The irony of Corbyn’s three-line whip

19 January 2017 18:02

Jeremy Corbyn is a famous rebel, so famous that when he was elected, many in his party wondered how he…

Seumas Milne exits the Guardian for good

19 January 2017 17:34

When Seumas Milne first announced that he was joining Labour as Jeremy Corbyn’s director of communications in 2015, it was…

The ‘clean eating’ gurus are now repenting – but the damage has been done

19 January 2017 16:19

Ella Mills, née Woodward – aka ‘Deliciously Ella’ – was on Radio 4 this morning discussing ‘clean eating’. Many will…

Voting ‘leave’ meant leaving the single market – and most voters knew it

19 January 2017 14:32

The angrier, snootier sections of the Remain camp have done many bad things since 23 June. Some have suggested Brexit…

Nicholas Soames gives Boris a telling off

19 January 2017 12:22

On Wednesday, No 10 was forced to clarify that the Foreign Secretary had not compared the French President to a Nazi after Boris Johnson…

The Spectator podcast: You’re fired!

19 January 2017 11:57

On this week’s episode, we discuss the winners and losers as Trump moves into the White House, where Theresa May’s Brexit strategy…

Surprisingly, Donald Trump’s inauguration will be relatively low-key

19 January 2017 10:50

Who would have thought it? The man who declared his presidential ambitions after arriving down a gilded escalator and whose…

Theresa May’s Davos speech – full text

19 January 2017 10:25

This is an organisation that is, as it says in the very first line of your Mission Statement, committed to…

Surprisingly, Donald Trump’s inauguration will be relatively low-key

19 January 2017 10:50

Who would have thought it? The man who declared his presidential ambitions after arriving down a gilded escalator and whose…

Housing, banking, cash machines and car insurance

19 January 2017 10:42

Hardly a day goes by without commentary and new research on Britain’s housing market. Now the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors…

Theresa May’s Davos speech – full text

19 January 2017 10:25

This is an organisation that is, as it says in the very first line of your Mission Statement, committed to…

Ireland will have the hardest Brexit of all

19 January 2017 8:20

Irish eyes aren’t smiling – when it comes to Brexit. As one who hails from the Emerald Isle, I’ve taken…

Sajid Javid’s warning over ‘Nazi smears’ catches up with Boris

18 January 2017 18:04

Although Theresa May used her Brexit speech on Tuesday to emphasise to European leaders that she hoped for a close and…

Corbyn’s team are trying – and failing – to turn him into a famous wit

18 January 2017 16:28

Poor grey sad Mr Corbyn. So angry. So useless. And so weird as a visual spectacle. His sharp-featured head looks,…

Theresa May’s Twelve Steps for EU recovery

18 January 2017 14:01

The earliest members of Alcoholics Anonymous offered their famous Twelve Steps, which the drunkard must take in order to recover,…

PMQs: Corbyn’s confusion over the single market

18 January 2017 14:00

Jeremy Corbyn’s attack line on Theresa May at Prime Minister’s Questions today might have been more effective had the Labour…

SNP MP’s fake news

18 January 2017 13:22

Although Theresa May’s speech revealing her plan for a global Britain was well-received by her party and much of the…

If you want some advice…hire a financial adviser

18 January 2017 12:20

Asked earlier this month for his 2017 financial resolution, the newly knighted former pensions minister Sir Steve Webb replied it…

Ofcom, unemployment, pay and national insurance

18 January 2017 11:04

Britain’s biggest mobile network has been fined £2.7 million for overcharging tens of thousands of customers. The telecoms regulator Ofcom…

Unlike Merkel, Trump understands the Islamist threat to the West

18 January 2017 10:55

The reaction in Europe to Donald Trump’s recent remarks critical of the continent was all too predictable. It was an…

Obama’s decision to free Private Manning disgraces America

17 January 2017 22:34

Barack Obama’s decision to commute the prison sentence of Private Manning is a final, disgraceful undermining of American interests by…

How the Stepford students rekindled racial thinking

17 January 2017 19:09

Many mad things are happening on campuses. Fancy-dress parties are banned lest the costumes offend minority groups. Saucy pop songs…

A full English Brexit is on the menu

17 January 2017 18:17

Kipling wrote about Brexit first, you know: “It is always a temptation for a rich and lazy nation, To puff…

Theresa May prepares to play tough

17 January 2017 17:32

Theresa May’s Lancaster House speech sought to answer the question: does the Government have a plan for Brexit? Open Europe’s…