Auditions for Sturgeon’s replacement are already taking place

23 February 2020 14:55

Nicola Sturgeon has told Andrew Marr: ‘I do intend to lead my party into the next Scottish Parliament election and…

Sunday shows round-up: Former Brexit Secretary’s jibe at special adviser Dominic Cummings

23 February 2020 12:36

David Davis – Huawei decision could be among worst ever made The former Brexit Secretary David Davis joined Andrew Marr…

When will Joe Biden accept it’s all over?

23 February 2020 8:47

In Iowa, Americans had to wait the entire night before a caucus winner was declared. Today in Nevada, the wait…

Britain is booming – despite Brexit

23 February 2020 7:30

After the vote for Brexit, it was often said that our departure from the EU was most likely to harm…

Trust issues mean Heathrow’s third runway is unlikely to ever take off

22 February 2020 16:09

Downing Street is acutely aware that one of the biggest dangers to this government is losing voters’ trust. As I…

In defence of the wood burner fuel ban

22 February 2020 12:34

Open the papers this morning and you would think the government had just announced plans to slaughter the first-born. The…

Trade talks between the UK and the EU are heading for a blow-up

22 February 2020 10:01

‘The reality is the talks will blow up shortly’. As I say in the Sun this morning, this is the…

The post-Brexit bounce seems to have stuck, for now

22 February 2020 8:30

The post-election economic bounce appears to be more than a fluke. Positive news came in waves this week, as data…

Boris’s main opposition is his party’s ageing demographics

22 February 2020 7:40

If you want to see why Britain’s future will be so decrepit, look at the dramas on ITV. Unlike the…

Why have so many of our recent viruses come from bats?

22 February 2020 7:30

Coronavirus is far from the first disease they've passed on to us

The Queen has crushed Harry’s ‘Sussex Royal’ delusion

21 February 2020 22:33

It’s taken just 44 days for a royal pipe dream to well and truly bite the dust. Last month, Harry…

Dawn Butler: accountants were invented to count prostitutes’ money

21 February 2020 18:05

Everyone knows what the oldest profession in the world is supposed to be. But what came afterwards? Labour deputy leadership…

The Edition podcast: can Bloomberg’s billions make up for his lack of personality?

21 February 2020 16:32

Donald Trump might be a multi-billionaire, but his wealth is nothing compared to former mayor of New York Mike Bloomberg’s…

Leo Varadkar has been hung out to dry by the EU

21 February 2020 15:07

A year ago, did anyone look like they would come out of Brexit better than Leo Varadkar? Here was a…

The Budget will show how the Tories plan to win the next election

21 February 2020 10:49

It’s only a few weeks until Budget day and the papers are filled with reports of the various revenue-raising measures…

Varadkar resigns

21 February 2020 0:15

Leo Varadkar, the Irish Taoiseach, has tendered his resignation. After gambling his political career on an election in which he…

Nicola Sturgeon’s immigration hypocrisy

20 February 2020 20:17

Living in Scotland, it’s depressing to hear the way UK Government ministers talk about immigration. I have one proposal in…

Oxford is in danger of making an epic mistake

20 February 2020 18:44

Sparks are flying across Oxford quads: an alarming proposal is afoot to make the study of Homer and Virgil, the…

The big Brexit challenge still facing the Tories

20 February 2020 15:55

Since the election, Brexit has fallen down the news agenda. But getting this country ready for the end of the…

Talk of a fuel duty hike shows the Tories are struggling for Budget ideas

20 February 2020 13:01

Motorists could be hit with the first fuel duty rise in ten years in next month’s Budget, according to the…

Hinden-Bloomberg: NYC mayor goes up in flames at Vegas debate

20 February 2020 10:46

Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg got a taste of front-runner status on Wednesday night, getting absolutely walloped by…

Holy Smoke podcast: Why Pope Francis said no to married priests

20 February 2020 9:46

The dust has still not settled after Pope Francis unexpectedly – and very pointedly – ignored pleas from liberal Catholics…

What Lisa Nandy must do to reassure Britain’s Jews

20 February 2020 9:06

Lisa Nandy is the best candidate for Labour leader. That’s what I said last week and since then, she’s been…

The Book Club podcast: are conservatives doomed?

19 February 2020 22:16

This week my guest on the Book Club podcast is the journalist Ed West, whose new book Small Men On…