North America

Lift The Fee Cap And Set Universities Free

British higher education could be the best in the world if the Tories follow the US model of private autonomy, not Europe’s statist model

The Little Prince Of Queens

Joseph Cornell’s shadow boxes are poetic windows on the mind of a man with a restricted life

Wrong And Hateful; Brave And Right

‘The depiction of Muhammad is a test case for the practice of Western freedoms’

The President Blinked — The Ayatollah Didn’t

Obama’s foreign policy has been defined by a failure to hold his ground against determined foes. The deal with Iran is his latest capitulation

The Many Faces Of Holocaust Denial

As the world honours the last survivors of the Shoah, it is time to tell the truth about post-war UK collaboration with Nazi perpetrators

Graduate Giving

'Alumni could be an integral part of saving European institutions of learning from becoming the Costa cafés of the academy'

A Life Changing War

‘A few Muslim extremists have transformed the experience of travelling’

Journo Listless

‘The image of the newspaperman as a suave but ballsy individual who, whisky in hand, wires copy to a smoke-filled newsroom is now incredibly remote’

On Yer Bike!

‘The US has been hoist on the petard of its own propaganda, its own vanity about itself being a “nation of immigrants”’

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"