Readers’ round-up: The ‘ISIS bride’

THERE is really only one subject of debate this weekend, precipitated by the Times's deeply cynical report on a former ‘ISIS bride’ asking to be brought back home. https://twitter.com/TheConWom/status/1096477772623605760 Our readers’ endorsement of Laura’s post which...

Should we bring ‘ISIS bride’ back to Britain? You vote

SINCE the Times gave this dramatic front page coverage to their Shamima Begum scoop, https://twitter.com/thetimes/status/1095810885229121536 along with her plea to ‘bring me home’, the row over the UK’s response, which one can only assume they hoped...

Pale, male and stale excluded – no wonder we have a magistrate shortage

JUSTICE is blind, delivered without fear or favour, we are always told. Except in the recruitment of magistrates, I would argue from my own experience and a brief review of all the identity politics...

Our politicians are in dire need of moral rearmament

WHILST there was a real possibility that Britain would be invaded by the Nazis in 1940, Winston Churchill was consuming a considerable amount of champagne as well as whisky on a daily basis. He...

At last, a commonsense ruling that women’s sport is for women only

I NEVER expected to live in a world where I would virtually cry with happiness when a sports organisation publicly confirmed that its women's categories are for women. USA Powerlifting has done exactly that,...

Last week’s most-read on TCW

IT WAS quite right, and unsurprising, that topping the list of our last week’s most-read posts was Paul T Horgan’s timely analysis, ‘Why the Left smear our greatest Briton’. Incisive in its scrutiny of the...

Two urgent steps Britain must take to defeat the Islamist threat

THOSE of us who understand and speak Arabic were reminded by the barrage of anti-Christian rhetoric broadcast last week on the Qatari state channel, Al Jazeera Arabic, of the threat facing Christians. No one here...

BBC’s Chinese sitcom stirs up a hornets’ nest soup

WHEN a minority group admonishes the proudly politically-correct BBC, one plumps up a cushion and fetches the popcorn. Or in this instance, in which the Beeb is accused of ‘perpetuating a UK television Orientalist...

Woman? Man? Father? Mother? The court conundrum with a child’s future at stake

O, WHAT a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive! The truth of Sir Walter Scott’s axiom can hardly ever have been borne out more horribly than in a case currently before...

Why risk our soldiers’ lives to save a girl who’d have been happy to...

IF YOU are like me, dear reader, you will have been beside yourself with worry over Shamima Begum. She is the girl from Bethnal Green who decided that she would leave her life in...