Jonn Elledge edits the New Statesman's sister site CityMetric, and writes for the NS about subjects including politics, history and Daniel Hannan. He is on Twitter, almost continously, as @JonnElledge.
2,000 years of administrative screw ups in the Vatican.
When the fourth is the first.
The most important English king you know nothing about.
Tonight we're gonna party like it's 1399.
“Labour is an anti-racist party to its core," says leader.
Hey, it worked once!
Or to give him his full title, the disgraced former defence secretary, Dr Liam Fox.
Well, they need all the votes they can get.
The self-deprecation paradox.
The Jacobean equivalent of one of the minor characters from Four Lions.
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