Simon Heffer

Simon Heffer

Britain faces a bright future after Brexit, says Budapest’s departing ambassador, but Hungary has to remain in the EU

The French president faces a plethoraof problems from Brexit to beyond

Democracy triumphed in December’s election, but Scotland remains a significant Tory dilemma

‘It is clear that he does not own up to all the mistakes he made. Dave has a very clear idea of how far he can go while keeping what remains of his reputation intact’

Despite everything, the BBC is still one of our great cultural forces

Nikolaus Pevsner is the perfect guide on a journey through the architectural jewels of Suffolk

Sir Malcolm Arnold’s oeuvre, too often dismissed as “light” music, deserves rehabilitation

Arts issues are crucial, but do the main parties have anything of substance to say about them?

Reflections on the passing of beloved music critic Michael Kennedy