Rod Liddle

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…

How did Mary Seacole come to be revered as a black icon?

12 January 2013 9:00 am

Isn’t it time, just out of perversity, that we all signed the petition on the Operation Black Vote website to…

If the mice have to face my wife, they’ll have only themselves to blame

5 January 2013 9:00 am

I was in bed by one o clock on New Year’s Day. We did the countdown thing, for the kids,…

2013: good news for werewolves, bad news for Belgium

29 December 2012 9:00 am

So the wassailing and drinking and pigging out has been done. The relatives have mercifully left. You have taken many,…

The net is closing in on Father Christmas, the old perv

15 December 2012 9:00 am

Does Santa Claus really exist? I have to say I have become very sceptical in recent years. There is something…

Is it grim up north? It’s too expensive to go and find out

8 December 2012 9:00 am

My flight to Italy a couple of weeks back was held on the runway for a while because of some…

Welby’s impossible task is to lead the opposition to gay marriage

17 November 2012 9:00 am

The new Archbishop of Canterbury has the cleanest-shaven chin I think I have ever seen on an adult male human.…

How refreshing! A clean, old-fashioned expenses scandal

10 November 2012 9:00 am

It was good to see parliamentary expenses back at the top of the news agenda over last weekend. I think…