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Theresa May has announced her resignation. What made the PM tick? Detlev J Piltz remembers meeting her with her vicar father, when she was four.
Valerie Grove writes about meeting the magnificent Judith Kerr, author of the Tiger Who Came To Tea
As Theresa May resigns, Boris Johnson is the hot favourite to be the next Prime Minister. Harry Mount, who worked with Boris for five years and edited The Wit and Wisdom of Boris Johnson, explains what makes him tick
Queen Victoria was born 200 years ago in Kensington Palace, on May 24, 1819. Sir Tim Laurence, the Queen's son-in-law, reveals the thoughtful gifts that Victoria and Albert exchanged on their birthdays.
His Brexit Party is tipped to win the European elections on Thursday. Yesterday, he was doused in milkshake. Harry Mount on the Marmite politician of the age
On 24th May, Leonardo da Vinci: A life in Drawing opens at the Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. Alexander Hope recalls the quest for perfection that made him a frustrated, unreliable genius
Peter Somerville-Large’s Irish document was of no use in Kabul in the 1950s; he had to take a test – watched by a group of examiners and a line of camels
Britain's greatest interviewer, Lynn Barber, is 75 today. Here she is on Germaine Greer, who's just turned 80
May 14 marks the 75th anniversary of the successful conclusion of Patrick Leigh Fermor’s daring kidnap of a German general on Crete. But he didn’t act alone, writes Harry Mount
Sara Lodge, former speechwriter to Kofi Annan, speaks about the hidden gems of Edward Lear: the links between pathos and absurdity in his poetry, his under-regarded art and the Owl and the Pussycat's sombre sequel.
Author of D-Day: The Soldiers’ Story, Giles Milton, tells the story of the men who lived through D-Day.
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