Industrial scale drinking, courting communists and winning the “Golden Bollock”

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

How has political reporting changed in the last twenty years, and is it all for the worse?

Daniel Johnson recalls the colourful life of Sir Peregrine Worsthorne

Leave literary reviews to reviewers rather than score-settling academics

The great critics always began before they were forty. Who are their equivalents today?

The rise and fall of the British newspaper