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April 2014
The betrayal of Ukraine is only the latest chapter in the slow retreat of Western civilisation since the triumph of 1989. Unless something changes soon, that retreat now threatens to become a stampede.
 
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April 2014
‘I have always held that everything to do with “interfaith dialogue” should be regarded with intense suspicion’
 
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April 2014
Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s president, and his new administration want to save the Islamic Revolution, not reform it
 
 
April 2014
Russia may dominate world maps, but it is an economic pygmy compared with the developed nations as a bloc
 
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June 2013
‘Temporarily withdrawing from the human rights convention in order to deport Abu Qatada would be absurd’
 
 
March 2014
Abortion is a subject which never goes away and the arguments remain fundamental — a woman's right to choose versus a child's right to life, as each side would advance their case. And yet the technical and clinical
 
 
March 2014

George Osborne: He needs to make the case for capitalism

Why, with UK growth picking up faste

 
 
April 2014
The root problem with the UK economy is that neither investment generally nor manufacturing in particular are profitable
 
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April 2014
That elusive sense of a homeland, Heimat, Mounk found only when he was free not to feel Jewish
 
 
January/February 2011
Life in Birmingham as a vicar’s wife opened our Mole’s eyes to what has become of Britain’s second city
 
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April 2014
The cult of eating out
 
 
April 2014
An extraordinary cuneiform tablet has provided a mine of information about pre-biblical flood legends
 
 
April 2014
Vladimir Putin is often described as being like a grandmaster in his moves on the diplomatic board. This is based on the clichéd view that Russian skill at chess is a function of national character — which it isn't
 
 
April 2014
Does anyone aside from me now read the poetry of Leonard Welsted? If Welsted is mentioned at all today, it is usually in the context of book three of The Dunciad, where he was memorably mocked in a parody of
 
 
April 2014
It gets to the point doesn't it — where you're trying to "do the right thing", whatever that may be. Lead a decent, middle-class life — and yet somehow whatever you do, it's morally wrong. You know? It's
 
 
April 2014

 

The greatest jewel in the history of cinema: Dennis Price in "Kind
 
 
July/August 2011