TCW Week in Review

Six of the best Kathy Gyngell: Whittingdale backs away from putting the BBC in its place Paul T Horgan: Blair was right to invade Iraq Nick Wood: Comrade Corbyn will consign Labour to the wilderness for a...

Laurence Hodge: Nature decrees that women tend to regret the one night stand

The Sun recently ran a piece about a philandering footballer and accompanied it with an attractive photo of the twenty-year-old Belgian model who had contributed her own but far from unique notch in the...
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Mark Ellse: The expansion of higher education has proved an expensive flop

Oh what a mess education is in. Where does one begin to sort out what to do? A recent panic, initiated by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development is over graduate employment. Apparently...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: This is still not a Conservative Government

In response to Kathy Gyngell: Whittingdale backs away from putting the BBC in its place, JonBW wrote: The current Tory leadership is either far too gutless to stand up for conservative values in the face of...
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David Keighley: Ofcom shoots down Rona Fairhead’s smug defence of the BBC

Chairman of the BBC Trustees Rona Fairhead, appointed last year to safeguard licence-fee payers’ interests, has proclaimed in the pages of The Independent that the Corporation is damned near perfect. Her protectionist pro-BBC polemic is,...

Nick Wood: Comrade Corbyn will consign Labour to the wilderness for a generation

News that Paddy Power, a leading bookmaker, is paying out now on a Jeremy Corbyn victory in the Labour leadership contest, even before the votes are counted next month, means that the party’s worst...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: Where is our Palmerston in our days of...

In response to Andrew Cadman: The EU is intrinsically Tory. So Dave will fight to stay a member of the ultimate gentleman’s club, BSO wrote: I watched Kwasi Kwarteng's lecture on Palmerston yesterday - as you do....

Chris McGovern: The dumbed down, useless GCSE is the Blob’s greatest legacy

Richard Cairns, head teacher of Brighton College, believes that the most able GCSE candidates are being marked down as a consequence of producing answers that are too sophisticated for the examination marking scheme. He...

Reader’s Comment of the Day: Our wars have damaged the people of the Middle...

In response to Paul T Horgan: Blair was right to invade Iraq, Gargrave wrote: So, the people of Iraq and the entire Middle East are better off now than under Saddam? I think not. Perhaps Cameron's intervention...

Louise Kirk: Putting under-age girls on the Pill undermines their chances of finding love

My son has eczema. It is sufficiently bad for a strapping 20-year-old to be prepared to do anything to stop the itch. We were looking at a website on the subject when I noticed...