With the cost of living on the up while wages stagnate, people feel forgotten – left to decay by establishment elites who don’t care a jot. The paradox, however, is that the chosen agents of change turn out in many cases to be symbols of precisely the inequality that has provoked widespread anger
The claims have been taken sufficiently seriously to warrant the media’s (and by extension the public’s) attention, even if they cannot be proved beyond doubt. But the wholesale dump of unverified information is a journalist cop-out
Criticism of Erdogan, whether tongue in cheek or otherwise, is increasingly portrayed as an attack on the Turkish state – and even on national security
The potential imposition of punitive legal costs raises fundamental questions about press freedom in this country and about the future ability of journalists to hold the powerful to account. It’s enough to make one splutter over the turkey leftovers
Outside Edge: The rise of two young and promising openers may allow England's best batsman to come in where he is likely to score most runs
Since Donald Trump is as much a reality TV star as he is a real businessman – and more of both than he is a politician – his approach to the presidency is perhaps no surprise. But the game is quickly becoming serious
Outside Edge: England could not have prepared worse with their top order for their tour of India, but at least Rashid is finally showing signs that he can be their lead spin bowler
A current favourite is to respond to critical analyses by asserting that 'we do not recognise those statistics/that account/the document' – keep your eyes open and you’ll see the construction everywhere
It’s worrying that an FBI director fears that reasonable actions by reasonable people will nonetheless be damned by pro-conspiracy rhetoric in a post-truth world
To compare the defence of this country against the Nazis to a new battle against the ‘injustice’ of a court ruling gets about as close as you can to encouraging mob rule without actually doing so. Has it really come to that?
By prosecuting Wilders, it legitimises the 'anti-Establishment' view to those on the far right that free speech is being stifled – which provides them with more power
The reaction in some news outlets to the claims made by Trump’s latest alleged victim show plainly that the misogyny which he so vehemently denies is as prevalent in parts of the ‘mainstream’ media as it was in Trump’s infamous chat with Billy Bush.
Such has been the state of the global economy in recent years, it is hardly surprising that intense anger has been directed not only at banks, but also at traditional political parties, the 'mainstream' media and anything perceived to be part of an out of touch establishment
Home side have talent and tourists are coming to terms with rejigged batting line-up
Glowing media profiles of a person who turns out to be a rogue cannot help but look bad in the cold light of day. But actually can any of us, journalist or otherwise, honestly say we have never got someone wrong?
Outside Edge: For England to lose their premier bowler is unfortunate, but it may allow the selectors to plan for a future without the 34-year-old