Issue: March 2014

Ofsted Must Judge By Results, Not Methods

Inspectors trust good schools to control pupils’ behaviour. So why do they try to impose child-centred teaching? It’s time for reform

The Ordeal of Muslim Women: No More Excuses

Those who try to halt FGM and other violence or abuse must expect to be accused of Islamophobia — but the tide is turning

Even a Fading Farage Can Deny Cameron Victory

UKIP may have peaked but the Eurosceptic party is still likely to take enough Tory votes to catapult Ed Miliband into Downing Street

Northern Tories Need a Chips-and-Gravy Offensive

The Conservatives have not yet earned back the trust of England’s northern cities. Doing so is the key to winning a majority in 2015

Failed Utopia of the Baby Boom Era

Ernő Goldfinger’s landmark tower didn’t give working-class families the homes they deserved. High-rise has been a disaster

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"