Thursday, April 9, 2020

David Keighley: Today’s new young editor is completely sold on the progressive agenda

Jamie Angus, the young editor of the BBC Radio 4 Today programme appointed to the role a year last May, has risen through the BBC ranks...

Laura Perrins: Our trust in doctors depends on their commitment to saving not ending life

No one has the right to turn our doctors into killers. How many people who support assisted suicide have read the euphemistically named Assisted Dying...

Kathy Gyngell: Welcome to the “Harmanisation” of the Tory Party. This is Harriet’s reshuffle, not Dave’s

Once upon a time a government reshuffle was viewed in established political terms. Was the prime minister promoting more right-wingers than left-wingers? Had fiscal...

Chris McGovern: The empire strikes back. The dead hand of the town hall seeks to reclaim control over academies

Sir Michael Wishaw, the Chief Inspector, has been having a bash at local authorities for "actively colluding with those who have an interest in...

Holly’s Letter From America: The Clintons turn to drugs. Must be an election on the way

Recently, both Hillary and Bill Clinton have drawn media attention for revising their respective positions on drug legalisation.  Both were against it when Bill...

Laura Perrins: Carey’s suicide mission. His volte face on euthanasia is wrong on every count

Have the body-snatchers taken Lord Carey? This is what I ask myself as I read his support for assisted suicide. He comes up with...

Sharon James: Scotland’s Salmond brings back nationalisation. Every child in the country under his control

Common sense would suggest that if children at risk of abuse are going to be protected effectively, then the available resources should be targeted...

Matthew Walsh: Juncker comes clean and rules out EU renegotiation. Cameron should follow suit

New EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker took the time this week to meet with MEPs from the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD)...

Kevin A. Sabet: Only big business wins from legalising pot. Impressionable kids are the big losers  

This week, Washington state opened recreational marijuana stores for the first time. And these stores don't just carry your father's kind of weed. In addition...

Gerard Batten MEP: Mafia judges are not on par with the Old Bailey. Cameron is wrong about the European Arrest Warrant

On Wednesday during PM’s Question Time, David Cameron was asked by one of his own backbenchers about the European Arrest Warrant. The backbencher in...