Tim Wigmore

Tim Wigmore is a freelance political journalist and blogs for The Spectator. He also writes regularly on cricket for ESPNcricinfo, and Ghana for the Economist Intelligent Unit.

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Signs of a rethink on America's War on Drugs

Maryland looks likely to follow Washington and decriminalise marijuana

Uhuru Kenyatta is charged with crimes against humanity

The ICC will put Kenyatta on trial - but the court also helped this man into power

The new President positioned his campaign against Western neo-colonialism

Eastleigh by-election: Lib Dems to paint Tories as ‘Tea Party’ option in snapshot of 2015 strategy

Candidate Mike Thornton wants to prevent left-leaning voters deserting for Labour

An inauguration review: Look closer and you'll see Obama's record isn't short on the kind of change he promised back in 2008

The President has prevented the economic crisis leading to a rise in social deprivation

A Year 11 Biology class at Wellington College

Whatever happened to the global race in education?

Tomorrow's graduates will compete against an ever growing number of exceptionally qualified overseas students. Better policy can help prepare them for that

Ignore the 50p tax rate grandstanding, its real effects are impossible to tell

The numbers we have simply don't stand up to scrutiny

Nigel Farage

Ukip are by no means libertarian

"Right-wing" is the only appropriate description for Nigel Farage's party

Nick Clegg, David Cameron and Gordon Brown prior to a live televised debate in 2010

Why David Cameron doesn't want live television debates in 2015

They may have stopped the Tories gaining a majority in 2010; but the British public would be best served by their return in the next electoral cycle

Ghana votes to a background of election goodwill

This country's leadership has been exemplary when it comes to democractic handovers

A day without Twitter and I'm thinking for myself

Twitter encourages conformity; sometimes the radio is best

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Italian couples fake UK divorce scam on an ‘industrial scale’

Welcome to Maidenhead, the divorce capital of... Italy

A look at the the legal tourists who exploited our liberal dissolution rules
Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping
Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid. Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?

Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid

Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LED lights designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows

Let there be light

Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LEDs designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows
Great British Bake Off, semi-final, review: Richard remains the baker to beat

Tensions rise in Bake Off's pastry week

Richard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
Paris Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015: Time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris

A look to the future

It's time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris
Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

... then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection
Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence
The magic of roundabouts

Lords of the rings

Just who are the Roundabout Appreciation Society?
Why do we like making lists?

Notes to self: Why do we like making lists?

Well it was good enough for Ancient Egyptians and Picasso...
Hong Kong protests: A good time to open a new restaurant?

A good time to open a new restaurant in Hong Kong?

As pro-democracy demonstrators hold firm, chef Rowley Leigh, who's in the city to open a new restaurant, says you couldn't hope to meet a nicer bunch
Paris Fashion Week: Karl Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'

Paris Fashion Week

Lagerfeld leads a feminist riot on 'Boulevard Chanel'
Bruce Chatwin's Wales: One of the finest one-day walks in Britain

Simon Calder discovers Bruce Chatwin's Wales

One of the finest one-day walks you could hope for - in Britain
10 best children's nightwear

10 best children's nightwear

Make sure the kids stay cosy on cooler autumn nights in this selection of pjs, onesies and nighties
Manchester City vs Roma: Five things we learnt from City’s draw at the Etihad

Manchester City vs Roma

Five things we learnt from City’s Champions League draw at the Etihad