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A no-confidence vote might help Boris Johnson

25 August 2019 8:00

I am up on the far north-west coast of Scotland, where the weather is changing every five minutes under vast skies…

How the Tory party could come back to life

25 August 2019 7:30

We are living through the most dramatic period in British peacetime history since the agitations leading up to the Great…

Meet the Brexit party’s secret weapon: a stand-up comedian

25 August 2019 6:30

He looks nothing like a financial expert. Moneyweek journalist, Dominic Frisby, has a huge Santa beard and he dresses like…

How verbal and physical abuse drove me out of the police

24 August 2019 10:00

The past decade has not been kind to those we entrust, in the words of Sir Robert Peel, ‘to give…

What would George Orwell make of Brexit?

24 August 2019 8:30

In the London Review of Books this month, James Meek wrote a long article about Jacob Rees-Mogg and his ‘curious duality’ in…

Stop thinking Merkel will save us, Dominic Cummings warns

23 August 2019 18:59

Is Boris Johnson more likely to get a Brexit deal after his meetings with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron? The…

CCHQ leaves potential candidates scratching their heads

23 August 2019 18:16

Mr S was curious to spy a puzzling email sent out by CCHQ to their prospective parliamentary candidates today. The…

How will Hoseasons enforce its ban on ‘homophobes’?

23 August 2019 14:47

Gillette has learned the hard way that if you annoy your customer base, your business will suffer. Ever since it…

Brexit poetry competition: Winner announced

23 August 2019 11:29

The time has come to announce the winner of our much-lauded Brexit poetry competition. Earlier this week, we called on…

The good, bad and ugly of Boris Johnson’s Brexit letter to the EU

22 August 2019 11:45

Boris Johnson has written to European Council president Donald Tusk, setting out key aspects of his government’s approach to Brexit. The…

Never Trumpers are back. Here’s why they will fail again

22 August 2019 10:58

From the moment Donald Trump stepped onto the escalator in Trump Tower to announce his candidacy for president of the…

Could the Yellow Vests spoil Macron’s Biarritz G7 summit?

22 August 2019 7:56

Who was the bright spark who thought it would be a good idea to hold this weekend’s G7 summit in…

The false equivalence between victims and perpetrators of the Troubles

21 August 2019 18:22

Julian Smith used to have the unenviable task of being Theresa May’s chief whip. As the newly-appointed Secretary of State for…

Nicola Sturgeon’s dismal failure to stand up to China

21 August 2019 15:51

Nicola Sturgeon fancies herself as something of an international stateswoman, jetting off to the United States to boost her profile…

Is Imran Khan Pakistan’s prime minister or a puppet?

21 August 2019 14:10

When Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan handed the country’s army chief, general Qamar Javed Bajwa, a three-year extension on Monday, press…

Elton John and the inconvenient truth about carbon offsetting

21 August 2019 10:08

Elton John did his royal pals Harry and Meghan few favours when he revealed he’d bought carbon offsets for the…

A no-deal Brexit isn’t worth the risk

20 August 2019 15:39

The heightened rhetoric of the past few days, from talk of collaborators, saboteurs and government of national unity, prompt me…

Emmanuel Macron could be Boris Johnson’s Brexit saviour

20 August 2019 11:38

One thing on which Remainers and Brexiteers can agree is that Brexit delayed is Brexit denied. The government continues to…

Telling anti-vaxxers they’re idiots won’t work

19 August 2019 15:30

Boris Johnson declaring war on anti-vaxxers is the sort of thing that no-one will disagree with unless, of course, they…

Jeremy Corbyn, not Boris Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’

19 August 2019 13:38

Jez he did! Jeremy Corbyn has just surprised absolutely nobody by calling Prime Minister Boris Johnson ‘Britain’s Trump.’ He labelled…