Plus: Let’s have three bands of income tax. Red sky at night, my Shepherds delight. And: see you in Finchley tomorrow for my Conservative Mayoral Candidate Hustings.
Logic tells me there ought to be a negotiable compromise with the EU. Emotion makes me want to punch the Commission’s smug face.
Also: Northern Ireland welfare reform talks deadlock; Jones attacks reserved powers proposals as ‘pre-devolutionary’; and NI21 tragedy just won’t end.
The NRA have become caricature reactionaries, more like the big state than they care to admit.
Russian President has trapped himself in a self-destructive spiral of nationalist rhetoric, economic self-harm and military aggression.
Plus: Thither goes Harry Cole – to the Sun. Here comes Tim Montgomerie – on a diet. And: Tracey Crouch, sports mastermind.
Sometimes the agents of malintent in our world are in plain sight to all of us. But how to deal with them?
Daniel Hannan MEP: British jihadis and the Charleston murderer have more in common than they might like to admit
Telling British Muslims to rein in ISIS recruits would be as silly as telling white people to rein in the next Dylann Roof.
Also: Welsh doctors bullied for reporting concerns; Police Scotland to sell a quarter of its properties; opposition may block council reform in Wales.
From Reggie to Dessie: “She covered her face, not her privates – the former being more recognisable nationally.”
In which a Minister of State at the Department International Development wobbles past on a bicycle sporting only a panama hat in Yeomanry colours.
Islamist fanatics could consolidate control of the border on the Golan – threatening the massacre of a people with close ties to their fellow religionists on its other side.
Plus: Go, Corbyn, go! Go, Zac, go! Happy Birthday, IEA. Racism in America. Welfare in Britain. And: If Wellington had lost, we’d all be speaking French.
How can we Conservatives convince our fellows that free trade is compassionate? By standing up to those who abuse its power.
Also: SNP bid for Brexit veto rejected; Burnham and Kendall take their cases to Wales; and the Commons rejects full fiscal autonomy for Scotland.
Scotland’s drive to lower the voting age poses hard questions about the relationship between the rights and responsibilities of the citizen.