World

The Covid testing trap

9 October 2020 9:59 pm

We are in a time where money has lost meaning and value, so perhaps the £10 billion plus spent on…

It's time to ban puberty blockers for children

9 October 2020 6:37 pm

A ground-breaking case in the High Court will decide this week whether the UK’s only gender identity development service (GIDS)…

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COVID-positive president won’t debate online

9 October 2020 6:00 pm

The droplets had barely settled after Wednesday’s vice presidential debate when next week’s head-to-head between Donald Trump and Joe Biden…

The collapse of the Cambridge Analytica conspiracy theory

9 October 2020 4:50 am

So there you have it. Cambridge Analytica was ‘not involved’ in the 2016 EU referendum. The digital marketing firm that…

Kamala Harris forgot who she was debating

9 October 2020 2:42 am

Perhaps Senator Kamala Harris would have performed better last night if she had remembered who she was debating. It was…

Could local lockdowns cost Boris Johnson the north?

9 October 2020 1:45 am

When the lockdown tiers are announced, it is inevitable that huge swathes of the north will be under much tighter…

The conflict that could spark a war

9 October 2020 1:35 am

History repeats itself — but sometimes in reverse. Only a pessimist would have predicted a global pandemic followed by a…

The terror threat inside our prisons

8 October 2020 9:28 pm

Later today, two men will be sentenced for their part in the attempted murder of a prison officer at high…

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Why Harris vs Pence could be 2020’s most significant debate

8 October 2020 8:22 pm

‘Who am I? Why am I here?’ That was how Vice Admiral James Stockdale began the 1992 televised vice-presidential debate.…

What was missing from the vice presidential debate

8 October 2020 5:41 pm

Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris is a former prosecutor. Vice President Mike Pence is a career politician. The debate between…

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Pence takes Harris to the cleaners in VP debate

8 October 2020 2:19 pm

Vice President Mike Pence emerged from the 2020 vice presidential debate Wednesday night with a sound victory over challenger Sen.…

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Here’s what to expect from VP Pence at tonight’s debate

8 October 2020 6:34 am

Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris will square off in Wednesday night’s vice presidential debate in Salt Lake…

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The hostages’ president

8 October 2020 6:06 am

President Trump has tweeted that, among other things he’s best at, he is ‘the greatest hostage negotiator in the history…

Nicola Sturgeon's Covid prohibition

8 October 2020 3:35 am

So now we know the threshold at which Nicola Sturgeon pulls the trigger. If the number of daily hospital admissions…

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Our overstimulated president

8 October 2020 2:01 am

Is Donald Trump feeling overstimulated? First he scorned stimulus talks with the Democrats, tweeting on Tuesday afternoon that he was…

Macron's fight with the far-left over extremism

7 October 2020 10:05 pm

Emmanuel Macron’s bold declaration last Friday that the Republic will eradicate Islamic extremism appeared to draw a swift response in…

Ministers close to closing northern pubs and restaurants

7 October 2020 9:43 pm

We are at a critical moment in the second surge of coronavirus. Ministers, scientists and officials are deeply concerned about…

The US election is Joe Biden’s to lose

7 October 2020 5:00 pm

Donald Trump is back at the White House after a scary three-day stay at the Walter Reed medical complex. For…

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House Republicans accuse Democrats of ignoring censorship in Big Tech report

7 October 2020 8:50 am

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are releasing their own report on Big Tech on Tuesday, countering a Democratic report…

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It’s far too early to write off Donald Trump

7 October 2020 8:09 am

Too many pundits are ready to call the 2020 presidential race with a month to go. Four weeks is a…

What does Boris Johnson's Tory party stand for?

7 October 2020 1:34 am

The main thing to say about Boris Johnson’s speech at this year’s online Tory conference is that it captures the…

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The media meltdown over Trump’s ‘Covita’ moment

6 October 2020 11:34 pm

What is Donald Trump’s greatest gift? Some say his finely honed instincts; others, his tabloid genius for publicity. But we…

The sinister Vatican plot against Cardinal Pell

6 October 2020 6:19 pm

Cardinal George Pell isn’t the sort of man to say ‘so there is a God after all!’ – but plenty…

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The hypocritical oath

6 October 2020 9:28 am

‘Please tell me you’re Republicans,’ President Ronald Reagan joked with his doctors as he headed into surgery after an assassination…

The hounding of a Scottish poet by trans activists

6 October 2020 1:53 am

For a witch hunt to begin extremists must so dominate a movement any sin, however slight, becomes a heresy the…