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Inside St. Paul's Cathedral with Reformation Lates

It’s rare that you see photos of the interior of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. With the exception of a couple days a year, photography is not …

England

How English is the Bayeux Tapestry?

David Musgrove considers where the Bayeux Tapestry was made and by whom, and asks historians whether it should be displayed in England<p><i>This article</i> …

A bloody history: From the largest battle ever fought to the most castles anywhere in the UK

The military heritage of Northumberland is without doubt one of the richest in all the British Isles.<p>By the nature of it being England’s most …

Churchill’s other darkest hour

Readers recall how a national hero once lost his way and another side to his state funeral<p>Did Winston Churchill ever take the tube, Ian Jack asks (Journal, 27 January). Yes. He once ventured into a Kensington station only to get lost in the corridors and have to be led back to the surface. Not the …

Darkest Hour

Phwoar, get an eyeful of all that top Tory beefcake...

If handsome guys lean to the right, how do you explain Trump and our leading Conservatives?<p>The secret is out. A US study, published in the <i>Journal of Public Economics</i>, says that more attractive people tend to politically identify as Conservative/Republican and that it’s precisely because they are so …

Boris Johnson

Vince Cable reveals he is not, in fact, Jesus Christ

Sir Vince Cable has revealed he is not Jesus Christ.<p>The Lib Dem leader’s astonishing admission followed former leader Paddy Ashdown musing that a …

Feminism
Feminism

Tory Brexiteers 'a direct threat to British democracy', Labour MP Chuka Umunna says

Leading Tory Brexiteers have become “a direct threat to democracy” in the UK after their attacks on civil servants, Labour MP Chuka Umunna has …

Holocaust denier to become Republican nominee for Illinois congressional seat

Art Jones the sole GOP candidate for third congressional district Anti-Defamation League calls Jones ‘a long-time neo-Nazi’<p>A neo-Nazi Holocaust denier is set to become the Republican nominee for a congressional seat in Illinois, the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Sunday.<p>The prospective candidate, …

Rights & Freedoms

As we approach the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, it's painfully obvious how much more work there is to be done

The spirit of the women who fought for the right to vote was rooted in the revolutionary belief that women were not second class citizens, not …

Tories ‘need to listen to young people on Brexit’

The former education secretary has urged Theresa May to endorse votes for 16-year-olds, and to listen to young people when drawing up social policy …

Nigel Farage brands Theresa May 'worst Prime Minister ever' and says she doesn't believe in Brexit

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said Theresa May is the single biggest problem facing Brexit and that she does not believe in it.<p>The MEP told …

Is Rees-Mogg another Trump?

Despite the veneer of public school manners, Jacob Rees-Mogg’s unfounded accusations of politically biased analysis by civil servants is not so …

The women who were tortured, force-fed and sexually abused as they fought for the right to vote

She became one of the most ­famous faces of the suffragette movement and a statue of Alice Hawkins was ­unveiled today in recognition of her …

Beneath the mask, Jacob Rees-Mogg is a dangerous and deceitful bully on secondment from the 18th century

Was there ever a more exquisitely polite thug than Jacob Rees-Mogg?<p>On indefinite secondment from the mid-18th century, the Honourable Member for the …

Amber Rudd slams Jacob Rees-Mogg claims of "fiddling" Brexit figures

Amber Rudd has hit back at fellow Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg and his claims that the Treasury "fiddled figures" relating to the potential economic impact …

This Brexit mess cannot go on. Theresa May must stand down now

She is said to be the only senior Tory who could preside over the talks. The trouble is, she’s making Britain an international joke<p>“Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud hatch out”: the muttered incantation of the emperor in Robert Graves’s Claudius the God has rarely seemed so apposite. It is …

Philip Hammond

Million Mask March: Thousands Of Masked Anarchist Protesters March Through London

Anarchists in V For Vendetta masks bring Westminster to a halt.<p>Anarchist protesters wearing Guido Fawkes disguises brought their anti-capitalist …

Michael Gove 'drafted into Theresa May’s Brexit war cabinet'

More News<p>WATCH: Former head of civil service accuses Brexiteers of 'selling snake oil'<p>The former head of the civil service has launched a …

Hard Brexit Makes Lords Reform A Priority

Change is generally unwelcome in the House of Lords, and when it does happen, it moves slower than cold treacle.<p>I welcome the Burns Report, on how to …

United Kingdom

Westminster sexual harassment won’t be stopped unless political parties change

Issues of how to deal with inappropriate behaviour are more complicated than in other workplaces.<p>Three women have come forward with stories about …

The House of Lords needs radical reform to reflect modern Britain

The House of Lords is in dire need of a shake up. The UK parliament’s upper chamber stands as a monument to a long-gone political era, where …

United Kingdom

What young Britons really think about Brexit and their prospects outside the EU

In the immediate aftermath of the EU referendum, much was made of how devastated young people were by the result. A survey by Lord Ashcroft suggested …

United Kingdom

Sinn Fein blames DUP deal with Tories as Northern Ireland power-sharing talks collapse

Power-sharing talks in Northern Ireland have collapsed after Sinn Fein and the DUP failed to reach agreement, following a 10-month impasse at …

United Kingdom

Human Rights To The Rescue: How the EU Charter Could Save Brexit

Despite Theresa May's assertion that the EU rights that we take for granted will continue post Brexit, the EU Withdrawal Bill which is currently …

The great revolution in prisoner voting will affect … a few dozen people

The government’s pitiable proposals are a result of it trying to appease the European court of human rights, while not enraging the press and public<p>In 2005 the European court of human rights ruled that the UK’s blanket ban on voting by convicted prisoners was a violation of the right to free …

United Kingdom

SNP launches two inquiries into sexual misconduct allegations

Investigations announced hours after Nicola Sturgeon denied any knowledge of allegations involving party members<p>The Scottish National party has launched two separate inquiries into alleged sexual misconduct, thought to involve male parliamentarians.<p>Hours after Nicola Sturgeon denied any knowledge …

United Kingdom

John Bercow says he’s considering PM’s letter on sexual harassment

John Bercow has responded to Theresa May’s call to overhaul the Commons’ complaints procedure amid sex abuse allegations, to say he is considering it.<p>…