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How FHM readers lost their safe space

20 November 2015 13:32

‘A victory for feminism,’ came the cries this week, as news broke that FHM was to close after 20 years.…


George Osborne: Corbyn is not the cause of Labour’s problems

6 October 2015 15:14

George Osborne was interviewed by Kath Viner, editor of The Guardian, this afternoon and offered some interesting thoughts on Jeremy Corbyn.…

Not content with her LinkedIn furore, Charlotte Proudman has now attacked Jonathan Sumption. Image: PA

That LinkedIn photograph has served Charlotte Proudman very well, hasn’t it?

24 September 2015 15:47

Gosh, she’s done well out of notoriety, has Charlotte Proudman. After emerging from entire obscurity after outing an older male…

Sorry to inflict this photo of the ghastly 'Blair Babes' on you

Corbyn wins: a delicious humiliation for the liberal Left

12 September 2015 13:06

The groans that must be coming from the newsrooms of the Guardian and the BBC right now! With a descant…

Aylan Kurdi and his brother Galip. Photograph: Twitter

Sharing a photo of a dead Syrian child isn’t compassionate, it’s narcissistic

3 September 2015 11:48

Have you seen the dead Syrian child yet? Look at his lifeless body. His head buried in the sand. His sad, resigned…

David Plane

Guardian journalist enjoys wild night on David Cameron’s private jet

31 July 2015 15:28

With the newspapers frequently filled with tales of former public schoolboys misbehaving abroad, Mr S was unsurprised to hear reports that a…

Katie Hopkins seen leaving the ITV Studios after an appearance on 'Loose Women' on February 9, 2015 in London, England.

Jon Ronson is wrong — Katie Hopkins isn’t insane, damaged or weird

20 July 2015 18:13

Another conflict of interest and indeed of my mental state. I can think of no journalist I enjoy reading more…

UK Labour Party Leader ship Hustings

Is the Guardian about to endorse Jeremy Corbyn?

20 July 2015 12:34

Despite frequent claims from both sides of the political spectrum that Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn is ‘unelectable’, he has so…

Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger At The Edinburgh International Book Festival

Jonathan Aitken says farewell to Alan Rusbridger

12 June 2015 12:13

Sore heads over at the Guardian this morning after yet another leaving party for Alan Rusbridger. In what Mr S makes…

Alan Rusbridger shows off his 'sword of truth'

Alan Rusbridger and the Sword of Truth

10 June 2015 19:18

When Alan Rusbridger stepped down as the editor of the Guardian last month, there were emotional scenes at Guardian HQ…

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Tea is back on the menu at the Guardian

4 June 2015 17:13

Last week the Guardian‘s food police turned their attention to tea. After the publication declared war on HP sauce in January,…

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Five things we’ve learnt from the Guardian’s profile of Ed Miliband’s campaign

4 June 2015 10:07

Ed Miliband’s general election campaign was clearly dysfunctional, but now we have an insight into just how bad it was. The Guardian’s political editor Patrick Wintour…

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Do Google and Facebook threaten the free press?

20 May 2015 12:50

What are newspapers for? The answer, of course, is not just to tell us what’s going on and explain the…

Photograph: Daniel Jackson

Obesity isn’t a ‘disease’, whatever the American Medical Association may think

15 May 2015 11:30

This week, The Guardian informed us, a study revealed the ‘scale of the British public’s denial about weight problems’. Data…


Charles’s ‘spider letters’: The Guardian falls for the pseudoscience of graphology

13 May 2015 18:23

The Prince of Wales’s ‘spider letters’ are out today – his letters to government ministers written or annotated in his distinctive…

Cameron's mood must be improving (Image: Getty)

Has the Guardian just called it for Cameron?

3 May 2015 16:34

The Guardian/Observer website is running with this story headed ‘Britain set to face weeks of political paralysis after election poll’.…

Ed Miliband Unveils Labour's NHS Rescue Plan

Thick of It writer ridicules Ed Miliband’s 8ft ‘policy cenotaph’

3 May 2015 11:16

Ed Miliband has woken up to ridicule this morning after the Guardian unveiled his latest election accessory. No longer content…


Tories six points ahead in new Guardian/ICM poll — but Ashcroft has the main parties tied

13 April 2015 16:00

The Guardian declared last Friday was ‘the day the polls turned’ — but they have turned again, it seems. ICM has released…

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Prince Charles letter: “There is a DIVINE Source which is ultimate TRUTH”

2 April 2015 11:03

I notice an online howl of anguish from a Kentucky professor of biology who faces demands from local evangelical Christians…

David Miranda questioned

Guardian editorship: Staff ballot revealed

13 February 2015 14:45

The names for the Guardian‘s staff ballot are in, and judging by the shortlist the publication could be close to following in…

In this photo illustration a man reads a copy of The Guardian newspaper on September 12, 2005 in London, England.

Why I may bail out the Guardian

11 February 2015 13:48

Here’s a preview of Rod Liddle’s column from this week’s Spectator, on the financial plight of The Guardian… One of…

Kingmaker? Perhaps not

Alan Rusbridger insists he will have no say on his successor at the Guardian

6 February 2015 13:15

The FT’s Lucy Kellaway likened the sycophantic Twitter response from Guardian journalists to Alan Rusbridger’s resignation as their editor to the…

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War of words: Alan Rusbridger vs Max Hastings

5 February 2015 9:02

To the fifth anniversary of Big Brother Watch, where Mr S joined David Davis and Alan Rusbridger in an apartment opposite Thames…


Should the Guardian apologise to David Cameron over orgasm blunder?

26 January 2015 13:19

Readers of the Guardian had cause to splutter into their tea this morning after one bright spark seemingly put the wrong…

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The Economist beats the Guardian to appoint its first female editor

22 January 2015 18:19

With the Guardian still to name their new editor-in-chief, the Economist has thrown down the gauntlet by appointing their first female editor. Zanny Minton Beddoes…