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June 2015
The anniversaries this month of Waterloo and the signing of Magna Carta should remind us of the benediction of our birth
 
 
June 2015
‘I have always kept a special portion of my spleen dedicated to loathing the Liberal Democrats’
 
 
June 2015
‘Four years of Western inaction in Syria have contributed to the crisis in the Mediterranean. So has our ill-conceived intervention in Libya’
 
 
June 2015
‘A dreary and tacky lot of politicians tried to bribe floating voters with the fantasy of “government money”’
 
 
June 2013
‘Temporarily withdrawing from the human rights convention in order to deport Abu Qatada would be absurd’
 
 
March 2014
Abortion is a subject which never goes away and the arguments remain fundamental — a woman's right to choose versus a child's right to life, as each side would advance their case. And yet the technical and clinical
 
 
June 2015
‘The depiction of Muhammad is a test case for the practice of Western freedoms’
 
 
June 2015
‘After 2010, the Liberal Democrats got steadily stronger on foreign policy, a field in which their polyglot leader was visibly comfortable’
 
 
May 2015
"The Humboldt Forum is a spectacular idea. But it will take the right intellectual architect to pull it off. We will have to trust Neil MacGregor"
 
 
January/February 2011
Life in Birmingham as a vicar’s wife opened our Mole’s eyes to what has become of Britain’s second city
 
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April 2015
‘Occasionally one reads of an incident in this great metropolis so awful, so disturbing, that just for a moment one’s mental moorings are shaken’
 
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June 2015
‘Even in Tel Aviv, they know that the words “no comment” are not in my vocabulary’
 
 
June 2015
The hidden culinary gems of Venice
 
 
January/February 2015
Alexander Grothendieck was a genius who reshaped mathematics but then withdrew from society
 
 
June 2015
Why does the gender gap persist in chess?
 
 
June 2015
The cento is a sophisticated and demanding poetic form — and best suited to schoolboyish ends
 
 
April 2014
It gets to the point doesn't it — where you're trying to "do the right thing", whatever that may be. Lead a decent, middle-class life — and yet somehow whatever you do, it's morally wrong. You know? It's
 
 
June 2015
Nikolaus Pevsner is the perfect guide on a journey through the architectural jewels of Suffolk
 
 
July/August 2011