Rotherham

The word ‘extremist’ has lost all meaning

3 March 2018 9:00 am

A few years ago, in these pages, Matthew Parris defined Ukip as a party of extremists. Perhaps one of his…

How the BBC made the most unlikely TV hit of the swinging Sixties

30 April 2016 9:00 am

‘Comedy is like music,’ said Edwin Apps, one of the characters in Wednesday afternoon’s Radio 4 play, All Mouth and…

Portrait of the week

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Home An official analysis by the Cabinet Office said that if Britain left the EU it would lead to a…

What do all these evil maniacs have in common?

5 March 2016 9:00 am

More bad publicity for the Islamic State’s ‘Kafir Tiny Tots and Babycare Service’. A burka-clad madwoman wandering through the streets…

Portrait of the week

7 March 2015 9:00 am

Home The man seen in several Islamic State videos of hostages being beheaded, nicknamed Jihadi John by the British press,…

Portrait of the week

22 November 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, said: ‘Red warning lights are once again flashing on the dashboard of the global…

Justine Greening interview: 'It's about understanding what it's like to start from scratch'

6 September 2014 9:00 am

Justine Greening wants to talk about social mobility. If it is not immediately obvious why the Secretary of State for…

Portrait of the week

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Home Secretary, said that Britons who went to Syria or Iraq to fight could be stripped…

Rotherham has proved it again: social work just doesn't work

30 August 2014 9:00 am

In 1980, June Lait and I published Can Social Work Survive?, the first critique of British social work aimed at…