Sunday, December 15, 2019

Today’s hot topic: The pushiest parent?

A CHILD prodigy whose parents hoped he would be the world’s first under-ten graduate has been withdrawn from university in the Netherlands.

Will playing down the Brexit bounce rebound on Boris?

ONE approach in analysing the election is to ask about issues hidden from the public. For example, defence has barely been mentioned, as...

In Sweden I wanna know, what’s the name of the shame?

AS the climate change controversy takes wing, the buzzword this year has been flygskam – a Swedish term which means ‘flying shame’ (Flyg = flight, skam =shame).

I’m well rid of the gruesome Greens as duty calls me to battle for Brexit

AFTER serving my sentence at the electoral coalface as a Green Party candidate in countless elections in the Noughties and reaching the...

Capturing carbon? No, just leaking cash

PLANS have been announced for an alliance between the Scottish government and a group of North Sea oil industry backers to deliver...

A carol a day: Silent Night

We are repeating last year’s series about Christmas carols. This was first published on December 4, 2018.  TODAY’S choice is Silent Night....

Only joshing about Corbyn? Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Banter?

WHEN you’re in a hole, stop digging. Had Jon Ashworth never heard that expression before? Put another way, when you find yourself inside...

Voting Tory is the only way to halt the Corbyn catastrophe

WITH the election tomorrow and contempt for the three major parties high, many advocate spoiling the ballot paper. Before heading out to...

TCW Election Watch: Hexham, Wells, Chelsea and Fulham

THIS is the last in our series of readers’ reports from their own constituences. Many thanks for all the readable and interesting...

The hatemongers who inspire John McDonnell

YESTERDAY I wrote in The Conservative Woman that shadow chancellor John McDonnell was once asked in an interview with the ultra Left-wing group Alliance for Workers’ Liberty: ‘Who...