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Nigel Farage (Photo: PA)

Ukip policies are mostly either sensible or profoundly right. So until the Tories come to their senses I shall be voting for them

A shopper browses Charles Moore's biography of Margaret Thatcher (PA)

If you believe that there is such a thing as truth, then you have to tell those who disagree with you, voters or not, that they are just wrong

Cristina Kirchner greets Cardinal Bergoglio in 2008 (Photo: CNS)

As Cardinal Ratzinger, Benedict XVI made his views on foreign policy explicit, but he never reiterated them as pope

POPE BENEDICT RECEIVES HIS NEW BOOK FROM GERMAN JOURNALIST  PETER SEEWALD

But will the next pope carry on the struggle against the dictatorship of relativism with the same clarity and determination?

David Cameron is setting up a cabinet level task force to combat Islamic extremism (Photo: PA)

He has thrown away his authority as Tory leader over an issue utterly irrelevant to the nation’s problems. Is he mad?

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor (Photo: Mazur/catholicchurch.org.uk)

Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor says there was no mention of same-sex marriage in his party’s manifesto

Ukip leader Nigel Farage in Downe, Kent (Photo; PA)

Farage understands the Tory grassroots much better than Cameron and his pals; this, in the end, is what will unseat him as leader of the party

Left, Archbishop Smith; centre, Archbishop Nichols (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Archbishops of Westminster and Southwark urge faithful to oppose Bill on same-sex marriage

Lord Justice Leveson with his report (Photo: PA)

But this is a very long report: it needs to be read and re-read carefully by everyone involved before any legislation is enacted. But this operation mustn’t be allowed to fail

Cannabis sativa, marihuana, hemp, plant

The prime minister has abandoned his previous attitude to drug policy. Does power do this to people?