Viktor Orbán has created a pipeline of support for his Fidesz political project by granting full citizenship to thousands of ethnic Hungarians in Romania

The rise and fall of the Sassoon family, whose yearning for social acceptance brought titles at the cost of success

Filmmakers have fallen out of love with romantic movies, but it’s time to bring back passion to the picture house

Far too many young people are woefully ignorant of the splendour and meaning of our rich ecclesiastical architecture

On the outsize influence of small magazines

A wildly funny and slyly subversive comic genius who deftly skewered the mores of Victorian England

Cash crisis in the arts — what’s new?

Landowners are reviled as enemies of the environment by the Jacobins of the green movement but these Poundland Robespierres are simply blinded by prejudice

Where do the acts too big for pubs but too small for arenas play?

How did four ornery lads rearing up from the post-war English underclass become national treasures?