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A Soviet Spy Who Fooled The British Queen

15.06.2017

In the 60s of the last century in Great Britain there was a lawsuit in which the Queen of Great Britain opposed Mr Lonsdale - a Russian scout and a successful entrepreneur.

The General Election: Where to Go Next

13.06.2017

Since yesterday, I have changed my mind about the result of the General Election. Or I may have changed it. Yesterday, I was ready to suggest a National Government as the only alternative to chaos. That may still be desirable – but not yet.

The Council House Smoking Ban

18.05.2017

I used to do a lot of radio and television. In the past few years, I have largely given up. The BBC no longer pays for appearances, instead expecting its contributors to drive to London or to remote studios for the love of being broadcast.

On Ingratitude: A Reply to David Webb

09.05.2017

To the question of whether Europeans owe anything to Britain the answer, I agree, is most certainly yes.  As to whether Britons owe anything to Continental Europeans, the answer is surely an even more resounding yes.  That is not to attenuate Brit