Why I hope the PM loses today’s vote

HAVING spent hours thinking about Boris Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement and taking on board the opinions of learned friends, I still remain unable to support it. Committed Brexiteers seem to be folding, one by one....

Danger! White male artist on show!

I ALWAYS have the electronic commentary on at exhibitions. In the Chardin exhibition in 2000 it described how he painted fur – anyone could go home and try it, which I did. The Van...

Today’s hot topic: Is Johnson the new Churchill?

YESTERDAY Telegraph columnist Tim Stanley waxed lyrical about the Prime Minister: ‘Boris Johnson was fantastic . I’m not going to bother to be objective about it. No one else does, so why should I? ‘Ever...

Readers’ comments: Liars, cheats and chancers

In response to Timothy Bradshaw: Another Boris choke, Flamingo wrote: I'm beginning to think the whole of Parliament is operating one big confidence trick against the electorate. Boris hasn't really tried to deliver a WTO exit....

Editor’s pick of the week: I’d swap a hundred Swinsons for one Bangladeshi cab...

BREXIT fatigue (soon no doubt to be added to Psychology Today's list of conditions) has without doubt set in. I detect that even The Conservative Woman's most loyal readers have had enough and just...

Global cooling – the climate zealots’ nightmare

WE recommend a film published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation on the latest solar research. It is a fascinating six- minute listen and watch. Climate science ideologists are unhappy, it seems, about the prospect...

When the word of God counts as hate speech

EARLIER this month another pastor and I were preaching the gospel in Uxbridge, the Prime Minister’s constituency. We were near the Underground station, so there were plenty of passers-by. Because of the Extinction Rebellion...

Mixed wards, mixed motives

OXFORD University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £135,000 for breaching rules banning mixed-sex wards 809 times in the year ending August 2019. This was a 350 per cent increase from 177 the...

Classics on Sunday: The young Mendelssohn

I FIND it incredible that Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) wrote his marvellous Octet in E flat major Op 20 when he was only 16. And this was after he had composed 12 symphonies, five operas,...

Another Boris choke

THE commentariat has reached a consensus. The ‘deal’ announced so dramatically by Boris Johnson on Thursday is very little different from Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration. Oliver Wright and Bruno Waterfield in the...