Margaret Thatcher Versus The Intellectuals

The first female PM faced unprecedented vitriol from snobbish cultural bureaucrats

Money Can’t Buy Us Love: Profiting From Loneliness

From ‘flirt coaches’ and seminars on finding your soulmate to mail-order brides, falling in love has never been more commercialised   

Close Encounters

Catcalling isn't so bad — until it crosses the line

Nazis And Narcissism

‘Is the transformation of Kim Jong-un into an ugly minor celebrity, whom everyone can laugh at, our way of coping — or a demonstration of a barbarous flippancy?’

What’s In A Boy’s Name?

‘Even high-profile women who assume their husband’s name on marriage, like the human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, are loudly criticised’

This Expat Paradise is a Woman’s Nightmare

Dubai may be a popular holiday destination but it is also a human rights quagmire for women

Women Come Last in Syrian Refugee Camps

'The low status of women in Syria and other Arab nations — as well as the cultural relativism practised by the agencies mandated to protect them — has resulted in abuse and violence'

Sexist Dinosaurs of the Left are far from Extinct

From the Occupy movement to George Galloway and Julian Assange, misogyny is still a disturbing feature of radical left-wing politics

Dirty Old Mensch

'"You could certainly fill a dirndl," the elder statesman said, before taking her hand, kissing it and propositioning her'

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"