The Russia report

“In the end, there was no smoking gun,” said The Times. “In fact, there wasn’t even a gun.” But the long-delayed report from…

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The Battle of Britain

How did the battle get its name? On 18 June 1940, days after German forces had occupied Paris, and two weeks after Dunkirk,…

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Cancel culture

Is it possible, in the internet age, to “re-establish the bare minimum rules of political disagreement”, asked Douglas Murray on UnHerd. The latest…

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A crisis for China

Liu Xiaoming, the Chinese ambassador to London, came out fighting this week as the UK Governmentm under pressure from the US moved closer…

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The Atlantic slave trade

How did the Atlantic trade begin? It was pioneered by the Portuguese, the first Europeans to navigate the length of West Africa. From…

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