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Charles de Gaulle knew it: Britain does not belong in the EU

1 May 2016 7:19

‘England in effect is insular, she is maritime, she is linked through her interactions, her markets and her supply lines…

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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…

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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…

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…

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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…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and President of the European Council Donald Tusk cut a red ribbon opening a child protection centre in Gaziantep (Photo: Steffen Kugler/Getty)

Don’t mention the poem! A tale from Angela Merkel’s Turkish trip

26 April 2016 12:58

It was all smiles for the camera as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other EU top brass visited Nizip refugee…

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Obama warns of countries who ‘use trade as a weapon’. Like USA over Brexit?

25 April 2016 18:25

President Obama has taken his European tour to Germany, where he touted the ‘indisputable’ benefits of an EU-US free-trade pact. Speaking…

Coffee House shots: What’s next for the Brexit campaign?

25 April 2016 12:33

The EU referendum rumbles ever closer but after a bad week for the leave campaign following Barack Obama’s controversial intervention…

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Will Dutch politicians choose to serve Brussels or their citizens?

23 April 2016 9:03

The Netherlands was one of the six original founders of the European Union. We, the Dutch, have always been internationally…

The Spectator podcast: Obama’s Brexit overreach

23 April 2016 8:30

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

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There’s nothing ‘racist’ about Boris Johnson’s Obama comments

22 April 2016 17:39

Nick Cohen is predictably over-the-top in his response to Boris Johnson’s piece about President Obama’s intervention in the Brexit debate…

Coffee House Podcast: Barack Obama’s Brexit intervention

22 April 2016 12:33

Barack Obama has waded into the Brexit debate but should he be lecturing us about the EU referendum? On this…

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Yes, Obama may be deeply annoying. But on Europe, he's right

22 April 2016 8:16

You don’t like Barack Obama’s foreign policy? Fine, I don’t either. You are impatient to know who the next president…

The Spectator podcast: Obama’s Brexit overreach

21 April 2016 7:54

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

Today in audio: Gove’s case for Brexit

19 April 2016 17:03

Michael Gove has been making his case for Brexit and doing his best to knock the stuffing out of the…

Mark Carney wades into Brexit debate again

19 April 2016 16:58

Whatever might be said about the Governor of the Bank of England, it’s hard to fault his persistence. Mark Carney…

Did Stephen King write the In campaign’s script?

19 April 2016 12:16

One of the most striking things about the debate on Britain’s future relationship with Europe is that the case for…

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The danger of Michael Gove’s vague optimism

19 April 2016 9:23

After yesterday’s furore over Treasury warnings about exactly what Brexit will cost British families, today it’s Michael Gove’s turn to…

Today in audio: Osborne slammed over ‘absurd’ Brexit warning

18 April 2016 17:19

George Osborne’s warning over what Brexit will cost the UK economy has dominated the headlines for much of the day.…

The Coffee House podcast: George Osborne’s Brexit warning

18 April 2016 12:15

George Osborne has warned today that Brexit will cost each household in the UK around £4,500. The Chancellor also said…

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Watch: Tristram Hunt feels the heat over the EU on Sunday Politics

18 April 2016 9:13

With the outcome of the EU referendum predicted to be on a ‘knife edge’, there are growing concerns that David…

The Spectator podcast: tax vs sex

16 April 2016 9:30

To subscribe to The Spectator’s weekly podcast, for free, visit the iTunes store or follow us on SoundCloud. After the row over tax returns,…

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The EU has become a victim of Obama’s Middle East policy

15 April 2016 10:12

A Middle Eastern friend put to me the other day a point so big that I felt silly for not…

Why Obama’s Brexit intervention will matter whether we like it or not

15 April 2016 8:42

It now looks likely that Barack Obama’s visit to London next week will see the President calling on Britain to…

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Could the IMF’s Brexit warning swing it for Remain?

12 April 2016 15:42

The IMF has published one of the starkest warnings so far against Brexit from an organisation based outside of Britain.…