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The uncomfortable truth about Oxford University

19 June 2022 4:30 pm

Oxford is a city that makes you proud to be British: its beautiful dreaming spires attract tourists and the cleverest…

Could Giorgia Meloni become Italy’s next prime minister?

18 June 2022 10:03 pm

At the last Italian general election in 2018 the right-wing populist party, Fratelli d’Italia, got just 4 per cent of…

What’s behind the mysterious wave of bomb threats terrorising Serbia?

18 June 2022 7:30 pm

Is Serbia being terrorised into supporting Ukraine? The question may sound like it comes from the fevered imagination of a…

We need to talk about Scotland

18 June 2022 6:31 pm

The Scottish government has published the first instalment of its new independence prospectus, a paper with the remarkably verbose title:…

How Russia’s cartoon heroine turned on Vladimir Putin

18 June 2022 5:30 pm

Vladimir Putin’s regime has a track record in building up public heroes whom it hopes to use, only to find…

Is the war slipping away from Ukraine?

18 June 2022 4:00 pm

After the decisive failure of Russia’s attempt to overthrow the government of Ukraine by seizing Kyiv, Kharkiv and other key cities…

Joe Biden’s tampon shortage

18 June 2022 1:34 pm

Move over baby formula: there’s a new shortage in town. Tampons are becoming increasingly hard to find in Joe Biden’s…

Tory MPs split on Johnson’s absence

18 June 2022 4:00 am

Boris Johnson has left the country – but that hasn’t stopped him from annoying his backbenchers. The Prime Minister is…

Why is Macron so desperate to bring Russia in from the cold?

18 June 2022 1:55 am

Emmanuel Macron should get a new historical advisor. He continues to repeat – this time at his Kyiv press conference on…

The Cato Institute fails to stand up to cancel culture

18 June 2022 12:55 am

The recent controversy over prominent legal commentator Ilya Shapiro’s employment at Georgetown University Law Center ended last week. In a…

Boris pulls out of levelling up conference

18 June 2022 12:19 am

To Doncaster, home of the horses and the Northern Research Group conference. But there was only one race on the…

The truth about Britain's 'record-breaking' heatwave

17 June 2022 10:42 pm

Will temperature records be broken today? You bet they will. By the end of the day you can be sure…

What Ukrainians think of the Macron, Scholz and Draghi visit

17 June 2022 9:30 pm

The photo said it all. Zelensky’s face when embraced by Macron summed up how Ukrainians saw yesterday’s visit from the…

'What is a woman?': the trans film that makes for harrowing viewing

17 June 2022 7:55 pm

What is a woman? A question like this might seem like a strange premise for a 90-minute documentary. But we live in…

France could plunge the eurozone into its next crisis

17 June 2022 4:00 pm

In the French presidential elections, and now in the legislatives that will close on Sunday evening, the one issue kept…

Another Boris diplomatic blunder

17 June 2022 4:20 am

Boris Johnson has never been one of nature’s diplomats. Unconventional, irreverent, Brexit-backing and norm-defying, the blonde bombshell’s two-year tenure at…

Dinesh D’Souza’s stupid movie

17 June 2022 3:29 am

This article was originally published on Ann Coulter’s Substack, which you can sign up to receive here. As much as…

We are governed by Twitter

16 June 2022 11:50 pm

Sawyer Hackett is not a member of the Biden administration. He holds no official position in the Department of Homeland…

Asking for a pay rise won't crash Britain's economy

16 June 2022 11:27 pm

The Bank of England has just raised interest rates for the fifth time in the row, warning that inflation is…

How high might interest rates go?

16 June 2022 10:25 pm

To nobody’s surprise, the Bank of England has hiked its base rate, and, equally unsurprisingly, it has chosen to do…

The end of the Russian dream

16 June 2022 7:47 pm

I was born in the USSR in 1978 and was just becoming a teenager as the Soviet Union fell. For…

The question Boris's Rwanda plan critics must answer

16 June 2022 2:12 am

There are many reasons to oppose Boris Johnson’s government’s policy of removing migrants to Rwanda. There’s certainly a moral case against…

‘Villain’ Elon Musk votes Republican for first time ever

16 June 2022 1:58 am

They say you never forget your first. Your first Republican, that is. For Elon Musk, that is Mayra Flores, the…

The European court has seriously overstepped over Rwanda

16 June 2022 1:10 am

Last night’s abrupt order from the European Court of Human Rights to ground the first Rwanda deportation flight delighted progressives…

Is the western boycott of Russian oil backfiring?

15 June 2022 10:10 pm

Ukraine’s ability to defend itself against the Russian invasion has surprised almost everyone outside the country, none more so, presumably,…