Internships at The Spectator for 2020: no CVs (or names!) please

24 February 2020 18:30

The Spectator is now the fastest-growing current affairs magazine not just in Britain but Europe. In April, we’ll become the…

It’s time for an honest debate about the cost of net zero

24 February 2020 17:55

When the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) launched its report on the feasibility of entirely decarbonising the UK economy, we…

Corbynite academic: I’ll leave the UK if Starmer wins

24 February 2020 17:31

Spare a thought for the Corbynites. Not only have they spectacularly crashed the only viable parliamentary vehicle for the left,…

Can Macron halt the rise of Islamic extremism?

24 February 2020 14:51

Emmanuel Macron has unveiled his plan to combat the rise of Islamic extremism in France. Stressing that his fight was…

Wanted: a podcast producer for The Spectator

24 February 2020 12:51

The Spectator is the world’s oldest (and Europe’s fastest-growing) magazine and is read by more people than ever. But our…

Priti Patel and the ugly prejudice of her critics

24 February 2020 12:47

Isn’t it amazing how all the woke rules for how to talk about women and people of colour go flying…

Starmer: the most exciting thing I’ve done is go to a football match

24 February 2020 11:51

Keir Starmer is the favourite to take over from Jeremy Corbyn, but is he too boring for the top job…

Labour’s trans rights problem

24 February 2020 11:06

How do you save a party that doesn’t want to be saved? Tony Blair doesn’t know but it hasn’t stopped…

Left-wing feminism is no ally of women

24 February 2020 10:30

It’s increasingly popular to say feminism can never be capitalist; no exceptions. Capitalism, by its nature, supposedly exploits women. But if feminism…

Auditions for Sturgeon’s replacement are already taking place

23 February 2020 14:55

Nicola Sturgeon has told Andrew Marr: ‘I do intend to lead my party into the next Scottish Parliament election and…

Sunday shows round-up: Ex-Brexit secretary’s jibe at Dominic Cummings

23 February 2020 12:36

David Davis – Huawei decision could be among worst ever made The former Brexit Secretary David Davis joined Andrew Marr…

When will Joe Biden accept it’s all over?

23 February 2020 8:47

In Iowa, Americans had to wait the entire night before a caucus winner was declared. Today in Nevada, the wait…

Britain is booming – despite Brexit

23 February 2020 7:30

After the vote for Brexit, it was often said that our departure from the EU was most likely to harm…

Trust issues mean Heathrow’s third runway is unlikely to ever take off

22 February 2020 16:09

Downing Street is acutely aware that one of the biggest dangers to this government is losing voters’ trust. As I…

In defence of the wood burner fuel ban

22 February 2020 12:34

Open the papers this morning and you would think the government had just announced plans to slaughter the first-born. The…

Trade talks between the UK and the EU are heading for a blow-up

22 February 2020 10:01

‘The reality is the talks will blow up shortly’. As I say in the Sun this morning, this is the…

The post-Brexit bounce seems to have stuck, for now

22 February 2020 8:30

The post-election economic bounce appears to be more than a fluke. Positive news came in waves this week, as data…

Boris’s main opposition is his party’s ageing demographics

22 February 2020 7:40

If you want to see why Britain’s future will be so decrepit, look at the dramas on ITV. Unlike the…

Why have so many of our recent viruses come from bats?

22 February 2020 7:30

Coronavirus is far from the first disease they've passed on to us

The Queen has crushed Harry’s ‘Sussex Royal’ delusion

21 February 2020 22:33

It’s taken just 44 days for a royal pipe dream to well and truly bite the dust. Last month, Harry…

Dawn Butler: accountants were invented to count prostitutes’ money

21 February 2020 18:05

Everyone knows what the oldest profession in the world is supposed to be. But what came afterwards? Labour deputy leadership…

The Edition podcast: can Bloomberg’s billions make up for his lack of personality?

21 February 2020 16:32

Donald Trump might be a multi-billionaire, but his wealth is nothing compared to former mayor of New York Mike Bloomberg’s…

Leo Varadkar has been hung out to dry by the EU

21 February 2020 15:07

A year ago, did anyone look like they would come out of Brexit better than Leo Varadkar? Here was a…

The Budget will show how the Tories plan to win the next election

21 February 2020 10:49

It’s only a few weeks until Budget day and the papers are filled with reports of the various revenue-raising measures…