Friday, 22 March 2019

Justin Welby charts a bold new course for the Anglican Communion

Since becoming the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury in 2013 Justin Welby has been all action. He has needed to be...

By Mark Fox


Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Cameron and Clegg's idiotic reforms to parliament are making this crisis worse

Everyone at Westminster is very cross and very tired. Senses of proportion and perspective have been jettisoned in favour of..

By Mark Fox


Friday, 15 March 2019

Parliament is doing its job and it is a magnificent sight

As we stagger out of another week of Brexit drama, and before we stumble into the next one, let’s take..

By Mark Fox


Tuesday, 12 March 2019

A new Elizabethan Settlement is needed to sort out Brexit

Four Hundred and Sixty years ago this year the Elizabethan Settlement was born in “The Revolution 0f 1559”. Queen Elizabeth..

By Mark Fox


Thursday, 7 March 2019

Elegant Parisians can teach Londoners a thing or two about cycling etiquette

Paris is as beautiful as it is congested by traffic. Cars hoot, honk, and jostle their way through the crush...

By Mark Fox


Monday, 25 February 2019

No deal Brexit is a myth

Brexit is consuming Westminster politics. The big parties are fracturing in ways that were unforeseen. The gulf between government and..

By Mark Fox


Sunday, 17 February 2019

Return of a lost bear via the kindness of strangers on Twitter

At the weekend my household suffered a minor catastrophe. On route by train to visit a grandmother in Scotland one..

By Mark Fox


Friday, 15 February 2019

The BBC must save Andrew Neil for the nation

Andrew Neil, host of the BBC’s This Week, has announced he is to retire from hosting the weekly late-night political talk show...

By Mark Fox


Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Brexit: what on earth happens now?

As MPs woke up to another Brexit morning after a night before of unpredictable voting some things were becoming clearer,..

By Mark Fox