Tom Stacey

Enoch Powell

The deep instinct that Britain’s immigration debate still ignores

10 January 2015 9:00 am

The deep instinct that the immigration debate still ignores


Two stonings and a beheading – witnessing Islamic justice

7 June 2014 9:00 am

Islam knows it is under siege – and the fear makes it more brutal


African Adventure

23 September 2011 12:00 am

Tom Stacey describes how 19th-century British explorers sacrificed all in their race to find the source of the Nile

We need the occasional war or economic collapse

15 December 2008 12:00 am

Tom Stacey says that there is a part of man’s collective soul that yearns for tribulations like the financial crisis and the philosophical and spiritual questions they force us to confront

Sick heart river

8 March 2007 8:46 am

Love can drive a man to his grandeur. H. M. Stanley, greatest of all of Africa’s explorers — let us…

Expel foreign crooks? No, we’re far too nice

19 May 2006 12:38 pm

Tom Stacey, a prison visitor for 30 years, says that jails devote scandalous resources to ‘diversity’. No wonder the Home Office has so little time to manage deportations

Window of opportunity

13 December 2003 12:00 am

Tom Stacey on how, as an act of penance, his great-great-uncle donated the great west window to King’s College Chapel

Shooting lions and lines

1 November 2003 12:00 am

It’s not fair to blame a book for its subject — a book by a decent fellow who delights in…

The all-purpose bogeyman

23 August 2003 12:00 am

Idi Amin was up to his elbows in blood, says Tom Stacey, but the appalling truth is that he had some admirable qualities