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Peter Hitchens is proud of his enemies. Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams once called for him to be 'decommissioned' and Tony Blair told him to 'sit down and stop being bad'. Read more from the man everyone has an opinion about

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George Orwell's 'Homage to Catalonia' Revisited

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:18:38 +0000

What does it mean to say that you have ‘read’ a particular book? How much of it can you actually remember? How much of it has entered your mind at a deep level, so that it will always be part...

An Interview about Laxatives, the EU, religion and laws about clothes

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:24:22 +0000

Some readers may find this interview interesting. Others may not.

Why I mistrust too much anger in politics

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:45:19 +0000

I mistrust too much anger in politics. A bit is all right, especially when the other side are telling lies or refusing to listen. But not too much. And not too much self-righteousness either, please. None of us is right...

MPs *were* told the Referendum was not binding

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:16:15 +0000

I pointed out - to cries of incredulity - before the Referendum that there was no indication that its result would bind Parliament. I suggested this might offer opportunities for those who wished to stay in the EU to frustrate...

An appearance on the Marr Show press review

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:02:43 +0000

.....begins a few minutes into this Subjects include the EU and Syria.

We crushed the Remainers... now we must be kind to them

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 01:55:14 +0000

This is Peter Hitchens’s Mail on Sunday column Do you really think anyone in this deeply divided country has a mandate to go hell-for-leather for full immediate exit from the EU, regardless of costs and consequences? I don’t. I think...

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Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:34:59 +0000 40 minutes into this programme, my participation in the newspaper review on BBC Radio 4's 'Broadcasting House' last Sunday, topics include Fidel Castro, Pubnk Rock, tennnis, airline saftey instructions and leather trousers

A Debate on Grammar Schools at Warwick University...

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:51:22 +0000

....tomorrow evening, Thursday December 1st

A Murmuration of Starlings on a frozen afternoon on Otmoor

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:05:30 +0000

On days such as Tuesday was in Oxfordshire, I find it hard to understand how anyone can prefer the sweaty, oppressive heat of summer to the exhilarating cold, crystalline clear air and brilliant light and colours of an English winter...

A discussion with Tariq Ali about Cuba

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:28:56 +0000

For the next few weeks here you can see ( at about 30 minutes into the programme) a discussion between me and Tariq Ali on BBC Newsnight about the Castro issue