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Mary Wakefield is commissioning editor of The Spectator.

BAE Systems’s Taranis, an armed, unmanned combat aerial vehicle which can fly unseen by radar and fire on targets on land or in the air

We cannot afford to sit back and watch: robot wars are something to fear

From Lethal Autonomous Weapons to tiny nano-drones, the warfare technology in development is thoroughly alarming

Mars in his eyes

One cloudless night perhaps ten years from now, you might look up into the dark and see a planet glowing…

Trouble Building

On the first-floor landing of my new house stood Martin the structural engineer, giving an inch-wide crack the sort of…

Back to bespoke

Did you know we were in the middle of another industrial revolution? Perhaps, like me, you’ve been too busy fretting…

A Stitch in Time

In a few days, I’ll have been married for six months — so we’ll drain a few bottles of red,…