Today’s Edition – 5th October 2023
In every respect, the shabby Manchester assembly proclaimed the imminent demise of the Tories as a political force.
Where have all the Tory men gone? Either exhausted or hunting for new jobs for when they lose the election.
This week on the Reaction Podcast, Iain Martin is joined by Mick Ryan, leading strategist and retired major general from the Australian Army.
A rare calm between storms in French politics is allowing Macron’s competition to plot their next move.
In just two days time, Scottish voters in the Rutherglen and Hamilton West Constituency will cast their vote in a crunch by-election.
Expectations of the Conservatives are low, almost despairing – hence the flat atmosphere in Manchester.
The tiffy interactions between the players and the crowd at the Ryder Cup provided much unintentional comedy.
To fight crime, we need to give youngsters a proper route to socialisation. And the family is the most powerful social antibiotic.
The channel’s managers need to find a better balance between respectable recruits and the lunatic wing it courts.
The West Yorkshire market town of Ossett is not alone in facing a crime wave in which a majority of the culprits are of school age.
Those buying electric as their main car with their own money are a very small minority.
Yet more delays prove that Clyde shipbuilding is well and truly dead.
Rapid and rising migration is driven by climate change, poverty, and conflict. A sharp reduction in these three push factors is not on the horizon.
A heady cocktail of internal disagreements and dud figures is the last thing Humza Yousaf needs leading up to next week.
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American composer Jake Heggie’s masterpiece raises monumental issues – but will it rise to the challenge of the Lincoln Center?
Since the turn of the century, it’s been fascinating to observe how common singular nouns have – for no apparent reason – become plural.
Giga Watt turns his eye from energy to military history.
Negotiating with London landlords has long been fraught but in the past year, the market has become unmanageable – and not just in the capital.
This performance reminded one of a phrase from the ruthless Glasgow Alhambra: “Couldn’t act for toffee.”
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