Free Speech and Mr Justice Eady

Mr Justice Eady delivered a thoughtful and wide-ranging speech last night on the developing laws of defamation and free speech. I have no time to write about it now but you can read it in full here.

An autumn note

“For many, the end of this uneasy year cannot come quickly enough”

An ordinary killing

Ian Cobain’s book uses the killing of Millar McAllister to paint a meticulous portrait of the Troubles

Greater—not wiser

John Mullan elucidates the genius of Charles Dickens