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

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

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

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

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


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


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

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


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

I’ll be back

And I have scores to settle


Conrad Black opens his diary


Conrad Black opens his diary