Margaret Thatcher

Former White House Insider Explains What Trump Did to Devastate ISIS

President Donald Trump is defeating terrorism by allowing the military to do its job and by combating extremist ideology, a former adviser to the …

Conservative View

Theresa May promises to negotiate a 'rapid' Brexit transition deal

• <b>Prime Minister seeks a "rapid" Brexit transition of around two years.</b>• <b><br>Theresa May says any transition would mirror current trading rules.</b>• <b><br>However, she insists Britain will seek to negotiate new trade deals during transition.</b>• <b><br>New immigrants will have to register with the Home Office.</b><p>LONDON — Theresa …

Brexit

Author explains history’s muzzle on powerful women. Removing it is up to you.

A much-publicized feature of Hillary Clinton’s London book tour in October was a sit-down with Mary Beard to talk about women’s public voices and the obstacles to female power. Beard, the erudite, energetic and jolly professor of classics at Newnham College, Cambridge, knows a lot about both these …

Entertainment

A second Brexit referendum will inspire Trump's opposition

Britain is a nation with character not prone to self-doubt. It is resolute and knows how to suffer silently when things go wrong.<p>Americans know this …

Donald Trump

Loveless loyalty to Theresa May comes at a price for the Tories

December 18, 2017<p>In 2017, Theresa May did not just flunk a general election of her own calling, she then misjudged her “victory” speech so much that …

Brexit

Brexit is not irreversible, but it must be Parliament's choice

The situation which the country faces today is a very different one from that which existed when the referendum was held in June 2016.<p>For me, the …

Brexit

Geert Wilders calls for Trump-style Muslim travel ban in Europe

Dutch Freedom party leader tells far-right gathering in Prague Europe should also turn back migrant boats like Australia<p>European countries should adopt Donald Trump-style travel bans to counter a wave of Islamisation supposedly sweeping the continent, the Dutch anti-immigrant politician Geert …

Geert Wilders

Readers' letters - December 12

As winter weather starts to worsen stand by your gran<p>Cold has been systematically killing our elderly people for more than 30 years from cold-related …

Manchester

BONOKOSKI: Who in Trudeau’s cabinet is destined for the high jump in 2018?

The House of Commons has now gone dark for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, and will not reopen until Jan. 29.So, the time is right to make New …

Bill Morneau

Vivienne Westwood Documentary Set for 2018

Sundance is set to celebrate a punk icon. Vivienne Westwood is the subject of a new Lorna Tucker-directed documentary that will debut at the festival …

Vivienne Westwood

Lucy honoured for Home Office work with MBE

A former Wiganer who has worked on the government’s front line since she was a teenager has been presented with an MBE by Prince Charles.

Manchester

'Leaving bus services to the free market has not worked' - Burnham to shake up Manchester's transport system

Andy Burnham is set to become the first of England’s executive metro mayors to take up new powers granted by Parliament to drive forward a major …

Manchester

Brexit Redo Is an Idea Whose Time Hasn't Come

It's easy to see why there's support for a second referendum. And why it would be unwise to have one.<p>The idea of rerunning the U.K.'s historic 52-to-48 percent 2016 vote to leave the European Union is understandably tempting for those in the 48-percent camp. Consider what's happened since: …

Brexit

We’ve come to expect science to solve problems—and that’s a problem

In a recent essay, Martin Rees, an astrophysicist and retired University of Cambridge professor, says he is certain that, for good or ill, we are coming upon the limits of human knowledge—a point at which computers could one day overtake us. The idea certainly taps into deep-seated fears about …

Big Ideas

Why Cutting the US Corporate Tax Rate Is Good Foreign Policy

When Ronald Reagan slashed tax rates in America in the 1980s, the obvious direct effect was more prosperity in America. But the under-appreciated …

Economics

The Secrets Of A Celebrity Photographer

Although not an A-lister himself, photographer Mr James Peltekian has partied with more major celebrities than, well… just about anyone. From …

Noel Gallagher

Theresa May Just Negotiated Away the United Kingdom

In the early hours of Friday morning, as British Prime Minister Theresa May was driven home from Downing Street to catch two hours of sleep ahead of …

Brexit

Feminists Join The War On Christmas

Feminists want you to ignore the religious meaning of your Christmas tree topper and make it about Hillary! Even though it’s been more than a year …

Conservative View

Bregrets? Why Britain has had few over Europe

December 12, 2017<p>Over a pint of Moretti in a favoured haunt of mine in the north-east of England, Frankie confesses he might have made the wrong …

Brexit

Samantha Fox claims she was held hostage until $100,000 ransom was paid in cash as she reveals dealings with Columbian drug cartels

Samantha Fox is proud to be what she calls one of Britain’s greatest exports.<p>The glamour girl turned international pop star says: “When my mum sent …

Beverly Hills

Why lack of sleep may be the greatest curable disease in the world

The number of health issues related to sleep pretty much trumps everything else, says director of The Centre for Human Sleep Science at Stanford<p>about …

Sleep

Sexual harassment seems to be deeply rooted within our culture, but women can change that

Sadly, sexual harassment seems to be deeply rooted within our culture. While many industries have taken their turn to investigate and terminate their …

John Conyers

FUREY: Canada’s conservative leaders are gearing up

Ontario, Alberta and Parliament Hill.<p>All governed by left-of-centre political leaders. All up for grabs in elections less than two years away.<p>These …

Andrew Scheer

Can a fresh Four Seasons compete with London’s ritziest hotel?

Opened this past summer, The Four Seasons at Ten Trinity Square is a newcomer on London’s hotel stage. How does it stack up to the 111-year-old Ritz? …

Lifestyle

White House tries to disprove Trump’s accusers

The White House on Tuesday fulfilled its promise to present “eyewitnesses” who could discredit claims made by women accusing President Trump of …

Donald Trump

The White House’s audacious new lie about the women accusing the president of sexual abuse

There is only one "eyewitness," and his story is a sham.<p>This morning, three women who have accused Trump of sexual assaulting them appeared on Megyn …

Liberal View

I’m a Pediatrician. Here’s What I Did When a Little Boy Patient Said He Was a Girl.

“Congratulations, it’s a boy!” Or, “Congratulations, it’s a girl!”<p>As a pediatrician for nearly 20 years, that’s how many of my patient relationships …

Conservative View

Science Shows People Respond to Stronger, Deeper Voices: How to Train Your Voice Like Margaret Thatcher and Obama

Voice establishes presence. Vocal variety establishes executive presence.<p>What do British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and President Obama have in common? They both used the power of their voices to boost their executive presence.<p>And no, I'm not just talking about their use of their platforms to …

Public Speaking

Senior Labour sources have told me how angry MPs are at Corbyn's Brexit stance. As a Lib Dem, I say it's time to take action

A leader who has done everything in their power to bring about a hard Brexit. A leader whose views on fundamental questions – such as how Britain …

Brexit

Tory bosses ‘hoping to persuade’ I’m A Celebrity winner Georgia Toffolo to run in next election

Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo may have been crowned Queen of the Jungle on Sunday night, after a stint on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here but now Tory …

Georgia Toffolo