Malcolm, you promised… so go

20 August 2018 2:36 pm

Malcolm Turnbull’s backing off trying to bully his party into a NEGative plan has given the Liberals a golden opportunity…

Abbott’s a better option than Dutton, but…

20 August 2018 7:42 am

As Malcolm Turnbull limps into the second week of a tumultuous parliamentary sitting, his leadership is under threat whether he…

We can’t talk about unethical transgender medicine involving children?

19 August 2018 7:06 pm

Here we go again. Now the University of Western Australia has caved in following protests by the LGBTI lobbyists and…

Young or old, too many Liberal backbenchers won’t stand for principle

19 August 2018 3:51 pm

I knew things were bad with the federal Liberal Party but I didn’t know things were this bad.   You see…

Only certain outrage makes the Letters to the Editor

19 August 2018 8:18 am

There are some words and phrases that are better left unsaid and newbie Senator Fraser Anning has now probably realised…

Sino sexbot subversion? It’s coming…

18 August 2018 5:24 pm

China is looking to dominate the American market in yet another sector: WMDOLL, based in China’s southeastern Guangdong province, develop AI-powered…

The real reason for the Fraser Anning anger

18 August 2018 2:48 pm

When Australia’s population was about to pass 25 million the Commonwealth announced that the person would most probably a migrant…

Terrorism isn’t ‘losing’. It has already lost

18 August 2018 9:00 am

By now, the routine is familiar: a lone wolf strikes, roads are sealed off, buildings locked down and a biographical…

Portrait of the Week: Westminster attack, House of Fraser and bridge collapse

18 August 2018 9:00 am

Home Unemployment fell by 65,000 to 1.36 million — at 4 per cent the lowest level since 1975. The economy…

Ayesha Hazarika’s Edinburgh diary: The most offensive thing about Boris’s burka joke? It wasn’t original

18 August 2018 9:00 am

Taking my new stand-up show Girl on Girl to the Edinburgh festival this year and playing at the prestigious venue…

Where does our food actually come from?

18 August 2018 9:00 am

Black list Jeremy Corbyn was attacked for attending a ceremony for members of Black September, the terrorist group which carried…

Jeremy Corbyn is either deeply sinister – or a total idiot

18 August 2018 9:00 am

The crowd were singing ‘Oh, Jeremy Corbyn’ again, at a festival in Cornwall, the words appended to a riff by…

Obsessed with politics? Then your life is going seriously wrong

18 August 2018 9:00 am

Timeless in its wisdom, the book Parkinson’s Law is of course famous for Parkinson’s law itself: that ‘work expands to…

Identity politics are – by definition – racist

18 August 2018 9:00 am

To mark last weekend’s one-year anniversary of the violent right-wing demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, a meagre two dozen card-carrying white…

Give Mike Ashley a peerage if he can revive House of Fraser

18 August 2018 9:00 am

This column has consistently stood up for Mike Ashley, even when the lonesome billionaire’s notions of corporate governance at Sports…

The bluffocracy: how Britain ended up being run by eloquent chancers

18 August 2018 9:00 am

Any time we see a politician fail, or an idiotic policy collapse as it passes through parliament — which these days…

War of words: my battle to correct Wikipedia

18 August 2018 9:00 am

How can you be attacked by an encyclopaedia? Until last week I would have thought the idea as absurd as…

V.S. Naipaul’s gentle side

18 August 2018 9:00 am

When I went to see V.S. Naipaul in hospital last week he was feeling marginally better. His wife Nadira had…

What does Prince Charles’s art collection tell us about our future king?

18 August 2018 9:00 am

It’s like any traditional bazaar. Cushions litter the floor and crowds gather around displays of Chinese pottery and Persian rugs.…

In Britain, deaths of the homeless are not even counted. That says it all

18 August 2018 9:00 am

On Valentine’s Day, a homeless man was found dead in the pedestrian subway near the Houses of Parliament. This week,…

Tilbury Docks, where cranes meet Joseph Conrad

18 August 2018 9:00 am

The great grey river stretched into the horizon. The sun was big and low in the sky. The air was…

Ménage à quatre with Robert Graves

18 August 2018 9:00 am

‘I have a very poor opinion of other people’s opinion of me — though I am fairly happy in my…

A feast for foot fetishists

18 August 2018 9:00 am

It is always interesting to see what art historians get up to when none of the rest of us is…

Did the notorious Zinoviev letter ever exist?

18 August 2018 9:00 am

This is a well-written, scrupulously researched and argued account of an enduring mystery that neatly illustrates the haphazard interactions of…

The plight of the returnee: A Terrible Country, by Keith Gessen, reviewed

18 August 2018 9:00 am

If the 20th century popularised the figure of the émigré, the 21st has introduced that of the returnee, who, aided…