In an era of executions and transportation, 19th century courts were surprisingly laissez-faire about acid attacks.
The key difference between the liar and the bullshit artist is that the liar has at least some regard for the truth.
The First Minister knows that her demand of a "soft Brexit" is unlikely to be met.
From thinking about family to remembering Carrie Fisher, the first week of the new year left me strangely optimistic.
It's time for the UK to address long-standing defects: our poor productivity, our regional imbalances, our lack of affordable housing and our weak vocational sector.
Rather than leaving the EU, the Front National leader wants to "renegotiate" France's membership.
The illusion of sovereignty conferred by the referendum will vanish once the negotiations begin.
Vince Cable makes the liberal case for immigration controls.
While the First Minister supports criminalising sex workers, imprisoning women who have abortions and running all-male political campaigns, her defence sounds hollow.
As the pay gap narrows for women in their twenties, some suggest the real factor is the decision to have children. But why are we placing that burden on women?
Leavers are targeting all those deemed ideologically impure: MPs, the judiciary and the civil service.