Rod Liddle

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…

My application to be chairman of the BBC

17 May 2014 9:00 am

To: Karen Moran, HR Director, BBC Dear Ms Moran, I have decided to give up on the gardening this year,…

Without Paxman, the BBC will have just one interrogator: John Humphrys

10 May 2014 9:00 am

In a double blow for the beleaguered BBC, the corporation has lost three of its most compelling attractions in little…

The Dickin Medal is a morally dubious piece of nonsense

3 May 2014 9:00 am

Apparently, mice think that women are useless. I don’t mean that they think women mice are useless — they’re keen…

David Moyes was a victim of the pomposity of Manchester United

26 April 2014 9:00 am

I took my youngest son to a football match on Easter Monday. It used to be something I wryly called…

The Nigel Evans case proves that juries are smarter than our liberal elite

19 April 2014 9:00 am

You may remember this little gem of a story from a month or so back. Justifiably worried at the ramping…

I've found the perfect compromise on breastfeeding

5 April 2014 9:00 am

What attitude should we take towards women who wish to breastfeed their babies in public? Older, more conservative readers may…

An ex-fascist or two isn't the BBC's problem. Its boss class is

29 March 2014 9:00 am

Duncan Weldon’s past – as a Labour adviser and elsewhere – doesn’t affect his ability to do the job

So now we know – the BBC is more scared of offending Muslims than gay people

22 March 2014 9:00 am

Are there enough black and minority ethnic people on our television screens? The comedian Lenny Henry thinks not and has…

Dyslexia is meaningless. But don't worry – so is ADHD

15 March 2014 9:00 am

There is a beautiful symmetry to all things, I think, and probably related somehow to the concept of karma. Only…

Why Boris is wrong to say that the children of jihadis should be taken into care

8 March 2014 9:00 am

Do your children have a bleak and nihilistic view of the world? It’s hard to tell, really, when they spend…

If Ukraine’s protests were a revolution, why wasn’t the Stop the War march?

1 March 2014 9:00 am

It’s ages since I last went on a decent demo and had a bit of a dust-up with the pigs.…

Rod Liddle: Neknominations – this is what the internet is for

22 February 2014 9:00 am

Wouldn’t it be boring if everyone behaved much as you behave? If everyone expressed themselves similarly? Let a thousand flowers…

We buy dogs to reflect ourselves. So who’s buying all these killer pitbulls?

15 February 2014 9:00 am

I’ve called the doggie hospital three times now to find out how Jessie’s getting on. She’s just come round, at…

I've invented a new game. It's called 'Six Degrees of Shami Chakrabarti'

8 February 2014 9:00 am

Can someone please explain to me why the BBC newsreaders were not wearing black armbands last weekend when reporting the…

Why I'm on board for the homophobic bus

1 February 2014 9:00 am

London has long since lost its allure for me — altogether too many cars, foreigners, cyclists, middle-class liberals and people…