Alex Deane

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Alex Deane is a Conservative commentator.

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Today, at 1pm precisely, a quaint and rather gorgeous ceremony will take place in Guildhall. Preceded by a swordbearer and a [...]

3 March
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Lest my position on current events be misunderstood, let me restate a basic truth I’ve set out in these pages before. Killing [...]

18 November
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There is, correctly, a high threshold for the government to meet before carrying out a targeted strike against a British citizen.  [...]

9 September
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This week, Paris has seen the threat to free speech and freedom of expression realised in its most appalling, extreme form. We [...]

9 January
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THE PROSPECT of Boris Johnson’s return to national politics will cause much discussion about Europe, given his attractively [...]

6 August
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THE chancellor had a mixed reshuffle. First, the negatives. He wanted Iain Duncan Smith out of Work and Pensions, but the quiet [...]

6 September

EMPIRE OF CRIME: ORGANISED CRIME IN THE BRITISH EMPIRE

15 December

A beautiful two-hour train ride from Zurich brings one to the alpine town of Pontresina, near the more famous (and more developed) [...]

16 November

The well-heeled traveller automatically thinks of the imposing Dolder Grand when staying in Switzerland’s financial centre. [...]

4 April

FROM JUMBO TO JOCKEY: ONE MAN’S JOURNEY TO BATTLE HIS WEIGHT AND AGE TO LIVE OUT HIS

27 January

The World turned Upside Down: The Global Battle over God, Truth and Power

4 November
28 October

THE TERRIBLE PRIVACY OF MAXWELL SIM

29 July