History

Patrick West reviews The Channel, by Charlie Connelly

The condescending contrivances of diversified dosh

Covid-19 is bringing us closer to the Victorians more than any recreation of an 1830s London townhouse ever could

Half a century on, the song remains an an eternally affecting evocation of the need for solidarity and comfort

And did its modern tourist industry develop naturally? Graham Stewart discusses with Professor Jeremy Black

Rick Picton Thomas would have known what to say to those bent on removing his ancestor’s statue

Beckett, Camus and Monod arrived by different roads at the same destination thanks to their common experience of fighting injustice

The rise and fall of the British newspaper

How St Louis’s statue of King Louis IX will not be toppled

Instead of the chocolate-box pink stucco houses of Primrose Hill, it was the castles and cottages of Suffolk which served as Smith’s inspiration