Terminator: Is this George Osborne's vision of the future?

Osborne's vision of the future is worthy of a Terminator movie

Osborne must now be considered the most divisive chancellor in modern British political history

The night-time economy: At risk from over-zealous local councils?

Comment: How bureaucrats strangled the night-time economy

A thriving night-time economy is being killed off by police and local government

Miliband: Still refusing an EU referendum

Comment: Miliband has run out of excuses for opposing an EU referendum

With powers being sent to Scotland, Miliband can't keep refusing Brits a say on the EU

Bombing Isis: UK should be wary of its allies

Comment: Beware our allies against Isis

Our alliance with Saudi Arabia against Isis is symptomatic of the moral relativism and short-termism which defines our approach to the Middle East


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