Hey, Boo Boo, where have all these polar bears and penguins come from?

IT HAS been a difficult year for the icons of the climate alarmist industry. Wherever you look, from polar bears to penguins, numbers are on the rise. And why won’t all those Himalayan glaciers...

Alas, poor Meghan, you don’t know what you’re talking about

ACCORDING to the Sunday Times at the weekend, the Duchess of Sussex has joined the campaign to ‘decolonise’ university curricula. It reports that she wishes to ‘confront the legacy of empire and racism on...

The elites learn nothing and are proud of it

‘They had learned nothing and forgotten nothing.’ THE famous quote by Tallyrand on the Bourbon dynasty, restored to power in France after the fall of Napoleon, has always puzzled me: one can understand, even forgive,...

From a beach in the sun, the prattle of Hastings

IT IS time to call off the prayer vigil, dear reader, the blessed news has arrived. Max Hastings has decided ‘not stay in Malaysia, but instead come home. We know that warm sands and...

Time to introduce the Tory diversity warriors to Thomas Sowell

IN A letter to the Sunday Times in December, supporters of the ‘Banknotes of Colour’ campaign argued that ethnic minority representation on the new £50 note would ‘send a message that the contribution of...

Reader’s comment: Corbyn and the giant double standard

In response to The Conservative Woman: We salute brave Labour Seven’s stand on anti-semitism, ABDeb5779 wrote: Jeremy Corbyn's election has been a disaster for the Labour Party, as many of their honest (and beleaguered) voters...

Reader’s comment: A German lesson for Whitehall

In response to The Conservative Woman: This appalling Brexit betrayal by Civil Servants, Dogs Brexfast wrote: Wolfgang Munchau in the FT today writes: 'What Britain should do after a no-deal Brexit. The UK must draw up a...

We salute brave Labour Seven’s stand on anti-semitism

TODAY, seven Labour MPs have announced their resignation from the party and their intention to form a new alliance called ‘The Independent Group’. The seven are Luciana Berger, Chuka Umunna, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith,...

TCW poll result: No, there is no moral obligation to bring Begum home

YESTERDAY in TCW and on Twitter we asked whether you thought there was a moral obligation to bring the ‘ISIS bride’ Shamima Begum home. Your votes so far give a categorical NO in answer,...

This appalling Brexit betrayal by Civil Servants

ONE of the country’s leading economists says he is ‘appalled’ that his Civil Service counterparts have been plotting to reverse Brexit when they should have been planning post-Brexit policy. Patrick Minford said: ‘It should be...