Conservative

Labour has proved that it speaks for London – and nowhere else

31 May 2014 9:00 am

So, now almost all the votes have been counted — except for those in the Islamic Republic of Tower Hamlets, where…

The truth about being a politician’s child

31 May 2014 9:00 am

It was a Friday morning in 1992, Britain had just had an election, and I was on an ice rink.…

Vladimir Putin's new plan for world domination

22 February 2014 9:00 am

It’s been a generation or so since Russians were in the business of shaping the destiny of the world, and…

What I learned in a Qatari jail cell

1 February 2014 9:00 am

This column nearly didn’t appear. Another 24 hours and I would have trumped the late Jeffrey Bernard with the single…

MPs grope men too

25 January 2014 9:00 am

As I walked out of the bar, I noticed a Conservative MP following me. It had been an evening for…

David Cameron has lost the countryside

2 November 2013 9:00 am

When hunt supporters visit the office of a Tory cabinet minister these days, they like to turn up armed and…

How Australia's Tony Abbott pulled off a great conservative victory

7 September 2013 9:00 am

By conventional wisdom, Tony Abbott should not become Prime Minister of Australia this weekend. He ought to be too conservative,…