Latest Issue

In Fact issue 243

Did you know this?

By Prospect Team   June 2016

More Americans were shot and killed by toddlers in 2015 than were killed by Islamist terrorists., 17th December 2015

In 2013 it was estimated that in property terms London’s top 10 boroughs were worth more than all of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales combined.

BBC, 30th September 2015

Manchester United have spent more money on new players in the last two years than Premier League winners Leicester City have in their 132-year existence.

QI Elves

Less time separates us from the Tyrannosaurus than separated the Tyrannosaurus from the Stegosaurus.

The Atlantic, 18th April 2016

Delhi has 8.5m…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect