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Simon Jenkins lifts the lid on BBC chief’s ‘dinner circle wailing’ over Brexit

6 April 2017 18:23

This week Nick Robinson set the cat among the pigeons when he claimed that the BBC no longer has a duty to…

Jeremy Corbyn undermines Scottish Labour over IndyRef2

29 March 2017 20:15

After months of mixed messages from Labour over the party’s position on Brexit, this evening Jeremy Corbyn attempted to set…

Why didn’t more MPs complain about BBC bias?

25 March 2017 9:00

There’s one thing that bothers me a lot about the letter sent by ‘more than 70’ MPs to the director-general…

Watch: Andrew Neil’s message for the jihadi johnnies out there

24 March 2017 11:14

After a testing week which saw four fatalities and 40 injured following a terrorist incident in Westminster, ‘PrayForLondon‘ has been…

Was there a gap in Parliament’s defences?

23 March 2017 14:06

Yesterday’s appalling Islamist attack in Westminster was not just an attack on Parliament. It began on Westminster bridge, where foreign tourists…

The Brexit bunch are the real referendum whiners

21 March 2017 15:33

In an age of fanaticism, it was always unlikely that the urge to censor would be confined to the left.…

What would we do without nutcases like Steve Backshall

19 March 2017 17:00

Down the Mighty River with Steve Backshall (BBC2) was perfect Sunday-night TV — one of the most enjoyable adventure travelogues…

John McDonnell’s Question Time excuse falls short

10 March 2017 18:11

On Thurday’s Question Time, there was one politician notably absent from the panel. For a second time, John McDonnell, the…

Watch: BBC pundit’s interview interrupted… by his children

10 March 2017 12:30

Oh dear. They say never work with animals or children, but what about when your own children get in the…

Jenni Murray isn’t a bigot – she’s a victim of bigotry

7 March 2017 14:49

It’s a curiosity of the 21st century that there is no one quite as bigoted as the person who screams…

Paul Nuttall goes on the offensive as he fights for Ukip’s future

5 March 2017 11:04

It’s not been a great week for Ukip. Following Paul Nuttall’s by-election loss in Stoke-on-Trent Central, the Ukip leader went…

How refreshing to find the BBC doing its job instead of handwringing about Islamophobia

5 March 2017 11:00

Here’s the bad news. One day you or someone like you will be shopping in a mall or enjoying a…

Question Time audience member on EU nationals: ‘Who would be serving our coffee in Pret?’

3 March 2017 9:57

Oh dear. After the Lords rebellion this week on the status of EU nationals in the UK post Brexit, the…

Campaign in Copeland? I get car sick, says Labour MP

3 March 2017 9:29

So far, Labour’s by-election defeat in Copeland has been blamed on everything from Tony Blair to a lack of Labour…

There’s a simple way of dealing with the BBC’s TV licence bullies

2 March 2017 16:26

Congratulations to the Daily Mail for exposing the unpleasant methods by which TV Licensing’s staff make people pay their television…

Mandy’s BBC interview riles the Corbynites

20 February 2017 8:55

Oh dear. Yesterday Peter Mandelson appeared on the Andrew Marr Show to warn of the dangers of Brexit. The New…

Why do liberal lefties cling to these unlikely heroes such as Bercow?

12 February 2017 18:47

The BBC again. A profile of the speaker, John Bercow, for Radio Four. His  pet cat is called ‘Order’ –…

Watch: BBC gives John Bercow a lesson in virtue signalling

10 February 2017 11:07

Yesterday James Duddridge, the Tory backbencher, tabled a motion of no confidence in the Speaker. It comes after John Bercow took the…

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…

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…

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…

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…