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Meet Dominic Slack-Oxley: the biggest source of fake news in Britain

22 October 2019 12:48

Allow me to introduce Dominic Slack-Oxley. Never heard of him, I hear you cry. Oh but you have. You hear…

The changing face of Pakistan

17 October 2019 15:47

When they arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday for a five-day tour, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge entered a country…

How Number 10 view the state of the negotiations

7 October 2019 21:00

Earlier today, I sent a message to a contact in Number 10 asking them how the Brexit talks were going.…

Cricket’s guilty men: my list of who deserves to be sacked for the Ashes debacle

24 August 2019 11:42

Like many, if not most England fans, I am at a stage beyond rage after their performance

In solidarity with Owen Jones

18 August 2019 16:27

Much as the appalling Shami Chakrabarti has insisted, I stand ‘in solidarity’ with Owen Jones and hope he makes a…

Does J***e C***l O***s understand irony?

23 July 2019 7:00

The following tweet comes from a very talented US author: ‘The irony that in T***p Dark Age with its public…

The Church of England needs mission

21 July 2019 8:00

The time has come to disestablish the Church of England. As a deeply partisan Prayer Book Anglican – a churchmanship…

On Iran and oil tankers

20 July 2019 8:47

I’m glad the Foreign Secretary thinks it ‘unacceptable’ of Iran to have seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Straits…

In defence of Matthew Parris

17 July 2019 17:09

A perfectly sensible observation from Matthew Parris has incurred the wrath of his colleagues on the Times. Speaking of Trump’s…

When did personal identity become the only game in town?

6 July 2019 7:00

Anyone else sick of the Pride flag? It’s everywhere. It flutters from virtually every building in central London. Town halls…

Has the BBC gone back on its word over free TV licences?

11 June 2019 10:58

If I were a pensioner, I’d be a bit miffed by the BBC’s decision to end the policy of giving…

Budweiser flags up how Pride has been taken over by corporations

8 June 2019 8:01

Maurice Bowra, the flamboyant warden of Wadham College from 1938 to 1970, once argued against the legalisation of homosexuality on…

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…

christchurch

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…