Sun features

Truth about Sinatra and ‘son’ by Mia: Controversial book reveals late star’s secrets, The Sun, October 27, 2015

Live and let buy, The Sun, October, 24, 2015

Taking the P, The Sun, October 18, 2015

Did bizarre Scientology initiations send Carrey’s girl over the edge?, The Sun, October 2, 2015

Sun football

Cristiano Ronaldo drops biggest hint yet at where his future lies (dispatch from Lisbon), The Sun, December 17, 2015

Adam Smith scouting report, The Sun, December 14, 2015

Luton Northampton match report, The Sun, December 13, 2015

Alan Pardew plea to FA: Don’t dilute youth football, The Sun, December 12, 2015

Marvin Sordell interview, The Sun, December 12, 2015

Harry Connick interview, The Sun, December 12, 2015

FA Cup interviews, The Sun, December 6, 2015

Telegraph Morning Briefings 

Defence cuts, the Telegraph, March 9, 2015

Major intervention, the Telegraph, March 6, 2015

No more excuses, the Telegraph, March 5, 2015

The Lib Dems’ curious optimism, the Telegraph, March 4, 2015

See no Evil, the Telegraph, March 3, 2015

Defence of the Realm, the Telegraph, March 2, 2015

Holes in the Net, the Telegraph, February 27, 2015

Coming and Going, the Telegraph, February 26, 2015

Never Had It So Good?, the Telegraph, February 25, 2015

Sir Malcolm and Mr Straw, the Telegraph, February 24, 2015

The Next Big Scandal, the Telegraph, February 23, 2015


Why Joseph Mitchell stopped writing, The New Republic, May 1, 2015

Literary Lifetime: Joseph Epstein, the Economist, 2014

Redemption: A Broken Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen’s Secret Chord, the Economist, June 7, 2014

Face Value: portraits of a dogged America, Spiked, September 9, 2013

Bram Stoker revisited, review of the Dublin Years: the Lost Journal of Bram Stoker, the Huffington Post, September 18, 2012

Bob Dylan’s violent storm: review of Tempest, the Huffington Post, September 12, 2012


Assisted suicide: dignified death or medical murder?, Unpublished, June 2015

B.B. King: A tribute to the King of the Blues, London Blues & Jazz, May 15, 2015

John Mayall: The Godfather, London Blues & Jazz, April 20, 2015

Testament of Youth is a fitting tribute, says Brittain biographer, the Ham & High, January 8, 2015

Richard Gadd plumbs dark depths in ‘Breaking Gadd’, the Ham & High, January 2015

A Series of Impossible Acts, the Ham & High, January 8, 2015

Jo Bloom draws on 1960s anti-fascist groups for debut novel, the Hackney Gazette, January 8, 2015

Nightmarish tale of government corruption, the Islington Gazette, January 8, 2015

Tommy Robinson: “I had to do what I thought was right”, Total Politics Magazine, Issue 74, December 2014

Street artist Dom Pattison gives hope to Ebola fight, the Ham & High, December 18, 2014

The gentleman train dispatcher, the Telegraph, June 30, 2014

What’s it like to be Muddy Waters’ son? An interview with blues singer, Mud Morganfield, the Telegraph, May 7, 2014

Rubin Carter: how Bob Dylan joined his cause, the Huffington Post, April 21, 2014

The works of art stolen by the Nazis, the Telegraph, March 28, 2014

Michael Bloomfield: “music on two legs”, the Blues Magazine, Issue 11, January 29, 2014

The amphibious home: don’t be afraid of the water, the Sunday Times, January 26, 2014

Sarah Raphael and a father’s pride and grief, Standpoint Magazine, December 2013

Hackers set their sights on the ‘internet of things’, the Financial Times, November 27, 2013

Timeline of Kenya’s first five decades, the Financial Times, November 25, 2013


Reflection on the 2015 election, unpublished, May 9, 2015

Kurds are allies in fight against Isis, Islington Now, March 19, 2015

Tips for Jesus: a modern day Santa Claus Smith? , the Huffington Post, December 19, 2013

Cigarette plain packaging interview, the Voice of Russia, December 5, 2013

Plain packaging of cigarettes is based on pseudoscience and speculation, the Spectator, November 28, 2013

Russell Brand is discrediting the Left, the Telegraph, November 15, 2013

Banning Edinburgh’s ‘saunas’ will not make sex workers safer, the Telegraph, November 13, 2013

The BBC and Jeremy Paxman should tell Downing Street where to go, the Telegraph, November 12, 2013

Scotland’s stupidity over plain packaging for cigarettes, the Telegraph, November 11, 2013

