Off the Beaten Tracks: The Age of Innocence

WITH gloom all around, politically and weatherwise, and spring seeming a long way off, here’s a ray of aural sunshine to brighten up your day. The Innocence Mission represent love, faith, hope and charity,...

Reader’s comment: The history men

In response to Chris Morrison: Pale, male and stale excluded – no wonder we have a magistrate shortage, John Horne Took wrote: Male, pale and stale like these men: Sir James Dewar Edwin Beard Budding Alastair Pilkington Joseph Swan J S...

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. 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...