Laura Perrins: Extremism one day is orthodoxy the next. May’s plans threaten freedom

Nick Cohen believes that the pledge by the Conservative party to scrap the Human Rights Act is a form of ‘extremism.’ He believes that those on the right of the party are extremists, and...

Tamara Chabe: Socially Conservative parties can win the black vote

US Senator Rand Paul is doing an excellent job in outreaching to African-Americans and the GOP has excellent black spokespersons like Orlando Watson, who recently hosted an event to debate if ‘black values align...

David Keighley: The BBC’s latest scam. Hijacking the Beach Boys to keep its precious...

The Beach Boys’ album Pet Sounds and its signature track God Only Knows was one of the most sublime achievements of the 1960s' music-making explosion. The Wilson brothers’ astonishing creativity was somehow distilled powerfully...

Kathy Gyngell: After divorce children need mutual parenting not shared parenting

Experts agree.  The adult business of divorce is disastrous for children. Though parents still brush off its impact and like to think their children emerge unscathed, the evidence is otherwise. No one has brought this more...

Nick Wood: Clegg should do us all a favour and quit now

The great merit of democracy is that eventually the public gets the chance to kick the rascals out. No backside is in greater risk of a hiding than that of Lib Dem leader Nick...

Laura Perrins: Lib Dems cannot run the country so they jump on our families...

Sure aren’t we just blessed, I tell you blessed to have the new Oprah Winfrey of life advice, the Lib Dem sisters Miriam Clegg and Jo Swinson. Miriam tells women that their most important...

Nick Wood: Can the Rochester by-election prove Dave’s Rorke’s Drift?

So will it be another Rorke’s Drift? A heroic last stand in which a tiny band of brave men see off a far larger force of attackers and turn the tide in the war? That...

Chris McGovern: Name Britain’s first African emperor. There’s a question for Black History Month...

October is "Black History Month" in our schools.  Coincidentally, it has coincided with a row over the BBC's presentation, via its "Horrible History" series, of the Crimean War 'nurse' from Jamaica - Mary Seacole....

Laura Perrins: Not all women are consumed by ambition. Feminists please note

Alice Thomson at The Times is hacked off that there are not enough female MPs. She is annoyed with women for not trying to get to "the top" but are "just ambling along having...
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Kathy Gyngell: Three-parent babies. Now top scientists warn of a risk to humanity

Last June Philippa James warned us that we were but a step away from creating genetically modified babies. A report from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), the appointed regulatory body for embryo research and fertility treatment,...