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From chaperones to modesty wear, a sexual reformation is underway

4 November 2017 9:00 am

A new schism is opening up between women and men

Scotland used to have the best schools system in the world. Then devolution happened

4 November 2017 9:00 am

Once one of the best in the world, Scotland’s education system has been steadily marching backwards for the past ten…

Don’t Lose Sight of the Investment Forest for the Trees

1 November 2017 4:00 am

Do stocks outperform bonds? The widely accepted answer is yes — and by a significant margin over the long term.…

An antidote to Brexit jitters: diversify by investing globally

1 November 2017 3:00 am

Over a year after the UK voted to leave the European Union, UK stocks are humming along, and the economy…

The sinister power of Britain’s family courts

9 September 2017 9:00 am

It’s right that some children are taken into care. One case in point is that of Ayeeshia-Jayne Smith, the toddler…

Snobbery in the age of social media

12 August 2017 9:00 am

We like to think we have moved on from the age of snobbery. Judging others by birth or status, or…

How internet paywalls are making us all dumber

29 July 2017 9:00 am

Thanks to meteoric advances in computational power, it is now possible to take abundant data from a wide range of…

What does Brexit mean for Britain’s beet sugar industry?

25 May 2017 2:26 pm

Britain’s sugar industry owes its existence to a period of poor European relations. When the British Navy blockaded Napoleon’s ports,…

Keeping up our standards in the brave new world

10 April 2017 6:40 pm

Michael Sly is the NFU Sugar Board Chairman Nine months after the historic referendum result in June 2016, the Prime…

A British industry punching above its weight

24 March 2017 3:02 pm

By Paul Kenward, Managing Director, British Sugar Brexit offers a chance for many already thriving British agricultural industries to grow…

As a Muslim, I strongly support the right to ban the veil

18 March 2017 9:00 am

The right to ban the veil is good news for Muslim women

Brexit can benefit the poorest countries that produce sugar

13 March 2017 5:21 pm

There are more than 110 sugar-producing countries in the world. In many small nations, sugar cane is the No. 1…

Brexit can benefit the beet farmers

17 February 2017 10:46 am

By Paul Kenward, Managing Director, British Sugar Leaving the European Union (EU) offers an exciting opportunity for great British businesses…

How eToro users survived brexit and made a profit of 2.4%

16 December 2016 12:43 pm

It’s been a few months since the Brexit vote, in which the citizens of the UK elected to part-ways with…

For the UK sugar beet industry, Brexit may be sweet

10 December 2016 9:00 am

READY TO EXPAND Paul Kenward, Managing Director of British Sugar, says: “The UK beet sugar industry is one of the…

How Theresa May can seize the Brexit revolution

9 July 2016 9:00 am

It’s time for a fresh type of Conservatism

Nicola Sturgeon’s gigantic EU bluff

2 July 2016 9:00 am

The prospect of a Scottish independence vote is wildly overhyped

Our sinister, soul-sapping happiness industry

25 June 2016 9:00 am

Ever feel a moment of melancholy? There are many, many apps for that

The pleasure of keeping — and rereading – diaries

18 June 2016 9:00 am

The pleasures of keeping them, rereading them – and publishing them

Confessions of a groomzilla

11 June 2016 9:00 am

It’s not just brides-to-be who can fuss absurdly over weddings. I’m living proof

The Paris attacks are an act of war – against Islam itself

14 November 2015 2:43 pm

UPDATE: Watch Dr Ahmed discuss this article on CNN here  The appalling attacks in Paris last night were, as Francois…

A memo for Dr Ben Carson: Islam and Islamism are conjoined but distinct

29 September 2015 5:20 pm

Like so many of the conjoined twins Dr Ben Carson has skilfully separated, Islam the monotheism, compatible with democracy, and…

How to save Islam from the Islamists

17 January 2015 9:00 am

It’s time to reclaim Islam from the Islamists

Islamic diary

6 December 2014 9:00 am

Australia originally appeared to me in the form of a boyfriend. A fellow student brought him home one evening without…

Taki: High life

20 July 2013 9:00 am

I am about to leave for karate camp in Thun, Switzerland, four days of double sessions lasting one hour and…