Divorce

Why is Tim Parks so obsessed with adultery?

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Tim Parks is a writer of some very fine books indeed, which makes it even more of a shame that…

The plot against the Pope

11 March 2017 9:00 am

It is no secret in Rome that several cardinals want Francis to step down

Is Jonathan Safran Foer having a midlife crisis?

10 September 2016 9:00 am

For Jonathan Safran Foer fans and sceptics alike, Here I Am comes as a wonderful gift, a truly painful, honest…

Dear Mary: Every summer I go abroad when what I want is to stay in England

30 July 2016 9:00 am

Q. Every summer, just when England is at its loveliest, we have to pack everything up and make a stressy…

The beginning of the end for Pope Francis

16 April 2016 9:00 am

What the Pope didn’t just say about divorce

Why the leap-year proposal is a nonsense

27 February 2016 9:00 am

It’s nonsense that women should be given one day in every four years to propose marriage

Pope vs church - the anatomy of a Catholic civil war

7 November 2015 9:00 am

Francis’s haphazard reforms risk sparking a Catholic civil war

The Seagull needs a roof to stop Chekhov's subtleties flying off

4 July 2015 9:00 am

A new Seagull lands in Regent’s Park. Director Matthew Dunster has lured Chekhov’s classic into a leafy corner of north…

Why Pope Francis could be facing a Catholic schism

11 April 2015 9:00 am

It’s not just Vatican infighting any more. Pope Francis has a potential schism on his hands

Meet the Skype Dads: a new sorrow of divorce in the internet age

11 April 2015 9:00 am

What happens when a divorce court accepts video calls as a substitute for visiting your children

A tatty new theatre offers up a comic gem that’s sure to be snapped up by the BBC

14 February 2015 9:00 am

New venue. New enticement. In the undercroft of a vast but disregarded Bloomsbury church nestles the Museum of Comedy. The…

Easy divorce has been catastrophic for British children (and I say this as a divorcee)

29 November 2014 9:00 am

Would you find it difficult to remain friends with someone if he or she suddenly revealed that they intended to…

Watch out Pope Francis: the Catholic civil war has begun

8 November 2014 9:00 am

Uncertainty over how much reform Pope Francis wants is splitting his church into factions

Spectator letters: St Augustine and Louise Mensch, war votes and flannel

11 October 2014 9:00 am

Faith and flexibility Sir: What a contrast in your two articles on religion last week: one liberal atheist parent (Claire…

Can virgins have babies?

9 November 2013 9:00 am

Mrs Christabel Russell, the heroine of Bevis Hillier’s sparkling book, was a very modern young woman. She had short blonde…

Long life: Putin, Saatchi, Murdoch...hell hath no fury like an old man scorned

13 July 2013 9:00 am

The days may be long gone when a husband would pretend to commit adultery in a Brighton hotel so as…