National Comment

CLASH OF COMMENTS: Should former Prime Ministers speak out over Brexit?

YES – Connor Drake So, as we all know Theresa May’s government seems hell-bent on taking the country out of…

Experts: not perfect but better than nothing

Gove had a point when he lambasted the faulty predictions of experts, but they remain the best guide we have to the future

Copeland defeat condemns an incapable Labour leader

After its historic defeat in Copeland, the Labour party needs a rethink

‘Moonlight’ must mean more than the Academy’s errors

Our focus should be on film not controversy

Fashion Week’s facade of equality is so last season

Although it tries to be inclusive, London Fashion Week is behind the trend

Without a free press, Trump gets a free pass

For a democracy to function, leaders cannot brand the press as fake simply because they do not like what is being published

UKIP have fallen from eminence to irrelevance

After the defeat of the party in Stoke Central, UKIP’s future in a post-Brexit Britain looks increasingly uncertain

Hillary Clinton: fighting for what’s right is worth it

Oscar Bentley looks back on Hillary Clinton’s election loss and Donald Trump’s ascension

CLASH OF COMMENTS: Is violence against fascists a serious issue?

YES – Chloe Kent Meet Richard Spencer: figurehead of the alt-right movement, with a haircut snatched straight from the Peaky…

Britain must invest more to modernise national defence

The caricature of rusty Russian warships is now more suited to Britain

Tory cuts: putting politics before the NHS

The Tories are neglecting the needs of the people and presiding over the destruction of the NHS for political gain

Berkeley Riots put the violence back into US politics

Rioting in response to Milo Yiannopoulos and the right wing is foolish, despicable, and totally inneffective