Guardian

Grauniad’s sub-editing fail

11 October 2017 9:39

Oh dear. Much excitement today among the commentariat over Rafael Behr’s op-ed in the Grauniad. The Guardian columnist says that…

The Guardian asks: Is it OK to be friends with a Tory?

25 August 2017 19:44

This week, Laura Pidcock made a name for herself after the new MP declared that she would never (ever) be…

Why are some on the Left claiming a ‘bonfire on red tape’ led to Grenfell Tower?

5 July 2017 16:42

Now that Labour councils have been shown to be as much up to their eyeballs in the tower block cladding…

The writers of the Guardian’s ‘Brexit Shorts’ have swallowed Project Fear

25 June 2017 9:00

Earlier this week the Guardian launched ‘Brexit Shorts’, a series of monologues written by Britain’s ‘leading playwrights’ about the aftermath…

The anti-tabloid snobs are the real bigots

22 June 2017 13:00

So now we know who’s really responsible for the horrible attack at Finsbury Park Mosque: it was the Sun wot…

Owen Jones discusses the ‘crisis of capitalism’ in a £1,000 jacket

10 April 2017 14:18

They say a picture can paint a thousand words. So, it was a curious decision by Guardian columnist Owen Jones…

Guardian hacks get cold feet over a move up North

9 April 2017 22:52

Oh dear. Last week the Times reported that brains at the Grauniad are pondering moving the paper’s offices back to Manchester…

What the papers say: Why Labour must give Ken the boot

6 April 2017 9:02

Ken Livingstone’s Labour membership card remains valid – but for how long? The former Mayor of London avoided being booted…

Alan Rusbridger changes his tune on the demands of editing

30 March 2017 17:14

After George Osborne was announced as the new editor of the Evening Standard, there was outrage across the House as…

Ukip is finished? I don’t think so

25 February 2017 10:49

So, Ukip is finished. So says Matthew Parris in the Times this morning, as well as Marina Hyde in the…

Yup. The left’s problem is that it never ‘calls out’ bigotry

9 January 2017 13:29

What has the left been doing wrong? This is a question which has taxed many minds. But at last we…

George Michael’s death shouldn’t mean that we gloss over his flaws

5 January 2017 15:31

One should not speak ill of the dead, but if their flaws or vices are glossed over that is also…

Guardian fails to get in the Christmas spirit

13 December 2016 12:13

In the past year, the Guardian has declared tea-drinkers to possess ‘the worst possible English trait, up there with colonialism‘, HP…

Welcome to the world of right-wing gateway drugs. Are you ready for the ride?

29 November 2016 12:33

Even in its twilight years the Guardian remains the gift that keeps on giving.  As the tin-shaking below the pieces…

The new nostalgia for a pre-Brexit world

1 November 2016 12:44

Among its many treasures, Brexit has spawned a new genre of think piece, the nostalgic ‘what has happened to the…

Is the Guardian’s leaked tape of Theresa May really so shocking?

26 October 2016 11:12

The Guardian’s splash today looks like bad news for the PM. ‘Leaked recording shows Theresa May is ‘ignoring her own…

The ‘cultural appropriation’ brigade can’t even cope with fiction

15 September 2016 14:22

Here is one of those stories that matters even though it preoccupies the Guardian.  Last week the celebrated novelist Lionel Shriver gave…

Clean-eating emergency: the Guardian turns on avocados

13 August 2016 10:00

Oh dear. First the Guardian declared tea drinkers to possess ‘the worst possible English trait, up there with colonialism‘ and…

The Guardian fails to practise what it preaches in the EU debate

31 May 2016 9:03

Oh dear. Over the weekend, the Guardian ran an editorial on the EU referendum entitled ‘this campaign must show more respect for both…

Food advice from the Guardian: don’t eat octopus… they have more genes than you

27 May 2016 9:10

Last year the Guardian‘s food police deemed HP sauce to be the condiment of ‘the establishment’, barbecues to be borderline racist…

Alan Rusbridger suffers the ultimate indignity at the hands of the Guardian

13 May 2016 13:05

Today Alan Rusbridger has announced that he will not return as chairman of the Scott Trust. The decision comes after…

The Guardian gives Emma Watson’s offshore company a miss

11 May 2016 11:09

Steerpike’s revelation yesterday that Emma Watson has been named in the latest Panama Papers leak has been followed up across…

All at Sea: Decca Aitkenhead’s piercing account of her partner’s death

17 April 2016 11:28

‘This happens to other people.’ The Guardian journalist Decca Aitkenhead says she had heard the phrase countless times, interviewing the…

Will the Guardian now investigate its own tax arrangements?

6 April 2016 14:59

Something odd happened at the Guardian on Monday as the paper’s editorial staff were basking in the glow of their…

Watch: Zoe Williams says ‘rugby is just a weird thing that posh people play’

4 March 2016 9:22

Last night’s Question Time panel saw David Dimbleby joined by John McDonnell, Dominic Raab, Ukip’s Louise Bours, Jermaine Jenas and…