Political judgments

Readers will have gathered that I am on holiday. But my piece in the latest print edition of Standpoint explores the delicate relationship between judges and politics.

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