Helmut Kohl has died. One of only three men to be named Honorary Citizen of Europe, he was a true European statesman. However, his pioneering achievement, the unification of Germany, … Continue reading Helmut Kohl and the peaceful revolution
The European Football Show is one of the best football programmes on television. BT Sport’s decision to cancel it is an insult, and proof of how little they think of their … Continue reading Why has BT Sport axed its best show?
In this unnecessary election, Letterhole urges a vote for the Liberal Democrats, the only party that supports sensible, centrist social and cultural liberalism. But, more than anything, it’s imperative that this nasty and ideological … Continue reading Election 2017: Time for Tim
This election is a presidential one, in which the discourse has centred around two profoundly weak leaders, to the detriment of minor parties. The solution to this political malaise is … Continue reading The deficiencies in our political system are in plain view… again
Video games aren’t art, but it turns out they can be a damn good educational tool, if only to encourage curiosity. Among the pantheon of video games, the beloved Age of … Continue reading Age of Empires: Good game, bad history
With Emmanuel Macron beginning his tenure as president of France, talk has naturally turned to whether Britain needs its own radical centrist movement to stop the Tories. One man has … Continue reading Election 2017: Does Britain need a Macron to stop the Tories?
It’s admirable for Arsenal to keep hold of Arsène Wenger, it really is. In an age where managers are tossed aside as easily as a soiled handkerchief, the loyalty and … Continue reading Little Letterhole: #WengerOut
Is David Moyes a sexist? Does it really matter? Has football been abrogating its responsibility to stamp out prejudice by appealing to a ‘boys will be boys’ attitude? Is this merely the latest cause … Continue reading David Moyes is a sexist, but in football, who isn’t?
The European Union was born out of the Second World War. The Treaty of Rome, signed in 1957, brought a renewed sense of hope to a continent ravaged by thousands … Continue reading Dawn in Rome, twilight in London
The way the press talks about Geert Wilders, you’d think he was on the verge of becoming the Dutch prime minister, and realising his plans to silence Islam and reclaim … Continue reading Don’t be distracted by Wilders