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Charlie Aslet

Have you Met the King? The Met Gala and the Coronation have more in common than you might think

"Both are controversial for their unapologetic extravagance in a time when the country has the dark cloud of inflation looming over it."

Let Normal Programming Resume: Coronavirus Passports Won’t Solve Anything

"I personally am not too fussed about personal liberties. Let’s face it, I didn’t do much with my liberties when I had them. But after a year inside I have started to care more about them. I do not think that it is too much to ask to have a meal in a restaurant without having to present credentials." Charlie Aslet investigates the efficiency of coronavirus vaccine passports.

Why 2020 Should Not Be Forgotten

Many want a Men in Black-style mind wipe that will erase the past year from our collective memory, only to be recalled 50 years down the line when a funky new virus dredges up the memories from the bottom of the dustbin. This, I think, is a mistake.