Daily Mail

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…

Why Britain needs a legal cannabis market

7 February 2017 16:37

The legalisation of cannabis is once again in the headlines. Following the death of his 21-year-old son Rupert Green, Lord Monson…

The Daily Mail’s new favourite Europhiles

24 January 2017 13:30

Ahead of the government’s supreme court appeal against the high court ruling that Article 50 cannot be triggered without a…

Trigger warning: students vote to ban ‘offensive’ newspapers at journalism school

18 November 2016 13:51

Oh dear. With Stepford students on a mission to make every university a safe space, there has been a clear…

The unfair attacks on Liz Truss prove that Parliament has too many lawyers

8 November 2016 15:52

If there were any doubt that there are too many lawyers in Parliament it has been removed by the meeting,…

In defence of the Daily Mail

8 November 2016 12:15

Who’s more hysterical: the Daily Mail for branding three judges ‘enemies of the people’ or the Dailymailphobes who have spent…

Is Theresa May the Daily Mail’s Manchurian candidate?

12 July 2016 9:51

News of Theresa May’s coronation as the next Prime Minister is – as you’d expect – emblazoned on the front…

Sarah Vine takes a break from the Daily Mail

6 July 2016 8:54

The past week has proved to be a busy time for the Gove household. After Sarah Vine declared in her Daily Mail…

Is anyone surprised that the Queen didn’t approve of gay marriage?

7 March 2016 15:43

Of all the frankly riveting stuff in the Daily Mail’s serial of what it calls ‘The Unknown Queen’ — nicely timed…

Rachel Johnson lifts the lid on Boris’s Brexit deliberations: tennis, frozen lasagne and Nigel Farage

28 February 2016 11:31

This week Sarah Vine used her Daily Mail column to reveal the details of the roast lamb supper her husband Michael Gove used…

EU draft deal: How the papers have reacted to David Cameron’s reform package

3 February 2016 7:52

David Cameron has done his best to talk up his draft package of reforms with the EU. He said yesterday:…

Labour’s war with the BBC wages on: ‘Marr’s Corbyn interview was a disgrace’

18 January 2016 9:20

Jeremy Corbyn’s interview on The Andrew Marr Show yesterday saw the Labour leader wax lyrical on the virtues of Trident…

Derren Brown tells Daily Mail hacks to commit suicide

12 January 2016 13:17

Last year Benedict Cumberbatch came under fire for giving an impromptu expletive-filled rant on the government’s handling of the refugee crisis…

Jan Moir predicts a ch-ch-change to David Bowie’s peace of mind

11 January 2016 12:00

This morning the nation has gone into Twitter mourning after news broke that David Bowie had passed away following a…

Nicola Sturgeon parties with the Daily Mail

17 October 2015 12:37

Nicola Sturgeon and the Daily Mail hosted a drinks reception for journalists last night. The unholy alliance included speeches from…

I’m ready to be more hospitable to refugees (on one condition)

10 September 2015 15:51

I read in the Daily Mail that the hunt is on for an Isis terrorist camped out in Calais who is…

Is Nicola Sturgeon trying to have her feminist cake and eat it too?

7 September 2015 12:26

Nicola Sturgeon is fed up that ‘literally every time I’m on camera’ people discuss her appearance. She’s so fed up,…

The myth of the ‘middle class drink epidemic’

24 July 2015 11:48

With alcohol consumption falling every year for over a decade it is becoming increasingly difficult to sustain the myth that…

If only more people joined Islamic State

2 July 2015 11:07

Here’s the headline from the Daily Mail: Family of 12 from Luton – including a baby and two grandparents who…

Cameron needs to keep the momentum going in tonight’s Question Time

30 April 2015 13:41

Tonight’s Question Time is, probably, the most important TV event of the campaign. The fact that it is on BBC1…

Watch: Russell Brand trespasses on Lord Rothermere’s property

20 April 2015 12:25

Earlier this year Mr S revealed that Russell Brand had made an unwelcome visit to the home of Lord Rothermere, the proprietor of…

Don’t get angry at Katie Hopkins if you don’t support policies that could save migrants

20 April 2015 11:29

The latest issue of The Spectator carries an interesting piece by James Bartholomew on ‘virtue signalling’, the bane of social…

Alan Rusbridger vs Max Hastings: round two

10 March 2015 12:26

After Max Hastings wrote a column for the Daily Mail arguing that civil liberties groups should not get in the…

Bad news for the lazy – jogging isn’t actually bad for you

6 February 2015 9:54

There’s nothing the health editors of the nation love more than a counter-intuitive story. We’ve been over the red-wine-is-good-for-you, chocolate-is-good-for-you…

War of words: Alan Rusbridger vs Max Hastings

5 February 2015 9:02

To the fifth anniversary of Big Brother Watch, where Mr S joined David Davis and Alan Rusbridger in an apartment opposite Thames…