Boris Johnson is living in the past | Harry Howard

Boris Johnson’s widely anticipated opening speech at this year’s Conservative Party Conference, his first as Foreign Secretary, was typical Boris-style; bombastic, laced with humour, and of course, a few concoctions thrown in. Given the environment in which he was making the speech: post-Brexit vote, post Iraq, post Blair, you would have thought that, since the […]

Peter Hitchens: Tories would guillotine the Queen in Trafalgar Square for power

Peter Hitchens has a very public persona; he is articulate, angry, and often at best abrasive in how he articulates his arguments. The phone rings, and my sense of trepidation builds – will the private Hitchens be a mirror image of the public version? He answers the phone and my fears are partly quashed; his […]