Explaining a state funeral
Margaret Thatcher’s death brought an announcement about a much-debated detail of protocol. She is to receive a ceremonial funeral with military honours. How does this differ from the state funeral that Winston Churchill received?
And now on to polygamy
Allowing same-sex couples to wed raises many thorny questions that have hitherto been dismissed by gay-marriage proponents. Now may be a good time for them to admit that some of their arguments do not stand up to scrutiny
Poor in things, rich in soul
The Sidi are a small, closed community of Indians descended from African slaves, traders and pilgrims.