Friday, 23 February 2018

Kate Hoey is a voice that belongs in the wilderness

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By Walter Ellis


Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Boris the Healer: time for MPs to tell him where to stick it

So we are all to be friends now: Remainers and Leavers; pensioners and young people; North and South; rich and..

By Walter Ellis


Monday, 12 February 2018

Real people making real stuff makes the world go round, surely?

According to the FT’s Mehreen Khan, trade in data now creates more economic growth than trade in traditional goods. I..

By Walter Ellis


Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Martin Schulz as German foreign minister: a euro-fanatic and no friend to Britain

Do you remember the time when we were told that Germany would be on our side over Brexit? It wasn’t..

By Walter Ellis


Monday, 29 January 2018

For God's sake, Mrs May, when will you make an end?

There are some stories that simply do not resonate with the public. It doesn’t matter how true they are, they..

By Walter Ellis


Friday, 26 January 2018

The price of art in the modern world

Andrew Marr is regularly in the news for the political interviews he broadcasts each Sunday morning on his eponymous television show. And..

By Walter Ellis


Thursday, 25 January 2018

Presidents Club gave giving a bad name

Can charity ever be a dirty word? We all know the phrase, “you’re only saying that out of charity,” but..

By Walter Ellis


Friday, 19 January 2018

Macron reminds us what a real leader looks like

Something important happened this week in France that had nothing to do with the Bayeux tapestry, frontier controls at Calais..

By Walter Ellis


Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Britain needs a serious kick up the arse

There are times in every nation’s life when things turn bad, then get steadily worse. France in the 1930s; Germany..

By Walter Ellis