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.
PAUL SAFFER on pop stars who’ve swapped roadies for rosettes.
How will Theresa May shape up as an ex-prime minister, wonders PAUL SAFFER.
From Derek Dougan to Gary Lineker, PAUL SAFFER finds plenty of footballers who won’t kick the big issues into the long grass.
PAUL SAFFER on Robin Day, the always-humble Grand Inquisitor who gave us BBC’s Question Time.