Queen

All hail Æthelflæd! The first Brexiteer

16 June 2018 9:00 am

The Anglo-Saxon queen who sent the Danes packing

The Queen and Prince Philip’s 70th anniversary party sounds glorious

25 November 2017 9:00 am

Windsor Castle on Monday night sounds like a children’s party magnified. The rooms were filled with golden-leaved trees. A giant…

The case for Queen Camilla

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Camilla for Queen Sir: On reading Melanie McDonagh’s argument against there ever being a Queen Camilla (‘Against Queen Camilla’, 25 February),…

Prince Charles wants a Queen Camilla. He’s still wrong. Here’s why

25 February 2017 9:00 am

The Prince of Wales is campaigning, with skill and discretion, to crown his consort one day. It’s still wrong

You wouldn’t believe how little we knew about gay life in the 1980s

13 August 2016 9:00 am

Once, the world barely knew there was a closet to come out of

The 90th birthday present that the Queen really wants

23 April 2016 9:00 am

The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations start this week with the real thing and barely stop until her official birthday in…

Michael Gove and the bogeymen of Europe

23 April 2016 9:00 am

European bogeymen Michael Gove said ‘remain’ campaigners were spreading tales of bogeymen. But what is a bogeyman? Appropriately enough, the…

Irish Citizen Army soldiers on rooftops in Dublin before the Easter Rising of 1916

The holy relics of the Easter Rising: from hallowed flags to rebel biscuits

19 March 2016 9:00 am

The reverence for those involved in the Easter Rising is evident in an exhibition devoted to its centenary, says Harry Mount

Why does no one in the cabinet admit to being a Europhile?

27 February 2016 9:00 am

One of the oddest features of the cabinet majority for staying in the EU is that almost no one in…

How could the BBC allow Last Night of the Proms to be hijacked by worthy banalities?

19 September 2015 8:00 am

How should we deal with people who sneeze in public places? Stephen Jackson, aged 49, has found himself in court…

Queen Elizabeth the great

5 September 2015 9:00 am

That the Queen has lived to become our longest-reigning monarch — a milestone which she will mark quietly with a…

Portrait of the week

22 August 2015 9:00 am

Home Andrew Burnham described calls from Yvette Cooper, a rival candidate for the Labour leadership, for him to withdraw from…

John-Bickersteth

Guns, gays and the Queen - a former bishop reminisces

3 May 2014 9:00 am

The Rt Revd John Bickersteth on guns, gays and the Queen

Portrait of the week

1 February 2014 9:00 am

Home Britain’s gross domestic product grew by 1.9 per cent last year, the most since 2007, according to the Office…

Charles Moore's notes: Peston and co would have done more Co-op digging if the Tories had been involved

23 November 2013 9:00 am

There has naturally been plenty of unfavourable comment on how the Revd Paul Flowers, the ‘crystal Methodist’, was allowed by…

Lord Lawson’s exit

11 May 2013 9:00 am

Lord Lawson’s announcement that he intends to vote for Britain to leave the European Union has been interpreted by some…