In these days of her Platinum Jubilee, we give thanks both local and ceremonial for her faithful service to her people.
The PM set out to demonstrate that he is every bit as fervent an anti-racist as the Leader of the Opposition.
Bagehot’s purely dignified role for the monarchy only works if tireless duty and service are at its heart – as in this case.
The Prime Minister seems to be mulling some school re-openings pre-Easter. But how long will it last and who can really be sure?
Andrew Roberts manages to bring the great man before us in all his variousness in just under a thousand pages.
But Corbyn is so third-rate he helps to keep her in power, and both of them epitomise a wider decline in political speech.
It is an extremely tough task to prepare to be a constitutional monarch, or indeed to take on the actual role.
The author of the newly-published Gimson’s Prime Ministers: Brief Lives from Walpole to May reflects on what holders of the office have in common – and don’t.
The columnist Steve Richards examines the rise of the modern demagogues, and their eventual, inevitable failure.
Her refusal to gossip with journalists makes her serious.