James Delingpole

I’ve seen the future of conservatism at CPac – and it doesn’t work

15 March 2014 9:00 am

About the coolest guy I saw at CPac this year was this wild-eyed, middle–aged crazy wearing ‘statement’ spectacles, faded Levis…

Why are journalists so scared of giving people what they want?

1 March 2014 9:00 am

Since I landed my new job as executive editor at Breitbart London, my old Fleet Street friends and colleagues have…

The martyrdom of Mark Steyn

15 February 2014 9:00 am

When I first read, many months ago, that the notorious US climate scientist Michael Mann was suing the notorious right-wing…

How the MPs' expenses scandal proved the wisdom of Alain de Botton

1 February 2014 9:00 am

Whenever I’m tempted to pretend to be nicer so that fewer people hate me, I remember my old friend Alain…

When trolling pressure groups cause real harm

18 January 2014 9:00 am

My grandmother, Nanny Nancy, is 99 and going strong. But it can’t be denied that while she’s all there mentally,…

James Delingpole: Those bitcoin weirdos might just be right

4 January 2014 9:00 am

Here’s a thought to kindle a lovely warm glow of smugness and schadenfreude as we enter a new year: you…

James Delingpole: In defence of cocaine

14 December 2013 9:00 am

‘Is anyone here even remotely shocked that Nigella Lawson has done cocaine?’ I asked. Everyone shook their heads. Well of…

Delingpole: Here's what I learnt from the extinction of the golden toad — ecologists have sold out to the religion of global warming

7 December 2013 9:00 am

When I was a child — in the days before it became illegal under Schedule 5 of the Wildlife and…

James Delingpole: I told Radley school pupils how to rebel. But I'm not sure they want to

23 November 2013 9:00 am

For two blissful days last week I was at Radley College — what you might call the posh person’s Eton — as…

James Delingpole: I'm in love with Shakespeare — and with David Tennant's Richard II

9 November 2013 9:00 am

‘Dad, it’s three hours long,’ says Boy, worriedly. ‘Yeah. And whose bloody fault is it we’re going?’ I want to…

James Delingpole: Why can't the BBC be impartial in the climate change debate? 

26 October 2013 9:00 am

 ‘Well, you’re arguing facts against opinions. OK, I mean, the fact that the amount of carbon dioxide in the air…

James Delingpole: I don't automatically support Piers Morgan. So why should women automatically support Julia Gillard?

12 October 2013 9:00 am

I’ve been racking my brains to think what I might have in common with Kim Jong Un and Piers Morgan.…

James Delingpole: What's wrong with being right?

28 September 2013 9:00 am

I’m trying to imagine what Britain would look like under a Ukip/Conservative coalition with Cameron as PM and Farage as…

The RSPB is fighting for wind turbines. The birds can fend for themselves

14 September 2013 9:00 am

The RSPB has come out against fracking and urged the government to ‘rethink its shale gas policies’. And of course…

The tao of Ayn Rand

31 August 2013 9:00 am

I’m now half way through Atlas Shrugged and I’m loving almost every moment. But Ayn Rand isn’t someone you read…

Ukip are playing it safe – so they’ve rejected me

17 August 2013 9:00 am

So farewell then £80,000 salary, £150,000 expense account, secretary, team of assistants, constituency office, first-class travel, immunity from prosecution, Brussels…

Do women really watch as much porn as men?

3 August 2013 9:00 am

You may be aware that David Cameron — as part of a secret, Lynton Crosby-inspired operation codenamed Suck Up Shamelessly…

Books are a load of crap - the sporty kids have got it made

20 July 2013 9:00 am

What a glorious sporting summer it has been so far. For some the highlight will have been Andy Murray at…

It’s the secret of a successful marriage: my wife treats me like a dog

6 July 2013 9:00 am

‘Here, Wolf,’ says the Fawn to me, showing me a saucer. ‘Look at this! This is the new place where…

Am I politically correct enough to stand for Ukip?

22 June 2013 9:00 am

A few weeks ago I drove to Market Harborough for my test as a potential Ukip candidate. The process was…

Why you shouldn’t believe the green attacks on Ben Fogle

8 June 2013 9:00 am

Just because the environmentalists have been proved so epically wrong about global warming doesn’t mean they’re right about everything else.…

Here’s why Tories shouldn’t do smear campaigns

25 May 2013 9:00 am

‘Pick the target, freeze it, personalise it and polarise it.’ This is the best-known of Saul Alinsky’s Rules For Radicals,…

Niall Ferguson's enemies can't accuse him of racism, so they hope the homophobe charge will work its poison.

11 May 2013 9:00 am

Is it homophobic to argue that it’s mainly gay men who keep the flame of popular culture alive? If so,…

Since I moved to the country, I’m on the side of the squirrel-killers

27 April 2013 9:00 am

What is the correct expression to wear, I wonder, when you’ve just caught a squirrel in your squirrel trap? Guilt?…

Climate wars: I’m being attacked by my own side. Why?

13 April 2013 9:00 am

There’s nothing more irritating then being asked to apologise for something you haven’t done. No, wait, there is: when the…