Post-doctoral studies may be a waste of time in the future world of work

Skilled jobs such as carpentry and nursing will be at a premium in an automated world

The Royal Navy’s two new flagships may be too unwieldy and vulnerable

The predictably progressive political stance of today’s practitioners has killed their line of comedy

The bland, humourless and one-dimensional boy wizard pales against his more interesting friends

The high priest of  “gonzo” journalism took pride in making stories up — his legacy should be deplored

“Anti-weapons” are much better value for money than aircraft carriers

Defending a nation often accused of entirely lacking a lighter side

The hero of the Just William books promotes free speech and debunks communism

A warm and witty writer with a mordant eye for the bad and the bogus