Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
‘A’ level students Thomas Heath and Tom Marshall expose the Department for Education’s data-free approach to the impact of COVID-19 on learning
Brad Blitz and Alexandra Lewis explain how Russia’s mass deportation of Ukrainians is not an accident, but central to the ‘Ru.Lag’ – the Kremlin’s new form of political and economic control
Radical right-wing forces in France will not be buried by a second Macron presidency, says Shafi Musaddique
Is the Royal Family trapped by Britain's past or is the problem our inability to conceive of a social order without monarchy?
Thanks to managers at the BBC, the outgoing Kuenssberg repeated lies rather than challenging them, says former BBC journalist Patrick Howse
The Kremlin needs a permanent state of hybrid warfare in Europe to stop a global energy system transformation that will unravel Russia’s oligarchic fossil fuel economy
The Chancellor is debasing public standards and ethics in exactly the same way as his boss, argues Rachel Morris
The Prime Minister repeatedly lied to Parliament and the public about the lawbreaking that took place in his own house, reports Adam Bienkov
Professor Chris Painter sees Putin’s invasion of his neighbour as a major turning point in history, with the values of multilateralism and an activist state set to break the spell of Johnsonian politics
Thomas Perrett reviews Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement and how it affects the UK’s climate change commitments
The Chancellor told UK firms to cut ties with Russia – while his own family has kept hundreds of millions of pounds of shares in a company still operating in Moscow
CJ Werleman assesses the West's response to Russia and China's aggression and what this means for future global security
Otto English explores the Russian President's warped justifications for the invasion of Ukraine that should terrify us all
In his eagerness to whitewash British history, Clarkson didn’t do quite enough research to get his facts straight, says Brian Cathcart