Gerald Frost

Catalan myths must now confront reality

The claims of the pro-independence campaigners are historically dubious 

Orbán’s Hungary is haunted by its ghosts

The Magyar leader revels in his role as Europe’s Bad Boy, but he has failed to end a long Hungarian history of corruption and stagnation

The Lady Was For Leaving

‘I was left in no doubt of Lady Thatcher’s conviction that EU membership was fundamentally at variance with British interests’

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"