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Michel Houellebecq is the most prominent of the neo-reactionaries
  (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Michel Houellebecq and other French intellectuals may herald the end of the Left’s age

Caligula: a natural sadist who had a loathing of hypocrisy

Britain’s most skilled historical storyteller has created another gem

A 15th century rendition of the battle

Agincourt is nothing to celebrate

Henry V was a monster and Agincourt was one of many war crimes he was responsible for

Pope John Paul I standing before the papal throne  (AP Photo)

‘He was for a poor Church long before Pope Francis,’ says campaign founder

Archbishop Jeanbart (Aid to the Church in Need)

Christians in the Middle East feel frustration at Britain’s foreign policy

Oxford: a safe space

Certain ideas cannot be challenged in the secular sphere

A much loved man. But do we want him to win the prize? (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The prize has long been discredited – so Angela Merkel is the obvious choice

Vladimir Putin has outfoxed the West in the Middle East

America and Britain have helped to endanger minorities in the Middle East

Ibn Khaldun, shown on a Tunisian bank note

More of us should read the 14th century Islamic philosopher Ibn Khaldun

Syrian refugees who have made it Europe. Many have not been so lucky (AP)

Our response to such images could lead to more future misery