Alasdair Palmer

Alasdair Palmer was a columnist and leader writer at the Sunday Telegraph, and speechwriter for Theresa May. He is now writing a six-part drama for German television.

Brilliant psychologist Daniel Kahneman died this year

The amazing discovery of a thousand Orvieto pots in a water shaft

What the Supreme Court’s ruling on firearms officers means

A magnificent celebration of the artist who was midwife to the birth of humanism

Alasdair Palmer visits an exhibition at the Fondazione Marco Besso, Rome

When it comes to booking a holiday abroad, we need to protect our right to take risks and make our own decisions

The Happy Traitor tells Blake’s story in a witty and sophisticated way, fully alert to its complexities and ironies

Alasdair Palmer says there is little evidence to show that lockdowns are effective

For art lovers, now is the perfect time to visit The Eternal City

The moral standards of creative giants