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‘I’m reasonably satisfied that the increased hate crime widely reported from June 23, 2016, onwards and seized upon by the Remain camp was a classic example of moral panic, and that most of the reports were false’

‘Was the £350 million claim really a lie? Has our probable future Prime Minister indulged in tabloid-level mendacity?’

‘Discovering Judaism has been a profound and fascinating process, from celebrating festivals to the spiritual joy of synagogue’

‘Anniversaries all too quickly become a substitute for clear thoughts about the present. As the victors of the war, for example, we have written our part in its history in rose-tinted ink’

‘A message of liberation has lost out to the more commercially viable demands for inclusion and recognition of ever-more niche identities’

The preachy new breed of carnivore

In a charming Sicilian museum you can test the theories of antiquity’s greatest mathematician

Dining at the headquarters of International Bland

“Boris, ironically, now offers Remoaners the best chance of a soft Brexit, or at least a sensible one. And to those who want a second referendum—’the people’s vote’—there may even be a chance of that too.”

“As the Conservative Party’s fortunes have waned, Johnson’s standing has waxed. After all, if the party is heading for electoral disaster, taking a punt on Boris becomes much less of a risk.”