We must be not so foolish as to vindicate the Wahhabi contention that you can’t be a good Muslim and a patriotic citizen of a liberal democracy.
Also: Alliance attacks unionist pact and bids for pro-Union voters; rocky start for Plaid Cymru’s campaign; and Northern Ireland awaits judgement in ‘gay cake’ case.
Iran’s regime has more values in common with America than Egypt’s or Saudi Arabia’s.
My work with whistleblowers in this Parliament, especially those who work in the NHS, has helped to taught me that integrity is more important than institutions.
And: When we’ll need a Tory Leader Designate. Does Liam Fox last One Minute? In memory of Anthony Garner. Plus: Cable – not as cheerful as he looks.
A Candidate’s Diary: Seething resentment. Bitterness. The risk of a beating. It’s my Association Bridge Night.
Keep going. Only six more weeks in the asylum.
Also: Sturgeon faces revolt over all-women shortlists; unionist pact in four Northern Irish constituencies; and AMs introduce new Welsh language measures.
From Reggie to Dessie: “Lynton had a seizure on hearing the news, and spent 24 hours in one of those restraining units”
The aftershock of Cameron’s bombshell. Plus: Two Bobs and the slivovitz. John Hayes in a Wheelie Bin. And: Richard III – Vaz’s part in his downfall.
Today would have been my dad’s 65th birthday. His work reveals new wonders of the world to me even in his absence.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: In Farage’s Britain, it would be legal to discriminate against me on the grounds of race
Welfare, skills and immigration policy require deep thought and serious long-term reform rather than angry slogans.
Plus: Two policemen’s child abuse claims. Lamb for LibDem leader. Osborne for the Foreign Office. And: why won’t Waterstones stock more copies of Farage’s book?
Modern Britain is witnessing the defeat of embarrassment. And for some it has proved fatal.
Daniel Hannan MEP: Scowl, and you’ll help to lose the EU referendum. Smile, and you’ll help to win it.
Reflecting people’s gripes back at them will take you only so far. To get further, you must also offer something better.
Also: Ofcom deem UKIP a ‘major party’ in Wales; Murphy’s ratings slump as he fails to stop Labour collapse; and Crabb denies that Wales is underfunded.
On a recent trip there, I saw first-hand the frighteningly powerful, intrusive state.