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The Canadian election is turning into a comedy of cringe

19 October 2019 9:00 am

Is this the worst Canadian election ever?

Kurdish politician Hervin Khalaf, who was apparently pulled from her car and executed last week by Turkish-backed paramilitaries [Photo: Getty]

Pax Russica: as Trump abandons Syria’s Kurds, Russia is ready to expand its empire

19 October 2019 9:00 am

As Trump abandons Syria’s Kurds, Putin steps in

It’s down to the wire – and Boris only has one chance to survive

19 October 2019 9:00 am

What is Boris’s chance of survival?

Tat Britain: Museum gift shops are naff – but necessary

19 October 2019 9:00 am

Museum gift shops are naff – but necessary

Parents and children demonstrate against the No Outsiders programme at Parkfield School in Birmingham in March [Photo: Getty]

Should Muslim parents be allowed to challenge LGBT lessons?

19 October 2019 9:00 am

Should Muslim parents be allowed to challenge LGBT lessons?

It’s not just hooligans – hipsters also love a football shirt

19 October 2019 9:00 am

When I was young, from about the age of nine to 13, I went through what my parents recall with…

The Brexit blame game

12 October 2019 9:00 am

There’s no deal – so what now?

The commercialisation of shooting may kill the whole sport

12 October 2019 9:00 am

The commercialisation of shooting has got out of hand

Germany’s ailing economy can’t afford a no-deal Brexit

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Germany’s ailing economy can’t afford a no-deal Brexit

Could this self-made billionaire become France’s first Muslim president?

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Could this Syrian exile become France’s first Muslim president?

The cult of youth damages everyone

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Adults must stop deifying young people

To solve Britain’s social care crisis, follow the Dutch example

12 October 2019 9:00 am

Lessons from the Netherlands for Britain’s social care crisis

The lessons I learned at my Oxford gaudy

12 October 2019 9:00 am

I went to a gaudy last weekend. Several British universities now host these splendid events; mine was at Worcester College,…

The death of civilised debate

5 October 2019 9:00 am

The death of civilised debate

For political discourse to survive, we must be more honest about language

5 October 2019 9:00 am

So don’t pretend otherwise

Paul Dacre: Do I regret the ‘Enemies of the people’ front page? Hell no!

5 October 2019 9:00 am

So what to make of the extreme language, veering from the histrionic to the hysterical, dominating political discourse? The words…

Young recycling zealots are talking rubbish

5 October 2019 9:00 am

I’m weary of young recycling zealots

‘It wasn’t the Russian people who poisoned Skripal, it was just a few guys’: Alexander Lebedev interviewed

5 October 2019 9:00 am

Alexander Lebedev on money, media and the West’s delusional sense of moral superiority

The men I’ve groped (including Boris)

5 October 2019 9:00 am

Will Boris sue me for grabbing his leg?

Brexit grifters are making a killing selling useless advice

5 October 2019 9:00 am

Consultants are making a killing from giving useless advice

Small but perfectly formed: The Romney and Hythe Railway

5 October 2019 9:00 am

‘The smallest public railway in the world.’ So proclaims a faded poster at New Romney Station, the midpoint of the…

There is only one law: there must be no Brexit

28 September 2019 9:00 am

There’s no way out for us – or the Prime Minister

The torture chamber: how opposition MPs plan to humiliate Boris

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Boris’s tormentors now hold the power

Paul Embery: Labour is too much Hampstead, not enough Hartlepool

28 September 2019 9:00 am

Arrived in Remain-on-sea (also known as Brighton) for Labour party conference. As an old-fashioned trade unionist hailing from a working-class…