‘Standing silently during national anthem’ ousts ‘being Scottish’ from the top of the Daily Mail faux outrage league table, whilst doing unspeakable things to pigs fails to make the top 100

The Daily Mail’s annual faux outrage league table has been published with ‘anger at someone standing silently in a respectful manner during the national anthem’ going straight in at number one among a top 100 list of things you should get really, really cross about. It knocks ‘somebody being Scottish’, which topped the 2013 and…

Labour leadership contest still has 12 years to run

There has been widespread public dismay at the news that the Labour leadership contest still has 12 years left to run. The contest, which will select the person who party members deem will stand the best chance of losing general elections, started a number of decades ago, well before some of the candidates were born.…