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Flying doctors

11 February 2016 3:00 pm

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

Go back and get more from the EU, Prime Minister

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Throughout his negotiations with the European Union, David Cameron was fatally undermined by his own lack of resolve. He was…

Cameron’s “deal” has backfired – badly. So what will he do now?

4 February 2016 3:00 pm

Throughout his negotiations with the European Union, David Cameron was fatally undermined by his own lack of resolve. He was…

The ‘in’ side’s shockingly bad start in the EU referendum campaign

30 January 2016 9:00 am

David Cameron wants to get the European Union referendum over with quickly — and understandably so. Things are still going…

‘In’ trouble

28 January 2016 3:00 pm

David Cameron wants to get the European Union referendum over with quickly — and understandably so. Things are still going…

David Miranda arrest: saving lives must come first

23 January 2016 9:00 am

This week brings to a close an absurdly overblown cause célèbre. The Court of Appeal ruled that David Miranda’s detention…

Safety first

21 January 2016 3:00 pm

This week brings to a close an absurdly overblown cause célèbre. The Court of Appeal ruled that David Miranda’s detention…

Striking doctors need an injection of realism

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Treatment for that once-virulent condition, the British disease of strikes, has largely been successful. The number of working days lost…

Pickets of privilege

14 January 2016 3:00 pm

Treatment for that once-virulent condition, the British disease of strikes, has largely been successful. The number of working days lost…

George Osborne has made his own 'dangerous cocktail' of economic risk

9 January 2016 9:00 am

When David Cameron said this week that he is worried his children would not be able to afford to buy…

Through the roof

7 January 2016 3:00 pm

When David Cameron said this week that he is worried his children would not be able to afford to buy…

Why can’t we go Dutch on flood defence?

2 January 2016 9:00 am

As the chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, Lord Deben, observed this week, there is a bizarre dislocation between…

Soggy thinking

31 December 2015 3:00 pm

As the chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, Lord Deben, observed this week, there is a bizarre dislocation between…

The shocking truth about the English and the Scots: they agree

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Last year, the United Kingdom came within 384,000 votes of destruction. A referendum designed to crush the Scottish nationalists instead…

State of the Union

10 December 2015 3:00 pm

Last year, the United Kingdom came within 384,000 votes of destruction. A referendum designed to crush the Scottish nationalists instead…

It is time to join the fight against IS in Syria

5 December 2015 9:00 am

The Islamic State is as monstrous an enemy as we have seen in recent history. It crucifies and decapitates its…

It is time to join the fight against IS in Syria

3 December 2015 3:00 pm

The Islamic State is as monstrous an enemy as we have seen in recent history. It crucifies and decapitates its…

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Osborne's ringfence cycle

28 November 2015 9:00 am

By now, George Osborne had hoped to have completed his austerity programme. Instead, he finds himself making what is, still,…

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The ringfence cycle

26 November 2015 3:00 pm

By now, George Osborne had hoped to have completed his austerity programme. Instead, he finds himself making what is, still,…

Europe’s chaos vindicates decisions Britain has made

21 November 2015 9:00 am

To say that the Paris attacks could have happened in Britain is not enough. Such attacks are being attempted here…

A better way

19 November 2015 3:00 pm

To say that the Paris attacks could have happened in Britain is not enough. Such attacks are being attempted here…

We trust our spies. But we shouldn’t trust this bill

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Were David Cameron in any way adept at spin, it would be tempting to think that the publication of the…

Pry another day

12 November 2015 3:00 pm

Were David Cameron in any way adept at spin, it would be tempting to think that the publication of the…

The climate summit in Paris will feature a lot of hot air

7 November 2015 9:00 am

The delegates who will gather for the star-studded Paris climate summit include celebrities, presidents and perhaps even the Pope. Among…

Hot air summit

5 November 2015 3:00 pm

The delegates who will gather for the star-studded Paris climate summit include celebrities, presidents and perhaps even the Pope. Among…