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Matthew d’Ancona

Gids is a scandal on a par with the Post Office. So where does Starmer stand?

An aspiring Labour government cannot avoid the questions raised in the Cass review

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Matthew d’Ancona’s Culture: Civil War is quite an accomplishment

Our editor-at-large’s rundown of the pick of the week’s cinema, books and streaming

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Matthew d’Ancona’s Culture: Long Day’s Journey Into Night is breathtaking

Our editor-at-large’s rundown of the pick of the week’s theatre, television, books and cinema

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Hate speech laws don’t work. Now Labour must learn from an SNP fiasco

Scotland’s hate speech law is a disaster. We need serious government, not toytown politics

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Matthew d’Ancona’s Culture: Andrew O’Hagan’s Caledonian Road is fiction at its very best

Our editor-at-large’s rundown of the pick of the week’s books and cinema

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Why I love the deep state

If it hadn’t been for the civil servants that the Conservatives so gleefully denigrate, Britain would have fallen apart years ago

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Still cruel but no longer competent, the Tories are in moral freefall

The government is causing its own descent into the abyss. How low can Sunak and his cronies stoop?

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Matthew d’Ancona’s Culture: Until August is a final gem from the great Gabo’s imaginative treasury

Our editor-at-large’s rundown of the pick of the week’s books and cinema

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Trump may still be defeated, but his MAGA is here to stay

This election is only the latest chapter in a saga that, unfortunately, is only just beginning

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Matthew d’Ancona’s Culture: An Enemy of the People is a very special production indeed

Our editor-at-large’s rundown of the pick of the week’s theatre, books and cinema

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At last, Joe Biden comes out fighting

The president’s state of the union speech was a spirited attack on Donald Trump

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Matthew d’Ancona’s Culture: Dune Part Two is even better than the first

Our editor-at-large’s rundown of the pick of the week’s film, TV and art

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The Big Apple vs the Big Orange

New York courts now look like the best chance of stopping Donald Trump’s return to the White House

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Matthew d’Ancona’s Culture: The Picture of Dorian Gray is unmissable

Our editor-at-large’s rundown of the pick of the week’s film, TV and art

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ITV is now the nation’s conscience, and it’s telling the truth about Covid lies

What does it say about our politics that justice is now delivered via TV dramas?

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Matthew d’Ancona’s Culture: One Love is a timely cinematic pageant

Our editor-at-large’s rundown of the pick of the week’s film, TV and art

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How the west betrayed Navalny

We could have helped him become Russia’s Mandela – but instead we preferred performative scolding and mindless culture wars

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Matthew d’Ancona’s Culture: An Enemy of the People is political drama of the highest calibre

Our editor-at-large’s new rundown of the pick of the week’s theatre, film and TV

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The republic is in grave peril as American Ulysses Biden fades away

The stakes in this election could scarcely be higher. Is Biden up to the challenge?

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The flipside of Sunak’s smugness is his undeniable ridiculousness. He’s a joke

When they’re laughing at you, you know you’ve lost

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Matthew d’Ancona’s Culture: Sathnam Sanghera's Empireworld is essential reading in post-Brexit Britain

Our editor-at-large's brand-new rundown of the pick of the week's theatre, film and TV

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Follow Germany’s lead and take fear and venom out of the migration issue

German protests against AfD’s far right extremism show us how to beat the populists

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Trump and the nightmare of tyranny lurking within the American dream

Despite facing 91 felony charges, Trump is going to be the Republican presidential nominee. He is a dictator-in-waiting

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Common decency vs the Post Office

For the sake of our souls, the idolisation of “business” must end

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The karaoke moralists of Davos shrug as the fire they lit burns up the world

The world’s most discredited and pointless summit will provide few answers

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Five ways that Starmer can be a PM of consequence by bringing back trust

Anything short of a hefty Commons majority will be viewed as a failure for the Labour leader

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Doctor Who shows the best of Britain – Rishi Sunak is showing us at our worst

The returning sci-fi series – a British institution – reminds us that we still do many things brilliantly and with generosity of spirit

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The Tories are a bunch of pound shop Enoch Powells

Faced with electoral oblivion, their reckless actions risk inflicting damage on the country that will take many years to repair

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Rishi Sunak, the peevish toddler in Number 10

The row with Greece shows Sunak can’t even do basic diplomacy. So what’s the point of him being PM?

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If you think Gaza is heading for a neat and happy ending, you’re wrong

Don’t be fooled, Israel will not rest until Hamas has been destroyed. This war is only just starting

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Meet Danny Kruger, the dangerous saviour of British nationalism

The Tory MP is no swaggering populist, but a leading light of a new cohort of Tories for whom nationalism and nationhood are the intellectual core of public life

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Psychic numbing is preventing the west from confronting Hamas’s horror

We have no right to avert our gaze from the Israel-Hamas war

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