The actress discusses putting domestic violence on air, and why she didn't want Rob Titchener to die.
My week, from post-politics retirement to David Cameron’s fatal error – and my spray-tan anxiety.
After the Islington MP accused a reporter of sexism, she was publicly ridiculed. But her anger should not be ignored.
It wasn’t what I’d imagined a wasp attack to be like. It was so quiet; they were too busy to buzz.
Osborne stumbles, Corbyn humbled, and how Labour MPs are taking the news about Keith Vaz.
Beneath the festivals and castles, Edinburgh is just as divided as the rest of the UK.
The former prime minister will be remembered for losing the EU referendum. But this was far from his only failure.
This week in the media, from my grammar-school plan and an embarassing Question Time to the disappearing cats of Essex.
Nick Clegg believes the public could crave a "government of national unity" in the near future.
The coverage of Hillary Clinton’s health should worry us if we care about how the press operates on a democracy.
It's said that the Battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton. Was Britain's relationship with Europe wrecked there?
The gap between poor and middle-class white pupils is widening. What can we do about the educational plight of underprivileged white youngsters?
We had a terrific time in the Sixties – but at what cost to the millennial generation?
Blair and Brown's young advisors were intelligent, metropolitan, and destined for power. What went wrong for the party's best and brightest?
By 2025, two-thirds of the world’s population will be living in Asia. Can Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century help predict what happens next?
Want to know why 50,000 people showed up to pay their respects at the funeral of Jean-Paul Sartre? Three new books may provide the answer.
Aravind Adiga’s novel about cricket in India is more enjoyable than a day watching the game – then again, that's not saying much.
Stefan Buczacki’s account of the affair, My Darling Mr Asquith, ought to be titallating – but it takes a long time to show that Venetia was "unlikable" and "not very interesting".
The Murderous History of Bible Translations by Harry Freedman reveals the fraught story of the famous text.
Now that Ross and Demelza are man and wife, the lush surroundings start to look like window dressing.
Estuary: Out from London to the Sea takes the reader on a journey through a space that can be lethal – or beautifully free.
Two new films set out to recapture the magic of their classic originals. One of them achieves it.
The old-fasioned dramatics of the BBC's radio adaptation conceal a darker, more difficult story.
The Emirates stadium is now like those Belgravia mansions that lie empty. So ungrateful, those Arsenal fans.
In 1934 it was noted that Muriel Morgan Gibbon had “turned Labour” and “bathes all the year round at Kenwood”.
A three-way ding-dong between son, mother and me, and all because of an Allen key.
“Dear life coach, I’m not being facetious but, now you mention it, there is one small area of my life I want to change. . ."
Our obsession with all things peculiarly cake can’t be replicated – but transcends borders.
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