UK Politics

Red Flags Flying Over Parliament Square

The tumultuous day Jeremy Corbyn was crowned Labour leader

Corbyn’s Rise Makes Cameron Redundant

The new Labour leader’s far-left politics mean the Conservatives no longer need to play Blairite games. The modernisers’ days are over

No, Jeremy: Politics Is All About Borders Now

By electing a far-left internationalist, Labour has failed to listen to the hopes and fears of its core voters on immigration and welfare

The Age Of Cult Politics

New media technologies allow us to listen only to those we agree with. Journalists must fight that tendency

Advance Of The Antediluvians

Like the Gadarene swine, the Left are hurtling toward destruction

Comprehending Corbyn

"Jeremy Corbyn is a polite, decent and evidently sincere man encumbered by lunatic beliefs. On BBC Question Time he attributed the beach massacre in Tunisia to 'austerity'"

How Jeremy Corbyn’s Coup Hijacked Labour

Tony Blair has discredited Blairism, enabling a far-left ideologue to gain control of the party despite his grotesque worldview

Corbyn’s Signpost Back To The Ghetto

The Labour leadership candidate's new young supporters are naive, but his political opponents are intellectually lazy

Mr Gove, Here Is Our Statute of Liberty

The European Convention is no longer fit for purpose. It is time for the Lord Chancellor to enshrine our freedoms in British law

Ditch Ed Miliband’s Crazy Energy Legacy

The costly and impractical Climate Change Act was nodded through by a lazy Commons and has been rendered obsolete by the oil price collapse

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"