Edward Heath

The Americanism of Donald Trump

6 August 2016 9:00 am

Remain calm Sir: I am sorry that the redoubtable Martha Lane Fox is still angry at the exaggerations made by…

Letters

6 August 2016 9:00 am

Costume drama Sir: Could I remind Michael Buhagiar (23 July) that the great conflict in Jane Austen’s greatest novel is…

Letters: Why EU migrants must not be kicked out

30 July 2016 9:00 am

Better Europeans Sir: There are many reasons why a majority of people in the UK voted to leave the European…

The rise and fall of Sony

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Sony was the Apple of its day and more. Stephen Bayley charts its years of creativity unrivalled in the history of consumerism

Nixon with Kissinger and Donald Rumsfeld in 1969

Niall Ferguson's biography of Henry Kissinger is a masterpiece

19 September 2015 8:00 am

I have met Dr Kissinger, properly, only three times. First, in Cairo, in 1980, when, as a junior diplomat escorting…

How many asexuals are there?

22 August 2015 9:00 am

No sex, please Several friends of the late Sir Edward Heath asserted that he could not be guilty of sexually…

What Tacitus would have made of the Heath rumours

22 August 2015 9:00 am

The press and police have been condemned for the way they fall on mere rumour and plaster it across the…

‘Asexual’ used to mean something even creepier than ‘Edward Heath’

22 August 2015 9:00 am

There was a time when my husband, who often addresses the television, would habitually react to Edward Heath’s appearance on…

Edward Heath conducting the annual carol concert at the Grand Ballroom, Broadstairs, Kent in 1963. (Photo: Erich Auerbach/Hulton Archive/Getty)

Edward Heath and a very modern witch-hunt

8 August 2015 9:00 am

There was a grim inevitability that the name Edward Heath would one day be trawled up in connection with allegations…

Charles Moore’s Notes: I’ve rarely written a word in favour of Edward Heath, but I don’t believe these accusations

8 August 2015 9:00 am

As someone who has rarely written a sentence in praise of the late Sir Edward Heath, I hope I can…

Selling power: a Spitting Image Thatcher puppet

Which political souvenirs are worth hanging on to

18 July 2015 9:00 am

My first reaction on hearing of Margaret Thatcher’s death in 2013 was: ‘Great — now my autograph from her will…

The art of political biography remains in intensive care if Giles Radice’s latest book is anything to go by, says Simon Heffer

21 March 2015 9:00 am

With the odd exception — I think principally of Charles Moore’s life of Margaret Thatcher — the genre of political…

Escape from Omnishambleshire: the case for the old county boundaries

25 October 2014 9:00 am

If you want real local identity to thrive in England, put the old county boundaries back on the map

You can't spin yourself into authenticity – as Ed Miliband is finding out

2 August 2014 9:00 am

For a politician to draw attention to his own deficiencies is a desperate attempt to curry favour with the electorate…

The 'semi-detached' member of Margaret Thatcher's cabinet

18 January 2014 9:00 am

John Biffen was mentally ill. This is the outstanding revelation of Semi-Detached, a memoir which has been assembled from his…

Bullied by a swaggering Conservative: Sam (Simon Lennon)

Did gay Conservatives have it easier in the past? Tory Boyz makes me think they did

19 October 2013 9:00 am

Bang! The race is on. James Graham is the celebrated author of This House, a superb examination of Labour’s administrative…

Why Doctor Who is secretly Tony Benn

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Through the ages, the Time Lord has been a political weathervane