The Queen

The Lahore attacks reflected hatred of Christians. Why must we deny it?

2 April 2016 9:00 am

You might expect that the murder of Christians would excite particular horror in countries of Christian heritage. Yet almost the…

Britain should not mistake its allies for friends

17 October 2015 8:00 am

It would be hard to dream up a more absurd piece of political satire than an agency of the British…

Charles Moore’s Notes: what the Labour party needs is a parliamentary representation committee

19 September 2015 8:00 am

When the Labour party began, its purpose was the representation of labour (i.e. workers) in the House of Commons. Indeed,…

Portrait of the week

25 July 2015 9:00 am

Home Parents would be able to have their children’s passports removed if they were suspected of planning to travel abroad…

Jackie Mason reveals the secret of stand-up: avoid fried food

16 May 2015 9:00 am

What does it take to be a stand-up comic? Jackie Mason has absolutely no idea

Interview: Alex Salmond’s game plan for the Commons

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Scotland’s former first minister on the allure of the Commons, the Queen and Prince Charles – and the defects of Cameron and Miliband

Portrait of the week: Cameron visits UN HQ, Scotland checks its bruises, and a Swede sells his submarine

27 September 2014 8:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, visited New York for talks at the United Nations; he said Britain supported the…

Compassion is fashionable again. Thank the Pope

12 April 2014 9:00 am

There was something poignant about the decision of L’Wren Scott, Mick Jagger’s American girlfriend, who committed suicide in New York…

Gyles Brandeth's diary: The pub where the Queen came in by the fire escape

9 November 2013 9:00 am

Hard on the heels of the 90th birthday of Nicholas Parsons (10 October) comes the 65th birthday of the Prince…

Conrad Black’s farewell to the British press

3 August 2013 9:00 am

The astonishing level of enthusiasm over the birth of the new prince goes far beyond the pleasure that people naturally…