Is Corbyn really closing in on May?

26 May 2017 8:47

Corbyn is closing in on May, the Times reports this morning, as a poll from YouGov shows the gap between…

Corbyn: British foreign policy leads to terrorism here at home

25 May 2017 22:00

One might have expected the general election campaign to resume in a softly-softly fashion following the Manchester bombing. But Jeremy…

Will Corbyn’s supporters blame their election defeat on the Manchester attack?

25 May 2017 16:30

The Manchester murders have given British politics its first conspiracy theory with a grain of truth in it. It may…

Your enemy’s enemy isn’t always your friend when it comes to refugees

25 May 2017 16:16

For those who argue that Britain should blindly accept refugees, the family history of Salman Abedi must make somewhat uncomfortable…

Ukip spare the beekeeper

25 May 2017 14:34

Ukip has vowed to ban the burka if it ever comes to power and in its manifesto – which it…

The Spectator Podcast: The Islamist worldview

25 May 2017 13:40

On this week’s episode, we reflect on the tragic events in Manchester and what can be done to prevent similar…

Today’s GDP data reveals one thing: Mark Carney should have kept his cool after Brexit

25 May 2017 13:39

Inflation is rising. Real wages are stagnant, and GDP is being revised downwards, putting us down there with the likes…

Ukip’s tough talk on terror comes with a big risk

25 May 2017 12:24

Ukip’s success in pursuing the Tories over Brexit will be remembered for a long time. Now, the party thinks it…

Books Podcast: Martin Luther, Catholic dissident

25 May 2017 12:23

In this week’s Books Podcast, we honour the five hundredth anniversary of the nailing of that business with the 95 Theses, the church…

Gary Lineker to the rescue

25 May 2017 12:07

Last month, Rachel Johnson managed to create a mini furore when it transpired that she had joined the Liberal Democrats.…

How Libya became a breeding ground for jihadists

25 May 2017 11:11

In August 2011, I was in Sabratha, the latest city on the road to Tripoli to fall to the rebels.…

Police stop sharing information with the US after Manchester bomb leaks

25 May 2017 8:38

Yesterday morning, Home Secretary Amber Rudd warned the US government to stop leaking details from the investigation into the Manchester…

The election campaign resumes on Friday – in defiance of those who seek to destroy democracy

24 May 2017 18:10

The election campaign will resume on Friday, with both Labour and the Tory national campaigns re-staring. This is welcome news.…

The strange similarity between Donald Trump and Pope Francis

24 May 2017 17:38

Donald Trump’s verdict on his audience with Pope Francis – ‘fantastic meeting’, ‘honor of a lifetime’ – may disappoint those…

Manchester terror attack: what we know so far

24 May 2017 17:30

What we know so far: Police are hunting a ‘network’ in connection with the Manchester bombing, as they confirmed that the…

Corbyn supporter led away by police outside Downing Street

24 May 2017 16:42

Today Labour have announced that the party will re-commence its general election national campaign on Friday, after all campaigning was put…

Pope Francis’s liberal fan club visibly upset after he hits it off with Trump

24 May 2017 16:15

Pope Francis met President Trump this morning and they appear to have hit it off. After a 30-minute meeting in…

Should there be troops on the streets?

24 May 2017 14:36

In the wake of terrorist outrages such as Monday’s bombing, the British public tends to keep calm and carry on.…

Why Islamists are obsessed with controlling young girls

24 May 2017 14:06

When the pictures of the dead came in, it was hard to take, even from a distance. There was Georgina…

Islamists are very clear about what they want – we just aren’t listening

24 May 2017 11:55

The meeting place of the two worlds could not have been more sharply defined. In Manchester Arena, thousands of young…

Mark Carney falls victim to a hoax

24 May 2017 10:47

For weeks now, an email hoaxer has been trying to catch bank officials out online. After the prankster tricked Barclays…

The Manchester bombing: what the papers say

24 May 2017 8:23

The ‘cruel’ attack in Manchester is ‘more proof’ that the ‘liberal West shelters hate-filled enemies set on destroying our way…

UK terror threat level raised to ‘critical’, soldiers deployed to the streets

23 May 2017 22:57

In her second statement of the day, Theresa May has announced that the national terror threat level has been raised…

We must come together – and repeat the mantra ‘hope not hate’

23 May 2017 16:03

We must all come together. Hope, not hate. Nothing to do with Islam. Nothing to do with Muslims. Just a…