Monday, 15 May 2017

Reaction event: tickets for Michael Gove and Stewart Wood on Britain beyond Brexit

Tired of the endless election campaign media ding-dong in which politician Y says that politician X is terrible? Zzzzzzzz. Want..

By Iain Martin


Sunday, 14 May 2017

Why Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP are unravelling so rapidly

There was a time, not that long ago, when all Nicola Sturgeon had to do to win rave reviews south of..

By Iain Martin


Friday, 12 May 2017

A worrying week, pivotal in British history, as the Tories move away from the market

The opening phase of this weird election could not have gone better for Theresa May’s team. Even if the remarkable..

By Iain Martin


Thursday, 11 May 2017

What to watch out for as Britain goes back to the 1970s

Younger readers may be confused or worried by news that Britain is about to go back to the 1970s. Both..

By Iain Martin


Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Launching today: Reaction tours of Brexit Britain for the American tourist

The New York Times, sorry the failing New York Times as President Trump calls it, has been mocked for offering..

By Iain Martin


Sunday, 7 May 2017

Emmanuel Macron wins by a landslide, ruining Nigel Farage's evening

Emmanuel Macron is to be the new President of France. His victory was followed by a rather odd TV appearance..

By Iain Martin


Sunday, 7 May 2017

The SNP and Nicola Sturgeon can't process the thought they've stalled or are on the slide

There usually comes a point in the cycle of power when strength becomes weakness, when the qualities that first made a..

By Iain Martin


Saturday, 6 May 2017

Either Labour reconciles itself to Brexit or it disappears down the plughole of history

When I first wrote a while ago that the Conservative party should consider seeking knighthoods for Jeremy Corbyn and his..

By Iain Martin


Thursday, 4 May 2017

In defence of Dunkirk and British amateurism

I am whistling the theme to the Dambusters as I write this, obviously. There’s something in the air after Mrs..

By Iain Martin