Confessions of a Heretic: What is the best way to mourn?

Whether regretting the human condition or laying our ghosts to rest, creativity is the key, says Roger Scruton. In this essay from his new collection, he explains how 'all is not lost, if art remains, to show that all is lost'

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England recovered from making just 143 to dismiss Afghanistan for 128 and secure their second victory in the World T20

The battle for the soul of Hastings

How should we think of this faded coastal town - and all the others like it? There's room for all sorts beside the seaside, discovers Hastings newcomer Tom Blass

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