Now that London is driving a revival in the UK’s economy there will no longer be any mileage in anti-capitalist rhetoric

Paris has a bold and visionary attitude to building for the arts. Why can’t London follow suit?

Bill and Shirley Letwin kept open house for open minds from Chicago to Cambridge and Hampstead

‘One can become American but one can never become English’

Boris Johnson should spend his second mayoral term reversing Ken Livingstone’s legacy of inverse snobbery and interest group politics

‘I sympathise with London motorists who are exasperated with massive packs of cyclists’

Capital Affairs: The Making of Permissive Society by Frank Mort

‘England is perceived by my Continental friends as being a country that is all about belonging or not belonging’