Adam Boulton

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Friday, 27 March 2020

Adam Boulton diary: Remembering absent friends

Since Rishi Sunak says he’ll spend whatever it takes, there is no point taking Deep Throat’s advice “to follow the …

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Friday, 20 March 2020

Coronavirus shatters the truisms of our age

It has taken a global pandemic, but Covid-19 has managed to consign to the dustbin some of the questionable truisms …

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Friday, 13 March 2020

Coronavirus could be the event that defines a decade

Quite properly the Chief Medical Officer declined to do the Maths in public for his worst-case scenario. He intends and …

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Thursday, 8 November 2018

US midterms reveal an America even more bitterly divided than before

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Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Ignore the complaints. Roth was a literary giant

In his novels Philip Roth was capable of creating savagely comic scenes, often around sexual encounters, or non-encounters as practised …

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Friday, 11 May 2018

Diary: Powell, ‎Farage, and the power of the written word

Kitty Fisher was an eighteenth-century prostitute who, as children of all ages may remember, found Lucy Locket’s pocket. She now …

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Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Fired Rex Tillerson won't be missed

American diplomats will only mourn the departure of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State for fear of his replacement being …

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Friday, 21 July 2017

Westminster 2016/2017: The Verdict

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Saturday, 18 February 2017

My favourite book: Tom Jones by Henry Fielding

These days we binge on TV box sets. When I was a teenager I binge-read the classics, using the excuse …

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