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Out of nowhere: Viktor Orbán’s new challenger

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Will Hungary’s surprise opposition leader out-Orbán Orbán?

Are we ready for the metaverse?

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Prepare for the ‘metaverse’

Net zero is a disastrous solution to a nonexistent problem

6 November 2021 9:00 am

Net zero is a disastrous solution to a nonexistent problem

Why I didn’t get a hug at COP26

6 November 2021 9:00 am

COP26 is not your typical power summit, because world leaders, NGOs and hacks are all in the same scrum. Outside…

Yours disgusted, H.G. Wells: the young writer finds marriage insufferable

6 November 2021 9:00 am

After a wretched childhood, H.G. Wells was ruthless in making up for lost time, says Frances Wilson

'What do you think the English will say?' Pablo Larrain on his pop horror Diana film

30 October 2021 9:00 am

Jasper Rees talks to the Chilean director Pablo Larrain about his new film, Spencer, which makes The Crown look like royalist propaganda

Fight club: when book groups turn nasty

30 October 2021 9:00 am

When book groups turn nasty

The revival of the blacksmith’s craft — a new generation goes at it hammer and tongs

30 October 2021 9:00 am

At Intelligent Life, the Economistmagazine where I worked for some years, it was easy to feel intellectually challenged. Even the…

My night of nostalgia with Boris and co.

30 October 2021 9:00 am

Rishi Sunak had a pre-game Twix and a Sprite to prepare for this week’s impressive Budget. I used to have…

Why are we so afraid of nuclear power?

30 October 2021 9:00 am

It’s time we conquered our fears over the safest power of all

The cold hard truth about heat pumps

30 October 2021 9:00 am

When I went to Poland not long before Covid, I found a country more bitterly divided by a culture war…

A highly polished exercise in treading water: Season 3 of Succession reviewed

23 October 2021 9:00 am

At one point in an early Simpsons, Homer comes across an old issue of TV Guide, and finds the listing…

Britain’s fatal unwillingness to confront Islamic extremism

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Britain’s fatal unwillingness to confront Islamic extremism

Why I left the Church of England: an interview with Michael Nazir-Ali

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Michael Nazir-Ali on his decision to join the Catholic church

Why won’t the US media talk about trans issues?

23 October 2021 9:00 am

The wonderful thing about woke narratives is that you only have to wait a while until they collapse. The core…

Wuhan clan: the price I paid for my lab leak exposé

23 October 2021 9:00 am

The price I paid for my lab leak exposé

Has George III been seriously maligned?

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Americans regard George III as a power-crazed petty tyrant – but he was the very opposite, says Kate Maltby

Granada’s Brideshead Revisited remains the sine qua non of mini-series

16 October 2021 9:00 am

Sumptuous, glorious, luminous, lavish: Granada’s 40-year-old adaptation of Brideshead Revisited remains the sine qua non of mini-series, says Mark McGinness

Italy’s anti-Green Pass movement has a new figurehead

16 October 2021 9:00 am

Italy’s anti-Green Pass movement has a new figurehead

The pandemic has made cynics of us all

16 October 2021 9:00 am

A report by MPs into the spread of the coronavirus has concluded that the government’s approach constituted one of this…

Brexit has killed Thatcherism. And about time, too

16 October 2021 9:00 am

Boris is returning conservatism to its roots

Another haphazard Booker shortlist lacks literary competence

16 October 2021 9:00 am

Philip Hensher finds this year’s Booker shortlist more concerned with serious world issues than vivid characterisation

How the culture wars are killing Western classical music

9 October 2021 9:00 am

Ian Pace on musicology’s culture wars

‘I’m entitled not to listen to Sage’: an interview with Sajid Javid

9 October 2021 9:00 am

Sajid Javid has big plans for the NHS – if Covid lets him

China is using the climate as a bargaining chip

9 October 2021 9:00 am

For China, the climate is a useful bargaining chip