Editorial Electoral defeat for Labour is inevitable

Mr Smith’s appeal is based on him being a better salesman for leftist ideas than the present incumbent; but that is of little value if the policies themselves, and the party’s general image, are unpalatable

Editorial This is Southern rail's biggest flaw

Given that staff redeployment not unemployment is being threatened, it looks like the RMT, in calling strike action, is being macho for the sake of it. But unions aren't to blame for Southern rail's dysfunctional set-up

Editorial We should be cautious of Hinkley Point

The argument the Government relies on for the UK having an independent nuclear deterrent  that the world is an uncertain place and we cannot know what threats will emerge in decades to come  applies equally well to this civil nuclear project