Mark Ellse: Some things never change. The Romans bribed their voters too

I was talking to a septuagenarian friend the other night. 'You know, I feel it is wrong not to vote but I really don't know who to vote for. All this business about benefits...

David Keighley: Tony Hall should own up to the Beeb’s pro-EU bias

BBC Director-General Lord Hall is appearing before the Commons European Scrutiny Committee tomorrow. Does that matter? Yes, hugely. Sir William ‘Bill' Cash, the committee chair, and his colleagues have a vast and vital job, one of the...

Laura Perrins: The gender pay gap is baloney. Most women would rather not run...

On Sunday, I sacrificed my usual roast lunch to do the rounds of broadcasting studios, attempting to explain why International Women’s Day is a load of old nonsense. It was fun but I had...
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Kathy Gyngell: Shame and stigma protect our children

I got pregnant before I got married. But I did get married before I gave birth. For that I have to thank my husband. As a product of the Sixties, I was a flakier member...
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Reader’s Comment of the Day: Jenni Murray’s fat presenters campaign has real weight

In response to Kathy Gyngell: Jenni Murray declares war on the autocutie. Empower plain, fat presenters, gammosiuwong wrote: I suspect that there are already armies of women countrywide secretly training for Jenni's vision; ready to throw their...
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Reader’s Comment of the Day: Obama has betrayed men and boys

The world changes when mothers stand up for their sons, which is distinctly different than fathers standing up for their sons, since nobody cares to listen. Male politicians have for decades rolled over for any feminist...

Andrew Cadman: Farage is another Martin Luther. He leads a peasants’ revolt against supranational...

It’s Bladerunner time yet again, with the news that the sequel to the iconic Sci-Fi film is to be made. I must say that I have mixed feelings, partly because no matter how good...

Holly’s Letter from America: Mrs Thatcher admired big families and stay-at-home mums

I’ve had a rather major life change recently.  A few months ago, after being a stay-at-home mum for many years, I re-entered the work force.  My field is academia, so I have a job...
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Reader’s Comment of the Day: We should give teenagers lessons in flirting

In response to Belinda Brown: Memo to the uber-liberal Danes. Pornography is addictive and damaging, MrVeryAngry wrote: Hmm. The game is the thing. Part of the delight of women is that men need to 'seduce',...

Kathy Gyngell: Jenni Murray declares war on the autocutie. Empower plain, fat presenters

Oh how exciting! It’s International Women’s Day (IWD)! It hardly seems a year has passed and here we all are - out in force again.  On Friday, we massed at the Women of the World festival at the Southbank...