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We can respond to both threats with resolve and common purpose, without diminishing our traditions and values.
We have been bidden lately to celebrate Henry V, “Harry of Monmouth”: patriot, soldier, trouncer of our one-time enemies the French.
For all the anger over the new fees system, it is in many respects more progressive.
As the roots of Isis grow deeper, support for the group is increasing.
Corbyn delayed, Starmer renamed - and teaching your white, working-class granny to suck eggs.
British intervention in Syria must be backed up with a multinational plan to help bring stability to the region in the long-term.
The talk show host opens up about interview technique, his unique method of tweeting, and his experience of working with the state-backed channel now known as RT.
The concept of women deciding when, whether and how to have children, is still a threat to the status quo.
I have to admit my eyebrows lifted at Marlon James' assertion that “if I pandered to a cultural tone set by white women, particular[ly] older white female critics, I would have had ten stories published by now”.
Don’t tell me that high fashion is about joy. It is not. It is about a want that can never be sated and it is about money.
Labour's Ukip problem is deeper than Jeremy Corbyn - it reflects a division long present in the party.
Islamic State has gripped the imagination of western politics, but many Syrian rebels are more concerned by Assad. If we are to intervene in Syria, we must make it clear he has no long-term role to play.
We should be in no doubt that our intervention will greatly increase the chances of Islamic State striking in a big way.
Ultimately this is a question about the world in which we want to live.
The moment it was accepted that Aristotle had not been right about everything was a crucial turning point in the history of science.
Everyone from Darwin to Simón Bolívar considered the Prussian naturalist to be the foremost of his generation.
Get hold of these, and your holidays will be peaceful and merry.
The rise of the populist radical right is an epiphenomenon of a profound crisis of the social-democratic left.
No one writes better about friendship, about the way that connection can blaze up and fall away, within the course of an evening or over decades.
Just what was Frank Sinatra's association with "made men"?
The man who an early art teacher said "leaves everything out except the magic" is captured by two Sussex exhibitions.
At a Carrie Brownstein reading, I was reminded again how alike performers and fans can be. It's hard to tell who belongs to who.
Over the years, Macleod has perfected the tones of the world’s least extravagant teacher for Composer of the Week. One opera, however, left him lost for words.
I’ve seen Channel 4's The Murder Detectives described elsewhere as “gripping”. I’m going to come over all honest and transgressive, and tell you that I was quite often quite bored.
Terence Davies’s adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbons's 1932 novel hasn't "got legs" – that's the point.
Even a lovingly crafted present wasn’t good enough for one correspondent, who bemoaned the way that Christmas had morphed into the “great middle-class home-made chutney exchange . . . Even in November, I have jars of it left.”
In 1909, Helen Fraser led a suffrage propaganda tour of Scotland.
Murmur murmur murmur, they go. Whisper whisper whisper. They are just five feet from me. I have to act.
I stand outside La Belle Équipe on the corner of the rue Faidherbe and the rue de Charonne staring down at the great tattered mess of handmade cards, poesies, rotting bouquets wrapped in cellophane.
“Helicopters and fleets of Mercedes limousines,” says Jon Holmes, “now ship bands of Thai supporters who come up from the metropolis. They are even selling gourmet burgers on the Upperton Road bridge.”
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