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How Canada failed to smash the cannabis black market

30 July 2019 8:50 pm

I had forgotten how much I disliked cannabis until I found myself under its influence, in the rain, trying and…

Boris Johnson and the end of political spin

30 July 2019 8:48 pm

Does the arrival of Boris Johnson in Downing Street signal the end of the politics of branding and the beginning…

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Trump’s truths about Baltimore

30 July 2019 5:47 am

‘You would think you were in a Third World country,’ the millionaire white New Yorker of retirement age said of Baltimore’s heavily…

The curious reaction to a niqab-wearing homophobe

29 July 2019 9:05 pm

Are we allowed to criticise the niqab yet? This question crossed my mind as I watched that viral clip of…

Labour is gearing up for the wrong fight against Boris Johnson

29 July 2019 8:02 pm

Boris Johnson is sometimes compared to Winston Churchill, not least by the man himself. Unfortunately for Britain’s new Prime Minister,…

‘Boris bounce’ puts Farage in the shade

28 July 2019 8:48 pm

Boris Johnson has two big advantages: the ability to drive his opponents quite mad, and strikingly low expectations. Pick up…

Can the Brexit party survive Brexit?

28 July 2019 5:00 pm

You have to admit that Brexit party MEPs have a fun job. Imagine turning up to work to insult your…

My advice to Boris Johnson’s minders

28 July 2019 4:26 pm

So the party of family values has chosen as leader a man of whom to say he has the morals…

Boris Johnson’s political strategy is the same as his Brexit strategy

27 July 2019 7:33 pm

Boris Johnson is running an outside / in campaign, I say in The Sun this morning.. If he’s to get…

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Donald Trump, signed, sealed, delivered

26 July 2019 10:34 pm

Call it the Art of the Seal. When he spoke before several hundred youthful supporters at Tuesday’s Turning Point USA…

Can Boris Johnson overcome Jean-Claude Juncker?

26 July 2019 4:44 am

I don’t know if Boris Johnson is as surprised to be prime minister as those who’ve known him for 20…

Seven of the most hysterical reactions to PM Boris Johnson

25 July 2019 9:22 pm

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is already delighting his supporters, but not everyone is happy about Britain’s new leader. Boris’s first…

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Mueller testifies – Trump wins

25 July 2019 7:07 am

Robert Mueller’s appearance before two Congressional committees today was something close to a disaster for the Democrats. The former special…

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The painful, pointless testimony of Robert S. Mueller III

25 July 2019 6:14 am

If only his legs could reach that far, Rep. Jerry Nadler would be kicking himself now. Whose idea was it…

Boris is a weak man posing as a tough guy

25 July 2019 6:11 am

Boris Johnson is taking over the Conservative party like a gangster taking over a crime syndicate. Don’t let ideological labels…

Dominic Raab has to handle a stand-off with Iran and his own civil servants

25 July 2019 4:06 am

It’s not an easy time to become Foreign Secretary, as Dominic Raab is about to find out. There is, of…

‘Never mind the backstop, the buck stops here’: Boris launches his premiership with domestic focus

25 July 2019 1:11 am

Boris Johnson has just given a rather urgent-sounding, fast-paced speech in Downing Street. So fast-paced, in fact, that it almost…

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‘Doubling down’ is Donald Trump’s greatest triumph

24 July 2019 8:42 pm

For three years, we have been told what Donald Trump is. We have been told that he is a racist,…

Americans are watching Boris Johnson with a morbid interest

24 July 2019 3:07 am

Donald Trump didn’t take long to congratulate Boris Johnson on his victory in today’s Tory leadership race. ‘He will be…

Boris Johnson has achieved his dream. Will he mess it up?

23 July 2019 10:34 pm

When Boris Johnson chants his mantra of delivering Brexit, uniting the country and beating Jeremy Corbyn, it is very much…

Forget Brexit: Boris’s toughest task will be energising his exhausted party

23 July 2019 10:01 pm

Boris Johnson will now be receiving plenty of unsolicited advice about how to be Prime Minister. As his victory speech…

Boris Johnson’s risky strategy is to be himself

23 July 2019 9:45 pm

Boris Johnson is the new leader of the Conservative party. He has defeated Jeremy Hunt by a two to one…

Boris Johnson wins the Tory leadership race

23 July 2019 9:05 pm

Boris Johnson will be Britain’s new prime minister after winning the Tory leadership race. Boris picked up 92,153 votes, or…

Roger Scruton gets his job back

23 July 2019 7:22 pm

Roger Scruton has been reappointed as head of a government housing body after he was sacked in April following a magazine interview…

Why we can’t ignore the case of Jessica Yaniv

23 July 2019 1:14 am

In Canada right now, a group of female workers, at least one of whom is a migrant, are coming under…