Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘change is coming’ warning to the press is chilling

20 February 2018 21:33

What a convenient inconvenience the row about Jeremy Corbyn’s links with a Czechoslovakian agent is for the Labour leader. While…

Even if councils did ban children from playing in parks, most of them wouldn’t notice

20 February 2018 17:45

Poor old Wandsworth Council. After being pilloried in the weekend press for banning children from ever having fun outside ever…

Damian Green’s missed opportunity

20 February 2018 16:58

Why should Damian Green have to apologise? The former First Secretary of State had an extremely awkward interview on the…

The middle class is Labour’s fickle friend

20 February 2018 16:30

Labour is a movement of organised sentimentality. Its default sound is a coo. Its default gesture a hug. For generations…

David Davis’s latest Brexit red line could cause trouble

20 February 2018 15:53

I am confused by what David Davis’s new principles to ensure fair competition between Brexit Britain and the EU are…

Stop flattering Corbynistas

20 February 2018 15:45

Dear right-wing people, please stop the red scares. Please give the Cold War lingo a rest. Please remember it is…

David Davis’s Mad Max comparison is an own goal

20 February 2018 14:37

It’s safe to say that David Davis’s turn at navigating the roadmap to Brexit has not gone completely to plan…

Oxfam is – still – struggling to learn its lesson

20 February 2018 13:53

Oxfam’s boss has learned his lesson – or has he? In the wake of the revelations over the Haiti sex…

Theresa May’s tuition fees plan is rotten politics

20 February 2018 12:37

I don’t really object to bad policy, it’s the rotten politics I can’t stand. There would be something almost amusing…

Mariano Rajoy must go

20 February 2018 12:01

Spaniards want a new prime minister. That’s the conclusion to be drawn from the latest opinion poll carried out by…

The truth about men and women

20 February 2018 11:05

I would rather watch flies buzzing around a light bulb for two hours than Formula 1. At least the flies…

Ken Livingstone: I was too left-wing for the KGB

20 February 2018 10:30

The row about Jeremy Corbyn and a Czech spy shows no sign of dying down. Following a former Czech spy’s claim…

Jamie Oliver should have stuck to recipes – he’s just no good at restaurants

20 February 2018 10:29

I am not surprised that Jamie Oliver is closing twelve of his twenty-seven branches of Jamie’s Italian, and his flagship…

What the papers say: Theresa May has her priorities wrong

20 February 2018 8:28

Theresa May’s launch of a review into university funding shows she has her priorities all wrong, says the Sun. It…

The Tories must beware steering leftwards onto the rocks

19 February 2018 18:00

That the Tories are having to shift their policymaking far left even of the Milibandesque positions that Theresa May took…

Maternity leave isn’t all good news for business

19 February 2018 16:33

The never-ending churn of stories explaining why it is awful to be a woman has a new focus. A survey…

Irish Herald’s headline fail

19 February 2018 16:27

Oh dear. We’re only two months into 2018 and already the winner for ‘headline fail of the year’ appears to…

Did Jeremy Corbyn bring down the Iron Curtain?

19 February 2018 16:13

There are two competing theories about how the Soviet Union collapsed. One holds that Ronald Reagan’s moral leadership against communism…

Does Theresa May know what she’s getting herself into?

19 February 2018 14:08

What does Theresa May want post-18 education to look like? The Prime Minister’s plans for tuition fees are getting the…

Sorry, Brendan O’Neill, but we won’t be no-platformed on Brexit

19 February 2018 13:27

If you read Brendan O’Neill’s Coffee House article on Our Future, Our Choice! OFOC! – the campaign group of which…

Theresa May risks conceding the argument to Labour on tuition fees

19 February 2018 12:21

After last month’s purge of the Department for Education and following months of speculation among Tory MPs, No 10 have…

In praise of the ‘brainy’ Brexit Brits

19 February 2018 12:20

Democratic debate functions best when it is accepted that there are people of good will and good arguments on both…

What the papers say: The questions Corbyn must answer

19 February 2018 8:31

The row over Jeremy Corbyn’s alleged contact with a Czech spy rumbles on. In its editorial, the Sun condemns the…

The latest Labour bullying row highlights the moderates’ dilemma

18 February 2018 21:14

Although it’s the Conservatives nowadays who are best known for in-fighting, this weekend we were offered a reminder of the…