Cuisine Terrible

Alain Ducasse's new Paris flagship is indecently naff

Can Europe’s Jews Feel Safe Alongside Muslims?

The Jewish exodus from France shows that Islam’s rapid growth has caused a crisis for the Continent’s oldest minority. Bromides won’t do any more

We Cannot Avoid The Battle Over Blasphemy

Why do we turn a blind eye to executions in Muslim states? After Paris, we must confront attempts to impose extreme versions of Islam in the West

Drawing A Line

How did a cartoonist who regularly draws Mohammed feel on hearing about the events in Paris?

A New Lib-Dem Hope

"I have known Maajid Nawaz since he came out of prison in Egypt a decade ago and we’ve both travelled a long way since, sometimes together, sometimes on opposite sides."

Belittling Anti-Semitism

"European progressives' obsession with Israel has led them to explain away physical and verbal abuse, or even murder, of their own Jewish citiziens."

Inside The World Of ‘Non-Violent’ Islamism

Mainstream Muslims are turning a blind eye to the links between religious hostility to the West and the growth in jihadist attacks

Auteur Provocateur

Michel Houllebecq's Soumission is provocative but treads familiar territory

Islam and Innocence: Canada’s Predicament

Despite the attack on the Ottawa parliament, Canada has still not woken up to the global scale of the Islamist threat

How McJihad Ensnares Young British Muslims

The trial of two brothers for terrorism offences served as a window on the way digitally globalised terrorism exploits the vulnerable

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"