A thrilling story of machismo, mutiny and madness in the Pacific

Obsessing over the sins of empire only serves to hide the flaws of dysfunctional modern states

France is going to the polls in the shadow of its colonial past

With thousands dying in Tigray, why is Parliament discussing ancient relics?

Old Europe lives on in the new world

There’s a revolving door between woke academia and woker UK Plc

The row over sending great British bangers to Bangor illustrates a dismal lack of gastronomic culture

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