Features

Could possession of the Bible become an offence in Scotland?

8 August 2020 9:00 am

Scotland’s new Hate Crime Bill will make criminals of comedians

The joy of eating birdseed

8 August 2020 9:00 am

Rather like unpacking after a holiday, when you take unworn clothes from the case still neatly folded because the occasion…

The rise and fall of amusement parks

8 August 2020 9:00 am

August, as usual, will be the busiest month for Britain’s amusement parks — which is odd when you consider that…

Is our test-and-trace system ready to stop a second spike?

8 August 2020 9:00 am

Is our test-and-trace system ready?

Sea change: China has its sights on the Bay of Bengal

8 August 2020 9:00 am

China has its sights on the Bay of Bengal

Dear Boris: what happens if Trump doesn’t accept defeat?

8 August 2020 9:00 am

How Boris should handle the US election

Can the new Scottish Tory leader thwart Nicola Sturgeon?

8 August 2020 9:00 am

The new Scottish Tory leader – and his familiar sidekick

London in limbo: can the capital survive this crisis?

8 August 2020 9:00 am

The capital is the motor of Britain’s economy. It needs to get moving again

The curious history of Britain’s last circus building

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Guess which theatre is the first to open to the paying public post-Covid? Not Lloyd Webber’s London Palladium, where small…

The rise of the Econian

1 August 2020 9:00 am

The public school elite who rule the wokerati

The real Joe Biden: what would his presidency look like?

1 August 2020 9:00 am

What should the world expect from a President Biden?

Tear gas Ted: the mayor manning Portland’s barricades

1 August 2020 9:00 am

The mayor manning Portland’s barricades

Boomer and bust: Covid is fast-forwarding us into retirement

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Covid-19 is fast-forwarding us into retirement

Why do we still struggle to see Xi’s China as a threat?

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Why do we still struggle to see Xi’s China as a threat?

Should Nicola Sturgeon get a statue?

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Scotland’s statues attest to a history buried under sentimental nationalism

Why the US assassination of Iran’s top general didn’t spark a war

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Why the US assassination of Iran’s top general didn’t spark a war

The 747 was the last moment of romance in air travel

25 July 2020 9:00 am

I felt a genuine pang when British Airways announced that it was retiring its fleet of Boeing 747s, the largest…

How Covid has changed the dating game

25 July 2020 9:00 am

Covid has changed the dating game

Why does no one want to be a cartoonist any more?

25 July 2020 9:00 am

Cartoonists are facing ever-tougher competition

Why should I have to wear a face mask to give blood?

25 July 2020 9:00 am

Why should I have to wear a mask to give blood?

How Britain can tame China

25 July 2020 9:00 am

Britain has a critical role to play in taming China

Putin plans to make the West destroy itself

25 July 2020 9:00 am

How Putin plans to make the West destroy itself

Is it too late to save Lebanon?

25 July 2020 9:00 am

The country is collapsing

I’d never seen a princess wear statement socks – until Anne

25 July 2020 9:00 am

Not since the befuddled twilight of George III has a monarch been confined to Windsor Castle for such a duration.…

Trick or treat: the pros and cons of being hacked

18 July 2020 9:00 am

The pros and cons of being hacked