Leftie Lunacy: Tables test leaves heads scratching

A test to check whether eight- and nine-year-olds know their multiplication tables is being opposed by head teachers. The government says the on-screen exam, which assesses knowledge of tables up to 12, will last no...

Leftist, anti-British, anti-capitalist and corrupt – why is Oxfam getting millions from a Tory...

An astonishing aspect of the aid agency scandal is that few in the press or the political establishment have properly questioned this multi-billion-pound scam before now. Oxfam, when it was founded in 1942, was driven...

Stealing motherhood

I first heard this story on the BBC News – Emma Barnett’s shock horror that the (male) minister in charge of promoting shared parental leave says he can’t take advantage of it himself. Andrew Griffiths, the...

Drug abuse is a crime issue, not a health issue

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner is on a mission to legalise drugs within his area. Last year his office organised a meeting of experts to advise on what his area should be...

Mash of the Day: Left-wingers, own goals, missed chances – everything but a decent...

Did you see the Mash? The Mash Report, that is. What a load of rubbish. They don’t even try these days. So predictable. Still, I’ve got a season ticket so I keep going back in...
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Reader’s comment: The war’s over, Anna

In response to Gary Oliver: Quick, change channel! It’s the Anna and Chuka Brexit-Bashing Show, Owen_Morgan wrote: It's the Straw Man element in Chuka Umunna's pontifications which most irritates: ‘Nobody voted to jump off a cliff....
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Reader’s comment: An allergic overreaction

In response to Jane Kelly: Run, rabbit, run – the allergy police are after you, Waggler wrote: Victimhood comes in many forms. Thankfully my son, who is allergic to peanuts, thought this scene from the movie...

The deadly threat to Western civilisation – at last, a view from the Right...

We are so used to documentaries prophesying climate doom and gloom from propagandists such as Al Gore (of An Inconvenient Truth fame), and every critique of Western civilisation coming from Leftist film-makers such as...

Run, rabbit, run – the allergy police are after you

I’m as liberal as the next person but there are limits: a new film based on The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter, a lady of the utmost probity, shows Peter’s young relatives...

Quick, change channel! It’s the Anna and Chuka Brexit-Bashing Show

The Daily Politics mood box, a receptacle through which the show records public opinion on a topical binary question, is a lot of balls. A recent example, staged in west London, had passers-by cast...