Watch: Andrew Neil grills Max Mosley over Impress funding

15 January 2017 12:33

With the deadline for the government’s public consultation on press regulation now passed, Karen Bradley must decide whether or not to trigger…


Question Time’s golden moment

13 January 2017 8:52

As David Dimbleby decamped to Solihull for the first Question Time of the year, it was Donald Trump’s washing habits that…

Bird Life At Elmley Marshes

Is factual accuracy too much to ask from BBC presenters like Chris Packham?

10 January 2017 17:25

On Sunday evening, the BBC presenter Chris Packham took to social media to tell the world that they should support…


BBC struggles with the N-word

9 January 2017 12:49

Since Netflix released The Crown, the network has received much praise for its dramatisation of the Queen’s early years. In…


BBC introducing… the real housewives of Isis

6 January 2017 8:00

This time last year, Barry Humphries revealed how political correctness had killed comedy at the BBC. His plan to tell…

English writer John Berger near Paris in 2009. Photo: Ulf Andersen / Getty Images

Kenneth Clark was much better at opening people’s eyes to great art than Marxist John Berger

4 January 2017 12:35

It is one of those interesting quirks of postwar cultural history that John Berger, who has died at the age…


Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Murdered Script

3 January 2017 11:14

In the first days of January ‘17, the Arctic air frosted over London forcing even the most careless citizen of…


Laura Kuenssberg suggests the Queen did back Brexit

26 December 2016 11:02

During the EU referendum, the Sun ran a front page with the headline ‘the Queen backs Brexit’. The paper reported that the Queen…


Stalin’s five year plans? A success, says BBC

22 December 2016 9:22

Following Fidel Castro’s death, the BBC were accused of giving too much airtime to tributes to the Cuban dictator. When it came…

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The FA’s annus horribilis could be about to get a lot worse

8 December 2016 17:07

Football is no stranger to scandal, but the scale of the sex abuse allegations now circling the beautiful game is…


Watch: Steve Baker wages war on BBC at PMQs

7 December 2016 13:11

Although the BBC has traditionally been accused of showing anti-Conservative bias, since Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader the party…

General Views of BBC Broadcasting House

The day I got Rod Liddle sacked

4 December 2016 14:00

On the few occasions when something I have written has directly affected a person, I have usually regretted it. During…


Watch: BBC presenter blasts ‘imperialist lies’ over Fidel Castro

2 December 2016 12:23

This week, it’s not gone unnoticed that the BBC have given Fidel Castro’s death a lot of air time and a…

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How can the BBC be allowed to break their own editorial standards?

29 November 2016 17:37

I recently had the misfortune of featuring in a BBC documentary that repeatedly breached the corporation’s own editorial standards. I…


BBC attacks ‘lavish’ Netflix for propagating ‘myths’ about the royal family

28 November 2016 9:00

Since Netflix released The Crown, much praise has been heaped on the network for the royal drama. In fact, the series…

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Insulting people who think differently from you isn’t the way to engage people

20 November 2016 13:26

There were two items on BBC radio this morning which rather summed up the Corporation thinking about the State of…


Philip Hammond and John McDonnell go head-to-head – but are we any clearer on Brexit?

20 November 2016 10:48

Sofa chat with Chancellor @PHammondMP & Shadow Chancellor @johnmcdonnellMP #marr — The Andrew Marr Show (@MarrShow) November 20, 2016…


Brexit, Trump and the pious rage of the liberal clergy

18 November 2016 12:27

Here are some statistics you’re unlikely to hear on Thought for the Day. Churchgoers in America backed Trump by 56…

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Jeremy Clarkson takes one last swipe at Danny Cohen

31 October 2016 12:53

Although Jeremy Clarkson has now moved to Amazon Prime to host a new car show, it appears that the BBC…

Shakeel Begg

Stand by your imam: Shakeel Begg and his apologists

30 October 2016 13:47

There have been two fascinating developments in the case of Shakeel Begg, the Imam of the Lewisham Islamic Centre. As…

Shakeel Begg

The BBC wins a landmark victory in the fight against Islamic extremism

28 October 2016 16:13

Shakeel Begg is an influential extremist who is also chief Imam of the Lewisham Islamic Centre.  His radical views are readily…

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Listen: BBC’s comedy sketch attack on ‘working class’ ITV

30 August 2016 8:02

Yes, it was a bank holiday – but did that give the BBC an excuse to launch a licence-fee funded attack…


Paul Mason lifts the lid on Labour’s guardians of elite power

28 August 2016 23:00

After the nation voted in favour of Brexit in the EU referendum, Jeremy Corbyn faced a coup from Labour MPs left unsatisfied…

Now the SNP are in power their skin seems to have thinned

19 August 2016 14:01

Scotland is a small place. This has many advantages. There is an intimacy to Scottish public life that can, on…

Why did the BBC give a platform to Anjem Choudary?

17 August 2016 8:12

Anjem Choudary’s arrogance eventually led to his downfall. He was convinced he could stay one step ahead of the authorities…