The Guardian

Why do MPs send nude pictures of themselves?

13 April 2024 9:00 am

Adam Dyster has gone to work for the shadow Defra secretary Steve Reed. I admit this is not an appointment…

Could I find a girlfriend on a Guardian Blind Date?

30 September 2023 9:00 am

Was a Guardian Blind Date the answer?

Chris Mullin’s eye for the absurd remains as keen as ever

10 June 2023 9:00 am

Having retired from parliament in 2010, Mullin has less insider knowledge than before, but the political one-liners in his latest diaries are still highly entertaining

The Guardian’s shameful double standards

30 April 2023 5:01 am

The Guardian thinks of itself as Britain’s fearless liberal conscience, trigger-sensitive to racist ‘dog whistles’ in the language and editorial…

The Guardian goes for J.K. Rowling

8 April 2022 9:35 pm

It seems that taking gratuitous swipes at J.K. Rowling has become something of a competition for liberal broadsheets on both sides…

Foreign opportunists are turning Britain into a corporate car-boot sale

19 June 2021 9:00 am

The snatching of a 12 per cent stake in BT by French entrepreneur Patrick Drahi, last seen here when he…

There is no justification for supporting the IRA

6 March 2021 9:00 am

Roy Greenslade held a number of prominent positions in Fleet Street over the course of a long career. But he…


Fascism: the most abused term in America

25 September 2020 5:34 am

A well-dressed young man walks down the Potsdamer Straße in Berlin, days before the end of March in 1933. He’s…

Suzanne Moore: I was hurt that so many of my ‘colleagues’ denounced me

14 March 2020 9:00 am

I have been trying to write about a great unpleasantness for some time: the trans debate that we don’t really…

Cartoonists have a right to free speech

14 March 2020 9:00 am

I’m no fan of Steve Bell, the Guardiancartoonist. I can’t say I’ve ever laughed at one of his squibs, which…

Boris Johnson in The Spectator’s editor’s chair in 2003 (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty)

Dear Mary: I used to work with Boris Johnson. Why does no one believe how fun he was?

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Q. It was 10 p.m. by the time the canapés appeared and by then it was already too late. The…

The mind-readers who know we’re all racists inside

8 December 2018 9:00 am

For months I’ve been looking forward to the Guardian’s much-heralded report on racism in Britain, which was unveiled this week.…

The real reason I’m a target for the twitchfork mob

6 January 2018 9:00 am

Shortly after midnight on 1 January my phone began to vibrate repeatedly. Happy New Year messages from absent friends? No,…

Poking fun at the royals is good for the monarchy

16 December 2017 9:00 am

Isn’t Meghan fabulous? Hasn’t she totally brought the monarchy into the 21st century? Doesn’t she make Kate look like such…

Another year, another tax leak – and the usual annual festival of hypocrisy

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Stories about members of the establishment using offshore tax shelters — ooh er missus! — come along about once a…

A big hand for the two-faced tax hacks of the Guardian

9 April 2016 9:00 am

Something odd happened at the Guardian on Monday as the paper’s editorial staff were basking in the glow of their…

Matt Ridley’s diary: Why a Guardian contributor wants me beheaded

30 May 2015 9:00 am

Martin Williams, former head of the government’s air quality science unit, has declared that the reason we have a problem…

Don’t blame the Guardian if criminals are getting better at hiding online. Blame iTunes and Netflix

14 June 2014 8:00 am

I wouldn’t wish to deny that all drug dealers and crime lords read the Guardian. Indeed, check the circulation figures,…

The Edward Snowden scandal viewed from planet Guardian

8 March 2014 9:00 am

Last summer a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor called Edward Snowden leaked a vast trove of secret information on the…

Portrait of a Guardian music critic

8 February 2014 9:00 am

We critics seldom write our memoirs, perhaps because we skulk away our lives in dark corners, avoiding the public gaze,…