It’s shameful how we have locked down our elderly

14 November 2020 9:00 am

There’s a lot I don’t know about care home visits during this pandemic. I don’t know how straightforward it would…

The pandemic’s invisible victims

4 July 2020 9:00 am

I sometimes pick up some food at Tesco for an 86-year-old pensioner who lives a few streets over. At the…

UK quarantines elderly as over-70s told: stay at home

15 March 2020 7:08 am

People over 70 will be instructed by the government to stay in strict isolation at home or in care homes…

The war on pensioners

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Young people are being taught to resent their elders on the basis of tendentious claims and alarmist statistics

The elderly are society’s new baddies

21 February 2015 9:00 am

The gulf in understanding between the old and the young has widened with the news that the young are beginning…

Letters: David Gower defends bats

10 August 2013 9:00 am

In defence of bats Sir: I am saddened by the ‘us versus them’ stance taken by Melissa Kite (‘Bats vs…