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My least favourite countries in the world

19 April 2019 9:30

Every year during Easter Week I draw up a chart of my least favourite countries and distribute the list to…

How did the media get the Trump-Russia story so wrong?

27 March 2019 15:39

REVERSE FERRET! When he edited the Sun, Kelvin MacKenzie used to throw open his office door and bellow this at…

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Who should we blame for the Christchurch atrocity?

18 March 2019 21:38

A frequent complaint heard from Muslim communities in recent years has been irritation and anger over any suggestion that Muslims –…

No matter what terrorists say, Islam and the West are not at war

17 March 2019 11:12

‘Kill Angela Merkel. Kill Erdogan. Kill Sadiq Khan’ were the demands of the white supremacist terrorist who killed 49 innocent…

Should Michael Jackson’s music be banned?

6 March 2019 17:31

Why does it follow that, because an artist or performer is an appalling human being, his work should be banned?…

Trump is divisive. He splits his opposition perfectly

6 February 2019 15:26

Washington, DC Donald Trump, the unity president — doesn’t sound right, does it? Trump is, we know, divisive. Under his…

Alex Salmond’s arrest is the latest twist in an extraordinary drama

24 January 2019 11:16

This morning Police Scotland announced that a 64 year old man had been arrested and charged with unknown offences. Not…

In defence of Diane Abbott

22 January 2019 14:04

The question I had hoped to pose this week was this: “Do people dislike Diane Abbott because she is black…

May’s Brexit deal: 40 rebuttals to Downing Street’s 40 rebuttals

19 November 2018 16:34

Is a deal better than no deal? After Mr S attempted to answer that question over the weekend by publishing…

Michael Gove will not resign from DEFRA

16 November 2018 9:41

Michael Gove is staying as DEFRA Secretary. Yesterday, Theresa May offered him the job of Brexit Secretary. Gove said that…

The Tories deserve a lengthy spell in opposition

15 November 2018 16:37

Brexit has many theme tunes but the Rolling Stones’ “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” is as good as…

Why the Cabinet must reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal

14 November 2018 11:14

Let’s be clear. If the Cabinet supports the Prime Minister’s proposed deal today, and they somehow manage to whip Parliament…

Why MPs should back Theresa May’s Brexit deal

13 November 2018 16:19

Many things about the politics of Brexit are mystifying. Some are minor puzzles: Why don’t people read the documents they…

We are heading towards a constitutional crisis on Brexit

10 November 2018 17:18

Pity Olly Robbins and Sabine Weyand who are as we speak negotiating a Brexit deal for their respective bosses, Theresa…

Should it be illegal to insult Mohammed?

28 October 2018 10:00

Should you be allowed to say that the founder of one of the world’s largest religions was a paedophile? According…

Brett Kavanaugh and the death of white liberalism

8 October 2018 14:05

This article was originally published on Spectator USA. With the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court has a solidly…

How three pranksters exposed the insanity of the social sciences

3 October 2018 12:18

One of the most beautiful things to happen in recent years was ‘the conceptual penis as a social construct.’ This…

How I was hounded off campus for saying ‘women don’t have penises’

20 September 2018 13:56

What harm can it do saying that women don’t have penises? Quite a lot, actually, if my experience is anything…

Why was a transgender rapist put in a women’s prison?

7 September 2018 10:17

If you were deciding where to house a convicted sex offender accused of repeatedly raping a woman, where’s the last…

Aimee Challenor and the danger of transgender politics

30 August 2018 18:05

Aimee Challenor – in case you haven’t heard – has just stepped down as equalities spokesperson for the Green Party.…

The fury of the stop Brexit mob has finally been explained

21 August 2018 15:06

At last they’ve found a name for it. A name for the meltdown that has occurred in certain political circles…

Is it a crime to say ‘women don’t have penises’?

19 August 2018 9:24

Is it now a crime to say “women don’t have penises”? A police force and a City mayor seem to…

As a Muslim woman, I’d like to thank Boris Johnson for calling out the niqab

8 August 2018 10:20

As a Muslim woman observing Islam, I am fully supportive of Boris Johnson’s rejection of the niqab. And I wonder…

Paul Dacre’s diary: the Daily Mail will commit editorial suicide if it turns against Brexit

13 June 2018 15:00

Awake to the Today programme and ordure being dumped on me by Polly Toynbee while the Mail’s legendary Dame Ann…

The Brexit delusion

2 May 2018 12:43

As time passes, some things become clear. The problem isn’t Brexit; the problem is the Brexiteers. Or, to put it…