Conrad Black

James Gillray’s ‘Maniac Ravings or Little Boney in a Strong Fit’ (published 24 May 1803). From Bonaparte and the British: Prints and Propaganda in the Age of Napoleon by Tim Clayton and Sheila O’Connell (The British Museum, £25, pp. 246, ISBN 9780714126937). The book accompanies an exhibition at the British Museum until 16 August

Man of destiny: Napoleon was always convinced he was the chosen one

16 May 2015 9:00 am

It is almost inconceivable that there could be a more densely detailed book about Napoleon than this — 800 crowded…

Canadian Press Photos

Conrad Black’s diary: Why I won’t join the campaign against Rob Ford

1 February 2014 9:00 am

When visiting Britain and Australia last November, I discovered that the mayor of Toronto, Robert Ford, is now the world’s…

Conrad Black’s diary: Sydney, Murdoch, Paxman and other stories

23 November 2013 9:00 am

What a pleasure it was to be back in Sydney this month after an absence of 14 years. That city…

Conrad Black’s farewell to the British press

3 August 2013 9:00 am

The astonishing level of enthusiasm over the birth of the new prince goes far beyond the pleasure that people naturally…


3 November 2012 9:00 am

Air Canada has outwitted the superstorm and I am about to return to Canada after my nine-day stay in London…


19 May 2012 4:00 pm

It is unusual in Canada to have had the same address for 60 years, and for an urban house to…


The American way of justice

21 April 2012 12:00 pm

Conrad Black sympathises with the NatWest Three — victims of British cowardice and a corrupt US legal system


7 January 2012 5:00 pm

It is hard for me to monitor this from my prison cell in Florida as I wait for the spurious…

I’ll be back

2 July 2011 12:00 am

And I have scores to settle


9 June 2010 12:00 am

Conrad Black opens his diary


30 December 2009 12:00 am

Conrad Black opens his diary