A quick challenge. Imagine, for a moment, that a satirical magazine like Charlie Hebdo had been based in Saudi Arabia. Having trouble? Me too, because it's unimaginable...
Like millions of others, I too was shocked when I learnt of the hideous attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris. As one cartoonist depicted it, 12 people were murdered yesterday but 66 million French men and women were wounded as a result of this crime.
Spring 2013 marks two significant anniversaries for Alexander Pope, perhaps the most representative and alien English poet of the 18th Century.
A French author's English alter ego has been unmasked by new letters, according to Oxford University. Professor Nicholas