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Ted Cruz’s glorious about-face on January 6

15 January 2022 3:47 am

Despite the best efforts of the media, the Democrats, and Liz Cheney, the Capitol protests of January 6 refuse to…

Boris's dwindling bunch of supporters must now come clean

15 January 2022 3:36 am

Oh for heaven’s sake, come off it. British politics has long had a comfortable relationship with the absurd but this…

James Treadwell and the true meaning of 'cancel culture'

15 January 2022 3:01 am

There’s an inherent contradiction at the heart of liberal thinking that perpetually raises its head. It’s one which has become…

'We failed': Denmark's media is waking up to its flawed Covid coverage

15 January 2022 1:44 am

‘We failed’. An editorial in Ekstra Bladet, Denmark’s leading tabloid, berates the Fourth Estate – including itself – for failing to…

Will Britain now take the threat of Chinese espionage seriously?

15 January 2022 1:07 am

The UK has long been aware of the risk of cyber-attacks emanating from China. Back in 2007, the head of…

Joe Biden’s voting rights smears

14 January 2022 8:16 pm

President Joe Biden delivered one of the most demagogic speeches of any modern president on Tuesday. You might say it…

Britain is finally waking up to China’s influence operations

14 January 2022 6:41 pm

The biggest surprise in Thursday’s security warning about a Chinese agent seeking to influence British politicians is that it came…

The truth behind Jen Psaki’s whataboutism

14 January 2022 2:49 pm

President Joe Biden delivered one of the worst and most widely condemned speeches of his presidency earlier this week in…

The meritocrat and the aristocrat

14 January 2022 2:48 pm

What a pair are Jeffrey Epstein and Prince Andrew — like peanut butter and petroleum jelly, like pepper and road…

Prince Andrew's royal excommunication is complete

14 January 2022 5:41 am

Prince Andrew has been well and truly cut adrift. By his only family. From birth, he was styled His Royal…

The decline and fall of Prince Andrew

14 January 2022 5:25 am

The final judgement, when it came, was phrased with admirable economy. This evening’s statement from Buckingham Palace said simply that:…

Will anyone stand by Prince Andrew now?

14 January 2022 4:40 am

Well, at least someone’s having a worse week than Boris Johnson. For the Queen has announced this afternoon that Prince Andrew has…

In defence of Boris: would his replacement be any better?

14 January 2022 2:51 am

Keir Starmer, aided and abetted by Boris Johnson’s many internal enemies within the Conservative party, has managed to get into…

Chinese spy suspect infiltrates parliament

14 January 2022 12:40 am

As if there wasn’t enough drama in parliament today. Peers and MPs have just been warned that a suspected agent working for the…

Could this tree planting scheme bring down Israel's prime minister?

13 January 2022 9:55 pm

Planting trees is not usually a controversial activity, especially in the eco-conscious twenty-first century. But as ever, the rules are…

Nicola Sturgeon’s disturbing attack on the rule of law

13 January 2022 9:19 pm

Lawyers with an awkward agenda can be a thorn in the government’s side in Scotland as much as in England.…

The Scottish Conservatives should not secede from Boris Johnson

13 January 2022 7:37 pm

Ideas, as a fictitious terrorist once said, are bulletproof. This might be stretching the truth a little, but at the…

Why does Priyamvada Gopal find ‘eloquence’ troubling?

13 January 2022 6:15 pm

Why should anyone feel insulted when they are described as ‘eloquent’? Priyamvada Gopal, professor of post-colonial studies at Cambridge University, felt…

Leave Enid Blyton alone

13 January 2022 6:00 pm

Once again, people are getting their knickers in a twist over Enid Blyton. Such is the capacity for outrage these…

China is the new evil empire

13 January 2022 3:01 pm

History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme. In the 1980s, the gravest threat to America’s freedoms came from…

Run, Hillary, run!

13 January 2022 7:25 am

Was there an ayahuasca retreat for normie Democratic pundits last weekend that Cockburn didn’t get an invitation to? He asks…

Douglas Ross is right: Boris Johnson must go

13 January 2022 3:30 am

In May 2020 Douglas Ross resigned from Boris Johnson’s government. Though only a junior minister in the Scotland Office –…

Joe Biden has lost control of the economy

13 January 2022 3:04 am

A nudge on interest rates from the Federal Reserve. A gradual winding down of quantitative easing. No more stimulus cheques…

Why Boris might still survive

13 January 2022 3:02 am

Haunted. Ashen. Defeated. That’s how the PM looked in parliament this afternoon as he faced the flamethrowers of the opposition.…

Djokovic is a conspiracy super spreader

13 January 2022 2:30 am

When the world’s number one tennis player Novak Djokovic found himself locked in a Melbourne hotel because he’d entered Australia…