The underlying motive for this tradition, though now often dressed up in quasi-medical language, is as much aesthetic as sanitary.
Posts Tagged: Shakespeare
“German intelligence has warned that the Kremlin seeks to influence this year’s elections.” Fallon’s speech on Russia: full text
“We hope that it abides by the Minsk agreements, curbs the reckless military activity, and ditches the misinformation.”
We have to be furtive when at the theatre, but the benefit is we have no choice but to hear and learn about the opinions of our opponents.
Rebecca Coulson: E is for executive, establishment, elite, experts – and, I suspect as we peer at the months ahead, election
As any crossword fan knows, that letter (or, ok, more usually her full monogram) represents the Queen. Here’s why it seems a topical signifier.
The ability to leverage a nation’s influence through international networks and institutions is key to promoting the national interest in the modern world.
Voters re-engaged. Brexit endorsed. May resplendent. So ends the best political year that this country has seen for a long time.
The daring leitmotif of her first week in office has been a purge not of Leavers but of a subset of her fellow Remainers.
Entrepreneur, trader and, ahem, tax evader, the greatest Englishman who ever lived was both hack and genius.
From a video series celebrating the 400th anniversary of the death of the Stratford MP’s “most famous constituent”.
The institution’s present popularity is dependent on the Queen, and, surely, her likeableness is tied to her apoliticism.
If yesterday’s accommodation had been reached last week, Duncan Smith wouldn’t have felt the need to resign in the first place.
The Prime Minister wondered if the Opposition’s reshuffle might run on into a Twelfth Night.
The Labour Leader got through by sticking with grim determination to the floods.
It has always struck me as among the most problematic of all Shakespeare’s plays. But the director, Jonathan Munby, found a way to deal brilliantly with the difficulties.
Daniel Hannan MEP: Scowl, and you’ll help to lose the EU referendum. Smile, and you’ll help to win it.
Reflecting people’s gripes back at them will take you only so far. To get further, you must also offer something better.
The masters of the Eurozone have decided to make an example of Greece – which explains why so little ground was given in the recent negotiations.