Prince Andrew’s ‘weirdly’ distinct memory of a trip to Pizza Express 18 years ago is scarcely credible, writes Stephen Jardine amid ongoing row about the royal’s friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Edinburgh City Council’s actions over the enormous scaffolding structure for the Christmas market in Princes Street Gardens show why Scotland’s capital needs a directly elected Provost, writes Stephen Jardine.
Local holidays damage the economy and mean we all end up trying to do the same things at the same time. Should they be abolished in a major reform of working practices that gives us more time off, wonders Stephen Jardine.
Boris Johnson hardly mentioned climate change in his first speech as Prime Minister, but the current hot weather is demonstrating that the UK is not designed for temperatures of up to 38 Celsius, writes Stephen Jardine.