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Peter Wilby was editor of the Independent on Sunday from 1995 to 1996 and of the New Statesman from 1998 to 2005. He writes the weekly First Thoughts column for the NS.
Even if half the planet’s population were burning, the global heating deniers would still blame a left-green conspiracy.
We are as guilty as the Chinese over emissions.
The Labour leader’s complaints about “meejah bias” may seem like special pleading, but let’s admit that he has a point.
Eh? Shouldn’t something about a virgin’s womb be there?
The family of Jack Merritt stated that “he believed in redemption… not revenge”.
Voters no longer believe that governments can achieve large-scale change.
In as little as 20 years, Venice will be uninhabitable and many of its greatest treasures lost.
Lebanon-born Roula Khalaf is set to succeed Lionel Barber at the paper.
The Conservatives’ secret is that they never allow a rival on the right or centre right to gain traction.
Once respected for its wide-ranging news coverage, the Telegraph became a sectarian, propagandist rag under the Barclays.