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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…

Is France on the verge of class war between Yellow Vests and Red Scarves?

28 January 2019 12:44

The first thing that struck me when I emerged from the metro station onto the Place de la Nation was…

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…

Why MPs should not stop legal aid reform

29 December 2018 10:15

There is never more excitement on the Left than when a Tory MP recants and concludes that his heartless party…

Rod Liddle’s twelve terrors of Christmas

23 December 2018 10:15

1. Santa – the Man Loose fitting but matted nylon beard, fake optical twinkle, cheap red suit. The distinct whiff…

Leo Varadkar is being played like a fiddle by Brussels

17 December 2018 13:27

A few decades ago, Irish people would march through the streets of London to holler at the British government: ‘Hands…

The nine lessons of Brexit

15 December 2018 9:30

The stakes could not be higher now. We face the biggest political crisis for at least a couple of generations.…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

Boris Johnson resigns as Foreign Secretary

9 July 2018 15:03

Boris Johnson has resigned. The Foreign Secretary becomes the second senior Cabinet Minister to quit over the deal agreed at…

At last, a speedy police response

25 May 2018 22:00

The founder of the English Defence League, Tommy Robinson, turned up in Leeds on Thursday to film people going into…

Corbyn’s cranks aren’t interested in power

8 May 2018 18:39

It ought to be a statement of the obvious that Labour is fighting a civil war between revolutionary socialists and…