As the ball that Maradona’s fist helped on its way to the back of the net – with some divine help – goes up for auction, a scholar of soccer explains why that goal means so much.
The Conservative Party is hopelessly stuck in the 1980s, and it may yet be the undoing of Liz Truss as prime minister.
Too much has changed, economically and politically, since 1979.
On September 16 1992 the state fought the markets, and the markets won.
Mikhail Gorbachev died at 91 on Aug. 30, 2022. A historian of the Soviet era assesses his impact and the consequences of his failed attempts to reform state socialism.
The word ‘neoliberal’ gets thrown around a lot, often with differing and even contradictory meanings. Here, a political economist explains the origins and evolution of this complex concept.
The UK prime minister tendered his resignation after a slew of resignations by former allies in his government.
Reagan was the first US president to address the UK parliament. What he said still carries weight for Anglo-American relations decades on.
The types of people who gathered daily to watch Neighbours are the same who backed Tony Blair in 1997.
The Conservative Party isn’t polling too badly, all things considered, so MPs may think it’s time to boot out the prime minister.
Backbenchers are rattling their sabres and a brutal byelection loss has made it all so much worse.
The prime minister’s party has long sought to reconcile political popularity with fiscal constraint.
With so much recent focus on how women are treated, we need to look first at how we use language. And for a long time, it has been used to belittle and silence women.
New changes to employment rules go hand in hand with the recent knocks to Deliveroo and Uber to suggest that a trend is emerging.
Letting parents choose which school their child attends positions parents as consumers, and often diverts students and funding away from public schools.
We find low taxes on the rich bring economies little benefit. This suggests there is a strong economic case for raising taxes on the rich to help repair public finances following the pandemic.
In this new season of The Crown, Queen Elizabeth has two rivals for centre stage: Margaret Thatcher, played dazzlingly well by Gillian Anderson, and Diana Spencer.
For Judith Collins, centrism is an excuse to do nothing and stand for nothing. This election is the greatest challenge yet for her brand of politics.
Has the British offer of citizenship to Hongkongers violated the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration?
The British Anti-Apartheid Movement was founded 60 years ago. Here’s why it remains as relevant today as in its heyday.