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Boris Johnson and George Osborne visit the Battle of Britain Bunker on September 10, 2015 in Uxbridge, England.

George Osborne presses on with his foreign ambitions

25 July 2016 15:56

Although George Osborne was passed over for the role of Foreign Secretary in Theresa May’s Cabinet reshuffle, the MP for…

Chevening, an official residence of the Foreign Secretary (Photo: Getty)

I was caught smoking a rollie in Chevening. What will Boris & co get up to?

23 July 2016 8:00

Chevening, the stately home in Kent henceforth to be shared by David Davis, Liam Fox and Boris Johnson — and…

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Boris’s charm wins over at awkward press conference

19 July 2016 17:36

Fresh from banging his head on the door of Downing Street, John Kerry has just been speaking at a press…

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Boris’s EU summit debut shows why he is the perfect pick for Foreign Secretary

18 July 2016 10:26

After a bit of initial drama involving an emergency plane landing, Boris Johnson is in Brussels. There’s been a lot…

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Boris Johnson: Nice attack represents continuing threat to Europe

15 July 2016 11:17

Following last night’s terror attack in Nice which left over 80 dead, the Union Jack and the Tricolore are at…

Ministers Attend David Cameron's Last Cabinet Meeting

Theresa May’s purge of the posh

14 July 2016 18:00

It’s not a great day to be an ambitious Tory who attended a private school — let alone Eton. After…

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Theresa May’s first day and Boris at the Foreign Office: How the foreign press reacted

14 July 2016 12:38

A new British Prime Minister is always big news on the continent and around the world. This time around, with…

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The Spectator podcast: Theresa May’s new cabinet

14 July 2016 11:31

George Osborne has gone, Phillip Hammond is in No 11, David Davis and Liam Fox are back in the Cabinet…

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The Boris archive: Africa is a mess, but we can’t blame colonialism

14 July 2016 10:18

This article was published in The Spectator on 2 February 2002 by Boris Johnson, the new Foreign Secretary and former editor…

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May Makes Her First Statement As The Country's New Leader

Watch: Home Secretary Amber Rudd on Boris – ‘he isn’t the man you want driving you home’

14 July 2016 9:30

Amber Rudd didn’t pull her punches during the referendum campaign when she aimed her fire at Boris Johnson. During a…

Angela Eagle Challenges Jeremy Corbyn For The Labour Leadership

Watch: Angela Eagle’s terrible timing continues as she reacts to Boris’ appointment

14 July 2016 8:59

Angela Eagle’s leadership launch has so far been characterised by one thing: her terrible timing. When she announced her bid…

David Cameron Holds The First Cabinet Meeting Since The UK Voted To Leave The EU

Theresa May has just shown she really is serious about Brexit

13 July 2016 22:41

‘Brexit means Brexit’ has been Theresa May’s message since she started running for the Tory leadership. But Brexit could mean…

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‘May Day’: How the papers reacted to our new PM-in-waiting

12 July 2016 8:06

David Cameron is now in in his last full day in Downing Street and already all eyes are on the…

Coffee House Shots: Leadsom drops out – what next for May?

11 July 2016 15:04

Over the course of the past weekend, Andrea Leadsom has come under fire for her comments on having children. Such…

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Can Theresa May nurse the Tories back to health?

11 July 2016 13:23

It might prove easier for the Tories’ new leader Theresa May to reunite the party post referendum than expected. First,…

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And then there was one… Theresa May’s team prepare for government

11 July 2016 13:03

Chris Grayling has given this very brief statement on behalf of Theresa May in the past few minutes: ‘Can I…

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The martyrdom of St Andrea

11 July 2016 13:01

He may have died in the seventeenth century but in his Mysterie of Rhetoric Unvail’d  of 1657 John Smith showed…

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Graham Brady rules out re-opening the Tory leadership contest

11 July 2016 12:47

Following Andrea Leadsom’s announcement that she is bowing out of the leadership race, Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 committee,…

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Andrea Leadsom: Theresa May is ‘ideally placed’ to implement Brexit

11 July 2016 12:15

Andrea Leadsom has withdrawn from the Tory leadership race, saying ‘the best interests of our country are best served by…

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Andrea Leadsom drops out of leadership race

11 July 2016 11:55

In what must be the shortest-lived leadership campaign in the history of the Conservative Party, Andrea Leadsom has just announced…

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Why the Tories should send May and Gove to the country

7 July 2016 10:00

As a radical paper, The Spectator has always been an admirer of Michael Gove, particularly his education reforms. He was,…

Why I’m backing Theresa May

5 July 2016 7:08

The EU Referendum has served to emphasise the huge divisions which exist across our country. One of the most prominent…

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Boris Johnson’s campaign manager goes for Gove – ‘an emotional need to gossip’

4 July 2016 8:48

After Michael Gove turned on his one-time ally Boris Johnson and decided to run for leader himself, there was disbelief…

Boris goes back to throwing rocks from the sidelines

4 July 2016 7:55

Dropping out of the Tory leadership race does mean one good thing for Boris: he can now go back to…

It’s time for our warring politicians to wake up to what really matters

3 July 2016 18:34

Well I might as well say publicly what I’ve been saying to everyone who will listen privately for the last…