Features

A consortium of residents and community groups has defeated plans to revamp one of London’s most famous—and notorious—buildings

The message from medical journals is that the NHS is beyond criticism and reformers are motivated by economic self-interest

The Royal College of Physicians’ decision to end its opposition to assisted dying is morally indefensible and gives a green light to activists

Critics of “cultural appropriation” were offended by Beyoncé wearing a sari. They should be asking: is the performance any good?

A third of a million Chinese labourers helped the Allies defeat the Kaiser, but their huge unsung contribution ended in betrayal

We stand to lose our most vulnerable species unless land managers and conservationists agree on tough strategies for their survival

Reviled insiders such as socialist opponents of Corbyn or anti-Trump Republicans can provide a useful guide through the mire of our times

When I asked my academic colleagues to rate historians and their most famous works, their anger at the patronage system surprised me

The study of US political history is disappearing from American campuses. But bestselling books on the subject give cause for hope

Tattoo art is becoming alarmingly skilled and prevalent. What does its ascent from the marginalised to the middle classes signify?