Wanted: David Cameron for hate crimes against Brexiteers

23 January 2017 18:59

Thanks to the Home Office’s crackdown on hate crime, the Home Secretary recently found her conference speech officially recorded as…

Why the Germans are so worried about the Trump administration

23 January 2017 18:31

One of the advantages for Theresa May in being the first foreign leader to visit the Trump White House is…

Robert Hannigan’s surprise departure leaves a large hole to fill at GCHQ

23 January 2017 18:02

The early departure of Robert Hannigan as GCHQ chief, announced today, marks not so much the end of an era…

Theresa May’s ‘industrial’ rebrand

23 January 2017 17:08

Theresa May’s industrial strategy, launched today at a special Cabinet meeting just outside Warrington, is part of the Prime Minister’s…

Trident renewal vote blows up in the government’s face

23 January 2017 17:07

Unusually for the Conservatives they’ve become engulfed in a row over Trident. The Sunday Times reported that a dummy Trident…

If the single market is so great for Wales, why is it so poor?

23 January 2017 15:45

Industry will shrivel. Exports will dry up. The few remaining steel works will be closed down. And rugby will be…

Forget ‘peace and love’. Protest language has turned violent

23 January 2017 14:42

So Madonna says she doesn’t really want to blow up the White House. Her remarks at Saturday’s women’s march —…

The hypocrisy of the ‘Free Melania’ feminists

23 January 2017 13:48

I like to prance around showing off in hats and shouting at men as much as the next broad but…

Welcome to the era of ‘alternative facts’

23 January 2017 12:29

Now we have confirmation. The official language of Donald Trump’s White House really is doublespeak. This is how absurd the row…

Overdone it on the overdraft? Help is at hand

23 January 2017 12:28

After being been paid a week or two early due to Christmas, and then shelling out on festive gifts and…

Financial data, housing, business rates and customer service

23 January 2017 10:58

Some worrying news from consumer group Which? this morning regarding trading of personal and financial data on a ‘huge scale’,…

Corbyn’s speechwriter takes inspiration from Trump’s victory

23 January 2017 8:48

Over the weekend, John Prescott criticised Theresa May for arranging a trip to meet Trump as thousands of women marched in…

It’s easy to forget how unnatural it is to tolerate views we disagree with

22 January 2017 15:30

Among the words and phrases I’d be quite happy to never hear of again in 2017 is ‘Alt-Right’, up there…

Watch: Diane Abbott’s Brexit confusion

22 January 2017 14:31

Is there something in the water at BBC broadcasting house? First Theresa May appears on Marr where she refuses to…

Theresa May lost for words on Marr over Trident ‘malfunction’

22 January 2017 10:50

This morning Theresa May appeared on the Andrew Marr show to talk Trump and Trident. While the Prime Minister successfully…

In defence of Melania Trump

21 January 2017 15:13

We all love Michelle Obama. Of course we do. For the last eight years she has been ‘mom in chief’…

Spectator competition winners: Red-Lycra-ed Galloway, G

21 January 2017 12:03

Entries came flooding in following the invitation to submit poems about a politician and an item of clothing. Michael Foot’s…

What does President Trump do to Brexit?

21 January 2017 10:32

With Theresa May expected to head to Washington next week to see President Trump, I have a look at what the…

Britain’s spy agencies could do with a woman’s touch

21 January 2017 10:30

I always knew security agencies were missing a trick with the ladies. Currently, less than four in ten workers in…

Only the right kind of women are invited to march against Donald Trump

21 January 2017 9:39

The Women’s March on Washington is going to be big. Officials say 1,800 buses have been registered to park in…

Do Labour MPs not understand how private arts funding works?

21 January 2017 9:00

You would think there was enough financial scandal in the world to keep MPs exercised without denouncing the owners of…

Trump was still in full campaign mode. Was that wise?

20 January 2017 19:46

We were told Donald Trump would be displaying his “philosophical” side in his inaugural address. To me, sitting beneath a grey…

Trump’s trade war could cause global economic carnage

20 January 2017 18:31

The most striking thing about Donald Trump’s inaugural address was how little it tried to reach out to those who…

Donald Trump: the most radical US president for centuries

20 January 2017 18:26

He could be the greatest disaster ever to befall America. He could go down as the man that Made America…