Justin Trudeau wants the West to worship at his feet

28 July 2017 8:27

Justin Trudeau, the wokest world leader, has officially achieved rock-star status. This week he appears on the cover of Rolling Stone…

The confusion over immigration shows the government is being pulled in three directions

27 July 2017 18:13

Another day, another mixed message from the government over its position on Brexit. This time it’s immigration that has become…

Is the government really going to be able to make the switch to electric cars?

27 July 2017 18:06

Don’t electric cars sound exciting? No exhaust emissions creating a toxic soup for children to breathe in as they go…

Books Podcast: Is monogamy dead?

27 July 2017 16:35

This week’s Books Podcast is all about love. Can we have too much of it? How long does it last?…

Heidi Allen’s independent approach raises questions

27 July 2017 16:23

Since Theresa May lost her Tory majority in the snap election, few of her MPs have been more critical of…

How can we put an end to all these dog attacks on sheep?

27 July 2017 15:57

This spring I wrote in the magazine about how sheep attacks were on the rise, as wayward dogs were becoming an…

Bad news for the Tories: Corbyn has learned to love the centre

27 July 2017 13:18

When Tony Blair was selling out the Labour Party by introducing a minimum wage, paid holiday leave and free nursery…

The Spectator Podcast: Macron’s vanity fair

27 July 2017 13:04

On this week’s episode we discuss whether Macron is losing his gloss, ask if the Brexit talks are heading in the…

Momentum’s attack ad is close to the bone for Corbyn

27 July 2017 12:47

After the Tories went on the attack this week over student debt, Momentum – the grassroots pro-Corbyn group – has…

Winchester College honours its Corbynistas

27 July 2017 11:53

As Jeremy Corbyn feels the heat this week over his decision to row back on an election pledge to ‘deal’ with…

Free traders need to get their act together

27 July 2017 10:13

The row over chlorine-washed chicken should be a wake-up call to British free traders. It is a sign of the…

Persistent buggers: how The Spectator fought to decriminalise homosexuality

27 July 2017 8:45

Fifty years ago today, on 27 July 1967, the Sexual Offences Act received royal assent, at last decriminalising male homosexuality…

Stop playing chicken with Britain’s free-trade future

26 July 2017 15:25

Besides being important in themselves, the trade talks between Britain and the United States which began this week are symbolic…

Tim Farron goes rogue

26 July 2017 14:25

Last week, Sir Vince Cable was appointed – unchallenged – as leader of the Liberal Democrats. While some in the party…

Don’t panic! There’s more than enough sperm to go around

26 July 2017 13:27

Getting agitated, are you, about declining sperm counts? The Guardian called the fall in numbers ‘shocking’; for the Telegraph, never…

It’s a score draw on the economy for Brexiteers and Remainers

26 July 2017 13:10

Yesterday was a golden day for the Despite Brexiteers – those who try to frame every piece of good economic…

Cabinet ministers deserve to be roasted for giving this chicken story legs

26 July 2017 11:32

Don’t Liam Fox and Michael Gove know how to use Skype? Just as the Cabinet finally start to reach agreement…

How Brexit will change Germany

26 July 2017 10:30

In the summer of 1990, the editor of The Spectator, Dominic Lawson, went to interview Nicholas Ridley, Margaret Thatcher’s Secretary…

The victory over Isis has left Mosul at risk of more brutality

25 July 2017 17:40

A grainy video posted to Twitter shows a bearded man, his hands raised, on his knees, pleading for his life.…

Liam Fox’s Brexit optimism is matched by President Trump’s

25 July 2017 14:43

Liam Fox is well known for his optimism when it comes to Brexit. The International Trade Secretary has even been…

I’m a Leaver who would be happy for a second referendum

25 July 2017 12:48

To everyone’s huge surprise, Jeremy Corbyn has come out as being quite a hard-line Eurosceptic, despite his tireless campaigning last…

Conservatives weaponise student debt

25 July 2017 9:22

The Conservatives are back on the front foot. After Jeremy Corbyn appeared to row back on an election promise over…

Is anyone safe in Trump’s administration?

25 July 2017 8:17

I’m not sure how it is with the BBC and Sky, but here in the United States the news channels…

Justine Greening should keep out of the Church of England’s business

24 July 2017 19:29

God, she’s on a bit of a run, Justine Greening, isn’t she? A day after it turns out she wants…