Magazine

The Royal Navy’s two new flagships may be too unwieldy and vulnerable

“Anti-weapons” are much better value for money than aircraft carriers

“Standpoint will never proselytise or push a party line—but at the same time there should be no no-go areas for a magazine such as ours. Too many other titles seem unwilling to stray out of their comfort zone.”

‘Every holiday of my childhood was spent either looking at art or making it. I remain helpless to resist the pull of the landscape on one side and lure of galleries on the other’

‘Even the most patriotic Russian can see that their rulers have been lying to them about Ukraine. They may also wonder why Ukrainians can choose their rulers freely and Russians cannot’

‘Rights language gives less and less help in the resolution of conflicts’

‘It is odd that wealth and position should play a part in Tory leadership considerations —but again they surely will’

President Ramaphosa has won the election but his position is fragile: South Africa faces poverty, inequality and corruption almost entirely self-inflicted by the ruling ANC

The weasel words of disability rights may be well-intentioned, but they mask institutional cruelty and deprive caring parents of their say

Newly-revealed FBI documents portray the great civil rights leader as a sexual libertine who ‘laughed’ as a forcible rape took place