A gross violation, Standpoint Magazine, November 2013

The illiberal bill that nobody loves, Spiked, September 3, 2013

The EU: going mental over menthol, Spiked, August 21, 2013

Can the West finally turn off its tolerance for the Saudis?, the Huffington Post, July 30, 2013

The selective moral posturing of the Chattering Classes, the Huffington Post, November 20, 2012

The plain lies of plain-packs advocates, Spiked, August 21, 2012

Israel must relinquish ownership over Kafka, the Jewish Chronicle, July 16, 2012

Israel must let Kafka go, the Huffington Post, July 8, 2012


Drivers ‘stunned’ as council rakes in £22m from parking fines, Islington Now, March 12, 2015

‘Anti-Semitic charity under investigation, the Sunday Telegraph, May 25, 2014

Give statins to all over-40s, says heart surgery pioneer, the Sunday Telegraph, May 18, 2014

Guide to school Islamisation, by ‘ringleader’ of Trojan Horse plot, the Sunday Telegraph, April 27, 2014

Tesco nut warnings ‘too cautious’ say parents, the Daily Telegraph, April 22, 2014

Rooney Scholes,3, banned from having name on Easter egg, the Daily Telegraph, April 15, 2014

NHS doctor listed Arab military attaches  for Islamists to ‘recruit’, the Sunday Telegraph, April 13, 2014

‘Pastafarianism’ to become recognised religion in Poland, the Daily Telegraph, April 11, 2014

‘Extremist’ working as psychiatrist for NHS, the Daily Telegraph, April 7, 2014

Maria Miller should resign, say grassroots Conservatives, the Sunday Telegraph, April 6, 2014

Weather Watch, the Daily Telegraph, April 5, 2014

American girls fall for Harry marriage prank, the Daily Telegraph, March 28, 2014

NUT strike: warning of further walk out in summer term, the Daily Telegraph, March 27, 2014

Ban sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2000, doctors say, the Daily Telegraph, March 26, 2014

Authors call for an end to ‘irrational’ ban on sending books to prisoners, the Daily Telegraph, March 25, 2014

British boss of Indian car giant Tata jumped to his death from 22nd floor of Bangkok hotel after a blazing five-hour row with his wife, the Daily Mail, January 28, 2014

Working women set sights on £50,000: Four out of ten target salary… and will use any means to get there, the Daily Mail, January 28, 2014

Mum’s lifestyle can determine baby’s sexuality, the Sunday Times, January 19, 2014

Public doesn’t care about my affairs, says Boris, the Daily Telegraph, July 12, 2013

MPs clash with BBC over ‘outrageous’ pay-offs, the Daily Telegraph, July 11, 2013

Online News

Workers to get three days of paid leave to volunteer, the Mail, April 10, 2015

Teenager killed father of two with single punch, the Mail, April 10, 2015

Ryan Giggs apologises to brother Rhodri, the Mail, April 10, 2015

84 year old woman run over by husband, the Mail, April 9, 2015

Drunk accountant dies after falling off cliff, the Mail, April 9, 2015

Timber in chicken curry, the Mail, April 9, 2015

Thousands of chickens escape on motorway, the Telegraph, May 14, 2014

Stephen Sutton’s bucket list, the Telegraph, May 14, 2014

Man on trial for murder wants ‘murder’ tattoo removed from neck, the Telegraph, April 23, 2014

Abducted by ET? There is now a support group for you, the Telegraph, April 23, 2014

Councils splash out on iPads at taxpayers expense, the Telegraph, April 22, 2014

Saudi Arabia to begin building world’s tallest skyscraper, the Telegraph, April 18, 2014

Top seven tallest buildings in the world, the Telegraph, April 18, 2014

Call centre worker spends £30,000 after  being accidently paid £250,000, the Telegraph, April 18, 2014

World’s oldest hot cross bun, the Telegraph, April 18, 2014

Historic pub hangs up hot cross buns, the Telegraph, April 18, 2014

One in six eat chocolate daily, the Telegraph, April 18, 2014

Dalek pothole killer that may save British roads, the Telegraph, April 17, 2014

Secrets of the supermarkets revealed, the Telegraph, April 17, 2014

You’ll be your father at 38, the Telegraph, April 17, 2014

NASA conducts Einstein-esque paradox twin experiment, the Telegraph, April 15, 2014

Cherry tress bloom quicker in space, the Telegraph, April 15, 2014

Nudity no longer naughty in Munich, the Telegraph, April 14, 2014

Being easier on yourself can improve your health, the Telegraph, April 10, 2014


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