Rising tensions over gas fields in the Eastern Mediterranean are fuelled by Erdogan’s dream of expanding Turkey’s borders

Here’s how the new president can unite the country — and pick up votes

Adam LeBor investigates the former communist cult that has found common cause with the prime minister and the Brexiteer Conservative right

Daniel Johnson remembers Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, wise and generous friend, guide and mentor

The race debate has been taken over by grifters with a vested interest in a booming equalities industry

Joseph Connolly treasures his friendship with his literary hero

Richard D. North charts the rise and fall of the British fur trade

Emily Wheater and Ellen Pasternack say the gender change lobby is failing young people who change their mind

Honesty about how exhibits were acquired is a necessary first step in addressing our imperial past

Selling the Royal Academy’s greatest treasure would be risky and morally wrong