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RIP Frank Key

  The inestimable Mr Frank Key - also known as Paul Byrne - died last week.  There really was nobody like him, was there? Frank was the first regular columnist we recruited, and Key’s Cupboard ran every Friday, ...

RIP Malty

Some sad news. John Jobling - aka the wonderful Malty - died in September. Malty was a prolific commenter on The ...

Decline of the English barrister

Looking back on the glory days of the English barrister, once followed like today's pop stars and footballers... John Osborne in ...

Post-Truth set in early

There's something of a panic underway about 'Post-Truth'. But it seems truth ended up as a casualty in some of ...