Sunday Times

Defending Independent Schooling!

Steve Spriggs | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK
Steve Spriggs

I want to muscle in on the latest playground scrap. After MP Matt Hancock suggested employers weed out privileged job applicants by asking them if they were privately educated, headteachers of some of Britain's top independent schools, including Eton and Westminster, have accused politicians - and the media that reported his thoughts so widely - of being "rude" about them.

Inquiry Ordered As Another Doping Scandal Rocks The Sporting World

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.04.2016 | UK

The Culture Secretary has called for an urgent investigation into the British anti-doping watchdog's apparent failure to investigate fresh claims that...

Gender Neutral - Isn't It Just a Return to a Proper Childhood?

Jo Heywood | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Parents
Jo Heywood

Last week, I spoke to the Sunday Times Education Editor about a story she was planning on 'gender neutral parenting'. The phrase itself - which I thin...

Oestrogen to Blame for Junior Doctors' Strike? This #ladydoc Begs to Differ

Rachel Clarke | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK
Rachel Clarke

The underlying cause of last week's strike is not, it turns out, chronic NHS underfunding, inadequate workforce planning, or constant inflammatory sniping from Jeremy "nuclear option" Hunt. No, it's the women like me who are first flooding our medical schools, then popping out babies with impunity, and finally abandoning our patients for a lazy part-timer's life.

Junior Doctors Have Hit Back At This 'Sexist' Sunday Times Column With #likealadydoc

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK

Hundreds of junior doctors on Monday hit back at a column that appeared to blame women for the battle over changes to medics' contracts and last week'...

Ex-Tory MP 'Wriggling Like A Fish On A Hook' Judge Says

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK

A former Tory MP's attempt to defend himself in court has been called dishonest by a judge, who said he was "wriggling like a fish on a hook" while tr...

'Misogynist' George Galloway Calls Times Journalist 'Philip Seymour Hoffman In A Wig'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK

George Galloway has been called a misogynist for saying a journalist, who wrote a stinging piece about him, looked like "Philip Seymour Hoffman in a w...

Corbyn Government Could Face Coup, Army General Warns

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.09.2015 | UK Politics

There have been plenty of offbeat predictions following Jeremy Corbyn’s election as leader of the Labour party. Yet the most threatening came on Sun...

Athletics In First Ever Drugs Storm - Er, Hardly!

Gordon Bryan | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK Sport
Gordon Bryan

August 2015, and the Sunday Times newspaper has run a big story, claiming that a database of blood tests from over 12,000 athletes shows 5,000 results which are suspicious. So, is this the first drugs crisis to hit athletics..? Hardly.

Row Breaks Out Over Claims That Leaked Edward Snowden Documents Have Been 'Cracked'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.06.2015 | UK

A row has broken out over claims that UK spies had to be withdrawn after Russia and China managed to decode information in files leaked by Edward Snow...

Guy Martin's 180mph Boast Lands C4 Presenter In Police Probe

PA | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK

Police are investigating claims made by television presenter Guy Martin that he reached speeds of 180mph on open roads while reviewing an Aston Martin...

Newspaper Finally 'Vindicated' Over Cameron Cash For Access Story

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Politics

The Sunday Times has claimed to have been "completely vindicated" over a court ruling on a story that accused a Tory party treasurer of offering acces...

King Abdullah's Message to Al-Qaeda and ISIS: Don't Mess with Jordan

Nehad Ismail | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK
Nehad Ismail

The otherwise taciturn King has emerged suddenly as a terrifying foe to organized terror.

Who's Less Popular, Clegg Or Miliband? Guess Again...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband's approval rating has dropped to an all-time low, according to a YouGov survey for The Sunday Times. It found just 18% of voters though...

No Campaign Responds To Shock Scottish Independence Poll

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Politics

A shock Scottish independence poll that put the Yes campaign in the lead is a "wake up call" to those fighting to keep the UK together, its leader has...

Trojan Horse Schools Tried To Cover Up Activities, According To Damning Report

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK

Schools investigated by officials looking into an alleged takeover plot by hard-line Muslims attempted to cover up their activities, according to damn...

Labour Accuse Theresa May Of Breaking Ministerial Code

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK

Labour has stepped up pressure on the Government over the feud between Michael Gove and Theresa May by accusing the Home Secretary of breaching the mi...

May To Be Called Before Commons Committee Over Gove Row

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK

Theresa May will be called before a Commons committee for questioning over her "unseemly" row with Education Secretary Michael Gove about tackling ext...

EFA Finds Evidence That Birmingham Academy Has Been Turned Into Islamic Faith School

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK

An investigation at a highly-rated academy into an alleged school takeover plot by hard-line Muslims found governors had effectively turned it into a ...

'Pointless, Distracting And Arbitrary'

PA | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has pledged to block any fresh attempts to curb immigration from the European Union, insisting "this is where we draw the line". The Dep...

SOS: Save Our Selfie

Sunday Times | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Politics

When Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the Danish prime minister, took a photograph of herself with Barack Obama and Cameron at the Nelson Mandela memorial serv...

Tim Yeo dropped as Tory MP by local party

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Politics

Tim Yeo is said to be "considering his options" after being dropped by his constituency party. The Tory MP is fighting for his political career aft...

The Qatar Question - Has Fifa Been Even More Short-Sighted Than First Anticipated?

Ashley Khossousi | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK Sport
Ashley Khossousi

It's almost guaranteed that the run-up to 2022 will be a treacherous minefield of political and social issues. Post-Brazil 2014 will be an ongoing fight for Fifa to regain its credibility and it's not going to be won too easily.

Lance's Latest Doping Headache

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached a settlement with The Sunday Times who he sued for a £1 million over an article suggesting he was using...

Ned Simons

David Cameron Told By Tories To Say Sorry To Peter Cruddas

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron and the Conservative Party should apologise to the former party Treasurer, Peter Cruddas, for the way he was treated following allegatio...