UK politics

Game-changing

11 May 2013 9:00 am

In the days when we had bottles of milk delivered, some tits discovered how to peck through the foil tops…

The arts, the Ancient Greeks and Maria Miller

4 May 2013 9:00 am

The Culture Secretary, Maria Miller, has said the arts world must make the case for public funding by focusing on…

Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, by Charles Moore, and Not for Turning, by Robin Harris - review

4 May 2013 9:00 am

It is a measure of Lady Thatcher’s standing that her death has been followed not only by the mealy-mouthed compliments…

A rare mood of unity descends on the Conservatives

27 April 2013 9:00 am

The idea that ‘loyalty is the Conservative party’s secret weapon’ was always dubious. Benjamin Disraeli, for instance, made his name…

My battle with Britain's mean, ineffective immigration system

27 April 2013 9:00 am

‘Controlling immigration’ means being rude to foreigners — as I found out

A woman apart

16 September 2009 12:00 am

Anticipate the demise of Gordon Brown.