Towards the Sound of Gunfire reveals how thin on the ground Liberal Democrats now are in many parts of the country.
David Hencke on a crunch week for the child sex abuse inquiry.
On the Spiked Review of Books, Bruno Waterfield stands up for George Orwell against Will Self.
"The man who had created the world’s greatest detective never knew how badly astray his own investigation had gone. In part to avoid embarrassing him, Elsie and Frances did not reveal the secret of the paper cutouts until long after his death." Mary Losure, on The Public Domain Review, looks at Arthur Conan Doyle and the fairies.
Retronaut presents maps from the Festival of Britain.