Also: Northern Irish civil service plan fresh tranche of cuts; and devolved health services miss performance targets.
It isn’t just the weather that’s depressing and drab.
Don’t mistake brutality for stupidity – the extremists’ leaders are politically cunning. Understanding that is key to defeating them.
But Labour just don’t get it. Despite all the evidence in favour of marriage, they’d prefer that Government remained indifferent.
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Plus: Exam results – my story. The BBC’s hypocrisy over Janice Atkinson. And my great-uncle, killed in action ten days before the end of World War One.
Howard Jacobson’s new novel illuminates events in Sainsbury’s last weekend.
Also: Gaddafi’s ex-spymaster offers to reveal IRA connexions; and Welsh Tories double down on grammar schools.
Getting YouTube to take down some terrorist videos is not an adequate response to a generational threat.
The deceased actor was a genius, capable of tragedy as well as comedy. That’s why I wanted him to take on one of the great Shakespearian roles.
And: Clegg – where is he? Simmonds – what’s he on? ISIS: they have no Islamic state and we should bomb them. Plus: The new peerages – on the whole, a mistake.
The grim reality is food banks would be the only kind of bank blossoming in an independent Scotland.
A mixture of regretful nostalgia for what is lost, and sunny optimism for what is to come lies at the heart of every Tory.
Also: Lib Dems duck joined-up grant reform by just giving Wales more money; anti-Israel petition for resignation of Glagow’s Tory councillor over flag tweet.
He cannot be both court jester and monarch: he will have to choose, and soon.