Baby Hitler: The Remarkable Rise of Sebastian Kurz

The Gentleman's Journal Ordinarily, when a hot young politician sweeps to victory on the popular vote – think Obama, think Trudeau, think Macron – we all hug each other and get terribly excited that change is going to come. But when, last autumn, Austria ushered in a political prodigy so youthful he’d be declared ineligible [...]

A SURVIVOR’S GUIDE TO THE NEXT REVOLUTION

Tatler Revolutions are as old as humanity itself and, alas, it’s always nature’s Tatler readers who get it in the neck. Exactly 100 years ago, one of the largest empires in history, which spanned three continents, collapsed in a matter of months. One moment, the Tsar was in charge, and his super-rich aristocrats were dining on stuffed [...]

May’s Beard

The Spectator This week, the Tory party conference ought to be gripped by the question, who the hell is Nick Timothy, the vizier with all the power? To suggest that Theresa May’s joint chief of staff is the man behind our new PM’s manoeuvres is apparently misogynistic, but I’m a woman and I’ll say what [...]