Boris Johnson has railed against the ‘nanny state’, yet he now finds himself ordering people to stay in their houses
There is room for different interpretations of the data
Arguably no other country in the last half a century has undergone such a wholescale transformation of its national character than the British
An Italian study published yesterday suggests that between 50 percent and 75 percent of those infected show no symptoms
Failure to act decisively now would levy a much bigger toll
In the corner of your mind, keep alive the small, flickering flame of suspicion
I have felt worse than this, but not often
If the UK gets it wrong, then the nature of the relationship between the citizen and the state will be changed for at least a generation
Will the Wigan MP be the one to change the opposition party?
Their initial strategy would likely have resulted in 250,000 deaths as the infections would overwhelm intensive care
Someone once summarized the main Jewish festivals in three sentences. ‘They tried to destroy us. We survived. Let’s eat’
Why isn’t the UK doing what so many other countries are doing?
The 5G deal is putting the UK-US trade deal in jeopardy
As with terrorism, it’s often not the thing that has the potential to do damage, but the reaction to the thing
Why are we making ourselves dependent on a country, China, which is not far short of being our enemy?
Brexit means the world of regulation is about to face drastic changes
Unpacking the UK’s opening position
For the moment they are on opposing pathway
One of the great mysteries of Ireland is how a people famous for remembering everything can have forgotten so much
The EU and the UK are set for a bad-tempered first few meetings
The Brexit celebrations on January 31 disguised the fact that, in practical terms, nothing changed the next day
What could a permanent foreign and security alliance between Britain and France look like?
The Tories must make some progress if they want to win re-election
Inside the jihadi jails...