Richard Negus says the cruel sentimentality of the Hunting Act scars the countryside to this day, but the biggest loser is the animal it purported to protect

Brexit has been blamed for the decline of the British press, but the mainstream media was broken long before we left the European Union

An act of quasi-guerrilla commemoration

The National Memorial Arboretum is an ambitious landscape of trees and statuary — but does it work?

Adam LeBor recalls terror and surreal moments of calm in Eastern Europe

The Government’s is hounding distinguished societies from their prestigious premises

The folly of public schools’ race to embrace the religion of wokeness

Michael Collins on the issue-led rehabilitation of a fast food giant

Andrew Cusack says the influence of the Netherlands’ seaborne empire can still be felt around the world, from Manhattan and South Africa to modern Sri Lanka

Climate change targets are rising at a dangerous rate