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The Supreme Court Justice candidate joined a fraternity in the post-Animal House boom in frat houses. Harry Mount explains the strange phenomenon of going Greek at American universities
The Fat Owl of the Remove is to be revived by the comic publisher Rebellion. Gyles Brandreth remembers trying to resurrect him in the 1970s - and losing out to Jimmy Savile
Russia's military intelligence has bungled again, in a disastrous operation in Holland. James Le Fanu recalls their catastrophic exercise in Salisbury and explains the science behind Novichok
50 years after the first episode, the TV channel Gold is planning to film three new episodes. Ian Lavender recalls the joy of starring as Pike in the original series
For three years, Gill Powell has looked after her goddaughter while her parents are at work. Now, as Nancy starts school, Gill tells her how much she's enjoyed their time together
As a new season of Pinter plays opens in the West End, actor Kenneth Cranham recalls his friend’s illuminating advice on how to understand his work and characters
Learning poetry makes you happier and staves off dementia, says Gyles Brandreth – Judi Dench and the Duchess of Cornwall agree with him
Nigel Summerley is startled by another sign of the times…
Messed around by the BBC, dropped by ITV, and then sadly ignored, Graeme, Bill and Tim are celebrating the DVD release of their complete works, they tell Harry Mount
Boris Johnson took centre-stage at the Conservative Conference in Birmingham at a 'Chuck Chequers' fringe event. Harry Mount worked with Boris for five years and edited his collected Wit and Wisdom. What makes the former Foreign Secretary tick?
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