Faith DispatchesDavid StewartAugust 14, 2018
The new report finds evidence of appalling sexual and physical mistreatment of students as young as 7, as well as a culture of secrecy, at two abbey schools.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartJuly 25, 2018
Each day brings not only further confusion but also growing demands for a “people’s vote”: a second referendum on E.U. membership or at least a plebiscite on whatever exit deal, if any, this hapless government manages to negotiate.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartJune 19, 2018
Tens of thousands—including children—may be trapped in illegal employment in U.K. construction, hospitality and agriculture sectors, in domestic service, and, sadly, in prostitution.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartMay 15, 2018
The most recent member of the current Conservative Party administration to be shown the door, Ms. Amber Rudd, was partly responsible for perpetuating an unpleasant and morally dubious policy that her predecessor in that office had introduced.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartMay 11, 2018
For the first time London has achieved the sad distinction of exceeding New York City in homicides. Almost all the killings have been of young adults or juveniles by their peers.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartApril 17, 2018
The prime minister authorized Royal Air Force participation in the U.S.-led strike while Parliament was in recess, upending an recent tradition of shared powers.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartApril 06, 2018
New forms of fascism are undoubtedly on the rise across Europe, but the majority of Europeans look askance at not only the football hooligans but at the possibility that sentiments similar to the ones they express might have driven the decision to leave the union.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartMarch 22, 2018
The nerve-agent attack on two Russians in the cathedral city of Salisbury has Britons feeling as though they are back in the pages of a James Bond novel.
Politics & Society DispatchesDavid StewartFebruary 23, 2018
Recent allegations about one of the United Kingdom’s biggest and best-known charities has driven increased demands from some quarters that overseas aid be reduced, if not abolished completely.