Volume 72 Issue 10 October 2022

Turning on the Waterworks

Britain’s privatised water companies are under attack, but private ownership of a vital public service has a long history of controversy.

A Century of Fascism

Fascism would plague the 20th century, but when Benito Mussolini seized power in October 1922 few could agree on exactly what it was.

Written in Heraldry

Lions are noble; unicorns pure. Knowing how to decipher heraldry reveals the aspirations – and humour – of the regal past.