Heidi Kingstone

Heidi Kingstone

‘Marie Colvin created herself in the image of the ideal war correspondent. She crafted a one-of-the-boys persona: she was tougher than the toughest’

Two zeitgeisty novels about belonging

In Nairobi, there is resentment that asylum-seekers are treated better than local people

A small army of Western expats and oddballs arrived in Afghanistan dreaming of creating a new modern state. It has all come to nothing

For those trapped in Westminster after the recent attack, the Blitz spirit prevailed

The hearty icons of Soviet womanhood have vanished

Could the greatest dilemma faced by men and women today come at the end of a meal when the waiter appears with the bill?

The problems faced by indigenous communities in Canada have no easy answers

Some troops return from war with post-traumatic stress disorder, but veterans are not victims. There is no epidemic of men damaged by war

As Nato forces leave and Isis gains ground, Afghanistan continues to fascinate, inspire and dismay the West. We ignore it at our peril