Campaign Diary: Putin’s regime is suffering from an old problem — imperial overreach

His pessimism about Britain proved untrue — and its own kind of comforting fantasy

We must not capitulate to self-indulgent and hypocritical student outrage over Cambridge’s Seeley Library

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s many passions included a view of Empire that would today be regarded as racist

This magnificent one volume history details the tumultuous days of the Indian army in the jungles of Burma

There is a lesson here for those who prefer to sharpen their knives on the whetstone of grievance

Britain’s bleak record with the slave trade makes a horrible story, but it is one not helped by getting it wrong

Daniel Johnson says Spanish imperialism left a legacy defying simplistic analysis

One man’s crusade against the woke decolonisation of our patriotic anthems

Public memory of the war in Iraq fails to consider the human cost