Winter 2017

Why Democrats are pinning their White House hopes on a celebrity-in-chief

Reagan, Trump… Oprah? Damian Reilly examines the star-spangled race to replace Donald Trump

The very thing keeping tourists safe in Jamaica? Crime

A new wave of gun crime is hitting Jamaica. But if you’re visiting as a tourist you have nothing to fear, says Guy Kennaway

Ben Shapiro

Inside the intellectual dark web

Thanks to the internet, millions now have access to views mainstream media considers ‘forbidden’. Douglas Murray examines the freethinkers leading the charge

10 easy steps to becoming a New Progressive

Put prejudice and selfishness behind you by learning to think like a ‘woke’ millennial

Big business once cherished workers. Now it exploits them

Victorian capitalists belonged to the same town as those who worked for them. They could not escape the demands of the neighbourhood

Television comedy is caught in a cycle of recycling

Do TV viewers really want to see the likes of Roseanne and Will & Grace revived?

Rolls-Royce Phantom review: The spirit of ecstasy

This spectacular vehicle is more stately home than car. No wonder it turned Sarah Vine into a little boy-racer

State ‘calorie caps’? An idea that leaves a sour taste

In this era of state-enforced skinniness, scoffing dirty burgers is an act of rebellion.

Treacle tart recipe: a childhood treat for grown-ups to gorge on

It’s easy to dismiss this pudding as nursery food, but that’s part of its charm

The night I drank century-old champagne from a shipwreck

This sunken treasure had lost its bubbles — but the taste was sweetly intriguing

The fad for non-alcoholic drinks overlooks one thing: they’re all disgusting

Are people so vulnerable to social pressure to get sloshed they must pretend to be drinking when they aren’t?

A voyage of discovery

To avoid the misery of air travel, Douglas Murray travelled to New York by sea

Saint Petersburg

Looking to destress? Don’t rule out a cruise

My two relaxing weeks of staying on a floating Downton Abbey was pure bliss

All aboard: The best cruises to sail away on

A guide to the finest cruises for foodies, families, wildlife-spotting and all-out luxury

The wish list

From sunglasses and suitcases to seriously impressive watches

Want to be asked out? Then stop staying in

Like so many others, my divorced friend found ‘The One’ at a party she almost didn’t go to