Underrated

Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam, has the courage to tackle Islamic integration and extremism head-on

The historian of the Hispanic world, and champion of Western civilisation, who died last month

A courageous Muslim campaigner for women’s rights who faces misogyny, intolerance and extremism

The Vice President’s mixture of principle and opportunism have made him formidable

The independent-minded Labour parliamentarian would have made an excellent Speaker

The Pope Emeritus has been a prophet without honour in his own land

The ideas of the martyred pioneer of mayhem still remain potent today

The record of the former Liberal Democrat leader and Deputy Prime Minister is too easily ridiculed

The former Cabinet minister was the modest but highly effective lynchpin of the Cameron government

We should welcome the belated rediscovery of this neglected giant of 20th-century music