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Gove sounds the alarm on anti-Semitism

21 May 2024 10:07 pm

Multiple ministers are out giving speeches today but none will be as hard-hitting as that made by Michael Gove this…

The far right isn’t the only threat ahead of the European elections

21 May 2024 9:30 pm

In France, Holland, Italy, Belgium, Poland, Hungary and Austria parties described by their foes as ‘far-right’ are on course for…

Europe’s leaders hail Rwanda scheme

21 May 2024 9:06 pm

Well, well, well. Rishi Sunak’s immigration plans have been met with a fairly underwhelming response in Britain – only a…

How did the EU get Raisi’s death so wrong?

21 May 2024 8:31 pm

Most of the world will not mourn the president of Iran, Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a helicopter crash near…

A crackdown on foreign students isn’t the only reason universities will struggle

21 May 2024 8:29 pm

Reducing the number of overseas students able to come to Britain would be a needless attack on one of our…

Will Ken Clarke lose his peerage?

21 May 2024 8:28 pm

In the aftermath of the tainted blood scandal, there is no shortage of blame to go around – but some…

The trouble with Labour’s new towns plan

21 May 2024 6:55 pm

Since last October, when Keir Starmer declared that he was a ‘Yimby’ – a ‘yes in my back yard’ –…

Ebrahim Raisi’s death won’t change the course of history

21 May 2024 4:08 pm

The Middle East never fails to surprise. Sunday was no exception. Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi, foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, and…

The sad truth about ‘saint’ Nicola Sturgeon

21 May 2024 3:30 pm

Nicola Sturgeon has finally come clean: ‘I was part of the problem,’ Scotland’s former first minister has admitted, referring to…

Why MPs love to hate the register of interests

21 May 2024 3:00 pm

The register of members’ interests for the House of Commons turns 50 today. Few MPs will be celebrating. Politicians have…

Sunak apologises during ‘day of shame’

21 May 2024 5:41 am

Rishi Sunak’s Commons apology for the contaminated blood scandal was reasonably comprehensive. The statement opened with him saying he wanted…

Roz Adams’s tribunal win is a victory for liberty

21 May 2024 4:12 am

As the edifice of gender identity ideology continues to crumble, along comes another example of an institution not only captured…

The infected blood scandal should make us think twice about revering the NHS

21 May 2024 3:35 am

Blood is central to the myths British people tell themselves. One of the many consequences of the contaminated blood scandal…

Javier Milei won’t stop insulting Pedro Sanchez’s wife

21 May 2024 2:53 am

The Spanish ambassador in Buenos Aires was recalled to Madrid yesterday after Argentina’s president Javier Milei described the wife of…

The ICC’s desire to arrest Netanyahu is far from impartial

21 May 2024 2:36 am

In a dramatic announcement, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim Khan, declared today that he has…

Will the NHS change after the infected blood scandal?

21 May 2024 2:14 am

The victims of the infected blood scandal have had to wait a very long time for there to be a…

Infected blood scandal was ‘no accident’, says report

21 May 2024 1:01 am

The Infected Blood Inquiry has finally concluded after a five-year investigation. This lunchtime, the inquiry’s chair Sir Brian Langstaff said…

Bank of England’s £80k social media advertising spend

21 May 2024 12:44 am

Once upon a time, the Bank of England was headed by a series of anonymous figures, whose identities remained largely…

Press freedom means protecting Julian Assange

21 May 2024 12:17 am

James Cleverly won’t be able to move the Julian Assange file out of his inbox quite yet after all. The…

Raisi’s successor is unlikely to end Iran’s western shadow war

20 May 2024 11:55 pm

Even before Tehran had formally announced the death of President Ebrahim Raisi, conspiracy theories as to whether foul play was…

Salman Rushdie has exposed the great lie of a ‘Free Palestine’

20 May 2024 11:29 pm

This is what people must mean by the phrase ‘adults in the room’. After seven months of left-wing hotheads damning…

Could Corbyn be excluded from Labour for good?

20 May 2024 10:43 pm

Jeremy Corbyn is back in the spotlight again, causing yet more issues for his former party. The ex-Labour leader who…

EU sends its ‘sincere condolences’ to Iran

20 May 2024 10:21 pm

Oh dear. It seems that the Eurocrats of Brussels have blundered again. Following the news of the Iranian president’s death,…

Raisi’s death has ruined the Ayatollah’s succession plans

20 May 2024 10:00 pm

The helicopter crash that killed Iran’s president Ebrahim Raisi and foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian will not fundamentally change the Islamic…

Why the death of Ebrahim Raisi both matters, and doesn’t

20 May 2024 9:04 pm

Not only does the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, in a helicopter crash in the fog and mountains in northern…