San Francisco should serve as a cautionary tale as to what can happen when “progressive” far-left ideology dominates politics

From midnight Parisian walks and femmes fatales to jazz and corruption, Jeremy Black rounds up the best murders

From psychological character studies to witty and fast-paced detective novels, Jeremy Black rounds up the best crime fiction for late Spring

Ian Thomson delves into the most-investigated unsolved killing in British history as the investigation report was finally released on 15 June

Government plans to send undercover police into nightclubs are absurd and destructive

If you’re looking for the enemies of free speech, you’re looking the wrong way, argues Robert Poll

Calls to change public life to protect women set a bad precedent for the way in which we view women’s freedom

Feminists should be against the death penalty on the basis that the criminal justice system is built upon sexism, racism and class prejudice

Ms Lees offers a new take on the template, but she is walking a well-trodden path

A judicial review has been brought to challenge HMPPS policy which allows men who identify as women to mix with female prisoners