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September 2014
'The next few months will test David Cameron's nerve, as Britain plays its part in defending Western civilisation from Mitteleuropa to Mesopotamia'
 
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July/August 2014
‘I wonder whether people would take Pastor Martin Niemöller's poem seriously in a version beginning "First they came for the tombola . . ."?'
 
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September 2014
‘Inclusiveness is a nice slogan for a campfire sing-along. It is obscene when it becomes a bystander's excuse for inaction as evil occurs'
 
 
July/August 2014
‘Yes, net mortgage debt has increased in the last few years. But no, reports of a boom are unjustified and wrong'
 
 
June 2013
‘Temporarily withdrawing from the human rights convention in order to deport Abu Qatada would be absurd’
 
 
March 2014
Abortion is a subject which never goes away and the arguments remain fundamental — a woman's right to choose versus a child's right to life, as each side would advance their case. And yet the technical and clinical
 
 
June 2014
The state is crowding out private funding of scientific research
 
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September 2014
‘There is a much better way of reducing the deficit than austerity: get the economy to grow'
 
 
September 2014
‘From time to time, it can be productive to think freely about government across party lines’
 
 
January/February 2011
Life in Birmingham as a vicar’s wife opened our Mole’s eyes to what has become of Britain’s second city
 
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September 2014
‘Do people know what Boris Johnson believes in? He slips and slides, whether on Islam or immigration’
 
 
September 2014
“Carnage on the beach because they have their Iron Dome.” For this read: “Not enough Jews dead!
 
 
September 2014
New mathematics prizes show the public that the subject is constantly renewing itself with new ideas

 
 
September 2014
Is an aptitude for mathematics really an advantage?
 
 
September 2014
The spumante that lured Caesar
 
 
April 2014
It gets to the point doesn't it — where you're trying to "do the right thing", whatever that may be. Lead a decent, middle-class life — and yet somehow whatever you do, it's morally wrong. You know? It's
 
 
September 2014
Revisiting the unsurpassed TV glories of The Forsyte Saga
 
 
July/August 2011