We need more classical music in public spaces
Rakib’s Britain: The Queen has been a powerful force for unity in a rapidly changing and multicultural Britain
Our enchanted, sometimes absurd, monarchy is one of the last focuses of common cultural experience
In our secular age the Queen has been Anglicanism’s most compelling representative
Opponents of the monarchy are also suspected of hating Christmas, puppies and the sound of children’s laughter
The universal realities of life, love and death are at the core of the strength of the monarchy
The American classic is fine street-party fare
Many of us will never live to see a jubilee again — what will sustain the Windsors without spectacle?