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Is the knowledge of cancer worse than the cancer itself?

Mariella Novotny’s part in the Profumo affair was just one episode in a strange and secretive life

French cuisine is in the soup. What is to be done?

The questions posed by the financial crisis remain unanswered

The former EDL leader has taken responsibility for his followers’ extremism. Will his former allies do the same?

The magazine’s latest issue, out today, features an advert for a book by a BNP blogger that we at Standpoint refused to publish

The MP’s suggestion that I had stolen from his pamphlet rankled. I did nothing of the sort.

Andrew Roberts’s US dispatches are available as an ebook

Chernovtsy’s literary festival is an unexpected way for residents to connect with the Ukrainian city’s lost past

BY JULIA PETTENGILL 

The recently-established lobby group Conservative Friends of Russia (CFOR) is doing little to dispel suspicions that its sympathies lie with the Russian government.