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Clean coal: the commonsense answer to Africa’s energy crisis

A CENTURY from now, maybe sooner, it’s unlikely we’ll be using coal to make electricity. Or not much of it.

Breaking bread at The Wheatsheaf

WRITING about going for a pub lunch is something I never thought I would do. But these dystopian Covid days have brought...

Today’s hot topic: Should we give France £30million to stop Channel migrants?

UNDER pressure from the combined forces of Nigel Farage, Migration Watch and a number of vigorous comment articles in the press over the last few days,...

How to choose between the virus camps

ISN’T it confusing with so many scientists saying different things? Who to believe?  First you have the Professor Neil Ferguson camp. According...

Sweden and a case of corona schizophrenia

HAVING shunned a formal lockdown, Sweden continues to divide opinion over its management of the coronavirus crisis. Views differ to the extent...

Rape allegation: Hypocrisy of MPs pushing for what they voted to stop

DESPITE stiff competition, ranging from Covid-19 to the post-Brexit trade talks and beyond, there was only going to be one contender for...

School poetry, Donne but not forgotten

NEWS that schools can drop poetry from the GCSE English Literature syllabus has been greeted with dismay in some quarters.

TCW’s top ten blogs of the week

IN CASE you missed any of our ten most read blogs of last week, here they are...

The Week in Review

A round-up of the week’s news and comment OUR TOP STORIES On...

Don’t just sit there, make something!

‘I WISH I were a common labourer; that, wakening in the morning, I might have one prospect, one pursuit, one hope for...