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The cruelty and cunning of the cuckoo

10 April 2021 9:00 am

St Tiburtius’ Day, on 14 April, is traditionally when you will hear the first cuckoo. Since at least the Middle…

Do schools really have a problem with sexual violence?

10 April 2021 9:00 am

Schools and the problem of ‘rape culture’

The competitive cult of cosiness

10 April 2021 9:00 am

Can we escape the cult of cosiness?

Britain’s vaccine success was supposed to lead to freedom. What happened?

10 April 2021 9:00 am

Britain’s vaccine success was supposed to lead to freedom. What happened?

How Prince Harry became celebrity frontman for a very questionable industry

10 April 2021 9:00 am

Prince Harry’s very questionable new job

The misguided plan to ‘retain and explain’ statues

10 April 2021 9:00 am

The misguided plan to ‘retain and explain’ statues

After London lockdown, LA is like Disneyland

10 April 2021 9:00 am

When I arrived a month ago, one wouldn’t believe LA was suffering a major pandemic. The roads were still busy…

In Israel, vaccine passports are already redundant

10 April 2021 9:00 am

Vaccine passports are already redundant in Israel

Boris on liberty: the PM has always been against ID cards – until now

10 April 2021 9:00 am

The PM has always been against ID cards… until now

The joy and suffering of writing a book

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Spring is coming. There was snow in the garden till last week, here in Canada, where I have been spending…

Britain’s travel ban brings risks of its own

3 April 2021 9:00 am

It’s time to get Britain travelling again

University challenge: conservatives are now the radicals on campus

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Conservatives are now the radicals on campus

The new opposition: an interview with Ed Davey

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Ed Davey on why the Lib Dems are the only party voting against lockdown laws

The troubling history of Mormonism

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Are Mormons prepared to ignore their troubled history?

‘Spiritual but not religious’: the rise of consumerism in church

3 April 2021 9:00 am

The problems with ‘Spiritual but not Religious’

How should we tackle vaccine hesitancy?

3 April 2021 9:00 am

The need to tackle vaccine hesitancy

What Mormons like me really believe

3 April 2021 9:00 am

We Mormons really aren’t that different

Has the vaccine cured my long Covid?

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Has the vaccine cured my long Covid?

WHO knows? We still can't be sure of Covid's origins

3 April 2021 9:00 am

We still can’t be sure where the virus originated

Is the adder slithering towards extinction?

3 April 2021 9:00 am

In early April, when the chiffchaff sings its drab little song in the leafless hawthorns, something is stirring in the…

The fightback: it’s time for the West to take on China

3 April 2021 9:00 am

Western democracies must unite against China’s economic bullying

‘Everyone’s Invited’ shows that nobody’s safe

27 March 2021 9:00 am

For teenagers, the battle of the sexes has never been so complicated

Can Britain’s new military policy end decades of pretence?

27 March 2021 9:00 am

Can Britain’s new military policy end decades of pretence?

The lifelong effects of being a child in the British Raj

27 March 2021 9:00 am

The last children of the Raj

We don’t need a new law against ‘conversion therapy’

27 March 2021 9:00 am

The fake fight against ‘gay therapy’