The heroic people of Poland know the true value of freedom and nationhood

On Thursday, MEPs voted by 478 to 155 to apply economic sanctions. Not against Russia this time, but against two of their own member states: Poland and Hungary. Brussels accuses both countries of violating basic European values, and wants to... Read more

Ministers need to be honest with the public about the hardship ahead

As Putin’s monstrous war rages in Ukraine, it is impossible not to be consumed by rage and despair. In a war where the forces of good and evil couldn’t be clearer, it feels perverse to subject our own actions to... Read more

We will put Russia’s war criminals behind bars

As Attorney General, I have been working with Ukraine’s Prosecutor General, Iryna Venediktova, to find out what more we can do to support Ukraine’s journey to justice against Russia. Her fortitude and resilience is incredible to see, and my admiration... Read more

Russia shows why Iran must not be allowed to go nuclear

The Iran nuclear talks in Vienna have stalled, albeit for the wrong reason: Russia, which astonishingly remains part of this sordid attempt at normalising the Tehran regime, tried to use the conference as a Trojan Horse to undermine sanctions for... Read more

Young viewers are about to discover a terrible truth: Monty Python often weren’t funny at all

More dead air was to follow in the series, with Cleese hamming for all he was worth –  quite a lot it turns out – as a barrister cross-examining a man in a coffin. “Are you considering the question or... Read more

MPs and staff attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings at Westminster

Writing in The Telegraph, Mr Carden, 35, who has been sober for three years, said: “In January of this year, with a member of the House of Lords and two parliamentary staffers, we kicked off our first of what are... Read more

Rishi Sunak tells UK businesses there is ‘no case’ to invest in Russia

Rishi Sunak has urged firms to consider selling their Russian assets as he said there was “no case” for new investments in the country. The Chancellor praised moves by firms such as BP, Shell and Aviva  to reduce or sell... Read more

Cuadrilla calls for fracking support now before wells are capped with concrete

It was separately reported that the Prime Minister wants his ministers to look again at whether fracking, which has been under a “moratorium” for more than two years, can help diversify the country’s energy supply. Last week, almost 40 Conservative... Read more

Ukrainian priests can come to UK to offer pastoral care to war refugees

In a letter to Ms Badenoch on Friday, Bishop Nowakowski said: “It was a pleasure to meet with you at our cathedral in central London on March 9. Your presence at the meeting and your words of solidarity with the... Read more

Competition regulator ignores demands to quit Stonewall diversity scheme

The competition regulator has rebuffed pressure from ministers to join a growing number of government bodies quitting Stonewall’s diversity scheme – despite admitting that some staff were “concerned” by comments made by the charity’s chief executive. The Competition and Markets... Read more

Rishi Sunak lines up new measures to tackle cost-of-living crisis

However, Rachel Reeves, the shadow chancellor, said planned tax rises would cost the average worker £342 next year, “demolishing any benefit” from the energy scheme. A poll for The Telegraph found that more than half of people have reduced spending... Read more

Liz Truss reveals plan to put Article 16 on hold because of Ukraine war

Ms Truss’s letter to Mr Johnson is understood to have set out two possible options – collapsing ongoing negotiations and triggering Article 16 now, or holding off using the safeguard clause and instead deploying an economic stimulus package to help... Read more

JK Rowling: Keir Starmer misrepresents equalities law by saying ‘trans women are women’

In comments defending crime commissioner Lisa Townsend after she faced complaints for criticising gender self-identification, Rowling wrote: “I don’t think our politicians have the slightest idea how much anger is building among women from all walks of life at the... Read more

Oil price spike risks ‘stagflation’ – here’s how to beat it

Hamish Baillie, who co-manages the Ruffer Investment Company, warned that savers were facing an increasingly difficult market in which to preserve, let alone grow, their money, just as inflation eroded the value of their cash. “This was not what we... Read more

Profit from these classic movie cars that are licensed to thrill

Another example is the 1974 AMC Hornet used in The Man with the Golden Gun. Rod Laws of Glenmarch, a cars auction database, said: “Two were made for the stunt where it corkscrewed over a river, but only one was... Read more

‘My pension costs me too much in tax – I’m buying Bitcoin instead’

Pension tax rules that punish those who save too much have pushed people into high-risk investments they would not otherwise have made. The pension lifetime allowance slaps hefty penalties on savings above £1,073,100. These tax charges have disillusioned hard workers.... Read more

The signs that tell us the house price bubble won’t burst

Cheap debt Wage growth has consistently failed to keep pace with soaring house prices in recent years, sending affordability to a record low. Buyers now need 7.7 times their income to afford the average home, according to analysts Capital Economics.... Read more

How to beat the biggest fall in living standards since the 1970s

More than 12 million pensioners will receive a pay cut worth hundreds of pounds, slashing their spending power. The state pension will rise by 3.1pc next month, falling far short of inflation, as the increase is based on the inflation... Read more

Ask the expert: ‘Should I take my new car to a main dealer for servicing?’

Alex Robbins is contributing editor at Telegraph Cars where, as well as responding to readers’ queries, he also contributes reviews of new and used cars, together with articles on buying and selling.  His knowledge of the used car market informs... Read more

Inside the Cotswolds country club where horses are just as welcome as humans

Unlike the droves of Londoners who arrived in the Cotswolds in their Range Rovers during lockdown, buying up homes for more than £10 million and riling the locals with their double parking, Ben is a dyed-in-the-wool local. His father was... Read more

What a near-death experience taught me about living

At the age of 33, 10 days after giving birth to her first child by emergency caesarean, Tanya Shadrick almost died – twice. Once in the back of an ambulance; and then again in hospital, as medics fought to save... Read more

Four of Britain and Ireland’s best cheeses – and how to make them sing

Every winter I think about snow. I am a chionophile, someone who thrives in cold weather, but it’s a few years since I last set off for France or Italy in search of crystalline air and the soft, glittering drifts... Read more

Things are hotting up: two dates in one day

Two years ago today, we sat our children down at the kitchen table and I delivered the bombshell that was to blow up their lives. “Mum and Dad are splitting up.” Time stood still. Their faces crumbled in slow motion.... Read more

It’s time to dispel the stigma that surrounds addiction

Most of us know someone who has struggled with addiction in one form or another. Many families will be affected by it at some point along the generational lines – for some, alcoholism, drug addiction or problem gambling can afflict one generation... Read more

Prince William’s fake news critics can’t accept they were wrong

Sir Winston Churchill is often erroneously said to have remarked: “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” Yet with the Prince William race scandal that never was, we witnessed... Read more