The Spanish argument for abolishing government

29 April 2016 13:22

On 26 October last year, the Spanish government shut up shop in preparation for a general election. This duly took…

‘Labour at war’: Papers make miserable reading for Corbyn as Ken row rumbles on

29 April 2016 8:10

The Labour party knew that the row over Ken Livingstone’s suspension was not going to disappear overnight. And this morning’s…

Labour’s anti-Semitism problem stems from its grassroots

28 April 2016 20:03

If I were the Conservative party I’d be getting worried: Labour’s implosion is happening too fast. At this rate they…

Today in audio: Ken’s day to forget

28 April 2016 17:29

Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour party after plonking himself firmly at the centre of the anti-Semitism row…

Watch: The Spectator’s Brexit debate

28 April 2016 15:54

In the largest event in The Spectator’s 188-year history, 2,200 people packed into the Palladium this week to watch our…

Ken Livingstone suspended by Labour

28 April 2016 13:50

Ken Livingstone has been suspended by Labour after wading in to defend Naz Shah in the anti-Semitism row. Labour officials…

Labour’s halfwits have revealed their anti-Semitic side

28 April 2016 11:51

My guess is that the people who voted for Naz Shah at the last election think she did not go…

Jeremy Corbyn must now confront Labour’s anti-Semitism problem

28 April 2016 11:20

What is being said by senior figures in the Labour party about anti-Semitism at the moment is as depressing as…

The Spectator podcast: When the right goes wrong

28 April 2016 8:10

To subscribe to The Spectator’s weekly podcast, for free, visit the iTunes store or click here for our RSS feed.…

The FT has become the Daily Mail of the Europhile elite

27 April 2016 21:52

An enjoyable aspect of the EU referendum campaign is the nervous condition of the Financial Times. Unable to maintain its…

OECD says Brexit would cut immigration by 84,000 a year

27 April 2016 17:04

We should assume that today’s OECD report on Brexit was intended to frighten Britain into voting to remain in the EU.…

Jeremy Corbyn’s reluctance to suspend Naz Shah was revealing

27 April 2016 16:39

Naz Shah has now been suspended by the Labour party over the anti-Semitic comments she made before she became an…

PMQs Sketch: The high horse comes out cantering

27 April 2016 16:18

PMQs kicked off with a big fuss about improvements to our world-beating education system. To academise or not to academise?…

The Tories’ Return: New poll puts Conservatives ahead of Labour in Scotland

27 April 2016 15:22

At the 1997 general election the Scottish Conservative and Unionist party won 17.5 percent of the vote and lost its…

Is Brexit to blame for the GDP slowdown?

27 April 2016 15:08

Britain’s economic growth slowed in the first quarter of this year to 0.4 per cent, down from 0.6 per cent…

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn couldn’t repeat last week’s good performance

27 April 2016 14:28

After his best performance as leader at PMQs last week, Jeremy Corbyn was back to his lacklustre self today. He…

What a week for integration Britain!

27 April 2016 12:52

It’s been a terrific week for integration Britain.  First the National Union of Students (NUS) elected what the BBC joyously…

Labour’s Lisa Nandy suggests that Naz Shah should be suspended from the party

27 April 2016 12:22

Labour’s Lisa Nandy has just been on the Daily Politics, where she suggested that Naz Shah should be suspended from…

Has the BBC reduced its coverage of the migrant crisis?

27 April 2016 10:22

Do you remember the migrants? All those people coming here across land and sea, from North Africa and Arabia and…

The Cruz-Kasich alliance has failed to stop Donald Trump

27 April 2016 9:57

Another Tuesday, another triumph for Donald Trump. The Republican frontrunner had a clean sweep at last night’s primaries, winning easily…

Republican nomination within Trump’s grasp

27 April 2016 7:51

Every time we write Donald Trump off in the race for the Republican nomination, he seems to bounce back. Last…

Leave wins the Spectator Brexit debate at the London Palladium

26 April 2016 18:47

It was the largest debate in The Spectator’s history: we sold out the 2,200-seat London Palladium for our debate on whether Britain should…

Will the human rights industry ever admit that it has Christian roots?

26 April 2016 14:50

Helena Kennedy’s two-part radio programme on human rights was very predictable. She did a lot of hand-wringing. She spoke some passionate…

The ‘Luxleaks’ whistleblowers trial should concern us all

26 April 2016 13:53

The trial of Antoine Deltour, Raphael Halet, and Edouard Perrin opens today in Luxembourg. Reporters should mob the courtroom. Camera…

Mr Steerpike’s Sidebar of Shame