What is the honours system for? Is it to award consolation prizes? Is it to provide an automatic garnish to certain jobs? Or is it to reward an exceptional contribution to society that would otherwise go unrecognised? With yet another row over nominations brewing, a decision is long overdue.
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Friday 20 April 2012
No ambition, lots of parties and a much photographed bottom. That's Pippa Middleton
Terence Blacker: Can't the Editors of Time magazine see Pippa Middleton is a national embarrassment?
Thursday 19 April 2012
Astonishingly, they think these sisters ooze class. Have they lost their marbles? A Page 3 girl would make a better role model
Tuesday 17 January 2012
FreeView from the editors at i
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash live: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz wanted to 'do something people would remember him for'
- 2 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 3 #FreeTheNipple: Women in Iceland bare breasts in solidarity with trolled student
- 4 Scientists have discovered a simple way to cook rice that dramatically cuts the calories