Jonathan Foreman

A Dream of Scottish Secession

It is September 2016. The 1707 Act of Union lies rotting in the dustbin of history.

Underrated: Theodore Dalrymple

The iconoclastic doctor and writer whose diagnosis of the pathologies of the British underclass goes back decades has been thoroughly vindicated after England's riots

ONLINE ONLY: 24 Hours in Peshawar

The historic city in Pakistan's North West Frontier — home to the Smugglers' bazaar, Khyber Pass and Grand Trunk Road — is seeing its rich culture eroded by religious fundamentalism

Oslo: Signing OFF on Human Rights

The alternative human rights conference highlights causes that are too often ignored or forgotten by organisations like Amnesty International

Exile on Jermyn Street

Blacklisted by Hollywood, my father Carl Foreman made a new life in Britain. But he never forsook the country of his birth, says Jonathan Foreman

Beirut: Blood on the Streets

‘Then the beating began. One of the new arrivals punched Christopher hard in the face. Two others grabbed his arm and started dragging him across the street. For the first time the Hitch looked scared’

Mumbai: On the ‘Slumdog’ Trail

Standpoint's Writer-At-Large visits the slums of Mumbai to assess the Oscar-winning film

Four Days of Terror in Mumbai

A city in the grip of rumour and recrimination—an eye-witness account of the jihadi attacks and their aftermath

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"