Richard Griffiths

Return of the native: how not to deal with home-grown enemies

Many IS supporters want to return to the UK, sparking controversy. There may be lessons in our wartime treatment of British fascists

Germany Calling

Colin Holmes's biography of William Joyce challenges the sanitised image of the man who came to be known as "Lord Haw-Haw"

Democracy in Danger: The Origins of European Technocracy

The current fiscal crisis in Europe has already led to an erosion of democracy. Lessons from history need to be learnt — the political role of technocrats must be curbed

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"