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It’s Trump vs Hillary: a race that should terrify all conservatives

7 May 2016 9:00 am

Following Tuesday night’s Indiana primaries, the race for the Republican nomination is effectively over. Talk of Donald Trump being overhauled…

The imposter

5 May 2016 1:00 pm

Following Tuesday night’s Indiana primaries, the race for the Republican nomination is effectively over. Talk of Donald Trump being overhauled…

In fear we trust: how the Tories became addicted to negativity

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Strange as it may seem, there are still people around David Cameron who regard the Scottish referendum campaign as a…

Fear and loathing

28 April 2016 1:00 pm

Strange as it may seem, there are still people around David Cameron who regard the Scottish referendum campaign as a…

We want an EU referendum, not a scare-story contest

23 April 2016 9:00 am

So far the campaign for the EU referendum has resembled a contest as to which side can spin the most…

Cut the claptrap

21 April 2016 1:00 pm

So far the campaign for the EU referendum has resembled a contest as to which side can spin the most…

A feral, all-powerful press? The Whittingdale story disproves that

16 April 2016 9:00 am

For weeks, Westminster has been full of rumours about the private life of a certain cabinet member. It was said…

Fit to print

14 April 2016 1:00 pm

For weeks, Westminster has been full of rumours about the private life of a certain cabinet member. It was said…

How to make the rich pay more tax

9 April 2016 9:00 am

The 11 million documents leaked from Panama lawyers Mossack Fonseca tell us much that we know already. It’s hardly news…

The road to Panama

7 April 2016 1:00 pm

The 11 million documents leaked from Panama lawyers Mossack Fonseca tell us much that we know already. It’s hardly news…

How is Britain going green? By shutting down industry

2 April 2016 9:00 am

A fortnight ago, the energy minister, Andrea Leadsom, declared grandly that Britain, alone in the world, would commit to a…

Power failure

31 March 2016 2:00 pm

A fortnight ago, the energy minister, Andrea Leadsom, declared grandly that Britain, alone in the world, would commit to a…

Terror in Brussels: it could happen here

26 March 2016 9:00 am

On Tuesday morning Belgium was the latest European country to suffer a major terrorist attack. It is a disturbing reminder…

The jihad continues

23 March 2016 3:00 pm

On Tuesday morning Belgium was the latest European country to suffer a major terrorist attack. It is a disturbing reminder…

Why the Republican elite couldn’t stop Donald Trump

19 March 2016 9:00 am

The political climate that brought about his rise is in fact a worldwide phenomenon

Why Trump prevailed

17 March 2016 3:00 pm

If the Republican party were a company, it would now file for bankruptcy. Donald Trump, arguably the most grotesque candidate…

The EU's deal with Turkey exposes the moral vacuum at its heart

12 March 2016 9:00 am

Looked at from the narrow perspective of how to deal with the lethal business of human trafficking across the Aegean,…

Turkey’s blackmail

10 March 2016 3:00 pm

Looked at from the narrow perspective of how to deal with the lethal business of human trafficking across the Aegean,…

Yes, let our spies spy – but not our bureaucrats

5 March 2016 9:00 am

One of the marks of a good Home Secretary is a healthy wariness of those in authority who come begging…

The prying game

3 March 2016 3:00 pm

One of the marks of a good Home Secretary is a healthy wariness of those in authority who come begging…

If the migrant crisis goes on like this, there may be no EU for Britain to leave

27 February 2016 9:00 am

Imagine if Nigel Farage declared that police should be ready to shoot migrants trying to make it from Calais to…

Driven to extremes

25 February 2016 3:00 pm

Imagine if Nigel Farage declared that police should be ready to shoot migrants trying to make it from Calais to…

Whether or not Britain leaves, the EU must change or fall apart

20 February 2016 9:00 am

David Cameron’s attempt to renegotiate Britain’s EU membership has served as a powerful reminder of the case for leaving. The…

The EU must change

18 February 2016 3:00 pm

David Cameron’s attempt to renegotiate Britain’s EU membership has served as a powerful reminder of the case for leaving. The…

Any deal with the junior doctors should cut both ways

13 February 2016 9:00 am

A few months ago, paramedics were on the brink of industrial action. They had legitimate grievances. Ambulance services were being…