Features

Why Ken Loach hasn’t made a decent film since Kes

31 May 2014 9:00 am

He hasn’t made anything worth watching since Kes

Viktor Yanukovych’s palace is full of tasteless treasures – and London auction-house tags

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Quite a few of the former president Yanukovych’s ‘treasures’ seem to carry tags from London auctioneers

Meet Alex Salmond’s secret weapon: the England football team

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Nothing makes Scots feel more Scottish than England playing in a World Cup

Jonathan Dimbleby’s notebook: In defence of Chris Patten

31 May 2014 9:00 am

I usually spend most of the week at home in South Devon in front of my computer. But for the…

Humans hunger for the sacred. Why can’t the new atheists understand that?

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Atheists are blind to a fundamental human need

If we have to let generals run Egypt, must we pay for them, too?

31 May 2014 9:00 am

America has let Egypt’s old military oligarchs take hold again. Must it carry on paying for them, too?

A place to feel comfortable in a bathrobe: Lime Wood

The only place I feel comfortable in my bathrobe

31 May 2014 9:00 am

I know James Bond is partial to strutting around not-quite-enveloped in a dressing gown, but whether your robe is monogrammed…

Approaching Little Big Horn

29 May 2014 1:00 pm

All spring the scattered bands gathered, the People, the Human Beings, all those like themselves on this earth — Lakota…

Approaching Little Big Horn

29 May 2014 1:00 pm

All spring the scattered bands gathered, the People, the Human Beings, all those like themselves on this earth — Lakota…

How Nigel Farage gave British democracy back to the voters

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Whatever the election results, Nigel Farage’s insurgency has changed British politics for the better

'Every pub is a parliament': on the campaign trail with Nigel Farage

24 May 2014 9:00 am

On the campaign trail with Ukip’s leader

Landings

24 May 2014 9:00 am

On our anniversary, you drag the sofa-bed   into the old conservatory. The January moon     swells to cliché and under a…

The most shocking thing about young Ukip supporters: they’re normal

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Ukip’s young supporters are oddly normal

Has Thomas Piketty met his match?

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Thomas Piketty and Deirdre McCloskey can’t both be right about inequality. But I can’t argue with either of them

Why it’s time for a Cad of the Year Award

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Why it’s time for a Cad of the Year Award

Happy birthday, spam! Do you mind if we don’t celebrate?

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Junk email is 20 years old – and bigger than ever

Stirling Moss at last year’s Goodwood

Goodwood Festival of Speed

24 May 2014 9:00 am

You smelt them, it was said of the Mongol hordes, before you heard them, and by the time you heard…

Landings

22 May 2014 1:00 pm

On our anniversary, you drag the sofa-bed   into the old conservatory. The January moon     swells to cliché and under a…

Landings

22 May 2014 1:00 pm

On our anniversary, you drag the sofa-bed   into the old conservatory. The January moon     swells to cliché and under a…

The genome of history

17 May 2014 9:00 am

Race isn’t a mere social construct. It’s a side-effect of the fact that humanity is still evolving

This is Anfield

17 May 2014 9:00 am

Living up to its fabled buzz, the Kop roared and rose even before kick-off. Down in the main stand I…

Rape suspects need anonymity

17 May 2014 9:00 am

There’s no way to live down a rape allegation, true or not. It’s time suspects were granted anonymity

Would Obama bomb Iran?

17 May 2014 9:00 am

Yes, and here’s why, says a former adviser to his defence department

Why the BBC will never match Kenneth Clark’s Civilisation

17 May 2014 9:00 am

No modern critic would dare match Kenneth Clark’s fearless way with sweeping statements

The curious case of Mo Ansar

17 May 2014 9:00 am

How was it that Mo Ansar, a bank employee in Hampshire, became the voice of British Islam?