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Why is Sandi Toksvig on 40pc of Stephen Fry’s pay? It should be 10pc

10 September 2018 19:33

Shocking news emerges that Sandi Toksvig is paid 40pc of what Stephen Fry was on to present the lamentable programme…

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…

What’s wrong with deporting illegal immigrants?

30 April 2018 18:08

Can anyone explain to me why it is wrong for the Home Office to have a target for the removal…

Why can’t we speak plainly about migrant crime?

29 March 2018 12:27

On Wednesday, two striking events happened in France. The first was that the President of the Republic led the nation’s…

Britain’s flawed definition of extremism is storing up trouble

21 March 2018 15:15

Is Allah gay? The eventuality – as Jeeves might say – would seem to be a remote one. If such…

Is Steve Bell pastiching Nazi propaganda? Or plagiarising it? 

18 March 2018 13:55

My objection to Steve Bell, the Guardian cartoonist, is not that he is risqué. Nor is it that he’s rabidly…

The day I almost lost my job: diary of an RT reporter

14 March 2018 18:01

My name’s Polly and I work for RT (yes, so shoot me). I’m a reporter in the London bureau, and…

Sunday shows round-up: ‘Lessons have not been learned’ about Russia

11 March 2018 16:58

Marina Litvinenko: ‘Lessons have not been learned’ The case of the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, who has been hospitalised…

Italy’s next PM will be chosen by Brussels, not voters

10 March 2018 9:00

Paolo Gentiloni, who may now have to step down since his Democratic party got only 18.7 per cent of the…

Guardian’s Saudi dilemma

7 March 2018 11:21

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, is in town today for a three-day state visit with a…

Trump, May, and the sinking of the so-called ‘Special Relationship’

19 January 2018 10:35

Another week, another blow to the so-called Special Relationship. The latest sorry news is that Number 10 has been trying…

Watch: Cathy Newman’s catastrophic interview with Jordan Peterson

17 January 2018 12:01

In the magazine this week I have written a piece about the Canadian Professor Jordan Peterson. He has been in…

Is IQ falling across the West?

15 December 2017 14:00

James Flynn’s research on the eponymous Flynn Effect, showing massive gains in IQ in 14 nations in the course of…

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: the union of royalty and showbiz

27 November 2017 10:25

It may be churlish to be unkind about a young couple who have just announced their engagement but needs must.…

It’s time for more schools to have an ‘unsafe space’

23 November 2017 17:03

A school’s decision to create an ‘unsafe space’ – where controversial ideas and works be discussed by pupils – has…

Sharia law and the relative mercies of French justice

21 October 2017 14:28

For many years, the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, Tariq Ramadan, has been one of my closest…

The Weinstein affair has exposed Hollywood’s culture. Let’s boycott it

16 October 2017 14:17

Oh, the glorious hypocrisy of it all – the dozens of actresses, UN goodwill ambassadors among them, who have come…

Are refugees welcome to plant bombs on our trains?

18 September 2017 18:43

It’s all a long time ago now isn’t it?  All of three days since someone put a bomb on a London…

The age of the unicorn question

14 September 2017 7:58

I’ve been in Los Angeles for the last week, and it takes a special set of occurrences for someone to…