Why have student digs gone from dingy to designer?
Global shortage of student accommodation is creating a new asset class
Discover John Steinbeck’s heavenly home in England
“The countryside is turning as lush as a plum…..There’s a quality here that I haven’t known for very long. The 20th century seems very remote.” So wrote John Steinbeck in 1959 when he was living in Somerset and researching his book on King Arthur. Later, in an interview, he said that he had been happier […]
The meerkat that electrified North London
Saul Lipetz recalls the electricity of Euro 2008.
The echo chamber
The Labour Party leadership contest is in full swing. But can anyone tell what’s going on?
Have Arsenal fans sold out?
A difficult season for Arsenal is drawing to an end – in the circumstances it seems harder than ever to defend the manager, but who are his fiercest critics – and what are the alternatives?
The Revolting Electorate
The pitchfork of protestation is multi-pronged. But one of the spikes must be more than a spur.
Meeting with Dire Straits as they kick off on World Tour with a gig in Egypt
An odd combination of events took me to Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera last week. One was a desire to escape the grey skies and rain storms of an English January and spend a week in the sun which is after all guaranteed in Egypt, is it not? The second was to find out why the […]
Lehmann to the rescue: the value of a supreme goalkeeper
My personal choice for the most significant penalty involving Arsenal in recent (-ish) times
Trumping up fear: can American voters defy their media agenda?
A look at how the current trend of Islamophobia in the United States has many precedents, and how it is in the interests of politicians to fan the flames of bigotry.
David Bowie’s most played tracks in the 21st century
Legendary singer still inspires with songs that never die