Culture

4 alternative ways to leave the EU

Perhaps it’s time to think outside the box on Brexit

22 Oct 2019

Why I regret inventing the innocent smoothie brand

Now all brands spend their lives trying to sound zany, matey and nice

22 Oct 2019

If Britain’s young love Europe so much why aren’t they learning the lingo?

The sharp decline in the number of Brits learning a language suggests that remainers’ love of Europe is only skin deep

18 Oct 2019

Why Coleen Rooney should not be seen as a victim

The dispute between Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy shows us how today’s WAGs operate more like CEOs

16 Oct 2019

Inside Britain’s best libraries

The stories behind these iconic libraries are often as interesting as the stories they contain

15 Oct 2019

How “cancel culture” got out of hand

Can anyone remember life before Brexit? In the years immediately BBB (Back Before Brexit), it seemed we were suffering from…

11 Oct 2019

A woke guide to climate change protesting

Visionaries who foresee the coming apocalypse are taking action. Will you join them?

10 Oct 2019

The only way to stay in love with London is to leave it

The trick to mastering London is to avoid the hassle of living there and yet pop in for the perks

3 Oct 2019

Five books to read this Autumn

This autumn, the headline news in books is the release of Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments, the long-awaited sequel to The…

3 Oct 2019

7 films to prepare you for a no deal Brexit

From stockpiling to learning to reconcile with the enemy, these films will prepare you for every eventuality

3 Oct 2019

London art fairs to look forward to this autumn

With its impressive roster of art fairs, October is the best month of the year for snapping up an artwork of your own

2 Oct 2019

The best art galleries outside of London

From Bath to Margate, here’s where to get your culture fix away from the capital

1 Oct 2019

Why I don’t regret my decision to be childless

Children are an ongoing irritation for those of us who have chosen not to have them

26 Sep 2019

Interview: Tracy Ann Oberman on trolling and why mothers make bad roles

Tracy Ann Oberman talks about playing the mother of a child who commits the worst crime imaginable and why she has always voted Labour

25 Sep 2019

The six wittiest Labour MPs

Last month, I wrote a piece for this auspicious publication on the Wittiest Conservatives. And now: Labour conference is here…

24 Sep 2019

That’s Life with comedian Simon Evans

Tune in for a sideways look at the people, ideas and events that have shaped the recent news agenda.

23 Sep 2019

Five things we’d all like to prorogue

Whether it’s Monday mornings or old age, we could all do with a bit of proroguing

20 Sep 2019

Six of the best Netflix documentaries

From high seas to Hollywood, here’s what to watch this Autumn

18 Sep 2019

Boris Johnson’s guide to staging a coup

The Brexit coup is real. We live in fear over what Boris Johnson will do next.

16 Sep 2019

Try late-night art and boutique bars in London this weekend

What to see, eat and drink in the capital this weekend

13 Sep 2019

What to see at the theatre this Autumn

From a Claire Foy and Matt Smith reunion to a play about First Ladies, there’s much to satisfy London’s theatre goers this Autumn

11 Sep 2019

6 reasons why you should join the Brexit Party

It gives you the perfect way out of a dull conversation and, besides, who doesn’t look good in teal?

10 Sep 2019

What to do when you’ve been deselected as an MP

Shorn of their overloads in number 10, the sky’s the limit for a sacked MP

6 Sep 2019

What’s on in London this weekend

Try the bar that is giving darts a makeover and watch acrobatic street theatre in King’s Cross

5 Sep 2019

Greta’s guide to sailing the Atlantic

Greta’s voyage of sacrifice will teach us the error of our ways

27 Aug 2019

Britain on a high: 8 summer activities to do at a height

Have a high octane British adventure this summer, from zip wires to hot air balloon rides

26 Aug 2019