They followed the guidance from Sir Nicholas Winton: “if it is not impossible, there must be a way to do it”.
But if you sup with Desmond, use a very long spoon. Plus: Remainer mania remains. And: Masked, I prepare to take the train.
Fleet Street’s reaction will please Downing Street.
A new biography of the ruthless, devious, vulgar, brilliant newspaperman who in 1940 became Minister of Aircraft Production.
Today’s Daily Mail confirms that, under Geordie Grieg, its editorial policy has shifted. Clean Brexit supporters are short of a committed backer that counts.
The Prime Minister is set to lobby you about her new Brexit plan. Will she and Johnson be undertaking rival tours?
Plus: Boles was right (first time round) on Gaza. The Dambusters raid anniversary. A Tory poll lead. Plus: a man and a woman will marry in Windsor on Saturday.
The FT has the balanced “Grim outlook overshadows housing drive” while the Times goes for “Hammond eases off austerity”. The i has “Hammond’s hard-hat budget”.
It’s understandable why Paperchase chickened out over their Daily Mail advert – but it was still a mistake.
Reading back, it highlights how supposedly level-headed ‘realists’ were so slow to recognise the true nature of the National Socialist regime.
Endorsements don’t matter all that much. But the tone and flavour of coverage does – what stories are selected; how they are written; how they are projected.
In a Daily Telegraph piece on the eve of poll, Margaret Thatcher argued for Europe, putting co-operation ahead of trade.
Nearly every observer expected the same result – a Conservative win with a reduced majority. This as found to be in error when the votes were counted.