A diminished, secular Britain means that the next coronation will not match the majesty and mystery of the last

The London Library exemplifies the best of the capital’s literary life and history

If the country’s great collections are to be saved from the illogic of left-wing groupthink, we must find a new type of thinker

The maverick philosopher, who has died at 75, was a conservative outlier, respected but ignored by the Tory party

Unwanted American citizenship brings taxation without representation

India’s polarised politics stoke sycophantic, self-censoring media

Czech journalism flipped when communism collapsed

Transylvania’s architectural legacy survived communism. We must stop it crumbling

How the great Italian writer foresaw ‘internet populism’

Too many prisoners rejoin society with no education, stable housing or job prospects. No surprise that more than half reoffend within a year