We can’t leave terrorist asylum seekers free to maim and kill

On the morning of September 15 last year a botched ‘bucket bomb’ partially exploded on a rush-hour train at Parsons Green tube station, injuring about fifty passengers. The perpetrator, Ahmed Hassan, who claimed to be...
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TCW’s Summer Reads: Tus is better than tin

Augustus Carp, Esq., by Himself Augustus Carp is possibly the most loathsome hero in literature. He is priggish, pompous, hypocritical, a blackmailer, a sneak and a glutton, and has no empathy whatsoever with his fellow...

Introducing the Social Blue Peter Badge

In my youth, we won approval through schemes such as the Brownies, Girl Guides, Scouts or the Boys’ Brigade. These days, approval is available at the click of a mouse or the flick of a...

How to deal with SJWs – a conservative’s guide

Don’t sit back quietly and allow social justice warriors to make the running, don’t dismiss them out of hand, don’t swap insults with them: take them on and challenge them. Here are four simple...

Reader’s comment: Payment by results

In response to Chris McGovern: Got nearly half the answers wrong? Congratulations, that’ll be an A-grade, Mark wrote: If you went by exam results these past few years, you might think we had an up...

Reader’s comment: May’s blind eye

In response to Jane Kelly: On Burka Street, Colonel Mustard wrote: Mrs May turns a blind eye to the stark transformation of this country on her watch and instead witters on about the 'burning injustice'...

Got nearly half the answers wrong? Congratulations, that’ll be an A-grade

2018 is supposed to be the year of stress, anxiety and burnout for A-Level pupils. Exams are harder and both step-by-step coursework and midway A-S exams have been largely replaced by one-off exam papers...

On Burka Street

Whatever his motives, Boris Johnson’s remarks about Islamic dress have drawn attention to an area of extreme tension: the Muslim practice of sexual apartheid. While the Left in the UK, and bizarrely Mrs May’s...

Voting UKIP can’t stop a Brexit betrayal

A noticeable number of the responses to my Saturday Essay last weekend, How to resist the Remainers, appeared to find my suggestions for a peaceful, legal, non-violent civic resistance to the May government’s likely...

Sylvia Plath – the feminist legend, not the reality

Sylvia Plath: Life Inside the Bell Jar, BBC Two Sylvia's mother, Aurelia Plath, once said that her daughter's problem was that she had no balance, she 'exaggerated everything’. She would have got along with the...