Music and Performance
07 August 2013
Franz Schubert-fest.
19 December 2012
Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong David Walsh Simon & Schuster, 320pp, £18.99 My Time: an...
18 July 2012
American Jews are falling out of love with Israel.
03 March 2011
Some years ago, when he was still owner of the Telegraph newspapers, Conrad Black damned journalists as a species. Not...
27 January 2011
Masked Raiders: Irish Banditry in Southern Africa (1880-99) Charles van OnselenZebra Press, 312pp, £14.99In the later...
13 January 2011
Not long ago I wrote an essay about Tony Blair and matters related for an estimable American journal. I wanted to say...
11 November 2010
As Paul Addison puts it in his admirable short biography Churchill: the Unexpected Hero, Winston Churchill won two...
23 August 2010
Has any short letter ever been so fateful? On 2 November 1917, Arthur James Balfour, the former Conservative prime...
24 May 2010
"Taking one year with another . . ." the chancellor likes to say in his Budget speech, but one year is not...
UK Politics
03 May 2010
Not long after Nick Clegg had wowed the nation in the first television debate, a whisper could be heard within Labour...
UK Politics
29 March 2010
Over most of the past century, the liberal democracies of the west were distinguished from totalitarian regimes in...
18 February 2010
Arthur Koestler
26 November 2009
Who would rule?
UK Politics
15 October 2009
If there was a central theme of British political history in the first half of the 20th century, it was the rise of the...
02 October 2008
A Time to Speak Out: Independent Jewish Voices on Israel, Zionism and Jewish Identity Edited by Anne Karpf, Brian Klug...