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What medieval farmers knew – and the Environment Agency doesn't

1 February 2014 9:00 am

Our neighbour Philip Merricks is a farmer on Romney Marsh, 90 per cent of whose land is below sea level.…

Jeremy Paxman's Great War is great. But is 2,500 hours of WW1 programming too much?

1 February 2014 9:00 am

Why are we so fascinated by the first world war? As its 100th anniversary approaches, we’re already mired in arguments…

Nick Robinson: fronting a critique of — or apologia for — immigration policy?

James Delingpole: 'The Truth About Immigration' is anything but

11 January 2014 9:00 am

Immigration. Were you aware that this has become a bit of a problem these past ten years? I wasn’t, obviously,…

Jeremy Clarkson brings Yuletide joy to the Delingpole household

14 December 2013 9:00 am

So I’m looking at the seasonal TV schedules trying to find something — anything — to watch. Britain and the…

Mishal Husain's diary: Sachin, women secret agents, shipbuilding .. and telling the time.

23 November 2013 9:00 am

I’ve worked for the BBC for years and have been listening to the Today programme all my adult life, but…

Charles Moore: State broadcasting allows fascism — and we're paying the fees for it

16 November 2013 9:00 am

There has not been much good news out of Greece since the eurozone powers decided to crush the country, but…

James Delingpole: Is the fight against environmentalism the new Cold War?

16 November 2013 9:00 am

Gosh it isn’t half irksome when someone who went to the same school as you but is considerably younger than…

James Delingpole: Why can't the BBC be impartial in the climate change debate? 

26 October 2013 9:00 am

 ‘Well, you’re arguing facts against opinions. OK, I mean, the fact that the amount of carbon dioxide in the air…

Rod Liddle: Ever since I criticised a leftist icon, the Beeb hasn't stopped calling me

5 October 2013 9:00 am

Ring, ring goes the telephone every minute God sends. Sometimes I pick it up and say hello, sometimes I don’t.…

Bet on Royal Mail, not Twitter

21 September 2013 9:00 am

Royal Mail delivers to 29 million UK addresses; last year it generated £9 billion of revenues, of which £324 million…

Is David Starkey God?

10 August 2013 9:00 am

‘Somerset. Winter 877,’ said the subtitles below an arty, BBC-nature-doc style close-up of a coot paddling amid the reeds on…

A bearded, medallion-wielding, miniature puppet won’t persuade us to go digital

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Will digital radio ever really take off? We were supposed to be switching over to digital-only reception in 2015 (three…

The BBC bows to celebrity

27 July 2013 9:00 am

The licence fee is both a blessing and a curse for the BBC. The clue is in that nickname —…

Letters: The Met Office answers Rupert Darwall, and a defence of Bolívar

20 July 2013 9:00 am

Wild weather Sir: Weather and climate science is not an emotional or political issue — even though emotions and politics run…

Radio review: At last! A proper Book at Bedtime

20 July 2013 9:00 am

It had begun to look as if Radio 4’s Book at Bedtime had been taken over by the zealous publicity-hungry…

Brainwashed from birth: the cult of the BBC

13 July 2013 9:00 am

Last week I was on holiday with my family on the Algarve. The good news was that, thanks to the…