Features

From the Beatles and Wilson to Bono and Blair, the rise of rock stars to power and influence has tempted leaders all over the world to cultivate them – even at the risk of ridicule

While America prepares for the next wave of terrorist attacks, Britain is sleepwalking. Yet it is not too late to avert disaster

The West is a gift to Kremlin propagandists; we should express more pride in our system that has given genuine freedom to millions

We must pay for cathedrals of knowledge if scientists are to solve the great mysteries of the universe

Christianity is central to British identity, but its marginalisation has created a moral vacuum which radical Islam threatens to fill

Family courts are putting parents on trial for their children. Instead of helping to keep families together, these secretive tribunals are breaking them apart—often for trivial reasons