The man who proclaimed the end of history is now history himself

The so-called “independently-minded” Conservative MP is merely a conventional soft-left member of the public sector producer class

The ruthless architect of the English Reformation

The editor of Private Eye, once Britain’s leading satirical magazine, is no dissenter but a key member of the establishment

The influential American novelist may be fine for teenage misfits but not for adults

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