Rod Liddle

The Zimmerman jury should have done its duty and ignored the evidence

20 July 2013 9:00 am

I wonder what possessed the jury in the Trayvon Martin case to return two not guilty verdicts when they knew…

Only Tony Blair can unite the Middle East. There, everyone hates him

13 July 2013 9:00 am

As if the poor Egyptians didn’t have enough on their plate, into the arena marches the man to sort it…

So, can we expect Channel 4 to broadcast a C of E call to prayer?

6 July 2013 9:00 am

It is very lucky for the BBC that Channel 4 exists. Whatever imbecilic, supposedly attention-grabbing trash the BBC commissions, there will…

Who’s talking the most nonsense about Edward Snowden? It’s a tough contest

29 June 2013 9:00 am

From which of the actors engaged in the thoroughly entertaining case of Edward Snowden has come the biggest spewing-out of…

Which television chef would you most like to see throttled in a restaurant?

22 June 2013 9:00 am

Which television chef would you most like to see throttled in a restaurant? I have to say, Nigella Lawson would…

The blurry line between Islam and Islamism

15 June 2013 9:00 am

There’s an Islamic school in Birmingham which is very highly regarded. It’s called Darul Uloom — the same name as the…

Why did my old friend Patrick Mercer fall for a sleaze sting? I’m pretty sure I know

8 June 2013 9:00 am

It’s sleaze time again in Westminster. A few good stings by the broadcasters and the press and we see his…

Back off, Mencap – let idiot councillors express their idiot opinions if they want to

18 May 2013 9:00 am

Having given the matter careful consideration, I have decided that I do not agree with councillor Colin Brewer’s suggestion that…

Drummers are living life to the full. That’s why I hate them so much

11 May 2013 9:00 am

My copy of the Times on Tuesday this week kindly provided me with a list of things to do in…

Peter Oborne should stop apologising for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

4 May 2013 9:00 am

There was an extraordinary meeting of the Juche Ideas Study Group (England) in London last week, held to commemorate the…

Zero tolerance for people who watch fairy-folk sex cartoons

27 April 2013 9:00 am

A man in New Zealand has just been sent to prison for three months for watching cartoons of pixies, elves…

In defence of Millwall fans

20 April 2013 9:00 am

It kicked off a bit at Wembley last Saturday evening, during the semi-final of the FA Cup between Millwall, of…

Margaret Thatcher: faultless on the Falklands but a disaster at home

13 April 2013 9:00 am

I’m afraid we have to use Nelson Mandela as an example once again. He is proving very useful in his…

If Paolo Di Canio is a fascist, he should recognise the totalitarianism of his hysterical critics

6 April 2013 9:00 am

I’ve often thought that British football needed a good dose of fascism — and now at last it has exactly this,…

Yes, Boris Johnson has fibbed and philandered. But what has he actually done wrong?

30 March 2013 9:00 am

I’m trying to imagine the BBC’s Eddie Mair interviewing Nelson Mandela, the elderly African squirming uncomfortably in his seat as…

So the Cypriots cop it for having fallen for the honeyed promises of the EU

23 March 2013 9:00 am

I had forgotten about Cyprus. I suppose it was lodged somewhere near the back of my mind as a cheap…

If Iran can sue Hollywood over Argo, should we all sue Jeremy Hardy?

16 March 2013 9:00 am

I think we should all support the Iranian government in its legal action against the Hollywood actor and director Ben…

Isn’t Germany’s attitude towards Romania a little at odds with the EU project?

9 March 2013 9:00 am

‘Can you imagine anything worse,’ a Hungarian once said to me, ‘than a Slav who thinks he’s Latin?’ He was…

Lord Rennard doesn’t need an inquiry. He needs a swift kick to the shin

2 March 2013 9:00 am

I was seated at a rather stiff and formal BBC dinner a dozen or so years back, one of those…

Forget Eastleigh, Tatchell vs. Hughes was a real by-election

23 February 2013 9:00 am

I got a text message the other day, inviting me to a party. This is a nice thing to happen,…

The poor have been sold horse dressed as beef – and they should be compensated

16 February 2013 9:00 am

Well at least — so far — no middle-class food has been found to contain large chunks of horsey. It’s…

What makes me feel sorry for Chris Huhne

9 February 2013 9:00 am

If Chris Huhne hadn’t copped off with that woman who looks remarkably like the late comedian Jack Douglas, I suppose…

The law doesn’t change just because you’re on horseback

2 February 2013 9:00 am

I’ve just sent off a cheque to the RSPCA in the hope that they will put it towards the costs…

It’s not misogyny, Professor Beard. It’s you

26 January 2013 9:00 am

Oh, this age! How tasteless and ill-bred it is.’ — Gaius Valerius Catullus ‘I do not know whom Mary Beard…

How Moore, Burchill and Featherstone all had a lovely bitch fight

19 January 2013 9:00 am

  ‘Women … are angry with ourselves for not being happier, not being loved properly and not having the ideal…