention to assaults against Christians