I went to say bye to Theresa May … or was it all just a dream?

If Wednesday afternoon’s scenes in Parliament Square sound like a thoroughly embarrassing spectacle – a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party but with cheaper hats, and with impotent gestures instead of hot beverages – I regret to inform you that it was no less edifying than what had just happened inside.

What can Scotland learn from Canada about conflicts over trans rights?

Protests in Canada about an event featuring Meghan Murphy are part of the same global debate about identity as last month’s discussions about whether Scots should be required to declare their biological sex.

We have much to learn from ‘old and irrelevant’ women

I didn’t intend to spend my evening eavesdropping on one of Canada’s most prominent transgender rights activists. But shortly after I took my seat I became aware of a running commentary from immediately behind me.

Might Theresa May be visited by some spirits this Christmas?

The PM might have won the no-confidence vote, but minutes after the result was announced some colleagues were still baying for blood. With friends like these, who needs a visit from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future?

Generic gifts from Santa let children know they are poor

I can’t help but wonder if a collection of generic gifts, chosen purely on the basis of a child’s age and sex, might bring less cheer than a modest cash donation which could be used by a parent or carer to buy an item or two specially requested from Santa.

Can Theresa save the day for Brexit Britain? Oh yes she can!

Join our heroine on a magical adventure to convert a pocketful of magic beans into £350 million a week for the NHS. Marvel as she clambers her way into a giant pickle! Gasp as she fights off villains from stage left and right! Clap your hands if you believe in Brexit, and bring the Chequers deal back to life!