Wagwan with our language? As urban dialect takes over, IRAM RAMZAN says not all change is good

Wagwan with our beautiful language? As experts say an urban dialect is taking over, IRAM RAMZAN argues that not all change is good By Iram Ramzan For The Daily Mail Published: 00:48 BST, 16 June 2022 | Updated: 08:51 BST, 16 June 2022 Wagwan, mandem. I ain’t chirpsing, though you do look peng. Confused? You’re … Read more

ANDREW PIERCE: Edward Leigh is silent on Pope’s ‘Putin altar boy’ jibe 

ANDREW PIERCE: Edward Leigh is silent on Pope’s ‘Putin altar boy’ jibe By Andrew Pierce for the Daily Mail Published: 01:52 BST, 23 May 2022 | Updated: 02:25 BST, 23 May 2022 Good Catholics like to take their lead from the Pope. So one might have expected Tory grandee Sir Edward Leigh to have publicly … Read more

DANIEL JOHNSON : Rise of the Left, and blunders Down Under that Boris Johnson must learn from

Back in December 2020, Brexit talks were stalling and an ‘Australia-style’ no-deal between Britain and the EU loomed. That was when Boris Johnson was overheard whistling the Aussie ballad Waltzing Matilda in the corridors of No 10. In the event, of course, a deal was signed – and the Prime Minister focused his attentions elsewhere … Read more

Is Germany’s leader so soft on Russia because he’s an ex-Marxist, asks historian DR HUBERTUS KNABE 

Dr Hubertus Knabe says that when he first wrote about Scholz’s youthful collaboration with leading GDR functionaries, several German media outlets refused to publish the revelations Senior politicians from all over the Western world have visited Ukraine in recent weeks. Boris Johnson took part in one of the most memorable foreign visits of his prime … Read more

Our cherished unity has never seen such threat, says ex-Northern Ireland Secretary JULIAN SMITH

There is no disguising the historic importance of this election result for Northern Ireland and the UK as a whole. For we now have two parts of the UK where political parties avowedly dedicated to its break-up hold the whip hand. In Scotland the SNP, which wants independence, consolidated its power last week. And in … Read more

HENRY DEEDES on the Ukraine crisis and Boris Johnson’s threat of tougher sanctions

The clownish actors tried auditioning for weightier roles at last: HENRY DEEDES on the Ukraine crisis and Boris Johnson’s threat of tougher sanctions By Henry Deedes for the Daily Mail Published: 22:42 GMT, 25 January 2022 | Updated: 22:50 GMT, 25 January 2022 Lunchtime in the Commons and all of a sudden there came a … Read more

STEPHEN DAISLEY argues that Tony Blair deserves his knighthood

Despite big errors we can’t ignore his successes: STEPHEN DAISLEY argues that Tony Blair deserves his knighthood By Stephen Daisley For The Daily Mail Published: 23:39 GMT, 2 January 2022 | Updated: 00:14 GMT, 3 January 2022 This day was always going to come. Convention dictates that all prime ministers eventually join the Order of … Read more