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Tories benefit from no-show at chaotic TV debate as election enters final days

9 December 2019 7:49 am

Believe it or not, there was yet another televised election debate tonight, this time on Channel 4, called the ‘Everything…

The 15 Scottish seats that could decide the general election

8 December 2019 8:01 pm

For at least a generation — something we define loosely up here — Scottish hacks have been trying to interest…

Never mind Big Pharma and Big Oil – watch out for Big Uni

8 December 2019 5:30 pm

Climate alarmists and Corbynistas (the former increasingly a front organisation for the latter) often put the word ‘Big’ in front…

Only Brexit voters can save Nigel Farage from himself now

7 December 2019 6:00 pm

Nigel Farage last painted himself into a corner at the end of the 2015 general election. Now he has done…

Corbynomics won’t help the poor

7 December 2019 1:20 am

Here’s a curiosity of the 2019 general election: given that both the big parties agree that austerity is over and…

Has Boris Johnson changed his campaign strategy?

6 December 2019 11:32 pm

Stump speeches and battle bus stop-offs are a staple of political campaigning. And while much of the battle for votes now…

Watch: Andrew Neil eviscerates Boris Johnson over interview no show

6 December 2019 6:51 am

Boris Johnson has so far refused to take part in an election interview with Andrew Neil. Jeremy Corbyn, Jo Swinson,…

Bob Willis’s contribution to English cricket will never be forgotten

5 December 2019 7:35 am

Certain days in the long and sometimes glorious history of English cricket are so brightly coloured they can never fade.…

This is the most important election in modern history – it’s time to take sides

5 December 2019 3:33 am

Next week, voters will decide the future of the government, of Brexit, and perhaps of the Union. Jeremy Corbyn has…

Kamala Harris’s doomed presidential bid is good news for Joe Biden

4 December 2019 9:26 pm

Kamala Harris began her campaign with an impressive display of political might: a gigantic late-January rally in her hometown of…

Don’t blame all ‘weird’ weather on climate change

4 December 2019 4:40 am

Why can’t the great and good of the climate establishment mention higher temperatures, disappearing sea ice and rising sea levels…

The disturbing truth is that the British far-left is now awash with anti-Semites

4 December 2019 1:48 am

Over the years I’ve often myopically associated anti-Semitism with the far-right or Islamist extremists who harbour a special antipathy for…

How might a big Boris victory change Britain?

4 December 2019 12:39 am

If Boris Johnson wins a clear majority on 12 December, it could mark a big turning point in British history.…

Donald Trump’s impeachment strategy is a big gamble

3 December 2019 11:12 pm

Donald Trump was given a hard deadline from judiciary committee chairman Jerrold Nadler: if you want to defend yourself against…

The failed lessons of the London Bridge attack

3 December 2019 3:06 am

Some readers have been asking me to comment on the latest London Bridge terrorism incident. And if I have some…

The document that reveals the remarkable tactics of trans lobbyists

3 December 2019 1:14 am

A great deal of the transgender debate is unexplained. One of the most mystifying aspects is the speed and success…

My fear about the next generation of jihadists

2 December 2019 11:19 pm

I’ve just finished reading William Manchester’s absorbing memoir about the Pacific War. ‘Goodbye Darkness’ is a reminder of just how…

Sunday shows round-up: 74 convicted terrorists have been released early

2 December 2019 3:05 am

Boris Johnson – We will end automatic early release The Prime Minister joined Andrew Marr this morning to give his…

The lure of Corbynomics

30 November 2019 6:00 pm

With the polls seemingly reluctant to move in their favour, Labour have set out their stall very clearly: they hope…

‘This country will never be cowed’: Boris responds to London Bridge attack

30 November 2019 5:07 am

Boris Johnson has just released a statement in response to the terrorist attack at London Bridge this afternoon. Several people…

Five reasons why this election could still go wrong for the Tories

30 November 2019 3:00 am

With YouGov’s MRP model pointing to a 68-seat Tory majority, Conservative voters might think they have pretty solid ground for…

Channel 4’s climate change debate was a sham

30 November 2019 12:24 am

I’ve seen some mad political debates in my time, but none as bonkers as last night’s climate debate on Channel…

When it comes to trust, our party leaders could learn from Tony Blair

29 November 2019 1:32 am

According to a YouGov poll 45 per cent of Britons believe today’s party leaders are worse than any of their…

Tories shouldn’t be terrified by Trump’s trip to London

28 November 2019 10:35 pm

Never mind the polls, Conservative insiders are more terrified about something else at the moment. The Donald is coming. CCHQ…

Jeremy Corbyn’s failings are being critically exposed

27 November 2019 11:44 pm

After last night’s interview with Andrew Neil, Jeremy Corbyn desperately needs to change the conversation. He attempted to do that…