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If Deutsche Bank collapses, it’s taking the euro with it

11 February 2016 13:06

The queues haven’t started forming outside branches in Frankfurt or Cologne yet. Even so, it is hard not to suspect…

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Marina Wheeler: why David Cameron’s EU deal isn’t enough

10 February 2016 13:28

This is an extract from the new issue of The Spectator, out tomorrow: Last week Donald Tusk, President of the…

Is it really wise for David Cameron to threaten us with migrants?

8 February 2016 16:42

Is it really wise for David Cameron to threaten us with migrants? That is what he has done today with…

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Charles Moore: Sorry, but Margaret Thatcher would not have voted to stay in the EU

7 February 2016 9:37

Margaret Thatcher would have voted to stay in the European Union, her former foreign policy adviser Lord Powell writes in…

Today in audio: Julian Assange vs Philip Hammond

5 February 2016 16:32

Haven’t had a chance to follow the day’s political events and interviews? Then don’t worry: here, The Spectator, brings you…

Spectator most-read: Trump’s defeat, life in the Royal Navy and ‘racist’ Oxford

5 February 2016 15:54

The Spectator’s fifth most-read article of the week was Nigel Farndale on what life was like on board a warship…

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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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Would the migrant crisis have happened without the EU?

3 February 2016 14:21

For those people already bored with the interminable European question, Radio 4 might get unbearable over the next few months.…

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PMQs: Corbyn offers Cameron some respite from the EU deal

3 February 2016 12:48

David Cameron’s focus today is on his statement to the Commons about his EU deal, and so was much of…

Today in audio: Tuesday 2nd February

2 February 2016 17:11

Haven’t had a chance to follow the day’s political events and interviews? Then don’t worry: here, The Spectator, brings you…

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Jeremy Corbyn is right: Cameron should have made his EU speech in the Commons

2 February 2016 14:17

With David Cameron in Chippenham, it was left to the Europe Minister David Lidington to respond to Jeremy Corbyn’s urgent…

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Why won’t David Cameron come clean about his EU migrant benefits deal?

2 February 2016 13:31

For the last three years, David Cameron has held out the prospect of voting ‘no’ in the referendum if he…

Eurosceptics get themselves in a tangle over EU red card

2 February 2016 11:06

The Eurosceptic campaign – already divided between two camps – seems to have got itself into another tangle over the…

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Can Denmark preserve its international reputation?

2 February 2016 10:50

Copenhagen Denmark has had a difficult few weeks. While it’s used to grabbing the headlines for being the happiest country…

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Boris Johnson: EU ‘red card’ is not enough

2 February 2016 10:37

Downing Street is doing its best to spin national parliament’s right to use a ‘red card’ against EU laws –…

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A warning flag on David Cameron’s Brussels negotiations

1 February 2016 17:47

In the past week, David Cameron has held a number of last-minute talks with EU counterparts in the hope of agreeing…

EU referendum: A third of MPs could still back Brexit

1 February 2016 16:25

How many MPs will come out for Brexit? After hearing endless best guesses, we got rather fed up, and used…

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With an 18-point lead in the latest poll, momentum is with the EU ‘in’ campaign. 

29 January 2016 17:59

Why is David Cameron having such trouble persuading Jean-Claude Juncker to give in to his minimal demands for EU reform?…

David Cameron’s EU renegotiation headache as pressure mounts to get a deal

29 January 2016 16:45

David Cameron gave all the appearances of being in a bullish mood as he said negotiations so far over Britain’s…

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Another day, another Johnson comes out for the In campaign

28 January 2016 12:02

Although David Cameron has said he will allow ministers a free vote on the EU referendum, only a handful of cabinet…

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Three reasons why this Eurosceptic infighting is such a gift to David Cameron

28 January 2016 10:10

There will have been gales of laughter in Downing Street and the In campaign this morning as they read Sam…

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There’s one major lesson Labour should learn from Syriza’s anniversary

26 January 2016 15:09

If a week is a long time in politics what’s a year? A century? A millennium? An Ice Age? If…

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Stuart Rose forgets the name of his own campaign

25 January 2016 13:15

Although a number of rival groups are currently vying to be the official Out campaign, it seems that some members…

Will the In campaign’s relentless negativity turn off voters?

25 January 2016 9:22

Stuart Rose has again warned the public of the risks of leaving the EU, but will the relentless negativity of…

Michael Caine wades into the EU debate: ‘I feel certain we should come out’

22 January 2016 8:57

Michael Caine started his Today programme interview apparently unsure about whether he was going to vote in or out in…