Benjamin Disraeli

The magnificent palazzo where Disraeli’s Young England group used to gather is long gone, but its grounds have now been restored

Paula Bartley’s biography of Queen Victoria, based on the monarch’s letters and journals, brings out surprising contradictions

Ed Miliband sees himself as the heir to Disraeli. Not only is he nothing of the sort, but he doesn’t appear to have read the One Nation Tory’s best-known speech