Remembering Roger Scruton, a defender of reason in a world of postmodern barbarians

Barbara Kay | 03 February 2020 | FEATURES |  
tags: conservatism, obituaries, Roger Scruton

Vale, Christopher Tolkien. Middle-earth is indebted to you

Harley J. Sims | 24 January 2020 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christopher Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien, obituaries

Roger Bannister, a Brit of the best sort

Ollie Wright | 07 March 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: obituaries, sport

The inspiring life of Ruth Pfau, leprosy doctor

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 Aug 2017 | ABOVE |  
tags: Christianity, obituaries, Pakistan

Learning from the Master Roaster, Don Rickles

Izzy Kalman | 28 April 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bullying, don rickles, free speech, master roaster, obituaries, political correctness
One of America's great comedians made a career of insulting celebrities to their faces. Was that bullying?

Father of 18 dies in Spain at 56

Devra Torres | 16 March 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: big families, obituaries, Spain

Castro: power through repression

Charles Recknagel | 29 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Communism, Cuba, Fidel Castro, Marxism, obituaries
He ousted a dictator and then became one

Vale Leonard Cohen, high priest of erotic romanticism

Xavier Symons | 16 November 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Leonard Cohen, music, obituaries
The iconic Canadian musician wrote great songs, but does anyone listen to the lyrics?

Jo Cox: looking at refugees with a mother’s heart

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: obituaries, refugees
The murdered British MP wanted Britain to take more child refugees.

Justice Antonin Scalia on family life

Ashley McGuire | 23 February 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family values, Justice Antonin Scalia, obituaries

A larger-than-life human being

John Coverdale | 15 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Antonin Scalia, obituaries, US Supreme Court
The late Justice Scalia was a man with a big heart and a great sense of humour.

Carl Djerassi, father of the pill, dies

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: contraceptive pill, obituaries
Did he ever doubt the wisdom of the contraceptive revolution?

Doing justice to Ian Paisley

Michael Kirke | 18 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Nothern Ireland, obituaries
Forgiveness, yes, but the honest recording of memory has its own moral imperative.

Joan Rivers’ final act

Zac Alstin | 12 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: obituaries, plastic surgery, show business, United States
America's icon of plastic surgery was a popular comedian, but success came at great personal cost.

Philip Seymour Hoffman: a rare breed of actor

Brendan Malone | 04 February 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: films, obituaries

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