Friday, 13 January 2017

Well, there you go. EU wants deal for easy access to the City

Honestly, I should be watching Bowie at the Beeb which is on BBC Four as I write. But I glanced at..

By Iain Martin


Friday, 13 January 2017

Tristram Hunt departure and by-election sets it up for UKIP

Wow. The resignation of Tristram Hunt as an MP (he’s quitting to become the director of the V&A museum) is..

By Iain Martin


Friday, 13 January 2017

Nicola Sturgeon exclusive: first draft of her new Daily Record column

It has been revealed that Scotland’s First Minister is to pen (*) a new column for the Scottish tabloid newspaper..

By Iain Martin


Thursday, 12 January 2017

Contrast Donald Trump with Harry Truman

The pain involved in watching a Donald Trump performance, such as the vulgar charade of a press conference held in New..

By Iain Martin


Thursday, 12 January 2017

Carney right. Brexit bigger risk to EU than the UK

The Governor of the Bank of England has caused some bafflement with his comment yesterday that Brexit is a bigger..

By Iain Martin


Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Trump outruns US media in history's maddest ever press conference

All journalists have had to sit through some mad or bad press conferences. My personal favourites were the ones when..

By Iain Martin


Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Buzzfeed blunder: Trump critics playing his game on fake news

In recent weeks a document alleging all manner of Russian chicanery involving Donald Trump has been circulating among American journalists...

By Iain Martin


Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Flip-flopping Sturgeon will have to hold another referendum

With a flourish, Scotland’s First Minister has taken a referendum off the table in 2017. Her announcement ‎has gained attention..

By Iain Martin


Monday, 9 January 2017

How does Dom Cummings know pundits are wrong if he doesn't read them?

Strategist Dominic Cummings has written another of his blogposts and this one is said to be more than 19,000 words long...

By Iain Martin