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Voila! Cameron's deal, depicted by Morten Morland in the cover of this week's Spectator

Cameron’s “deal” has backfired – badly. So what will he do now?

6 February 2016 10:25

It should, by now, be clear to David Cameron that he is in some degree of trouble with his referendum.…

Voila! Cameron's deal, depicted by Morten Morland in the cover of this week's Spectator

The Spectator Podcast: Eurosceptic chaos, Trump’s campaign and the inaugural What’s That Thing? Award

4 February 2016 9:03

In this week’s issue, political editor James Forsyth asks whether David Cameron has somehow managed to dish the Eurosceptics for…

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David Cameron’s draft EU Deal: full text

2 February 2016 11:45

The following document has been released by the European Commission: The Heads of State or Government of the 28 EU Member States…

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The Spectator Podcast: Melanie Phillips on gender, Simon Barnes on bad sport and James Forsyth on Europe

28 January 2016 8:32

In this week’s issue, Melanie Phillips writes on the issue of gender. She argues that not all children are gender…

Why does EU ‘in’ campaign insist on insulting voters’ intelligence?

28 January 2016 8:17

David Cameron wants to get the European Union referendum over with quickly — and understandably so. Things are still going…

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The View from 22 Podcast: Donald Trump, Cameron’s centre-right secret and the racist Oscars

21 January 2016 9:04

Donald Trump seems to offer only gloom, insults and arrogance – but America seems to love him for it, says Freddy Gray…

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Evening Blend: Labour’s day off

20 January 2016 19:03

This is tonight’s Evening Blend email, a free round-up and analysis of the day’s political events. Sign up here.  Today…

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Jobs for Syrians: Paul Collier’s advice for the Prime Minister

20 January 2016 10:16

David Cameron is today expected to urge leaders to ease trade rules between Jordan and the EU to help with the Syrian…

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The Spectator Podcast: Cameron’s ‘Project Fear’, David Bowie’s politics and Brighton’s Brideshead set

14 January 2016 9:02

In this week’s issue, James Forsyth reveals the strategy that David Cameron will use to campaign for Britain to stay in…

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Florence King, 1936 – 2016: a great American conservative

7 January 2016 16:44

Let’s not get sentimental — she would not have liked that — but Florence King, the American writer and splendid…

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George Osborne has made his own ‘dangerous cocktail’ of economic risk

7 January 2016 12:54

When David Cameron said this week that he is worried his children would not be able to afford to buy…

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Jeremy Corbyn’s new shadow cabinet in full

6 January 2016 8:50

Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn MP Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, Party…

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The Spectator’s Portrait of the Year

31 December 2015 9:00

January David Cameron, the Prime Minister, said that only electing the Conservatives could ‘save Britain’s economic recovery’. Labour unveiled a…

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The Prime Minister should say it more often: the people of the UK are better together

28 December 2015 9:00

Last year, the United Kingdom came within 384,000 votes of destruction. A referendum designed to crush the Scottish nationalists instead…

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Christmas tips from Jacob Rees-Mogg, Susan Hill and Alexander McCall Smith

24 December 2015 17:00

Jacob Rees-Mogg The three highlights of my Christmas are Midnight Mass at Downside Abbey, children tearing open their presents and…

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Justin Welby on imposter syndrome, American exceptionalism and what makes churches grow

24 December 2015 10:37

In the Spectator’s Christmas treble issue, Michael Gove speaks to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby. Below are some outtakes from…

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Christmas tips from Niall Ferguson and Annie Nightingale

23 December 2015 16:00

For the Spectator’s Christmas survey, we asked for some favourite seasonal rituals – and what to avoid at Christmas. Niall Ferguson Every Christmas —…

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Christmas tips from Tim Rice and Jilly Cooper

22 December 2015 18:00

For the Spectator’s Christmas survey, we asked for some favourite seasonal rituals – and what to avoid at Christmas. Tim Rice ‘Once In Royal…

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Christmas tips from Helen Lederer and David Cameron

21 December 2015 13:30

For the Spectator’s Christmas survey, we asked for some favourite seasonal rituals – and what to avoid at Christmas. Helen Lederer I enjoy the…

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Christmas tips from Dan Snow and Alain de Botton

20 December 2015 16:30

For the Spectator’s Christmas survey, we asked for some favourite seasonal rituals – and what to avoid at Christmas. Dan Snow My favourite thing…

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Christmas tips from Clare Balding and John Rutter

19 December 2015 19:30

For the Spectator’s Christmas survey, we asked for some favourite seasonal rituals – and what to avoid at Christmas. Clare Balding I love a…

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The Spectator Christmas edition – full contents

19 December 2015 10:29

The Christmas issue of the Spectator is in the shops now, but if you don’t yet have a copy, here are the contents in…

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Full text of Hilary Benn’s extraordinary speech in favour of Syria airstrikes

2 December 2015 22:57

Thank you very much Mr Speaker. Before I respond to the debate, I would like to say this directly to…

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The best speeches from the Syria airstrikes debate

2 December 2015 14:00

Welcome to Coffee House’s coverage of the Syria debate in the House of Commons yesterday. Here are the best speeches…

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Why it’s time for Britain to join our allies in their fight against the Islamic State

2 December 2015 12:59

The Islamic State is as monstrous an enemy as that has emerged in recent history. It crucifies and decapitates its victims,…