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Get Menendez Out of The Hole

As Erik Menendez is undeservedly thrown in ‘the hole’ in the most ludicrous fashion in California, Matthew Steeples suggests it is time both him and his equally abused brother Lyle were finally released.

Junk the Junk Mail

Instead of banning people from enjoying themselves, the government should should do something useful and ban a genuine disease spreader: Junk mail.

The Crackpottery of Coronavirus

Coronavirus has become the go-to excuse for just about anything that goes wrong and it is ridiculous suggests Matthew Steeples.

The Death of the High Street

Matthew Steeples laments the death of the high street, but sees some hope in a shift to a new way of retailing Remember when Mary Portas was banging on about saving the high street? Appointed...

A Lament for London

Matthew Steeples expresses lament for London’s post-coronavirus future – here is a city that faces an exodus and recession.

Moaning MeGain

In describing ‘Finding Freedom’ as a “whole sorry saga” Richard Kay is spot on suggests Matthew Steeples; moaning ‘MeGain’ should simply now shut up.

A Tory Whip Shocker!

Matthew Steeples finds himself in shock and agreeing with Jess Phillips MP after she calls out Tory hypocrisy over their failure to withdraw the whip from an unnamed MP arrested for alleged sex crimes.

MeGain Must Stop

This morning’s revelations from Thomas Markle Jnr. are proof that the Duchess of Sussex must put a stop the almighty mess she created with her family.

Robert Mercer’s Network of Interference

Matthew Steeples suggests it is not only Russia that Britain must fear, it is the interference of the likes of billionaires such as Robert Mercer.

Maximum Risk Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell should not be given bail given she most definitely has the means and motive to flee; the case of Carlos Ghosn is proof that people of her wealth have and will run Given...

What’s Dershowitz Got To Hide?

Matthew Steeples questions why Alan Dershowitz is getting so enthusiastic in his defence of the vile paedo procurer Ghislaine Maxwell.

The Pargetter Triptych

Matthew Steeples urges fans of ‘The Archers’ to forget the BBC’s revised coronavirus version; until normality returns, give ‘The Pargetter Triptych’ a try The BBC Radio 4 soap The Archers has, frankly, lost its way....

A Massive Media Maelstrom – McCann, Mandelson and Maxwell

Matthew Steeples highlights how the ‘Mandelson Media Method’ is very much in play in both the case of the Prince Andrew-Jeffrey Epstein connection and the renewed interest in the Madeleine McCann disappearance.

Distraction Dom

Matthew Steeples suggests devious Dominic Cummings might actually be the best asset bungling Boris Johnson has got left; the king of distraction has made Jennifer Arcuri go away.

Locked Down Archers

Matthew Steeples suggests BBC Radio 4 has truly let itself down in having run out of episodes of ‘The Archers’ during the COVID-19 lockdown Closet fans won’t admit it, but The Archers is an essential...

On Yer Bike Nige

As Nigel Farage ludicrously suggests Britain is “a country of doubtful democratic legitimacy” (in spite of it giving him the Brexit he so desired this very year), we join those suggesting that this furious...

Dumb & Dumber

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, in stoking a new war with the press (but strangely not including ‘The Sunday Sport’) just prior to the commencement of their case against Associated Newspapers, have yet...

Save The Free Press

As #SaveTheSunNewspaper trends on Twitter, an analysis of the sorry state of the British press should act as a wake-up call to our nation suggests Matthew Steeples Yesterday, ‘Save The Sun Newspaper’ was all over...

A Million for Moolah Minded MeGain

The Duchess of Sussex will be deservedly slammed if she takes £1 million to give a “warts-and-all” tell-everything interview on ‘Oprah’ suggests Matthew Steeples Things have not quite gone to plan for the former Meghan...

Starmer & Savile

Matthew Steeples calls out fake news site ‘Politicalite’ for falsely blaming Sir Keir Starmer for failing to prosecute the paedophile Jimmy Savile Anyone who tells you Sir Keir Starmer isn’t a vast improvement on Jeremy...

Dumb Daniel

Matthew Steeples calls out Daniel Hannan for ludicrously not wanting to encourage British people to consume locally produced food Daniel Hannan claims to support localism. He wants to end Value Added Tax and replace it...

Putting The Police Right

Former Chancellor George Osborne is right to call out the police whilst Lord Sumption is spot on in suggesting we should not put up with a “police state” suggests Matthew Steeples A former Chancellor and...

Shame on the Met

Matthew Steeples suggests that at a time when public resources are totally overstretched, that the Met Police are set to waste more money on the plainly pointless search for Madeleine McCann is an outrage Let’s...

Moron of the Moment – James Abbott-Thompson

Diane Abbott’s policeman biting son is proof of her own inadequacies as a parent; this loopy Labour MP should get her own house in order before lecturing others Diane Abbott is known for many things...

Heroine of the Hour – Lady Glenconner

Lady Glenconner speaks sense amidst the media encouraging panic over the coronavirus outbreak in Britain In today’s Guardian, Lady Glenconner, the former lady-in-waiting to the late Princess Margaret, spoke sense when she reacted to the...

