Saturday, July 11, 2020

Daily News Digest

NEWS Calls for inquiry after Treasury reveals £15bn cost of PPE

The school that tried to end racism where it didn’t exist

I RECENTLY watched the baffling and infuriating two-part Channel 4 documentary, 'The school that tried to end racism’. From the trailer and the...

A government which loses the people’s consent is heading for catastrophe

DURING the nineteenth century successive Ottoman sultans, most notably Abdul Hamid II, in a desperate bid to modernise and challenge Western military...

The C of E’s second-in-command who doesn’t understand Christianity

ONE of Britain's leading progressive Christians, Stephen Cottrell, is to be enthroned today as 98th Archbishop of York, the Church of England’s second...

Euthanasia campaigners exploit Covid fears

LAST month in the Times Lord Finkelstein, a well-known advocate for assisted suicide and euthanasia, fired the starting pistol in the latest round of...

How corruption keeps Africa in the dark

TO mark the Global Warming Policy Foundation's Energy for Africa Week, we are publishing their first commissioned paper ‘Heart of Darkness: Why energy poverty...

An ordinary voter’s plea to the Prime Minister

THIS is a letter I have sent to Boris Johnson: Dear Prime Minister I have become...

Daily News Digest

NEWS The £4bn cost of school closures Working parents are forfeiting...

Why lockdown is useless: The case for the prosecution

IN recent online conversations about coronavirus I am finding increasing numbers of people who are moving towards a more sceptical position on the lockdown but unaware of the sceptics' arguments and evidence...

Will the Met Office retract fake rainfall record claim?

AT the end of last month the Met Office claimed a supposed new daily record rainfall for June, which I showed to...