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We treat prisoners of war better than care home residents

A benign trip to hospital offered a stark reminder that consciousness hangs by a deathly thread

Our way of death has become increasingly mawkish. Far better to opt for a swift cremation, without frills or power ballads

The torture of our new safety obsessed national psyche

Everyday lies with Theodore Dalrymple

The work of two fine artists is gaining belated and well-deserved recognition

Thoughts on the plague with St Pauls’ greatest dean, John Donne

How coronavirus stopped us denying the reality of death

Theodore Dalrymple finds a reason to be cheerful