Counterpoints

If the absurd theatre of aviation safety could do without its props, air travel would be much less expensive

The decline of West End theatre is compounded by the rude treatment of the theatre-goers themselves

Starbucks is the symbol of American capitalism, but it’s principle product was first brought to the West by an Islamic empire

Cartoonist Osbert Lancaster was at his most prescient when defending British architectural heritage. Hazel Blears take note

The proportion of state-school freshers at Oxbridge is unlikely to increase until the schools themselves improve drastically

With the community-based bond between football clubs and their fans having long since disintegrated, why do the fans of hopeless teams remain addicted?

No country has put together such a variety of architectural masterpieces over such an extended period of time as Britain, yet we still see our buildings as inferior

As Georgia licks its wounds, a morally dubious industry has sprung up to churn out books celebrating the end of American global hegemony