People’s Vote march placards: the good, the bad and the ugly

20 October 2018 17:45

It’s the day of the People’s Vote march and over half a million protesters are estimated to have descended on…

Hugh Grant marches for the people… from France

20 October 2018 13:09

The EU flags, glitter berets and bad taste posters are out in full force today as the People’s Vote march…

People’s Vote campaigner’s sick suicide jibe

20 October 2018 12:37

Oh dear. Today hundreds of thousands of ‘People’s Vote’ campaigners are set to take to the streets as they campaign…

Why Theresa May needs an escape clause

20 October 2018 10:37

Theresa May has one route to a Brexit deal that can avoid irrevocably splitting her party and bringing down her…

Is William Hague to blame for the Tories’ troubles?

20 October 2018 10:00

If Britain crashes out of the EU with no deal and the Conservatives plunge to a defeat against Labour in…

What Donald Trump gets wrong about climate change

20 October 2018 9:00

Donald Trump now says of climate change: ‘I don’t think it’s a hoax, I think there’s probably a difference. But…

Nick Clegg is perfect for Facebook

19 October 2018 19:41

In his brilliant insider-account of his time at Facebook, Chaos Monkey, Antonio Garcia Martinez describes the process of ‘onboarding’. It’s…

Is Julian Assange the world’s worst tenant?

19 October 2018 18:50

Before taking up residence at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Assange lived at Ellingham Hall in Norfolk. This was at…

Are Labour any better than Nick Clegg when it comes to Facebook?

19 October 2018 17:19

When the FT revealed today that former Lib Dem leader and deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was joining Facebook as…

Johnny Mercer is just saying what a lot of Tory MPs are thinking

19 October 2018 14:41

Theresa May’s Hell Week 2.0 has aptly ended with a Conservative backbencher branding the current operation a ‘sh-t-show’. In an…

There’s only one way forward for Theresa May: keep Britain in the customs union

19 October 2018 13:30

Hello from Brussels and the EU Council that promised a Brexit breakthrough and delivered nothing. So on the basis of…

Chinese vaccine giant gets a taste of its own medicine

19 October 2018 13:14

A few months ago I wrote about the damning revelations surrounding one of China’s most trusted vaccines providers. Changsheng Biotech had…

Momentum target Chuka’s new pay cheque

19 October 2018 13:09

It used to be a truism on the left, that the one surefire way to motivate your base (and boost…

How politicians failed to learn from the charity sex abuse scandal

19 October 2018 10:38

When Tamsyn Barton was summoned before MPs last month to be quizzed on her suitability to run the official aid…

Watch: Alastair Campbell grilled over Brexit march hypocrisy

19 October 2018 9:31

This weekend thousands of anti-Brexit protesters are expected to take to the streets in the name of the People’s Vote…

Conservative MP: I wouldn’t vote for the Conservatives

19 October 2018 9:05

Oh dear. It’s not going great for Theresa May right now what with Brexiteers calling on her removal and Remainers…

The Spectator Podcast: Brexit, Bellingcat, and bondage with ethics

18 October 2018 17:51

This week, Brexit negotiations grind to a halt again as Brussels and the UK draw mutually exclusive red lines on…

Theresa May tries to de-dramatise the transition period

18 October 2018 16:42

With Conservative MPs across the spectrum seeing red over a mooted extension to the implementation period after the UK leaves…

Books Podcast: detective work with Sara Paretsky

18 October 2018 14:43

In this week’s Books Podcast I’m talking to the incomparable Sara Paretsky about her latest V. I. Warshawski novel Shell…

Michael Moore couldn’t be more wrong about Brexit

18 October 2018 14:33

How unfortunate that the person who once wrote a book called Stupid White Men now sounds an awful lot like a…

Chuka Umunna’s £451-an-hour new job will help his opponents no end

18 October 2018 13:47

The news that Chuka Umunna is getting paid £451 an hour to chair a new centrist think tank will go…

There’s always someone else to blame for the Brexit mess

18 October 2018 12:45

In a dismally competitive field, you might think Tory MP Andrew Bridgen must be the short-priced favourite for the next…

Watch: Tory MP’s Glaswegian accent troubles

18 October 2018 12:01

We’ve all been there. Having to ask someone to repeat themselves because you couldn’t understand them is embarrassing enough. Spare…

How was the ‘pimping out’ of an autistic girl allowed to happen?

18 October 2018 11:43

It is very hard to read the Times’s lead story today about the alleged sexual exploitation of a young autistic…