At party conference in Glasgow, I heard Scotland’s governing party demand a future distinctly different from the one being sketched out in Westminster.
Franco-British comradeship, anarchy at Shoreditch House and French grub in the Clink.
Plus: Labour wars, sexist bores and Ashcroft's birthday bash.
The plan to transform schools into academies is just the latest evidence that this government has no coherent education policy.
Telling Tales by Janice Turner.
Born after the Berlin Wall fell, the German actor reflects on what he has learnt about the Cold War, and why his generation should know more about it.
As much as Mr Johnson might wish otherwise, this referendum is about more than him.
This week on university campuses across the UK, activists are preparing for “Israel Apartheid Week”. This term is not only misleading, but a grave insult to those who were subjugated in South Africa.
For most of my adult life, I've escewed wearing a tie in almost all situations. Yet now I'm finally learning to respect them - especially when faced with Corbyn's undervest.
My colleague Susan – tougher than me – said I should just drop him. And then, one day, the matter came to a head.
Amid the rancour, it is easy to forget what drove European integration in the first place: the two great wars in the first half of the 20th century.
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