Conspiracy theories

The fightback against the 5G conspiracy theorists

14 October 2019 12:10

According to reports this morning, the government is planning to issue an order to all local councils forbidding them from…

Hillary Clinton’s health crisis was a victory for conspiracy theorists – on 9/11, of all days

12 September 2016 15:58

‘Can we just stop talking about Hillary Clinton’s health now?’, snapped Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post on September 6.…

Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey. Picture: Getty

Len McCluskey warns that the security services might be trying to sabotage Jeremy Corbyn

22 July 2016 17:20

The Labour leadership election has become even more bizarre today. Len McCluskey, the leader of Unite the Union and a…

The white-knuckle terror of being driven by a dopehead

25 May 2015 16:36

‘Hidden menace of the drivers high on drugs,’ says the headline in today’s Daily Mail, revealing that – according to…

Have you heard the one about Isis and the ‘Ebola bomb’?

26 August 2014 10:35

Isis has the Ebola bomb. So be very, very afraid. If you’re a nutjob, that is. The conspiracy website Before…

The ultimate Jewish conspiracy theory

2 December 2010 17:46

This has to be the ultimate Jewish conspiracy theory story. Why have the Wikileaks disclosures been so soft on Israel?…

Overestimating the Labour Party

8 January 2010 21:46

I am forced to admit that I misjudged the nature of the Hoon-Hewitt plot. I credited them with having lined…

The Neather Brouhaha: A Correction

1 November 2009 21:21

So I was wrong. It was a mistake to suggest that the alleged Neather Plot – that is, the conspiracy…

Peter Mandelson and the Lockerbie Bomber

18 August 2009 1:45

No, there’s no connection. Liberal Vision’s Angela Harbutt has some fun suggesting that the Prince of Darkness has been on…

The 7/7 Conspiracy Theories Debunked

1 July 2009 19:57

Last night’s edition of BBC2’s The Conspiracy Files was a fine piece of television. It examined the conspiracy theories surrounding…