Robert Maxwell left a dark legacy, but PAUL SAFFER remembers a lighter moment from his assault on public life.
Was Wyatt’s fiction as colourful as his diaries? wonders PAUL SAFFER.
PAUL SAFFER remembers the unlikely media career of Derek Jameson. Do we mean him? We surely do.
A relation of a statesman with a tell-all memoir: PAUL SAFFER revisits Terry Major-Ball, the anti-Trump.
Rishi Sunak has risen without trace. How should Boris Johnson respond, wonders PAUL SAFFER.
PAUL SAFFER on how sport came back with renewed purpose after its suspension in WW2.
As sport returns from its spell on the bench, PAUL SAFFER looks at how it came back after World War I.
Prime ministers’ sidekicks – do they always have to cause so much trouble? asks PAUL SAFFER
PAUL SAFFER adds a footnote to the story of Robert Maxwell suing Private Eye – and finds himself in a parallel universe.
Robert Maxwell celebrated his famous defeat of Private Eye with a commemorative book. PAUL SAFFER enjoys the irony.
Football has been criticised for its response to COVID-19 but PAUL SAFFER finds an echo from a global crisis a century ago.
A two-party system relies on at least one of them being fit to form a government. PAUL SAFFER thinks that might be the problem.