Mohammed Emwazi

The brutality of the Isis Beatles

22 June 2019 9:00 am

 Beirut Television cameras get everywhere these days. Or maybe that was always true. Gore Vidal, the grand old man of…

Did my taunt push the new ‘Jihadi John’ to join Isis?

9 January 2016 9:00 am

Even if Abu Rumaysah does turn out to be the new ‘Jihadi John’, shown on video this week presiding over…

Portrait of the week

21 November 2015 9:00 am

Home After the killings in Paris, David Cameron, the Prime Minister, said that seven terrorist attacks on Britain had been…

Why Caryl Churchill is massively overrated - and how the National Theatre befriends terror

2 May 2015 9:00 am

Enter Rufus Norris. The new National Theatre boss is perfectly on-message with this debut effort by Caryl Churchill. Her 1976…

Make no mistake: the Top Gear brouhaha is cultural warfare

28 March 2015 9:00 am

It’s a famous quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald, one that Elton John should ponder (when he’s not out shopping, that…

Portrait of the week

14 March 2015 9:00 am

Home Philip Hammond, the Foreign Secretary, said that ‘a huge burden of responsibility’ lay with those who acted as apologists…

Portrait of the week

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Home The man seen in several Islamic State videos of hostages being beheaded, nicknamed Jihadi John by the British press,…