Daily Mail

Vultures are circling Britain’s free press. Again.

4 October 2013 11:54

My first job in journalism was with the Glasgow Herald, which then had a bar built in to the complex.…

The Daily Mail is disreputable, twisted, tendentious and malignant. Thank heavens for that

4 October 2013 10:18

For the want of a question mark, the empire was defeated. Something like that anyway. Changing The Man Who Hated Britain to A…

Miliband vs Mail reveals Labour leader’s belief about the role of politicians

4 October 2013 9:24

It’s hardly a surprise that Ed Miliband has called for another inquiry following the row about the Daily Mail’s treatment…

Geordie Greig was in Manchester during Miliband memorial

3 October 2013 13:54

Just as the Miliband/Mail row was dying down, along comes the next tranche of fury — and more justified this…

Why are Marxists and Soviet apologists regarded as harmless jokers?

2 October 2013 17:52

I rather like Ed Miliband, and for what it’s worth I don’t think he has inherited much, if any, of his…

Why didn’t the Daily Mail stick to the ‘red angle’ when it came to Ralph Miliband?

2 October 2013 14:02

For those of us of a certain age, Ed Miliband’s speech last week was exhilaratingly nostalgic. His promise to freeze…

Sorry, Ed Miliband, your dad hated Britain

1 October 2013 11:41

It doesn’t matter how much Ed Miliband’s lip quivers, his dad was, as The Daily Mail suggested, a far left…

The Melanie Phillips Mail mystery

17 September 2013 14:26

Why was Melanie Phillips ousted as the Monday columnist for the Daily Mail? The Guardian suggests that she was frustrated by the ban…

Max Hastings, Mind-Reader

2 July 2013 12:48

Max Hastings is one of the foremost military historians in the English-speaking world. His multi-volume history of the Second World…

Alec Baldwin Vs the Media: Round 57

28 June 2013 11:09

Not for the first time, grumpy actor and Obama fan-boy Alec Baldwin has lashed out at the press and left…

Stephen Hawking shamefully boycotts Israel

10 May 2013 11:32

I thought readers might be interested in this piece by me in today’s Mail. It is on the appalling decision…

St Andrew’s students beat ‘milking’ with ‘champagning’

12 December 2012 12:43

The Daily Mail got very excited last month over ‘a new student craze’ called milking, where students post videos of…

Are Brits more likely to riot?

24 October 2011 16:04

One of the reasons I wanted an inquiry into the riots was to try to avoid headlines like today’s. Information…

You couldn’t make it up: Crook freed from jail to look after his five kids

28 May 2011 10:09

Sometimes I wonder if the judiciary and the human rights culture are just trying to make Richard Littlejohn’s columns look…

Burning bridges

18 January 2010 19:26

A noteworthy point from Tim Montgomerie in ConservativeHome’s latest general election briefing*: “The Daily Mail continues to blast Labour for…

Sarah Churchwell Gets Under the Skin of Republican Philistines

8 March 2009 12:19

I now get magazines sent to my home rather than my office, which means that I actually read them from…