Crime

Welcome to post-truth America

28 May 2022 9:00 am

A couple more weeks in the Bagel and then on to dear old London. I’ve had a very good time…

The dishonesty of how we respond to tragedies

21 May 2022 9:00 am

It isn’t hard to notice that some crimes are more important than others. Or at least more politically advantageous. It…

The glory days of Central Park

30 April 2022 9:00 am

I celebrate two Easters every year, the Catholic one and the Orthodox one, which means I get very drunk on…

The sad demise of Brooks Brothers

23 April 2022 9:00 am

New York Our own Douglas Murray is the canary in the Bagel coal mine as of late. The left controls…

Criminalising ‘cyberflashing’ is a waste of time

19 April 2022 11:30 pm

It’s a fact of life that at any given time, a woman’s social media messages will be filled with three…

The descent of New York

2 April 2022 9:00 am

Aggression is everywhere in New York

Anti-police spin is tearing the force apart

12 February 2022 9:00 am

Constant castigation is harming the police force

For Glasgow – with love and squalor: The Second Cut, by Louise Welsh, reviewed

22 January 2022 9:00 am

Never, never kill the dog. It’s rule one in the crime writer’s manual. Cats are bad enough, as I can…

Women don't 'consent' to their own deaths

16 November 2021 5:30 am

A ruling by the Court of Appeal last week has further enshrined the notion that women can consent to their…

I’ve been back one week and the good old US of A has never seemed more depressing

13 November 2021 9:00 am

New York Don’t let anyone tell you the Bagel is worse off than Kabul, where three people were recently shot…

It’s time female fraudsters received their due

6 November 2021 9:00 am

If you’re after jewel thieves, bank robbers and gold smugglers, look no further than Caitlin Davies’s Queens of the Underworld.…

Yours disgusted, H.G. Wells: the young writer finds marriage insufferable

6 November 2021 9:00 am

After a wretched childhood, H.G. Wells was ruthless in making up for lost time, says Frances Wilson

Letters: In defence of Land Rovers

9 October 2021 9:00 am

How to stay safe Sir: Mary Wakefield is correct to highlight the opprobrium heaped on anyone who suggests sensible safety…

How would making misogyny a hate crime have helped Sabina Nessa?

2 October 2021 9:00 am

I’m not sure very many of our politicians, the London Mayor or even the Met can really be said to…

Sabina Nessa and the truth about stranger danger

27 September 2021 11:46 pm

The brutal murder of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa in Kidbrooke, South London this month has prompted more anger about…

Why do some women find killers irresistible?

25 September 2021 9:00 am

Why do some women find killers irresistible?

The rise and fall of the yakuza

29 August 2021 3:05 pm

For the first time in history, an organised crime ‘yakuza’ boss has been sentenced to death in a Japanese court.…

How Nextdoor became the new Neighbourhood Watch

7 August 2021 9:00 am

Long before the official numbers began to rise, back in 2014, it was clear that knife crime was on the…

Boris's crime crackdown will be harder than he thinks

27 July 2021 11:50 pm

Can crime be beaten with a beaten down police force? The government certainly hopes so. Today, the Prime Minister launched…

Domestic violence affects us all

27 July 2021 10:30 pm

Since the first Covid-19 lockdown last year, cases of domestic abuse and subsequent deaths have risen. In England and Wales,…

The true cost of the convenience economy

24 July 2021 9:00 am

‘Where’s the car?’ said my wife Alice, interrupting my Zoom meeting on Saturday morning. ‘It’s where you left it,’ I…

The shooting of a journalist – and the dark world of Dutch organised crime

8 July 2021 1:05 am

In an attack that has rocked the Netherlands, a leading Dutch crime reporter is fighting for his life in hospital…

Why night-clubbing in New York is a risky business

5 June 2021 9:00 am

New York The acerbic writer Gore Vidal was once asked which period of history he would choose to have lived…

New York resembles a war zone

29 May 2021 9:00 am

New York The Big Bagel is getting so bad that even the baddies are demanding the fuzz do something. As…

Trans offenders are skewing crime statistics

20 May 2021 8:07 pm

Tonia Antoniazzi’s speech in the House of Commons this week was remarkable, not because of what she said – the…