Jonathan Miller

Journalists are out to censor the French GB News

15 February 2024 4:09 am

Left-wing journalists have won a huge battle in France against CNews, the country’s most popular news channel. France’s Council of State,…

France’s farmers’ revolt isn’t all it seems

31 January 2024 12:53 am

The toll station on the A9 motorway near the French-Spanish border is closed with cones and guarded by the local…

The endless narcissism of Emmanuel Macron

17 January 2024 9:43 pm

I watched Emmanuel Macron’s prime time press conference last night but I wish I hadn’t. It was meant to be…

Subsidies have defanged the French media

8 October 2023 5:30 pm

It’s not surprising that much mainstream French journalism is complacent, incurious and stenographic. The elite French media is lavishly subsidised…

The campaign to destroy the French GB News

28 September 2023 10:54 pm

The campaign to destroy GB News in Britain is precisely mirrored by a campaign to eliminate CNEWS, its French equivalent.…

Macron’s political relaunch was a masterclass in self-belief

25 September 2023 7:40 pm

After months of inbound slings and arrows, Emmanuel Macron, powdered by the star dust of the royal visit, relaunched himself…

Starmer’s Paris trip is based on a fantasy

19 September 2023 10:33 pm

One small trip on the Eurostar for Keir Starmer is one giant kick in the teeth for Rishi Sunak. The…

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic problem

4 September 2023 10:40 pm

Ladies and gentlemen, please make sure your seat belt is securely fastened and your seat backs and tray tables are…

Nicolas Sarkozy’s Russia intervention is a disgrace

19 August 2023 3:56 am

Team Putin has this week gained a new and vaguely prominent supporter: Nicolas Sarkozy, the disgraced former President of France.…

In defence of private jets

18 July 2023 3:43 am

Barbara Amiel was right that one private jet isn’t enough. One jet is always in the wrong place, or undergoing maintenance,…

Why Europe riots

8 July 2023 9:00 am

What’s behind the rise of gang violence across Europe?

My dog has been cancelled by Pride

24 June 2023 6:00 pm

Bella is a three-year-old dog of indeterminate breed. I found her by the side of the road.  She is fearless,…

Macron’s last adventure: the president vs the public

1 April 2023 9:00 am

Can he face them down?

Napoleon III’s remains will not be returned to France

11 February 2023 9:59 pm

Do not take too seriously the demand of Roger Karoutchi, a Républicain who rejoices in the title of deputy speaker of…

Macron’s trip to Washington is pure theatre

30 November 2022 9:56 pm

President Macron has landed in Washington with his fleet of jets to spend the next few days in procession across…

The murder of Lola and the failure of Marconism

19 October 2022 4:00 pm

Last Friday, a beautiful 12-year-old Paris girl named Lola failed to come home from middle school. Later that evening, her…

Why is Liz Truss playing Emmanuel Macron’s game?

10 October 2022 10:57 pm

Is Emmanuel Macron a friend of the United Kingdom? Liz Truss said over the summer that she didn’t know, which…

Will Giorgia Meloni be an enemy of Macron?

1 October 2022 4:00 pm

French elites are annoyed and perturbed that Italian elections have produced a new prime minister of the right, Giorgia Meloni,…

What kompromat does Trump have on Macron?

31 August 2022 1:05 am

Did Donald Trump have kompromat on Emmanuel Macron within the secret files seized by the FBI from his Mar-a-Lago Xanadu?…

The culture wars are coming to France

30 August 2022 12:36 am

The infection of France by le wokisme continues apace. Last year, president Emmanuel Macron vowed to stand against intersectionality only…

Liberté, égalité, nudité: France’s new sexual politics

13 August 2022 9:00 am

France’s new sexual politics

Why Ryanair is the best airline

25 June 2022 9:00 am

Why Ryanair is Europe’s best airline

Macron's state of denial

23 June 2022 5:36 am

Crisis? What crisis? Emmanuel Macron emerged from his bunker tonight to speak to France for the first time since his…

Macron's nightmare is complete

20 June 2022 5:09 pm

French president Emmanuel Macron has been humiliated by voters, weeks after being re-elected by an unenthusiastic electorate. The hyper-president with…

Could Macron lose his majority?

13 June 2022 4:00 pm

Last night was a poor one for the President. His Ensemble coalition appear neck and neck with La Nouvelle Union Populaire Écologique…