A Home of their Own

The relocation of the law lords to their new Supreme Court, at the Middlesex Guildhall, is a good move

Gone are our Frontier Values

‘The objection to pooftahs was indeed characteristic of Australians, even clever ones’

Il Miglior Fabbro

Five hundred years after his birth, Andrea Palladio continues to influence architecture

All Human Life is Here

The Arabian Nights translated by Malcolm C. Lyons with Ursula Lyons, introduced and annotated by Robert Irwi

Steady on Parade

Standpoint's Mole in the Cavalry and Guards Club salutes an institution that has adapted and survived

A Norwegian Thatcher?

The leader of Norway's Progress Party, Siv Jensen, has a good chance of winning next year's election. In an interview with Standpoint editor Daniel Johnson, she explains her views; Bruce Bawer explains the background to her meteoric career

They Just Don’t Get It

Many Britons - and even some Americans - have a false idea of what the US is really like. Are Hollywood and TV to blame?

Traditional Gravestones, RIP

In the age of the text-message, British gravestones are becoming less austere

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"