Friday, November 27, 2020

Gay marriage? The Archbishops who know better than the Bible

IN about eighteen months, the Church of England will announce that it intends to solemnise homosexual marriage. I have neither runes nor crystal ball,...

The virus has made serfs of us all

THE winter's first snow makes everything in Saint Petersburg seem – well – more Russian. Inside the overheated and under-ventilated classroom, we wrestle with...

It’s global cooling, not warming, that worries China

IF I said I had never met a famous person I’d be lying. There was Percy Thrower at the Ideal Home Exhibition about 60...

The Guardian guide to Churchill-bashing

ANOTHER day, another denigration of Winston Churchill. This time, it’s a rather frenzied rant by Nick Cohen on the Guardian website, attacking not just Churchill, but...

Bushfire inquiry fiddles while Australia burns

WHEN Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that there would be a Royal Commission into this year’s bushfires in New South Wales and Victoria,...

Pick of our readers’ comments: What Opposition?

IN response to Timothy Bradshaw: Brexit Watch: The great sell-out is at hand, MidlandsFootballFans wrote: I suspect this article is correct. The May and Johnson administrations both seem...

Daily News Digest

NEWS More than half of England set to be in highest tiers of new Covid restrictions More than half the country will be put into tougher...

Lockdown is part of the grand, green, global design

THERE’S a tendency within the softer strains of lockdown scepticism to attribute it all to nothing more than bad or misinterpreted data. Within this...

We’re on the fast track to fascism

THERE is a deep irony to the government's determined search for Covid-19 cases to justify ever more lockdown: the more people it manages to...

Brexit Watch: The great sell-out is at hand

IT’S been reported that after the Cummings sacking the EU were hardening their demands in the Brexit ‘talks’ – hardly surprising, as Johnson’s dismissal of...