Lockdown

Getting schooled by the facts of life

Research is revealing invisible injuries beyond the traditional diagnosis of PTSD, with important applications for healthcare staff caught up in battling Covid-19

The main rules of being an expat are 1) avoid controversy at all costs and 2) constantly belittle your home country

Like Mr Stimpson in the film Clockwise, Boris Johnson is learning about the perils of fostering hope

The scientific method remains dissent and criticism, even for Lockdowns

Damien Hirst’s work encapsulates the sterility, isolation and obsession with death of these times, says Alys Denby

The longer the pandemic and the platitudes go on, the more something doesn’t feel quite right

The Home Secretary ought to be up to the job

Recording guidelines are obscuring rather than clarifying the real extent of Covid’s impact on excess deaths

Hayek suggested a society which sacrificed liberty for security would gradually submit itself to authoritarian control