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Our prisons are woefully unprepared for Ali Harbi Ali

14 April 2022 8:52 pm

The Islamist terrorist Ali Harbi Ali will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the murder of Sir…

The shameful silence surrounding David Amess’s murder

14 April 2022 12:40 am

Ali Harbi Ali has been given a whole life sentence. But perhaps this is too steep an introduction. Perhaps, like…

Why the baby doomers are wrong

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Rarely does a piece of journalism bring a tear to my normally cynical eye, but I did find this happening…

Britain’s fatal unwillingness to confront Islamic extremism

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Britain’s fatal unwillingness to confront Islamic extremism

The ideology of madness

23 October 2021 9:00 am

On the wooden jetty from which the ferry used to depart for the little island of Utoya, there stood for…

Portrait of the week

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Home Sir David Amess, aged 69, the Conservative MP for Southend West, was stabbed to death while taking a constituency…

Banning anonymity creates more problems than it solves

21 October 2021 8:45 pm

There are growing calls to end internet anonymity in the wake of Sir David Amess’s death. The Tory MP Mark…

The death of David Amess has no easy answers

20 October 2021 10:36 pm

Why has the political debate following Sir David Amess’s killing moved so swiftly to focus on civility in politics? It’s…

The idiotic myth of the ‘lone wolf’ attack

19 October 2021 7:44 am

In the summer of 2020 the French Senate published a report on the ‘Development of Islamist Radicalisation and the means…

We must do more to protect our MPs

16 October 2021 10:59 pm

Sir David Amess’s backstory tells you much about his commitment to constituency politics that led to his cruel murder yesterday.…