The Queen

Time to admit it: the rules were always silly, and often cruel

Warriors against cancel culture have been loudest in calling for a republic

Scotland’s blasphemy law means it’s just as well The Queen didn’t attend COP26

The new Ireland dislikes Unionists as much as the old one

It is bizarre in the extreme to focus criticism of empire on the Crown

Our inability to do justice to the death of Prince Philip

The suspicion that it has a partial basis in fact makes the saga splendidly and addictively watchable

Why ‘God Save The Queen’ matters too