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Why do we listen to a naive 16-year-old? Because modern society is a mass youth cult, says Theodore Dalrymple
An extract from Auberon Waugh's column, 'Rage'. Here he is on Waugh's Law of Maths, the voting public and why Judas was a saviour
Nick Flowers recalls his encounter with the eccentric astronomer at a very thinly attended political meeting...
A flight of fancy by American novelist Patricia Highsmith
With hits including My Beautiful Laundrette, Dangerous Liaisons and Philomena, Stephen Frears is one of our most versatile directors. He talks to Melanie McFadyean about his Leicester childhood and his journey to the top
Some jazz greats die young, but the leader of the Sun Ra Arkestra just plain refuses to leave the stage, says Nigel Summerley
In 1995, the late Jeffrey Bernard (1932-1997) went on the wagon – and began to find himself incredibly boring
At the April lunch, Prue Leith spoke about her life in cooking, one of Paul Hollywood's meaner moments on Bake Off, bomb scares and explosive marmalade.
Edvard Munch's famous picture will be shown at the British Museum for the first time in a decade. The image is a favourite with Oldie cartoonists, says Harry Mount
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