David Horspool

Power to the people

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Jeremy Corbyn will probably enjoy this book — which doesn’t mean you won’t. Asked to name the historical figure he…

A lively, rebellious boy

17 September 2016 9:00 am

It is one of the great set-pieces of high drama in English history. The king, shamed by his part in…

A five-ring fiasco

30 July 2016 9:00 am

The ambitions of the founding father of the modern Olympic Games, the Frenchman Baron Pierre de Coubertin — that they…