The Canadian leader is a vapid sloganeer.
“There’s no support for adults,” Alison White was told, as her son Louis neared his 18th birthday. “There used to be, but it’s all been cut.”
The Pakistani opposition leader, Imran Khan, outlines his vision for change.
There is no supply-side issue for a liberal, anti-Brexit party. The problem is demand.
Your weekly dose of gossip from Westminster.
The Home Secretary is disengaged, with a lack of drive and an inability to grasp a real political problem.
This month marks the 50th anniversary of that speech. But the one that followed in the autumn was perhaps more important.
The Labour leader could be daring, if unpopular, by calling for prison and drugs reform.
The study of the genes which affect intelligence could revolutionise education. But, haunted by the spectre of eugenics, the science risks being lost in a political battle.
The price of a humanity that actually grows and changes is death.
Marghanita Laski’s razor-sharp satire offered a vision of a brutal Tory government.
How Britain and the US are being dragged into the defining conflict of our times.
Founded in 1967, the pioneering Enitharmon Press established a new poetry world.
Invented in Britain, perfected in America and super-sized by the Soviet Union and China, the factory has shaped modern history.
Roddy Doyle, in an admiring blurb, calls Donal Ryan’s fifth book a novel, but it might be described equally as a collection of long, linked stories.
The Devils’ Dance is an intricate mixture of fact and fiction about the imprisonment and death of Uzbekistan’s greatest writer, Abdulla Qodiriy.
The story behind the movie that defines the movies is one of immigrants, timing and a “son of a bitch” director.
Childbirth, a newborn’s cry, and volatile teenage emotions all become life-threatening: children are feared for their sheer vulnerability.
It is unfortunate that nothing Maxine Peake’s stand-up comic says, either on or off stage, is remotely amusing.
On the 20th anniversary edition of Front Row, Geldof’s ever-building uproar of enthusiasm for the New Jersey gangster saga was sensational.
Revisiting the show reveals all the ways in which we, and television, have changed since 1978.
It struck me, during the course of our team’s annual pre-season dinner, how much I like my team-mates.
Man has always tried to make music that sounds like birdsong. Now, composer Erland Cooper has succeeded.
We know which players are likely to go, but what will happen when our lads finally get to Russia?
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