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leaders

Where are world leaders educated?

October 23, 2019 1:45 pm

The US has just overtaken Britain in the number of world leaders educated at the country’s universities

hair

What could be more repellent than a bald man covered in hair?

October 18, 2019 5:48 pm

Julius Caesar was very sensitive about his baldness, combing his thinning hair upwards over his crown

kurds

Pax Russica: as Trump abandons Syria’s Kurds, Russia is ready to expand its empire

October 17, 2019 2:39 pm

The president has always said he wants to get America out of foreign wars. But is he playing into Putin’s hands?

canadian

The Canadian election is turning into a comedy of cringe

October 17, 2019 2:17 pm

Voters’ love affair with Trudeau is well and truly over

rees-mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ‘I am enormously environmentally friendly by driving old Bentleys’

October 17, 2019 2:00 pm

The Commons leader on regrets, Brexit – and why the ERG will back the deal

boris

It’s down to the wire – and Boris only has one chance to survive

October 17, 2019 1:03 pm

Even if the British PM gets a deal, electoral success is not guaranteed

riding

Riding means more than just control of the horse

October 12, 2019 4:17 pm

We have forgotten not just the use of horses, but also their value to our wellbeing

altrad

Could this self-made billionaire become France’s first Muslim president?

October 10, 2019 11:37 am

Michel Houellebecq has predicted France will elect a Muslim president by 2022. Could he be right?

recycling

Young recycling zealots are talking trash

October 3, 2019 1:44 pm

I’m tired of being guilted by people who only recently learned to tie their shoelaces

paul dacre

Paul Dacre on the British media, courts and David Cameron’s ‘drug taking’

October 3, 2019 1:31 pm

‘I know what this is all about — it’s Brown trying to expose my drug-taking.’

meghan harry

Please America, take Meghan Markle back

October 2, 2019 11:41 am

She has dragged across the Atlantic a garbage truck full of the most emetic US wokeness

michael gove

‘Cameron was a bloody good prime minister’: Michael Gove interviewed

September 26, 2019 9:45 am

The no-deal minister on Boris, a second referendum and an ‘inevitable’ election

saudi arabia

The alliance between America and Saudi Arabia is over

September 26, 2019 9:31 am

We are witnessing the beginning of a new geopolitics in the Middle East

knitters

Cast off: how knitters turned nasty

September 26, 2019 9:20 am

However woke you are, it’s not good enough

trudeau

Justin Trudeau is not a racist – but he is a fool

September 26, 2019 8:53 am

The sense that he is a puerile fraud has shaken up the electoral calculus

chamber opposition

The torture chamber: how opposition politicians plan to humiliate Boris Johnson

September 26, 2019 8:37 am

Without a Tory majority, the British prime minister’s tormentors are the ones holding the power

dedications

Why do we write dedications in books?

September 26, 2019 6:04 am

These ghostly remnants of love, loss and friendship tell stories of their own

children

As Greta and Malala show, the children know best

September 19, 2019 3:18 pm

The courage of the kids taking on the world

puppy-training

My puppy-training advice for Boris Johnson

September 19, 2019 11:06 am

Our grandchildren are suddenly lining up to come and stay

drones

How to stop drones

September 19, 2019 10:51 am

The Saudi oilfield attack is a portent of things to come

cameron

I’m sorry because I failed: An interview with David Cameron

September 19, 2019 9:40 am

The former British PM on the referendum, failure and the physics of politics

courts

Judgment day: the danger of courts taking over British politics

September 19, 2019 9:26 am

Over-mighty judges are bad for democracy

facebook

Why is everyone on Facebook so paranoid about their privacy?

September 12, 2019 1:19 pm

Fussing over Facebook snooping insults the billions of people around the world who really are monitored

pericles

Pericles for PM: Boris should forget Augustus and stay focused on his hero

September 12, 2019 12:54 pm

Pericles’s vision was that of a highly civilized man who loved his people

brontës

Inside the unassuming house where the Brontës’ creativity thrived

September 12, 2019 12:42 pm

I come in search of Emily’s gothic imagination and Charlotte’s eye for plot but find fabrics and beads behind glass