Ross Clark

Ross Clark is a journalist who has written extensively for the Times of London, the Sunday Telegraph, the Mail on Sunday, and The Spectator. He is the author of How to Label a Goat: The Silly Rules and Regulations That Are Strangling Britain and The Great Before, a satire on the anti-globalization movement

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To have a broom cupboard of one's own: why solving the housing crisis is not an impossible dream

Home ownership peaked a decade ago when 70.9 per cent of households owned their own home; that is now down to 66 per cent and shrinking fast.

Profile: The fox - He's a cute little creature, but he's for the chop, one way or another

Hounds are the least of his problems. If the shotgun doesn't get him, poison, hunger or a car will, says Ross Clark

Better than sex: the joys of litigation

Only erotic obsession comes close to requiring such dedication as the passion of a few for taking their fellow citizens to court.

Stop your bleating

Farmers should shut up, says Ross Clark. We've been bailing them out for far too long

Need a number fast? Not when BT answers

BRITISH TELECOM has sent its staff on a training course on how to put the phone down on customers who ask too many difficult questions.

Poverty in the vicarage

Once among the most respected in society, Church of England clergy have declined in both wealth and status.
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