Taking The Flack

Matthew Steeples suggests that both the press and the legal system have a lot to answer for in the wake of the death of Caroline Flack The media created her and the media took her...

Oh Good Grief!

Matthew Steeples suggests the fuss about Phillip Schofield “coming out” as gay is nothing but a storm in a teacup This week, “the silver soufflé” that is Phillip Schofield – someone who is little other...

MeGain Flies Commercial

Matthew Steeples joins those condemning the ‘Modern Day Mrs Simpson’ and her under-the-thumb hubbie ‘Prince Halfwit’ Today is the Duchess of Cambridge’s birthday, so naturally – as she always just has to do – the...

A Kimono Too Far

Matthew Steeples suggests the reaction to Jolyon Maugham’s somewhat ill-thought tweet about killing a fox (whilst wearing a kimono) to be ludicrous at a time when thousands freeze on our streets On Boxing Day, Jolyon...

A Wary Eye

Matthew Steeples reflects on the losing campaign he supported in the 2019 General Election and what will come next; here he gives ten outtakes from the result This morning on Adam Boulton’s All Out Politics...

Closure & Clifford

The inquest into the paedophile monster Max Clifford’s death in prison reveals that even whilst locked up he lived the high-life; those that enabled him in the clink have questions to answer For the...

It’s Grim at The Tele

Matthew Steeples analyses ‘The Telegraph’s’ decline and laments its likely future in the land of bubblegum journalism and fluff It’s Grim Up North was a 1991 single by The JAMs. It referenced the “drab,” the...

Grating Greta

Matthew Steeples suggests Greta Thunberg to be well meaning but misguided; her approach to environmental issues and innovation is beyond over-simplistic Sixteen year old ‘eco warrior’ and ‘school striker’ Greta Thunberg, on the surface, means...

Bloomberg For President

Michael Bloomberg is the man who can beat Donald Trump and his likely entry into the race to become President is to be celebrated suggests Matthew Steeples Michael Bloomberg KBE, 77, has money and business...

Royally Ridiculous

The Royal Court’s decision to ban theatregoers from bringing in single-use plastic bottles is utterly ludicrous suggests Matthew Steeples The Royal Court Theatre on Sloane Square is a venerable institution.  It is a place where...

A Must March

‘The Steeple Times’s’ Matthew Steeples urges readers to join the Together for the Final Say People’s Vote March in London tomorrow I’m not normally one for protest marches and generally find them to be annoying...

Real News

As dimwitted Dawn Ward publicist for animal charity backed by the Trumps brands us “fake news” she also suggests ‘The Steeple Times’ is short of news... George Orwell once stated: “Journalism is printing what someone...

No Joke Joker

That Warner Brothers decided to use a song by the incarcerated paedophile Gary Glitter in their new film ‘Joker’ is utterly disgraceful suggests Matthew Steeples “Public hate figure” Gary Glitter is a monster. There’s no...

MeGain’s Mail Mess

The Duchess of Sussex’s decision to sue the Mail on Sunday is the wrong course of action; she ought to instead make peace with her family suggests Matthew Steeples In deciding to sue the Mail...

A News Nightmare

Matthew Steeples analyses how the mess that is Boris Johnson Britain has engulfed any impartiality the right wing press had left With The Telegraph even suggesting Boris Johnson resigning may be “his best option to...

Picture of the Week – Bankrupt Belgravia

Matthew Steeples condemns Westminster Council, landowners Grosvenor and others for doing little to nothing to help the homeless in Belgravia Most days I go to Sainsbury’s in Elizabeth Street, Belgravia. This store, situated at what...

Turfing Out The Trash

The royal family needs to wash its hands of its hangers on suggests Matthew Steeples With even the staunchly royalist Daily Mail condemning Prince Andrew and his on-off ex-wife, Zara Tindall and the Duke and...

Hypocrite Harry

That the hypocrite Prince Harry and his tedious twerp of a wife have come to rely on Sir Elton John to defend them about sums up how ghastly they truly are suggests Matthew Steeples Prince...

Banishing Boris

Matthew Steeples suggests Boris Johnson must face up to the fact that his majority is likely to disappear Last night after the Lib Dems stormed to victory in Brecon & Radnorshire (with 44% of the...

Murky Mucky’s Magazine Mess

Matthew Steeples suggests the Duchess of Sussex ought to give up any ambition to become a magazine editor The Duchess of Sussex just cannot help herself. This mendacious meddler, in guest editing an edition of...

The Steeple Times is Back

Apologies for the delay – The Steeple Times returns You may have noticed we’ve not published anything for quite a while. Our most sincere apologies for this – but now, to misquote Arnold Schwarzenegger:...

The Stupidity of The Standard

In backing Boris Johnson as the candidate best able to “give Britain back its mojo” today, the Evening Standard lets down London suggests Matthew Steeples London is a city that voted ‘remain’ in 2016 and...

Dimwitted Davidson

That Jim Davidson has announced he doesn’t ever want to set foot in London again is something to be celebrated suggests Matthew Steeples Sadiq Khan is undoubtedly an irritating prick of a man, but that...