As high speed rail is being dropped in California and France, it's time for Britain to take the hint
The government’s high-speed rail plans will never be implemented
These aren’t austerity measures – and the state isn’t even shrinking
Yes, a few drunken anarchists danced, but most of the left has marked Thatcher’s death with synchronised sycophancy
It’s not so much the cuts to disability services that’s the problem, as how ideology is changing them
Does the Prime Minister really believe in equality?
The Mid Staffs scandal shows that we cannot continue to turn a blind eye to NHS failings
I now have to spend more on taxes than I do on my family
The case against a third Heathrow runway is compelling
The claims against swimmer Ye Shiwen reflect irrational suspicion of her country
The Conservatives need to stop dreaming about forming a majority government and come up with effective coalition policies
Labour’s financial fudge is killing the NHS
HS2 has been quietly dropped – but who is going to tell the Prime Minister?
The Olympics has become a competition in throwing money at minor sports
The PM’s problem is not poshness, but impoliteness
This government is showing a fatal weakness for vanity projects
Too often, privatised utilities offer confusion without true choice
Young people say capitalism has failed them. They’re right.
We must change the system to save it
Are A levels really so bad, wonders Ross Clark? And is the International Baccalaureate the best alternative?
Beware of privatisations that still leave bureaucrats calling the shots
‘Localisation’ is an expensive path to greater political corruption
Despite promises, the London Olympics is set to leave us with a legacy of unwanted buildings. We should cut costs and have flatpack movable stadia, says Ross Clark
Renewing your knowlege at the last minute is a skill for life, says Ross Clark
In ten years’ time Oxford and Cambridge universities could be shining examples of social diversity, their student bodies reflecting the exact composition of the British population, a few sons of aristocrats educated alongside the children of benefit claimants from Teesside and a greater mass of suburban middle classes; all of them learning how to rub along with people of different cultures, attitudes and accents.
Local authorities are slashing vital services, but keeping extravagant offices and salaries – and handing blame back to David Cameron
Let no one say this is not a redistributive government.