A plague on these attack-dog interviewers

THE hosts of ITV’s Good Morning Britain wasted their interview with Jennifer Arcuri. By focusing on her sex life, they ignored the crux of the issue and cheated the viewer. It was symptomatic of...

Today’s hot topic: Has cash had its chips?

IT’S getting harder and harder to find free 'hole-in-the-wall' cash machines, especially in rural areas, and Barclays has announced that from January it will no longer let customers withdraw money from post offices. According to...

Are these celebs really helping the mentally ill, or just virtue signalling?

THE Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex are to star in a TV campaign to help viewers with mental health problems. It is part of a project called ‘Every Mind Matters’, co-ordinated by...

Bafta’s lurch to the Left spells curtains for creativity

THERE was a time when the politics of Luvviedom was something the British public could easily look past: one thinks of the eminent Redgraves in the Workers’ Revolutionary Party and Vanessa’s support for the...

Reader’s comment: Being Q is a full-time job

In response to Kathy Gyngell: Some sense at last on pick-your-own sex, Peter Evans wrote: It's funny how certain phrases lodge in the mind when reading an excellent and courageous article like this one by...

Reader’s comment: EU negotiations were in bad faith all along

In response to Paul Wood: At least no-deal will leave Irish eyes smarting, Poliorketes wrote: The EU was never interested in a mutually beneficial deal, the only thing that matters to them is the political optics...

Some sense at last on pick-your-own sex

FOR once, some good news: 'Pick your own sex' plans are shelved. ‘Equalities Minister Liz Truss abandons drive to relax laws around changing gender’ announced the Mail on Sunday, claiming Truss's change of stance...

The Brussels Alphabet that’s as easy as ABC (Always Billions Consumed)

EVERY department and executive agency of the European Commission publishes an annual activity report (AAR), which is available for wider public access. The AAR ‘details achievements, initiatives taken and the financial and human resources spent...

Why I shed no tears for these drug legalisers

THERE has been shrieking commentary in the press following the resignation of Professor Alex Stevens from the UK’s Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. The accusation from Professor Stevens is of intolerable political...

Antagonistic Andy, the Labour loudmouth who smeared Scruton

FOR admirers of Douglas Murray, the past few weeks have been a festival. Not only is his new book The Madness of Crowds now available, to promote the tome Douglas has been dispensing wisdom...