Gary Lineker

Why has Gary Lineker been appointed a visiting fellow at Oxford?

18 July 2019 15:51

Congratulations to Gary Lineker OBE, who has just been appointed a visiting fellow to Lady Margaret Hall, an Oxford college.…

Is the BBC’s salary splurge really a triumph for feminism?

2 July 2019 13:13

What a great triumph for feminism – three of the BBC’s ten highest-paid presenters are now women, compared with none…

The silence of Gary Lineker

12 June 2019 16:08

Gary Lineker earned at least £1.75m for his BBC work last year. That’s the equivalent of the TV licence fee…

Eight people who’ve changed their Brexit position

27 July 2018 17:04

It can be hard work keeping track of how Brexit is going. Last week alone we had the government adopt…

Did Gary Lineker miss the first ‘people’s vote’ on Brexit?

26 July 2018 13:25

Gary Lineker is coming to save Britain. From what, I hear you ask? From you. And me. And the rest…

Gary Lineker tops the BBC pay league

11 July 2018 12:31

Whether or not England win their World Cup semi-final tonight, one thing is guaranteed: Gary Lineker has plenty to be…

Eight people who think they could be Britain’s Emmanuel Macron

22 August 2017 13:53

Emmanuel Macron may have the lowest approval ratings of any modern-era French president during their first 100 days – but here in Britain,…

Gary Lineker, the leader we need

21 July 2017 12:45

Is there a whiter place in London than Barnes? I ask only because I have been going there at the…

Single mothers, not wealthy presenters, are the real victims of the BBC’s gender disparity

20 July 2017 16:13

There is a group of women who have every reason to feel aggrieved to learn that the BBC is paying Gary…

Gary Lineker to the rescue

25 May 2017 12:07

Last month, Rachel Johnson managed to create a mini furore when it transpired that she had joined the Liberal Democrats.…

Gary Lineker is the Virtue Signaller of the Year

29 April 2017 10:00

When Trevor Phillips stood down as chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, he had served nine years. His…

The 75 worst things about 2016

31 December 2016 9:00

In the spirit of Ebenezer Scrooge, here, in no particular order, are my current irritants:   • Paddy Ashdown   • Lady…

PMQs: David Cameron says Gary Lineker should keep his pants promise

4 May 2016 13:22

It was gloves off time at PMQs today. With elections taking place across the UK tomorrow, David Cameron went for…

Mark Rylance the star attraction

19 November 2012 16:20

There was some TV stardust at Stephen Fry and Mark Rylance’s all male production of Twelfth Night at the Apollo…