Overrated

The socialist filmmaker has usually been more popular with critics and film prize juries than with the public

The poster-boy of the Enlightenment was an arch-egotist with a fanatical side

Oxfam’s former chief executive now stands accused of complacency and hypocrisy

The seven-times-failed candidate presents himself to the world as Mr Brexit but his party, UKIP, is now fading fast

The architect of the EU’s hard line on Brexit

The Europhile Virgin billionaire is reluctant to put his own money where his mouth is

It’s time to debunk the myth that the Beast of Bolsover, the oldest member of the Commons, is a brilliant parliamentary figure

Sadiq Khan knows how to make himself popular, but he has a duty to open up closed Muslim communities

The Marxist historian, born a century ago, didn’t just turn a blind eye to the crimes of Communism but to much else besides

The rise and fall of a poster girl for integration who now depicts Britain’s Muslims as an oppressed minority