The Week

Britain and its allies are opening the way for yet another Iraq war

18 November 2017 9:00 am

After the most intensive street-by-street combat since 1945, Isis’s so-called caliphate is no more. Last weekend, the Iraqi government won…

The Brexit Bill faces 470 amendments on its way through Parliament

18 November 2017 9:00 am

Home As the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill faced 470 amendments in its examination by a committee of the whole House,…

Rachel Johnson: The trouble with today’s porn? Older men are terrified by it

18 November 2017 9:00 am

Long letter from the High Mistress of St Paul’s Girls’ School, addressing me as ‘Dear Old Paulina’ (I thought we…

If EU nationals are leaving the NHS, why are their numbers going up?

18 November 2017 9:00 am

No. 2 iron English Heritage launched a crowdfunding campaign for repairs to Abraham Darby’s 1779 bridge at Ironbridge, Shropshire. This…

Fake news is nothing new — it was de rigeur in ancient Greece

18 November 2017 9:00 am

The liberal media is at the moment engaged in a campaign attacking social media on the grounds that it is…

To fix this failing government make Gove the CEO and keep May as chairman

18 November 2017 9:00 am

Chairman May Sir: Theresa May is the only politician with a mandate to lead, yet doesn’t seem capable of leading…

Does Theresa May’s zombie government even want to survive?

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Dealing with a hung parliament was never going to be easy, but no one quite foresaw the decay which now…

Sexual misconduct claims leave government in crisis

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Home An air of crisis hung over the government. Priti Patel, the International Development Secretary, was told to fly back…

Between Trump and Harvey Weinstein, America is fast approaching outrage overload

11 November 2017 9:00 am

It’s remarkable how fast the unthinkable becomes the expected. It felt almost routine to pick up the New York Post…

The wily courtesans who won more respect than modern-day feminists

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Some MPs have been exploiting their power by their sexual fumblings with the lower ranks. The result is that when…

Where was the very first tax haven?

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Pennies from haven Last week’s huge leak of the ‘Paradise Papers’ has put the Channel Islands and the Isle of…

Letters: Looking for love? Just follow these three simple rules

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Rules for romance Sir: Lara Prendergast describes a floundering generation desperate for reliable love but with no real idea how…

Gordon Brown’s memoirs show he is good at blowing his own trumpet – but nothing else

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Gordon Brown has pitched his memoirs as the honest confessions of a decent man. He failed to win the one…

Barometer

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Lynx on the loose — A Eurasian lynx escaped from a zoo in Wales, pre-empting plans to introduce six of…

Peter Hitchens: Why I climbed on my soapbox after refusing to sign a university’s ‘free speech’ contract

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Where better to be than in Liverpool on a crisp autumn evening, haranguing an open-air meeting of students? I hadn’t…

Rumours of sexual misconduct swirl around Westminster

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Home A great ferment of accusations of sexual impropriety was made against people in Parliament and out of it. Bex…

Letters: the tyranny of ‘equality of outcome’ in education

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Equality of outcome Sir: Rod Liddle exposes some deep flaws in the way children are prepared to play their part…

Identity issues

28 October 2017 9:00 am

It was always going to be difficult for Theresa May’s government to secure a legacy beyond Brexit. With the negotiations…

Portrait of the week

28 October 2017 9:00 am

Home Of perhaps 400 Britons returned from the former territory of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, those who…

Diary

28 October 2017 9:00 am

To ITV’s London headquarters at the ungodly hour of 3.30 a.m. Piers Morgan is sunning himself in Beverly Hills and I’m…

Letters

28 October 2017 9:00 am

Meeting halfway Sir: If our Brexit negotiator David Davis has not read Robert Tombs’s wonderful article ‘Lost in translation’ (21…

Barometer

28 October 2017 9:00 am

Littler Hitlers Cabinet secretary Damian Green appealed to commentators to halt the ‘ridiculous rise of routine comparisons to Hitler’. A…

Roman censors

28 October 2017 9:00 am

Students eager to pull down statues and silence debate on topics of which they disapprove — and vice-chancellors who pusillanimously…

Diary

21 October 2017 9:00 am

New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Raleigh, Dallas… I’m on a book tour in Donald Trump’s USA, which feels much like the…

The Kurds are on their own

21 October 2017 9:00 am

The routing of Isis in northern Iraq ought to be a time of international celebration, but as ever in the…