Come on Arlene: Why the DUP should back Boris’s deal

18 October 2019 16:20

That the DUP was going to prove pivotal in Brexit negotiations was inevitable from the early hours of 9 June…

Watch: Brussels journalists applaud Jean-Claude Juncker

18 October 2019 16:18

The inner workings of the European Union can often seem like a chummy club to outside observers – a place…

Watch: protestor scales the Elizabeth Tower

18 October 2019 16:15

It’s been a hard couple of days for the Extinction Rebellion protestors. First, the group’s disastrous attempt to block the…

Brexiteers are making a mistake backing Boris Johnson’s deal

18 October 2019 15:43

There is an understandable desire among some Brexiteers to accept Boris Johnson’s deal. Everyone is battle weary. But it is…

Boris has compromised, not conquered on Brexit

18 October 2019 14:41

Reflecting on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, I have many questions. Why are people who rejected the possibility of Northern Ireland…

Full list: the MPs backing Boris Johnson’s deal

18 October 2019 14:00

After a remarkable turnaround, Boris Johnson has succeeded in brokering a Brexit deal with the European Union. Now, he has…

The DUP is caught on the horns of a Brexit dilemma

18 October 2019 12:54

There is a magnificent paradox – the Taj Mahal of paradoxes, let’s hope NOT the RMS Titanic of paradoxes –…

Nobel Peace Prize winner David Trimble backs Boris’s Brexit deal

18 October 2019 11:26

The former First Minister of Northern Ireland David Trimble, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the…

It’s time for every Brexiteer to back Boris Johnson’s deal

18 October 2019 8:07

During my years campaigning for Brexit, I’ve bounced around quite a few different organisations in support of the great cause;…

The Spectator Podcast: can Boris do it?

18 October 2019 8:02

As Boris Johnson agrees a Brexit deal with the EU, it seems that we really may be leaving the EU…

Boris Johnson’s path to victory

17 October 2019 22:15

The Saturday vote on Boris Johnson’s deal will be closer than people think. Around 18 or 19 of the Tory…

Boris Johnson’s biggest Brexit deal victory

17 October 2019 21:01

In order to get anywhere in life, you have to compromise. Redrafting a deal foisted on you with no time…

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal: eight key changes

17 October 2019 20:23

The UK Government and the European Commission today published the text of a revised Protocol on Northern Ireland, coming just…

Boris Johnson ‘very confident’ MPs will back his deal

17 October 2019 18:33

Boris Johnson has just given a very upbeat press conference about his Brexit deal, despite the DUP being clear that…

Five ways in which Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is better than Theresa May’s

17 October 2019 17:48

Boris Johnson managed to defy his critics today and reach a Brexit deal with the European Union. The new agreement…

The shifting Tory dynamics behind the party’s Brexit deal dilemma

17 October 2019 16:39

It is not currently looking hopeful that Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal will pass in the Commons. The Prime Minister will…

For the EU, it’s this deal or no deal

17 October 2019 16:16

Having reached a deal with the EU, Boris Johnson’s task is now to find a majority in the House of…

Jean-Claude Juncker has helped Boris immeasurably

17 October 2019 16:01

As of this afternoon, we really are getting close to the endgame. Jean-Claude Juncker told reporters today: ‘If we have a…

The changing face of Pakistan

17 October 2019 15:47

When they arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday for a five-day tour, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge entered a country…

Watch: Jean-Claude Juncker loses his temper

17 October 2019 15:26

It looks as though it is all getting a bit too much for Jean-Claude Juncker. The EU Commission president snapped…

Jean-Claude Juncker finds a way around the Benn Act

17 October 2019 14:55

How can Boris Johnson pass a deal without the support of the DUP? The answer could lie in comments this…

The key changes in Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal

17 October 2019 14:44

Boris Johnson has agreed a new Brexit deal with the EU. Here are the key differences between the old and…

The New IRA will be thrilled with its Channel 4 interview

17 October 2019 14:12

Twitter is a useful safety valve. I’ve been enjoying some reactions to a bizarre performance last night on Channel 4…

Watch: Nigel Farage’s withering verdict on Boris’s Brexit deal

17 October 2019 12:36

‘Well, it’s just not Brexit’. That’s Nigel Farage’s withering verdict on Boris Johnson’s revised deal with the EU. The Brexit…