The toppling of Theresa: Day 47

THE days are passing. The big 50 is looming and Kim May is still in situ. And I am suffering from a severe bout of Conservative Party politics fatigue, not helped by my attending...

Sir Roger Scruton: Europe at a Crossroads Part IV

In this fourth section of Sir Roger Scruton’s lecture to the ‘Europe at a Crossroads’ conference which we have been publishing over the last few days, and which you can also view here, he...

The Aussies see sense

JUST as it was with the recent Israeli election, the Left-wing commentariat who dominate the mainstream media were convinced of and predicting (right up to the last minute) a Labor landslide in the Australian...

If only the BBC were run like a surgery

AS YOU read this, I will be taking a fitness test in Fulham Road. Not for the sort of fixture I’m used to, though. There will be no subsequent pitch inspection, and nobody will...

Schools minister fails the reality exam

THE public examination season is in full swing and many pupils and their parents are stressed out. But do those 15- and 16-year-olds sitting GCSEs appreciate how lucky they are? Nick Gibb, the schools...

Readers’ comments: Life’ll kill you

In response to Janice Davis: Beware that killer orange juice!; The_greyhound wrote: This is why having chips as each of your five a day is preferable. You know where you are with a chip. Mike Hunt wrote: To...

Readers’ comments: It started with Stephen Fry

In response to Guy Walker: I’m mentally ill, therefore I am, R.Celica wrote: It is now very 'cool' to have mental health problems. This seems to have started with Stephen Fry and his bipolar issues (or...

Beware that killer orange juice!

THERE was I, thinking that the death-dealing delights of a Full English could be mitigated if I stuck to my regular accompanying 150 ml glass of freshly squeezed orange juice. Silly me! It now transpires...

A glimmer of light in the anti-Semitic darkness

IN THE struggle against anti-Semitism, good news is as rare as sighting the Loch Ness monster. When it does happen it's a cause for celebration and a deep sigh of relief, before carrying on...

The toppling of Theresa: Day 46

IT’S BEEN a sensational week in politics, Andrew Marr stated at the top of his all-star cast Remainer show – more BBC in-your-face bias which ignited howls of fury across the Twittersphere after the...