The ridding of May

Everyone’s having a Sunday morning say on it but perhaps we should consider these: We’re talking about the confidence vote there, not the leadership challenge. Now to the latter: All right, let’s say the 48 letters arrive and the vote…

England and Britain

This is written in response to reader Toodles bringing it up the other day but also for our other non-Brit/Englanders. The confusion is because so many have got the wrong end of the stick or have local colouring to their…

Tommy and Trump marches today

“[Those] attending a ‘Welcome Trump’ protest on Saturday will march from the US Embassy in Nine Elms to Whitehall, where organisers say they intend to join a ‘free Tommy Robinson’ rally.” Tweets*: Pretty Massive Turnout at #FreeTommy Rally pic.twitter.com/asnol7GG43 — The…

Skilful Deflection?

‘I’m not going to stand here and b***h about the police – but I will b***h about the government and the cuts,’ Mr Phillips said. Really? Then congratulations, Mr Phillips, you’ve been played. Cuts have nothing to do with this,…

Bug Or Feature?

  Last month, the home secretary, Sajid Javid, said that EU nationals would be asked to answer “three simple questions” in an online form to continue living in the UK once it has left the EU. Applicants will be asked…