Rod Liddle

Why are there so many fat people in pictures of food banks?

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Were you aware that the famous actor Andy Garcia was born with a foetus growing out of his left shoulder?…

Left-handed people are stupid (and everyone who worries about immigration is a bigot)

6 December 2014 9:00 am

Thoroughly cheering news emerged this week that left-handed people are likely to earn between 10 and 12 per cent less…

Easy divorce has been catastrophic for British children (and I say this as a divorcee)

29 November 2014 9:00 am

Would you find it difficult to remain friends with someone if he or she suddenly revealed that they intended to…

We’re all sulky toddlers now – even when launching space probes

22 November 2014 9:00 am

I wonder how long it will be before we actually crawl back into the womb? The average mental age of…

Please, Theresa, let Anjem Choudary go and get himself killed

15 November 2014 9:00 am

The news is always grim, isn’t it? Doom and gloom everywhere. And even the news which appears to be good…

Ukip is a party for people who hate London. That’s why Labour should be scared

8 November 2014 9:00 am

It is interesting that neither Scotland nor Wales have been much bitten by the Ukip bug. The supposedly sensible view…

Rod Liddle: The top 10 most fatuous phrases in the English language

1 November 2014 9:00 am

An apology. A few weeks back, in my blog, I promised a regular series called ‘Fatuous Phrase of the Week’.…

Wear a veil if you like – but don’t treat women like that

25 October 2014 9:00 am

What sort of clothing do you wear when you go to the opera? I assume some of you do go…

Panic about Ebola in Africa – not here

18 October 2014 9:00 am

Got Ebola yet? Early symptoms are very difficult to distinguish from either winter flu or, indeed, a particularly bad hangover.…

Who are Ukip’s new voters? The kind of people who decide elections

11 October 2014 9:00 am

An opinion poll to be published next week will reveal that Labour leader Ed Miliband is slightly less popular with…

If we won’t talk to John Cantlie’s captors, then why not have Qataris to do it for us?

27 September 2014 8:00 am

It is a horrible thing to say, but I suspect that sooner or later we will begin to get irritated…

Sometimes stereotypes are true – and that includes the ones about the British

20 September 2014 9:00 am

‘No Jews, No Jews!’ the children were told when they attempted to enter the Sports Direct store in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.…

Russell Brand is duller than even the grimmest political interview

13 September 2014 9:00 am

I have just spent a few moments in bed with the popular comedian Russell Brand and I have to say…

It's not just Ashya King's parents who the authorities despise

6 September 2014 9:00 am

My first act upon returning from my holiday was to sign the online petition to have the supremely irritating children’s…

It’s OK to mention anti-Semitic attacks – but not who commits them

16 August 2014 9:00 am

I was attacked by a swan the other day, as I walked along the bank of the River Stour in…

Tread carefully! Your garden is saturated with racial meaning – and so is Ikea

9 August 2014 9:00 am

Is your life saturated with racial meaning? The most common answer to this question, when I ask friends and acquaintances,…

I was a slut too, Prime Minister, and I think you're giving in to PC nonsense

2 August 2014 9:00 am

Is it ever appropriate to use the word ‘slut’? I always take my lead from the Prime Minister and he…

The NHS ‘wellbeing’ monkey deserves to die

19 July 2014 9:00 am

My young daughter has a furry beaver — lifelike in all but its eyes, which to me seem cold and dead.…

I like the look of this exciting new Islamic State. But why don’t they want Belgium?

5 July 2014 9:00 am

There is something attractive about almost the whole of southern Europe being part of an immense and somewhat rigorous caliphate,…

Rebekah Brooks takes her place in a perfect picture of modern Britain

28 June 2014 9:00 am

What image comes to mind when we think of Britain today? I was moved to contemplate this question after reading…

A Labour elitist meets a fête worse than death

21 June 2014 8:00 am

It is surely only a matter of time before someone with a mischievous glint in their eye invites the Labour…

Now even Fifa’s dinosaurs have learned to cry racism

14 June 2014 8:00 am

Are all white women really prostitutes who should be avoided, as some children at those schools in Birmingham were apparently…

Did anyone really think that Qatar won the World Cup fairly?

7 June 2014 9:00 am

I suppose the appalling shock to the soul that was occasioned by the allegation that Qatar bribed its way to…

Labour has proved that it speaks for London – and nowhere else

31 May 2014 9:00 am

So, now almost all the votes have been counted — except for those in the Islamic Republic of Tower Hamlets, where…

I’d rather have a German next door too — and I have the figures to show why

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Should we be worried about the vast numbers of German-born people living covertly in the United Kingdom? The Office for…