Issue: March 2015

Mark Boxer

The cartoons and caricatures of "Marc".

Do we value freedom of speech in Britain?

Our feeble reaction to assaults on liberty in Paris and Copenhagen reveals this country's terrible betrayal of the principle we did so much to establish

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

Careless History Costs Lives

Cultural amnesia is very hard to reverse

Elegy For Gray

The respected philosopher is a false friend of the West

Inside The Club

Conviviality and conversation at a bastion of the Establishment

From Gibbon To Pocock

The Decline and Fall author has a worthy successor

Remembering Sir Martin

Britain's most significant Holocaust historian, and Churchill's biographer

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"