Rod Liddle

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…

Why didn't Bridget Harris just slap Lord Rennard?

25 January 2014 9:00 am

When I was promoted to being editor of a programme at the BBC, back in the late 1990s, my line…

Christians – and Muslims – still behave better than the rest of us

18 January 2014 9:00 am

Two years ago this week the philosopher Alain de Botton unveiled his proposals for a giant gilded tower in central…

Why should Nigel Farage have to fight the ghost of Enoch Powell?

11 January 2014 9:00 am

One of the genuine seasonal pleasures to be enjoyed as 2013 slipped around the U-bend was Enoch Powell making his…

Rod Liddle: Try my new year resolution - ignore the internet

4 January 2014 9:00 am

At last, it has been scientifically proved that Jesus Christ is better than Muhammad. We’d always known that our lad…

Rod Liddle: Gordon Brown has vanished. Why?

14 December 2013 9:00 am

It may come as a grave surprise to you that, when it was offered as a prize in a charity…

Is it racist to want a high street where you can understand the shop signs?

7 December 2013 9:00 am

A very useful feature in the Daily Telegraph informs me of the best 20 towns in Britain ‘for Christmas’. Number…

Which female media star wrote the right-wing Revolt? It says a lot that we can't think of many candidates

23 November 2013 9:00 am

I am still trying to get some sort of closure. For almost three weeks now I have been tormented by…

Soldiers aren't social workers, Mr Cameron. Remember that before taking on hopeless wars

16 November 2013 9:00 am

The ghost people, the letter people. The ones we hear about in court but never call by their real name;…

Rod Liddle: How I was bullied when I wore a burka

2 November 2013 9:00 am

I dressed up in a burka to wander around the streets of Canterbury recently, to see what level of Islamophobic…

Rod Liddle: What do you call travellers when they are no longer travelling? 

26 October 2013 9:00 am

How should we describe the people who allegedly abducted that little girl in Greece, after a neighbour claimed that they…

Rod Liddle: If we don't stigmatise fat people, there'll be lots more of them

19 October 2013 9:00 am

Trying to get good, healthy, nutritious food down the ungrateful throats of the lower orders, especially northerners, has become a…

Rod Liddle: Is Hugh Grant a pawn of the mad metropolitan left?

12 October 2013 9:00 am

It is a peculiar alliance, when you think of it, which wishes to bring to an end 300 years of…

Rod Liddle: Ever since I criticised a leftist icon, the Beeb hasn't stopped calling me

5 October 2013 9:00 am

Ring, ring goes the telephone every minute God sends. Sometimes I pick it up and say hello, sometimes I don’t.…

Rod Liddle: Under New Labour, it really was the loony left

28 September 2013 9:00 am

There is a little vignette in the first volume of Alastair Campbell’s diaries that makes it abundantly clear that, at…

The BMA’s bizarre jihad against e-cigarettes

21 September 2013 9:00 am

What strategy should we adopt to cope with the British Medical Association? Its members kill more people each year than…

The reassuring stupidity of John Kerry

14 September 2013 9:00 am

The Syrian rebels who liberated the mountain village of Maaloula apparently immediately set about converting the predominantly Christian population to…

What are we supposed to say when a grooming ring comes to light?

7 September 2013 9:00 am

It is a tragedy that some of us are born in the wrong times. According to that increasingly gobby conduit…

Why must we worry about London’s success?

31 August 2013 9:00 am

For a long time my view of the Imperial Capital — as, like other Scots, I am still prone to…

The sad story of Oprah, the handbag and the shop assistant

17 August 2013 9:00 am

Listen, this story is moving so quickly stuff will almost certainly have happened in between me writing it and you…

It’s not hate that Caitlin Moran can’t stand. It’s being disagreed with

10 August 2013 9:00 am

Hell, it’s been tough, but I think I’ve pulled through. I went out this morning to buy some cigarettes and…

This cant about protecting children from porn is really about protecting the coalition

3 August 2013 9:00 am

I have tried very hard to become an afficianado of pornography, seeing as it is by far the most popular…

I don’t care about the royal baby. What’s wrong with me?

27 July 2013 9:00 am

Driving along in the car on a pleasant evening earlier this week, I was happily humming along to the toe-tapping…