The humiliating treatment handed out to Iraqi prisoners of war by a handful of British soldiers last year was, and still is, a shameful disgrace. There are no two ways to look at the final result, it’s embarrassing and potentially dangerous for both Great Britain and the British...

I’ve always had a lot of respect for Julie Burchill. Her uncompromising opinions, stinging criticisms and fantastic use of the English language make for exiting and funny reading. I stopped reading the Guardian when she stopped writing for it, her hilarious critique of the...

Dave Fulton from the US was a high point in the line up at the Comedy Store in Leicester Square last night. His genuinely funny views on London living, the British and the Bush administration had everyone in complete stitches. A very politically correct Scottish woman the audience...

Okay, so it’s Valentines Day. The tabloids brim with pictures of blonde models in red underwear, holding roses in their mouths. The shops are full of people pushing and shoving their way to the till (Push pigs), clutching some crap for their partners to litter their homes...

I was utterly amazed on waking to the news this morning that people had spent hours queuing outside the new Ikea in Edmonton for the opening at midnight, not only that, but six of them where actually taken to hospital with heat exhaustion and crush injuries! Are people really willing...

Homage to Catalonia is George Orwell’s fascinating account of his part in the Spanish civil war. In a strikingly honest manner it details his basic training (or lack of it!), various theatres of warfare and the underpinning political factions involved. Unsurprisingly it is...

It’s difficult to know from which angle to approach the Charles and Camilla announcement, recently I’ve taken to insults and abuse which achieves little apart from making me feel better in what is essentially a struggle that will probably never succeed. Don’t get...