The Times

The "Thunderer's" Gentler Side: 50 Years Of The Times Diary

Arnie Wilson | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Arnie Wilson

The Times newspaper was for many years also known as "The Thunderer" but for the last 50 years it has supplied a gentler, more light-hearted section i...

Billy Bragg Says Claims He's Ditched Jeremy Corbyn Are A 'Stitch-Up' By The Times

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK

Billy Bragg has accused The Times newspaper of “twisting” his words by implying he has withdrawn his backing for Jeremy Corbyn. The Times describe...

British Bosses Should Fear Their 'Credibility Gulf' With the Public

Tom Maddocks | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK
Tom Maddocks

Bosses need to work harder at learning to 'speak human,' sounding like real people who are dealing with the issues in a realistic way, being more honest about the problems they face, instead of simply repeating a series of 'key messages' in interviews while avoiding the tough questions.

Why No Mention of Hillsborough on Today's Front Page of The Sun?

Charlie Proctor | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK
Charlie Proctor

Yesterday, after twenty seven years, the families of those who died in the Hillsborough disaster were told that their fathers, sons, brothers and sisters were unlawfully killed on that unforgettable day in 1989

The Sun Gets Some Helpful Editorial Advice After Hillsborough Oversight

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Tuesday's biggest news was undoubtedly the verdict on the Hillsborough disaster, after an inquiry found that 96 Liverpool fans who died during the FA ...

Times Journalist Tweets Amid Paper's Hillsborough Front Page Row

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

A journalist from The Times has seemingly condemned his paper's failure to put the Hillsborough inquest verdicts on the front page, something the pape...

The Sun Relegates Hillsborough To Page 8, Outrage Ensues

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

The Sun has sparked anger by not mentioning the Hillsborough disaster inquest verdict on its front page, 27 years after its coverage accused fans of c...

Dr. House Sticks Up For Junior Doctors And Attacks Media's Strike Coverage

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK

The man behind one of the world's best-known TV doctors has derided a newspaper's coverage of Wednesday's junior doctors strike as "piffle". Hugh ...

7 People Who Definitely Weren't Invited To Rupert Murdoch's Wedding

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris & Chris York | Posted 05.03.2016 | UK

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall have celebrated their marriage in a private service at a Fleet Street church. Grey skies and a spattering...

Dirty Politics - Stand Up for What You Believe and Get Labelled a 'Tax Dodger'!

Charlie Mullins | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

No, truth is, whoever passed on details of a long-running and ongoing employment tribunal dispute, wanted me discredited and shut up, and also to send a warning to anyone else who was considering making any public statements on Europe to think long and hard before doing so.

The Times Embarrasses Sun Stablemate With Correction For 'Misleading' Poll Story

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK

The Times has embarrassed its News UK stablemate by issuing a correction for a "misleading" article it published about whether British Muslims had sym...

Our House, Our Rules

Toke Dahler | Posted 19.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Toke Dahler

The Times is under no obligation to publish every bigot with an opinion piece, and The Times are not suppressing free speech every time they choose not to push forward a 'controversial' agenda. When students' unions decide not to wear sombreros for a club night, they are not banning anything. They are not infringing on anyone's right to free speech.

Please Don't Ignore the Real Story Behind Nick Cave's Son's Death

Louise Ridley | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK
Louise Ridley

The inquest into Arthur's death reminds us of the same thing: this was not some shadowy death of a rock star's son, fated for tragedy because of his links to fame, but a heartbreaking experience of drugs by young, naive person.

Rebekah Brooks' First Day in the Office

Ian Kirby | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK
Ian Kirby

As News UK's new chief executive officer settles herself under her new desk at the Baby Shard it is a good time to ask which Rebekah Brooks started work today? Was it the flame haired networker of the early Noughties with a contact book to die for

M&S And WH Smith Under Fire For 'Morally Wrong' Hospital Prices

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

WH Smith and Marks & Spencer have been accused of taking advantage of sick patients and their loved ones by charging more for cards and flowers in hos...

'The Times' Review Of Cumberbatch's Hamlet Has Annoyed Pretty Much Everyone

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch’s first preview performance of ‘Hamlet’ has caused controversy after a spate of reviews were published two weeks ahead of t...

In Defence of 'Lazy' British Universities

Katie Beswick | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK
Katie Beswick

On Saturday, Dr Anthony Seldon, Master of the elite UK independent school Wellington College and newly appointed Vice Chancellor of Britain's first independent university, the University of Buckingham, accused British Universities of laziness.

Pillorying the Very People Working Hard to Maintain a Safe Service Should Be Beneath a Secretary of State

Cathy Warwick | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Politics
Cathy Warwick

This kind of language, pillorying the very people working hard to maintain a safe service, is bad enough when it appears in a shoddy piece of journalism, but should simply be beneath a secretary of state. I know I am not the only one who reacted in this way. A great many midwives and people working in and around our profession have been in touch to express similar thoughts.

Consider Evidence, Not Emotion or Off-The-Shelf Opinion, on 'Right to Die'

Baroness Ilora Finlay | Posted 29.05.2016 | UK
Baroness Ilora Finlay

I don't bulk-buy my opinions. I don't rely solely on emotion, polls of the general public or even the views of "people like me", to determine my position on where the balance of the law should rest. I consider the evidence.

The Press Hysteria Continues On Election Day

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Politics

Election day is upon us and, predictably, so are a number of hysterical front pages. The Mirror’s offer of a removal van for the Tories, alongsid...

Telegraph Peddles Giant Conspiracy Theory In Response To Accusations

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

The Daily Telegraph has blamed its own inability to cover stories that affect the newspaper’s marquee advertisers on a giant conspiracy to remove Da...

'Accidence Will Happen' - A Brilliant New Grammar Book for Anyone Who Loves English

Bill Coles | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Bill Coles

What is so insufferable about the sticklers is that they will brook no argument. They primly purse their mouths. They stop you mid-anecdote and then they trot out this mealy-mouthed line that they have been using for decades and decades: "I think you mean 'fewer' rather than 'less."

Page 3 - Not Dead, Merely Buried

Ian Kirby | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK
Ian Kirby

It may surprise some people, but the future of topless models is not that important an issue for the paper at the moment. It is in the middle of a series of massive criminal trials. The majority of its senior staff are in the dock over alleged payments to public officials.

8 Better Choices For 'Briton Of The Year' Than Nigel Farage

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

So this happened today... Despite all, The Times has named me Briton of the year. Attacks aside, I am grateful. Thank you.

A Cycling Revolution

Rae Duke | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rae Duke

My journey into this flourishing two-wheeled world was certainly eye opening. There is a whole cycling scene that I simply had no idea existed. Lets kick off with 'Critical Mass'. Who knew that on the last Friday of every month hundreds of cyclists meet under Waterloo bridge for a "self-organized, non-commercial, celebration, spontaneous gathering