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May 2016
"There is no nobler cause than the freedom of the press; but the more absolute that freedom is, the more ignoble may be the motives of those who avail themselves of it."
 
 
May 2016
'It is Homer Simpson, I believe, who is credited with the observation, “Actors—is there anything they don’t know?”'
 
 
April 2016
"Far from being the harbinger of a more transparent and law-abiding Iran, the Zanjani trial is just an attempt to settle scores"
 
 
May 2016
‘Can the promoters of Project Fear not see that Brexit would merely result in the UK becoming just like any other non-EU nation?’
 
 
June 2013
‘Temporarily withdrawing from the human rights convention in order to deport Abu Qatada would be absurd’
 
 
March 2014
Abortion is a subject which never goes away and the arguments remain fundamental — a woman's right to choose versus a child's right to life, as each side would advance their case. And yet the technical and clinical
 
 
May 2016
‘Magazines such as Standpoint are not viable on their own — they need philanthropic backing’
 
 
May 2016
‘Our rigid, unresponsive centralised healthcare system, designed by state-socialists and run by bureaucrats, serves neither patients nor practitioners’
 
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May 2015
"The Humboldt Forum is a spectacular idea. But it will take the right intellectual architect to pull it off. We will have to trust Neil MacGregor"
 
 
January/February 2011
Life in Birmingham as a vicar’s wife opened our Mole’s eyes to what has become of Britain’s second city
 
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November 2015
‘You cannot measure the success of a city by the number of coffee chains it can support’
 
 
May 2016
‘There is nothing left for a girl to expose save her pubic mound — and that can’t be far off now’
 
 
May 2016
The surprising roots of vegetarianism
 
 
April 2016
An Indian genius had little formal education but his findings astounded Cambridge mathematicians
 
 
May 2016
The two greatest chess prodigies of the age will soon face each other
 
 
May 2016
The Romans had a tendency towards alarming additives in their drinks
 
 
April 2014
It gets to the point doesn't it — where you're trying to "do the right thing", whatever that may be. Lead a decent, middle-class life — and yet somehow whatever you do, it's morally wrong. You know? It's
 
 
July/August 2015
Despite everything, the BBC is still one of our great cultural forces
 
 
July/August 2011