Alan Cochrane

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Saturday, 17 October 2020

Tales of Peregrine: an Editor like no other

When I joined the Sunday Telegraph in 1986, after leaving the Daily Express, my appointment had been handled by two …

By Alan Cochrane

Monday, 12 November 2018

Arrogant Macron's handling of Armistice was a mistake

It is entirely inappropriate, I daresay, to compare and contrast the events designed to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice …

By Alan Cochrane

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Sorry for your boring election

This thought has not occurred to me very often in the 20-odd years since I swapped covering Westminster politics for …

By Alan Cochrane

Monday, 27 February 2017

Alex Salmond and SNP banned the press long before Trump ever did

The holier than thou sneer, sadly, comes easily to many of our politicians when they see things of which they’re …

By Alan Cochrane

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Top marks for Theresa May bringing back grammar schools

Privately educated Nicky Morgan claims her former boss Theresa May’s planned grammar school revolution is “weird”. Really? In case you …

By Alan Cochrane

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

SDP Mark II: Labour has to split

Surely, and at long last, the moment of truth is near for the Parliamentary Labour Party. Yet again displaying their …

By Alan Cochrane

Monday, 5 September 2016

Don't panic. Scotland is not about to leave the UK

I know it is all hands to the pump when it comes to keeping Scotland in the Union but there …

By Alan Cochrane